Nathaniel Weathers
Chicago, IL
I am a motivated field operations personnel seeking a reward...
Nathaniel Weathers
• IP networking and routing
• Transport networking (SONET, DS1/3,DACS, etc.)
• PSTN call routing
• IS...
Nathaniel Weathers
Universal Access, Chicago, IL 2000 - 2001
Network Engineer
 Lead the development of training M&Ps fo...
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  • 1. Nathaniel Weathers 1 Chicago, IL OBJECTIVE I am a motivated field operations personnel seeking a rewarding position within a company that values their employees as assets to the organization. The type of organization that understands that in order to succeed chances for growth should start from, but is open to bringing in resources in order to keep ideas for improvement of the organization relative. SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS DLI ASA312, NIC 10-G and Gig-E test sets. Acterna 2310 & 2209, MIDTRONICS DC BATTERY PLANT TESTER, EXFO 8510 and JDSU HST3000 test sets. Alcatel 3/1 and 1/0 DAC, Fluke Microscanner Pro Cable Testers, Tellabs Titan 5500/6400, DMS 250 & 500 Switch, Net Analyst Remote Test Facility, Fujitsu OC192, ADX, FLM 2400, 600, 150, OPTera Connect DX Optical Switch, OPTera Metro 3500 Multiservice Platform, Lucent Wavsestar Bandwidth Manager FT-2000, Cisco DWDM ON15454, 2500 and 7000, Cisco Routers. Software Microsoft Office 2013, Windows 7/8, Clarify Clear Logistics, XLR Design Tool. Circuit Vision, Focus, Prism, Procomm Plus. Sales Force ticketing System PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE TELX LLC, Chicago, IL 2015 - Present DATACENTER TECH III •Perform and oversee Remote Hands services which are tracked through Tech SupportTickets (TST) •EquipmentRack and Stack •Cable,terminate,and dress fiber or copper network cabling •Assistwith the diagnosis ofhardware and software •Power cycling of customer equipment •Perform cabinet/cage audits •Blade/Card,Memory, Hard Drive, and Transceiver installations or removal •Testing and troubleshooting ofcopper and fiber optic circuits •Perform migrations ofequipment,power,or networking devices •Shipping and Receiving of packages •Assistand oversee Preventative Maintenance on the critical infrastructure. •Monitor the facility’s critical infrastructure (including mechanical cooling,UPS,Generator, and Access Control •Systems) and respond to outages in a timely manner using EmergencyOperating Procedures (EOP). •Oversee and maintain the Access Control System for the facility •Help Security administer badges for internal and external customers •Maintain the DVR and CCTV cameras for the facility •Receive, install,and testcustomer and internal cross connects ofcopper and fiber optic interconnections •Provide timely customer and internal updates using a computer based ticketing system •Receive, log, and store internal packages . •Monitor the Data Center’s mission critical infrastructure and network by utilizing EPMS, Fieldview,Aperture and FNT Perform infrastructure builds including:Cages,Cabinets,RelayRacks,ladder Racking and BasketTray, Fiber Trough, Perform and oversee DC power installations per FacilityEngineering design specifications,Perform quality assurance checks on all TSTs and Infrastructure builds to ensure accurate completion, Peerless Network LLC, Chicago, IL 2013 - 2015 Network Operations Engineer
  • 2. Nathaniel Weathers 2 • IP networking and routing • Transport networking (SONET, DS1/3,DACS, etc.) • PSTN call routing • ISDN, SS7 and SIP protocols • Carrier support working/troubleshooting (SONET, DS1/3,DACS, etc.) with other carriers. • Ethernet • Performing remote hands requests for Colo customers within the Peerless Data Center Level III Communication, Chicago, IL 2005 - 2013 Field Services Tech III  As a Tech III I have worked nights maintaining the L3 metro network where I was responsible for over 150 sites. Also my role here has encompassed me managing one of Level 3’s most profitable sites in the country with over 30 locations within a single site from equipment installs, equipment augments, physical circuit reroutes, installation of fiber panels as well as panels for the install of copper and electrical circuits. I have also had to manage contractors and provide site access. Maintain accurate inventory of equipment and circuits. Shipping and receiving parts and ordering site materials. I was also assigned a company vehicle with which I have maintained for the past 4 ½ years with no accidents or traffic violations.  Isolate network trouble conditions and implement network recovery procedures.  Transmission (DS1/DS3/SONET), Switching (circuit-switching/SS7), TCP/IP (routers/higher-layer protocols), and Outside Plant fiber 1000M/100M/10M optical and electrical circuits.  Monitor data and voice networks for areas of potential problems implementing quality improvements. Engage team members when necessary to correct or improve network performance.  Turn up and maintain Level 3 Communications’ Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, 10Gige Lan and10Gig circuits. Experienced with terminating power and grounding equipment, slotting of equipment cards and terminating cabling per order. (Cat5, Fiber, etc…)  Troubleshooting and performing maintenace on Level Three’s Critical Infrastructure equipment such as Liebert HVAC units, rooftop drycooler, ups and backup power maintenance, ie UPS power, Automatic transfer switch systems. SBC, Rosemont, IL 2004 - 2005 Network Services Manager (Contractor)  Performed the test and turn-up and provisioning of ATM and Frame Relay circuits across SBC’s data network utilizing TBS/Metasolv, circuit manager and Tirks database.  Coordinated remotely with local exchange carriers, long-haul carriers and customer meets to resolve network trouble. Circuit routing and maintenance was a part of our daily process as well as escalating within the parameters of company M&P’s to resolve network trouble issues and to minimize down time of customer products.  Managed global customer accounts resolving billing discrepancies via Telegence billing system. L.P. Network, South Holland, IL 2001- 2008 Cable/PC Technician Part Time  Performed Installation, test and termination of CAT-5 and CAT-3 UTP. Installing windows operating systems and pc components such hard drives optical drives, memory and power supplies as determined by customer needs.  Implemented local and long distance data and voice circuits (DS1, DS3, and Sonet)  Verified cable continuity, network identification and determined cable length utilizing fluke network scanner pro. Punching cable down within teclo closet to a 110 and 66 block.
  • 3. Nathaniel Weathers 3 Universal Access, Chicago, IL 2000 - 2001 Network Engineer  Lead the development of training M&Ps for basic knowledge of the workings of ATM, Frame Relay, DWDM and OCN circuitry. Identified opportunities and recommended solutions for improving the usage of network resource efficiency and effectiveness. Performed site survey of UTX locations to ensure that power and HVAC specs were up to code.  Developed testing procedures for newly installed circuits.  Assisted in the implementation of test plans (including cases for functionality, integrity, and stress testing; and definition of test methodologies and test strategy); knowledgeable of multiple test platforms, including evaluation of test equipment and designing of network circuits.  Trained at the Nortel facility on Optera 3500 and the Optera Connect DX switch and the Light Brigade fiber facility in Tukwila, WA where certificates were received for testing and installing single/multimode fiber using fusion, mechanical and pigtails. ETA certified. MCI WorldCom, Oakbrook, IL 1998 - 2000 Network Capacity Planning Engineer  Engineered channelized OC48, designed circuits, circuit rolls and assisted field techs in circuit trouble resolution by assigning new ports.  Coordinated the install and testing of the DMS-250 switch at different pop and central office locations across WorldCom backbone network.  Coordinated with field operations on the install of OcN as well as channelized ds3 circuits to have readily available network capacity to fulfill customer need.  Utilized the T-bird 310 and 224, dispatching to customer premise and testing circuit to the Demarc  Troubleshoot Central Office CPE from the DACS and DSX patch panels, swapping out repeater cards and rewiring was a normal process.  Ensured maintenance of network capacity.  Supported Illinois backbone infrastructure along with the design engineer and network analyst teams. EDUCATION Devry Technical Institute, Chicago, IL BA, Technical Management 2006 AS, Electronic Technology 1998 References are Available upon request.

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