ABOUT ME 😎

My name is Rick Estrada. I’m a network engineer with mad skills in securing enterprise networks to keep the bad guys out. Also, my kids think I’m a super-hero.

SKILLS 🛠

Aside from securing networks, I’ve also earned my stripes engineering, deploying and managing other solutions in the enterprise, where highly resilient environments are key for business continuity.

Virtualization
-vSphere/HyperV in HA, Strategic P2V
-XenServer, Proxmox, XCP-NG, Docker
-Citrix XenApp, 2X AppServer/RAS, MS TS/RDS, NLB

Storage
-NetApp, EMC, 3Par, MS DPM, Retrospect, CommVault

Wireless
-Cisco Infrastructure, Ubiquity, Metro PtP/PtMP

Email
-OnPrem Exchange, o365 Hybrid, o365 Security, ProofPoint, ZIX Encryption

Windows
-Endpoint hardening, AD/GP, HA, RDS/Web Services, SQL HA, PowerShell

Linux
-Host Hardening, Automation, VPS/OnPrem

Voice
-Cisco CM, Asterisk, FreePBX

Misc.
Not a pro here, but know enough to be ‘dangerous’…
-NGINX, Apache, WordPress, Zabbix, PFSense, etc

WORK 💼

Prime Healthcare (2017-now)
-Network Security Engineer

Knapp Medical Center (2007-2017)
-Network Engineer

Rio Hondo ISD (2002-2007)
-Network Technician

Microsoft (2001-2002)
-Dial-up Technical Support     …that’s right, dial-up 😮