Technical Summary:

Alcatel 7450,7550 Adtran TA5000, 1148,1248 Lucent CBX 500, Ciena.
Juniper Routers: J2300, J6300, M10I, M120, MX80, MX480, T640, E320, ERX-1440
Juniper Switches: EX3200, EX4200
Cisco Routers: 2611, 2811, 2911, 3640, 3660, 3745, 3845, 7206VXR, 7609
Cisco Switches: 2948, 3550, 3750, 5500, 6500
Brocade Switches: Fast Iron Edge X448
Nortel Routers: ASN, AN, BCN, BLN, Passport 8600.
Nortel Switches 4200, 5500
WAN protocols: DS1, DS3, point to point leased lines, Frame-Relay, ATM, SONET - OC3, OC12, OC48, and OC192
Operating Systems: JUNOS, Cisco IOS, Brocade, Nortel
Routing protocols: RIP, RIP2, EIGRP, OSPF, HSRP, VRRP
Ethernet Switching: VLAN’s-802.1q Cisco ISL, Spanning Tree, EtherChannel
Cisco VoIP phones 7960, 7940
Wireless Aruba Access Point model 125
NavisCore (EMS), Ciena WaveFlow, M6, SolarWinds, Cisco Works,

Professional Experience

TEK systems, Rochester, NY 2013 - Current

Network Engineer - Frontier Communications, Rochester NY

Provide network provisioning services for Frontier’s HSI network for the West Virginia territory.
Create groom workbooks, write scripts for router and switch configurations, create engineering diagrams.
Provide network configurations for new system turnups.
Schedule maintenance windows with operations to complete network grooms.
Provide direction and technical assistance to field personnel during the maintenance period to assure work is completed
Preform grooms within a specified maintenance window, clean up old configurations update records.

Level 3 Communications, Rochester, NY (Formally Global Crossing) xxx-xxx-xxxx
Network Engineer

Project managed planned and deployed routers and switches for Level 3's North American IP management network.
Provided configurations for routers and switches, worked with field technicians to turnup WAN and metro Ethernet circuits.
Diagnosed and corrected a network latency issue spanning 20 hours and affecting 175 employees costing the company approximately $192,500 in lost labor cost.
Processed internal requests for network capacity augments.
Forecasted monthly hardware burn rate, maintained monthly hardware stock levels, managed a $1M dollar capital budget for the management network inventory.
Corrected a broken process to streamline internal circuit orders to support external corporate offices, resulting in improved customer satisfaction and faster delivery times.

Global Crossing, Rochester, NY xxx-xxx-xxxx
Senior Network Implementation Engineerxxx-xxx-xxxx

Designed the network topology to consolidate 3 office locations into one facility supporting 1,600 cable drops and 450 employees.
Designed communication room layouts, calculated equipment power, requirements, provided as built drawings for equipment location in relay racks, installed fiber and cat5 patch panels, terminated fiber and copper cross connect connections.
Installed routers and switches, configured equipment, tested and turned up.
Provided network troubleshooting and support for problem resolution.
Created installation work packages that were passed to field technicians to enable a seamless and efficient method for the installation of IP network gear into customer facing core and edge network.
Provided setup and dial-peer configurations for Cisco Gateways to support the VoIP network.
Programed and supported Gateways, managed MGCP, H.323 and dial peer configurations.
Set up VLAN’s and trunking to support distributed IP subnets into the switched network.
Developed a proof of concept document for Cisco Call Manager Express (Ver3.3).
Configured and deployed Cisco Call Manager Express for the Hong Kong office to support 30 employees resulting in improved call quality.
Provided network design, configuration and installation for the internal corporate network.
Interfaced with the NOC to provide tier 3 network troubleshooting and problem resolution.

Frontier Communications, Rochester, NY xxx-xxx-xxxx
Senior Systems Analyst:xxx-xxx-xxxx

Managed a project to extend Frontier’s internal IP network for a newly acquired company that spanned 11office locations in New York and Pennsylvania along with 700 employees.
Provided installation and configurations for routers and switches, installed DS1 and DS3 circuits.
Managed project to document network elements using Visio software to create network topology, and closet as-built drawings.
Worked on a project to replace public 146.82.x.x addressing with private 10.x.x.x for the IP network.
Provided adds, moves and changes to support users on a daily basis.

Other Relevant Experience
EDS, Rochester New York
Network Specialist
Redesigned and upgraded Xerox’s network replacing the existing 10BASE5 Thick Ethernet with distributed switched Ethernet.

Skillport on line training for Cisco CCNA/ ICND1-ICND2 (Completed 2013)
Electrical Construction and Maintenance courses taken- Canton SUNY

Last Resume Update July 13, 2014
Address Webster, New York
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