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Scott Barone 225 Washington Place * Paramus, NJ 07652 * 201-986-0522 sb24e4ee@westpost.

ne t Summary IT Professional with over fifteen years of experience as both a Network Engineer and a hands on manager. Results driven with proven ability to build and lead hi ghly effective teams. Adept at managing multiple projects. Posses strong people skills and maintain strong relationships with customers and vendors while improv ing efficiency and productivity. Core Proficiencies * Strong Customer / Vendor Relations * Problem Resolution and Decision Making * Mentoring / motivating Team Members * Ability to adapt to changing environment s * Exceptional interaction skills between departments * Ensure service objec tives meet business expectations *********************** *** Managed Technologies / Skillsets **ATM and MPLS Wide Area Networks **Managed Care Internet Service **Sonet and DWDM **Cisco switches and routers **Network Analyzers **Cisco ASA Firewalls **Cisco Content Services Switch **Riverbed Steelheads **Raritan OOB access **Disaster Recovery Planning and Testing **Microsoft Office Suite **Windows XP and Vista **Cisco CAT OS **Cisco IOS _Network Monitoring Experience KPMG, Montvale, NJ 2003-10/2009 Network Operations Manager (KPMG) 2008-10/2009 Responsible for supervising the operational duties and overall performance of a team of Network Engineers. Ensured all timeframes and SLA's are met for all the projects that are assigned to the Network Operations department. Responsible for the reliability, security, maintenance and overall efficiency of the KPMG LAN/W AN. Supported the data network connectivity for over 90 remote offices and firm internet access. **Managed the successful relocation of the data center network and it's associat ed environments to a new facility **Managed a successful effort to migrate KPMG's 90+ remote ATM offices to MPLS **Helped manage the establishment of a Disaster Recover Data Center and its netw ork path replication traffic across a private WAN **Implemented Riverbed WAN optimization appliances to help improve remote applic ation performance **Managed the rollout of Cisco wireless access points to all US KPMG conference rooms throughout the network **Coordinated ongoing maintenance with vendors for network hardware/software sup port **Closely interfaced with all internal KPMG customers including Applications, Ta x, Audit and Global as well as our end users to enable the successful delivery o f KPMG's network services. **Created outage notification procedures to be used by our Data Operations helpd esk **Provided instruction to helpdesk and data center personnel on the topology of the KPMG network to assist them in their Tier 1 and Tier 2 troubleshooting proce

ss **Managed the planning and preparation for a SONET to DWDM migration Technical Manager / Sr. Network Engineer (KPMG) 2003-2008 Maintained high profile projects while performing daily operational tasks. Provi ded on call 24x7 support for Network Services on a rotational basis. Interacted with other departments within KPMG to assess application needs that may require firewall rules or access lists to be added or modified. Monitor network using Sp ectrum to be proactive on possible issues. **Successfully migrated KPMG's 90+ remote ATM offices to a new carrier requiring new data access and hardware to be installed at each site **Lead Engineer for the deployment of Spectrum 8.1 network management/monitoring tool **Created IPSEC tunnels for third party customers in KPMG's DMZ and TPC segment **Deployed PBR on an as needed basis for special traffic routing requirements. **Assisted in the centralization of KPMG's file server infrastructure from a dis tributed to a centralized environment which led to the removal of IPX from KPMG' s production network **Implemented Cisco 6500 configurations with CATOS as well as IOS **Replaced Cisco end of life and end of support hardware platforms at all remote KPMG offices **Worked closely with KPMG Firewall/Remote VPN team to secure access for third p arty vendors so they may access their environment within KPMG US production netw ork **Tested, applied and maintained router ACLs in support of voice mail and printe r servers throughout the network Additional Relevant Experience SR. NETWORK ENGINEER Merck-Medco, Fairlawn, NJ 1998-2003 NETWORK ENGINEER, Sony Electronics, Park Ridge, NJ 1988-1998 Education **Numerous technical classes completed at Global Knowledge including Building Sc alable Cisco *Networks Routing and Switching, Designing Cisco Systems Networks and CCNA Boot Camp **Attended Bergen Community College Professional Development **In-house performance manager, diversity and compliance related training **Attended an AMA Management Course **Vendor seminars and conferences including Cisco Networkers **Recipient of several KPMG ENCORE awards for successful completion of projects References Will Be Furnished Upon Request.