Network Administration

Meet the Network Administrators Team

Evan Sandoval

Network Administrator I

Rafael Ramos

Network Administrator I

Marcel Belisle

Network Administrator I

Doroteo Novelo

Network Administrator I

Harry Noble

Network Administrator I

Denvor Vasquez

Network Administrator II

 Roles and Responsibilities

Strategic planning
  • Plan & coordinate the installation of in-house and remote network hardware & software across the organization’s network.
  • Implement short & long-term strategic plans to make certain network capacity meet existing & future requirements.
  • Manage & ensure optimal operation of all networking hardware, including routers, switches, firewalls, etc.
  • Manage and ensure effectiveness of security solutions including firewalls, antivirus solutions and intrusion detection & protection systems.
  • Conduct research and make recommendations on network products, services, protocols and standards in support of network procurement and development efforts.
  • Practice network asset management including maintenance of network component inventory and related documentation.
  • Ensure the network infrastructure and applications supported are available 24/7.
Daily Activities
  • Monitor local & remote sites to ensure applications are available 24/7.
  • Monitor of logs and network abnormalities for security threats.
  • Configuration / Installation / troubleshooting of network equipment (router, switches, VPN appliances), IP phones & cameras.
  • Work closely with the other sections to identify, troubleshoot, solve and document network connectivity and performance issues.

 Previous Accomplishment(s)

  • Network Migrations.
  • Network Infrastructure of the Eleanor Hall Building.
  • Replacement of the core switches.
  • Cold Disaster Recovery Site for FSC.
  • Cold Disaster Recovery Site for Immigration.
  • Internet Redundancy and Resilience.
  • Upgrade of Firewalls, Switches.

 Current Project(s)

  • Implementation of a Disaster Recovery Site.
  • Wireless Communication Project.
  • Implementation of Customs Disaster Recovery Site.
  • Upgrade of Firewalls, Switches and Servers.
  • Network Infrastructure of the Charles Barlett Hyde Building.