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Darren Willie | Elance
 
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Darren Willie

Enterprise Architect - Network Services & VoIP
   United States
  |   GREENSBORO, NC
  |  8:46 am Local Time

Overview

Cisco Systems Routers and Switches, Firewalls, Adaptive Security Appliance, VPN Tunnels, QoS Service Policies, Policy Based Routing, WCCP, Citrix Netscaler Access Gateways, Nexus 7000/5000/2000, Tunneling protocols, VoIP and other technologies as needed.

Results-oriented Information Technology Project Architect with 18 years of planning, developing and implementing, state of the art information solutions looking to facilitate strategic growth through technological advances.

Integration, and solutions architecture using Cisco Systems...

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Network Architect

Service Description

I have performed LAN/WAN design and implementation projects for Fortune 500 companies all across the United States and Europe, including FOXSports Network, Nielsen Media, WorldCom, Verizon, Sprint, and Daimler AG (Daimler Trucks North America, Thomas Built Buses, and Daimler Bus), New Breed Logistics, and B/E Aerospace. Work includes project planning, implementation of Cisco switches and routers, Cisco Call Manager, Unified Messaging Environments with Exchange 2003 and Active Directory, Cisco PIX Firewalls and Cisco ASA w Intrusion Detection Modules (IDS).

Managed the design, planning, and implementation of multi-million dollar state of the art manufacturing facilities infrastructure using Cisco Catalyst 3550 3560 6500 series switches, 2800/3800 series routers, Cisco PIX Firewalls and Cisco ASA Firewalls with IDS, completed ahead of schedule and on budget.

Managed, researched, planned and implemented Unified Communications environment replacing Nortel Meridian 1 PBX with Cisco Systems CUCM, resulting in reduced maintenance costs while introducing communication system providing call center and collaboration capabilities.

Lead a highly effective team raising support standards/performance utilizing ITIL framework; results increased SLA team performance/efficiencies allowing for training and preventative maintenance opportunities.

Achieved system uptime target goals identifying/tracking high risk areas, implementing contingency plans and risk mitigation, through proof of...

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Employment

B/E Aerospace, Inc.
Sr. Network Architect
2012 - Present
Oversight of Nexus Data Center Migration, installation and configuration of Nexus 7009, Nexus 5000, and Nexus 2200 Fabric Switching and vDC's associated. Installation and Troubleshooting of Cisco...
New Breed Logistics
Sr. Network Engineer
2011 - 2012
Senior Implementation Engineer installation and configuration of Cisco 2900/3900 series routers configured in a Multi-homed BGP MPLS networks, Cisco 6509 Dual Core environments providing HSRP...
Electronic Data Systems Corporation
Network Architect
2005 - 2011
Overall Responsibility of Enterprise Operations in networking, telephony, and security at Thomas Built Buses, a subsidiary of Daimler AG; includes initial project proposal, project planning, and...
Paradyne Networks
Global Solutions Consultant
1999 - 2002
Responsible for support, training, and consultation to RBOC Network Operations Engineers, in support of customers using Traditional Digital Signaling, Frame Relay, and ATM as a wide area...
Paradyne Networks
Instructional Technologist
1998 - 1999
Responsible for developing course syllabus, outline, and training materials on TCP/IP Routing, Switching, Frame Relay, Asynchronous Transfer Mode, and Digital Signaling Interfaces; in support of...
Tech Data Corporation
Systems Engineer
1996 - 1998
Provided systems engineering support for Tech Data customers on Wide Area Network Technologies and Paradyne products distributed through Tech Data. Developed Tech Data course materials for training...
United States Army
Secure Cryptographic Radio Technician
1991 - 1995

Education

The University of Phoenix
Bachelors of Science in Business Administration
2003 - 2007

Keywords

Cisco Systems HP Juniper
Network Architect
Network Design
Sr. Network Engineer
CCNP CCVP CCNA TCP/IP LAN WAN Routers IP Subnetting EIGRP OSPF BGP Frame-Relay ATM Spanning-Tree STP PVSTP+ RSTP Switching
Voice over IP VoIP QoS Unity Call Manager CUCM Unified Messaging
MGCP SIP TRUNK SCCP H.323 Gateway Gatekeeper VPN Security
CCIE Firewall PIX ASA
Citrix Netscaler Access Gateway.
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