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Plainfield, Illinois, United States
January 17, 2017

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Dominic Castro **** Paradise Circle, Plainfield, IL 312-***-****

Professional Profile

Senior Information Security professional with a solid track record of identifying, deploying, and mitigating risk controls to support the network. Well versed in regulatory requirements including HIPAA, PCI, and SOX. Possess broad knowledge and talents that allow me to comfortably and successfully operate in many different capacities. Organizational skills and process minded approach that demonstrates the ability to address issues before the impact is felt by the client. A strategic thinker that re-frames problems to get to the root cause and goes beyond the current boundaries within the IT field to find positive resolution that provide proactive solutions. A strategic leader that holds steady before reacting, synthesizing information from many sources to develop a course of action, assessing the risk then following through with other team members and Management teams to provide positive results.

Work History

June 2015 – Present Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)

(contractor starting June 2015 and converted to a full time employee in January 2016)

Security Analyst (DLP/SIEM, ePO)

Develop and implemented new security program that falls within company and governmental standards. Develop security strategies for management and provide technical assistance in the detection and resolution of security issues. Monitored logs and system for threats and risks. Conduct risk evaluations and assessments of various applications and departments then provide guidance in the remediation of the risk. Perform penetration testing of the ACGME web site then report concerns of residual risk, vulnerabilities and other security exposures to management. Implemented secure VPN and provided encryption for remote access and equipment. Review and updated current security policy.

May 2012 – June 2015 Walgreens Corp, Lincolnshire, IL

(Contractor starting May 2012 and converted to a full time employee in March 2013)

Senior Security Analyst

Develop, implement and enforce security standards, procedures, guidelines and policies and provide guidance to vendors (Domestic and International) that do business with Walgreens. Identify environmental (operational or application) modifications that should be made within a vendor’s environment to improve security controls. Define security requirements and operational procedures to ensure network integrity, physical protection and authorized access to the network and applications. Define security requirements and operational procedures to ensure compliance with Walgreen’s security framework.

Configure, administer, and support Bluecoat proxy servers and its PAC/whitelists. Audit, authorize, implement, and correct various firewall (Checkpoint R71/Juniper/Cisco) rules and routing issues. Configure and support TMG/UAG reverse proxy servers for ECom team. Administer and support Xceedium Gateways for on/off shore access to critical servers and stores. Provide application security and support that reside on UNIX/Linux servers.

July 2011 – May 2012 Metro Bank Group, Berwyn, IL

VoIP & Network Engineer

Install, configure, and support multi-location network services, equipment and devices. Trouble shoot and resolve ticketed issues reported by the Footprint system. Configure and maintain Astera firewall for both testing and production networks. Supported and configured VoIP network as well as maintain CCM by deleting, adding, and administering users and equipment. Secure and control access to network systems and environments.

Nov 2010 – July 2011 Blue Cross Blue Shield (via Instant Technology), Chicago, IL

System Analyst - Consultant

Work with various security teams to assure proper containment and security of HIPAA/SPI requirements are a heard to. Identify data that is being used via firewall, network, and various other systems to provide guidance of application interactions with servers and external systems. Develop and maintain workflow processes and procedures in assuring proper monthly auditing is complete efficiently. Worked with Information Security in the gathering and identifying various types of information needed for the HIPAA project. Audited the firewall (Cisco) via the Provider One (R70 testing R75 for upgrade) to remove obsolete firewall rules and create new firewall rules to provide proper security.

May 2010 – Nov 2010 Glotel Inc., Chicago, IL

System Analyst - Consultant

Administered and configure BES, Active Directory & Exchange servers to assure proper connectivity. Architect, install, and configure new VoIP installation at new office. Administer total system from MPLS, router, POE, and phone system. Repair and recover from hardware or software failures on UNIX/Linux, MAC and Microsoft systems. Apply OS patches and upgrades to Solaris 9 and RHE 4 systems on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities. Configure / add new services as necessary. Install and configure Cisco network routers, switches, VoIP and Sonic firewall.

Sept 2009 – Dec 2009 Bank of America via SmartSource LLC

Lead VoIP Engineer - Consultant

Install and administer Cisco VOIP telephones to various business segments. Created technical documentations and floor plans to assist engineers to locate and distribute VOIP phones. Cabled, patched, and supported Cisco network for the proper operation and installation of VOIP phones. Developed a processes of implementation and cutover of new VOIP phones from the legacy system to assure proper connectivity and installation. Lead engineer for team, responsible for time reporting, scheduling, process standards, support needs, and training.

July 2008 – Mar 2009 Greenline Financial Technologies

FIX Product Support

Provide/investigate various client issues that pertain to the installation, configuration, and operation of proprietary FIX applications. Organize, administer, and document procedure to be placed in production for product support.

Sept 2006 – July 2008 SunGard Transactional Networks

Network Engineer (overnight)/Manager of Technical Support

Monitor and administer various Unix/Linux systems that provide connectivity to database systems and applications. Project Manager several telecommunication installations of T1, DS3, DR/BR site to provide access to different location for configurations, testing and support. Setup client nodes for proprietary application using Connect: Direct and Secure Plus. Trouble shoot PERL scripts made for the 22C2 project. Provided support for internal network, Active Directory, MS Exchange, BES Servers as well as firewall (Checkpoint via Provider One NGX R63) and router configuration. Configured DLP servers to assist in the network risk/threat detection.

Technical Skills

Computer Networks: Server: Software/Programs/OS:

Cisco router/switches Microsoft 03, 08, 2012 Microsoft Office Suite

VoIP, MPLS, PBX, CCM Unix/Linux Admin Microsoft OS 05-10

Check Point & Sonic Wall Firewalls Active directory, Exchange, Solaris 10

VERITAS & Tivoli Share Point, VM/ESX 3.5 Various 3rd Party Applications

POE configuration Blue Coat Proxy Avaya & ShoreTel Systems Websense Xceedium Gateway MAC iOS


McAfee ePO

Military Experience

1979-1988 US Army Military Intelligence


ISC2 2016 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

Red Hat Educational Services 2005 Red Hat Linux Administration

NetG Educational Services 2003 Microsoft Office

Cisco Networking

Network Security

VoIP Network Configurations

Microsoft Server 2003

Microsoft Active Directory/Exchange Admin

TecKnowlogy Education Centers 1987 Novell Administration

HP/SUN Educational Services 1987 Unix Administration

Signal Corps. Ft Gordon, GA 1986 TCP/IP

Network Security

Triton College 1984 Conflict Resolution

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