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Stephenson
bellins1@yahoo.com
315-806-2075
47 Franklin St
Sandy Creek, NY 13145
Network Administrator
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Experienced, reliable, results-oriented Data & Voice Network Administrator seeking a position assisting with your network administration and cybersecurity needs. My telecom and network administration background, cyber-security knowledge and my project management experience will all benefit your organization. I’m willing to relocate or travel.

Experience
Network Administrator, Telecom/CyberSecurity Analyst
Information Technology
Jan 2013 - Jan 2016
  • Maintained Cisco data network and Nortel voice PBX requests at Nine Mile Point including both Nortel PBX, Cisco Call Managers, Voice Gateways, and WRLS controllers
  • Managed and worked with vendors and technicians for multiple IT projects including:
    • Installation of a cellphone repeater systems in multiple buildings
    • Emergency Services (RECS) circuit migration at Emergency Operations Facility
    • OC3 main circuit migration and reallocation of bandwidth
    • Configured and troubleshot multiple landlines, voip phones, spectralink wireless phones, IP camera's and network switches for refuel outage
    • Configured and installed wireless mesh network
    • Configured multiple network switches for "LDOS and RP" network refreshes
    • Assisted with Fukishima project to enhance Emergency offsite Communications
  • Troubleshot and managed voice circuits and data network at Nine Mile Point including more than 140 Cisco switches/routers/ASA firewalls/VPN appliances
  • Assisted with VOIP deployment to client locations and managed post-deployment changes including Call Manager support
  • Documented and Diagrammed Data and Voice network infrastructure and processes
  • Managed and Troubleshot Spectralink cell phones and CISCO VOIP Cell Phone Systems, CISCO WIFI network, Nortel PBX and office phones, Octel Voicemail system, Satellite phones, statewide emergency call system, Polycom Video Conferences and Smart Boards
  • Identified network vulnerabilities within the "plant network" and performed assessments and security screenings to minimize cyber threats and verify hardware-based isolation devices and air-gap control systems
  • Updated and maintained portable media policies and devices to enhance network security
  • Analyzed procedures and processes on managed projects to ensure intended resultsAnalyzed procedures and processes on managed projects to ensure intended results
VPN VoIP Wireless Routers Project Management PBX Nortel Network Security Network Administration Gateways Cisco Switches Firewall Network Infrastructure Wireless Phone
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Network Operations Analyst
Information Technology
Aug 2012 - Jan 2013
  • Troubleshot and managed network issues on the BOSE network consisting of over 70 layer-2 Cisco/Nortel switch stacks, 170 remote Aruba wireless networks and customer locations.
  • Upgraded and maintained CISCO 2960/Nortel 5510 LAN switches.
  • Assisted with network diagram and switch configuration updates.
  • Assisted with VOIP deployment to client locations and troubleshot post-deployment issues.
  • Troubleshot secure VPN and Branch Office connectivity.
  • Verified with customer locations that software application quality was achieved after repairs

Wireless VPN VoIP Switches Nortel Cisco LAN Switch Configuration Wireless Networks
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Network Administrator
Information Technology
Nov 2010 - Feb 2012
  • Provided network assistance to the 9th and 25th Signal Battalions and the Network Enterprise Center for the US Forces HQ, International Security Forces HQ, and Special Forces Forward Operating Base which all consisted of up to 1800 customers per location.
  • Upgraded and maintained CISCO 2611/3560/3750 LAN switches and routers as well as CISCO VOIP phones on multiple Secure, Non-Secure and International networks (NIPR, SIPR, CENTRIX) simultaneously to assist the US and International forces.
  • Established network diagrams and inventory of entire local area network including over 60 layer2 and layer3 switches and routers per network.
  • Tested and restored circuits and worked with TCF to troubleshoot connection issues.
  • As a NOC team, monitored LAN, WAN; DATA, VOIP and VTC network resources across the whole Afghanistan Theatre, identified and resolved local issues and assisted upper support.
  • Tools and applications used: Putty, SecureCRT, CLI, Spectrum, Solarwinds, Wireshark, Ethereal, Cisco Call Manager and other proprietary applications.
  • Troubleshot and installed encryption keys on KG84A and KG175 devices.
  • Troubleshot and monitored VSAT and Microwave systems for WAN communications.
  • Managed Fiber Installation project to extend network accessibility to additional buildings
Switches Cisco Network Administration Routers VSAT PuTTY Spectrum SolarWinds Wireshark WAN LAN Fiber Optics VoIP
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Network Administrator
Information Technology
Jun 2006 - Nov 2010
  • Redesigned network and assisted multiple agencies with the installation of a 48,000sqft addition and 72,000sqft renovation of the main health clinic network including statements of work, network diagrams, I3A, TIA, NEC, and BICSI standards and other requirements.

  • Installed, configured, maintained, monitored and troubleshot network equipment, software and peripheral equipment while following stringent government standards.

  • Contained and Prevented DOS and SYN Flood attacks against GAHC network security suite.
  • Managed multiple NIPR/SIPR Gig and T1 circuits and hardware based VPN’s for communications to main clinic and remote locations.
  • Worked with DISA and CCERT to updated software and fix IAVA security issues.
  • Assisted Information Security Officer with DIACAP reporting, filter management, and wireless rogue removal on DOD network.
  • Maintained secure data communications throughout entire Ft Drum MEDDAC network consisting of 40 data closets, buildings and remote clinics, 65 Nortel 5510/5520/5530 Ethernet Routing Switch stacks, over 200 Trapeze wireless access points and PPOE injectors, Promina-800, ISG, SSG-20/140/500 and Contivity vpn’s, 1000+ LAN/WAN staff and security suite devices consisting of PIX-525 and dual Cisco PIX-6506 FWSM’s, WAN vpn’s, Intrushield IDS/IPS filters and Bluecoat Proxy server.
  • Managed several on-site teams to install and configure a secure network-wide wireless access solution, multiple security suite upgrades, LAN upgrades, and new building infrastructure and a secure remote access project adhering to MEDCOM standards.
  • Troubleshot several network connectivity issues and repaired equipment as needed.
  • Purchased required equipment/supplies and maintained dynamic inventory database.
  • Assessed differences in network performance to ensure quality communications
  • Monitored and maintained equipment connectivity, configurations and backups using Solarwinds, Fluke Optiview, Flying Squirrel, Ringmaster, Fortress MAPS wireless, Nortel Enterprise Switch Manager, Network Management Information System, SecureCRT, Wireshark, NMAP, DAME remote, Packeteer PacketShaper and Netmon applications.
  • Installed, tested, and terminated cat6, coax, and fiber communications cabling into new and existing media centers and router closets.
Network Administration VPN DISA DIACAP Nortel WAN LAN Cisco Blue Coat SolarWinds Wireshark Network Security Information Security Ethernet Fiber Optics Database Backups Database Upgrades
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Assistant IT Manager
Information Technology
Sep 2004 - Jun 2006
  • Solved computer problems in a 400-workstation network encompassing 25 departments across one of the largest and most advanced army posts in the United States.
  • Worked with users/groups to secure permissions to shared resources.
  • Diagnosed and maintained computer tasks to include printers, email, file sharing, hardware/software configurations, user accounts, Exchange Server, file server, backup server, POS Equipment, switches and routers.
  • Installed, tested, and terminated cat3/cat5/cat6, coax, and fiber communications cabling into new and existing media centers and router closets.
  • Coordinated with customer, vendor and other required personnel to gather information and resolve work requests within a timely manner.
  • Managed Digital Certificates, Security Settings and techniques to create a secure network and work environment.
  • Setup soldier workstations to include cyber cafe, Youth PC Labs, Public PC labs.
  • Investigated security threats to the network and prevented further damage.
  • Worked with DOIM, Tiger team, and MWR Directorate personnel during an Active Directory migration of all workstations and accounts in directorate.
  • Imaged and rebuilt workstations using baseline security configuration, updated virus definitions, windows and application updates and security patches.
  • Diagnosed printer and copier problems, registry configurations, shared network drives and connectivity, user account password problems and changes, anti-virus server and backup server configurations.
Switches Routers MS Active Directory Project Management Fiber Optics Patch Management
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1LV-2LV Voice over IP-DEX Network Engineer
Information Technology
Jun 2000 - Nov 2003
  • Maintained and repaired 16 local & long distance AXE voice and data switches.
  • 1st and 2nd level support of 183 VOICE OVER IP Cisco and Nortel routers, PVG’s, ftp servers and gateway controllers in the US, Europe, and Asia-Pacific.
  • Coordinated different departments to troubleshoot billing and traffic problems, data and alarm connectivity and customer outages.
  • Managed repair bridges between NETWORK OPERATION CENTER, switch sites and vendors.
  • Analyzed problems in a voice and data network consisting of over 80 DEX domestic switches and International Signal Transfer Points and SS7 routing.
Network Engineer VoIP Switches Cisco FTP Gateways Nortel Routers SS7
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Education
Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering Technology
SUNY Institute of Technology 2000

GPA: 3.53, Credit Hours: 64

Record has not been verified.
Associate's in Engineering-Science
SUNY Jefferson Community College 1998

Credit Hours: 69

 

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Attended in Physics/Engineering-Science
SUNY Potsdam/Clarkson University 1990

Credit Hours: 36

 

Record has not been verified.
Certifications
COMPTIA iNetwork+
2001
CompTIA Security+
2008
Trapeze Networks Wireless Administrator
2009
Fluke Networks Optiview
2010
Information Assurance Security Officer
2010
Information Assurance
2010
CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
2011
CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate)
2016
CEF (Certified Ethical Hacker)
2016
WCNA (Wireshark Certified Network Analyst)
2016
Skills
Cisco
2016
12
Nortel
2016
11
Routers
2016
9
Switches
2016
9
Fiber Optics
2012
8
Network Administration
2016
8
VoIP
2016
8
Network Security
2016
7
VPN
2016
7
Gateways
2016
6
LAN
2013
6
Project Management
2016
5
SolarWinds
2012
5
WAN
2012
5
Wireshark
2012
5
Blue Coat
2010
4
Database Backups
2010
4
Database Upgrades
2010
4
DIACAP
2010
4
DISA
2010
4
Ethernet
2010
4
Information Security
2010
4
Firewall
2016
3
FTP
2003
3
Network Engineer
2003
3
Network Infrastructure
2016
3
PBX
2016
3
SS7
2003
3
Wireless
2016
3
Wireless Phone
2016
3
Patch Management
2006
2
MS Active Directory
2006
1
PuTTY
2012
1
Spectrum
2012
1
Switch Configuration
2013
1
VSAT
2012
1
Wireless Networks
2013
1
Cyber Security
0
1