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Information Security Analyst

Milford, Connecticut, 06460, United States
March 11, 2018

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-Qualifications Profile-

Versatile, detail-oriented, and performance-focused professional, equipped with experience in network engineering, security, and support. Complemented with a background in managing, wireless network design, troubleshooting wireless and wired network problems, utilizing Cisco devices and a robust hands-on technical background with at least 5 years in a 24/7/365 operational role; Known for strong work ethic and professional demeanor.

-Professional Experience-

Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT

Network Engineer 2014–Present

Cyber Security

Render assistance to senior management in maintaining current trends in networking and related disciplines; managing security issues and early warning of breaches and usage violations; as well as offering annual recommendations on infrastructure improvements

Proficient in wireless intrusion prevention hardware such as Cisco Mobility Service Engine (MSE)

Worked alongside security team to strengthen networking policy

Assisted to segment network as an additional layer of security to proactively defend against malicious traffic

Able to assess vulnerabilities with Information Security to create actionable solutions

Manage virtual servers using the VMware environment

Administer and secure the network using Palo Alto 5220 series to create and modify firewall rules

Knowledgeable in different flavors of Linux including: Red hat, Centos, Ubuntu

oSpecific images include: Kali, and Security Onion

Network Engineering

Assume full responsibility in monitoring and tracking network usage to prevent problems as well as levels of switch and circuit utilization while adjusting availability or control usage accordingly

Strictly adhere to industry standards and conduct daily, weekly, and monthly routine checks with switches, transmission equipment, power supplies, temperature control systems, fire suppression systems, emergency generators, circuits, and miscellaneous equipment

Handle network infrastructure and hardware installation of new and renovated campus construction projects

Experienced in Visio and other mapping utilities to create network documentation

Spearheaded major upgrades with systems, security, and departments

Upgraded 600 access points within three years as well as 15 IDF closets to the current standard of Catalyst 3850 switches

Proficient in wireless design and wireless software Ekahau

Worked in various types of cisco switches from Catalyst 2900 to 3850

Managed core distribution switches such as Catalyst 6500 series

Set up wireless LAN controllers

Proficient in RF interference as well as setup and usage of Cisco Prime infrastructure and Cisco APIC

Knowledgeable in cisco Nexus 9K and 5K series

Interpersonal Relations and Collaborations

Closely interface with outside contractors to support wiring infrastructure

Communicate with internet service provider (ISPs) for the support and deployment of DSL and cable internet at offsite locations for purposes of HA and DR/BCP(Business Continutiy Planning)

Serve as the representative of the Networking Team during construction process while adhering to cabling and wireless installation standards

Project management skills regarding contractors and challenging deadlines

Problem Resolution

Apply technical skills in troubleshooting network-related problems while collaborating with other staff

Conducted wireless survey coverage to determine requirements of additional access points

Skilled in performing wireless troubleshooting including data blocks, new backbone infrastructure, switch configuration, VLAN and routing troubleshooting

Proficient in fusion splicing, cleaning, and termination of both Multimode fiber (MMF) and Singlemode fiber (SMF)

Notable Accomplishments

Implemented best practices, standards and procedures regarding installion and deploying access layer switch hardware

Directed the infrastructure upgrade after the acquisition of GE corporate headquarter in Fairfield, Connecticut including fiber and copper infrastructures while upgrading the NOC (Networking Operations Center) equipment

Provided support and managed the network infrastructure of more than 12,500 devices including;

oFully switched network of over 75 IDF closets distributed through 10Gig Ethernet over SMF and MMF

o5000 hard-wired ports and 1500 wireless 802.11n/ac Access Points;

oRemote campus locations including Bridgeport, Trumbull, Milford, and Stamford

Senior Technical Support Specialist 2012–2014

Technical Support

Held responsibility in maintaining individual printers as well as installing current OS with Norton Ghost

Boosted efficiencies by implementing local Clonezilla image server at the Trumbull Campus

Administered AV equipment, printers, and copiers while managing protection, PGP, WinMagic Encryption Bitlocker, FileVault, and licensing issues

Proficient with Windows XP/7/8/10, Mac OSX (10.5 - 10.8), Microsoft Office Applications, and Symantec Endpoint.

Interpersonal Relations

Interacted with student, faculty, and staff regarding IT issues with laptops, desktops, mobile, and tablets

Managed other technicians and satellite help desk in Trumbull, Connecticut of over 600 students and faculty regarding troubleshooting devices, AV, and networking equipment

Upgraded desktops and laptops and replaced hard drives and data storage

Problem Resolution

Resolving local user account issues and escalation

-Education And Credentials-

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, In Progress (Expected Completion Date: December 2018)

Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA): Routing and Switching

Certified Fiber Optics Technician

Certified Fiber Optic Specialist in Testing

Apple Certified Mac Technician

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