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Engineer Management

Ashburn, Virginia, United States
August 15, 2018

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Lansdowne, VA 20176

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To whom it may concern:

I have 30 years of IT experience ranging from technician to architect. In the course of my career I have worked most aspects of technology from punch-down blocks to virtual networks. If you have a requirement for a person who can analyze an environment, the business requirements needed to deliver solutions and execute on those requirements, my skills can enable that function I have experience in, but not limited to the following aspects:

*Cloud Security

*Amazon Web Services


*NIST 800-53 guide lines

*Security audits

*Security evaluations

*Cloud Migration Strategies

*Network Operations

*Network monitoring tools

*Building ticketing work flows for NOC

*Trouble-shooting network and system incidents

*Architecting Systems

*Documenting Systems

*Designing Systems

*Deploying Systems

*System Design Life Cycle (SDLC)

*Defining process

*Documenting process

*Executing Process

*Leading teams

*Agile framework

*Mentoring team members

*Pre-Sales Engineering

*Proof of concept

*C level presentations


Booz Allen Hamilton March 2012 to Present

Mr. Boyden engaged in multiple projects within Booz Allen Hamilton. Below is a list of tasks/projects Mr. Boyden was assigned to accomplish.

Booz Allen Hamilton CSN NOC

2015 March 2015 to Present

Mr. Boyden is supporting the establishment of a CSN Network Operations Center to include, documentation, monitoring tools processes and procedures. Mr. Boyden served in the role of a Service Delivery Engineer who worked with client organizations to translate their business requirements into technical solutions. Mr. Boyden deployed the network management system (ScienceLogic) to manage the CSN network as well as defining the work flows for the Jira Service Desk ticketing system. Mr. Boyden facilitated the work of ScienceLogic to integrate the EM7 platform with Jira Service Desk defining criterial for that integration. During these efforts, Mr. Boyden participated in development team(s) Scrums to align operations with new capabilities being developed.

Booz Allen Hamilton CSN Architecture

December 2013 to March 2015

Mr. Boyden is part of the Cyber Security Network (CSN) infrastructure architecture team. In this capacity, he successfully led the Cyber Analytics Center (CAC) migration to the CSN. In addition, he created Architecture and System Design Documents (SDD) for Predictive Intelligence (PI) systems as well as the soon to be released Digital Production Platform (DPP). In the course of his work he also facilitated the Authority to Operate (ATO) process for PI systems to the CSN.

Booz Allen Hamilton NHLBI Conops August 2013 to November 2013

Mr. Boyden is supporting National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) in planning and executing a migration of their non-critical applications to an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) for Disaster Recovery and High Availability services. His focus is on the network and the Concept of Operations (CONOPS).

Booz Allen Hamilton OFR HPC June 2013 September 2013

Mr. Boyden supported US Treasury Office of Financial Research (OFR) in developing a Concept of Operations (CONOPS) for supporting their High Performance Computing (HPC) and HADOOP systems.

Booz Allen Hamilton NETL Cloud Migration May 2013 to June 2013

Mr. Boyden supported the National Energy Technology Laboratories (NETL) in assessing their network as they migrate to a Cloud based MicroSoft Office 365 offering. He is also working closely with the security group to ensure that the offering adheres to FISMA moderate guidelines.

Booz Allen Hamilton Census SLDC Oct 2012 to April 2013

Mr. Boyden worked with Census Decennial 2020 and Census IT to align their efforts with the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) process. He developed a roadmap for a Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) team to support the Census Decennial 2020 systems.

CSC April 2012 to Oct 2012

Sr. Cloud Management Architect

Mr. Boyden supported an internal Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) initiative for CSC. The underlying hardware that hosted the solution was built on the VCE Vblock with VMware and VMView as the desktop delivery engine. Mr. Boyden delivered a Concept Of Operations document that leveraged existing CSC Lines of Service (LOS) as the support group.

CSC Aug 2010 to April 2012

Sr. Cloud Management Architect

Mr Boyden was a member of the Cloud Compute for Government (CCFG) initiative within CSC to offer public cloud services to Federal customers with a FISMA moderate posture. The solution is based upon the VCE infrastructure. His role in the project is that of Integration into Operations lead. In this capacity he interfaced with all technology verticals to include the development team’s Virtualization, Compute, Storage and Security leads. He also provided direction to the managed network services Line of Service (LOS) utilizing Ionix Smarts/ESM and CA eHealth. In addition, he directed resources to enable for security services to be able to ingest log file data and push out AV and Host Intrusion Detection agents. In addition, Mr. Boyden was active in defining and executing the PO&M’s required to attain FISMA Moderate posture for the VCE component of the initiative.

Sr. Solution Architect

Mr. Boyden led a team that delivered a Project and Change Management System (PCMS) for a division of DISA (Defense Information Systems Agency). The solution was a work flow built upon the BMC Remedy product. In the course of the project Mr. Boyden coordinated technical resources in a diverse environment to deliver the solution while advising the customer on the best way to align the development of the tool with their change management process.

CSC/Federal Consulting Practice Oct-2008 to Aug-2010

Senior Product Specialist

In his role with FCP (Federal Consulting Practice), Mr. Boyden deployed and configured network management solutions for the DHS Stennis Data Center. In addition to working with the onsite personnel on SNMPv3 discovery he also provides level 3 support to the CSC Stennis Team.

Mr. Boyden also provided support for a CSC funded Cyber Lab to highlight the Intrinsically Secure Architecture (ISA). He led the team installing and configuring an Out of Band (OOB) management network. The entire suite of tools was hosted in a Virtual environment and managed by VCenter. One of his roles is to bridge between vendors and project management to ensure that delivered services aligned with the overall project plan. Among the suite of tools deployed were BMC ITSM 7.5, BMC ADDM, BMC BPPM, BMC BEM/SIM, EMC-Smarts, VisualAnalytics and LGB IA. The host operating systems fielded were a mix of Solaris, Linux and Windows.

EMC/Smarts Nov 2004- Oct 2008

Technical Consultant

As a pre-sales technical consultant for the EMC/Smarts product line, Mr. Boyden provided customers with solution sets that would address their enterprise management concerns. Mr. Boyden interacted with the various components that made up the operations center, bridging the gaps between the individual silos (Security, Engineering and Operations) to provide an end to end solution. In many cases, previously acquired point tools satisfied components of the customers’ requirements and were integrated into the solution.

As the lead engineer for the Air Force CITS sales effort, Mr. Boyden presented the EMC/Smarts solution in such a way that it was selected as the Fault Management system for the Air Force.

Mr. Boyden also designed and implemented the network management architecture for a managed service provider that supported Census, HHS and TSA. The architecture was designed to be scalable and support many more customers. It was predicated on a tiered approach whereby the service providers’ security posture was in full alignment with the end customers requirements.

Mr. Boyden has demonstrated a broad understanding of the multiple components that comprise an operations center and successfully worked to align these efforts. These included demonstrating the Smarts solution sets as they pertained to SAN management (through integration w/ECC), WAN protocol management as well as the core WAN/LAN capabilities.

Dyncorp/CSC, Chantilly, VA May 2002- Nov 2004

Principal Systems Engineer

Mr. Boyden acted in the role of a Principal Systems Engineer in support of the DISA INMS program. As additional management systems were integrated into the solution, Mr. Boyden was delegated to understand the new technologies and create the road map for integration of these tools.

In addition to supporting the program, Mr. Boyden was also dispatched to various Conus and OConus sites for support and planning purposes. Supported DISA INMS Program

Grace International Consulting, Sterling VA Sept 2000-May 2002

Senior Network Management Engineer

As a Senior Network Management Engineer, Mr. Boyden was part of an advance team that assisted Cable&Wireless Global Markets deliver a B2B solution for Standard Charter Bank. Although Mr. Boydens focus was on the management of the network, he demonstrated his breadth of experience by becoming a member of a team that performed an intensive security assessment of the proposed B2B effort.

International Network Systems/Lucent, Mclean VA Sept 1996- Sept 2000

Senior Network Systems Consultant

As a Senior Network Systems Consultant, Mr. Boyden had multiple customer engagements architecting, deploying and maintaining network management systems to include LAN/WAN and SAN’s (HDS). In addition, Mr. Boyden also performed assessments that allowed the client to understand gaps in their current solution set and take steps to remediate these.

The solution sets were vendor agnostic and chosen not because of vendor affiliation but because the offerings best fit the customers’ requirements. Customers included Cable&Wireless Global Markets, Primus, Sprint and Wallmart among others. In some of the engagements, the network elements were not SNMP compliant and Mr. Boyden worked with the customer to create a solution to instrument the elements for status.

INET/Wang, Bethesda MD Oct 1992- Sept 1996

Senior Network Systems Engineer

Mr. Boyden was part of a team that designed and deployed the initial INMS (integrated network management system) for DISA. The product then used was OSI’s NetExpert and utilized multiple interfaces for receiving network telemetry. Mr. Boyden was responsible for analyzing telemetry streams to determine meaningful events and have these processed by the application. Mr. Boyden also operated the INET lab from which tool capabilities were demonstrated to prospective customers.

Datapoint/Intelogic-Trace/Nortel 1984- 1992

Senior Field Engineer

Mr. Boyden started his career in technology as a field service engineer. His duties included, but were not limited to, performing on site maintenance and repair of complex IT computing and storage systems which required using scopes and meters to troubleshoot components. Mr. Boyden also installed and supported IVS telephony systems supporting such customers as Naval Federal Credit Union, Xerox and Rubbermaid


BA. History, University of Maryland, College Park (1977)

ITIL Foundation and Advanced Service Delivery certification.


Top Secret SSBI expired 2012

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