senior network security engineer senior network engineer resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Senior Network Security Engineer / Senior Network Engineer adept in the design, implementation and maintenance of cost effective, high-performance computer systems to meet challenging business demands. Extensive experience in prioritizing computer and communication requirements in a multi-platform and multi-location environment. Energetic and decisive business leader able to merge disparate personnel into team-centered business units. Excellent technical training, team building, management development and customer service skills. Always willing to go the extra mile to ensure client satisfaction.

  • Palo Alto and Cisco ASA Firewalls
  • Juniper Pulse Secure Appliances (VPN and 802.1x)
  • Cisco Catalyst Switches
  • Cisco ASR/ISR Routers
  • McAfee IntruShield IPS Manager and Sensors
  • Microsoft Windows Server
  • Microsoft Windows Clients
  • Microsoft Office suites
  • Microsoft Visio
  • Wireshark Packet Capture
  • Change Management
  • Dedicated and loyal team player
Work History
06/2013 to Current Senior Network Security Engineer / Senior Network Engineer Nfi Industries | Wayne, IL,
  • Lead Network Security Engineering Team responsible for securing the enterprise network infrastructure including firewalls, routers, intrusion prevention/detection systems, switches and other devices as necessary.
  • Supervises personnel and responsible for personnel actions including performance appraisals.
  • Network Security and Engineering lead in a multi-million dollar complete remodel of Defense Health Agency (DHA) Aurora facility and data center, resulting in the most efficient data center in DHA with high efficiency CRAC units, new hot isle containment and standardized rack power supported by new UPS units.
  • Dedicated work resulted in upgraded infrastructure cabling to include cat 6A UTP and OM4 fiber backbone that supports an upgraded core and access-layer of Cisco switches providing increased bandwidth to each access-layer switch.
  • Security SME for the initial configuration and deployment of IDS/IPS sensors throughout the enterprise at several locations in the US. More recently, secured funding to replace all sensors at each location and configured/deployed them giving the enterprise a complete picture of network traffic and potential threats.
  • Secured excess equipment from another agency to replace and consolidate end of support/life firewalls. Configured and deployed the replacement firewalls resulting in cost savings and mitigating the risks associated with running EOL equipment in the production network.
  • Network Security and Engineering SME for several DoD DIACAP and RMF Certification and Accreditation processes. Producing documentation and ensuring network infrastructure compliance with Department of Defense (DoD) IAVMs and DoD Security Technical Implementation Guides resulting in ATO certification.
  • Network Security and Engineering SME on several projects with the most recent being a migration from Juniper Pulse Secure VPN to Cisco AnyConnect VPN. This migration will allow a standardization for remote access across the entire DHA enterprise and decommissioning EOL equipment.
  • Network SME on current effort to completely migrate several networks to the standardized DHA D2D MEDCOI network reducing the cost of support and lowering the threat surface of the DHA enterprise network.
  • Review and research all network infrastructure security reports on a daily basis and take appropriate actions to deal with security issues through a combination of modifications to ACLs, Content Filtering rules, IPS rules and custom IPS signature creation.
07/2000 to 05/2013 Senior Network Engineer IntelliDyne, L.L.C | City, STATE,
  • Provided 24/7 operational support to the Department of Defense Health Affairs, TRICARE Management Activity network in Aurora Colorado and 9 additional locations.
  • Managed network infrastructure at 10 separate locations.
  • Designed, documented, defended and implemented network designs and network changes in accordance with CMMI and ITIL guidelines.
  • Provided networking expertise to all levels of management for future and current network improvement projects.
  • Provided technical network communications assistance to 500+ Government and Civilian employees on a Gigabit Local Area Network with a 10GE backbone and a Wide Area Network.
  • Provided telephone infrastructure support for the facility and act as a secondary telephone control officer Perform secondary duties as a System Administrator for 50 Microsoft Windows servers and 500 Windows workstations and laptops.
03/1989 to 03/2000 Staff Sergeant United States Air Force | City, STATE,
  • Assistant Non-commissioned Officer in Charge, Medical Information Systems Administered all aspects of information systems, including network support, performance, help desk, and telecommunications for the Cadet Medical Clinic as the Administrator, Cadet Medical Information Services.
  • Air Force Academy Airman of the Year and Airman of the Year for Air Force Medical Administration. Nominated for Air Force 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year.
Expected in to to B.S | Computer Information Systems Management Colorado Christian University, Colorado Springs, CO, GPA:
Expected in to to Associate of Applied Science | Health Care Management Community College of The Air Force, Montgomery, AL GPA:
  • Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) - 2019
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (Security / R&S) - Recertification - 2018
  • CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner - Recertification - 2019
  • ITIL Foundations v4 - 2020
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer Win 2000 - 2001
Security Clearance

Secret Clearance with Expiration on: 10/03/2023

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School Attended

  • Colorado Christian University
  • Community College of The Air Force

Job Titles Held:

  • Senior Network Security Engineer / Senior Network Engineer
  • Senior Network Engineer
  • Staff Sergeant


  • B.S
  • Associate of Applied Science

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