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Ian Narcisi

Professional Résumé

Work Experience

Ian Reed Narcisi - Network Engineer



Articulate, educational, and creative Technical Conduit with 20+ yrs exp listening to staff requests, designing multifaceted solutions and implementing local and wide area network systems for non-profit, corporate and governmental clients



Hardware: Cisco: Switches, Firewalls, Indoor/Outdoor Wireless, Riverbed, Silver Peak SD-WAN, F5, VBlock


Software: Cisco: IOS/NXOS, AnyConnect, TACACS, ISE, vPC, L2L VPN, NAT, ACL, Trunks, Port Channeling, VTP, RSPAN, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, LAMP, Solarwinds, Kiwi, SCOM, MRTG, BIND, MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Visio, Google Suite: Docs, Sheets, Gmail


Virtual: Cisco 1000v, ESXi, Xen, vSphere, vCOP, vCloud Air, vF5, VDI


OS: Cisco: IOS, NXOS, Windows, Apple, Linux, UNIX

Technical Proficiencies:


Configuration, installation, trouble-shooting, maintenance, monitoring, deploying, evaluating, educating, training


Business Relations:

CIOs, CFOs, CEOs, corporate presidents, global executives, governmental employees, aldermen, board members, visionaries, project managers, marketing, sales reps, administrative staff, construction laborers, firefighters, emergency responders, engineers, librarians, educators, senior network engineers, database engineers, SAN engineers, telecommunication engineers



Owner/Network Engineer, 2019 – Present

Oneness Networking & PC Repair, Sleepy Hollow, IL                                
Installed and configured networks for small businesses, dental offices and individuals; repaired laptops/desktops/servers 


Senior Network Engineer, 2016 – 2018

The City of Evanston, Evanston, IL    

Maintained Cisco firewalls, routers, switches and wireless networks for 1000+ Systems (PCs, VMs, VDI, Servers)


Senior Network Engineer, 2012 – 2015

Rotary International Headquarters, Evanston, IL 

Configured, monitored and maintained Cisco firewalls, Palo Alto, routers, switches, F5 load balancers, wireless networks, virtual switches, 600 VMs for Rotary’s 1500+ system global network; installation within Rotary satellite locations in Japan, Switzerland, Korea, India, Australia, Brazil and Argentina 


Network Engineer/Systems Engineer, 2011 – 2012

Donlen (A Hertz Company), Northbrook, IL

Configured, monitored and maintained Cisco firewalls, routers, switches, F5 load balancers, wireless networks


Network Engineer/Senior Systems Engineer, 2010 – 2011

Ifbyphone, Skokie, IL 

Configured, monitored and maintained Fortigate firewalls, Cisco switches, Brocade load balancers, Linux and Windows servers for a network of 50+ systems; provided tier II VoIP support for cloud UCaaS


Network Engineer/Senior Systems Engineer, 2007 – 2009   

Onebox/J2 Global Communications, Inc., Glencoe, IL/Hollywood, CA

Configured, monitored and maintained Cisco router, switches, Watchguard firewalls for a network of 50+ systems support for cloud UCaaS


Senior Systems Engineer, 2001 - 2007

Continental Web Press, Itasca, IL                     

Configured, monitored and maintained Watchguard firewalls, Cisco routers and switches, Windows, Linux, Apple servers, backup tape unit, video surveillance for Continental Web Press warehouses



Tech Courses: Intro to Logic + Design, Cisco Network Academy Program, Novell Administration, 2000 - 2001

College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL


CERTIFICATES: SSCA, CCNA, MCP, A+ | Tech Course: A+, MCSE, 1998 - 2000

Allied Institute of Technology, Lincolnwood, IL


BA Mass Communications (Honors), 1991 - 1995

Elmhurst University, Elmhurst, IL

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