Network Engineer III â€“ Sprint c/o YOH Telecom
May â€˜07 â€“ Feb â€˜08
Responsible for providing engineering services and assisting in project management functions required to develop and implement large, complex network plans. Projects include technology changes within the platforms, decommissioning old equipment, new implementation guidelines and/or standards. Evaluate requirements from Network Planning Letter. Communicate and collaborate with central office technicians in locating rack space to move and/or consolidate Cisco switches and other various equipment. Create detailed installation specification documents for equipment installation at designated sites. Review equipment needs and determine if project can be completed with hardware and material from existing Sprint inventory. Create Bills-of-Material for any remaining major and minor equipment including review of available inventory for solution alternatives. Update project details and status throughout the project by use of engineering tool (ETS). Complete all other system entries and records updates within specified schedule. Manage and coordinate multiple projects at the same time. Create and maintain documentation of the equipment layouts in bay and floor-plan drawings as well as data-basing network connectivity. Assisted other less experienced Engineers with projects of lower complexity. Analysis includes switching, interconnection, national platforms and backbone facilities.
Network Engineer â€“ Sprint c/o Teksystems
Nov â€˜04 â€“ April â€˜05
Responsible for providing engineering services and assisting in project management functions required to develop and implement large, complex Cisco networks. Projects included locating rack space in central offices to move and/or install Cisco 6509 switches. Work with various groups and/or vendors in the acquisition of various hardware to complete the installation of equipment within predetermined time frames. Responsible for tactical design and technical support for the on-going OSSN/OSSNET IP Infrastructure build-out. Create and maintain documentation of the equipment layouts in bay and floor-plan drawings as well as data-basing network connectivity. Supported field technicians in resolving equipment installation problems.
Network Engineer â€“ Procter & Gamble
Jan â€˜04 â€“ August â€˜04
Performed daily maintenance on Windows 2000 and Novell Netware 5.1 servers, including upgrades of hardware, installation of software or server patches. Administration of Microsoft Exchange (2000) and Active Directory. Automated the daily backup of the network and maintained the backup jobs in Arcserve. Monitored the ticket queue, and resolved 2nd/3rd level trouble tickets. Maintained the asset inventory and software license databases. Procured hardware/software from various vendors. Performed administrative tasks such as adding users to the NDS directory or the NT domain. Migrated 278 desktop/laptops to Windows XP. Maintained the Domino server and resolved Lotus Notes issues. Supported 112 VPN and dial-up users. Responsible for monitoring the network and documenting baselines. Responsible for supporting the wireless network infrastructure, and supporting LEAP authentication. Ensured 99.9% uptime and availability of all network systems and equipment and performed monthly gap analysis.
Network Engineer â€“ Sprint c/o Teksystems
Sept â€˜00 â€“ Nov â€˜01
Managed $1,000,000.00 projects and supported the build-out of Sprintâ€™s Internet backbone. Documented and created detailed engineering specifications/procedures for field technicians for deployment of Lucent RAS APX8000 as well as connectivity to Cisco 7500 series switches. Provided support in deployment of Lucent RAS APX8000 and Cisco equipment to the POP facilities. Managed and supported field technicians in resolving equipment installation problems. Reviewed availability of and ordered circuits for switch and POP facilities by using FMS circuit database software. Administered Peoplesoft Supply Chain Management and Financials software to track equipment (Cisco 7500 switches, Lucent RAS APX8000, hardware communication racks, cable management hardware). Documented and managed project cost and status within PACS (Project Accounting Costing System).