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Information Security Architect Resume

SUMMARY:

I am a results focused security professional with a pedigree in systems engineering. My extensive experience, industry knowledge, and personality, make me a valuable asset when navigating today’s complex security landscape.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

PCI Compliance, SOX, Defense in depth. Web content filtering, DLP, Windows Servers 2003 - 2012, Red Hat Servers 5-6, Confluence, Keylight, AWS, Azure, VMWare, Packet sniffing and analysis, firewalls, Active Directory, Group Policy, antivirus, data forensics

EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Information Security Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Vetted out any purchased product/service for security concerns and designed architectures to compensate for any shortcoming.
  • Provided secure architecture designs to development.
  • Wrote policies, standards, and guidelines on various topics.
  • Sat on the Cloud Steering Committee to hear new use cases and make sure security best practices were designed into new applications.
  • Assisted in design and enhancements of automating our security exception workflows.
  • Provided guidance and design recommendations when transitioning from PCI 2 to PCI 3.1.
  • Conducted annual firewall reviews as required for PCI compliance.
  • Worked with process owners and executives during the merger with Global Payments to ensure continuous security posture.

Information Security Analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Transitioned from Vontu DLP to Websense DLP
  • Monitored systems and endpoints in secure networks for storage and transmission of sensitive data.
  • Administration of DLP systems.

Senior Systems Administrator

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Windows/Red Hat Administration (Windows Server 2003 - 2012, RHEL 5-6)
  • Radware AppDirector Administration for web farm load balancing.
  • Supported 100+ developers throughout the development lifecycle.
  • Built and maintained a multi-node OpsView monitoring solution that successfully monitored our infrastructure nationwide.
  • Traveled extensively to support remote offices and meet with executives to devise long term corporate strategies.
  • Met with process owners to devise and build solutions that made sense for them and made financial sense for the business.
  • Became lead engineer for AWS integration leveraging EC2, SNS, SQS, Dynamo, and SES.
  • Worked closely with the security team to identify vulnerabilities and ensure systems were operating in compliance with PCI, SOX, and other regulatory standards.
  • Vetted vendors for various solutions including virtualization, storage, compute, monitoring and cloud.
  • Conducted training with NOC and junior engineers on various systems, best practices, and security standards.
  • Worked on systems integration for acquired companies to bring them into the fold while encouraging them to maintain the standards and individuality that brought them to us.
Senior Systems Administrator

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Support desktop PC and Mac users worldwide.
  • Saved the company tens of thousands of dollars a year by implementing a free open source Linux based imaging solution that completely replaced Ghost.
  • Created a master image for each developer tuned to their exact specification. Decreased redeployment time from 8 hours to 1 hour.
  • Train end-users to use hardware and software.
  • Advised users of best practices and security standards
  • Suggest creative and effective solutions to nagging problems.
  • Helped end users deliver to customers using technology and people management skills to find solutions that were not immediately apparent.

Confidential

Systems Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Server provisioning and testing.
  • Maintaining documentation, licenses, knowledgebase articles, and training materials.
  • Support services such as IIS, AD, Exchange, MS SQL and the full Windows 2003 - 08 Suite.
  • Responsible for day-to-day support for managed MS servers and web hosting plans.
  • Provided support to clients in 60 countries via phone, email, and ticketing system.
  • Support covered over 3000 dedicated server clients in a Tier IV Data Center.
  • Assist in design, testing and implementation of new technologies such as VM’s and the Cloud.
  • Lead Admin for Parallels Virtuozzo Containers based cluster.
  • Worked extensively with Microsoft Hyper V team and technologies assisting with the management of a 14 node HA Cluster.

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