Daryl G. Penny

www.linkedin.com/darylgpenny

9544 Cuyhanga Pkwy.
Baton Rouge, La. 70815
dgpenny@gmail.com
225-205-8120

SUMMARY

A highly dependable, trustworthy and results-oriented professional with experience in varied vendor systems related to wireless, wire line, and IP networks. Special expertise in telecommunications, special event deployment, and system and site security. An easy-going and knowledgeable individual with proven analytical, resource management, and technical skills. A loyal and thorough individual with strong communication and interpersonal skills and who works well independently as well as in a team. Bilingual in English and Spanish.

EXPERIENCE

  • Remote and local operation, maintenance, and administration of Sprint wireless network (Nortel & Lucent platforms) infrastructure for Southeast U.S., 1999 - 2015
  • Physical switch site preventive maintenance, including backups, vendor escorts, security and visitor logs, often as sole employee
  • Procurement of site consumables and spare parts as needed
  • Participated in disaster recovery for Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, Gustav, and Isaac
  • Lead role in new hire orientation and training
  • Interim wireless switch manager 4Q 2008
  • Created and managed websites for 3 organizations, 2001 - 2012

TRAINING

  • Vendor equipment training:
  • Widebank DS3 MUX, Tellabs 5500 DACS, Lucent Flexent ModCell, 5ESS switch; Nortel CDMA VSE, CEMS, Ericsson SmartEdge virtual router, Media Gateway IP backhaul
  • Switch site safety courses:
  • Spill prevention, asbestos awareness, blood borne pathogens, preventing injuries, slips, trips, and falls, electrical safety, hazard communications, lockout/tagout, battery safety, fire protection (fire stop and extinguisher)
  • Self-taught in HTML/CSS, Visual Basic 4, JavaScript

EDUCATION

  • Attended Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, La., 1978 - 1980
  • Associates Degree, Computer Science and Programming; NRI Schools, Inc, Washington, D.C., 1998
  • Microsoft Excel 2000: Introduction, Intermediate, Advanced; LANtec, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Ericsson Level A Certification: Switch
    Courses included: inventory/auditing, DS1, Ethernet, IP 101, fiber optics
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