Networking and information technology expert with the CCNA and MCP certifications and 12 years of diverse experience in the education, financial, medical, pharmaceutical, and manufacturing industry sectors. Offers 10 years of experience with the E-Rate program for educational IT funding. Expert in leading teams in the rollout of new networking equipment, servers, workstations, and applications. Proven ability to lead, manage, design, plan, and implement IT business solutions that support new applications, processes, and complete lines of business. Consistently recognized for dedication, professionalism, as well as unique and creative perspectives on problem resolution. Expert leadership, communication, and field work skills.
Cisco LAN/WAN Installation/Configuration
Cisco Routing & Switching
Cisco Wireless LAN's
Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8 support, configuration, & installation
HP Servers & Storage Area Networking
January 2000IBM Global Services
January 2012 to January 2014
Performed network upgrade, including recabling of multiple sites, for a client in the entertainment industry.
The project required the removal of the current 3COM network and install and entirely new Cisco network with 3500, 4000, and 6500 series switches and 7000 series routers.
Led a team of field technicians in a network installation project for an education client.
The scope of the project included installation of new fiber optic cable connecting all IDF's to the MDF, installing new 3500 series switches and 4000 series routers.
Performed capacity planning, hardware requirements, network, server, and storage area network support for a healthcare client with multiple datacenter's located throughout the Southern California area.
Designed and implemented network for a major business client and supported them during their initial rollout of their research and development datacenter.
The project consisted of installing a new network connected to the client's existing network used for research and development.
The hardware consisted of a 4500 series switch and 22 IBM servers.
Led a team of field technicians in a network upgrade project for an education client.
The scope of the project included replacing 1900 series switches with 3500 series switches, installing UPS'es in each IDF and installing wireless access points throughout each campus.
Served as a project technical lead for a router refresh project for a major energy client that resulted in completing the project ahead of schedule.
The project consisted of replacing 2500 and 2600 series routers with 2800 series routers with no downtime to the client.
Successfully took part in multiple disaster recovery exercises for an extensive list of clients with financial, hospitality and retail backgrounds.
The exercises consisted of 24 hours minitests to 144 hour supertests.
We were able recover systems that the client was not able to previously recover.
Led a team of IT specialists in multiple school rebuilds for a school districts over a 4 year period.
The rebuild included LAN, WAN and wireless network upgrade and installation.
The district was able to advance the schedule due to the success of the project.
Took part in a state wide WAN implementation that included Cisco 9006 ASR routers and 15000 ONS routers.
The project linked 6 metropolitan sites in a fully meshed ring to provide high speed access to outlying areas in the state with full redundancy for high availability.
Supported a large healthcare client with 47 servers, 650 users, multiple sites with wireless networks, LAN and WAN connectivity.
Support included deskside support, remote connectivity, WAN connections to multiple operating companies within the parent company, wireless connectivity throughout multiple campuses, and capacity and planning for future growth in storage, application servers, network traffic and rollout of new desktops/laptops for client users.
January 2001 to January 2012IBM Global Services
SERVICE PRODUCT LINE series switches January 1998 to January 1999Home Savings of America
Cisco Nexus 7000 series routers/switches Cisco 9000 ASR and 15000 ONS series routers Cisco Wireless AP's/WLC's/WiSM Windows XP, 2000, 2003, Vista, 7, 8 & Mac Operating Systems Cisco ASA/Checkpoint firewalls F5/Foundry/Datapower load balancers.
Education and Training
Bachelors : Computer ScienceMount San Antonio College, Arapahoe Community CollegeComputer Science
CCNA - Wireless CCNA - Routing and Switching CCNA - Data Center CCNA - Security CCNP - Routing and Switching CCNP - Wireless
Cisco Certified Network Associate
Microsoft Certified Professional
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