Abaynesh S. Mekuria, CEH, EC Council
703-***-**** email@example.com Montclair, VA 22025
IT Security Information Analyst
Highly organized and detail-oriented with over 10 years’ experience providing thorough and skillful in the IT and an Accountant
Dedicated and focused; able to prioritize and complete multiple tasks and follow through to achieve project goals. Able to solve problems to grow positive relationships with clients and colleagues at all organizational levels.
Proficient in software development life cycle including FISMA artifacts and SW Testing - test plan development, test case creation, test execution and bug tracking.
Enjoy learning new tools and technologies.
ITIL v3 Accounting Computer Networking
Software Testing Quality Assurance Cybersecurity Analyst
INFORMATION SECURITY ANALYST, MJHS Group Corporation 2014 – 2018
Performed Certification and Accreditation (C&A)/(SA&A) process, ensuring that management; operational and technical controls for securing either sensitive Security Systems or IT Systems are in place and are followed according to federal guidelines (NIST 800-53). This included ensuring that appropriate steps were taken to implement information security requirements for IT systems throughout their life cycle, from the requirements definition phase through disposal. Additional responsibilities included assurance of vulnerability mitigation, training on C&A tools, supporting System Test and Evaluation (ST&E) efforts and other support to the IT Security Offices.
Validated IT key controls to identify control risks, analyze root causes and trends in potential control weaknesses. Review and analyze existing policies that includes processes and business best practice for completeness and compliance with NIST requirements. Provide suggestions new controls to meet compliance standards where applicable. Conducted compliance assessments reviews to ensure that the organization follows applicable control requirements such as conduct a cyber-security review of major financial applications and identified gaps between current practices and leading practices requirements and propose security policy changes to management. Primarily, we assessed the entity’s internal control environments based on the control objectives NIST Special Publication 800-53, Rev.4 to make it easier for general and business process control activities.
Involved in the team to work with IT department information owners to ensure that the Policies and Procedures are reviewed, revised, approved and published in the Microsoft Share point application.
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SOFTWARE TESTER, Washington Gas 2014
Washington Gas – March-October 2014 – Software Tester - TSGi
Participated in high level meetings such as in requirements review meetings to review requirements analysis and testing phases of SDLC. Interacted with the Business team by preparing meeting notes, and distributing with the team and assigned to update weekly status reports for the team.
Served as administrator for Google Drive and was responsible to distributed updated information through the team on timely manner.
Reviewed business requirements and developed test scripts. Assisted the team lead preparing test environment, such as draft the test plan and test cases formats per the requirement. Interacted with developers and performed Functional Testing using the test environment (EAI testing adapter/tool). Enterprise Application Integration
Provide documentation, testing issues tracking in JIRA.
Updated, loaded deliverable files for the client using SharePoint and documented information. Assigned Documenting Test Documents Using MS Office Tools, and Performed UAT Testing.
Software Performance Test Analyst / Quality Assurance Tester
Developed Test Cases, developed Automation Test Scripts using HP (Mercury) and Quick Test Professional (QTP)
Worked with Performance test team, performed Black Box and User Acceptance Testing that includes Data Validation of the data flow from the front-end to the back-end by executing SQL scripts.
Used test management software (Quality Center) to execute test cases and report defects that follow created reports and tracked defects in the modified code.
Participated in walk thru sessions at reviewed test plans. Bugs were reported to Developers and after fixed regression testing was performed.
EDUCATION – CERTIFICATIONS – TRAINING
BA Degree in Accounting.
AA Degree in Computer Networking.
Certifications: Security+, September 2012TILv3, October 2012 Network+, February 2013 Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)