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					                                              RAFAL WALIGORA


Seeking a position in a challenging environment providing opportunities for growth and advancement.


Savvis Communications (formerly Cable & Wireless), Santa Clara, CA
Sr. Network Engineer – Information Technology
November 2003 – Present
   Produced and executed a plan to collapse multiple legacy backend management networks into a layered secure
     infrastructure to reduce operating cost and administrative overhead
   Drafted a Savvis and Cable & Wireless IT network connectivity design in order to facilitate merged companies resource
     sharing and communication
      Assessed security risks to corporate infrastructure associated with creation of new inter-organization connections
   Conducted aggressive core infrastructure decommissioning and migration projects while maintaining network availability,
     robustness and redundancy

Cable & Wireless (formerly Digital Island Inc.), San Francisco, CA
Sr. Network Development Engineer – Hosting and Network Development
November 2001 – November 2003
   Provided technical leadership in the Digital Island (AS 6553) backbone and data center integration into the Cable &
     Wireless (AS 3561) network in US, Europe and Asia
      Designed and planned backbone and routing protocol integration
      Conducted step by step proof of concept lab testing of the integration procedure
      Executed key integration tasks and then lead Backbone Engineering to successful completion of the project
   Oversaw a team of engineers during the migration of Digital Island customers into consolidated Cable & Wireless flagship
     data centers
      Re-designed dedicated customer networks to fit target data center specifications, product offerings and security models
      Created a secure backend network infrastructure to facilitate transition of customer gear monitoring and management to
       an outsourced monitoring partner
      Planned and coordinated step-by-step migration of customer environments into target data center
   Engineered and developed customized solutions to meet non-standard requests for strategic customers
   Evaluated and tested new networking equipment/features to improve network performance and scalability
      Defined and improved company wide Cisco Catalyst 6500 configuration/deployment standards
   Tertiary escalation for Backbone Network Engineering

Digital Island Inc., San Francisco, CA
Network Engineer – Backbone Network Engineering
June 2000 – November 2001
   Engineered and launched global data center facilities, POP sites and customer dedicated network environments
   Implemented and supported a world wide backbone network spanning North/South America, Europe, Asia and Australia
   Integrated new components and products into existing infrastructure
   Recommended Cisco IOS and CATOS for both backbone and customer infrastructures based on features, security
     advisories and caveats
   Secondary escalation for Network Operations

GT Group Telecom (formerly Shaw FiberLink Ltd. – Shaw Cablesystems G.P.), Toronto, ON
Network/Systems Administrator – Network Operations
April 1998 – June 2000
   Supported a national backbone consisting of 500+ Cisco routers running OSPF and BGP which provided IP transit for the
     @Home network
   Negotiated and established BGP peering policies at NAPs
   Operated and maintained an out of band management network for Telco infrastructure gear
   Created customized network solutions for high profile clients such as banks and educational institutions
   Administrated a corporate UNIX server farm and Installed/supported UNIX ISP applications
   Participated in an on-call rotation for routed networks and UNIX servers
Etobicoke Public Libraries, Etobicoke, ON
UNIX Administrator
April 1997 – January 1998
   Administrated library databases on UNIX/Windows platforms
   Maintained a WAN connecting 20+ remote libraries via a frame-relay cloud
   Created reports in TCL and programmed CGI scripts in Perl and ANSI C
   Streamlined security measures for public access terminals

noinfo.com, Toronto, ON
Site Administrator and Co-founder
1996 – Present
   Co-founded a non-profit organization which provides a programming platform and creative outlet for University students


     IP routing protocols – BGP, OSPF, IS-IS, EIGRP, RIP
     Network/Transport Protocols – TCP/IP, Ethernet, SONET, SDH, ATM, Frame Relay, ISDN, Token Ring
     Security and tunneling – IPSec, GRE, L2TPv3
     Switching – STP, VTP
     Network Hardware
       Cisco Systems – 12000, 7500, 7200, 6500, 5000, 4000, 3600, 3500, 2600, 2500, CSS, Local Director, PIX
       Foundry Networks – Big Iron, Net Iron
       Spirent Communications – Smartbits
       Nokia – Crypto Cluster
     Operating Systems – Linux, Sun OS, MS Windows, AIX
     Network Management/Monitoring tools – Netflow, HP OpenView, Cisco Works, MRTG, SNMPC, QIP
     Implementation of ISP Unix applications – DNS, News, HTTP, FTP/TFTP, Mail and NFS
     Unix administration – Shell, Perl, Expect, Awk and Sed
     Broadband routers/modems – Terayon and Motorola
     Programming Languages – C/C++, Python, SQL, LISP, Visual Basic, Smalltalk, SR, Intel/Motorola 6800 Assembly, HTML


Ryerson Polytechnic University, Toronto, Canada
B.S. – Applied Computer Science (Co-Operative Program) – April 2000
   Undergraduate Thesis – IP Quality of Service covering MPLS, DiffServ and RSVP

Cisco Systems
   CCNA – Cisco Certified Network Associate – October 1999
   CCIE (written exam) – Jan 2001

Geo Train Corporation
  Advanced BGP Configuration and Troubleshooting course – February 1999
  ACRC – Advanced Cisco Router Configuration – July 1998

Terayon Communication Systems
   TeraComm Broadband RF course – December 1998

Shaw Cablesystems G.P.
   Telecom 101 – August 1998
   Introduction to ATM – October 1998


     Well developed leadership, planning and project management skills
     Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
     Outstanding analytical and research ability
     Self motivated team player

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