Skills and Qualifications

David P. Roberts

David P. Roberts

David P. Roberts


  • Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician CSCO11267516 (Jan 2008)
  • Palo Alto Accredited Configuration Engineer (ACE) Exam – PAN-OS 8.0 Version (July 2017)
  • BS, Management Information Systems
  • Associates, Computer Science
  • 13 Years experience in networking; network security; data communications technology standards; and networking topologies
  • 13 Years experience in the configuration of routers and layer 3 switches
  • 13 Years experience in firewall configuration and design
  • 13 Years experience in controller based wireless mesh networks
  • 13 Years experience in Cisco IOS routing and switching products
  • 8 Years experience in Cisco Nexus OS & associated fabric extension technologies
  • 6 Years experience in Dell PowerConnect and Force10 products
  • 5 Years experience in Juniper firewall and switching products
  • 5 Years experience with IBM QRadar syslog/netflow based log analytics and reporting
  • 3 Year experience in Palo Alto next generation firewalls
  • 1 Year experience in Clearpass Policy Manager
  • 1 Year experience in F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager

Thirteen years of extensive hands-on experience in network engineering technologies. Administers and supports switched IP networks, including wireless IP networks. Administration and support for VoIP telephony systems. Maintains and supports network routers and network wiring, including fiber optic systems and wireless. Maintains network documentation.

Associates in Computer Science – Oklahoma City Community College – 2002
Bachelors in Management Information Systems – Oklahoma State University – 2005
Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician CSCO11267516 (Jan 2008)
Palo Alto Accredited Configuration Engineer (ACE) Exam – PAN-OS 8.0 Version (July 2017)

Fluke Netflow Tracker Network Analyzer
Interconnecting Network Cisco Devices 1 (ICND1)
Interconnecting Network Cisco Devices 2 (ICND2)
Building Scalable Cisco Internetworks (BSCI)
Building Converged Cisco Multilayer Switched Networks (BCMSN)
Cisco Internetwork Design
Cisco Internetwork Troubleshooting
Juniper Junos Network Fundamentals
Juniper Enterprise Switching (JEX)
Juniper Networks Junos Automation
IBM QRadar Console & QFlow Collector Administration
Palo Alto Firewall Essentials: Configuration and Management (EDU-210)
F5 Administering BIG-IP v13
F5 Configuring BIG-IP LTM v13 Local Traffic Manager


Cisco Nexus Core – 7000 series chassis. M148GS, M132XP switching modules
Cisco Nexus Access – 2248TP, 2232PP, 2232TM fabric extension switches
Cisco IOS Switches 2900, 3500, L2 & L3 3560s, 3750s, 4958, 5505, 5509
Cisco CatOS Switches L2 2948, 3900
Cisco Routers – 1500, 1700, 2600, 2800, 4000, 4500, 5300, 7200
Cisco Wireless – 4402WLC, 1132AP, 1232AP
Cisco Firewall – PIX515E, ASA5520, ASA5525
Cisco Load Balancers – ACE 4710, CSS 11506
F5 Load Balancers – i5600 Local Traffic Manager
Dell PowerConnect – 8024F, 6024
Dell M-1000 Blade Switches – PowerConnect and Force 10 M-Series Blades
Juniper Firewalls – SSG20, SRX1400, SRX240, SRX220
Juniper Switches – EX2200, EX4200, EX4550, EX4600
IBM QRadar 1201, 3128
APC Power and Environmental Management – ISX, NetBotz
Palo Alto Firewall-  PA-3060

LAN/WAN Technologies
Ethernet, HSRP, Port-Channel, VPC, IP Policy Based Virtual Route Forwarding, VTP Administration, VLAN Design, Cisco FEX fabric architecture, NAC, Single & MM fiber design & installation, OSPF,  EIGRP, SNMP2/3, DNS, DHCP, Remote Access VPN, IPSEC, VMPS, 802.1x, VNAT, NGFW.

Operating Systems
Linux / Win / IOS / NX-OS / Force 10 / Junos / PAN-OS / PowerConnect

Network/Datacenter Management
Fluke Netflow Tracker, ASDM, ACS/RADIUS, Juniper Space, Juniper MAG, Great Bay Beacon, IBM QRadar, Solar Winds Engineering Toolset, Kiwi Cattools, MTR, NMAP, IPERF, GNS3, WhatsUp, APC InfraStruxture Central, Wireshark



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