Kyle Duren


 Objective: To work as a network engineer or transport engineer using my knowledge and experience with SONET, DWDM, IP, routing and switching.

Work Experience:

Integra Telecom (Feb 2011 – Present)

NPS Service Activation Technician/Carrier SAT

  • Design and implement layer 3 private MPLS VPN services on Cisco 7600/ASR9000 routers and Adtran CPEs.
  • Design and implement layer 2 private MPLS VPN services on Cisco ME3400/ME3600 switches.
  • Provision and troubleshoot customers on Infinera/Ciena DWDM systems.
  • Work with wholesale customers to troubleshoot SONET/Ethernet circuits.
  • Provision and turn up customers on Cisco 15454, Whiterock, Turin and Fujitsu Transport gear.
  • Provision and turn up customers on Metaswitch, class 5 voice switches.
  • Build and configure Accedian based MEF certified Ethernet networks (EPL, EVLP, E-Tree).
  • Experience with designing circuits within Oracle MetaSolv Solution and ordering circuits with various LECs and IXCs.


  • Setup and built a wiki documentation system.
  • Reorganized and accounted for our VLAN usage network wide.

Noel Communications, Inc. (June 2008 – Feb 2011, remained on retainer until May 2012)

Network Coordinator

  • Managed the IP network, layer 2 switching and routing, including troubleshooting and turning up new customers.
  • Managed the BGP peering with customers, providers, and Seattle Internet Exchange members.
  • Maintained and created the fiber route maps for our owned/leased fiber assets.
  • Provisioned customers on Cisco 15454 based SONET network.
  • Acted as the first point of contact for computer support for co-workers.
  • Managed all servers, including telemetry/management and public web servers.


  • Created GPS based route maps for entire owned/leased fiber network.
  • Migrated from a Cisco 7206 router based core to a Cisco 6500 based switching core.
  • Implemented and upgraded the public facing website and built a new web ticketing system based around the open source RT system.
  • Setup and promoted their open peering policy on the Seattle Internet Exchange.

Washington Broadband/NWInfo.Net (Jan 2007 – June 2008)

Network Administrator

  • Managed all aspects of the network for a 2000+ user ISP.
  • Built out the ¬†wireless infrastructure into new markets.
  • Responsible for configuring and installing radios and antennas on towers.
  • Managed our upstream infrastructure and dealt with all IP design and troubleshooting.
  • Managed our servers for internal use and for the web hosting customers.

Relevant Skills:

  • IOS, IOS XR, JunOS, Adtran OS
  • IPv4, IPv6
  • Radius, NAT, ACLs
  • MPLS, VPLS, L3VPN, L2VPN, QOS, MEF Ethernet
  • Cisco CTC ONS, Fujitsu Netsmart, Whiterock TN-Expert, Turin TransNav, Centest 650, Titan 5500/5320 DACS
  • Infinera DWDM (DNA) , Ciena DWDM (On-Center), MRV, Nokia
  • Hands on experience with 802.11a/b/g/n, using gear from Ubiquiti, Mikrotik, Motorola Canopy.
  • Cabling, 568A/B, DS3, wire wrapping, other telco wiring.
  • Real world experience installing and racking various types of gear.
  • Hands on experience with various types of power system, AC/DC-48V.
  • Experience with Google Earth and Delorme XMap for fiber route maps.
  • Extensive hands on troubleshooting experience with all versions of Windows and Mac OS.


  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Security+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • Cisco CCENT
  • CIW Web Foundations Associate
  • Certified Ethical Hacker
  • Certified Pharmacy Technician (Inactive)


  • ISOC
  • IEEE
  • Engineers Without Borders – Olancho Aid Foundation (Honduras)
  • InfraGard


Western Governors University: Bachelor of Science, IT – Network Design and Management 2014-2017