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I am writing in response to the opening for Senior Network Admin, who I believe may report to you.
I can offer you 6 years of experience in network administration in large complex environments and an experience as a team lead which makes me uniquely qualified to excel in this job. I’m certain I can make a significant positive impact in your team.
Some of my skills and accomplishments include:
- Hands on experience in Wireless Networking, 10/100/1000 Ethernet, Optical Networking, Cisco Security Management Center (PIX, IDS), Microsoft Visio, WebNM, IBM compatible computers, Windows 2000/NT/XP, Remote Desktop Management, Microsoft Office 2000/XP, Norton, Remedy, Compupic Pro, Network Security, MicroStation (95/SE/J/8)
Team lead for the global network team (including off-shore resources) – responsibilites included collaborating with vendors, partners, scheduling of team members as well as budget responsibilities.
I have attached my résumé for your review and would welcome the chance to speak with you sometime. I shall followup with you next Monday at 9am with Ms Wilson to arrange a time for us to meet. If that is not convenient for you, please let me know a couple of alternative times which would work best for you.
222, Milcreek Road