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Engineer Project

Elkridge, MD
April 25, 2014

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Derek A. Moses

**** ******** *****,

Apt# ***

E lk r idge, MD 21075

Home Phone: 561-***-****

Willing to Relocate: Yes

Work Experience

PCI-SM – Network Design, Test, In tegrations, Support, and Training – July 2009 to Aug


Work as a Network/System/Security Engineer performed technical designing, testing and

assisting in the creation of standard baselines for future Next Generation Communications

Data Centers throughout the multiple network communication arenas which includes

L AN/CAN/WAN. Through testing I was able to provide (Integration, Validation, Verification

( IV &V) of various infrastructure including but limiting to Data Center, WAN/CAN/LAN and

C ross Domain Solution “CDS” platforms. I took the role as In tegration Lead which played a

major part in leading my team to creation of solutions to unknown common issues that

s takeholders needed SME support. Used leadership skills learned by US Army &

Contractor environment to create project plans that was delivered and approved by

s takeholders with high appraisals. Experience working with multiple departments

ensuring designs are compatible with the network enterprise/Data Centers/Security

Boundary platforms. Tested multiple platforms using Spirent Test Center and collection of

data using ACE Live, Riverbed, and other various data packet toolsets. Configured multiple

routing protocols such as with OSPF, BGP, RIP, STP, VLAN, Port Channel, VPC, VRF,

VRRP, HSRP, ACL on routers and switches : Cisco 3700 series switches, Cisco 7600 series

routers, Cisco CRS series routers, Cisco Data Center Nexus series routers, Cisco ASA 5500

series, Brocades SX & M LX series routers, McAfee Sidewinders v7.0/1, multiple crypto KG

series routers (175-A/B, 340), and Nortell OMEs. In tegration Lab Team Lead for VOIP

i nfrastructure using Cisco CUCM, Unity, and MeetingPlace. Maintained integration data

center used for enterprise solutions by creating an Active Directory “AD” infrastructure

baseline on (Window’s XP/ Win 7, Server 2008 R2, Server 2012, and Linux

“ Fedora/Unbutu/RH/CentOS” OS). Created XenDestop & XenServer VDI environment

w ithin the integration and testing environment for Nex-Gen solutions. Provided

p rocurement documents for required equipment utilized to maintain the baseline

a rchitecture. Installed and maintained VMware 5.1 data center infrastructure. Deployed

and performed Tier3 support to various HP Thin client models, vir tual clients, and data

center system enterprise for Next Generation desktop IT Efficiency. Certified in Brocade

Certified Network Engineer (BCNE) and CompTIA Security +. Completed Isilon Admin

course for Storage administration. Strong knowledge in using MS Office suite (PowerPoint,

Word, Project, Visio, Excel).

Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) - Network In tegrations & Support – January 2008 to

J une 2009

Worked as a Deployment Network integrator and System maintainer with CSC. Assisted

w ith the installation of network and server equipment for customer LAN/CAN/WANs and

Data Centers. Maintained different environment which includes Window’s Server 2003,

L inux Red Hat, and early Centrify solution for Linux to Windows AD environment.

I nstalled Cisco 2900 & 3800 series routers, Cisco 3700 switches. Installed and configured

power towers. Provided network configuration of Dell 1950, 2950, and 6950 servers.

Established inventory documents for accountability of all equipment. Enforced system

access, operation, maintenance, and disposition in accordance with local practices and

policies. Provided insight on ways to improve network capability for better communication

to Project Managers.

Deployed and worked as a Satelli te Communication (SATCOM ) and Campus Area Network

(CAN) maintainer. Provided maintenance support for OGA in Bagram, Afghanistan.

Assisted with installing a 6.3m dish and a satelli te communication shelter. Participated in

testing procedures for accreditation on Satellite equipment. Maintained Comtech satellite

modems 5650 and 3650 plus satellite modem switch, H igh Power Amplifier -HPA, 7135

A ntenna Control Unit (ACU) “ automatic t racking”, NMACS Software “ Controls all

satelli te equipment by remote”, Firebird 6000 for black and red satellite testing, Spectrum

A nalyzer, Up and Down Converters. Participated in the installation of CISCO 3845

routers, Cisco 3750 & 6509 switches, and Cisco 7900 VOIP phones, and KG-175 and K IV-19

c ryptographic devices. Maintained Line of Sight equipment (LOS) (i.e. Motorola's

O rthogon and Gigabeam's G1.25). Provided user’s with technical network support.

Established inventory documents for accountability of all equipment. Enforced system

access, operation, maintenance, and disposition in accordance with local practices and

policies. Provided insight on ways to improve network capability for better communication

to Project Managers.

U.S. Army- ACO Current Ops/Training In tegration NCO- September 2004 – July 2007

Served in the ARMY Cryptologic Operations Office. Coordinated operational issues to

p revent potential impacts on Army, I NSCOM and associated critical intelligence units.

Coordinated designs and integrations of RF systems into current operations, based upon

requirements interpreted from forward commands. U tilized knowledge of Department of

A rmy architecture and understanding of operations to perform and lead RF Testing,

E valuations, and integrations for military SIGINT systems. Provided t raining to all armed

services using collections and analysis tools. Operated, tested, deployed, and t rained with

members of the Air Force In telligence (AIA) and the Naval Security Group(NSG) service

members on various makes and models of Satelli te and VSAT communications equipment,

and cellular technology. Provided experience in driving multimillion-dollar projects globally.

A ided in the establishment of key program deliverables, with planning, fielding, operating,

and managing tactical Army SIGINT systems. Provided awareness of Army SIGINT polices

i n addition to creating and reviewing Contingency Operations Plans (CONOPs), Standard

Operating Procedures (SOPs), and other technical documentation in support of systems

i ntegration management efforts. Led program upgrades, architecture development, and

performed test and evaluations on communication equipment and software that are

currently used to support forward deployed personnel. Additionally, has a strong

background in communications capabilities and systems availability.

Worked as a SIGINT collection and signals analysis technician in positions of increasing

responsibility, for over 6 years. Reported critical information on possible targets within

various Areas of Responsibility (AOR). Recognized as the Subject Matter Expert on

rotating shifts for the Signal Development Center and was responsible for the analysis of

communications signals for current operational hot spots around the globe. Solid knowledge

of a wide range of RF signal processing missions and demodulation techniques. Performed

collection, identification and signals analysis of all communications activity in support of

c ritical DoD missions. Provided t raining and classes on signals analysis techniques against

analog and digital communications signals. Gained certifications in Signals Analysis via

both the Basic and Intermediate Courses (450 and 451). Experienced in the intercept,

demodulation, demultiplexing of signals by using hardware/software and the analysis and

reporting tools, Mar tes/Wedlock, BlackMagic, and XBit.

P rofessional Accomplishments

• Led fielding of a special purpose system to the field while deployed in direct support of

Operation I raqi Freedom

• Supported fielding of special purpose systems to Combine Joint Task Force 76 from

Operational Needs Statements

• Coordinated critical system t raining for over 200 active duty and national guards


Excelsior College

MBA (in-progess)

Western Governors University, 2009

BS Information Technology

G rad 2009

University of Phoenix, Columbia, MD

A .A., Liberal Ar ts

G rad 2006

A dditional Information

M ili tary Training /Training

Basic Signal Analyst, Pensacola, FL, 1998 to 1999. Completed at top 10% of class

H AZMAT, Schofield Barracks, H I, 1999 to 1999. Received hazardous material t raining

P LDC, Schofield Barracks, H I, 2000 to 2000. Primary Leadership Course; graduated with


I ntermediate Signals Analysis Course, Pensacola, FL, 2001 to 2001. Completed at top 10%

of class

Basic Non-Commission Officer Course, Schofield Barracks, H I, 2004 to 2004. Received

superior rating in Leadership.

DRT operators course, 2004 to 2004. Trained on using and conducting t raining using DRT


Oneroof, Columbia, MD, 2005 to 2005. Trained in basic install and systems upgrades on

Oneroof servers.

Tetley, Ft. Meade, MD, 2005 to 2005. Trained using Tetley equipment with Rover software.

VSAT V5, Fort Monmouth, NJ, 2006 to 2006. Trained using V5 Trojan equipment for

satelli te communications

Tower Climbing Rescue Course

F iber optic and coaxial cable class

Brocade Certified Network Engineer- BCNE Certified (2010)

Security + Certified (2011)

Spirent Test Center (2010)

Isilon storage administration (2012)

OpenStack cloud course (2012)


Earned a Joint Commendation Medal for Outstanding Signals Analysis

Earned Army Commendation Medal for Tech Lead

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