Aaron Stroman

Professional Engineer

Telecommunications consulting engineer with educational background in computer science and electrical engineering. Eleven years of IT experience in customer facing roles.

Work Experience

Consulting Network Engineer

N-Com, Inc.

Telecommunications consulting engineering firm based in Lubbock, TX

June 2010 - Present

• Design and implementation of projects with budgets in excess of 1 million dollars from the RFP through the implementation and testing phase.

• Hands on design and implementation of ISP core routing upgrades, regional transport networks, Metro Ethernet services, and hybrid SONET/Ethernet services delivery.

• Maintained positive client relationships with diverse group of client rural ISPs

• Design of Telecommunications networks to serve telephone service, DSL service, and Fiber to The Premise service

• Design of Metro Ethernet and SLA circuits across multiple client networks and transport technologies

• Preliminary design and OPC preparation for client projects

• Preparation of RFPs for telecommunication equipment deployments

• Contract negotiation for large equipment orders on behalf of clients

• Implementation of new telecommunications equipment including Ethernet Switches, IP Routing, VoIP and TDM telephony as well as integration with client’s existing equipment

• Acceptance testing with vendors to verify equipment installed and implemented as required by RFPs

• Management of projects throughout design, implementation and testing phase

• Assisted clients transitioning customers and services from legacy TDM equipment to Ethernet/IP based equipment

• Assisted clients troubleshooting issues relating to Ethernet switching, IP routing and broadband access equipment

• Method of Procedure (MOP) design to minimize downtime and risk during network equipment migrations

• Scripting support for hosted DDOS mitigation service

QTKM Knowledge Base Author

Texas Tech University - IT Help Central

August 2007 - December 2009

Began as a student analyst operating as university tier 1 support. Then worked as tier 2 support prior to moving to knowledge management role. Assisted heavily with article creation and updates for university Windows 7 rollout.

• Reviewed closed tickets for new KB articles • Created KB articles for new technologies such as recently released phones and tablets  •  Established KB article formatting and practices



B.S. Computer Engineering

Texas Tech University

2007 - 2010

A Computer Engineering program with electives in both Computer Science and Electrical Engineering. Senior electives included microprocessor design and test engineering.



Licensed Professional Engineer

Texas Board of Professional Engineers

2015 - Present

Contact Details


Phone: 806.370.1524

Email: aaron.l.stroman@gmail.com

Web:  http://aaron.stroman.us

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/astroman444

Professional Skills


Network Design

Project management

Building client relationships

Network troubleshooting and outage resolution

MOP design and implementation

RFP Writing and Analysis

Linux server administration

Network diagrams and documentation

Networking Skills


ISP Ethernet Core and Access network design

Metro Ethernet Circuit Design

Core Routing | DWDM Transport

SONET Multiplexing | FOADM

SONET Transport | OTN

VoIP | Netflow | G.8032  ERPS Ethernet | DHCP | SNMP

Network Equipment Experience


Cisco IOS

Dell/Force10 FTOS

Calix C7, E7, B6


Infinera DTN

Adtran TA5000

Adtran OPTI-6100

Adtran ONE

Adtran DWDM

BTI/Juniper DWDM

Cambium Wireless

Virtualization with Xenserver

Linux servers

Programming Skills


C# and .NET, Python, BASH, Xamarin, Android, Git