Virginia Beach, VA

Position Desired

Network Engineering
Anywhere in the U.S.



CCNA, CCNP Route & Switch, CCIE Service Provider (Written Exam, LAB Pending)
8570 Compliant

1998 – 2001 Middle Tennessee State University – Murfreesboro, TN
Completed B.S., Major in Mass Communication

Top Secret / SCI


Infrastructure Architect – Northern Technology Group IT (NTGIT)
SME supporting USFORA (United States Forces - Afghanistan)
2012 – 2013
Senior Network Engineer assigned to USFOR-A J65 Plans & Projects to devise the necessary plans to ensure the network design, installation, implementation and tracking of tasks required to complete the projects, as well as ensure that responsible parties perform their assigned tasks in a timely manner. As Project Manager, facilitate communication between stakeholders and provide overall project oversight and reporting to the USFOR-A Headquarters. Provide guidance and technical oversight to outside vendors and Task Force 236 Iraq and Task Force 236 Afghanistan. As Infrastructure Architect, redesigned the LAN for Northern Kabul Compound to provide redundancy for users by deploying Cisco’s Virtual Switching System for the NIPR, SIPR and CXI classification. Designed and engineered remote sites as Tier 2 or CAN sites off the hub site.

-Configure the Black Core Network to support NIPR, SIPR, CXI and JWICS utilizing MPLS L3VPN, BGP, OSPF, MP-BGP and RSVP-TE as well as Class Based Tunnel Selection (CBTS).
-Configure General Dynamics Type -1 Encryption devices such as KG175As and KG175Ds
-Deploy 20 Gig SAN replication infrastructure with SafeNet KG345
-Configure Cisco 6509-E switches to support VSS with BFD, Enhanced PAGP, and Multi-Chassis Etherchannel (MEC).

Senior Network Engineer - TEKSYSTEM
SITEC Project
2011 - 2012
Provide full life-cycle support for all network services to include NIPR, SIPR and JWICS. Perform network design, installation, implementation, testing and O&M of the garrison and deployed network assets.

Experience with:
Building a black transport network to support various classifications. Configuring multicast, Dynamic Multipoint Virtual Private network (DMVPN), VLANs, VTP, 802.1q and DISA STIGS.

WAN Engineer – DRS Technical Services
USF-I, Baghdad, Iraq
2010 – 2011 DRS TSI
Design, install, engineer, implement, operate and maintain routing within the USF-I Strategic and Tactical Networks. Intermediate to advanced level knowledge and understanding of open standard routing protocols to include RIP, OSPF and BGP and Cisco’s proprietary routing protocol EIGRP. Perform detailed network analysis and diagnostics utilizing SolarWinds and Scrutinizer. Implement network optimization utilizing Quality of Service (QoS), traffic engineering (TE) and policy-based routing (PBR). Worked with DISA Europe, DISA SWA and DISA CONUS in performing diagnostics to circuits or links that these entities provided transport for. Coordinate with other contractors to repair and make improvements to both the physical and logical WAN infrastructure to support Military communications in the IRAQI area of operation. Possess a solid understanding of the SIPR and NIPR networks.

Experience with:
Configuring and troubleshooting Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), Routing Information Protocol (RIP), Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP), Quality of Service (QoS), Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP), Gateway Load Balancing Protocol (GLBP), Routing and Forwarding (VRF-Lite), Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (MSTP), 802.3AD and etherchannel

Principle Network Engineer - General Dynamics Information Technology - Suffolk, VA.
2008 – 2010
Designed and engineered the Next Generation Joint Training Enterprise Network (NEXGEN JTEN). Tested NEXGEN JTEN using hardware and software from various vendors, such as Juniper, Cisco, McAfee, Tipping Point, Breaking Point and Spirent Communications hardware and software. Engineered a Service Provider network with the latest technology innovations such as OSPF, BGP, MPLS, MP-BGP, VPLS, VRF and IPv6. Perform testing and evaluation of various network infrastructure devices, intrusion prevention sensor (IPS) appliances and firewalls in a Research, Development, Testing and Evaluation (RDT&E) environment.

Experience with:
Juniper's M7i, M10i, MX240 and MX960 Platforms
Juniper's EX3200 and EX4200 switches
Cisco’s 6500’s, 3550’s 3750’s and 3560 series switches
Cisco’s 2800, 3800, 7200, 7600 series routers
Utilized Cisco Catalyst 3550, Cisco 2811 ISR and Juniper EX3200 switches to engineer the Out-of-band (OOB) management network
Designed the IPv4 to IPv6 address migration plan including the in-band-management and ou...

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