Jan Springer
Member Since: 2007/07/26
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With over 20 years of experience in Service Provider operations, I currently focus on the growth and maintenance of
local and wide area networks for Internet Service providers.

My experience includes most facets of business operations:

Business Management
     Budgets (Capital and Operating)            
     Project Oversight
     Policy Development            

Projects
     System Conversions
     Network Audits
     Contingency Plans
     IPv6 Implementations

Routing
     Cisco, Brocade, Juniper
        BGP, OSPF, VRRP, ACLs, QoS, PBR, SNMP, netflow

Firewalls and Security
     Cisco ASA, iptables, firewalld, mod_security, fail2ban

 Linux OS Installation and Applications
     ISC Bind
     ISC DHCP (with OMAPI and Failover)      
     Dovecot
     Procmail
     Sendmail
     Postfix
     Apache
     SNMP/MRTG/Cacti
     Nagios
     Rsync
     Flow tools
     Perl
     Nmap      
     Wireshark            
     Ntp
     Ftp/Tftp
     MySQL
     Freeradius
     MailScanner
     Spamassassin
     Clamd
     MailWatch

Operations
     System Administration              
     ARIN ORG IDs, ASNs, Allocations, and SWIPS
     Route Objects


My specialties include standardizing Internet operations, automating tasks to reduce error and improve time to completion, complex problem solving, and reduce cost of operations and infrastructure while maintaining redundancy where available.

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