Bill Blackford's RESUME


Portland, Or
bill@billblackford.com
http://billblackford.com/resume.html

Overview:

Several years in network architecture, engineering and the design of networks that enhance operational proficiency, improve processes and reduce total costs of ownership. Expert knowledge with high availability design and redundancy. Good track record for building networks that scale. Network Infrastructure Design and Engineering. Service Provider Core. Enterprise campus and data center. Content Networks. BGP, routing, MPLS and traffic engineering. Packet capture and flow analysis.

Employment Experience:

Frontier Communications
Senior Network Engineer and Peering Coordinator, Core Planning and Engineering Team, June 2011 - Present.

North West Regional ESD / Cascade Technology Allance (Hillsboro, OR)
Senior Network Engineer, January 2007 - June 2011

Dotster, Inc (Vancouver, WA)
Senior Network Engineer, May 2005 - January 2007

Intel Corp (Contract through Everest Consultants) (Hillsboro, OR)
Network Evaluation Engineer, April 2004 - April 2005

Unix Network Test Engineer, September 2002 - September 2003

ProDX. (Portland, OR)
Network Engineer, April 2002 - September 2002

Fibres International (Portland, OR (in WA now))
Network Operations Manager, March 1999 - October 2001

Washington Mutual Bank (Data Center Campus, Chatsworth, CA)
Senior Systems Analyst, May 1998 - March 1999

Great Western Bank (Chatsworth, CA)
Systems Analyst - Distributed Systems

Louise.s Trattoria, Restaurant Enterprises, Inc., GHSC., ITT Sheraton (Greater los Angeles)
Restaurant Manager

U.S. Army Active Duty and U.S. Air Force Reserves
Signals Analyst

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References and work samples are available on request.