11336 Clayridge Dr.

Tampa, FL 33635-1558



Douglas A. Dietz







A security/network engineering position that allows me to utilize my creativity, expertise, and experience to play an integral part, in an environment that promotes continual upgrading of knowledge and skills, with strong opportunity for advancement within the company.




Professional Certifications


CISSP – Certified Information Systems Security Professional

CCDP – Cisco Certified Design Professional

CCNP +Security – Cisco Certified Network Professional +Security

Cisco Cert. Specialist – Enterprise Advanced Infrastructure Implementation

Cisco Cert. Specialist – Enterprise Core

Cisco Cert. Specialist – Enterprise Design

Cisco Cert. Specialist – Network Security Firepower

Cisco Cert. Specialist – Network Security VPN Implementation

Cisco Cert. Specialist – Security Core

Cisco Cert. Specialist – Security Identity Management Implementation

Cisco Cert. Specialist – Web Content Security

CCDA – Cisco Certified Design Associate

CCNA +Security – Cisco Certified Network Associate + Security

ITIL-F – Information Technology Infrastructure Library – Foundation

PCNSE – Palo Alto Certified Network Security Engineer

ACE – Palo Alto Networks Accredited Configuration Engineer







2013 - 2019

Verizon – Enterprise Solutions

Tampa, FL


Sr. Network Security Engineer


·         Provide global managed network security design / support (lifecycle engineering) to large multinational enterprise companies

·         Designed and implemented a global proxy solution that spanned 5 countries utilizing BlueCoat Proxy/CAS and F5 load balancers

·         Re-designed and consolidated dozens of datacenters into Secure NPHs (Network Performance Hubs) via multi-context HA Firewalls

·         Migrated and consolidated centralized datacenter services into cloud-based services (AWS / Azure / VZ Cloud)

·         Work closely with industry compliance and regulatory officers (PCI / ISO / HIPAA / SOX)

·         Designed / managed secure communication points of entry for a plethora of vendors and remote offices via RPPs (Regional Peering Points) via IPSEC DMVPN

·         Perform MTO (Managed Take Over) of thousands of retail security devices including, but not limited to:  FW / IPS / Proxy / Load Balancers / (vendor servers i.e. ISE /CSM)

·         Automate applicable tasks via BASH / Expect scripts and AA (Automation Anywhere)

·         Experience designing and managing SIEM / DLP / IPS solutions

·         Member of ‘Incident Response’ teams




2002 - 2013

Verizon - Telecom

Tampa, FL


Sr. Network Engineer


·         Provide global managed network design / support (lifecycle engineering) to large multinational enterprise companies

·         Designed and implemented a distributed sniffer solution in three of Verizon’s datacenters

·         Provide training to Network Operations Center on commercial network infrastructure

·         Managed several Solaris servers for network monitoring tools to include HP NNM / Netcool / Webtop / NetQOS

·         Installed / managed TACACS servers used for AAA

·         Provide hardware / software upgrades to network devices to enhance network features

·         Provide a robust front-end for Web server farms and cache clusters utilizing load balancers from Cisco / Citrix / F5

·         Control network access for external customers utilizing Cisco FWs





1999 – 2002

Intermedia Communications / WorldCom

Tampa, FL


Network Engineer


·         Administered security solutions to include Checkpoint FW, ACLs, and NIDS

·         Designed and implemented iBPG connections between ICI and UUNET

·         Designed and implemented network wide re-IP to conform to WCOM standards

·         Designed and implemented NAT scheme to aid in ICI merge into WCOM

·         Coordinated, managed, and troubleshot VPN solution utilizing Time Warner’s ‘Road Runner’ broadband cable technology

·         Coordinated, managed, and troubleshot corporate VIP ISDN connections utilizing BRIs / PRIs provided by Verizon, and Cisco ISDN routers

·         Designed, managed, and troubleshot remote access solution (RAS) to over 2000 users, utilizing Cisco AS5200 / AS5300 routers, and TACACS+ authentication

·         Designed and managed corporate dial-out modem pool solution

·         Monitored and managed network elements utilizing HP Openview

·         Control network access for external customers utilizing Cisco FWs




1992 – 1999

United States Air Force

Various locations


Network/System Engineer


·         Planned, installed, organized, and monitored a 97 server, 2,780 user, multiple domain metropolitan area network

·         Provided electronic mail, file and print services, and worldwide web access

·         Monitored 26 local area networks at hardware and operating system levels

·         Provide technical solutions, recommendations, purchase orders, requirements, and assistance to over 60 functional system administrators, workgroup managers, and entire metropolitan area network

·         Migrated 20 Novell NetWare 4.X servers to Microsoft Windows NT 4.0

·         Installed and configured six Data General cluster servers for Microsoft Exchange, file and print services, and numerous databases

·         Installed and upgraded antivirus software as required

·         Monitored and maintained multiple RAID systems

·         Installed and configured systems and circuits consisting of T1, E1, 256K, 10 Base T, 100 Base T, and Fiber for metropolitan area network

·         Troubleshot, isolated, and performed actions to restore service to numerous critical communications systems, equipment, and transmission media utilizing various testing equipment (Fireberd, Oscilloscope, HP Openview, and advanced cable testers)

·         Identified and initiated actions to prevent and correct conditions degrading circuit operation

·         Performed quality control checks, measured, recorded and analyzed data for test and acceptance certification

·         Maintained outage logs, circuit data bases, records, and topologies

·         Controlled Dial in Access (RAS)

·         Configured routers, switches, and hubs Implemented the first Integrated Switched Digital Network (ISDN) connection to the base



Personal View


Self-motivation, initiative, and experience are the keys to success.
Learning is listening, sharing, and teaching
There is always room for improvement and personal growth






Available upon request