Hello, I’m Zorric Sia, Network Engineering Leader Based in Dallas.

I BUILD TEAMS

I BUILD NETWORKS

I GET RESULTS

Zorric is an accomplished manager of network systems and projects, leading up to 30 engineers and offering almost twenty years of technology experience. He is practiced in the successful development and management of business-critical systems, telecommunications networks, and peripheral components. He possesses excellent communication skills and can collaborate on all business levels from Technical Engineers to C-Level Executives, all while effectively directing policies, processes, and procedures. He is a highly personable and self-motivated professional with the versatility to work among diverse groups and can handle problems effectively in fast-paced environments.

Equipped with an MS in Entrepreneurship from SMU, an MBA focused on Principled Leadership from Baylor University, a decade of leadership roles, and experience managing large-scale global projects that includes hundreds of direct and indirect contributors, he now focuses on leading, developing, and building high-performance teams for successful organizations.

  • Age: 38
  • Residence: Dallas, TX USA
  • Phone: 972-658-6200
  • E-mail: zorricsia@gmail.com
Experience
2020 - Present
Network Engineering Manager - Copart
Hiring, growing and maintaining a team of globally diverse engineers responsible for managing all aspects of mission-critical systems that include: DataCenters, WAN Connectivity, Routers, Switches, Firewalls, SDWAN, Load Balancers, VPN, Monitoring tools, Automation • Provides guidance on globally redundant data center infrastructure as well as Cloud presence • Drives automated processes and service improvements to improve day-to-day operational efficiency • Develops and maintains a culture of innovation, growth, and operational efficiency in the team
2019 - 2020
Assistant Vice President – Network Communications
Lead a team of network engineers managing and maintaining the network. • Train, mentor, and support network staff • Identify, install, and maintain network voice and video infrastructure • Develop backup/disaster recovery plans for network emergencies • Create and execute a network strategy that aligns with business initiatives • Establish and manage vendor relationships and onboarding • Manage network budget and perform future forecasting • Order and procurement of network WAN and internet circuits
2013 - 2019
Manager/Lead Network Engineer - Commercial Metals Company
Developed network systems solutions using current and emerging technologies. Planned and recommended network hardware, systems management software and architecture. Modified and maintained network design and architecture to ensure compliance. Developed and maintained the master configurations of all types of network equipment. Evaluated and recommended new products, maintains knowledge of emerging technologies for application to the enterprise. Collaborated with other teams on designs and plans. o Managed a small team of senior engineers and 16 offshore entry to mid-level network engineers o Increased network resiliency by installing redundant internet and MPLS connections o Implemented OTV on Nexus 7k Chassis between Lewisville and Austin datacenters o Installed and migrated all Europe and Asia Pacific network services from ASA5510 to ASA5512X firewalls o Enabled VPN Tunnel failover between datacenters o Installed and migrated all CMC applications to redundant A10 3030 Load Balancers
Education
2016
Master of Business Administration – Ethical Leadership (MBA)
Baylor University - Hankamer School of Business Relevant Coursework: Leading for Higher Performance, Operations Management
2012
Master of Science Degree in Entrepreneurship (MS)
Southern Methodist University - Cox School of Business Relevant Coursework: Organizational Behavior, Managerial Accounting & Finance
Knowledge
  • Strategic and Tactical Planning
  • Product Lifecycle Management
  • Project Planning
  • Large Scale Network Engineering and Management
  • Disaster Recovery and Contingency Planning Budgeting
  • Budgeting and Financial Analysis
  • Best Practices Implementation
Interests
Basketball
Dallas Mavericks
Football
Dallas Cowboys
Biking
Peloton
Top-40s Music
Justin Bieber and Sting, obvi.
Contacts
Phone

972-658-6200

Email

zorricsia@gmail.com

Let's Talk!