Sprint / EricssonJanuary 2007 to January 2010Network Analyst/Designer Overland Park, KS
Build Carrier Ethernet/DS0/DS1/DS3/OC03/OC12/OC48/OC192/OC768/OTN facilities in FMS for Sprintlink, Customer, PCS and Long Distance groups.
Responsible for T1 facility availability between WBDCS in each Switch site and VO/IP work with Lucent Plexus and Airwave projects.
Assist other groups with grooms in system database and work with the provisioning groups to coordinate grooms with customers.
Assist saving Sprint expenses by grooming OC03s off Sycamore 16K ports onto Sycamore 3K ports.
Work with engineering and planning on moving OTN/OCn facilities off DWDM systems that are being decommissioned.
Work with field operations to verify database and equipment issues.
Network Database systems including NRM systems are utilized on a daily basis.
Assist in grooming DS3s and facilities off old BBDCS and move them to new 16K BBDCS alternatives for network optimization.
Groom DS3s off SONET rings that will have been projected to be decommissioned.
Assist with globalizing positions to meet the companies cost structure to maximize financial position.
SprintJanuary 2001 to January 2007Senior/Lead Network Control Technician Overland Park, KS
Lead technician within the TSA, directing the proactive and reactive network surveillance, troubleshooting, coordination and restoration of service affecting or potentially service affecting network events/issues.
Direct activities and provide advanced technical assistance to field maintenance personnel.
As a lead, I provide notifications and escalations to all management levels.
Responsible for the day to day operations of Sprint's backbone transport network which utilizes DCS, SONET, DWDM, and Microwave technologies, including Alcatel, Ciena, Cisco, NEC, Tellabs and Sycamore..
Troubleshoot and maintain Direct Wavelength Services (DWS) over long haul DWDM.
Education and Training
University of Phoenix2015MBAMaster of Business Administration with an emphasis in Information Technology Management
University of Phoenix2011Bachelor of ScienceBachelor of Science in Business Administration and Finance