Access Control Product Specialist @ UTC Fire & Security
St John's RC School. Gravesend
If you are seeking a dual CCNP, JNCIS-ENT and JNCDA certified Network Engineer, who has passed the CCIE R&S Written exam and has a proven customer service record, experienced in working in enterprise environments whilst following the ITIL framework, to tight deadlines with self discipline and tenacity, then my experience in design, implementation and maintenance will prove
If you are seeking a dual CCNP, JNCIS-ENT and JNCDA certified Network Engineer, who has passed the CCIE R&S Written exam and has a proven customer service record, experienced in working in enterprise environments whilst following the ITIL framework, to tight deadlines with self discipline and tenacity, then my experience in design, implementation and maintenance will prove invaluable. 19 years experience in the IT field supporting Microsoft Windows servers, workstations and SQL along with network experience covering major vendors including Cisco, Juniper, Checkpoint and F5 coupled with the ability to quickly diagnose and correct faults will mean shorter and less frequent network and IT outages for your organisation. In addition, experience in major projects may prove useful in any IT rollout or network expansion and installation your organisation may be planning.
ITIL V3 Foundation
CCIE Routing and Switching (written exam only)
IPv6 Forum Certified Engineer (Gold)
Qualified First Aider
Network Security Engineer @ Vodafone Group plc is a British multinational telecommunications company headquartered in London and with its registered office in Newbury, Berkshire. It is the world's 2nd-largest mobile telecommunications company measured by both subscribers and revenues. Vodafone owns and operates networks in 21 countries and has partner networks in over 40 additional countries. Its Vodafone Global Enterprise division provides telecommunications and IT services to corporate clients in over 65 countries.
Working with the Vodafone Cloud and Hosting team based in Leeds, my role is as a Network Security Engineer. In this role it is my responsibility is to build, test and deliver secure cloud based network solutions to external customers. These solutions utilise a variety of devices including Checkpoint and ASA Firewalls, F5 BIG-IP LTM and GTM, Cisco ACS and Bluecoat Proxy SG in addition to building and testing Cisco datacentre switches such as Nexus and MDS along with standard catalyst switches and IOS routers. These devices typically form the infrastructure that will support a cloud based solution. Where necessary I am also sometimes required to assist the support team during and immediately after the handover phase of any project and occasionally I am asked to assist in projects my colleagues have implemented.
Whilst working in this role it has been essential for me to master specific technologies such as site-to-site IPSec VPN's as well as certificate based remote access SSL VPN's. I have also had the opportunity to gain significant experience on reverse proxies and terminal servers.
Outside of this role, I have volunteered to be an onsite Fire Marshall, First Aider, Local Health and Safety Co-ordinator and AED operator and have passed the certification requirements stipulated by the HSE in order to perform these duties.
Acceptance of this role required me to pass BPSS checks and since joining Vodafone, I have been SC vetted and police security vetted to NPPV level 3. From June 2014 to Present (1 year 7 months) Leeds, United KingdomNetwork Engineer @ Wm Morrison Supermarkets plc is the fourth largest chain of supermarkets in the United Kingdom with over 500 stores nationwide and a headquarters based in Bradford, West Yorkshire. The company, who is part of the FTSE 100 Index of companies, uniquely sources and process most of the fresh food that they sell though their own manufacturing facilities enabling them to closely control provenance and quality.
Working from the company headquarters in Bradford, my primary role was to provide 3rd line support of the corporate network infrastructure, which consisted of over 10,000 network devices from multiple vendors including Cisco, Juniper, Nortel, Checkpoint, F5 and Allied Telesis, installed across the UK in branches, manufacturing facilities, distribution sites and in the company headquarters.
Within this support role, my primary responsibility was supporting routing and switching devices, however I found myself implementing and supporting Cisco and Juniper Wireless LAN Controllers, becoming the teams primary Wireless Network Engineer, in addition, I was also actively involved in the creation and modification of rules on Juniper SSG and Checkpoint firewalls, creating and modifying VIP's on F5 Load Balancers, modifying and creating VPN profiles and policies on Juniper SA appliances including updating of the ESAP. I also had to assist in the support and configuration of a grid of Infoblox appliances.
Aside from the support aspect of my role, I had the opportunity to become involved in major projects, including the integration of the network infrastructure of a recent acquisition with the corporate LAN, replacement of the campus LAN in the corporate headquarters and migration of the data centre from a Nortel core to Cisco Nexus. From March 2013 to May 2014 (1 year 3 months) Bradford, United KingdomAccess Control Product Specialist @ UTC Fire and Security, formerly GE Security, are a manufacturer and supplier of high end, network based, enterprise level security systems for international banks, airports, governments, military and manufacturing environments.
As an Access Control Product Specialist my support and design role focused on major projects. The most notable project I was part of was a major airport installation in Qatar where, as a team, we designed and implemented a system comprising of 7,000 IP cameras and 5,000 networked door controllers, incorporating network and server redundancy, taking into account latency and jitter associated with transmitting multicast H.264 across a three tier enterprise network.
In addition to focusing on major projects, I also acted as a point of escalation for support related issues, specifically when the issue was related to the underlying network infrastructure, database or windows installation where I would investigate the issue and assist in resolution.
During the second half of 2010 I became a certified trainer in our Linux software platform, Picture Perfect, giving me valuable experience in Redhat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5 and IBM Informix 11.5.
As part of our continuing program of product enhancement, I was also part of the team testing the products for IPv6 compatibility and although our products did not at that time support IPv6, I gained valuable knowledge and experience in implementing and supporting routed IPv6 networks. From October 2010 to March 2013 (2 years 6 months) Senior Engineer @ As a Senior Engineer I had the responsibility of the support and design of security systems including assisting in designing the underlying network infrastructure, advising on suitable equipment and configuration to allow our products to operate correctly. Key design projects included the Bank of Mauritius, Kuwait Prison and the electricity distributor of Italy, TERNA.
When, in 2010, GE Security established the Centre of Excellence at our European HQ in Brussels, I assisted in; Initial configuration of the labs; Configuring VMWare ESX; Deploying a PIX firewall as a VPN concentrator and for protection against attackers; Configuring Cisco 6509 switches with redundant supervisor engines.
Whilst in this role I also: Presented our new software to an audience of over 200 customers; Received a prize of a trip to the 2006 Winter Olympics in recognition of delivering outstanding customer service; Became a GE certified trainer, running workshops at customer sites across EMEA including Mauritius, Moscow and South Africa. From June 2002 to October 2010 (8 years 5 months) Support Engineer @ Contractor supporting Norfolk County Council’s IT systems at their head office in Norwich. Systems included Novell Netware 4.12 clients, printer hardware and Microsoft Office applications From April 2002 to June 2002 (3 months) Norwich, United KingdomTechnical Support Engineer @ My main responsibility was support of the Sun accounting package. This was my first experience supporting SQL server, supporting 6.5, 7.0 and 2000 From April 2001 to April 2002 (1 year 1 month) Norwich, United Kingdom
Aylesford High School From 1990 to 1993 St John's RC School. Gravesend From 1988 to 1990 Martin Brown is skilled in: IPv6, Cisco, Juniper, SQL Server, Windows Server, QoS, Network Design, JUNOS, CCNP Security, JNCIA-Junos, CCNA, JNCIS-ENT, CCDA, CCNP, Cisco Security
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