Jacob Fakult


Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 2018
Bachelor of Computer Science


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Personal Summary
I am a highly motivated self-learner with a talent for using programming and automation to improve work efficiency. I love to dive deep into technical research in cutting edge environments such as data-center networks and space communication technologies. I also enjoy learning high level concepts such as network architecture and infrastructure planning. My goal is to integrate my love of technology with my passion for helping others in order to help connect everyone to the Internet.
  • Cisco CCNA R&S
  • Cisco CCNP (ENCOR only)
Employment Experience
  • Infrastructure Delivery Deployment Technician: Amazon Web Services (November 2020 - Present)
    Installed and configured network devices to scale EC2 fabric capacity
    Installed DWDM devices to increase regional backbone capacity and resilience
    Programmed graphical dashboard to visualize and analyze data-center technician activity
  • Network Design and Analysis Consultant: Comsat Architects (March-August 2019, May - November 2020)
    Designed a mesh routing protocol for satellites with predictable orbital behavior and dynamic topology
    Assessed feasibility of communication standards in a lunar environment including LTE, and WiMAX
    Used OMNeT++ to simulate data-flows for various satellite network topologies
    Performed traffic analysis of the transport layer and improved satellite downlink throughput by 20%
  • Field Technician: Vinson Consulting Group (August 2019 - May 2020)
    Provided on-site support across a group of schools clustered throughout northeast Ohio
    Implemented Google Maps API to analyze ticket work and auto-generate field technician travel logs
  • Networking & Technology
    Familiar With: OSPF/EIGRP, VLANs, DHCP, DNS, BGP, VXLAN, Fiber, 802.11, LTE
    Platforms (years exp): Linux/Unix (10+), Cisco IOS (2), JunOS (<1), Almach (<1)
  • Automation & Programming
    Tools: Git, Ansible, Openflow, Proxmox, FRRouting, ReactJS, Draw.io/Visio
    Languages: Python, JavaScript/HTML/CSS, Shell, C++, Java, Batch/PowerShell
    Applications: Microsoft Office Suite, Vim, IntelliJ, Change Management, Ticketing Systems
  • Undergraduate
    • B.S in Computer Science at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, December 2018
    • GPA: > 3.0
    • Founder of Meditation club, President of Running Club, Engineering Awareness class teacher
  • Mid-Ohio Food Collective (May 2021 - Present)
    Moved, prepared, packaged, and delivered food bundles to lower income communities