Sign in

Logistics Engineering, Technical Writing, IT, SCRUM, QA, CM

Frederick, MD
September 30, 2018

Contact this candidate


Eliot Portnoff


Business-Data Analyst/CM/ILS


M.S. Cyber Security, Hood College, Grad Date - 2020

Graduate Certificate – Intelligence Management, University of Maryland, Grad Date 2019

MBA – Lasalle University, completed 21 semester hours.,will transfer to other University

B.S. Information Systems Management, University of Maryland

B.S. Industrial Engineering, Florida International University Professional Summary

Highly qualified, U.S. Veteran with extensive experience providing oversight of Data, Configuration and Supply Chain Management, Quality Control, Integrated Logistics Support (ILS), Engineering, Manufacturing,, Cyber Security and Information Systems Management.

Technical Skills Summary

Microsoft Office Professional, Access, VISIO, Microsoft Project, Adobe, UNIX, SQL, Fortran, INFO, Auto Tester, Trusted Agent, Archer,Cyberscope, Max MRPII, SAP R/3, ESS, Manugistics, PVCS Tracker, Clear Case, Version Manager, DOORS, Robohelp, Live link and SharePoint. Experience

SENIOR CYBER INTELLIGENCE ANALYST July 2005 – July 2018 ActioNet Inc. (July2012- July 2018)

Energy Enterprise Solutions, LLC (August 2005 – July 2012) Responsibilities

Collects system and cyber intelligence data that describes the vulnerability and security status of Department of Energy (DOE) systems located throughout the United States.

Develops and tracks metrics to depict understanding of vulnerability shortfalls.

Tracks and records acquired information per various schedules. Information collected is transmitted to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) via the Cyberscope tool (Web site). Compilation of information includes system inventory, system weakness, Plan of Actions and Milestones and metrics.

Maintains, validates and verifies POA&M and system inventory data in Access and Archer database tools.

Verifies and validates data for accuracy and completeness; quality data is critical in assessing vulnerability and overall security posture of systems in relation to information risk watermarking, Authorization and Accreditation (A&A) and Authority to Operate (ATO) of various General Support Systems (GSS) and Classified systems.

Performs verification and validation on mass data; information systems are integrated within multiple domain housing environment storage areas, and networked throughout the complex DOE Enterprise architecture.

CORPORATE AFFAIRS MANAGER December 2004 – May 2005 Strategic Business Solutions, Inc.


Managed ISO9000 internal auditing for 50 sites having various IT system operational functions for 20 federal agency and Department of Defense components; this effort enabled passage of official ISO Annual Auditing with no major dysfunctional findings.

Position provided point of contact for deliverable production status to customers.

Provided technical editing and publication services to the DoD Washington Headquarters Services.

Charged with duties of Acting Human Resource Manager Eliot Portnoff 2 Page 703-***-****

ENGINEERING MANAGER October 2001 – December 2004

Avionics Specialties, Inc.


Managed engineering design staff of 15 personnel who provided technical writing, drafting, data library, and Materiel Requirements Planning (MRPII) services for aerospace defense systems including F-16, F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, C-130, C17, B1, B2 military aircraft systems.

Enforced adherence to product deliverable schedules per Supplier Data Requirements List

Worked with electrical, mechanical and computer programming staff and engineering SMEs to ensure drafting and writing deliverables were developed in line with specifications and build requirements.

Verified all deliverable document status from concept through approval in respect to Requirements Traceability Matrix; collaborated with engineering staff with the use of DOORS software.

Ensured Quality Control personnel were trained with the use of Failure Mode and Effects and Criticality

(FMECA) software; this testing is used to ensure electronic parts meet product design specifications.

Ensured drafting personnel were provided additional training in the use of AutoCAD software.

Ensured all department personnel were trained and followed Plant Safety and OSHA Regulations.

Monitored changes in metrics that depicted monthly and annual safety and injuries.

Counseled with Quality Assurance personnel to verify and validate data modification of drawings.

Created Engineering Change Proposal and Engineering Change Requirements records to order and track design change configuration items (drawing and documentation) technical data packages.

Counseled with Procurement staff to ensure materiel was stocked at efficient levels; this was critical to meeting Just in Time production schedules. This effort was repeated as necessary allowing production to be optimized for multiple Research and Design life-cycle product lines.

Verified and validated Bill of Material and Parts Lists (dash subcomponents trees) on a weekly schedule to ensure Material Requirements Planning (MRPII) relational database was accurate.

Charged with the duties of Project Manager for the Research and Development team of 3 product lines including the production, modification and sale of a wind tunnel for testing F-16 and F-35 aircraft instrument components.

Managed $20M development projects for several complex aerospace instrument component product lines.

Conducted monthly product life-cycle status presentations to Engineering Management and Customers.

Created work schedules and provided man-hour accounting data; counseled with contracting staff for pricing data of anticipated manufacturing modification and new production proposals.

Improved delivery of finished deliverables and cleared backlog of unfinished production.

Performed duties of Chairman of Configuration Control Board.

Reported project status per Engineering Value Management System (EVMS) data.

Served as Point of Contact between Avionics Specialties and its customers; the establishment of effective liaison communications with customers enabled the production of quality deliverables while reducing delivery risk. Deliverables were submitted within expected parameters having minimal schedule slippage. SYSTEM ENGINEERING MANAGER March 1999 – October 2001 Strategic Business Solutions, Inc.


Performed Configuration Management duties in support of software modifications and system build efforts for systems owned and operated by the Military Traffic Management Command (MTMC).

Managed technical data library and supporting library referencing database.

Managed Problem Report data and its supporting Microsoft Access database.

Responsible for code patch management, procurement and logistics of world-wide CONUS and OCONUS platforms; this effort supported the deployment and maintenance of several hundred systems. Eliot Portnoff 3 Page 703-***-****

SOFTWARE TEST ENGINEER January 1998 – March 1999



Managed the production and quality control of functional test plans for Chain Management Logistics Information System developed by IMI Systems (similar to SAP/R3).

Developed and edited Standard Operating Procedures.

Developed and edited test documentation and reports for UNIX OS modifications.

Performed Verification and Validation of system performance per test scenarios; ensured test documentation remained in step with ongoing system development.

Performed Business analyst functions; counseled with customers for desired system modification. SYSTEM ENGINEER/BUSINESS ANALYST May 1996 – January 1998 Unisource Worldwide Inc.


Provided technical writing to for system training manuals supporting the evolution of the development and integration of a modern automated logistics system SAP/R3) replacing Legacy OS based functions.

Translated customer business requirements into technical requirements.

Managed the programming of instances of replicated training data and their uploading into distributed client server environments using Autotester as a data loading tool.

Developed User Manuals and system support documentation.

Uploaded version productions of various system, training and requirements documentation into intranet servers using Robohelp HTML conversion tool.

Served as Business Analyst having discussions with system SMEs and SAP programing personnel ensuring training data and system functions were sustained in sync with working and production environments.

Coordinated with system programmers and support personnel to ensure the proper distribution of finished versions of training systems at 10 training sites throughout the United States.

Wrote, edited and verified system test documentation.

Tested system to version baseline functionality per system specifications and scenario test plans.

Produced training documentation and associated material to support monthly training.

Ensured training system code was stored in a safe and accessible per disaster and recovery requirements.

Developed Data Flow Diagrams using Visio software. QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER December 1994 – November 1995 ManTech Services Inc.


Provided Quality Assurance Management for maintenance and shop floor build documentation supporting various Department of Defense weapons systems, i.e. Air Force Tanker aircraft and commercial manufactured products, i.e. Golf Club Cars golf course cars.

Ensured organization adhered to ISO9000 standards in order to maintain competitive contracting and produce quality products.

Performed quality review of test system maintenance manuals; followed instructions while ensuring accuracy of graphics. Edited documentation and graphics after performing physical (pseudo) repair and replace of unit circuit boards. Ensured documentation was edited with accurate information.

Ensured unit and subunit system documentation was properly marked with Warning and Caution symbology and notation flags per industry standard guidance, i.e. Military Standard (MIL-STD) and Society of Automotive Engineering (SAE) publications. Eliot Portnoff 4 Page 703-***-****

CONFIGURATION SPECIALIST/DATA MANAGER April 1987 – December 1994 Arthur D. Little


Charged with the duties of Configuration Manager.

Served as Technical Editor providing oversight of all product data deliverables.

Created Standard Operating Procedures.

Developed writing style guide and other Standard Operating Procedures.

Managed the production and editing of complex technical data deliverables for a Computer Aided Manufacturing System known as Rapid Acquisition of Manufactured Parts. This system was a working function of the Department of Defense Joint Computer Aided Logistics Systems (JCALS) program.

Enforced adherence to product deliverable schedules per Contract Data Requirements List. CONFIGURATION MANAGER/PROGRAMMER March 1986 – April 1987 Aero flex Systems Corporation


Maintained Configuration Management database for Ohio Class Trident Submarine (SSBN) system.

Managed maintenance scheduling of Ship Alterations (SHIPALTS) in support of General Dynamics.

Charged with personnel security duties including obtaining, maintaining and deactivating clearances issued by Defense Industrial Security Agency (DISA).

Managed industrial facilities clearances issued by for shipyards and US Navy ships using database developed on INFOVAX OS.

Managed integration and maintenance scheduling for AEGIS Ballistic Missile (BMD) System on Navy Burke Class Destroyer Guided Missile Cruisers (DDG).

Managed technical data packages for Aero Flex Labs, NY designed electronic motor systems for NASA Space Shuttle System.

Provided technical editing for Eaton Electronics, NY. Automated Configuration Management functions and business processes for American Electronics Laboratory, PA.

Managed integration of business processes that improved development of engineering data, i.e. weapons systems, i.e. US Army Electronic Warfare (EWSM) Tactical Signal Jamming System (TACJAM).

Achieved reduction of approximately $25M of cost savings to the program by advancing program development and production schedules.

Provided guidance during functional and physical audits of various subsystems of 4 major weapons systems including the production their electronic test and maintenance equipment.

Improved accuracy of Configuration Status Accounting depicting true configuration baselines.

Ensured forward fit (manufacturing) and back-fit modifications were included in design change data.

Managed Engineering Change and Emergency Proposal modifications and reports. DATA PROCESSING MANAGER October1985 – March 1986

American Security Bank


Managed Data Processing staff of 20 personnel in the Financial Operations Division.

Responsible for the production, storage and retrieval of microfiche records, fiduciary forms and records.

Managed the printing, finished production and timely distribution of financial reports, and dissemination of thousands of monthly produced retirement fund checks with the use of an IBM 360 Mainframe OS.

Managed the procurement of computer system tools and production material from various vendors.

Reduced costs of production by 2 million dollars; monitored available supply and various vendor costs.

Managed the storage of millions of historical financial and bank operations information stored in a 50,0002 feet offsite warehouse. Ensured storage was current with fire code and safety regulations.

Improved disaster and recovery; validated physical and electronic data were stored in offsite storage.

Managed monthly costing data; analyzed monetary and supply requirements to meet work production. Eliot Portnoff 5 Page 703-***-****

FACILITIES MANAGER September 1983 – October 1985

TDX, Cable and Wireless


Counseled with Switch Management specialists to analyze geographic switch build requirements.

Procured, installed and maintained telephone company switch equipment throughout the United States.

Managed operations and configuration of voice and data transmission line infrastructure.

Counseled with site engineers to ensure problems were identified and repaired

Provided support for corporate transition using per industry divestiture planning requirements. MAINTENACE AND LOGISTICS OFFICER July 1979 – July 1983 U.S. Navy


Managed Navy’s Preventive Maintenance Control System (PMCS) Logistics in support of the operational readiness and mission capability of 21 A-7 Fighter Bomber aircraft.

Managed aircraft logbooks, materiel procurement and inventory of aircraft parts.

Supervised library storing Safety, NATOPS and Naval Air (NAVAIR) Maintenance publications.

Ensured publication changes were managed and integrated in a timely manner.

Managed Aircraft Operational Availability Status Reporting between squadron and Naval Air Atlantic Fleet (NAVAIRLANT).

Charged with the duties of the creation, storage and dissemination of classified messaging.

Managed oversight of 19 squadron level maintenance shops ensuring status and workmanship.

Coordinated with ship for major overhaul of aircraft systems; i.e. aircraft engine maintenance.

Counseled with naval pilots to collect aircraft operational concerns and dysfunctional items (gripes).

Managed aircraft logbooks and records; recorded various daily and major maintenance fixes. Ensured aircraft were officially authorized to fly and perform mission capability.

Tracked parts availability on designated cannibalization aircraft. Retrofitted new parts per availability.

Counseled with Materiel Procurement specialists on the availability and ordering of parts.

Contact this candidate