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863-216-8767
762 Foxhound Dr.
Port Orange, FL 32128
SD Networks Automation Architect
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IT professional specialized in design, implementation and support of enterprise networks, including datacenter, large wireless, Voice/ Data converged networks and content delivery networks. I also have experience in the support very large hosting infrastructures. I am also a Unix/ Windows network administrator. Looking for opportunity that can enable me to better apply and enhance my focus of expertise as senior level team contributor or team leader.

  • DNS
    • 20 Years of experience in the design and administration of Authoritative and Forwarding BIND based zones. Including IPv4 (Public and RFC 1918), IPv6 support and MySQL based backends (MyDNS and MyDNS-Ng). Redesigned DNS system for CIBC and Exploria Resorts
    • 18 Years of experience in the design and administration of Authoritative Windows AD based zones. Includes IPv4 (Public and RFC 1918) and IPv6 support. Redesigned DNS system for Exploria Resorts
    • 18 Years in the application of A Records and CNAMES in support of Round Robin DNS, for GSLB
  • DHCP
    • 20 Year experience in the planning, implementation, and support of DHCPd (Unix and Linux based) and Windows AD integrated with split scopes in some cases. IPSec VPN dynamic IP allocations in support of mobile Users using OpenVPN
  • GSLB
    • 18 Year experience in support of Load balancing using round-robin (default method and weighed), weighed, real server response and least connection, using F5 BigIP and open source offerings like Balance and HAProxy (I wrote and article for HAProxy and published with great community feedback in LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/redundant-haproxy-load-balancing-carp-based-dynamic-fail-jose-rosa/)
  • 16 Years experience in the implementation and management of IPAM solutions based on Open Source (TCPDB, IPPlan and {php}IPAM ). Also on commercial platforms like Solarwinds and Infoblox (the later with Ansible integration for playbook based updates/ deletes and Subnet container additions. Wrote an article in LinkedIn outlining the Ansible process for Infoblox support using Ansible - https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/infoblox-adding-host-entry-based-next-available-ip-jose-rosa/
  • 22 Years experience in leveraging Unix based solutions, for network management, support, and automation. Languages leveraged on different efforts from UNIX Shell (bash, tcsh (FreeBSD)): Perl, Expect, Python, YAML, and Jinja. PHP for shell (fopen) calls and web-enabled front ends, while leveraging HTML and CSS
  • Setup and support of Network Monitoring and Administration of *nix based packages Zabbix, Nagios, Cacti, Switchmap, OCSNg, RANCID, RAT/ NCAT, GLPI and TACACS+. Setup databases using MySQL in support of systems. Load balancing via HAProxy for TCP based systems. In support or Agile-based automation scripting, the establishment of private Git Systems (SSH-based clone, push, pull and merge)
  • 20 Years Experience in Networks:
    • Protocols: IPv4, IPv6, IPX, DECNET, SNA
    • Routing Protocols: BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, IGRP, RIP, IS-IS and DRP. Routing Protocol re-distribution between all routing protocols mentioned except IS-IS
    • LAN: Ethernet (Fast, Gigabit, Thinnet, and Thicknet), Token Ring, FDDI, ARC Net, LANE VLAN and 802.11a, b, g, and n wireless
    • WAN: ATM, POS, MPLS, DWDM, CWDM, Frame Relay, HDLC, SDLC, and 5.8 GHz wireless DS3
    • VPN: IPSec, L2TPv3, DMVPN, FlexVPN, and TinC
    • Complex Network Troubleshooting and root cause analysis using tools like Wireshark, Fluke Optiview, Ntop, TCPDump, and Solar Winds Engineer Edition Tools.


Core Technical Competencies


• Cisco, Brocade VyOS Arista and Juniper Network Architecture, Design, Implementation and Support
• TCP/IP Networking
• LAN/WAN Design Implementation and Support
• Data Center Design and Support
• Network Migration Support
• Ansible based Network Orchestration and Software Defined Networking

• Ethernet based network support


Functional Competencies


• Technical Personnel Management
• Budgeting

• Project Management
• Unix Administration (BSD, HP-UX, AIX)
• Linux Administration (Red Hat, Ubuntu, Fedora Core)
• Windows 2000/ 2003/ 2008 and 2012 Server Administration
• Network Monitoring and Analysis
• Bandwidth Management Tools Implementation and Support

Skills Summary


• Protocols: IPv4, IPv6, IPX, DECNET, SNA
• Routing Protocols: BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, IGRP, RIP, IS-IS and DRP. Routing Protocol re-distribution between all routing protocols mentioned except IS-IS
• LAN: Ethernet (Fast, Gigabit, Thinnet and Thicknet), Token Ring, FDDI, ARC Net, LANE VLAN and 802.11a, b, g and n wireless
• WAN: ATM, POS, MPLS, DWDM, CWDM, Frame Relay, HDLC, SDLC and 5.8 GHz wireless DS3

• VPN: IPSec, L2TPv3, DMVPN, FlexVPN and TinC
• OS: HP-UX, AIX, BSD, CA, Sun, Red Hat, Turbo Linux, Caldera, ASP Linux, NT4, W2000, XP, Windows 7, W2003, 2008 and 2012
• Managed Services: DNS (BIND, MS-AD), MAIL (Sendmail, POP, and Qmail, Postcript), SMNP (NetSNMP, HPOV, and CView), HTTP/HTTPS (IIS, Apache) and Samba for Windows/ Unix integration.
• Voice: VoIP, VoFR, VoATM, H.323, Media Gateway Control Protocol (MGCP), Session Initiation Protocol (SIP), H.248/Media Gateway Control (MEGACO), Skinny (Call Manager to IP Phone Protocol), RTP, Legacy PBX and Aspect IVR.
• Cisco IOS, CatOS, IOSXR and Nexus OS
• Firewalls: PFSense, IPChains, Cisco PIX/ ASA, and Palo Alto
• Extensive experience on LAN design, using single and multiple HSRP Groups. GLBP design implementation and Support for higher end Gateway Availability.

• Complex Network Troubleshooting and root cause analysis using tools like Wireshark, Etherreal, Fluke Optiview, Ntop, TCPDump and Solar Winds Engineer Edition Tools.

• Setup and support of Network Monitoring and Administration tools like Zabbix, Nagios, S.W. Orion, Cacti, Switchmap, OCSNg, RANCID, RAT/ NCAT, GLPI and TACACS+. Setup databases using MySQL in support of systems. Load balancing via HAProxy for TCP based systems

• Creation and modification of network management scripts and tools using Perl, PHP, HTML C#, Ansible and Python. Including Cisco router and switch configuration builders and route server browser interfaces. Creation of smart phone friendly, browser interfaces using PHP, Python and CSS. Ansible orchestration implementation for network and server management. Ansible Tower and AWX.

•Implementation of route servers using FreeBSD as Core OS and OpenOSPF and OpenBGP for routing information exchange with Cisco, Brocade and Juniper routers.

Experience
SD Networks Automation Architect
Information Technology
Oct 2019 - present
  • Telecommute/ Nashville, TN
  • Strategy and implementation of multiplatform automation using Ansible Automation including Ansible Tower
  • Implementation of common Ansible Configuration, Inventory, Hostvars and Groupvars, framework, leveraging Git Repositories for the support of a distributed Script Server (s) environment and Ansible Tower
  • Workflow strategy and design for multivendor playbooks using Ansible, YML, and Jinja
  • Automation conversion processes like Db to YAML, API to YAML and if needed CVS to YAML for host, group and build vars creation
  • Framework for leveraging of REST API's along with Ansible modules
  • Ansible Automation framework design and implementation for Cisco ACI, Tenants to EPG's, builds/ changes.
  • Ansible Automation framework for Standard IOS and NXOS platforms, full configuration builds and gold standard patch delivery
  • Ansible Automation framework for Infoblox (NIOS)
  • Implementation of Ansible DevOps framework and toolset, leveraging VSCode and a selected extension set
  • Support of Viptela based WAN
  • General Network Engineering support for DC, WAN and LAN.
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Senior Network Engineer (Part Time)
Information Technology
Nov 2009 - Apr 2020
Kissimmee, FL
  • Architecture, design and support of networks using SONET, Metro-E and BGP
  • Support and Implementation of BGP for multi-vendor MPLS network
  • Replacement of EIGRP with OSPF as the Intra-DC and Campus IGP
  • Re-design and support of networks using Cisco routers and Catalyst series switches
  • Dual HSRP implementation
  • Re subnet of IP based environment including new VLAN scheme in support of internal and external resources
  • Cisco ACS (TACACS) support and implementation
  • Cisco PIX, ASA implementation and support.
  • Voice Network Support including QOS via DIFSERV, IP precedence and CAR. Backup support for the administration of Asterisk SIP Servers. Support IP voice tools interactions with Microsoft Office, specifically Outlook (Dial from Outlook Contacts)
  • Draft standards and Best Common Practice documents for proper documentation and standardization of network technologies
  • DNS, DHCP and Active Directory server administration under Windows 2003 and 2008 *Implementation of full IT Resource Management solution and Ticketing System via OCSNg and GLPI.
  • Provide mentorship to other engineering assets in all network architecture and engineering issues while also serving as the highest tier escalation point for network issues and network Infrastructure architecture
  • Ansible (January 2016) and Ansible Tower Implementation (July 2019)
  • Assist on project financial reporting and budgeting
  • Administration of FreeBSD Unix images, for management and monitoring tools such as Nagios, Cacti, DMI, IPDb, RANCID, and other Open Source tools using PHP, Perl, C#, Python and MySQL.
  • Establish and manage home grown network administration toolset based on Perl, PHP and MySQL. These tools included automated configuration, backups, bandwidth measurement, configuration generators, configuration checkers, IP allocation and web based tools that allowed issuing commands to Cisco Devices. All these tools are accessible via web browser and modified to be available and functional via Blackberry. Customized Nagios monitoring solution for SMNP checks and Traps, also created automated reports and a functional mobile (Blackberry and Windows Mobile) interface using Python and PHP, this interface also provided mobile alarm acknowledgement and front line testing.
Ansible BGP Cacti Cisco Cisco UCS Database Backups DHCP DNS EIGRP HSRP MPLS MS Active Directory MySQL Nagios Network Administration Network Engineer Network Infrastructure Network Support OSPF Perl PHP Python Routers Switches UNIX VLAN Windows
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Senior SDN Architect
Information Technology
Mar 2019 - Oct 2019
Louisville, KY
  • Arista based Network fabric for the internal Data Centers / Private Cloud platforms supporting multiple software-defined network overlay technologies
  • Connectivity solutions for supporting a hybrid cloud strategy
  • Strategy and implementation of multiplatform/ multivendor automation using Ansible Automation including Ansible Tower
  • VMWare NSX-T integration to Arista based Spine / Leaf Architecture
  • Arista Layer 3 Leaf/ Spine with VXLAN (L3LS-V) extension with BGP-EVPN implementation and support
  • Arista VXLAN+MLAG with L3LS integration for Leaf MLAG
  • Cisco AS9000 support for SDWAN border implementations
  • Support for Palo Alto Firewall integration
  • Remote site and campus network technology to support SDWAN implementations
  • Internal company wireless connectivity
  • WAN circuit topology and telco/carrier technical integration
  • Remote user network endpoint technology.
Cisco Data Center Firewall Hybrid Cloud Private Cloud VMWare WAN Palo Alto Ansible Wireless SDN
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Senior Network Engineer
Information Technology
Mar 2018 - Mar 2019
Daytona Beach, FL
  • Architecture, design and support of enterprise MPLS, DMVPN and FlexVPN with BGP networking in support of Gatehouse domestic
  • Architecture, design and support of IPv4/6 networks for Gatehouse Corporate domestic
  • ASR, ISR, Nexus and Catalyst architecture, design and implementation
  • STP, FabricPath, VXLAN and vPC design and support
  • Implementation and support of Juniper EX2200, 4200 and 4300
  • Support of Meraki based wireless infrastructure
  • Implementation of Ansible based automation for Day 0 implementation and Day 1+ support of Cisco and Juniper infrastructure
  • Draft and publish working Standards and Best Common Practices for Network Architecture and Engineering based on multi-vendor platforms
Ansible BGP Cisco Juniper MPLS Network Engineer Wireless
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SDN Senior Network Architect
Information Technology
Oct 2017 - Feb 2018
Atlanta, GA
  • Architecture, design and support of Hosting and Transit network for US and Europe
  • BGP Peering POP Architecture and Design
  • Software Defined Network design and implementation based on Juniper and VyOS platform
  • IPv4 and IPv6 strategy and tracking. IPAM Implementation
  • Administration of MaaS infrastructure.
  • Implementation and support of Rackspace and Packet, OpenStack based platforms.
  • Support of AWS VPC's, Route 53 and Direct Connect
  • Development of Ansible based automation strategy and playbooks for network and server implementation an administration.
  • Python, YAML, PHP, Perl and MYSQL scripting in support of administration and monitoring tools.
  • Draft and publish working Standards and Best Common Practices for Network Architecture and Engineering based on multi-vendor platforms
  • Tracked project and documentation using Confluence and Jira. Track code with BitBucket
  • Assisted on project financial reporting and budgeting
  • Assisted in personnel and staffing requirement and projections
  • Mentor and provide technical direction to junior personnel Network Architect III
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Network Architect III
Information Technology
Dec 2016 - Nov 2017
Celebration, FL
  • Architecture, design and support of enterprise MPLS and DWDM network for Disney Corporate
  • Architecture, design and support of IPv4/6 networks for Disney Corporate domestic and international
  • ASR9000, Nexus 5000, 7000, 9300 and Catalyst 6800 architecture, design and implementation in support of Disney Enterprise
  • FabricPath, VXLAN and vPC design and support
  • Re-architecture and design of remote locations in EMEA region for Disney and affiliates in support of SaaS and virtualized environments
  • Draft and publish working Standards and Best Common Practices for Network Architecture and Engineering based on multi-vendor platforms
  • Assisted on project financial reporting and budgeting
  • Assisted in personnel and staffing requirement and projections
  • Mentor and provide technical direction to junior personnel
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Senior Network Engineer
Information Technology
Oct 2015 - Dec 2016
Wayne, PA
  • Architecture of data center infrastructure in support of mission critical Cloud services.
  • Architecture and Design of IPv4/6 networks
  • Architecture of Voice over IP Infrastructure for Data Centers
  • Data Center Solutions and Migration
  • Hands on Implementation and configuration of Cisco, Juniper, Brocade and Arista LAN/ WAN solutions
  • High Availability Auditing for Network Cloud Services
  • Draft and publish working Standards and Best Common Practices for Network Architecture and Engineering based on multi-vendor platforms
  • Create policies, workflows and procedures for Architecture and Network Design Reviews.
  • Clearly define a change request schemes with peer reviews, proper recording, risk assessments and change documentation based on multi-use change templates designed for technical and non-technical audiences and clarified CAB process
  • Create Service Level Agreements (SLAs) for all key architecture and systems.
  • Metrics and reports in support of SLAs based on proof of concepts
  • Ground up creation of Ansible/ N.A.P.A.L.M. YAML and Python scripts for network task automation, including full pod builds based on Cisco, Juniper, Brocade and Arista. It also included a browser based interface for the automation system.
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Networking/ Global Technical Architect
Information Technology
Mar 2013 - Oct 2015
Plano, TX

Work with Dell Business Services Clients and Internal Assets providing the following:

  • Provide operational governance to all aspects of delivery, providing standardized processes and expert level guidance for each delivery area.
  • Act as the definitive Subject Matter Expert for both the Tower's Technical Skill Delivery and associated operational processes regarding Network Architecture and Engineering
  • Managed Teams of up to 30 Network Engineers as a Technical Leader with Centers of Excellence on various projects, providing guidance and technical standards
  • Be a point of escalation for very critical Network Architecture and Engineering customer issues
  • Cost Model creation for implementation, transition, support, monitoring, staffing of managed services offerings
  • Showcase our network delivery capabilities and expertise to potential customers
  • Provide Architect level consulting to escalated complex datacenter delivery issues
  • Provide architecture consulting on Cisco Intelligent WAN framework for Dell customers
  • Review academy Network Architecture and Engineering curriculum and provide feedback on a regular basis
  • Ensure continuity of standard datacenter service delivery across accounts and leveraged teams
  • Architecture of network infrastructure in support of mission critical Cloud services
  • Architecture and Design of IPv4/6 networks
  • Architecture of Voice over IP Infrastructure for Data Centers in support of Dell Clients based on Cisco and Avaya. SIP Trunk terminations. QOS via DIFSERV, IP precedence and CAR design standards and implementation
  • Cisco Nexus and ASR based architecture and design including OTV and Xconnect extensions
  • Brocade MLX based architecture and design
  • Data Center Solutions and Migration
  • High Availability Auditing for Network Cloud Services
  • MPLS Traffic Engineering
  • Draft and publish working Standards and Best Common Practices for Network Architecture and Engineering
  • Draft and publish architecture and engineering standards for proper documentation and standardization of network technologies. Examples include: BGP, OSPF, IS-IS, HSRP, GLBP and IPv4/ 6
  • Create policies, workflows and procedures for Architecture and Network Design Reviews.
  • Clearly define a change request schemes with peer reviews, proper recording, risk assessments and change documentation based on multi-use change templates designed for technical and non-technical audiences and clarified CAB process
  • Create Service Level Agreements (SLAs) for all key architecture and systems.
  • Metrics and reports in support of SLAs based on proof of concepts
  • Assist on project financial reporting and budgeting
  • Assist in personnel and staffing requirement and projections
  • Mentor and provide technical direction to junior personnel
  • Day to day Network Engineering personnel management
  • Assist on vendor negotiation
  • Provide consulting to business units as subject matter expert for new business
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Senior Engineer
Information Technology
Nov 2011 - Mar 2013
Celebration, FL
  • Architecture, design and support of enterprise MPLS and DWDM network for Disney Corporate.
  • Architecture, design and support of IPv4/6 networks for Disney Corporate domestic and international
  • Re-architecture and design of remote locations in EMEA region for Disney and affiliates in support of SaaS and virtualized environments
  • Architecture of VoIp infrastructure within Network Overlay Extensions. QOS via DIFSERV, IP precedence and CAR design standards and implementation
  • Assisted on project financial reporting and budgeting
  • Assisted in personnel and staffing requirement and projections
  • Mentor and provide technical direction to junior personnel
  • Assisted on vendor negotiation
  • Provided consulting to business units as subject matter expert for new business
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Senior Network Engineer
Information Technology
Feb 2008 - Nov 2009
Kissimmee, FL
  • Work closely with Architecture, Operations and Management as well as hardware vendors, providers of leased line services, and Project Management as well as final recommendations for Network Architecture and Design
  • Re-design and support of networks using Cisco and Cisco Catalyst series switches. Catalyst 6500 design and support in Hybrid and native modes. CAT-OS layer 2, layer 3 MSFC and Native IOS layer 3 switching design and support
  • Implementation and support of Cisco wireless 1100 and 1200 WAP's. Wireless support via 802.11a/b/g and provider EVDO. BBSM server implementation and support. Wireless networks design in support of wireless network segregation, depending on user.
  • Architecture, design and support of networks using SONET, Metro-E and BGP
  • Dual and single group HSRP implementation
  • Re subnet of IP based environment including new VLAN scheme in support of internal and external resources
  • Cisco ACS (TACACS) support and implementation
  • Cisco PIX, ASA and 3000 VPN concentrator implantation and support.
  • Multiplatform VPN IPSEC and GRE implementation and support
  • Voice Network Support including QOS via DIFSERV, IP precedence and CAR. Backup support for the administration of Cisco Call Manager. Support IP voice tools interactions with Microsoft Office, specifically Outlook
  • F5 Big-IP load balancer design, implementation and support
  • Draft standards and Best Common Practice documents for proper documentation and standardization of network technologies
  • DNS, DHCP and Active Directory server administration under Windows 2003 *SharePoint implementation in support of Change Management Device Inventory and Departmental Knowledge Base
  • Provide mentorship to other engineering assets in all network architecture and engineering issues while also serving as the highest tier escalation point for network issues and network Infrastructure architecture
  • Administration of VMWare server hosting FreeBSD Unix images, for management and monitoring tools such as Nagios, Cacti, DMI, IPDb, RANCID, and other Open Source tools using PHP, Perl, C#, Python and MySQL.
  • Established and managed home grown network administration toolset based on Perl, PHP and MySQL. These tools included automated configuration, backups, bandwidth measurement, configuration generators, configuration checkers, IP allocation and web based tools that allowed issuing commands to Cisco Devices. All these tools are accessible via web browser and modified to be available and functional via Blackberry. Customized Nagios monitoring solution for SMNP checks and Traps, also created automated reports and a functional mobile (Blackberry and Windows Mobile) interface using Python and PHP, this interface also provided mobile alarm acknowledgement and front line testing.
BGP Cacti Cisco Cisco UCS Database Backups DHCP DNS HSRP IPsec MS Active Directory MS SharePoint MySQL Nagios Network Administration Network Design Network Engineer Network Infrastructure Network Support Perl PHP Python Switches UNIX VLAN VMWare VPN Windows Wireless Networks C#
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Senior Network Engineer/ Architect
Information Technology
Oct 2006 - Feb 2008
Daytona Beach, FL
  • Work closely with Architecture, Operations and management as well as hardware vendors, providers of leased line services, and Project Management
  • Design and supported networks using Cisco and Cisco Catalyst. Catalyst 6500 design and support in Hybrid and native modes. CAT-OS layer 2, layer 3 MSFC and Native IOS layer 3 switching design and support
  • Implementation and support of Cisco wireless 1100 and 1200 WAP’s
  • Architecture, design and support of networks using SONET, Ethernet over SONET, Metro-E, BGP and OSPF
  • Full mesh MPLS support.
  • Cisco ACS (TACACS) support
  • Drafted standards and Best Common Practice documents for proper documentation and standardization of network technologies
  • DNS server administration under BIND 9, MyDNS and Windows 2000
  • Provide mentorship to other engineering assets in all network architecture and engineering issues while also serving as the highest tier escalation point
  • Assist on vendor negotiation
  • Administration of VMWare server hosting FreeBSD Unix images, for management and monitoring tools such as Cacti, DMI, IPDb, RANCID, MyDNS and BIND using PHP, Perl, C# and MySQL.
  • Established and managed home grown network administration toolset based on Perl, PHP and MySQL. These tools included automated configuration, backups, bandwidth measurement, configuration generators, configuration checkers and IP allocation. All these tools are accessible via web browser.
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Sr. Network Engineer (Consultant)
Information Technology
Jun 2006 - Sep 2006
Bonita Springs, FL
  • Provide engineering, implementation and consulting for the network infrastructure used in support of Source Interlink's distribution network.
  • Network engineering extended to include: validating customer requirements, capacity planning, producing LAN/WAN designs for local and remote locations, producing technical specifications, network product selection, project scheduling, and vendor management.
  • DECNET Bridging and SNA support over WAN links
LAN Network Engineer Network Infrastructure WAN Vendor Management
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Lead Network Engineer
Information Technology
Nov 2002 - Jun 2006
Palo Alto, CA
  • Trained 15 Network Analyst and 3 Network Leads in a nine months period for successful troubleshooting and resolution of 99.99% of network issues without the need of Tier 3 escalations
  • Design of MSN Search Network based in Palo Alto CA. This network currently supports 8600 servers.
  • Design of dual 20GBps backbone over DWDM for all MSN West Coast Data Centers
  • Design of the of the Longhorn Beta and Longhorn Live delivery network (Now Windows Vista)
  • Design of the Network infrastructure for MSN Web Acceleration in order to support over 50,000 dial-up users
  • Design of the Dr. Watson Network (Windows web based OS problem reporting), with a target end user base of all Windows XP users
  • Manage a team of Network Analysts and Engineers responsible of monitoring and maintenance of the MSN network
  • Management of MPLS traffic engineering tunnels on Cisco and Juniper platforms
  • Designated Team Manager for Monitoring of Cisco network solutions for MSN and partners with High-end Cisco equipment and the latest VPN and Load Balancing technologies.
  • Work with High-end Cisco equipment and the latest VPN and Load Balancing technologies.
  • Troubleshoot various types of Cisco and Juniper routers including 1700, 2600, 3600, 7200, 7600, 12000 and T640 series Juniper routers.
  • Catalyst 6500 support in Hybrid and native modes. CAT-OS layer 2, layer 3 MSFC and Native IOS layer 2 and 3 switching design and support.
  • BGP and OSPF support
  • OC-3 to OC-48 and DWDM metro optical troubleshooting
  • Support of Content Delivery systems, via Cisco Local Directors, CSS and CSM and F5 Big IP.
  • Provided engineering, implementation and consulting for the content distribution and network infrastructure used in Microsoft’s Internet Data Centers worldwide.
  • Network engineering extended to include: validating customer requirements, capacity planning, producing LAN/WAN designs for local and remote datacenter locations, producing technical specifications, network product selection, project scheduling, and vendor management.
  • Work closely with Architecture, Operations and the Service Operation Center as well as hardware vendors, providers of leased line services, and Project Management.
  • Designed and supported networks using Cisco and Juniper routers and Cisco Catalyst 6500 design and support in Hybrid and native modes. CAT-OS layer 2, layer 3 MSFC and Native IOS layer 3 switching design and support.
  • BGP and OSPF configuration and support. OC-3 to OC-48 and DWDM metro optical setup and troubleshooting. Helped on the design and implementation of networks using Cisco 7600 with SUP 720’s.
  • Design and support of Cisco Content Delivery systems, via Cisco Local Directors, CSS and CSM and Foundry (Server Iron).
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Network Engineer /Principal VoIP Engineer
Information Technology
Feb 2001 - Nov 2002
Maitland, FL
  • Implemented solutions using various types of Cisco routers including 1700, 2600, 3600, MC3810, 7200 series and Cisco Catalyst series switches including 1900, 3500, 5500 and 6500. Catalyst 6500 support in Hybrid and native modes, CAT-OS layer 2 and 3 and Native IOS layer 3 switching support. VPN Cisco IDS, Nokia Checkpoint and PIX Firewall support.
  • Provided support for Voice over Frame Relay, Voice over IP, Fax over IP and Video Conference over IP. Also Managed Cisco Arrowpoint Layer 7 switching platform.
  • Maintained Call Manager, Unity Messaging and IPCC system as part of Cisco AVVID implementation.
  • Provided support for VoIP toll bypass for legacy PBX and Aspect IVR.
  • Established and supported Cisco Content Delivery systems, via Content Delivery Managers and Content Engines.
  • Provided updates and supported of Quality of Service (QOS) settings enterprise wide in order to enhance multi-service network performance.
  • Implemented and managed TACACS+ Server. Performed Windows NT, 2000 in support of Cisco Works 2000 and Unix System Administrator duties. POP3/SMTP (Sendmail) mail servers, DNS (BIND), Web Servers (Apache and IIS) and MRTG. Established and customized Netsaint package, for network monitoring and failure notification via e-mail and pagers.
Cisco DNS Firewall Network Engineer Network Monitoring Routers Switches System Administration UNIX VoIP VPN Windows Apache IDS PBX
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Senior Network Engineer
Information Technology
Feb 2000 - Jan 2001
Bradenton, FL
  • Designed and managed an IP based Broadband Wireless, narrowband VSAT, ADSL and Frame Relay, startup ISP/ASP hosting infrastructure.
  • Setup and design included Cisco 12016 and 7200 routers Catalyst 6509 switches, Cisco PIX520, IP-Chains and CSS 11000 Layer 7 switches. Also Cisco Aironet Wireless Bridges and Western Multiplexer DS3 broadband wireless radios. Catalyst 6500 design and support in Hybrid and native modes. CAT-OS layer 2 with layer 3 MSFC and Native IOS layer 3 switching design and support.
  • Implemented and managed TACACS+ Server. Performed Windows NT, 2000 and Unix System Administrator duties. Managed Exchange mail, POP3/SMTP (Sendmail) mail servers, DNS (BIND) and Web Servers (Apache and IIS).
  • Monitor vendor compliance and SLA delivery. Trained junior technical staff. Worked directly with CTO and Director of Network Operations on network infrastructure related matters.
Cisco CSS DNS Network Engineer Network Infrastructure Routers Switches System Administration UNIX Windows Apache ISP
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Senior Data Services Engineer
Information Technology
Dec 1998 - Feb 2000
Denver, CO
Administered large, multi-client environment including Cisco routers, Catalyst switches and 3Com switches. Catalyst 5500 and 6500 design and support in Hybrid and native modes. CAT-OS layer 2 with layer 3 MSFC and Native IOS layer 3 switching design support.
  • Setup Frame Relay and Point to Point connections. 56K, T-1 and DS3 connections.
  • LAN/WAN Administration. Recommended changes and improvements to network including bandwidth requirements.
  • Travel worldwide to implement new sites and update old ones with new Cisco Technologies.
  • Implemented and managed TACACS+ Server. Managed Exchange mail, POP3/SMTP (Sendmail) mail servers, DNS (BIND), Web Servers (Apache and IIS) and MRTG.
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Cisco Router Technician
Information Technology
Jul 1998 - Dec 1998
Orlando, FL
  • Configured 400 Cisco 2500, 4000 and 7000 series routers for migration from Token Ring to Ethernet. Modified configuration scripts, configured flash memory with a flash file and changed configurations as needed.
  • CAT-OS layer 2 and 3 and Native IOS layer 3 RSM support in central Data Center. Configured over 500 3Com 1100 and 3300 switches as part of the migration.
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Support Specialist
Information Technology
Dec 1996 - Jul 1998
Columbia, MD
  • Installed and supported Network equipment installations such as Cabletron, Bay Networks and Cisco. PIX firewall support. CAT-OS layer 2 and 3 and Native IOS layer 3 RSM support.
  • Installed and configured computer components, software programs and operating system software such as Windows 95 and Windows NT Workstation and Server in an internal support role for general users and software developers. Apache web server administration as well as DNS (BIND) support.
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Education
Associate's in Criminal Justice
Interamerican University of Puerto Rico US-Puerto Rico-Bayamon
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Network Engineer
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Windows
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15
OSPF
2020
15
Cacti
2020
13
Cisco UCS
2020
13
Database Backups
2020
13
MySQL
2020
13
Network Administration
2020
13
Perl
2020
13
PHP
2020
13
Ansible
2021
12
DHCP
2020
12
HSRP
2020
12
MS Active Directory
2020
12
Nagios
2020
12
Python
2020
12
VLAN
2020
12
EIGRP
2020
10
WAN
2021
9
Data Center
2019
8
VPN
2009
7
Database Design
2020
1
RedHat
2020
1
Switch Configuration
2020
1
TCP/IP
2020
1
Juniper
2019
6
LAN
2016
6
Apache
2002
5
Network Design
2018
5
CSS
2006
4
Palo Alto
2019
4
Database Maintenance
2006
3
Firewall
2019
3
iOS
2000
3
Load Balancing
2006
3
Network Analysis
2006
3
Network Management
2006
3
Vendor Management
2006
3
VMWare
2019
3
VoIP
2013
3
Avaya
2015
2
Dell
2015
2
SaaS
2017
2
Scala
2015
2
SIP
2015
2
System Administration
2002
2
Risk Assessment
2015
1
3Com
2000
1
Brocade
2016
1
C#
2009
1
Cabling
1998
1
Data Services
2000
1
Frame Relay
2000
1
IDS
2002
1
IPsec
2009
1
MS SharePoint
2009
1
Network Monitoring
2002
1
Operations Management
2008
1
PBX
2002
1
Server Admin
1998
1
Wireless
2019
1
Wireless Networks
2009
1
backbone.js
2002
1
AIX
0
1
AWS
2018
1
CVS
2021
1
Devops
2021
1
Ethernet
1998
1
Fedora
0
1
HTML
0
1
Hybrid Cloud
2019
1
Infrastructure Architect
2019
1
IPAM
2018
1
ISP
2001
1
OpenShift
0
1
OpenStack
2018
1
Private Cloud
2019
1
REST
2021
1
Samba
0
1
Scripting
2018
1
SDN
2019
1
SolarWinds
0
1
TCPDump
0
1
Publications
Basic Cisco IOS Configuration with Ansible
LinkedIn, 2017
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