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Network Engineer

Wallkill, NY
July 10, 2021

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Everett Figueroa

347-***-**** • •


Solutions-oriented and resourceful leader with extensive experience in network engineering. Demonstrated ability to build teams, gain consensus, and manage relationships. Creative problem solver with outstanding communication skills. Known for the optimization of processes by creating KPIs and controls, collecting user stories, documentation, and training. Core competencies include:

Change Management • Project Management • Routers • Networking • Team Leadership • Technical Support • System Administration • Vendor Management


Operating Systems: Cisco IOS, Microsoft Windows Server 2k8, 2k3, 2k, NT 4.0-3.51

Hardware: Cisco 43xx, 74xx, 72xx, 38xx, 29xx, 28xx Routers and Nexus Switches 7k, 5k, Catalyst 93xx, 65xx, 45xx, 3850, 3750, 36xx, 29xx, 35xx Switches, ASA 5510, 5525, 5540, and 5550s. Cisco 5540/5520, 3504 Wireless controllers. F5 Fire-Pass 4100 and Big IP LTM 3400 and LTM\GTM 6800. Compaq/HP DL360/380 Servers, Dell Power Edge, Power Vault and Equal Logic Servers


Software: Cisco IOS, SDM, ASDM, CCP, Cisco Works, Cisco NAC Profiler, Cisco Clean Access Standard Manager; Visio, Secure CRT, Tera Term Pro, Putty, Web-Sense; Active Directory, Group Policy Manager, Tivoli Provision Manager (TPM), Spice Works, Log Me-In

Ticket Tracking: Clarity PPM, Service Now, Service Manager 9, Spice Works, Tivoli, Remedy, Para Green


AZ-900, CWNA, Cisco CCNA/CCENT, Microsoft MCSE 2k, MCP 2k & NT4.0


PepsiCo September 2015 – Present

Network Engineer/ CTO Delivery Lead

Network Delivery Lead for North America Beverages overseeing Nationwide Network Remediation programs, Business-As-Usual demand, and roll-out of new technologies. Provide vendor management and onboard new vendors.

Optimize processes by creating KPIs and controls, collecting user stories, documentation, and training.

Manage NEW site/ Site Consolidations Creation and Site closures. Order NEW equipment for deployment.

Manage Company Acquisitions and coordinate the creation of VPN’s to newly acquired company networks to ensure data backup and communication until Network can be rolled into PepsiCo Corporate Network.

Create solutions for technology integrations into the corporate Network utilizing a Vendor VLAN for 1-way communication out to the Vendor.

Managed and coordinated Rockwell OT/IT implementations with Cisco ASA-5525 Firewalls for segmentation of the corporate and factory floor networks.

Coordinated adding multiple sites to Krones B2B VPN tunnel for remote administration by the vendor.

Steered multiple teams and train them in PepsiCo processes.

Create service requests and change requests for work to be implemented. Obtain approvals for the changes via Control access review board. Schedule implementation and downtimes with vendors, sites, and field engineers to be ready for work at time agreed upon.

Cognizant/PepsiCo - Network Project Delivery Team August 2013 – September 2015

Network Engineer

Partnered with Production Services and Solution Engineering teams with a solid line reporting relationship to the Project Deployment Manager.

Contributed to project deployment support activities within the network project deployment area.

Served as a technical leader and owns a segment of the overall deployment effort.

Created run book procedures for production services to enable them to run systems being deployed.

Participated in project teams to ensure that all requirements within their stack areas are met.

Coordinate and represent network infrastructure change controls with PepsiCo Change Approval Board, Project Teams, onsite support Technicians and multiple vendors.

Micro Tech Inc./Smart Source June 2013 - July2013

Network Specialist

Deployed a Cisco LWAPP Wi-fi throughout USMA West Point Campus. Includes the configuration and installation of Cisco WLC-5508 controllers. Rack and Stack 200+ Catalyst 3560x Switches.

Installed 2000 internal and external CAPWAP access points.

Integrated hardware to Cisco Prime Network Control System (NCS) Infrastructure 1.2 software as well as installation, verification, and Network troubleshooting of all equipment in an incredibly challenging environment.

Computer Task Group (CTG) NY March 2013 – June 2013

Network Specialist

Managed VLAN Creation/Deletion on Nexus Switches 7k and Catalyst 6509, 3750 Switches.

Loaded and Unloaded IOS 7400, 7200 and 3800 Routers, ASA 5510, 5540, 5550 and some PIX firewalls.

Configured Ether- Channels, setup Web VPN for remote users, review and implement network designs, and provide layer 2 Network Troubleshooting for all clients.

Configured F5 Fire Pass 4100 and Big IP LTM 3400 and LTM/GTM 6800.

The New Yorker Hotel NY, NY December 2012 – March 2013

Network Administrator

Configured and Managed 2950 Cisco Switches, Rack and Stack Installation of new 2960 switches into the environment.

Managed 20 Windows 2008-2003, Management of Active Directory users, group, and GPO’s.

MS Exchange 2007, creating, backing up and maintaining user mailboxes and distribution lists.

Managed Data backups using Backup Exec utilizing HP StorageWorks MSL 4048 Ultrium 3000.

Supported 130+ internal users with Network, software, hardware, and printing troubleshooting.

Time Warner Cable Middletown, NY October 2011 - January 2012

Level 3 Support

Provided customer- friendly and proficient technical support to high-speed data customers using phone, email, chat, instant messaging, and other means of communication.

Troubleshot PC/MAC hardware, Router’s, cable Modem’s, and Telephone Modem’s, TCP/IP and DHCP issues.


Credit Suisse First Boston

Senior Migration and Technical Lead - The Computer Merchant LTD


CUNY - Baruch College, New York

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