Home address: 3 Plymouth Wharf Home: 0207 537 7970
London Work: 07786 111 638
E14 3EF Mobile: 07786 111 638
Date of birth: 6th January 1975 Nationality: Greek
Status: Single Sex: Male
Work permit: Not required Drivers Licence: Clean
01/11/01-date Wavecrest Communications
Manage Corporate global IP network and carrier level VoIP network, comprising of Cisco, Foundry
and Juniper equipment and extending over twelve cities in Europe, America and the Far East.
Design and maintain L2/L3 protocols, metro ring, STP, Foundry MRP, EIGRP and BGP.
Design corporate network expansion using VPN or IP solution.
Manage internal and perimeter security policy for corporate network.
Research solution for high end Internet Gateway routing platform for VoIP network. Configure
Juniper routers and manage migration from 7200 Cisco.
Design solution for new metro switching/routing platform and multiple UTM firewalls in
active/active HA, for global corporate network.
Manage application for PI address range and AS number for Wavecrest. Research and select Global
IP transit providers and configure BGP on Juniper M7i routers.
Maintain relationships and negotiate contracts with vendors, ISPs and partners for ongoing
hardware support, new equipment, dark fiber, IP transit.
Troubleshoot networking issues (BW optimization, access to equipment, access through firewalls)
Establish VPN client solution for Wavecrest. Corporate access and also access for vendors and
partners (PIX 520, 515E, 501, Juniper SSG 500, SSG 20)
Installation and configuration of network monitoring applications, MRTG for SNMP, What’s Up
Gold (ICMP/SNMP/traps), TACACS, Ping Plotter, Syslog, Juniper NSM, Foundry IronView.
Other duties: Design and implement SDH/SONET fiber ring between major European cities.
Support and maintain contracts with SDH equipment vendors. Third line support for SDH network.
Provisioning of SDH equipment for expansion of voice IMTs.
14/9/98-30/9/01 Facilicom (UK) International/ World Access Inc.
Operations Engineer ->Site Manager
Interconnect test and manage Nortel DMS-GSP switching node securing optimum performance. Study
logs and operational measurements.
Expertise on SS7/C7/ISDN/PRI/Q.931 protocols. Design STP to STP/SSP links and provision for the
requirement of additional signaling capacity.
Provision SDH systems ECI T:DAX, Nortel TN1X. Datafill E0 to STM4 levels. (24-hour on call) 2nd
line troubleshoot SDH/ATM network.
Support for sales team, technical writing for interconnect specification.
Lead a team of four and carried relevant duties. Delegation, team motivation, training, making sure
projects/customer interconnects meet deadlines. Interface between internal departments,
6/96-9/96 British Telecom Research Laboratories. Network Transport Engineering Centre. University related
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Computer-based network planning tools. Representation of BT ’s network cost and reliability model
using Visio diagrams.
6/94-9/94, P. H. Control Systems Shipboard plc. Design and installation
6/95-9/95 of CCTV, audio camera and communication systems shipboard.
THIRD LEVEL EDUCATION
9/97-7/98 University of Essex (EPSRC Scholarship)
MSc in Telecommunications and Information Systems
Subjects followed: Signals and Systems, Network Concepts, Network Engineering, JAVA,
Telecommunication Networks, Photonic Communication Technologies, Photonic Networks,
Project title: Performance modelling for ATM networks-Self similar models for bursty traffic.
7/7/97-2/8/97 University of Crete (Funded by the University of Crete) Advanced Physics Summer School Four-
week seminars covering Advanced topics in Physics and Laser Labs
10/93-6/97 Heriot Watt University-Edinburgh (Department of Physics)
Optoelectronics & Laser Engineering. 4-year BSc Honours 2(ii)
Subjects followed: Electronics I,II,III,IV,Labs, Advanced Calculus, Linear Algebra, Pascal, Electro
Magnetism, C++, Laser Physics, Fibre Optic Tech., Computer Modelling, Experimental Lab I,II,III,
Advanced Optics, Applied Optical Eng., Management & Coms, Photonic Topics I,II.
4th year project title: Gaussian beam propagation-Measurement of low-power beam transverse
parameters for fibre coupling.
10/92-6/93 British-Hellenic College-Athens, University of Wales-Cardiff
Completed successfully one of two years leading to an HND diploma in Electrical and Electronic
NETWORKING SYSTEMS EXPERIENCE
Cisco routers: 16xx, 25xx, 26xx, 36xx, 5500, 6500, 7200
Juniper M series routers
Cisco and Catalyst switches: 29xx, 35xx, 5500, 6500
Foundry RX/SX L3 swiches, HP ProCurve, 3COM switches
Firewalls: Checkpoint, Juniper ISG2000/SSG550/SSG20, Juniper NSM, Cisco PIX 515E, 520, 501
Cisco 5350/5400 media gateways
Currently preparing for Cisco CCNP exam.
IP TECHNOLOGIES EXPERIENCE
EIGRP, OSPF, HSRP/VRRP, NAT/PAT, GRE tunnelling, SNMP, VPN, IPSec, BGP, CDP, SPAN,
STP, VTP, ISDN, X.21, bridging, Foundry MRP.
Keen exponent and enthusiastic supporter of the Internet and the WWW, like travelling, cinema, music
and organising parties, played basketball for the university first team during all my academic years.
Expert in rock climbing, have been elected as an executive member at university in my final year, also
developing skills in windsurfing. My latest hobby is digital photography.
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Win2000/XP, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, FrontPage, Outlook, Technical support technician
for UNIX/PC Physics department computer lab, DOS, UNIX, JAVA, C++, Turbo Pascal, Pspice,
Visio, Easy CAD, MathCAD, MRTG.
TELECOM RELATED TRAINING
DMS 100F Technical Overview Nortel Plc. Maidenhead UK
CCS7 Technical Overview Nortel Plc. Hoofddorp Netherlands
CCS7 Translations, Oper & Maint Nortel Plc. Hoofddorp Netherlands
DMS/GSP Translations Nortel Plc. Maidenhead UK
DMS Maintenance & Operations Part 1 Nortel Plc. Maidenhead UK
Magellan Passport ATM Maint & Operations Nortel Plc. Maidenhead UK
Eagle STP Overview Tekelec North Carolina USA
T::DAX Tadiran/ECI Broadband X-Connect System Florida USA
Ascend CBX-500 ATM switch CBT Lucent Technologies
Magellan Passport 8780 World Access Coms NY USA (internal)
ECI SDM-4 xconnect system Basingstoke UK
Alcatel S12 (in-house training)
Ericsson AXE (in-house training-limited)
Greek (mother tongue), English (high proficiency), French (read, write).
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