Summary Of Qualifications

Highly qualified and well developed IT Professional with extensive project lead experience that excels at leading cross-functional teams and coordinating multiple projects simultaneously. Solutions-oriented with notable success directing a broad range of software development initiatives while participating in planning and implementation of network systems solutions in direct support of targeted business objectives. Currently seeking a position in IT Security, Networking, or Software Development, bringing 20+ years of related experience and qualifications as follows:

  • Exceptional problem solving, communication, organizational, and time management skills.

  • Full lifecycle experience in scoping, designing, developing, deploying, and supporting enterprise-scale business applications and business intelligence software.

  • Full Stack engineer from the packet level to the user interface.

  • Unique competency in translating business issues into technical solutions including technical leadership and coordination, and ensuring customer needs are met.

  • Outstanding leadership abilities; able to coordinate and direct all phases of project-based efforts while initiating efficient customer support initiatives.

  • Exceptional multi-tasking skills with a wide-range of technical abilities and proficiency in several applications and hardware platforms.

 

Key Strengths

  • Technical/Business Analysis

  • Team Leadership

  • Strategic Business Planning

  • Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)

  • Devops / Continuous Development / Deployment

  • IT/Network Security

  • Project Management

  • Solutions Engineering

  • Application Deployment

  • Reverse Engineering

  • User-Acceptance Testing

  • Business Requirement Documentation

  • Troubleshooting/Repair

  • Custom Enhancements

 

Professional Profile

Marriott International  Gaithersburg, MD    2017 - Present

Director Application Security Architecture (Cloud), Security Technology Strategy and Business Partnership

  • Set strategy and standards for Software as a Service (SaS) solutions for Marriott.

  • Work with different internal business partners to review proposed software designs and architecture for security risks and design standards.

  • Integral part of the Software Design Lifecycle for security review.

  • Work with Public Cloud (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, Alibaba Cloud, etc) and Private Cloud for setting the security standards for the environments as well as the applications that reside in those environments.

  • Set Strategy, select vendors and set standards for cloud based tools like CASB (Cloud Access Security Broker).

  • Set Strategy, select vendors, technology and set standards for data protections like Digital Rights Management, Data Loss Prevention, etc.

  • Set Strategy and set standards for emerging technology like IoT.

  • Set Strategy and standards for the Mac Desktops within the Marriott environment.

  • Work with Security Engineering on new and old solutions and the settings and standards as well as the strategy.

Marriott International  Gaithersburg, MD    2012 - 2017

Technical Consultant, Enterprise Security

  • Achieved certification as a Reverse Engineering Analyst (CREA)

  • Designed and Created a central malware logging and tracking system

  • Designed and Created a compliance tracking dashboard to track the compliance status of devices on the Marriott network

  • Reverse engineer new malware to determine the action and risks to Marriott

  • Created a Security Tool called MCA that can be deployed to potentially infected machines to gather forensic information and files for submission to AV vendors for new pattern creation

  • Engineer and install new security solutions

  • Manage the malware strategy for all of Marriott

  • Set the security standards for Marriott’s Mobile Device Management (MDM) system

 

Marriott International  Frederick, MD    2008 - 2012

Lead Technical Analyst, Global Network Operations Center

  • Led the project to move un-authenticated internal operations web sites to either behind the Tivoli Access Manager environment or implement local authentication

  • Achieved Ethical Hacking and Certified Penetration Tester Certifications

  • Created tools for S-NOC to automate regular forensic activities during the remediation of malware.

  • Created security tracking system within MOSIS

  • Performed technical escalation for GNOC Network

  • Created Pro-Active monitoring tools and processes (MOSIS)

  • Led the S-NOC transition from NGS Support to GNOC

  • Led the S-NOC team in daily day to day operations and development of new processes, procedures and tools

 

Marriott International  Gaithersburg, MD    2004 - 2008

Lead Technical Analyst, Telecom WAN Engineering

  • Responsible for Firewalls and Proxy Servers

  • Part of the Core team that designs the Marriott LAN and WAN core

  • Configured and maintained Cisco Routers and Switches, VPNs and Checkpoint Firewalls

  • Installed and maintained enterprise reporting tools for firewall rulebase compliance

  • Installed and maintain BPA (Business Partner Access) using Netsilica devices

  • Developed replacement solution for BPA with Checkpoint to replace the older Netsilica devices

  • Worked closely with DSNM and DSNM Tier II to keep the network security devices up to date and maintained

  • Collaborated with Enterprise Security to maintain the network security

  • Supported operational organizations as needed

 

Marriott International  Gaithersburg, MD    2002 - 2004

Lead Technical Analyst, Distributed Systems Engineering

  • Firewalls and Proxy Servers

  • IBM’s Tivoli Access Manager

  • Evaluated SIM tools and centralized logging options

  • Developed miscellaneous Unix applications

  • Performed miscellaneous security related tasks

 

PSINet  Ashburn, VA    1999 - 2002

Senior Network Engineer

  • Led the hosting center network design and installation team

  • Led backbone network engineering last year and a half until PSINet closed due to bankruptcy

  • Wrote custom customer portal for viewing IDS and security alarms

  • Led the team that built OC-192 backbone from Boston to Miami

  • Developed a custom application in Linux to save and restore configurations to routers and switches in the lab so that a test can be saved and restored quickly in an environment that can have many devices

 

Mobile Solutions, Inc.  Frederick, MD    1995 - 1999

VP, Engineering - Senior Software Engineer

  • Managed product designs, product roadmaps and 5 year plan

  • Investigated and developed with emerging technologies

  • Managed team of developers to continue the development of the TotalFleet product

  • Investigated new markets for existing products and new products for all markets

 

Certifications

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect

  • AWS Certified Developer

  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer

  • AWS Certified Sysops Administrator

  • AWS Certified Advanced Networking

  • Certified Penetration Tester (CPT)

  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

  • Checkpoint Certified Security Expert (CCSE)

  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)

  • Certified Reverse Engineering Analyst (CREA)

 

Technical Skills

  • Operating Systems: Unix, Microsoft Windows, Mac OSX

  • Languages: Node.js, Javascript, Sencha ExtJS, Python, PHP, Shell Scripting, C/C++, Visual Basic, Objective C, C#, Swift, Ruby, Sencha Touch, Appcelerator, jQuery, Perl, ASP, XML, Java, MS-SQL, Oracle, MySQL, LDAP, Assembler, Xamiran

  • Hardware: Checkpoint, Juniper, Sonicwall, Cisco Routers/Switches, Cisco VOIP, Cisco Wireless, Firemon, Extreme Networks, F5, FireEye, SourceFire, RSA, Ubiquity