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Manager Engineer

Location:
United States
Salary:
120+
Posted:
August 13, 2018

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Career Summary

Thirty Two years of Information Technology industry and management experience.

Twenty Four years of enterprise system administration of Cisco, Novell, Microsoft Desktop and Server operating systems, Microsoft Exchange, and Red Hat Enterprise.

Seventeen years of enterprise systems and desktop experience in support of 24 hour operations.

Seven years of Information Assurance (IA) evaluation, three years of penetration testing experience for the Joint Interoperability Testing Command (JITC).

Over Eighteen years classroom teaching and mentoring experience at the Community College level.

Proven ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

Proven track record of independent enterprise problem solving and project management success.

Highly proficient leadership, and excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Professional Experience

All Native Group, (NETCOM) Sierra Vista, AZ

Sr. Systems Engineer/ Deputy Program Manager

December 2017 – Present

Provide leadership and mentoring to technical staff.

Support Program Manager, handle daily operations of NETCOM PAQR team.

Monitor and analyze Army network for impact of hardware and software integration on existing systems, report findings and make appropriate recommendations.

Manage multiple projects and program deliverables with a high degree of accuracy and success.

Define and communicate project milestones and progress to all levels of management and staff.

Review documentation to ensure technical details correctly reflect system requirements and specifications.

Effectively communicate authoritative technical advice to customers and team members by examining and evaluating collected data. Provide alternative solutions to satisfy specified requirements.

Coordinate and participate in meetings with representatives of other activities to exchange technical information and ideas.

Establish and maintain a test equipment to ensure swift deployment of people and equipment if required.

Evaluate new network change requests for feasibility and adherence to network requirements in accordance with guidance from senior leadership.

Global Dimensions, (NETCOM) Sierra Vista, AZ

Sr. Systems / Active Directory SME

August 2017 – December 2017

Evaluate new network change requests for feasibility and adherence to network requirements in accordance with guidance from senior leadership.

Analyze impact of proposed hardware and software integration on existing systems / programs and make appropriate recommendations.

Manage multiple projects and program deliverables with a high degree of accuracy and success.

Define and communicate project milestones and progress to all levels of management and staff.

Review documentation to ensure technical details correctly reflect system requirements and specifications.

Effectively communicate authoritative technical advice to customers and team members by examining and evaluating alternative solutions to satisfy specified requirements.

Coordinate meetings with representatives of other activities to exchange technical information and ideas.

Establish and maintain a virtual test network environment to validate group policy and other related changes / updates.

Apply security policies per established configuration management guidelines.

Provide leadership and mentoring to junior engineering staff.

SMS Data Products, (NETCOM) Sierra Vista, AZ

Sr. Network Engineer / Project Manager

July 2014 – April 2015 and Nov 2015 – August 2017

Evaluate new projects and products for network requirements and determine project feasibility in accordance with requirements guidance from senior leadership.

Manage multiple projects and program deliverables with a high degree of accuracy and success.

Define and communicate project milestones and progress to all levels of management and staff.

Analyze impact of proposed hardware and software integration on existing systems / programs and make appropriate recommendations.

Review documentation to ensure technical details correctly reflect system requirements and specifications.

Effectively communicate authoritative technical advice to customers and team members by examining and evaluating alternative solutions to satisfy specified requirements.

Coordinate meetings with representatives of other activities to exchange technical information and ideas.

Manage all networking aspects of multiple projects to ensure connectivity and performance as expected.

Provide detailed analysis and recommendations in support of acquisition decisions according to Government customer requirements.

Manage and maintain operational network equipment and systems in test lab to ensure project testing success.

Apply security policies per established configuration management guidelines.

ScriptSave, Tucson, AZ

Information Technology Infrastructure Manager

April 2015 – Nov 2015

Manage, counsel and mentor the in-house Helpdesk, Network and System Admin team.

Evaluate new projects and products for network requirements and determine project feasibility in accordance with requirements guidance from senior leadership.

Track and manage multiple projects and deliverables with a high degree of accuracy and success.

Define and communicate project milestones and progress to all levels of management and staff.

Analyze impact of proposed hardware and software integration on existing systems / programs and make appropriate recommendations.

Manage and maintain operating system and 3rd party software and licensing.

Review documentation to ensure technical details correctly reflect system requirements and specifications.

Effectively communicate authoritative technical advice to senior leadership and team members by examining and evaluating alternative solutions to satisfy specified requirements.

Coordinate meetings with representatives of Development and Quality Teams to exchange technical information and ideas.

Manage the overall security posture of all existing network and server and desktop systems.

Manage and prioritize helpdesk service and change requests as required.

Manage and maintain operational network equipment and systems to ensure smooth production operations.

TASC Inc. (formerly Northrop Grumman): (JITC) Ft. Huachuca, AZ

Cyber Security Analyst / Senior Systems Administrator / Team Lead

August 2006 – July 2014

Responsible for the successful performance of all Information Technology activities for the Global Information Grid Network Test Facility (GNTF) at the Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC)

Planned and installed a complex Active Directory network environment to include Microsoft Exchange e-mail services and PKI (smart card) deployment.

Data Center management to include, storage solutions, backup and recovery solutions, systems virtualization and support services to include Hyper-V, and VMware.

Provide DoD PKI / certificate expertise and support to multiple vendors and test support personnel.

Plan coordinate and conduct systems analysis and cyber vulnerability assessments on systems brought to the JITC for APL / RTS testing per Security Technical Implementation Guidelines (STIG) and Unified Capabilities Requirements (UCR).

Perform Interoperability (IO) and Information assurance (IA) testing as needed and provide detailed Test Discrepancy Reports (TDRs).

Collect and analyze data and complete test reports used to provide recommendations of IT products, based on their security posture to the US Army Unified Capabilities (UC) and Approved Products List (APL).

Provide supervision and guidance to team members and interns both directly and in the form of instructions/procedures and enforce corporate and government customer policies.

Work to provide conflict resolution to team members, vendors and our Government customer to resolve difficult and often controversial decisions regarding test procedures, test conduct, or test results.

TASC Inc. (formerly Northrop Grumman): (JITC) Ft. Huachuca, AZ

Cyber Security Analyst / Senior Systems Administrator / Team Lead

Continued…

Conduct cyber security assessments on systems under test by following NIST 800-42 guidelines. This consisted of active network mapping, vulnerability scanning, password cracking, penetration testing and audit log analysis.

Evaluate Information Systems, VoIP (Voice over IP) and network components according to Department of Defense Instructions 8100.3/.5 for the DSN (Defense Switched Network) Information Assurance Test team.

Review performance of Information Systems to determine costs, productivity levels and future requirements to Government customer.

Work with Government customer and fellow contractors to provide authoritative technical advice to customers and team members by examining and evaluating alternative solutions to satisfy stated customer requirements.

Analyze impact of proposed software and hardware purchases on existing systems / programs and make appropriate recommendations.

Investigate, propose and install a network storage solution to provide a central repository for test data.

Ensure weekly SQL backups and server backups are completed and placed on appropriate backup server.

Provide detailed diagrams and documentation for network and equipment status and recommend updates / changes for the future growth.

Configure, operate, monitor, and evaluate IT systems for optimal performance as required.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems: (JITC) Ft. Huachuca, AZ

Network Engineer / Defense Messaging Systems Administrator

February 2005 – August 2006

Manage and maintain all information systems (Servers and LAN Equipment) in the Defense Message System Lab and ensure that they were at the proper STIG (Software Technical Implementation Guides) and patch level according to established configuration management guidelines.

Develop and Implement lab policies, Interface with the Government customer and lab managers at other test facilities.

Evaluate Field Engineering Notices, Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts, Advisory notices, and technical documentation for clarity, security, and to ensure that they met the contracted requirements.

Troubleshoot problems with encryption devices and software encryption tokens as required.

Execute test events. Perform on-site data collection, conduct data analysis and report test results.

Track program milestones and prepare weekly status program reports.

Operate as the ISSO (Information Systems Security Officer) when required.

Cochise College: Sierra Vista, AZ

Associate Faculty Member / Mentor

January 2001 – Present

Prepare lesson plans, assignments, exams and required metrics to evaluate students against common criteria.

Develop and present course materials in a classroom environment.

Teach multiple information technology related courses for the Computer Information Systems department to include the networking degree capstone, introduction to firewalls, and the Windows Desktop and Server / Active Directory classes.

Create and maintain College CIS classroom LAN infrastructure in support of CIS class work to include Cisco routers and switches, Microsoft Windows servers and workstations (virtual and host systems) and a Windows Deployment Server.

Provide mentoring support for the College Internship program.

Support full-time instructional staff as required.

Support the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) program.

Education

Masters of Science in Computer Information Systems Capella University

Graduated 2014, 3.86 GPA

Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems Park University

Graduated 2009, 3.86 GPA

Associate of Applied Science in Network Technology Cochise College

Graduated 2005, 4.0 GPA

Certifications/Courses

Comptia A+ / Network +

ISC2 CISSP

EC Council CNDA / CEH

Microsoft MCP



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