Career Profile

Jack of all trades when it comes to the IT and Networking world. Specialties: In depth expertise of various LAN/WAN protocols including OSPF, BGP, IPv6. Advanced knowledge of troubleshooting with routing and switching. Routers and Switching (Cisco, Juniper); Servers & Workstations (Win/OSX); Linux (CentOS, Debian, Ubuntu); Experience with SONET/TDM/Cisco15454/Fujitsu Flashwave/Ciena/Infinera/MRV/BTI.


Edge Security Architect

2018 - Present
Reston, VA

Responsibilities include:

  • Analysing
  • Modelling
  • Deploying
  • Securing

Senior Network Engineer

2012 - 2018
Verizon Media/Oath/Yahoo/Aol/Edgecast
Los Angeles, CA & London, UK

  • Implement, configure, support and maintain all aspects of the EdgeCast network infrastructure. Consisting mostly of Juniper MX routers and QFX switches.
  • Point of contact designated to work with the security team on all network security issues.
  • Own the scoping, architecture and design of new network infrastructure.
  • Design/build/deploy xWDM systems in metro regions.
  • Continually support our internal infrastructure, streaming services, corporate network and NOC.
  • Work closely with the EdgeCast NOC on monitoring all servers, applications, network devices and connections along with customer traffic, using specific custom built tools.
  • Serve as the Tier III response for all escalated network issues and customer complaints.
  • Evaluate new hardware as needed and maintain existing inventory.
  • Create and define network requirements for new products, including technical documentation for all relevant processes and technologies.
  • Screen and interview all potential candidates for our team.

MPLS Network Enginer

2011 - 2012
Integra Telecom/Electric Lightwave
Portland, OR

  • Designed and implemented layer 3 private MPLS VPN services on Cisco 7600/ASR9000 routers and Adtran CPEs.
  • Designed and implemented layer 2 private MPLS VPN services on Cisco ME3400/ME3600 switches.
  • Provisioned and supported customers on Infinera/Ciena DWDM systems.
  • Worked with wholesale customers to troubleshoot SONET/Ethernet circuits.
  • Provisioned and turned up customers on Cisco 15454, Whiterock, Turin and Fujitsu Transport gear.
  • Provisioned and turned up customers on Metaswitch, class 5 voice switches.
  • Built and configured Accedian based MEF certified Ethernet networks (EPL, EVLP, E-Tree).
  • Experience with designing circuits within Oracle MetaSolv Solution and ordering circuits with various LECs and IXCs. See less

Network Administrator

2008 - 2011
Noel Communications
Yakima, WA

  • Managed the IP network, layer 2 switching and routing. Including troubleshooting and turning up new customers.
  • Managed the BGP peering with customers, providers and Seattle Internet Exchange members.
  • Maintained and created the fiber route maps for our owned/leased fiber assets.
  • Provisioned customers on Cisco 15454 based SONET network.
  • Acted as the first point of contact for computer support for co-workers.
  • Managed all servers, including telemetry/management and public web servers


Various projects and certifications that I have and other miscellaneous things

Project+ - Passed on April 20th 2015
Certified Ethical Hacker - Passed on June 21st 2011
Network+ - Passed on November 8th 2010
Security+ - Passed on December 6th 2010
Engineers Without Borders: Olancho Aid - Helped to build and deploy a wireless network to connect the schools within Juticalpa, Honduras to extend the internet as a teaching tool
US Patent: Application Controlled Path Selection Over Different Transit Providers - The ability to control the flow of traffic between two data-centers across the internet using IPv6 announced selectively across multiple transit providers.

Skills & Proficiency

Routing Protocols (BGP, OSPF)

Juniper Device (JunOS)

DWDM/CWDM/Photonic Networking

Linux OS (Ubuntu, Centos, Redhat)

Programming: Python