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Network Engineer Cisco

Lake Villa, IL
October 15, 2019

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Technical professional with strong work history and 10+ years of excellence in the telecommunications industry. Ability to convey complex, technical concepts into understandable language for non-technical people. Experience in project management, training staff on policies and operations, and developing standard operating procedures that ensure the continuation and enhancements of services. Proven ability to perform well under pressure with excellent leadership, management, communication, customer service, and problem-solving skills. Hands on experience of managing LAN - WAN technologies. I meet every challenge with passion, energy, spirit of innovation and purpose. Driven focusing in what is an important, seizing opportunity. I stand behind what I do, with high ethical standards, and believe success is a direct result of respecting individual, teamwork and value contributions.


Experience in TCP/IP Networks. Design, Implementation, Maintenance and Troubleshooting IP Networks both LAN and WAN. Network Technologies/Topologies:

WAN - Frame-Relay, GRE/IPSEC VPN, MPLS Circuits Implementation.

Layer 2 networking - 802.1(D, W, S), Ethernet, PPPoE, Ether-Channel PAgP and LACP.

Layer 3 networking - IPv4, IPv6, OSPF, EIGRP, iBGP, eBGP.

OSPFv3, BGP, EIGRPv6, VRF-lite.

VPN - SSL VPN, IPSec VPN, and DMVPN (phase 1 and 2)

Cisco Networking – Dynamic routing protocols, layer 2 and 3 switching, VLANs and trunking, WLAN

High Availability Concepts and convergence: HSRP, VRRP, GLBP.

Cisco: Routers, Switches (IOS), HP Procurve Switch, Switch 3Com.

(4) Years of experience in Networking Education.

Cisco Prime Infrastructure

Cisco WLC


Network Technician, 05/2017 to Present

Synectics, Inc.

I would like to share an update on my performance and contributions within my current contract to Abbott Laboratories. During this time, I have become an integral member of the Abbott Laboratories – BTS- Network LAN / WAN Implementation team, and have developed innovative ways to contribute to the company, serving multiple technologies for Abbott in more than 150 countries that employ approximately 69,000 people.

For example, in the past year alone, I have participated and achieved the following goals:

1.CFR Pharmaceuticals Project

Implementing new and integrating an Abbott network infrastructure presence in Latin America.


Increase network capacity of the WAN/LAN & Expand WiFicoverage

i. 2018 Increase network capacity across, Americas sites (120 sites)

ii. 2018 Increase network capacity across, European sites (61 sites)

iii. 2018 Increase network capacity across. Asia/ME sites (79 sites)

3.Voluntarily has trained new incoming network team-members to the BTS- Network LAN / WAN Implementation team.

4.Implementation of new technology infrastructure documentation, to improve the teams integration of LAN/WAN/Wireless technology globally.

Configuration and implementation of Switches, Routers, AP's, Cisco WLC.

LAN / WAN Design.

Management of Cisco Prime Infrastructure.

Management of SharePoint and its different tools, such as CMDB, ACS, IPAM, BBNA, SolarWinds, etc.

MPLS and VPN configurations

iBGP, eBGP, Route Reflectors configurations

LAN / WAN Troubleshooting

Network Engineer Consultant, 02/2015 to 02/2017

PcTienda C.A. – Caracas – Venezuela

As PCTienda consultant my main task was to maintain the operation of different network equipment such as

Routers, Switches, Firewalls, etc.

Propose and implement access policies, security and performance of the LAN - WAN.

Configurations are done remotely via VPN.

Network Engineer Coordinator, 09/2013 to 07/2014

Telefonica Movistar – Caracas - Venezuela

Maintain the operation and the perfect performance of the communications equipment company Nationwide with the firm intention of providing the end customer the best service. This involves planning, installation, operation and optimization of a wide range of network environments and mixed technologies such as routing, switching, wireless (AP's and WLC), firewalls, all solutions focused primarily on Cisco Systems.

Field Service Engineer, 07/2010 to 08/2013

HP Venezuela – Caracas - Venezuela

Team Leader Team Work

Cisco Routers and Cisco Switches configuration and installation

Network Engineer Coordinator, 10/2006 to 02/2009

SASA. Autonomous Institute of Animal Health – Caracas - Venezuela

Team building and leadership

Coordination and supervision of staff assigned to the communications department

The Lan - Wan communication network was designed, developed and implemented Nationwide between the 23 states and the headquarter located in Caracas

IT Manager, 02/2005 to 09/2006

Telco Consultores, C.A. – Caracas - Venezuela

The Lan - Wan communication network was designed, developed and implemented in several important companies in Venezuela, takes like: Gedisa, Fuller Company, IPSFA, and Mabe Venezuela.

It was also designed and implemented the VPN communication as well as VoIP

Significant money saving in the communication of each Company, once these solutions were implemented.

Cisco Certified Academy Instructor, 01/2002 to 10/2006

Fermin Toro College, Caracas - Venezuela 4 years as Instructor

More than 600 students were instructed and they reached to obtain CCNA certification

Computer Programming: IT,1996

Nueva Esparta College - Caracas - Venezuela GPA: 4.9 /6.00



- Cisco Certified Network Associate

- Cisco Certified Academy Instructor

- Next Certification: CCNP and Amazon Web Services, Solution Architect Associate and Solution Architect Professional


IDS/IPS Implementation: Fortinet Security Solution platform Apr 2013 - Aug 2013 Caracas - Venezuela

Responsible for the implementation of the proposed solution by Fortinet and the migration into the operative

Network. Routing planning, best practices, documentation, team work and Technical Leader

Replacement Cisco Routers 3600 End-of-Sales (EoS) and End-of-Life (EoL) by Cisco 2800 model.

Aug 2012 - Dec 2012 Caracas - Venezuela

Design, planning, implementation and coordination of each activity for scheduled tasks

Nortel Switches replacement by Cisco Switches 3750 model

Mar 2011 - July 2011 Caracas - Venezuela

Design, planning, implementation and coordination of each activities for scheduled tasks

Design, development, and implementation of LAN - WAN network solution at Autonomous Institute of Animal Health (SASA) Nationwide

Oct 2006 - Feb 2009 Caracas - Venezuela Project Cost: 1,069,767.00 $

Once the project was completed, effective communication between each State and the main office located in Caracas was achieved. This project allowed significant money savings for the institution.


Spanish Native

English Advanced

Italian Advanced

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