Executive Résumé - Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Jason B. Israel
Senior Network Engineer

jknight2@gmail.com • (812) 827-1641
www.linkedin.com/in/jasonisrael • Cumming, GA

Dedicated and results-focused leader with more than 15 years of experience in managing complex security and wireless software planning, deployment, and support. Proven success at aligning business strategies with enterprise data and solutions architecture paradigms to achieve maximum operational impacts with minimum resource expenditures. Influential and engaging with excellent communication and management skills, able to serve as a trusted partner for executives and motivational supervisor for network engineers

Technical Proficiencies


Palo Alto Firewalls, Cisco Firewalls, Cisco Call Manager, Routers, Servers, and Switches; Hewlett Packard Enterprise Switches.


Network Diagrams, Local Area Network (LAN), Wide Area Network (WAN), Metropolitan Area Network (MAN), Virtual Private Network Quality of Service (VPN QoS). 

Career Experience

Verizon Connect (Under APR Consulting – Repeatedly Extended Contract), Atlanta, Georgia
Senior Data Infrastructure Network Engineer

2017 – Present

Design, implement, document, and manage Palo Alto Firewalls, Cisco Firewalls, Routers, Switches VoIP, LAN, MAN, WAN, security and wireless architectures for corporate headquarters. Improve the executive network infrastructure in all departments and development teams. Leverage Cisco systems switches, routers, firewalls, and servers HP switches, Aruba & Meraki Wireless equipment to administration on a daily basis. Negotiate with vendors for optimal pricing and delivery. Collaborate with international employees, including those in Europe, and Asia.

  • Successfully deployed Palo Alto Networks NGFW Models 850, 3250, 5220 & 5250 including Panorama management appliance and VMs (8.X.X through 10.X.X OS revisions).
  • Ongoing Circuit and Site Management and working with vendors

Tiverity, Atlanta, Georgia
Senior VoIP & Data Network Engineer


Corresponded on customer calls with sales representatives, providing design process walk-throughs and solutions. Managed all outsourced Windows/Mac IT support and Exchange email for main and satellite sites through a Cisco VoIP phone system, Wireless, and ASA Firewall. Developed network diagrams for Cisco CallManager Business Edition multi-site deployment. Re-designed LAN and WAN for user clarity and efficiency. Serviced four companies by emulating five separate phone systems as one via CallManager Express and Unity Express (tenanted configuration). Established conference bridging and voicemail in desktops and handsets. Directed multiple projects planning for and implementing VoIP, VMware Servers, ASA, the latest ASA-OS and ASDM with customer training and management, Cisco C240 Servers with VMware 5.x and vSphere 5.x, and Firewall/VPN migration with Cisco ASA. Upgraded and added Presence to CallManager BE 5K.

  • Formed a new engineering division focusing on pre-sales, design, implementation, and post-deployment troubleshooting of VoIP, video, LAN, MAN, WAN, security and wireless architectures.
  • Successfully deployed VoIP between Atlanta, GA and Sydney, AU with full connection integration (VPN QoS network); implemented VoIP between Atlanta, GA and Florence, Italy with connection through point-to-point network, providing full windows domain integration in Italy with four digit dialing between locations.

Army & Air Force Exchange Services (Under AT&T), Dallas, TX
Senior VoIP & Data Engineer


Developed and documented a Cisco IPT and IPCC (Cisco Unified Contact Center) solution for the Department of Defense. Formulated Cisco IPT/IPCC/ICM/CVP environments for clients in the public and private sectors. Managed software and hardware deployment while collaborating with colleagues to streamline the implementation process. Formulated and assessed customer requirements for firewall access, ultimately leveraging Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Zone to facilitate Verint Ultra 10 deployment with Screen & Voice recording and encrypted Work Force Management (WFM). Installed Automated Clearing House (ACH) servers within the PCI Zone. Created custom installation instructions with screenshot illustrations and logical and physical drawings of the environment, including call and data flow between the systems.

  • This required National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI) security clarence (Document Level)

Matrix Integration, Jasper, IN
Senior VoIP & Data Engineer | Lead Implementation and Support Engineer


Deployed Cisco CallManager 6.x BE with Integrated Unity Connection 2.x – Cisco Voice design and deployment services; provided advanced IP Services and network upgrades. Supervised deployment of Cisco Call Manager Express with integrated Unity Express into campus, replacing legacy phone system and supporting expansion into new offices and classrooms (Cisco 2811 served as the data link to the main site via T1 running BGP). Integrated systems with HP Switching Fabric and multi-VLAN support for phones. Partnered with sales and project management teams to design complete solutions satisfying all customer requirements. Collaborated with clients, companies, vendors, and subcontractors to install LAN/WAN/MAN and Telco connectivity. Trained local IT staff on operations and system manipulation for self-management. Initiated POE Switching fabric to support VoIP solution for five public sector locations, with multiple VLANs for support of data, voice (QoS), wireless, secure wireless, video surveillance, and management.

  • Consolidated HP/Compaq and Mitel for voice, data, wireless, and video solutions into one managed network, supporting medium and large organizations with the highest level of availability.
  • Executed DHCP changes to support Mitel phone system and modified all phones to provide communications to the controller; also configured the integrated voice mail system with auto-attendant.

Additional Experience

Senior Voice & Data Engineer/Lead Implementation & Support Engineer, Convergence Systems, San Diego, CA
Senior Network Engineer, NCR Corporation, San Diego, CA
National Network Engineer, En Pointe Technologies, El Segundo, CA
Technical Sales & Support, Computer Land Info Systems | Long Beach Navy Exchange, CA


High School Diploma
Milliken High School, Long Beach, CA

Professional Training

Acclivus BASE Sales Training Certificate – Acclivus R3 Solutions
Dale Carnegie Course Sales Certificate – Dale Carnegie & Associates, Inc.
Dale Carnegie Course Certificate – Dale Carnegie & Associates, Inc.

Licenses & Certifications

Cisco CCIE (Written Voice) CCDA, and CCNA with numerous Voice Accreditations – Cisco Systems, Inc.
Product Specialist – Microsoft
Accredited Integration Specialist – Hewlett-Packard Company
Professional Server Expert – IBM
Network Administration Skills – Apple


Contractor of the Year – NCR Corporation