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Telecommunications Manager

Location:
Fort George G. Meade, Maryland, United States
Salary:
75000
Posted:
November 25, 2018

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Elliott N. Thweatt, III

**** ********* ****, ******, ** 21144

ac7shd@r.postjobfree.com

Professional Strengths

Highly motivated management professional with excellent oral/written communication skills and complex problem-solving skills that bring ease to interorganizational collaboration efforts to achieve success.

Security Status

United States Department of Defense - Secret (Current) – Dec 2014

Education

Liberty University

Master of Science in Project Management

Projected graduation in May 2021

Liberty University

Master of Arts in Executive Leadership

Sept 2016

Virginia State University

Bachelor of Individualized Studies with concentration in Industrial Technology

May 2001

Employment

Department of the Air Force Joint Base San Antonio May 2016 – Jun 2017

Telecommunications Specialist / GS-11 (40 hours/week)

Performed work involved in developing, refining, and complying with telecommunications systems planning and policy direction including short- and/or long-range planning.

Maintained all Giant Voice platforms for 5 bases within the Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA) area with 96% operational reliability.

Maintained the JBSA Land Mobile Radio (LMR) System for all of the tenant units of 7 military bases in with 95% operability efficiency.

Related user requirements to existing technology, policies and priorities, systems capabilities, available technology and services, operating practices and procedures, terms/conditions of systems and service contracts, equipment and staffing requirements, and costs and funding of current and future telecommunications equipment and systems requirements.

Reviewed plans and specifications for adequate analysis and justification of requirements, realistic cost estimates, implementation dates, and consideration of supporting requirements such as scheduling, deliveries, availability of installation and test personnel, site preparation, and similar concerns.

Monitored contractor performance and serves in a liaison capacity between contractors and Air Force officials to resolve a wide variety of problems involving high value telecommunication systems.

Provided expert Public Assistance (PA) service for General Officer level events

Turning Point Global Solutions San Antonio, Texas Oct 2015 – May 2016

Communications Specialist (40 hours/week)

Processed 300 Defense Health Agency (DHA) Enterprise Integration (EI) approved circuit requests with 98.5% error-free efficiency.

Supported major government projects to include Non-secure Internet Protocol Router Network (NIPRNET), Emulated Local Area Network (ELAN) Migration, Tele-pharmacy, European Circuit Upgrade, Medical System Network (MEDNET) Refresh and data transitions.

Developed quarterly Review and Revalidation (R&R) Reports.

Reported to the Medical Health System (MHS) Circuit Management Project Manager and the Vice President of Telecom Services.

Expedited circuits to support Department of Defense (DoD) war efforts.

Department of the Air Force Ramstein, Germany May 2014 – Jun 2015

Telecommunications Project Manager / GS-11 (40 hours/week)

Planned 13 short/long range project objectives addressing essential communications and information systems budgetary and legal requirements. Major project was Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM) System

Implemented telecommunication programs and special projects. Monitored the installation of telecommunications systems.

Coordinated project expectations with MAJCOM, base officials and working groups, manufactures, vendors, customers and engineering/installation personnel.

Reviewed, analyzed and resolved difficult and complex technical problems with installation wide and external interoperability, circuits, switches, distribution, satellite linkages and networking.

Organized studies to develop Base Blueprint and advised squadron leadership and Base level Cyber Systems Integrator (CSI-B) on innovative developments and advances in telecommunications techniques.

United States International Development Consortium Fairfax, VA Aug 2011 - Jan 2012

Contracts Support Manager (40 hours/week)

Supervised the logistical support and material requisitions/shipping in support of five (5) contracts for our Iraq and Afghanistan theatres of operation.

Provided daily reports on all theatres of activity to the corporate leadership.

Represented the company on project conference calls to discuss issues, risks and mitigations.

Developed solicitations and evaluated responses; compiled bidders' list from qualified applications, knowledge of suppliers, or other sources.

United States International Development Consortium Iraq Mar 2010 - Aug 2011

Project Coordinator (84 hours/week)

Supervised 12 personnel in the implementation and testing of facilities & telecommunications equipment; major project provided telecommunications infrastructure for five Iraqi Air Forces Bases emanating from Baghdad to three different provinces.

Directed and organized site surveys to validate and/or clarify the scope of work.

Rome Research Corporation Fort Meade, MD Sep 2008 - Mar 2010

Telecommunications Specialist (40 hours/week)

Conducted the day-to-day operation and maintenance of $750 million satellite communication systems and networks, including combinations of defense Satellite Communications System (DSCS) and Wideband Global Satellite (WGS) X-band satellite earth terminals.

Conducted the duties associated with configuring, establishing, troubleshooting, and maintenance of various transmission equipment such as up-converters, down-converters, crypto modules, fiber optic modems, Promina 800, Multiplexer Integration and DCSS Automation System (MIDAS) AN/USC-63, Switch Multiplexer Unit (SMU), Multiplexer Integration and Digital Communications Satellite Subsystems Automated System (MIDAS) terminalsHigh Power Amplifier/Low Noise Amplifier (HPA/LNA), SIPRNET/NIPRNET, patch panels, and a variety of different testing equipment such as digital multi-meters, spectrum analyzers, firebird 6000, etc. in support of Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM) and Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) directed Strategic and Tactical/Deployed mission customers.

Generated/Updated Reports: FDMA reports, Hazardous Conditions (HazCons), Situation Reports (SITREP), Detailed Outage Reports (DOR), Casualty Reports (Casreps), and SATCOM Equipment Reports (SER) as required.

Maintained master station logs, files, and COMSEC material accountability for cryptographic keying material, COMSEC keys, and publications of concern and circuit level and distribution frame records.

Provided video teleconferencing service and maintenance on a weekly basis for executive staff interaction.

Department of the Army Fort Meade, MD Jun 2007 - Feb 2008

SATCOM Terminal Coordinator (40 hours/week)

Planned and directed the day-to-day installation, operation, and maintenance of $750 million satellite communication systems and networks, which include strategic, tactical and commercial interfaces and gateways.

Supervised 42 personnel in their duties associated with configuring, establishing, troubleshooting, and maintenance of various transmission equipment in support of Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM) and Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) directed Strategic and Tactical/Deployed mission customers.

Supervised the maintenance of the master station logs, files, and COMSEC material accountability for cryptographic keying material, COMSEC keys, and publications of concern and circuit level and distribution frame records.

Developed and evaluated operation and maintenance procedures for satellite communication systems.

Provided comprehensive technical and administrative oversight and advice to the Director on telecommunications and personnel matters and assistance to employees.

Independently reviewed and interpreted telecommunication guidance, policy and direction received from higher echelons (battalion, brigade and DISA), and evaluated their impacts on current operations, applicability and advisability of implementation, effect on future technological requirements and influence on the mission.

Professional Training

ITIL certification (Nov 2018)

PMP boot camp (certification testing Dec 2018)

Security+ boot camp (certification testing Dec 2018)

Spectrum XXI (July 2016)

Communications and Information (C&I) Systems Planning (Dec 2014)

Maintenance Management (May 2008)

U. S. Army Microwave Systems Managers Course (June 2005) (honor graduate)



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