Consulting Network & Software Engineer

Highly skilled and accomplished engineer with 35+ 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

Linux, UNIX (AIX, BSD, HPUX, Solaris), Windows Server, Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8/10, Embedded, Intel, AMD, RISC
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
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
AdTran, Alcatel-Lucent, Aruba, Avaya, Barracuda, Brocade, CheckPoint, Cisco, Dell, Enterasys, Extreme, F5, Fortinet, HP, Huawei, IBM, Juniper, Nortel, Polycom, SonicWALL

Professional Experience

2016 - Now Network Operations Engineer at LS Networks, Portland, OR
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


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