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.
  • 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
  • Business Requirement Documentation
  • Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
  • IT/Network Security
  • Project Management
  • Solutions Engineering
  • Application Deployment
  • Reverse Engineering   
  • User-Acceptance Testing
  • Team Leadership
  • Strategic Business Planning
  • Troubleshooting/Repair
  • Custom Enhancements

 

Professional Profile

Marriott International  Gaithersburg, MD    2012 - Present

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

  • 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: C/C++, Visual Basic, Objective C, C#, Python, Ruby, Sencha ExtJS, Sencha Touch, Appcelerator, jQuery, Perl, Shell Scripting, PHP, ASP, XML, Java, Javascript, MS-SQL, Oracle, MySQL, LDAP
  • Hardware: Nokia, Checkpoint, Juniper, Sonicwall, Cisco Routers/Switches, Cisco VOIP, Cisco Wireless, Netsilica, Firemon, Extreme Networks, F5, FireEye, SourceFire, RSA