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CCNA Eng. Job Opening

United States
September 29, 2008

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**** *. *** **. • ROYAL OAK, MI 48067

PHONE 231-***-**** • E-MAIL ******@*****.***

OBJECTIVE - To obtain a position as a network engineer where hard work, creativity, and a team player mentality will benefit an organization.



Network Planner, 05/07 – Current, Ford Motor Company Dearborn, MI

Co-led negotiations on a $9 million/1-year contract extension with Cisco Systems for global router/switch maintenance

Solely responsible for process of maintaining Cisco SMARTnet service on over 10,000 network devices globally

Member of review panel that reviewed network upgrades to the Ford network globally

Led network upgrade at Michigan Truck Plant which included 20 switches and 50 wireless access points

Negotiated pricing on $5 million in network hardware from Cisco Systems for Ford manufacturing facilities

Co-developed a configuration and installation plan for $7 million worth of hardware at 24 facilities

Utilized VitalQIP to maintain and update Ford DNS records

IS/IT Helpdesk Technician, 05/05 – 12/05, Harley-Davidson Motor Company Tomahawk, WI

Provided tier 1 and 2 support for production and office PC’s and servers

Administered Microsoft, Novell and AS/400 user accounts

Administered Microsoft Servers

Utilized VPN to administer the network remotely

Frequently troubleshot issues with the domain in Active Directory

Researched business reasons and gave presentation on the possible rollout of IM at the enterprise level of H-D

Conducted WIFI audit of Kaphaem Rd. plantPatching of workstations and servers to combat virus threats

Maintained technical documentation for departments web portal

Solely Responsible for account lockout reporting and documentation


06/02 – 12/06, Michigan Technological University Houghton, MI

BS, Computer Networking and Systems Administration

GPA: 3.42, Deans List multiple semesters

Member of the Association of Information Technology Professionals

Over 3 years experience installing, configuring and troubleshooting Cisco network devices.

06/06 – 12/06, Harley-Davidson Motor Company Tomahawk, WI

Degree Project – Utilizing 900MHz RFID systems on the plant floor

Conducted a pilot to migrate the current legacy RFID infrastructure to a more robust Gen2 RFID infrastructure on the plant floor.

Conducted in-house testing in Houghton, MI on several vendors RFID hardware and a live 3-day pilot in the H-D plant during production w/ the new systems.

Worked hand in hand with vendors communicating issues and architecture

Documented the research, live pilot and feedback into a report we presented the H-D IT board.


Network Technologies: RIP, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, TCP/IP, DNS, FTP, ICMP, VLANS, VTP, 802.1q, NAT, ACL’s, VPN, 802.11, Etherchannel, TACACS

Operating Systems: Windows 9X, 2000, XP, Windows Server 2003, UNIX, Cisco IOS

Software: Microsoft Office, Visio, AutoCAD, Radmin, Norton Ghost, VitalQIP, Cisco Works, Microsoft Share Point

Hardware: Installation and maintenance of PC’s, Laptops, Cisco Routers, Cisco Switches, Hubs, RFID Readers/Writers

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