Jared Mauch
8285 Reese Ln
Ann Arbor, MI 48103-9753
W (313) 506-4307 H (734) 332-7948
E-Mail: jared@puck.nether.net

Experienced, versatile network and systems specialist with the ability to learn and apply technical knowledge quickly with strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills. Seeking a challenging, position in the Internet field where my motivation and diverse skills will aide an organization with its goals.

Technical Skills


  • Cisco Routers Operating IOS and IOS-XR (ASR9K, GSR/12K, CRS)
  • Juniper Routers (M-Series, MX-series, T-series, QFX-series)


  • UNIX configuration, including Usenet News, POP3, IMAP, DNS, RADIUS, TACACS, Kerberos v4 and v5, AFS and SMTP protocol based servers
  • UNIX Sysadmin experience on SunOS 4.1.3 & 4.1.4, Solaris 2.3-2.6, Linux (0.99.5-Present), FreeBSD 2.0-Present, OpenBSD
  • 24 Years operational experience with Cisco router software
  • 19 Years operational experience with Juniper router software
  • 4 Years operational experience with Foundry product software


  • C, PERL, Python 2 Python 3 programming experience
  • Unix shell scripting experience
  • Experience with PostgreSQL, MySQL and other relational databases

    Employment History

    Akamai Technologies February 2017 - Present
    Senior Network Architect

  • Design and specify backbone equipment and architecture for interconnection of Akamai sites
  • Develop operational thresholds for upgrades
  • Collaborate closely with operations to develop procedures and responses for new technology
  • Work closely to automate network configurations with software development teams and operations
  • Specify and implement new interconnection strategy for global network
    NTT Communications (Previously called NTT/VERIO) October 2000 - September 2011; July 2012 - February 2017
    IP-Development and Operations
  • Operated the NTT Communications global IP network
  • Test, Evaluate, Deploy and operate Cisco and Juniper routers and software
  • Work closely with vendors to resolve software defects
  • Work closely with NOC and other business units to resolve issues
  • Participated in deployment of IPv6 and IPv4 multicast service to customers
  • Participate in product testing and deployment
  • Advise on overall network security policy
  • Experience in tracking DoS attacks, botnets and other network impacting activity

    NeuStar Inc. September 2011-July 2012
    Sr Network Systems Architect

  • Consolidate existing network and systems infrastructure to redundant datacenter
  • Enabled IPv6 on customer facing environment and internal infrastructure
  • Participate in budgetary process for capital and operational expenditures
  • Renegotiated existing term liabilities for operational savings
  • Oversee external contractor resources

    Voyager.Net July 1998 - October 2000
    4660 S. Hagadorn Road
    Suite 320
    East Lansing, Michigan, 48823
    Systems and Network Engineer

  • Involved in integration of various networks that our company has acquired, including AS roll's and router hardware and software syncronization
  • Performed peer code reviews
  • Coordination of peering agreements
  • Implemented new mail and pop servers to improve customer performance
  • Upgraded and reconfigured systems to improve reliability and performance
  • Provided second and third level support to customer service engineers and customers
  • Train and advise Voyager.net staff members in the use of all internal hardware and software.

    QualNet (Internet Access Group, CICNet)
    (Acquired by Verio early 1999)
    August 1997 - July 1998
    1315 Euclid Avenue, 2nd Floor
    Cleveland, OH, 44115
    Network Engineer

  • Internet Access Group acquired CICNet in August 1997
  • Worked closely with vendors such as Cisco Systems in developing, testing and deploying of new technologies.
  • Responsible for providing engineering support to the operational engineering staff.
  • Telecommuted with the rest of the Network Engineer Team to help plan, design, and execute network merge between IAGNet, CICNet, including backbone AS roll, igp synchronization.

    CICNet, Inc. September 1995 - August 1997
    2901 Hubbard
    Ann Arbor, MI 48105
    Computer Systems Consultant I

    Primary 24 hour on-call responsibility for the maintenance and troubleshooting of CICNet core and client Cisco routers of various models running various OS code utilizing routing protocols such as Statics, RIP, OSPF, BGP, IGRP, and EIGRP.

  • Provide technical support for CICNet 24 hour Network Operations Center.

  • Perform IP address delegation and act as an interface for the InterNIC.

  • Provide customer service including technical support for routing, LAN topology, IP addressing and subnetting, DNS, SMTP, POP3, IMAP, RADIUS, TACACS, Kerberos, and AFS.

  • Configure and maintain CICNet Usenet Newsfeed and reader services. Troubleshoot client news server configuations.

  • Configure Multicast (DVMRP, Dense Mode, Sparse mode and Sparse Dense Mode) across backbone networks for transit, including deployment of Ciscos mBGP software

  • Troubleshoot client equipment including UNIX systems, software and hardware.

  • Configure, test, and ship client UNIX replacement equipment as needed

  • Perform client and CICNet core router operating system upgrades.

  • Maintain and improve CICNet client contact information database.

  • Make recommendations on CICNet contract development matters.

  • Train and advise CICNet staff members in the use of all internal hardware and software.

  • Evaluate, select, and purchase hardware and software

  • Provide primary PC and UNIX support and system administration for CICNet staff equipment.

  • Perform Postmaster and Hostmaster duties, including delegations.

  • Interface with customers, potential customers, and internal sales staff to provide information on CICNet technical products and services.

  • Work with CICNet accounting department to ensure accurate billing for technical services.

    Competitive Computer Systems February 1994 - August 1995
    2839 Boardwalk
    Ann Arbor, MI, 48104

    Computer Technician. Built, repaired and upgraded computers, including new technology systems,such as Pentiums, 486s, and other equipment. Installed and maintained software including DOS, Microsoft Windows 3.1, OS/2, and Linux, including onsite customer support.

    Industry or Community support
    Educational Foundatation of Dexter
    Board of Directors
    June 2019-Present
    Steering Committee
    August 2005 - September 2006; October 2007-October 2009

  • Serve NANOG community providing guidance to MERIT
  • Select sub-committee members for various groups (eg: Program Committee, Mailing List administration, etc)
    Arbornet, Inc.
    A 501(c)3 corporation
    July 1993 - April 1995
    1100 North Main
    Ann Arbor, MI 48104

  • Served on board of directors for a portion of this time
  • Volunteer technician. Installed and maintained Unix-based computer systems.
  • Provided user support and technical assistance.


    Ypsilanti High School
    Diploma, 1994

    References available upon request