Jan Kohoutek


About Me

I have been working as network engineer since November 2008 and stayed in stable company which have partnership with one of the world's biggest ISPs.

I am active, social positive, fast-learning team player with proactive thinking and positively confident. Mainly focused in career in IT/Networking matter able to provide experienced technical knowledge including leadership and management view.
Other interests are mostly about publishing own opinions, reviews articles and stories or interests in amateur photopraphy.



  • TIER II IP/MPLS & Network transmission Engineer
    May 2016 – Present
    Tier II Senior network engineer

    - TIER II level of support
    - Troubleshooting of escalated issues on WAN network connections in EMEA
    - Troubleshooting of degraded and intermittent connection problems on the network
    - Troubleshooting of WAN Global IP and MPLS VPN L3 support
    - Troubleshooting of faults on transmission technologies TDM, WDM, Ethernet, EoTDM, L2SS, CPA
    - Troubleshooting of L1 & L2 transmission equipments ADMs, DXCs, ROADM, MMA nodes
    - Deploying configuration changes, software upgrades and hardware replacements
    - Detailed and deeper investigation of circuit faults on customer services
    - Team couching and process improvements
    - Project management and project handling
    - Internal CCNA academy lector also focused on higher level of troubleshooting and BGP&MPLS matter knowledge

  • ECSR Service desk deputy lead / Duty manager deputy
    November 2015 – May 2016
    Deputy lead / Sr. Engineer

    - Lead deputy functions of network service desk team
    - Team couching of Tier1 network and process knowledge
    - Direct admin and process support to stratified customers
    - Senoir team overview and helpout with complex incidents
    - Duty manager deputy functions and escalation handling

    - Internal CCNA academy lector also focused on higher level troubleshoting and MPLS matter knowledge

  • Team leader of IP/DSL/PIP network support team
    December 2013 – October 2015
    Team lead / WAN Network engineer Sr.

    - Team leadership of WAN network support team
    - Team couching of technical & process knowledge
    - Senior team overview and helpout with complex incidents

    - Internal CCNA academy lector also focused on MPLS matter knowledge

  • Telecommunication specialist Senior
    January 2011 – November 2013
    WAN Network engineer Sr.

    - Troubleshooting of escalated issues on WAN connections in EMEA.
    - Troubleshooting of degraded and intermittent problems on the network.
    - Troubleshooting WAN Public IP, MPLS VPN, EasyVPN connections.
    - Deploying configuration changes, software upgrades and hardware replacement.
    - Detail investigation of circuit faults and routing issues.
    - Maintaining DNS zones for customers

  • BPO Specialist Junior
    November 2008 – December 2010
    WAN Network engineer Jr.

    - Troubleshooting of Public IP WAN connections of one of world largest ISP.
    - Daily contact with customers and suppliers, configuration changes, cooperation with Field operations

Education & Courses

  • Implementing Cisco MPLS
    Passed October 2013

    Detailed course of MPLS matters focused on MPLS implementation, network building and layer 3 VPN connectivity also including fundamental knowledge of Cisco MPLS Traffic Engineering

    Course provided by ALEF NULA, a.s.
    Acquired certification: Certificate of Completion

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate
    Exam passed in January 2012

    Fundamentals of Cisco networking matters.

    Course provided by VSB - Technical University of Ostrava
    Acquired certification: CCNA

  • SOŠ prof. Zdeňka Matějčka
    2000 – 2004
    High school

    Main subjects: Tourism
    Tourism focused education to obtain overview of the world tourism and travel management.

My Skills

  • Junos
  • Routing
  • Switching
  • MPLS
  • VPN
  • Traffic Engineering
  • Administration of OS Windows/Linux
  • Content Management Systems
  • Web design


Web & Networking

  • Vlčí Bouda
    2013 - present

    - Administrator of Joomla based sci-fi/fantasy/horror/comics portal

  • U Peciválů
    2012 - present

    - Mantain of internal network of pub U Pecivalu in Ostrava
    - Developing and administration of website


    - Joomla based developement of portal for subtitle creators

    2010 - present

    - Gradual developement of my personal website

  • Sklenářství Kohoutek, s.r.o.

    - Joomla based developement of website presentation

Publishing & Authorship

  • Vlčí bouda
    2013 - present

    - Composing and publishing my own articles mainly focused on sci-fi / fantasy / horor / comics - reviews, interviews, opinions on public fan web portal
    - List of articles (cz only) you can find in HERE


    - Composing and publishing my own movie reviews on public fan web portal

  • První Almanach Vlčí boudy

    - Published my own short story Neuprotocol - focused on cyberpunk and storytale
    - You can download Almanach for free HERE (pdf)

Hobbies & Interests

PC, internet and networking, movies and tv shows, books & comics reading, article writing and publishing, nature, hillwalking, cycling, squash, fitness, photoshooting, friends, society and entertainment, concerts, cinemas and theatres.


  • Ostrava, Czech Republic
  • Email:
  • Mobile: +420 733 681 422