Erickson Jacob

Jacob Erickson

Network Engineer

Name:Erickson Jacob
Date of birth:July 18, 1984
Address:Lindale, TX, 75771, USA
Phone:903.705.4584
Email:jacob@jacoberickson.com
Network Engineer with over 7 years of hands on experience in a corporate environment. Knowledgeable of Cisco, HP, and Barracuda hardware. Experienced in network design, implementation, and support. Dedicated to ensuring all information systems are protected and secured. Ability to learn and execute at the same time. Proven track record of leading teams and individuals.

Certifications

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2. Security +

Certified – January 2017

Certificate Verification Number: P9NLDD1PC3E1KQ29

Education

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1. Liberty University

Management Information Systems
  • Advanced Networking
  • Cloud Computing
  • Server Management
  • Java
  • Visual Basic
  • Project Management
2003-2006

2. State Fair Community College

Network Administration
  • CCNA
  • IIS
  • A+
  • Active Directory

Work Experience

2015-present

1. Suddenlink Communications

System Support Engineer II
  • Design and build networks for small to large carriers
  • Document and test new networking equipment
  • Create Standard Operating Procedures
  • Configure OSPF and BGP routes
  • Configure multi-vendor routers
  • Configure and implement MPLS
2014-2015

2. Datcom, LLC

Lead Technical Engineer
  • Configure and manage multi-vendor networking equipment
  • Manage Internet and telephony communications for clients
  • Manage, maintain, and monitor 250+ desktops and 30+ servers
  • Install and replace servers desktops, laptops, and networking equipment
  • Manage help desk and remote management software
  • Design and implement networking and server infrastructure
2014-2014

3. Mercy Ships

Network Engineer
  • Manage and maintain multi location Cisco Catalyst 29xx, 35xx, and 45xx switches
  • Manage and maintain firewalls to include NAT, IPSec and SSL VPN
  • Manage multi-site network operations
  • Designed multi-server environments including IP address schemes
  • Maintain Active Directory environment
  • Manage and maintain Cisco Wi-Fi mesh infrastructure
  • Responsible for multiple communications circuits
  • Design and implement new technologies based on business needs
  • Manage and lead various projects
  • Monitor for violations of network polices
  • Maintain and administer perimeter security systems such as firewalls and intrusion detection systems
  • Manage and maintain Windows Server 2008R2 and 2012 Data Center Environment
  • Maintain strong vendor relationships
2010-2014

4. Teen Mania Ministries

IT Operations Director/Network Engineer
  • Manage and maintain over 35 Cisco Catalyst 29xx and 35xx switches with VLANs and QoS
  • Manage and maintain firewalls to include NAT, IPSec and SSL VPN
  • Responsible for Active Directory to include DHCP, DNS, and GPOs
  • Manage and maintain Wi-Fi mesh infrastructure
  • Responsible for all PSTN and Internet connections
  • Manage digital and VoIP phone system
  • Design and implement new technologies based on business needs
  • Manage and lead various projects
  • Manage and oversee IT staff
  • Monitor for violations of network polices
  • Manage and maintain Windows Server 2008R2 and 2012 Data Center Environment
  • Advise C-level executives on new technology and how to implement
  • Configure and manage Radius on entire network
  • Maintain budgets and other financials
  • Maintain strong vendor relationships
2007-2009

5. Teen Mania Ministries

Network Administrator
  • Manage and maintain over 35 Cisco Catalyst 29xx and 35xx switches
  • Responsible for all PSTN and Internet connections
  • Maintain Avaya PBX with over 600 end users
  • Responsible for Active Directory adds, removes, and changes
  • Advise C-level executives on new technology and how to implement
  • Manage and supervise 5-8 IT support technicians
  • Oversee Help Desk operations
2003-present

6. United States Army

Senior LAN Manager
  • Operate and maintain secure communication devices
  • Manage all satellite communication equipment for the entire battalion
  • Maintain Cisco managed switches and ASA Firewalls
  • Monitor network logs and traffic
  • Install and manage tactical communications over several square miles
  • Design and instruct various classes
  • Organize tactical and non-tactical communication systems
  • Report and document security risks
  • Provide real-time status of all communication systems