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Security Engineer/system Administrator Resume

Vienna, VA

SUMMARY:

Results - driven IT leader with proven results in building solid, secure infrastructures. Extensive record in leading teams to improve results and increase capabilities. Excellent communication skills with proven successes interacting with all levels in an organization. Bilingual in English and Spanish. Expertise includes:

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating Systems: Windows, Linux, Unix

System Administration: Solar Winds, AWS, Exchange, Citrix, CommVault, BackupExec, NetBackup, Group Policy, Active Directory, IIS, RDP, DNS, Bind, Remote Access

Security: Tenable Security Center, Nessus, SecretServer, MalwareBytes Enterprise, Incident Response, Vulnerability Management, Snort Intrusion Detection System, Access Control Lists, McAfee Anti-Virus, Symantec Anti-Virus, TrendMicro Deep Security, Digital Certificates, RSA Tokens, Cisco VPN, Cisco Wireless Security, Barracuda Anti-Spam firewall, Microsoft Forefront, Disk Forensics, Incident Response, Malware detection and analysis, Penetration testing

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential,Vienna,VA

Security Engineer/System Administrator

Responsibilities:
  • Manage Windows systems hosted in AWS
  • Configure and manage SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor clients on development, Test and Production environments
  • Configure and monitor SolarWinds alerts to ensure system reliability
  • Install Tenable Security Center to manage Nessus scanning
  • Configure and monitor Tenable scans to detect system vulnerabilities
  • Manage WSUS for system patching keeping all Windows systems at 100% patch level
  • Report vulnerability and patch levels to federal management team
  • User account creation, changes and deletions.

Confidential,Bethesda,MD

Senior Security Engineer

Responsibilities:
  • Reduced vulnerabilities 25% in the first month and 60% in less than a year
  • Overhauled incident response process to improve response time and resolution
  • Designed, configured and managed security test environment to allow for testing of security processes and products
  • Reduced response the HHS mandated penetration test from 18 months in 2014 to 4 in 2016
  • Deployed, configured and managed Thycotic SecretServer, reducing time and effort to manage privileged accounts
  • Lead administrator for the institute’s Tenable Security Center and Nessus implementation. Improved scanning efficiency from less than 50% to over 90%

Confidential,Laurel,MD

Senior Systems Administrator

Responsibilities:
  • Maintain and administer WSSC's Windows systems
  • Manage VMware virtual systems consisting of over 300 virtual machines.
  • Configure CommVault Simpana backup software to ensure all critical data was backed up daily and restored as needed.
  • Active Directory administration and support
  • Tier 3 user support

Confidential,Frederick,MD

IT Administrator

Responsibilities:
  • Maintained and administered Patriot’s computer networks and related computing environments including hardware, system software, applications, and configurations in accordance with regulatory, company, and department requirements.
  • Implemented networks improvements as needed, including performance monitoring, redesign of network topology, implementation of VMware VSphere, Forescout CounterAct. Maintain Syteline and SharePoint SQL-based databases. Migrate from Checkpoint to Fortinet firewalls

Confidential,Washington,DC

Senior System Engineer

Responsibilities:
  • Hands-on lead engineer for internal projects and VMware administration
  • Develop system to provide consulting services for offices in 85 different countries
  • Project lead for virtualization initiative, migrating close to 100 physical servers to VMWare ESX platform, reducing physical server footprint by 85%
  • Manage ESX environment consisting of 16 ESX hosts, 100+ VMs, HA, DRS, vMotion and SRM
  • Design and implement disaster recovery/business continuity plan, leading to complete DR and BC for all critical systems
  • Implemented changes to IT equipment procurement process for field offices, reducing project startup time
  • Project lead migrating company from 20% to 95% laptop users, increasing workforce mobility
  • Renegotiate mobile device contract, resulting in a $30,000 a year savings
  • Implement intrusion detection system
  • Manage project to migrate 700+ users from Windows XP to Windows 7
  • Lead effort to redesign backup policy for over 3 TB of data, resulting in complete backup coverage
  • Travel to Kabul, Afghanistan to lead new network installation project.
  • Travel to Baku, Azerbaijan to conduct security investigation

Confidential,Washington,DC

Support Team Manager

Responsibilities:
  • Implemented Nagios infrastructure to monitor up time for remote clients
  • Developed standard installation procedures, reducing new installation times by half.

Confidential,Rockville,MD

Network/Systems Engineer

Responsibilities:
  • Developed and implemented 2-tiered authentication for Wireless Access for remote employees
  • Set up new child domains on-site in Germany, Poland and China
  • Adhered to 21CFR11 Compliance Guidelines and Documentation resulting in company passing over a dozen client audits
  • Implemented network, server and application monitoring and support processes to provide improved quality of service
  • Configured BIND to manage internal and external DNS
  • Implemented Blackberry Enterprise Server to support 45 users
  • Developed company mobile device policy
  • Migrated 300 + users from Exchange 5.5 to Exchange 2000
  • Managed project to implement Citrix services, leading to increased staff productivity
  • Trained 200 + users on Microsoft Office applications, Blackberry use and network security

Confidential,Washington

Help Desk Engineer

Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for desktop and laptop computer support services, including installation, configuration, troubleshooting, maintenance, and repairs of personal computer systems, terminals, printers and other peripherals as required
  • Managed, coordinated, and scheduled hardware, software and modifications
  • Provided phone and hands-on technical support for PC hardware, network and software support to users
  • Prioritized wide array of service requests
  • Performed routine computer equipment moves, upgrades, and configuration
  • Provided technical expertise to ensure that desktop and laptop computers are functioning properly

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