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
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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

Education

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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.

Licensure

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Licensed Professional Engineer

Texas Board of Professional Engineers

2015 - Present

Contact Details

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Phone: 806.370.1524

Email: aaron.l.stroman@gmail.com

Web:  http://aaron.stroman.us

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/astroman444

Professional Skills

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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

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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

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Cisco IOS

Dell/Force10 FTOS

Calix C7, E7, B6

Accedian

Infinera DTN

Adtran TA5000

Adtran OPTI-6100

Adtran ONE

Adtran DWDM

BTI/Juniper DWDM

Cambium Wireless

Virtualization with Xenserver

Linux servers

Programming Skills

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