Consulting Network & Software Engineer

Highly skilled and accomplished engineer with 30+ years of success leading design, development, implementation, and support of cutting-edge enterprise networks and software products; proven technology leader with strong interpersonal and presentation talents; adept at guiding cross-functional teams, spearheading high-priority projects, and building productive relationships with key stakeholders and vendors. Calm and productive under pressure; noted for sound judgment and effective decision making in emergency situations.

Areas of Expertise

  • Web Design and General Web Programming
  • TCP / IP & Layer 2 Network Design
  • Project Management
  • Pre / Post Sales Engineering
  • Vendor Relationship Management
  • IT Operations Leadership
  • Enterprise Network Design and Implementation
  • Enterprise Network Operation and Automation
  • Data Extraction and Transformation
  • Network Management Software Design
  • Relational Database Design
  • UNIX / Linux Administration
  • DNS Administration
  • SMTP Email Administration
  • Telecommunications Infrastructure
  • Telephony Applications

Technical Proficiencies

Platforms:
Linux, UNIX (AIX, BSD, HPUX, Solaris), Windows Server, Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8/10, Embedded, Intel, AMD, RISC
Programming:
C, C++, Erlang, Fortran, Java, Javascript (jQuery, Dojo, etc.), Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, SQL, Shell (Bash,CSH, KSH, PowerShell, SH), Visual Basic, Visual C#, Visual C++, X86 & Z80 Assembler
Tools:
AngularJS, Apache, Bootstrap, CakePHP, Codeigniter, Dojo, Drupal, Elgg, Foundation, IBM MQ Series, JBoss, jQuery, Oracle, Laravel, Linux, MySQL, PostgresSQL, RabbitMQ, Rails, SQL Server, Symphony, Tomcat, Unified.js, Windows Server, Wordpress, Zend Framwork, ZeroMQ, Zurb
Hardware:
AdTran, Alcatel-Lucent, Aruba, Avaya, Barracuda, Brocade, CheckPoint, Cisco, Dell, Enterasys, Extreme, F5, Fortinet, HP, Huawei, IBM, Juniper, Nortel, Polycom, SonicWALL

Professional Experience

2009 - 2016 Principal Consultant at Menefee Consulting, Bothell, WA / Sheridan, CA
2006 - 2009 Senior Software Designer at HP, Redmond, WA
2004 - 2005 TCP/IP Network Architecture Consultant at Clearwire, LLC, Kirkland, WA
2000 - 2003 Senior Software Engineer/Research Project Manager at Neon Gecko, Inc., Seattle, WA
1998 - 1999 Vice President of Information Technology at Data West Corp. DBA CourtLink, Bellevue, WA
1997 - 1998 Manager, Information Systems at Free Range Media, Seattle, WA
1996 - 1997 Chief Network Architect at NextLink Communications, Portland, OR

Other

1978 - 1988 United States Coast Guard, Port Chicago, CA / Astoria, OR / Aguadilla, PR, San Francisco, CA