JOSEPH B POTIER
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
A resourceful and multi-disciplined professional with over 29 years of professional experience, with the United States Air Force and Defense Intelligence Agency. Highly organized, analytical, team player with proven abilities to effectively complete task. Goal-oriented with notable success directing and planning government IT initiatives. Creative and innovative thinker, bringing energy, enthusiasm and leadership to problem resolution; readily adapts to new technologies, projects, teams, systems and tools. Recognized for delivering IT deployment projects on-time with minimal disruption to critical business processes. Excellent communicator with a well-balanced understanding of technologies.
Cyber security analysis, intrusion control and vulnerability assessments
Achieve highest levels of customer service while performing technical support
20 years advanced technical IT experience.
Managed 18 people; championed new initiatives
Certified Cyberspace Operator
Clearance: Active TS /SCI
● Linux ● Active Directory ● Microsoft Exchange ● VSAT Maintenance ● Nessus
● Nexpose ● Microsoft Server ● ArcSight ● Traffic Analysis ● Crypto ● Airborne Communication ● Endgame ● Moloch ● ACAS ● Kibana
US Air Force 92nd COS Lackland AFB, TX Feb 2014-Present
Led squadron sharing initiative as the first unit civilian to partner with AFOSI. Educated operators on multiple malware variants and new adversary TTPs
Developed cutting edge Cyber Tactics, Techniques and Procedures. Resulting in detection of stealthy adversary, educated personnel on defensive Cyber counter-measures
Monitors Network Intrusion Detection Systems, analyzing terabytes of data yearly across multiple Airframe, AOC, and related mission partner networks
Conducts Hunt operations on mission partner workstations, leverages the ATT&CK Matrix, clearing networks of threat actor TTPs
Conducted both Network/Hunt analysis on 35K hosts and 13 missions from 2015 to present ensuring zero compromise or infections
Cyber expert, authored various SOPs and Guides, resulting in the establishment of AF Cyberspace Protection Teams and the ensuring CVA/H Weapon System FOC designation
Skilled analysis/technical SME, develops and customizes SIEM Dashboards for monitoring networks and keeping pace with the adversary tactics
Conducts Vulnerability and Compliance Assessments for Flight, designated as Readiness Crew Lead
Developed Cyber Operator training curriculum, resulting in a new training pipeline content. All future Cyber operators to be taught.
Authored multiple Risk Mitigation Plan, identifying major weaknesses in mission partner networks, providing expert remediation knowledge
Leads 5 member team in Cyber Readiness, guiding and defining objectives meeting NAF/CC objectives
Conducts capability assessments identifying evolutionary methods in which to conduct base network mapping
Initiates protective/corrective measures in response to cyber incidents and classified message incidents across the 67 Cyberspace Wing
Manages over 150 USB devices and governing policies ensuring effective and authorized usage
Manages account documentation, security clearances, and need-to-know authorization for unit AFNet accounts
Computer Science Corp. 33rd NWS Lackland, TX Feb 2013- Feb 2014
Security System Analyst (Cell Lead)
Analyzes, recommends, and implements the installation of security software, locks, alarm systems, and other security measures to prevent unauthorized access.
Monitors and analyzes attempted efforts to compromise security protocols. Identifies and investigates activities and conducts and provides analysis regarding results.
Monitors and assists in analyzing security systems for routers, switches and firewalls to ensure proper connectivity and configuration.
Reviews computer logs and messages to identify and report possible violations of security. Coordinates, documents, and reports on internal investigations of security violations.
Writes security case reports to provide system status, report potential and actual security violations and provide procedural recommendations.
Information Innovators Inc. 690th Lackland AFB, TX Nov 2012- Jan 2013
US Air Force Enterprise Service Desk Tech
Provide technical support to over 100,000 end-users in locations worldwide through phone and email correspondence with primary focus on customer service
Remotely installs, configures and troubleshoots systems, laptops, servers, printers and network issues
Maintains passwords, data integrity and file system security for various operating environments
Manages Active Directory users, groups, printers, rights/permissions and group policies
DRS Technologies Inc. Bagram AB, Afghanistan Mar 2011- Oct 2011
VSAT Mobile Maintenance Engineer
Installation, maintenance and continuous support of satellite communication systems (KU, X and C- bands) for DOD and civilian agencies throughout Afghanistan
Evaluates communication hardware and software, troubleshoots LAN/MAN/WAN and network related problems.
Provides integration, configuration, operation, maintenance, monitoring of SecNet-54 and KG-250 as part of the VSAT communication package.
United States Air Force Task Force Troy Camp Victory Baghdad, Iraq
Supervisor, Network Signal Support June 2009- May 2010
Expert project manager, coordinated 250+ network connections which increased communications capability
Managed/coordinated 45 global full spectrum secure VTCs--enabled critical component C-IED unit cross-talk
Led 11 personnel in day-to-day operations and maintenance of network and radio systems. Advised commander/staff on capabilities, limitations, and deployability of communications supporting 41 sites
Supervisor, IO Exercise\Tactics Development 23rd IOS Lackland AFB, TX Nov 2005-Oct 2008
Provided the AF Information Operations Center and external organizations with exercise analysis documentation
Managed the exercise and evaluation of IO TTP for warfighters worldwide
Core member of the tactics development initiative team tasked with providing quick reaction tactics to network defense operators to defend against network intrusions
Supervisor, Airborne Communication Al Udied AB Qatar Sept 2007-Oct 2008
US Air Force
Led five-person element providing high-level Distinguished Visitors (DV) with airborne communications capabilities during high-threat Area of Responsibility travel
Directed maintenance actions of communications systems validating equipment functionality increasing mission reliability
Managed/sustained communications equipment to include replenishing spare parts/tools and test equipment
Developed pre-mission plan, verified flight itinerary while ensuring correct system configuration on DV missions directly supporting the Secretary of State, Director CIA, Secretary of Defense and Director of Homeland Security
Project Manager Osan AB South Korea Sept 2004-Oct 2005
US Air Force
Led team to plan and implement C4I systems for Seventh Air Force, the Korea Air and Space Operations Center Weapons System (KAOC WS), Air Force Forces, and Republic of Korea Forces
Oversaw 35 communications installation projects worth $57M ensured all remained on schedule according to mission requirements and within budget constraints
Coordinated $4M Pacific bandwidth expansion; facilitated transoceanic fiber pull—DoD milestone. Quadrupled Osan bandwidth and increased reliability by enabling top secret circuit for KAOC leaders
DMS ADMINISTRATOR DIA/Charleston AFB June 1999-Aug 2004
US Air Force
Established “expert” credentials for all Secret Internet Routing Protocol Network (SIPRNET) DMS issues; managed/built and maintained DMS Exchange site for Defense Intelligence Agency
Manages the use of several cryptographic devices such as: KIV-7HS, AN CYZ 10(V3), KG-194A, STE, Fortezza cards, and KG-175 (TACLANE).
Experienced with PKI, X.500, and X.400 directories.
Managed DIA wide Certificate Authority Workstation with NSA, joint agencies, and other DoD agencies to explain recommendations and requirements.
Management Information Systems • Park University, San Antonio, TX • Grad date July 2020 (3 classes left)
SANS GIAC Certified Incident Handler (current)
CompTIA Security + CE (current)
SANS GIAC Security Essentials Certification (expired)
Certified Ethical Hacker (CEHv7) (expired)
SANS Security Leadership Essentials for Managers Jun 2019
SANS Advanced Digital Forensics Incident Response and Threat Hunting Mar 2018
SANS Advanced Network Forensics Threat Hunting Analysis and Incident Response Sept 2018
SANS Windows Forensic Analysis Sept 2016
DISA Cyber Readiness Jan 2016
SANS Securing Windows with PowerShell Sept 2015
Project Management Professional July 2015
SANS GIAC Security Essentials Certification May 2014
SANS GIAC Certified Incident Handler July 2014
USAF Space Command Network Warfare Bridge Course Apr 2014
USAF Space Command Intermediate Network Warfare Training Jun 2014
Available to travel domestically or internationally
***References Available Upon Request***