- Hand - picked over an extremely talented population of officers within Confidential and led the Joint Operations Center (JOC) by orchestrating multi-organizational offensive and defensive cyber efforts.
- Strong track record in cyber incident response and network mitigation defensive measures.
- Selected from more than 100 qualified officers to lead the Information Operations (IO)/Functional Area (FA30) career field.
- Understanding of intelligence communities (IC) and associated agencies functions, as well as related governing U.S. codes in Cyberspace.
- Knowledge of personnel management policies, and procedures necessary to effectively supervise personnel, monitor performance, and ensure compliance with terms and conditions of contracts.
- Proven team building skills to lead others and issue orders in support of an organization's objectives and consistent delivery of total quality customer services.
Cyber Security Analyst Advisor
Confidential, Fairfax, VA
- Performs continuous real-time monitoring with SIEM security tools and facilitates rapid incident response.
- Identifies network computer intrusion evidence, analyzes digital information, and gathers and handles evidence if required.
- Ensures chain of custody and control procedures are followed as well as documents procedures and findings in a manner suitable for courtroom presentation.
- Guides the successful completion of major programs and may function in a project leadership role.
- Developed security operations center (SOC) Incident Response Plan resulting in standardized processes over previously non-existent enterprise security practices.
- Established Daily Event Log for leadership to review that addressed and summarized all activities captured or discovered by enterprise security appliances, e.g. Blue Coat and Splunk.
- Revised 3rd Party Patching guidelines that were incorporated by enterprise tools and network operations branch as part of the routine change management processes.
Cyber Operations Center Lead
Confidential, Fort Meade, MD
- Led several Confidential Operations Synchronization efforts and implemented weekly directives to remediate Tier I through Tier 3 vulnerabilities, resulting in successful defense of the Department of Defense Information ( Confidential ) Networks from adversaries.
- Recommended Information Technology (IT) security policies to senior Confidential leaders based on projected network attack intelligence analysis and comprehensive risk management and information assurance methodologies; policy enforced across 3 million employees.
- Liaised with Interagency and Federal law enforcement on IT incident response and resolution efforts resulting in rapid response and remediation for a wide variety of incidents. (ex: Crime ware, spear phishing, and advanced persistence threats).
- Led 24/7 threat monitoring of 2 million Confidential IT systems and tracked compliance metrics which facilitated the development of host & network countermeasures to thwart emerging IT security threats.
Chief, Joint Policy Branch
Confidential, Fort Knox, KY
- Managed and monitored over 3,700 active and reserve component joint duty assignments for compliance with law and Confidential policy.
- Facilitated and analyzed operations for effectiveness, quality, and performance towards meeting assigned tasks and objectives.
- Served as the Confidential subject matter expert for joint policy and submitted Annual Report to Congress addressing joint duty assignment fill rates.
- Managed the Confidential ’s congressionally mandated Joint Tour Length program that resulted in the Confidential exceeding the requirement by more than 25%.
- Anticipated changes in joint manning requirements and developed an individual joint duty tracking solution that significantly improved the Confidential ’s management of Joint Duty Assignment List positions.
- Developed Joint Policy Branch cross-training program that enabled team members and subordinates to increase proficiency and improve business processes.
Information Operations Career Mgr
Confidential, Fort Knox, KY
- Developed and Implemented the Information Operations (IO) career field recruiting initiative resulting in a 35% increase of candidates applying for acceptance into the information operations career specialty.
- Coordinated and established new partnerships between IO/FA30 and Naval Postgraduate School ( Confidential ), George Washington University, and Kansas City Chiefs which positioned IO/FA30 officers at internships in academia and the commercial sector.
- Planned and led Information Operations/FA30 Branch Briefs to various dignitaries and senior leaders that resulted in laudatory comments from the Director, Officer Personnel Management and a significant spike in requests for information and IO Branch Briefs.
Information Operations Plans Officer/STO Planner
- Planned and identified IO targets for the Confidential Targeting Working Group ( Confidential ) that were published in the Confidential area of operations (AOR) regional magazine to the Iraqi populace.
- Lead IO planner during various Confidential Strategic Campaign and Theatre Campaign Strategy Boards Bureaus Centers and Cells (B2C2) working groups that resulted in the integration of several information operation (IO) marketing products targeted at Afghan audiences.
- Developed Strategic Communications and Theatre Security Cooperation planning products for the commander to use during key leader engagements (KLEs) that led to critical information exchanges with Kuwaiti Ministry of defense.
Special Security Officer
- Supervised the operation of Confidential Special Security Office and revamped the Special Compartmented Information ( Confidential ) security program resulting in clear Confidential guidance to multiple senior leaders in the chain of command and numerous individuals throughout the headquarters.
- Maintained oversight of two Special Compartmented Information Facilities ( Confidential ) Kuwait and Atlanta, and exceeded command expectations by providing timely and accurate support to Soldiers and civilians in multiple locations.
- Overcame challenge of interfacing with Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), Defense Security Service (DSS), and Central Adjudication Facilities (CAFs), resulting in new operating rules and criteria for passing clearances to organizations for verification.