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Texas, United States
November 13, 2017

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Andrew J. Taylor

Cyber Security

Remote Virtual +1-832-***-****

I cut my teeth on the Commodore 64; got hooked on tech with SAM & Buck Rogers and never looked back. WHAT I DO: I unravel the tangled web that is IT. I orchestrate hardware, software, cloud and security in perfect harmony. WHO I WORK WITH:


C Suite / E Staff



Active Directory Project

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation

Project: Active Directory Services Upgrade 2008 - 2016 Deployment of Physical and Virtual Servers via Microsoft System Center Coordinate roll out and decommission schedules with application owners Budgeting and Procurement

Engaged in Server & Network Security Incident Response remediation efforts using security tools like Splunk, Exabeam, & Carbon Black Security Architect

Service Corporation International

ITI Trust Board Member

Lead Incident Response efforts and coordinate teams objectives. Project: Implemented Crowdstrike SaaS Endpoint Protection implementation Plan, research, and design robust security architectures for any IT project IT Lead for Palo Alto IPS, FireEye EX/NX, & Crowdstrike EDR solutions Oversee vulnerability testing, risk analyses, and security assessments Deliver Cyber Incident metrics, analysis, and remediation efforts to Management Infrastructure Management


Business Analysis and Security Analytics using Splunk logs Established Security Alerts & Monitoring as Primary Incident Response role Responsible for Uptime, Security Alerts, and Incident remediation for IPS, Bit9, AV, Spam, New Relic, & LogRhythm

Achieved IT security controls in order to pass organizations 1st SOX audit Project: Migrated Cisco ASA firewall to Palo Alto Firewalls for better security, visibility, and uptime.

Project: Designed, Procured, and Implemented two high availability Hypervisors in Hyper-V & VMware to reduce downtime risk, introduce quicker recovery from down time, and cut hardware costs.

IT Team lead & Manager of Helpdesk staff, Desktop support staff AWS Cloud migration of DNS, Backups, Development, and some production servers.

Security Analyst


2017-07 - PRESENT

2017-03 - 2017-06

2011-09 - 2017-03

2009-03 - 2011-09

Shell (British Gas)

Security Audit reporting and analysis for Active Directory & Windows Server Responsible for Incident Response (IR) Tactics, Techniques and Procedures Collaborated with Global IT Service Desks, Server Teams, and Department leads on process changes, new implementations, and change management agendas. Spear headed data ownership initiative across company file systems Security Analyst

KBR, Inc.

Incident Remediation & Reporting on Alerts for Active Directory, Servers, and AV Management of AD Security permission delegation for OUs, groups, and users Second Tier support for VPN, Ipass, Intranet, Citrix access, Application access Assisted in Knowledge transition by creation of team procedures & guidelines Systems Administrator

Music World Entertainment

Analyzing, troubleshooting and resolving system hardware, software and networking issues

Administered Windows Server 2003 Domain environment. Creating/Removing users, creating distribution lists, creating mailboxes and adding workstations not on the domain. Reorganized containers and set policies for better management and security.

Implemented SharePoint site to incorporate collaboration on projects and departments using Moss 2007 and WSS 3.0 sites

Managed enterprise backup systems for multiple locations using Veritas interface on respective tape backup drives, and coordinate with third party for offsite secure storage of media.

Systems Administrator


Administered Windows Server 2003 Active Directory, including Group Policy, creation and deletion of user accounts, managing access controls, and domain structure configuration.

Maintained the availability of LAN and WIFI resources in a Microsoft 2003 Server Active Directory environment

Reduced new user machine setup time by over 75% by introducing Symantec Ghost

Maintained Backup Exec backup schedule and implemented disaster recovery plans

Manage and assisted Help Desk / End-user support department Responsible for Telephony system, phone moves, number routing tables and voicemail.

Provided company training on new software and hardware IT Administrator

First Financial Bank of Texas

Nightly Backup and Banking End of Day transaction processing. Member of Helpdesk team support multiple sites and customers Provided end user training on new software and hardware University of Phoenix

2008-03 - 2009-03

2007-10 - 2008-03

2006-02 - 2007-10

2001-02 - 2006-02


10 - 2006

Bachelor of Science

Management Information Systems

Windows Server 2016 Microsoft Exchange Active Directory Hyper-V VMware AWS Solutions Architect - Associate 2017 Crowdstrike Splunk Palo Alto Firewall

ArcSight FireEye EX NX Office 365 EMC VNXe3150 San Symantec Anti Virus Backup Exec VOIP Barracuda Backup Server Barracuda Message archive Symantec Messaging Gateway Sever Clustering Cisco Switches System Center Virtual Machine Manager System Center Operations Manager SquaredUP

Exabeam Carbon Black


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