Tim Pierce is a former writer for ThoughtCo who contributed stories on technical certification. He is an enterprise architect for a major telecommunications corporation, focused primarily on the design and implementation of IT systems within the enterprise. He previously worked in a similar capacity for companies including Verizon, Raytheon, and Qwest Communications. Pierce has earned numerous certifications in areas such as Cisco routing/switching/security, Microsoft systems administration, Check Point firewall systems administration, ITIL v.3, and TOGAF. As a trainer, he's taught classes on various technologies and certifications. As a manager, he's implemented career certification road maps and developed training plans and resources to help his staff achieve their goals. And as a writer on technical certifications, he combines his knowledge of technical certification training and testing with a passion for helping people achieve their career goals.
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