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Senior Network Engineer

Resume for Kenneth Blanchard

Kenneth S. Blanchard

147 Old Westford Road         978-944-6905

Chelmsford, MA 01824          blanchard.ken@gmail.com    

 

 

Summary

 

Senior network and security professional, with some management experience, and expertise in security, VPN, network appliances and technology.  Experience with network and firewall design, installation, and maintenance.  A team player highly motivated to learn.  Passed CCIE-Security written exam in 2004.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

Send Word Now, Boston, MA           October 2016 – January, 2017

 

Senior Network Engineer

Maintain a thorough understanding of network services, network security, IP Routing, VPN, LAN, and WAN technologies.

Design, configure, analyze, modify and manage routers, switches, load balancers, and firewalls.

Utilize packet capture software for analysis, testing and design for development of troubleshooting solutions.

Create, update and maintain network documentation.

Troubleshoot malfunctions of network hardware and software to resolve operational issues and restore services in a time-critical enterprise environment.

 

Affinion Group, Wakefield, MA        August, 2015 – May, 2016

 

Senior Network Engineer

Configure and maintain Cisco Firewalls, VPN, security appliances including firewalls, proxies, and F5 application load-balancers.

Configure, maintain, and troubleshoot  network hardware and software to resolve operational issues and restore services.

Assist in the design of multi-server environments including IP address schemes, DNS, Ether-Channel, LACP, etc.

Maintain network security through proper configuration  of VPN and Firewalls.

Respond to inquiries from staff, administrators, service providers, and outside vendors to provide technical assistance and support

 

Volpe National Transportation Center, Cambridge, MA       March, 2012 – October, 2015

 

Senior Network & Systems Engineer (Subcontract for Raytheon)

Manage multiple networks within government infrastructure to include Cisco routers, switches, and firewalls, and also F5 BigIP Local Traffic Managers.

Install, maintain, monitor and document network infrastructure to ensure operability and integrity of the network and servers.

Implement changes in response to FMCSA network requirements and define procedures for post-installation support.

Utilize technical knowledge and tools to diagnose and resolve network problems.

 

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Services, Littleton, MA November, 2011 – March, 2012

 

Senior Network Engineer

Provided second/third level technical support for HP router and switch products to HP customers, partners, account teams, and other support center engineers.

Consulted customers on network design and implementation.

 

CSS CORPORATION, Bedford, MA          January, 2011 – October, 2011

 

Senior Network Engineer (January, 2011 – June, 2011)

Manager, Network Engineering (June, 2011 – October, 2011)

Provide leadership and direction for a team of four network engineers working remotely in Chennai, India.

Responsible for the technical architecture and recommendations related to LAN/WAN/Security platforms.

Develop relationships with customers in order to understand their overall network and provide appropriate guidance to insure minimal downtime and capacity planning.