Local Area Network Administrator for a Campus Enterprise at the University of Southern Mississippi; Perimeter Firewall Engineer for Campus Enterprise Environment managing all traffic in and out of Campus Network; Technical support representative for all Cisco hardware and software; Install and instruct in software application; Develop network security principles and enforce security policies; Classified and Unclassified Network Administrator; Maintains Cisco IOS code upgrades and Cisco Access Layer Switch Configuration management.
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Dell Certified SonicWALL Security Professional (CSSP), 10+ years in Information Technology. Network Managers Functional Course, Functional Security+ Course, Information Assurance Fundamentals Course, Cryptography, Ports, Protocols and Network Security, Public Key Infrastructure and Access Security, COMPTIA Security+ Certified. Certified in Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7. Active Directory Administrator. LAN/WAN Administrator. Windows NT Server Manager. AVAYA phone system manager. Network Infrastructure Administrator. POLYCOM VTC Coordinator & Administrator. Help Desk Support Technician
Network/Firewall Administrator, 01/2014
to Current University of Southern Mississippi – Hattiesburg,
Upgraded entire campus network to Gigabit, Power Over Ethernet Cisco switches.
Administered, installed, configured, maintained, monitored and troubleshot the university's switch network, as well as DHCP/DNS services.
Maintained all documentation related to the university's switch network, DHCP/DNS services, and communications rooms status and equipment.
Participated in the disaster recovery planning process as it related to the university's switch network, DHCP/DNS services, and communications rooms.
Maintained and increased technical knowledge through coursework, workshops, seminars, readings and cross training with other team members.
Implemented and maintained Dell Perimeter firewall, Cisco switches and security appliances.
Troubleshot and maintained all networking devices and infrastructure across the enterprise including switches, routers and firewalls.
Senior Network Technician, 04/2013
to 12/2013 General Dynamics Information Technology – Hattiesburg,
Defined security requirements for computer systems, including mainframe, workstations and personal computers.
Managed the development and deployment of the network and infrastructure for five new call centers
Set up and maintained over 500 computers and associated equipment for call center services
LAN/WAN Administrator, 07/2011
to 02/2013 United States Army – Camp Shelby,
Installed and performed repairs to hardware,
software, and peripheral equipment, following design or installation
Oversaw the daily performance of computer systems.
up equipment for employee use, performing or ensuring proper
installation of cable, operating systems, and appropriate software.
Maintained record of daily data communication transactions, problems and remedial action taken, and installation activities.
technical manuals, conferred with users, and conducted computer diagnostics
to investigate and resolve problems and to provide technical assistance
Confer with staff, users, and management to establish requirements for new systems or modifications.
IT Tech Level II, 04/2004
to 12/2012 US Army – Shelby,
MS Sergeant First Class, United States Army
to 03/2004 Armor Crewman, US Army
Bachelor of Science: Information Technology,
2014 American Military University - Charles Town,