Network Engineer Sample Resume

Brian Foster
1254 West 57th Street
Carlisle, MA 05746
(123) 466-7852.
E-mail: brian_foster@yahoo.com

Objective
Experienced engineer looking for new and challenging engineering opportunities in a telecommunications company offering career growth opportunities.

Qualifications Summary
  • 12 years of experience working interactively with customers and all levels of management.
  • Strong ability to work with all customers in a network engineering role.
  • Able to develop long-term relationships.
  • Experience in all areas of client data support, including system design and implementation.
  • Ability to solve technical support problems and work clients through difficult processes.
  • Extensive knowledge of industry hardware to meet client requirements and ability to work quickly using all available technical resources.
  • Customer-focused, results-oriented and collaborative leader with ability to interface across multiple departments for cost-effective management of high-level projects.
  • Superior communication skills, including strong presentation and writing abilities.
Education
Boston College, Boston, MA
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Engineering (May 1995)
 
Work Experience
Network Engineer: 2003 - 2007, LAN Support, Volt Technical, Phoenix, AZ
  • Duties included LAN/WAN daily operations: Router & switch configurations/Access lists.
  • Maintained router and switch configurations, updated and changed configurations depending on corporate requirements and documentation.
  • Insured current documentation was kept on LAN/WAN configurations, frame-relay and point-to-point circuits, along with circuit IDs, and DLCIs for all of Sequent's circuits worldwide.
  • Visio Drawings - drew and updating for reference use continuously.
  • DNS & DHCP - Management of HQ and field office DNS.
  • LAN/WAN monitoring / Vendor Contact - Continuously monitored all network circuits and specific HQ hosts through CNS.
  • Created spreadsheets for all outages, giving start and end times, their duration and cause. Responsible for taking care of RAS queue as backup.
  • Troubleshooting of network problems - Made physical changes to routers, switches, DSU/CSUs in order to increase performance.  
Network Technician: 1995 - 2003, Air Station Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ
  • Performed installations, technical support, troubleshooting and maintenance of network equipment, installed and upgraded software and hardware equipment, oversaw the management of subcontracted work, including working with upper levels of the subcontractor structure, and the creation of engineering design documents for the network on the base.
  • Managed infrastructure installation services including network facilities, Information Assurance, Cable Plant, WAN and BAN/LAN teams and performed design, survey, installation and commissioning of network devices.  
Technical Certifications
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate, Sept. 2006
  • Dell Certified Systems Expert, March 2004
  • Windows 2000 Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator, March 2003
Software Skills
  • Hardware and Software Technologies and Protocols:
  • Cisco routers and switches: 6500, 4500, 4000, 3600, 3500, 2900, 2600, 2500, 800, 500
  • General Dynamics TACLANE Cipher Routers
  • Dell Desktops and Portables: Optiplex GX-1/150/240/260/300, Latitude C640/C610
  • Microsoft Windows XP/2000, NT Workstation and Server, Advanced Server 2000/2003
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 5.0 and 5.5
  • Remedy Action Request System
  • TIvoli Remote Control, NetMeeting, Microsoft Systems Management Server 2.0
*References furnished upon request.