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Raleigh, NC
Posted:
January 10, 2020

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CHESTER T. HAMILTON

**** *** ****** *****

Raleigh, NC 27610

O: 919-***-****

C: 703-***-****

ada9k7@r.postjobfree.com

ADMINISTRATION

Experience overseeing and hiring large diverse staff members.

Experience in supervising and managing teams in personnel security and human resources area.

Experience managing an information security/industrial security program.

Dynamic management professional with 15+ years’ experience leading security operations, and investigations for large corporations and government organizations.

Successful at building, training, and managing security teams focused on maximizing the safety and welfare of organizations/society.

Manage and oversee daily operations of multi programs.

Served as overall lead on several contracts as the main liaison to the Government.

Strong track record at developing and implementing training programs, providing quality customer service, force protection strategies to identify and mitigate potential threats / vulnerabilities across operations.

Experience implementing short and long term work guidelines and plans.

Effective a facilitating communication to mitigate issues, produce and present program progress reports and provide regular briefings.

Highly effective at leveraging investigative techniques, policies & procedures, and security programs to safeguard and protect assets and personnel.

Experience managing an information security/industrial security program and providing oversight of a physical security contract.

SKILLS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Fully proficient ability to provide leadership using functional knowledge and interpersonal skills.

Analytical skills, ensuring rapid and accurate problem resolution.

Fully proficient knowledge of NISPOM, COMSEC 90-1 Manual, and Program Security Directives.

Identify, advised and implement incident mitigation actions, using the following tools: null routing, Firewall ACL changes, DNS RPZ.

Extensive project management and problem solving abilities.

Clear, concise and articulate communication skills (verbal, written and listening, coupled with patience).

Proficient ability to display appropriate discretion and judgment.

Work with internal and external (customers, vendors) to deliver remediation recommendations.

Knowledge of security and frameworks (NIST, ISO 27001, 16 SOC 2, etc.)

Strong attention to detail to ensure timely follow-up.

Expert knowledge of physical security concepts, construction security protocols, pr9ocesses, architectures and tools related to access control technologies, intrusion detection, SIM technology and incident handling.

Advance knowledge in providing advice and guidance to plans to managed physical security projects for DOD facilities within the U. S.

Advance working knowledge level of physical security policies and standards for physical security systems.

Experience knowledge level of security measures that designed to deny unauthorized access to facilities, equipment and resou4rces to protect personnel and property from damage or harm.

Expert knowledge of the requirements and documentation to certify SCIF’S, certify security measures for construction security at construction sites resulting in upgrade to security projects.

Experience knowledge of design of physical security feature for upgrade of facilities access control systems, barrier systems, alarm systems, CCTV, and high security locking systems.

Fully proficient competence in Physical Security, Personnel Security, Program Security, Security Education and Document Control.

Strong time management experience. Analytical thinker with creative problem solving skills and attention to detail.

Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously with a broad view and understanding of security principles.

Broad experience working in a team-oriented management environment and independently.

Proficiency with administration and maintaining of security databases, to security access control tools, Access Commander, SIMS, ACCS, e-QIP, JPAS/JFAN, ISFD, NCIC and NISS.

Employment History

August 2000 to Present – Special Investigator, FBI, Washington, DC

Responsible for conducting initial background investigation on new candidate’s for employment with the FBI, DOJ, and others supporting the FBI mission.

Responsible for conducting re-investigation of current FBI employee, contractors, and others supporting the FBI mission.

Identify and resolve derogatory suitability issues discovered doing investigation.

Responsible for searching public and private law enforcement records, medical records, financial records, school records, conducting neighborhood interviews, verifying employment/unemployment and interviewing references to determined his/her suitability for access to classified materials.

February 2008 – March 2014 - Security Manager/FSO Accenture, Arlington, VA

Managed day-to-day operations supporting information assurance, information security policies, asset management, access control, served as Assistant COMSEC Custodian, security audits, and physical security 24/7 for a DOD cleared facility.

Effected resolution of issues by driving coordination across infrastructure, law enforcement, network security, legal, and lines of business.

Identified issues and problems, generated solutions and chose appropriate alternatives using basic root cause analysis.

Knowledgeable of project metrics, including gathering, reporting, trend analysis, creation, and metrics.

Supervised and trained 17 direct reports, including a Guard Staff.

Accountable for fiscal / strategic planning & execution, security policies & procedures, investigations, threat management, security clearances, and compliance.

Led investigations of security violations and incidents identified and escalated potential risk issues, as appropriate.

Responsible for processing security clearances and facility visitors and briefing/de-briefing team resources on security issues and potential threats.

Cut costs by 40% by designing, deploying, and maintaining numerous systems covering access control, parking management, intrusion detection, and life safety for all company facilities.

Protected client assets by selecting, training, and leading a security force team responsible for providing 24/7 security for company facilities.

Minimized threats across operations by developing and implementing policies, procedures, and guidelines to identify and mitigate potential threats across operations.

Tracked and managed security compliance requirements with DCIDs, ICD, NISPOM, JPAS/JFAN Federal Information Security Management Act, and DOD approved policies.

Provided leadership and support as a Senior Security Consultant for firm providing technology and software business solutions.

Identified and resolved derogatory suitability issues through guidelines, policies, and risk assessment.

Performed internal security risk assessments, security risk assessments of third party business partners and detailed security risk assessments of various technologies.

Leveraged knowledge and skills in personnel security adjudication, force protection strategies, and law enforcement to evaluate applicants, appointees, and employees’ suitability to obtain and maintain access to classified data.

Improved security across operations by preparing letters to recommend or revoke employee’s access to sensitive, classified information.

September 2004 – September 2006 - Senior Adjudicator - U.S. Investigative Services, Falls Church, VA

Oversaw processes to determine if applicants, appointees, and employees should have access to classified materials currently and in the future. Investigated and mitigated suitability issues through established due process procedures.

Created statements and letters explaining reasons for revoking and/or denying applicants access to classified material.

September 2000 – September 2004 - Personnel Security Consultant - Omniplex, Inc., Chantilly, VA

Served as a Security Consultant responsible for providing training and conducting background investigations for one of the U.S. largest background investigative service contractors.

Established policies and procedures on personnel security investigation and physical security.

Prepared complete and concise investigative / incident reports.

Successfully gathered and reviewed background information to identify potential security issues while ensuring compliance with DCID, DOD, and NISPOM supplements.

Safeguarded company assets by developing and implementing training curriculum and tools to train and educate new personnel in security investigations and physical security.

Led call center operations to provide guidance to Field Investigators and Staff on personnel security issues and background investigations.

January 2000 – July 2002 - Senior Security Consultant - U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C.

Provided security consulting expertise for the U. S. Department of State with oversight for adjudicating security clearances, investigating background of new and existing employees, performing record checks, preparing detail reports of findings, and making decisions on denial or issuance of security clearance.

Served as Senior Adjudicator in determining whether or not to deny or grant a clearance on cases involving resources with issue background investigation.

January 1973 – August 2000 - Assistant Regional Director - U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Washington, D.C.

Directed all wildlife resources and enforcement activities with accountability for developing and implementing national policies, regulations, and guidelines.

Supervised and led a team of 15 direct reports and 125 indirect reports.

Analyzed and recommended viable solutions to complex physical security issues. Briefed congressional members on work plans/goals; and logistics planning.

Developed, tracked, and managed a $25 million annual budget to protect and safeguard national wildlife resources.

Served as lead Special Agent responsible for all law enforcement and security related issues that included directing personnel resources and creating national enforcement and intelligence polices.

Planned and coordinated joint investigations with other federal and state government agencies.

Prepared and served Criminal search warrants and seizure warrants in compliance with federal and state laws and statutes.

Maintain communications with court officials, law enforcement and various attorneys.

September 2002 – September 2003 - Manager, Field Security – NCS Pearson Solutions, Arlington, VA,

Led operations in recruiting, hiring, training, and testing newly hired Transportation Security Officers (TSO) to screen passengers and baggage of personnel nationwide at various airports.

Analyzed complex physical security issues and provided cost-effective recommendations. Performed site surveys to determine if facilities met requirements for facility (SCIF) accreditation.

Maintained compliance with DCID 6/9 “physical security “standards for TSA collateral areas. Prepared visitor control security procedures and processes supporting TSA requirements.

Worked closely with 1,500 professionals at 150 sites and 429 commercial airports to develop and implement a program to train staff and contractors in safety and security equipment / environments per regulations.

Developed and delivered security briefing and awareness programs for senior level managers on a regular basis.

Regarded as a Security Expert accountable for evaluating and making recommendations to address computer security data, threats, and issues.

Successfully set up and managed a $52 million TSA security program to hire and train Transportation Security Officers for 429 commercial airports.

Improved operations safety by interacting with federal and local law enforcement to enact risk guidelines, evaluate local threats, review intelligence data, and request local law enforcement and security personnel support.

Planned and coordinated risk management surveys and prepared impact statements when deviations from security standards were discovered.

License/Certification

Active TS/SCI Clearance w/FULL SCOPE/CI Polygraph

Certifications/Memberships: DSS FSO Program Training; DSS SETA; DSS Physical Security; Member: Industrial Security Working Group

Certified Scuba Diver

AWARDS & DISTINCTIONS

Certificates of Appreciation

Employee of the Month Award

Distinction as Expert Marksman

EDUCATION

B.S. in Criminal Justice / Parks & Recreation - GRAMBLING STATE UNIVERSITY – Grambling, LA, (1972)

Professional Organizations & Training/Highlights

Successfully gathered and reviewed background information to identify potential security issues while ensuring compliance with DCID, DOD, and NISPOM supplements.

Computer Skills

Strong communication, computer, analytical, and interpersonal skills.

Professional References

Deitra Jennings – 703-***-****

Gary Rocklage – 706-***-****



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