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robert trost
2415 SW Oakwood Dr., Dallas, OR  97338 

Home: (503) 623-3209 Cell: (503) 931-3657 e-mail: bob@get-er-done.net

summary

  • Nineteen years experience in network engineering and data center environments providing systems integration, project management and 24/7 support of LAN and WAN enterprise networks.    

skills

  • Network - TCP/IP, Ethernet, DNS, DHCP, Firewalls, T1, ISDN, Frame Relay, DLS, Wireless, 802.11a, 802.11b, VPN, EIGRP, IP, IPX, Cable Plant
  • Servers -  Microsoft Windows Server 2003, 2005, 2008, Microsoft SQL Server 2005, Microsoft Exchange Server, Active Directory, Unix, Linxs, Novell, OS X, Harris, Prime and Sequent.
  • Programming – Unix Shell, C++, C#, Java, JavaScript, XML, HTML, CGI. Microsoft Visual Basic., Oracle SQL, Microsoft SQL.
  • Workstations -  Microsoft XP, Vista, Linux, UNIX, GIS and OS X.

experience

  • IT PROJECT MANAGER / Systems Integration Engineer
    Sanyo Solar of Oregon, Salem, Oregon
    Responsible for engineering network, phone system, voice and data T-1, integrating process control systems with network. Cisco 3750e switches, Cisco 2950, Cisco ASA 5505 configuration.
    May 2009 to Present.
  • CONTRACTING
    Dyna Corp. International
    Swift Transportation.
    May 2008 to April 2009.
  • IT Manager
    National Projector, Corp, Salem, Oregon
    Responsibilities: Provided strategic input on network planning. Responsible for troubleshooting network problems and made recommendations for improvement to network for both reliability and performance. Installed, configured and managed, Cisco routers, switches, workstations, servers and wireless access points. Supervised several PC and network technicians to provide 24/7 support.
    July 1999 to April 2008.

  • SENIOR SYSTEMS WAN/LAN ANALYST
    CH2M Hill, Inc., Corvallis, Oregon
    Responsibilities: Provide network and server support for Corvallis, Portland and Honolulu offices. Responsible for server installations and hardware upgrades, LAN/WAN network administration and file server operating system upgrades. Also responsible for network cable plant, CAT5, Fiber, T1 and Frame Relay
    links and it's related components. Supervised PC and network technicians in providing 24/7 support.
    Sept. 1993 to Jul 1999.
  • INDEPENDENT NETWORK CONSULTANT
    Installed, configured and upgraded computer networks for several companies:
    A-dec, Newberg, OR
    Motif, Tualitin, OR
    The Node Connection, Vancouver, WA
    Newberg Tax Service, Newberg, OR
    Northwest Medical Supplies, Newberg, OR
    February 1993 to Sept. 1993

  • SENIOR WAN/LAN NETWORK ENGINEER
    In Focus Systems, Inc., Tualatin, Oregon
    Responsible for network planning, expansion, upgrade, project management, and supervision supervised several PC and network technicians.
    November 1991 to February 1993

  • SENIOR WAN/LAN NETWORK ENGINEER
    Microware Distributors, Inc., Beaverton, Oregon
    Responsible for the maintenance and expansion of eleven LAN/WAN networks located in eleven states throughout the US, and the wide area T-1 network which connects them. Supervise two Network Analysts.
    May 1991 to November 1991

  • NETWORK ENGINEER / SYSTEMS ANALYST
    Oregon Institute of Technology,
    Klamath Falls, Oregon Responsibilities: Designed and installed a campus wide Local Area Network (LAN) connecting approximately 550 computers in twelve buildings. The network encompasses Novell file
    servers, terminal servers, gateways, and bridges connecting a Sequent and Prime host computers using Arcnet, Token Ring, AppleTalk and TCP/IP Ethernet. Manage campus repair center. Supervise electronic technicians, and responsible for the maintenance and repair of campus computer equipment. Develop documentation for procedures related to computer hardware and network configurations. Other responsibilities include: Recommendations for hardware and software purchases. Write network utilities and applications. Conduct seminars for faculty and staff on applications, e-mail, and networks. Provide hardware and software support for faculty, and administrative users.
    September 1985 to May 1991

  • ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN / SUPERVISOR
    Ashton Photo, Salem, Oregon
    Responsibilities: Supervised production and maintenance technicians for photo processing facility. Modified and programmed production equipment to interface with HP-300 and PC computers to monitor production levels.
    June 1979 to October 1984

contracting

  • OREGON INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY METRO CAMPUS
    Clackamas, Oregon
    Provided support for their network, server, workstations and users.
  • GENERAL DYNAMICS SERVICES COMPANY
    Kingsley Field, Klamath Falls, Oregon
    Solved problems with computer network used to train Air Force F-16 pilots.
  • KLAMATH COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
    Klamath Falls, Oregon
    Repaired computer systems and solved disk drive alignment problems.
  • AGRI-EDUCATION, INC.
    Stratford, Iowa
    Designed and implemented Novell network system. Trained personnel.
  • H&R BLOCK TAX SERVICE
    Webster City, Iowa
    Designed and implemented Novell network system.

education

  • OREGON INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
    Klamath Falls, Oregon
    B.S. Computer Systems Engineering Technology / Tech. Writing minor
    September 1985 to December 1987

  • CHEMEKETA COMMUNITY COLLEGE
    Salem, Oregon
    A.S. Electronic Engineering Technology
    September 1980 to June 1982

  • OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY
    Corvallis, Oregon
    Liberal Arts major
    September 1972 to December 1977

references

  • Professional and personal references available upon request