Podcast Interviews,

EP 12: Cisco Manager shares what he looks for when hiring!

February 11, 2017
Rusty Heird is an Systems Engineering Manager at Cisco Systems based in Tulsa, OK. He manages a team of system engineers across Oklahoma and Arkansas for Commercial customers. He holds a CCIE in R&S #1753 for 20 years!


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Your favorite quote?
Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. Thomas Edison

Favorite Tool or Application?


Favorite Book: Strength Finders 2.0


What is a Vampire Tap?
A vampire tap is a connection to a coaxial cable in which a hole is drilled through the outer shield of the cable so that a clamp can be connected to the inner conductor of the cable. A vampire tap is used to connect each device to Thicknet coaxial cable in the bus topology of an Ethernet 10BASE-T local area network.


Tech Lesson of the Day: 6 Steps to Troubleshoot a Network

  1. Don’t panic
  2. Get the right resources engaged
  3. What was the last thing that changed?
  4. Get the Data that you can (Layer 1-3)
  5. Learning when to escalate
  6. Was this a process problem? How do we avoid this in the future?

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