Gregory K. Ray
Profile of Qualifications
Active Security Clearance
Knowledgeable in preparing and troubleshooting hardware and software issues in a live environment
Bachelor’s Degree in Cyber Security with emphasis on Information Assurance
CompTIA Secure Infrastructure Specialist
Resourceful leader with over 10 years’ experience in the management and training of employees
Versatile skillset with over 6 years’ experience in analysis
Exceptional leadership, strong oral and written communication skills, and organizational skills with specific thoroughness.
Studies focused in IT Foundations, Network Infrastructure Design and Security
Courses included IT Project Management, Data Management, IT applications, Cloud Foundations, and Emerging Technologies
Ability to perform complex functions, establish priorities, and resolve issues independently with meticulous attention to detail.
Understanding of network protocols security compliance as it relates to maintaining a secure posture and efficient use of resources, able to coordinate with superiors and efficiently delegate to subordinates.
In-depth knowledge of several systems, software programs, and common office software to include PowerPoint, Excel, and Word.
Microsoft Office Suite • National Production Workshop • NGA Softcopy Keys • National Exploitation System (NES) Software/Cedalion • Google Earth • JWICS • SIPR • NIPR • RemoteView • DODIIS • Palentir • Orion • FalconView • iSPY • Rufus • FTK • Wireshark • DiskDigger
Western Governs University
Bachelor of Science, Cybersecurity and Information Assurance (DEC 2019)
Bachelor of Science in Technical Management, Business Information Systems (OCT 2016)
Associate of Applied Science, Intelligence Operations Studies (MAR 2018)
US Army Intelligence Center of Excellence - Imagery Analyst Course
Fort Huachuca, AZ – April 2013
US Army NCO Academy Parks - Basic Leadership Course (BLC)
Fort McCoy, WI - September 2017
US Army NCO Imagery Analyst Advanced Leader Course (ALC)
Fort Huachuca, AZ Mar 2019
Equal Opportunity Leader Course Unit Prevention Leader Course Altitude Chamber Training
Fort Knox, KY – October 2017 Fort Knox, KY – August 2017 Sheppard AFB, TX - January 2014
A+ - September 2018 Network+ - June 2018 Security+ - August 2016
Certified Encryption Specialist v2 - February 2019 Certified Incident Handler (ECIH) – August 2019
Associate of (ISC)2
Systems Security Certified Professional (SSCP) – August 2019
Web Security Professional – January 2019
General Motors Company 04/13-Present
Quality Technician, Arlington, TX
Perform repetitive standardized job elements in-line with standard operating procedures and safety guidelines.
Specialized experience in quality control and skilled quality repairs on defects without supervision.
Communicate quality information to key department leaders and convey information between skilled trade maintainers and management.
Maintain quality awareness and defect detection in fast paced manufacturing environment.
Experience managing and servicing Global Management System (GMS) help tickets generated due to defects and false positives in the production logs.
Team leader with supervisory duties including quality control, inventory control, crew member management, and duty planning. Responsible for incident response and documentation. Exhibited excellent communication skills written and verbal to maintain company goals and productivity
US ARMY (RESERVES) 04/2009-Present
Imagery Division NCO - Detachment 1 USINDOPACOM Joint Intelligence Operations Center - Ft. Worth, Texas
Titles: Non-Commissioned Officer In Charge, Equal Opportunity representative, Unit Prevention Leader, Intelligence Analyst, Imagery Analyst, Geospatial Target Development Analyst, Aerial Sensor Operator.
I served in an Active Duty status for the last couple of years on assignment as Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge NCOIC of USINDOPACOM’s Imagery Division and NCOIC of the Geospatial Target Development section which falls under the Joint Intelligence Operations Center JIOC in Hawaii. I have been responsible for all issues regarding user accounts, including system access, concerns, and authorization. I handled hardware and software troubleshooting for all systems. I managed between 10 to 15 analysts. I am well versed in applying my analysis skills to various types of raw data and producing meaningful reports and intelligence. I can understand complex issues and teach them to others in a more understandable form. Some of my roles follows:
Maintains working relationships with counterparts in the Air Force, Navy and Marines in a joint environment through collaboration of efforts for product dissemination.
Received and analyzed Computer Network Attack (CNA), Computer Network Defense (CND), and Computer Network Exploitation (CNE) intelligence.
Implementation of written and verbal communication through regular briefing of the Commander, supervisors, and government customers
Initiates and maintains communication with customers, ensuring all requests for information (RFIs) are not only met by the deadlines, but also that the information contained within is current, valid, and error-free resulting in positive feedback.
Serves primarily as Imagery Analyst training other enlisted Soldiers in accordance with unit SOP.
Interprets and disseminates Army policies and regulations.
Collaborates research from DIA, and NGA with corroborating imagery analysis for tasked Areas of Responsibility.
Manage JWICS, SIPR, and NIPR system access for enlisted soldiers.
Quality Check (QC) Imagery Derived Products and baseline reports in preparation for upload into national databases.
Previous Military Summary:
Deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. Full motion video (FMV) systems operations in military airborne intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance (ISR) assets. Effectively integrate unique DOD assets into complicated air space to assist federal agencies, which included Customs and Border Protection, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Office of Air and Marine, Federal Bureau of Investigations, and Homeland Security Investigations in order to deter and prevent illicit drug activity on the Texas Border. I conducted over 200 hours of collection, processing, 1st phase exploitation, and dissemination of FMV derived GEOINT. I participated in the interdiction of over 27 million dollars in illicit drugs, assisted federal partners in developing vital intelligence, and helped forward progress of multiple investigations. Some of my roles follows:
Over 5 years of experience flying onboard ISR aircraft, enhancing success of operations with real-time data analysis and in-depth knowledge of ground force and enemy tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs). Completed 400+ hours in C-12 ARMS and MC-12W aircraft, 300+ combat hours.
Assisted in establishing operating procedures, coordinating mission requirements, and training new soldiers on the use of mission equipment.
Coordinated with pilots to assist in conducting pre-flight checks for safe operations and mission execution.
Daily prioritizing of tasks and implementation of critical thinking, writing, and briefing skills through interaction with supervisors and government clients.