Ep 94 – Geoff Anderson – CCNA PM

In this episode, we interview Geoff Anderson, Program Manager for the CCNA Certification Program. Tim, Lexi, and Geoff talk about the program, how questions are selected for the CCNA question pool, the value the certification holds, and so much more! You can find more of Geoff: Follow him on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ganders2112 Check out his Blog:Continue reading “Ep 94 – Geoff Anderson – CCNA PM”

Ep 90 – Rocket Girl!

In this episode, we interview Lexie about her amazeballs new job as an Avionics Integration Engineer at Blue Origin and we count the times she says “I can’t really talk about that.” We think she’s seen the aliens, but we can neither confirm nor deny that claim. More from Lexie:Twitter: https://twitter.com/TracketPacerTwitch: https://www.twitch.tv/tracketpacer Check out ourContinue reading “Ep 90 – Rocket Girl!”

Ep 89 – SheNetworks

In this episode, we interview SheNetworks, aka Serena. Serena is most known for her work on TikTok as a content creator where she makes 60-second videos mostly focused on Network Engineering. Serena has spent years working as a Cisco TAC Engineer. During her time in TAC, she got some of the best experiences anyone canContinue reading “Ep 89 – SheNetworks”

Ep 88 – John Capobianco Returns!

In this episode, John returns to give us an update on his new position at Cisco as a Developer Advocate! John has also been working on numerous automation projects for the community, and a whole lot more! You can find more of John:Twitter: https://twitter.com/John_CapobiancoLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-capobianco-644a1515/Blog: https://www.automateyournetwork.ca/ Check out our Patreon – https://www.patreon.com/artofnetengFollow us on TwitterContinue reading “Ep 88 – John Capobianco Returns!”

Ep 87 – There’s a Villa and It’s Real

This week we talk to Jordan Villareal. Jordan has a very interesting start to his career, but it’s an exciting journey nonetheless. Jordan also shares some exciting news about a new position he has recently started! More from Jordan:YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/SystemMTUOneTwitter: https://twitter.com/SystemMTUOne SponsorsPathSolutions – What if you knew as much as your network does? Check outContinue reading “Ep 87 – There’s a Villa and It’s Real”

Ep 86 – Shouldn’t you know everything your Network knows?

This Episode is sponsored by PathSolutions In this episode, we talk to Tim Titus, founder, and CTO of PathSolutions. Tim shares his network troubleshooting woes over the course of his 30-year technical career and then walks us through PathSolution’s automated troubleshooting platform. Tim is one of us; a cabling tech turned network engineer turned directorContinue reading “Ep 86 – Shouldn’t you know everything your Network knows?”

Ep 83 – Salary Negotiation

We are going LIVE! Join us on April 9th in Asheville, NC for the FIRST EVER Art of Network Engineering Live Show! Click here for details. In this week’s episode, we bring back two previous guests – Tim McC and Brittany Mussett. The group discusses the art of Salary Negotiation, what has worked for usContinue reading “Ep 83 – Salary Negotiation”

Ep 81 – Real World Design Discussion

We are going LIVE! Join us on April 9th in Asheville, NC for the FIRST EVER Art of Network Engineering Live Show! Click here for details. In this episode, A.J. shares some of his experience overhauling IT for a small manufacturing company. Lexie and Andy ask questions and dig deeper into the process of revampingContinue reading “Ep 81 – Real World Design Discussion”

Ep 79 – LabEveryDay

In this episode, we speak to Du’An Lightfoot! Du’An has recently moved into a new role as Sr. Developer Advocate for Amazon Web Services. Du’An talks about his time in the military and the experience he gained from it. He also shares with us how he started creating content and his brand – LabEveryDay! NetmikoContinue reading “Ep 79 – LabEveryDay”

Ep 77 – New Year, New Goals!

In this episode, A.J. and Tim are joined by Lexie (@TracketPacer) and they discuss their goals for the upcoming year! Hear how each of them goes about goal planning and the goals they’ve set for themselves for the coming year. Enjoying the show? Please take a moment to complete our 2022 Listener Survey!https://artofneteng.com/2022survey Links:Space WeatherContinue reading “Ep 77 – New Year, New Goals!”

Ep 75 – The Automation Chou’sen one!

In this episode, we interview author Eric Chou. Eric has written one of the most important books in Network Automation – Master Python Networking. Eric shares his career journey which includes working for two of the largest cloud service providers! Eric also shares with us all of the other content he is working to createContinue reading “Ep 75 – The Automation Chou’sen one!”

Ep 74 – Holiday Special

The best way to spread some cheer is by recording a podcast for all to hear! Please enjoy our holiday special episode. Check out our Patreon – https://www.patreon.com/artofnetengFollow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/artofneteng​Follow us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/artofneteng/​Like us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/artofnetengJoin the group on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/artofneteng/Check out our website https://artofnetworkengineering.com​Merch Store – https://artofneteng.com/storeJoin the Discord StudyContinue reading “Ep 74 – Holiday Special”

Ep 73 – Zeros and Wons

In this week’s episode A.J. and Andy interview David Alicea! While David was exposed to the Cisco Networking Academy at a young age in High School he actually didn’t land in Networking until later on. Since then he has been a career Network Engineer and recently landed himself a position at the mothership, Cisco. HearContinue reading “Ep 73 – Zeros and Wons”

Ep 72 – Cooking up a New Career

In this episode, we chat with Chris Randall. Chris was worked as a professional chef for over 13 years and has recently transitioned into a career as a Cloud Consultant. Chris’ work ethic, drive, and ability to communicate help him stand out and have gotten him noticed, on more than one occasion. We can allContinue reading “Ep 72 – Cooking up a New Career”

Gift Giving Guide for Network Engineers

There’s no denying that network engineers can be a tricky group to shop for, especially if you aren’t a network engineer yourself. This year-round guide can help you shop for the network engineer in your life, regardless of the occasion. Use this list for some inspiration to help make their work lives a little bitContinue reading “Gift Giving Guide for Network Engineers”

Ep 70 – It’s never too late!

In this, our 70th episode, we interview Chris Denney – a very prominent member of our Discord community! Chris has built an amazing career, and the foundation is his willingness to take on anything! Chris is also a huge team player – both on and off the field. He is huge into soccer but whenContinue reading “Ep 70 – It’s never too late!”

Ep 69 – Girard Kavelines

In this episode, we interview Girard! Girard was inspired at a young age to fix some broken computers in his basement. His first tech job was in Geek Squad. There he got some essential skills troubleshooting tech and working with customers. Girard’s journey from there is really quite amazing, and he has the energy toContinue reading “Ep 69 – Girard Kavelines”

Ep 67 – The Buzz about NetBeez

This week we are joined by NetBeez CEO Stefano Gridelli! Stefano takes us through his career as a Network Engineer and explains how he identified the need for NetBeez and started creating it. He then goes on to discuss how he made the leap from working on NetBeez part-time to making it a full-time job.Continue reading “Ep 67 – The Buzz about NetBeez”

Ep 64 – Non-Networking Skillz

In this episode, we’re talking about the technical, non-networking, skills you need to be successful in your career these days! We’re not talking about soft skills this time either. There’s so much we touch as Network Engineers. We talk about the skills you should have and the technologies you should understand as a Network Engineer.Continue reading “Ep 64 – Non-Networking Skillz”

Ep 60 – Return to the Office!

In this episode, Andy and A.J. talk about what returning to the office looks likes, and is it really a requirement for IT Professionals? What’s your situation? Are you being asked to return to the office full time or a portion of the time, or is it still optional? Hit us up on Twitter soContinue reading “Ep 60 – Return to the Office!”