US-TX-San Antonio (will consider relocating)
M.A., Computer Resources/Information Management - Dec. 2004 Webster University
CLEARANCE SECURITY CLEARANCES TS/SCI
SUMMARY WORK SUMMARY(Current Top Secret Security Clearance with SSBI date of September, 14, 2006) Customer-focused IT professional with ten plus years, expert in leading and contributing to projects designed to enhance system functionality and end-user productivity. Acknowledged for capacity to tackle challenging issues, analyze viable alternatives, and provide innovative solutions that reside well within clients' financial and time frameworks. Persistence, personal integrity, and channeled energies are major strengths consistently cited by managers and clients alike?universally praising team spirit, independent work habits, and the determination to conquer technical challenges. A resourceful, life-long learner, embracing knowledge as a tool for improved problem-solving effectiveness. As technical subject matter expert, I assisted in evaluating, selecting, and integrating all information security-related projects. Created detailed project plan for certification & accreditation projects with well-defined tasks, milestones, security requirements test cycles, and specifications, which served to communicate project progress to management. Monitored and assured compliance with federal/DoD regulations and industry standards, instituting changes as they occur. Provides development, exercise, and training support to Air Force IO combatants on validated Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTP) required for the employment of existing and developmental Air Force Cyber Warfare weapon systems, capabilities, and tools.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Cyber Warfare Exercise Integrator - Jul. 2008 - Present SAIC, San Antonio, TX Provides technical assistance in the development of tactics, techniques, and procedures to integrate cyberspace capabilities and execute the network warfare Cyber mission Leading the Air Force Green Team Lead, assess, and improve, the knowledge, skills and capabilities of the training audience personnel while conducting the Information Assurance and Interoperability (IA&I) Assessments in conjunction with COCOM and Service training exercises As a non-technical Air Force Blue Team Member, participates and supports at the strategic assessment level, exercise evaluation and analysis, to include proposing alternative solutions, selection, recommendation, and implementation of decision analysis support tools, statistical methods, and application of data collection schema Supports development and execution of and reporting on joint, coalition and service exercises Provides development, exercise, and training support to Air Force Cyber (AFCYBER) combatants on validated Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTP) required for the employment of existing and developmental Network Warfare (NW) weapon systems, capabilities, and tools Participates in employment of the developed tactics by assisting in the creation and implementation of Computer Network Operations (CNO) tactics scenarios used during Tactics Development & Evaluations (TD&Es), experiments, and Air Force/Joint exercises. Scope will include: (1) the organization, exercise, training, equipping and sustaining of individual and integrated Air Force Information Operations capabilities; (2) the planning, coordination and execution of existing and developmental, individual and integrated, Network Warfare Operations at the tactical, operational, theater, and strategic levels of war; (3) support of IO Tactics, Development & Evaluations based on Air Combat Command (ACC) Test Priority List (TPL) requirements as assigned annually by the ACC Tactics Review Board (TRB) Provides analysis in TCP/IP and network protocols, Unix and Windows security configurations and system administrations? Experience using, maintaining, administering, deploying and troubleshooting McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO), Host Intrusion Prevention System (HIPS), Policy Auditor (PA), Asset Baseline Monitor (ABM) and Rogue System Detect (RSD)
Test Engineer - Aug. 2005 - Jul. 2008 L-3, San Antonio, TX Performed data analysis, design, development, and implementation of cost-effective methods for testing and troubleshooting hardware, software, systems and equipment Projects included preparation of test and diagnostic programs, development of test scenarios, test cases, and test scripts Planned, performed, and recorded sequences of system/equipment interaction. Designs test fixtures and equipment, and completion of specifications and procedures of new products Develops test documentation and reports Assisted test director for project/program test. Interpreting, planning, organizing, executing, coordinating, and evaluating projects concerned with unique test requirements having a major effect on the project/program Populates requirements in to Mercury Test Director and Telelogic DOORS
Information Assurance Engineer - Aug. 2005 - Jul. 2008 L-3, San Antonio, TX Lead, developed, reviewed and evaluated documentation associated with client C&A plans and processes, System Security Authorization Agreements (SSAA), and C&A actions, recommends policies, procedures, and actions as appropriate and make recommendations to the appropriate command or Designated Approving Authority Responsible for developing certification reports and residual risk assessments. Contribute to the development and review of requirements documentation, assessment of alternatives, test and evaluation master plans, and CONOPS Recommended information systems and networks security solutions that apply IA concepts and technologies that support the client's IA/C&A process Extensive knowledge of information system security requirements and implementing security requirements from Government doctrine and processes; to include Department of Defense, Defense Intelligence Agency, Central Intelligence Agency, Security Technical Implementation Guides Installed networks, and operates numerous operating systems (Ubuntu, Debian, Red Hat Linux Enterprise, Solaris, Windows Server 2003), firewalls, security incident management software (Novell Sentinel), intrusion detection systems (snort) Conducted security analysis of systems environments using security products like nmap, nessus, netcat, and many more.
Systems Analyst - May 2003 - Aug. 2005 MacAulay Brown, San Antonio, TX Identified, defended, and responded to threats against Air Force worldwide computer networks Operated automated sensor equipment, intrusion detection systems, and provided immediate analysis and verification of network activity Coordinated actions with Air Force Network Operations Center, Network Operations and Security Centers, Joint Task Force - Computer Network Operations, Department of Defense Computer Emergency Response Team, and other service CERTs Defended the networks against threats in real time; also performs batch analysis to determine patterns and trends in network activity to identify and counter unauthorized or malicious activity Performed database queries and submits threat requests against offending addresses Submitted software change requests; maintains list of blocked ip addresses and releases blocks as appropriate; Documents data in pass-on logs Monitored sensor status and relays data to Technical Operations Team Recognized, analyzed, reported, communicated, and responded, to the continual suspicious alerts reported in near real time from the sensors located throughout the United States Duties also include identifying new vulnerabilities, researching the impact of the vulnerabilities, and implementing the solutions at the contracted sensor sites
Security Manager - Dec. 2002 - May 2003 DOD Air Force, San Antonio, TX Performed administrative office support functions and maintains cooperative working relationships with unit security managers, supervisors, operating officials, and unit commanders Assisted in the overall management of the Information Security Program Assisted in the administration of the Security Education and Training for Information, personnel, and industrial security programs Reviewed, established, and maintained SF Form 86 as well as NISPOM verifications Resolved a wide variety of complex security clearance problems that require choosing alternative responses through coordination with unit security managers, base security forces, higher headquarters, etc Knowledge of common and specialized security methods, rules, regulations, and principles to provide interrelated or non standard security requirement
Media Manager, System Administrator - May 1999 - Dec. 2002 General Dynamics, San Antonio, TX Responsible for maintenance of LAN operations for UNIX and Windows NT based Client/Server Systems Provided education and training for customers, assist in writing and implementing training references Maintained and modified alias tables, databases, and network and file systems Performed daily backups and restore files from backups Proficient in Vi Editor Installed operating systems and software on servers and clients Maintained and updated database with inventoried media Maintained a record of media going in and out of storage Developed short and long term goals to guide the development of the media library Promoted the media library and its materials by maintaining appositive relationship with staff and customers
Microsoft Access Database Administrator Intern - Jun. 1998 - Apr. 1999 Southwest Research, San Antonio, TX Processed files for termination using project record sheets Created and populated a database program used to record vital information for contracts Processed requests for contract auditors
Law Enforcement Supervisor - Jul. 1994 - Jul. 1998 Air Force, San Antonio, TX Supervised law enforcement personnel providing guard and patrol security? Trained security teams to respond to hostile individuals and bomb threats? Provided computer troubleshooting and assisted in maintaining network systems Industrial Security Assisted in keeping a current inventory of over 300 weapons and 30 vehicles
SUMMARY COMPUTER PROFICIENCY: Hardware: PC Software/Applications/Tools: Microsoft Suite, XP, Vista, Tools (Nessus, Nmap, Snort), Novell Sentinel, Tripwire, Host Based Security System 4.5 (HBSS) (Experience with McAfee products: ePO, AV, HIPS, PA)