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Project Manager Security/ Cyber Security Specialist

Location:
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Salary:
110K
Posted:
January 10, 2018

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SUMMARY:

Program/Project manager, responsible for overall planning, coordination, execution, delivery, and completion of all Cyber Security projects in the regulatory environment on time and within budget (PKI, IAM, PCI, Nuclear and compliance projects). Often required to manage multiple (10-20) teams in bi-weekly sprints; leader in defining quarterly/annual goals (never miss a goal). Facilitate efficient communication across all levels of stakeholder for a project to ensure consistency in reaching the project's goal, and to help in the recognition of any potential opportunities, risks, or complications Manages all aspect with security industry standards and best practices RG 5.71, NEI 08-09, NIST 800-53 and OT level 800-82, PCI ensuring that a high level of knowledge and experience is blended with traditional project management principles and practices with a proportions of skills to fit complex projects and provide the right balance of agility and predictability.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

5/20/17 – 10/31/17

PLS – Dominion Energy – Surry VA

Role: Contact Senior Cyber Security Project Manager

Manages all aspect within cyber security industry standards and best practices, complying with RG 5.71, NEI 08-09, NIST 800-53 and OT level 800-82, in addition to maintaining a high level of knowledge and experience in blending traditional project management with the specialized operations of Nuclear Regulatory requirements. Define and develop metrics to measure key indicators including value, efficiency and effectiveness in order to present to Dominion corporate management team. Planned and executed the project transition into the cyber security program/services as required by compliance (NRC).

5/11/17 – 7/17/17

Duke Power – Robinson Nuclear Plant – Robinson SC

Role: Contact - Senior Project Manager /Cyber Security Specialist

Provided senior PM and engineering level expertise in Nuclear Cyber Security with a focus on Network and Operational technology, performing advanced engineering problem solving in support of nuclear plant operations, reviewed process making recommendations of staffing and quality improvement initiatives Identify security roadblocks and propose effective solutions for Duke Energy Cyber Program.

2/5/17 – 4/25/17

TEKsystems – Credit Suisse Raleigh NC

Role: Contact- Cyber Security Project Manager

Supported activities of the Credit Suisse Cyber Security operations team group within the Technical Security Services for management of and tracking/reporting on the efforts of 12 project teams supporting worldwide technology functions across multiple focus. Prepare justifications and business cases for recommendations on Cyber security initiatives, provided leadership in Cyber Security Strategy, Threat Response, Governance, and Program management, government compliance and security. Created the plans for projects to transfer from test to operational services. Key roles recommendations of staffing and quality improvement initiatives.

7/18/16 – 12-22-16

VF Corporation – Greensboro NC

Role: Contract - Project Manager & SME for PCI Compliance

Created and leaded the management PIC DSS creating the technical background security boundary and end-point protection services such as Intrusion prevention (network and host based), Firewalls, Anti-virus, email security, and Web application security to protect VF stores and web site from threats. Provided the overall experience in high-level Security Operation tools such as inclusive of products from SPLUNK, Fire Eye, RSA, and Tanium. Met compliance for PCI DSS comprehensive requirements designed to ensure that cardholder credit and debit card information remains secure regardless of how and where it is collected, processed, transmitted, and stored.

3/8/2016 – 7/15/2016

Spencer Ogdon - Diablo Canyon Power Plant CA

Role: Contract - Security Cyber Engineer/ Project Manager

Functioned as Cyber Project Manager and cyber engineer performing Cyber Security Assessments, presenting to assessment of remediation’s to DCPP CSAT, maintaining cost/budget control, product quality. Reporting weekly to on scope, schedule, and cost, supporting Cyber Security for the Diablo Canyon Power Plant project. Manages all aspect within cyber security industry standards and best practices, complying with RG 5.71, NEI 08-09, NIST 800-53 and OT level 800-82, in addition to maintaining a high level of knowledge and experience in blending traditional project management with the specialized operations of Nuclear Regulatory requirements. Define and develop metrics to measure key indicators including value, efficiency and effectiveness in order to present to Dominion corporate management team. Planned and executed the project transition into the cyber security program/services as required by compliance (NRC).

10/1/2015 – 3/1/2016

Cygnacom Solutions INC- USPS Raleigh NC

Role: Contract - Security PKI Engineer/ Project Manager

Support contract from Entrust in support of the USPS IAM/PKI project, providing on-site technical background in PKI security boundary and end-point protection services such as Intrusion prevention (network and host based), Firewalls, Anti-virus, email security, and Web application security to protect USPS systems, employing products from SPLUNK, Fire Eye, RSA, and Tanium, Entrusted Identity Guard Security Systems Engineer and Smart Card project managements.

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6/1/2013 – 10/1/15

Duke Energy Duke Nuclear power plants in NC/SC

Role: Contract - Senior Cyber Security Project Manager /Cyber Security Specialist

Supported Duke Energy Major Projects (Project of 10M and Up) Project Manager for Cyber Security and additional sub-projects as required or technology functions at the Harris Nuclear Plant and the Catawba Nuclear Site.

• Major Projects Project Manager for the Upgrade to DCS Ovation System at Catawba Unit 1 and Unit 2 Nuclear Plant. Duties included planning, scheduling, performing Cyber Security Assessments, presenting to CNS CSAT, maintaining cost/budget control, product quality. Reporting weekly to executive management on scope, schedule, and cost.

• Manage / plan work for multiple teams

• Drive weekly sprints; define quarterly/annual goals, Define and develop metrics to measure key indicators including value, efficiency and effectiveness

• Track and report on the efforts weekly to senior management of all project teams.

• Performed the program transition into on-going operational processes.

Lead the evaluation of cyber vulnerabilities under NEI 08 09’ and NEI 13-10 NIST 800, developed and applied Cyber migrations plans, certified as PMP and Cyber Security Specialist for DEC and DEP nuclear sites.

1/1 2013 – 6/1/2013

GE NUMAC controls- Contract – Wilmington NC

Role: Contract - Senior Cyber Security Specialist/ Cyber PM

Lead the evaluation of cyber vulnerabilities under NEI 08 09 and NEI 13-10 NIST 800-53 and 800-82 (operational Controls) at GE NUMAC, developed and applied Cyber migrations plans for GE site.

Performed Cyber Security Assessment to GE Nuclear controls development labs, evaluated cyber vulnerabilities under NIST 800 .53, 800-82 and NEI 08 09 work with team members to developed and applied migrations to all failed controls.

• Reported weekly to GE executive management on scope, schedule, and cost and status of meeting NRC requirements.

2011 – 2012

Booz Allen Hamilton, Fort Bragg, NC

Role: Contractor Senior Consultant for Cyber Security Unit

Specialized consultant responsible for providing support, design, and implementation for system upgrades, OCS implementations, VoIP Support services, and classified cyber security technologies to US Army Forces Commands clients. Performed Cyber Security Assessment of FORCOM networks, development labs, evaluated cyber vulnerabilities under NIST 800 .53 and 800-82 work with team members to developed and applied corrections to found threats.

Project lead for Integrated Access Control, Security, and Intrusion Alarm, project for remote command center. Provided recommendations for BAH staffing and quality improvement initiatives during development and present program status / metrics to senior FORCOM command, Identify roadblocks and propose effective solutions

• Lead consultant for WIN7 Migration from Vista and XP platforms to WIN7

• Lead Consultant for project planning for hardening all server platforms.

• Utilized CISCO call manager to perform MAC for FORSCOM VoIP service.

2008 – 2011

TEKsystems

Role: Information Technology/ Project manager & Telecommunications Engineer

Mentored junior analysts in the science of remote access and information security, exceptional communications, both oral and written. Technical background and experience with boundary and end-point protection services such as Intrusion prevention (network and host based), Firewalls, Anti-virus, email security, and Web application security, Overall experience with Security Operation tools. Role required responsible for introducing new IAM security concepts and technologies to internal business customers and proposing enhancements to existing IAM technologies and processes.

• Recognized as an expert wireless network.

• Installed/configured and supported Dell Firewalls for the USAF during upgrades around the US.

• Maintenance of contract supporting NMCI IT project, works in developing, delivering, and supporting IT systems and services for the United Stated Marine Corps School of Infantry network, computers, printers, and firewalls, includes support, repair, network planning and network printer integration

• Technical leads for US Army Corps of Engineer regional computer upgrade and cyber protection Programs.

Mentored junior analysts in the science of remote access and information security, exceptional communications, both oral and written. Technical background and experience with boundary and end-point protection services such as Intrusion prevention (network and host based), Firewalls, Anti-virus, email security, and Web application security, Overall experience with Security Operation tools

2004- 2008

Hayson Communications LLC/Wind Channel Communications

Role: Owner - VP for Operations/Owner/ IT Project Manager- Scope & Major Accomplishments:

• Conducted risk and vulnerability assessments of planned and installed information systems to identify vulnerabilities, risks, and protection needs; promoted awareness of security issues among management. Ensuring sound security principles are goals; promptly to all projects conducted systems security evaluations, audits, and presentations.

• Communication Consulting and Integration firm that has developed international support centers designed and engineered a metro wireless project. In support of government I lead teams that were ensuring the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of systems, networks, and data through the planning, analysis, development, implementation, maintenance, and enhancement of information systems security programs, policies, procedures, and tools.

• Designed and deployed wireless internet access for Ashville, NC, Surf City NC, and Jacksonville NC.

1999 - 2004,

Tekelec, Morrisville NC

Role: Senior Manager, Project Manager Technical Support

• Was responsible for developing teams for large-scale projects, oversaw supporting major Tekelec products/ applications additionally manages cross facility tracking of service ticket and engineering packages with workflow control.

• Lead the technical support center for STP/LNP and VoIP products developed integrated solutions that encompassed the corporate strategic direction thru providing high quality client services, thru follow the sun service.

• Project Manager for large scale Telecommunication/IT projects from engineering to customer acceptance.

• Managed the New Product Introduction team for the commercial roll out of new products, created a VoIP service support team and developed international support teams. Focuses on total team work for success.

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS:

•PMP/ A+/Network+/Security+/CCNA/MSTP/WIN7/Low Voltage Licenses-NC

•AAS Engineering, Wake technical College - Raleigh NC (1983)

•Navy Veteran

•International consulting experience UK, India, Spain (USAF/ Tekelec/ Nortel and Hayson communications)

•DOD & DOE IA civilian with not current clearances (Top Secret)

•PMP

•US Citizenship status held DoD Secret Clearance (preferred), held public trust clearance

•CISSP required to re-test



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