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Engineer Security

Location:
Fort Myers, Florida, United States
Posted:
August 30, 2017

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AMALIO CRUZ

**** *** ***** *** #***, Naples, FL *4119 (239) ***-**** ac12pc@r.postjobfree.com

https://www.linkedin.com/in/amaliocruzp/

IT Security Specialist and Network Engineer

Highly experienced IT security professional with expertise in security architectures used to protect networks and virtualized environments. Proven skills and strong understanding in design and deployment of complex security architectures, such as NAC, IDPS, Firewalls and Email protection solutions, as well as VMware VSphere environments. Certified in Cisco, Proofpoint, ForeScout, Sourcefire, and several major security systems. Highly effective at project management, with talent for leading teams to achieve corporate and technical goals. Really enjoy accepting new challenges and acquiring deep knowledge of how each technology works and its business impact. I strongly believe that my security technologies abilities along with other relevant project management and networking skills can help me within my work and benefit the organization while achieving my career goals. AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Proficient in IT Security Architecture Design, Planning, and Deploy ● Professional Services ● Pre-Sales Engineering ● Client Relationship ● Customer Services ● Team Leadership ● Cross Functional Collaborations

● Project Management ● Engineering Management ● Security Policies ● Routing & Switching ● Network Access Control ● Email Security ● Web Security ● Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems ● UTMs & Next Gen. Firewalls ● Load Balancing ● SIEM ● Endpoint Security ● Data Center ● High Availability ● Data Loss Prevention

● BYOD ● MDM ● Guest Policies ● Virtualization ● SaaS ● Mobility ● IoT ● Advanced Persistent Threats ● Spear- phishing ● Applications and Hardware Troubleshooting ● Documentation ● Bilingual (Spanish, English) TECHNICAL SKILLS

● Security: SSH, SSL-TLS, VPN, IPsec, PGP, RADIUS, PKI, Proxy, Encryption, Hash, Snort, ForeScout CounterACT, Proofpoint Email Protection, Cisco Sourcefire, Cisco ASA 5500 Series, Check Point Gaia, Radware Linkproof, Tufin, Cisco Meraki MX Series.

● Networking: LAN/WLAN, DNS, DHCP, ARP, SNMP, HSRP, VRRP, Cisco Routers 1800/2900 Series, Cisco Switches Catalyst 2960/3560 Series, Cisco Meraki MS, MR Series.

● Virtualization: VMware vSphere

● Languages: HTML/HTML5, PHP, JavaScript, CSS.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

PROWEB LATAM S.A. Santiago Chile 2013 - 2016 Multinational company headquartered in Chile, it is a Value-Added Distributor (VAD) of important international brands, such as Check Point, Kaspersky Lab, Radware, Tufin, ForeScout, Proofpoint, among others. Presales Engineer for IT Security

In charge of IT Security brands, including market leaders such as ForeScout, Proofpoint, Cisco, Check Point and Iboss. Specialized in ForeScout Network Access Control, Proofpoint Email Security and Check Point Firewalls solutions. Met with resellers and customers of Financial, Government, Energy, TELCOs and other sectors as technical expert to consult and demonstrations of products and technologies represented by Proweb S.A.

Increased sales on Chilean market of unknown brands and technologies, based on hard working development of proofs of concept (PoC), analysis and architecture design, consulting, professional services and support for Proweb’s resellers and customers.

Served as Team Leader Consulting and Professional Services implementing projects for several sectors, such as Finance, Government and Energy.

NAC project (ForeScout CounterACT) for Comptroller General of Chile (over 6500 devices protected).

Email Encryption project (Proofpoint Enterprise Encryption) for Central Bank of Chile (over 100 users).

Email Protection project (Proofpoint Enterprise Protection) for Transelec S.A. (over 600 users) Presales Engineer for NAC Projects in Banco de Chile, Banco Falabella, Banco Itaú, Banco Bice, Banco BBVA, and Adessa Falabella.

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Considerably improved the test environment of the company, creating a VMware internal Cloud, which allowed to increase the number of laboratories to test several security solutions represented by the company, using vSphere Hypervisor ESXi 5.5.0 and vSphere vCenter Server administrative software as platform, combined with Cisco, Check Point, among others.

SOLUTIP Ltda. Quito Ecuador 2012 - 2013

SME created to provide multiple IT services and developing customized software to public and private market. Shareholder and PMO Manager

Office in charge to manage software develop and IT projects with focus in Local Area Networks and corporative Linux installation and support, designing and deploying corporate websites based on Joomla and custom web applications programming based on LAMP for government and private clients.

Served as team leader developing and implementing a Statistical and Patient Control Web System (SIMED) for Orellana Social Health Care Center, which was a client.

Served as team leader developing and implementing a Management Web System for Small and Medium Businesses (SSC) for AREAL Curtains, which was a client. Havana University of Technologies José Antonio Echeverría (cujae) Havana Cuba 2009 - 2011 It is an undergraduate, post-graduate and doctoral research university. Professor - Telecommunications Department. Partial Time Assigned to teach undergraduate students of Telecommunications and Electronics Engineer career: Fundamentals of Communications I & II and Telematics I & II.

Researched work on developing a VOIP facility for Electrical Faculty member ́s communication using Asterisk PBX.

Cuban Institute of Ophthalmology Ramón Pando Ferrer Havana Cuba 2005 - 2009 One of the finest ophthalmological hospitals in Cuba. It is a national and international reference hospital. Network Specialist – Department of Information Technology Analyzed and solved problems scaled by employees, and designed technology solutions to support hospital IT requirements. Set up, deploy, manage and troubleshoot Windows computers (hardware and software).

Served as Networking and Servers Support Administrator.

Improved processes for Department of Electro medicine designing and developing a web-based Support Ticket System and its own web portal using Joomla CMS. EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science in Telecommunications and Electronic Engineering Havana University of Technologies José A. Echeverría (cujae), Havana, Cuba, 2000 – 2005 (GPA: 4.67/5.0) CERTIFICATIONS

FSCA: ForeScout Certified Administrator, (2016)

Proofpoint Accredited Administrator - Email Protection (v. 8.0), (2016)

Proofpoint Enterprise Archive Accredited Engineer, (2016)

TCSE: Tufin Certified Security Expert v.15.2, (2015)

RCCS: Radware Certified Connectivity Specialist on LinkProof v. 6.1x, (2015)/ License 121*******

Cisco Systems, Cisco ID: CSCO12574181

CCENT: Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician 100-*** (**** – 2020) IPSESER: Cisco IPS Express Security Engineer Representative 500-*** (**** – 2019), Sourcefire Certified Professional (SFCP) v5.3

SMBEN: Small and Midsize Business Engineer Representative 700-*** (**** – 2019) Reference available upon Request



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