8285 Reese Ln
Ann Arbor, MI 48103-9753
W (313) 506-4307 H (734) 332-7948
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.
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
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
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
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
| NeuStar Inc.
||September 2011-July 2012
Sr Network Systems Architect
Involved in integration of various networks that our company has
acquired, including AS roll's and router hardware and software
||July 1998 - October 2000
4660 S. Hagadorn Road|
East Lansing, Michigan, 48823
Systems and Network Engineer
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
Train and advise Voyager.net staff members in the use of all internal
hardware and software.
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
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.
September 1995 - August 1997
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
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
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
Evaluate, select, and purchase hardware and software
Provide primary PC and UNIX support and system administration for CICNet
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
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
Serve NANOG community providing guidance to MERIT
Select sub-committee members for various groups (eg: Program Committee, Mailing List administration, etc)
August 2005 - September 2006; October 2007-October 2009
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
Provided user support and technical assistance.
Ypsilanti High School
References available upon request