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Business Analyst

Owings Mills, MD
March 20, 2018

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Antoinette E. Attipoe

** ******** ****, # *, **********, MD 21208

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PhD Candidate – Computer Science. Bowie State University – Bowie, Maryland, USA, Aug. 2013 - Dec. 2015

M.S. – Computer Science. Bowie State University – Bowie, Maryland, USA, May 2013, GPA: 3.533

M.S. – Management Information Systems. Bowie State University – Bowie, Maryland, USA, Dec. 2009, GPA: 4.0

B.S. – Information Systems. University of Maryland Baltimore County - Baltimore, Maryland, USA, Aug. 2004

A.A. – General Studies. Montgomery College - Rockville, Maryland, USA, Dec. 2000


Adjunct Professor, Department of Management Information Systems, Bowie State University, Bowie, Maryland, USA, September 2016 to Present

Taught Information Systems for Management and Database courses

Utilized multimedia resources, group/class discussions and real world case studies to engage students

Utilized multiple teaching strategies to accommodate different types of learners

Integrated technology into class lessons

Utilized ongoing informal and formal assessments to measure the effectiveness of teaching and optimizing student learning, while adjusting instruction where needed.

Demonstrated commitment to continued learning through active participation in professional development opportunities such as Sedona systems training and departmental meetings for adjunct professors

Research Assistant, Department of Computer Science, Bowie State University, Bowie, Maryland, USA, August 2013 to December 2015

Assisted in the development of network visualization system for LUCID, a Spectator Targeted Visualization System to Broaden Participation at Cyber Defense Competitions

Assisted with development of interface for the network visualization system

Assisted with the determination of a methodology to transfer computer network information to an animated commentator

Worked in a Linux and Java environment and also with web development languages such as XML

Conducted extensive research on 13 network visualization tools such as Rumint, TNV, InetVis, PortVis, and several network monitoring tools like Nagios, Nessus, Centreon, Zenmap, and Wireshark

Volunteer, Department of Information Technology, Bowie State University, Bowie, Maryland, USA, June 2013 to August 2013

Conducted research on information technology (IT) policies for colleges and universities

Wrote IT policies and documentations for the Department of Information Technology at Bowie State University

Research Assistant, Department of Computer Science, Bowie State University, Bowie, Maryland, USA, September 2011 to August 2013

Conducted research in facial expression recognition

Conducted research and experiments to develop a facial expression recognition technique that can correctly detect, track and recognize facial expressions

Developed facial expression recognition technique using C++ and openGL

Research findings and experimental results were published in The WorldComp’13 Conference proceedings

Research Assistant, Department of Computer Science, Bowie State University, Bowie, Maryland, USA, January 2011 to August 2011

Conducted research in object detection and tracking

Conducted research to improve existing object detection and tracking system at the university

Maintained program code (written in C#) for object detection and tracking system to ensure system was functional

Intern Research Assistant, Booz Allen Hamilton, McLean, Virginia, USA, July 2009 to August 2009; June 2008 to August 2008

Created standard operating procedures (SOP) for the Information Technology Board Diversity Initiative (IT BDI) team

Assisted in writing articles for the IT BDI’s monthly newsletter: wrote articles, conducted research and interviews, coordinated and maintained publishing schedule for the editorial team

Analyzed data gathered from surveys using Microsoft Excel and reported findings

Updated content consistency and the look and feel of Power Point presentations for various teams in the IT BDI business unit

Assisted with planning and coordination of events, such as brown bags and training seminars

Collaborated with team members using Microsoft SharePoint Workspace

Graduate Assistant, Office of Graduate Admissions, Bowie State University, Bowie, Maryland, USA, September 2007 to May 2009

Visitor Service Associate, Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, October 2004 to January 2005


Applied systems development life cycle (SDLC) to development of two database systems; gained

experience in requirements gathering and analysis, design, implementation and evaluation of an

information system

Served as Team leader on two projects that led to development of prototypes for two database systems

Developed important project management documentations such as business case document, project

charter, project proposal/plan, project schedule, communications plan, risk management plan, quality

management plan, acceptance test plan, risk control report, quality assurance report, quality control

report, requirements definition and specification document, user roles and budget estimate document,

design documentation, status reports, team meeting minutes’ document, lessons learned reports and final

project report as part of my project management and final practicum course

Acquired skills in Microsoft Project, Microsoft Visio, and Microsoft Access for database development

Successfully conducted a risk assessment case study of an organization’s information security assets using

the OCTAVE (Operationally Critical Threat, Assets, and Vulnerability Evaluation) method


Systems Analyst Certificate, Jun. 2009

A+ Certification, May 2000


Languages: C++, openGL

Software: Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint) MS Visual C++ 2010 Express, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Visio, Microsoft Sharepoint, QuickBooks 8.0, Matlab 2013, RapidMiner 5, VMWare Workstation 10

Databases: SQL *Plus, mySQL Workbench 6.2 CE, Microsoft SQL Server 2008, 2012, Microsoft Access

Methodologies: System Development Life Cycle (SDLC), OCTAVE (Operationally Critical Threat, Assets, and Vulnerability Evaluation) Method

Operating Systems: Windows, Linux

Cyber Security Tools: Wireshark, Centreon, Nessus, Zenmap, Nagios, FAN (Fully Automated Nagios), EncCase v7.07 (forensic tool)

Virtual Reality Tools: Autodesk 3ds Max, vrmlPad, Virtools


Graduate Assistantship Award – Jan. 2011 – Dec. 2015

Graduate Assistantship Award – Sep. 2007 – Dec. 2009

Bowie State University Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Service & Dedication to the Office of Admission – 2008

Dr. Harry Harden Jr. Black and African American Award – 2001

Montgomery College Award of Excellence - 2000

National Dean’s List Multiple Year Award – 2000

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society - 1999, 2000


Student Member, IEEE (The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), USA

Member, IEEE Young Professionals, Baltimore Chapter, MD, USA

Member, IEEE Computer Society, USA

Participant, Women in Cyber Security at Cyber Point International, Baltimore, MD, USA

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