I am a Network Administrator with experience in 24/7 availability environments with 99.999% uptime SLA guarantees. Throughout the course of my career I've always been able to pick up and use new technology -- whether it's to facilitate existing business practices, or build new environments to support business goals. My leadership skills and technical experience gives me the skills I need to adapt to any situation.
I enjoy large scale problem solving, performance optimization, building networks to solve expansion needs, and troubleshooting. I like being part of a team working with motivated peers to solve problems.
I am very focused on further increasing my virtualization skillset with an emphasis on Software Defined Networks, Network Function Virtualization, and network overlay technology such as VXLAN, OTV and LISP. I am also interested in automation technologies and system orchestration to help reduce errors, deployment times, and to provide services to enable DevOps-style application development.
Specialties: Network metrics, Cisco Security, switching and routing, rapid deployment, network topology, customer service, problem solving, virtualization, SAN management, backups, performance tuning and high availability.
I have Operating System experience in Windows and Linux Server environments but I mainly focus on VMWare vSphere. I have experience with advanced configurations for Cisco, Juniper and Checkpoint firewalls. Cisco, Juniper and Dell switching technologies.