Matt Hoptowit
- IT Specialist

Matt Hoptowit

About Me

I am a network professional with 11 years of experience in the IT field in various roles including IT Director, Network Operations Manager, and Network Administrator. I specialize in network administration, engineering, and design. I have six years of IT management experience and have spent multiple years training and developing the skills of IT employees. I love the challenges involved in leadership, IT, and networking. IT is my passion.

Education and Certifications
  • AAS IT Network Administrator – Yakima Valley College
  • MikroTik MCTNA
  • TestOut PC Pro, Network Pro, Network Security Pro
IT Skills
  • Network Administration, Engineering, and Design
  • L1 – Fiber optics, CAT6, structured cabling
  • L2/L3 – Cisco Nexus and Catalyst, MikroTik routers
  • Broadband and Enterprise Wireless – 3/5/11/24/60 Ghz
  • Systems administration – VMware vSphere, AD, Windows Server, Ubuntu Server, Veeam Backup
  • Business services – Exchange Online, VoIP, IP cameras/NVR
  • 24/7/365 Remote IT and network support
  • IT helpdesk and ticketing
  • Website design
Business Skills
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Team building
  • Budgets
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Customer service
  • Sales/Marketing
  • Owner: MTEK IT Solutions
  • IT side projects and consulting
  • DIY home improvement
  • Skateboarding
  • PC gaming
  • Solar/DC power
  • Cryptocurrency
  • Investing
  • Video production

Summary of Skills

Network Administration and Design

Designed and managed enterprise and service provider network consisting of 7 office buildings, 30+ tower sites, and over 3000 network devices used for subscriber broadband access.


Managed a team of 14 employees. Focused on employee morale, team building, and training to promote an enjoyable, productive work environment.

Cisco Networking

Configured and managed Cisco ASR9904 and Cisco Nexus 3064 in service provider core network. Cisco Catalyst switches in tower network. OSPF, HSRP, STP, LACP, VLAN.

Broadband/Enterprise Wireless

Configured and managed Wi-Fi for internal business and service provider tower networks. UniFi Enterprise Wi-FI, Ubiquiti, Cambium, and MikroTik PTP/PTMP broadband radios, Mix of unlicensed and licensed frequencies.

Systems Administration

Assisted with the design and configuration of VMware vSphere environment to virtualize physical servers and improve server performance and redundancy. Deployed and managed Windows and Linux servers which hosted applications used by staff and subscribers.

MikroTik Routers

Configured and managed MikroTik routers in enterprise, service provider, and tower networks. VRRP, OSPF, MPLS/VPLS, Firewall, VPN.

Projects and Hobbies