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Server/Application Analyst

Midland, TX
April 09, 2024

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Daniel Emert 432-***-**** LinkedIn

Recent honors graduate with a Master's degree in Cybersecurity from the University of Dallas, leveraging a solid foundation in Computer Science and diverse experience in network administration, server analysis, and cybersecurity consulting and seeking a challenging role as a Cybersecurity Engineer to apply expertise in securing digital assets and mitigating cyber threats.


Master of Science in Cybersecurity (4.0 GPA, With Honors) Jan 2022 - Nov 2023

University of Dallas, Irving, TX

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science Aug 2003 - Dec 2008

University of Texas of The Permian Basin, Odessa, TX

Relevant Coursework

Network Security/Routing & Switching

Cyber Threats and Vulnerabilities

Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing

Ethics & Cyber-law

Cryptography and Data Protection

Security Policies and Procedures

Risk Management and Compliance

Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity Planning, Incident Response

Penetration Testing and Forensic Investigation Methodology

Work Experience

Server Support Analyst II Dec 2021 – Present

Midland Health, Midland, TX

Work to ensure server security of all networked assets in accordance with hospital policies and procedures, including those defined by HIPAA and other industry standards.

Provided support for server-related incidents, ensuring uninterrupted service.

Conducted routine server maintenance, including patch management.

Developed and implemented an all-inclusive disaster recovery program that covered aspects of continuity planning for medical workflows.

Contributed to the design and deployment of server virtualization solutions.

Network Administrator Mar 2017 – Sep 2021

First Basin Credit Union, Odessa, TX

Administered and maintained network infrastructure, ensuring optimal performance and security.

Performed annual penetration testing audits to ensure compliance with PCI-DSS standards.

Implemented security measures and protocols to safeguard network resources.

Collaborated with third-party vendors to resolve network-related issues and maintain high availability of financial systems.

Student Information Analyst Jan 2015 – Jul 2016

Ector County Independent School District, Odessa, TX

Managed and maintained databases housing student records, grades, and attendance data.

Conducted data analysis to support informed decision-making by school administrators.

Implemented security measures to safeguard sensitive student information utilizing Texas’ TK-20/PEIMS standards.

Private Contractor (I.T. Consultant) Jan 2012 – Jul 2014

Self-Employed - Midland/Odessa, TX

Conducted comprehensive cybersecurity assessments, identifying vulnerabilities and proposing mitigation strategies against emerging ransomware threats.

Developed and implemented security policies and procedures, emphasizing industry best practices.

Delivered cybersecurity awareness training to client teams, enhancing their preparedness against cyber threats.

Technical Specialist: Student System Analyst Jan 2009 – Jul 2011

University of Texas of the Permian Basin, Odessa, TX

Collaborated with educators, IT teams, and vendors to optimize the student record content management system to maintain institutional accreditation.

Ensured data security and privacy compliance while enhancing educational software usability.

Delivered user training and support, fostering technology adoption among staff.

Technical Skills

Cloud Technologies: Azure (Entra)

Operating Systems: Windows, Linux

Network Security Tools: Wireshark, Nmap, Metasploit, Snort

Security Protocols: TLS, SSL, IPsec

Security Standards: NIST, ISO 27001, PCI-DSS, HIPAA

Virtualization Technologies: VMware, Hyper-V, Nutanix

Firewall and IDS/IPS: Fortigate/Fortianalyzer, Snort

Security Analysis: Vulnerability Assessment, Penetration Testing, Incident Response, Disaster Recovery

SIEM: Rapid7, Lansweeper, Splunk, Varonis

Patch Management and Automation: SCCM, Ansible

Penetration Testing: Metasploit Framework, Nessus/Greenbone, MITRE ATT&CK Framework

Programming Languages: Java, C, C++, Objective C, XML, SQL, HTML, PowerShell, Python, SQL

Professional Associations / Honors

University of Dallas’ Chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma: Honor Society for AACSB – the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Active Member of Sigma Zeta, the Sigma Iota Epsilon Chapter of the University of Dallas’ Satish and Yasmin Gupta College of Business.

Member of the University of Dallas’ Cybersecurity Club.

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