Work Experience

Director – Product Line Engineering
Juniper Networks – Sunnyvale, CA
Aug 2008 – Present

  • Built a team of high performance individuals to conquer the high-end firewall market
  • Awarded CEO Star award for coding a high availability solution for our largest customer which has been in production for over three years
  • Developed FAQ system that is used to manage all of the
  • Helped build the business from ~$230M in sales to over ~$550M with a growth of over 25% in market share
  • Architected and developed a remote proof of concept lab that is used to demonstrate Juniper security solutions to customers and resulting in numerous high profile sales
  • Assisted product management in strategy and product creation for Juniper’s high-end security solutions

Solutions Architect
Juniper Networks – Sunnyvale, CA
Dec 2006 – Aug 2008

  • Designed solutions for remote access, branch, campus, and data centers that are still in use today
  • Researched best practices for security within the solutions
  • Utilized a lab with over two hundred devices to build and test solutions to “real world” scale
  • Built automation solutions to ease testing, deployment, and configuration automation
  • Trained customers, partners, and field sales on selling and deploying solutions
  • Wrote application notes and presentations to share best practices with others

Systems Engineer
Juniper Networks – Detroit, MI
Mar 2005 – Jan 2007

  • Engineering half for major accounts team in the metro Detroit area
  • Consulted with customers on deployments for both network and security solutions
  • Balance customers technical needs with business needs
  • Systems engineer of the year for US West (40 states) in first year
  • Exceeded quote for both years in the field (106% and 140%)

Security Consultant
Networks Group – Brighton, MI
Jun 2003 – Mar 2005

  • Identify Best of breed solutions for clients based upon needs
  • Implement strategic security solutions for optimal security infrastructure
  • Professional training for clients on Check Point, Cisco and Juniper Solutions
  • Design and implement remote access VPN solutions from multiple vendors
  • Implement IDS/IPS in multiple environments provide an auditing infrastructure

Security Architect
CGI – Southfield, MI
Nov 2002 – Jun 2003

  • Redesign and plan the implementation of a Secure and Resilient network to support over one thousand clients
  • Manage firewalls and mentor other network individuals on security practices
  • Create a disaster recovery plan for existing network
  • Identify product metrics for newly developed web interface to the companies core business
  • Identify key security holes in existing server install base and advise on needed actions

Security Consultant
Advanced Network Solutions – Bloomfield Hills, MI
Oct 2000 – Nov 2002

  • Design and implement multi-vendor secured environments
  • Perform pre-sales tasks such as writing scopes of work and advising customers on their technology options
  • Designing and maintaining large Cisco environments
  • Review companies security posture after network intrusions
  • Build and support Unix-based web and email servers
  • Design High Availability solutions with BGP, HSRP, VRRP, and other HA Firewall products
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