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Cyber Security Specialist Resume

Chantilly, VA

OBJECTIVE:

My objective is to obtain a challenging position in the Cyber Security or Information Technology fields with an opportunity for promotion and growth utilizing my leadership, experience and organizational skills and building on my knowledge gained throughout my career in the U.S. Army and the Information Technology industry.

SUMMARY:

  • I am a professional with a U.S. Government Top Secret Security Clearance, with over 16 years military service, and Confidential contracting.
  • I have experience with managing Department of Defense state of the art networks and databases following standards and procedures, analyzing and implementing necessary security requirements.
  • I have performed C & A task using with FISMA, Confidential Cyber Security standards A Cyber Security Controls and DIACAP regulations.
  • I have familiarity with using Gold disk, Confidential ’s.
  • Designed network simulation models based on network topology for risk assessment and developed strategic and contingency plans for network migration using NETWARS network simulation software. Used network scanning and testing devices to evaluate and test network performance.
  • I also have extensive knowledge of multi - platform systems used multiple protocols and topologies, personnel operations, website project management, helpdesk, end user support, and information technology coordination with experience using high visibility enterprise service databases.
  • I am proficient in accomplishing system equipment analysis using the network utilities and procedures.
  • I have managed projects involving me to use my judgment regarding equipment life cycle management, procurement and justification documentation.
  • I have performed technical evaluations and selected systems or equipment, and developed plans with minimal guidance.
  • I have mechanical/electrical aptitude; organized work habits; instinct concerning the behavior of computer systems; highly motivated.
  • I can handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment with little or no supervision.
  • I am able to accept and follow instructions and work well in a team oriented environment.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • CENTRIX Networks
  • SIDPERS III
  • LAN/WAN Technology
  • CISCO VoIP Network
  • Confidential
  • Confidential
  • Windows NT Network
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Server 2003
  • Novell
  • Nortel PBX Network
  • Palindrome backup/restore
  • Cisco 4500 Server
  • Cisco 7940, 7960, 7980 VoIP phones
  • STU III Phones
  • Various CISCO Switches and Routers
  • ILMS
  • Cisco Call Manager
  • Microsoft Active Directory
  • Access
  • SQL Server
  • Cisco Unity Systems Manager
  • ZEN Works
  • Novell 5
  • ACIPS
  • NETWARS Simulation Software
  • Mercury Network Mapping Tool
  • Aperture
  • Remedy
  • Control Point
  • BELARC
  • UNIX
  • Peregrine
  • Clearsight Network Analyzer
  • SPIRENT
  • Smartbits
  • Ghost Imaging Software
  • DRA Domain Controller Application
  • ILMS
  • Metasploit Penertration Tool

EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Chantilly, VA

Cyber Security Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewed Cyber Security Plans (CSPs) from nuclear reactor licensees to ensure their plans provide reasonable assurance that digital systems, digital assets, and networks associated with Safety, Security, and Emergency Preparedness (SSEP) functions are protected from cyber attacks.
  • Collaborated with the NRC staff to evaluate licensee CSPs and ensure the licensee is compliant with the guidelines of the NRC Regulatory Guide, Confidential security controls, and the 10 CFR 73.54 and 10 CFR 73.55 Rules.
  • Created, document, and submit Requests for Additional Information (RAIs) to the licensee to ensure the facility is complying with the commission’s regulations regarding the protection of cyber attacks as defined by 10 CFR 73.1. Determine whether the responses to the RAIs are in line with these regulations and ensure that the licensees update their CSPs.
  • Created Safety Evaluation Reports to be issued to the licensee of each nuclear facility being reviewed.
  • Attended on instrumentation and control systems, networks, and wireless networks to address emerging cyber security issues and vulnerabilities to protect systems, networks, and digital devices for nuclear facilities.
  • Performed or overseen stages of the cyber risk assessment process.
  • Documented key observations, analyses, and findings during the assessment process.
  • Evaluated assumptions and conclusions about known cyber security threats; potential vulnerabilities to, and consequences from an attack; the effectiveness of existing cyber security controls, defensive strategies, and attack mitigation methods; cyber security awareness and of those working with, or responsible for CDAs and cyber security controls throughout their system life cycles; and estimates of cyber security risk levels.
  • Confirmed information acquired during tabletop reviews by conducting walk-downs or electronic validation of CDAs and connected digital assets, and associated cyber security controls.
  • Identified potential new cyber security controls.
  • Performed C&A task
  • Documented the required cyber security control application.
  • Transmitted assessment documentation, including supporting information.

Confidential, Washington, DC

IT Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Provided planning, installation, configuration, diagnosing, testing, implementation, and recovery of failed systems.
  • Identified and mitigated security vulnerabilities and risk and maintain server integrity and availability.
  • Analyzed systems requirements in response to business requirements, risks, and costs. Evaluated, selected, verified, and validated the systems software environment.
  • Evaluated, selected, and installed IT tools and utilities. Integrate hardware and software components within the systems environment, and monitors and fine-tune performance of the systems environment.
  • Evaluates new systems engineering technologies and their effort on the operating environment, and ensures that information security/information assurance policies, principles, and practices are an integral element of the operating environment.
  • Reviewed server room systems and provide deficiencies and make recommendations with solutions for improvement quarterly.
  • Researched and recommend new technology tools and utilities twice within rating period.
  • Planned, directs and leads full life cycle of automated solutions and maintain or enhance existing IT business specific solutions and processes.
  • Led projects and was responsible for: project planning, scheduling, budgeting, advising management, working with project teams, monitoring progress, reviewing deliverable for quality, cost controls and keeping management informed on major issues and status.
  • Worked with other senior Specialist or independently on systems design and development.
  • Prepared comprehensive and technically accurate specifications to describe user requirements.
  • Planned work and negotiate deadlines in accordance with user requirements and existing project workload.
  • Coordinated the requirements of the Government Information Security Reform Act by facilitating security and accreditation of IT projects.
  • Reviewed and analyzed customer requests for equipment or services.
  • Recommend cost efficient and effective IT solutions to user needs.
  • Assisted customers to ensure seamless implementation and success of consolidation in desktop and network systems.
  • Assisted in the development and enforcement of service level agreements (SLAs) to measure customer service levels.

Confidential , Arlington, VA

Senior Desktop Support Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Maintained Domain Controller using Active Directory
  • Responsible for End-user desktop support
  • Respond to telephone, electronic mail, and/or walk-in requests for support for all systems and equipment within State Department environment
  • Troubleshoot end-user to network issues
  • Deployed of new hardware and peripherals
  • Deployed PKI Bio-metric readers and software
  • Installation of Entrust and Data key applications

Confidential, Bowie, MD

Network Administrator/Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Maintained Domain Controller using DRA
  • Created and deleted user accounts on Confidential network
  • Data recovery and backup
  • Provided and maintained network infrastructure for VoIP and data
  • Provided desktop support to users in the Confidential
  • Respond to telephone, electronic mail, and/or walk-in requests for support for all systems and equipment within Confidential environment
  • Troubleshoot problems encountered using microcomputer software
  • Performed hardware/software testing and installation
  • Established baselines for rider systems and data and voice networks

Confidential, Arlington, VA

Senior Helpdesk Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Responded to telephone, electronic mail, and/or walk-in requests for support for all systems and equipment within Pentagon environment
  • Troubleshoot problems encountered using microcomputer software
  • Performed hardware/software testing and installation
  • Installed PKI devices and software
  • Troubleshoot PKI issues and created accounts
  • Performed network and desktop based detection of viruses to counter/eliminate/control
  • Detected, contain and eliminate virus infestations; Provide limited one-on-one desk side for customers requiring assistance on standard software applications and/or IT equipment
  • Provided general technical support for all dial in/remote access systems and other remote systems
  • Evaluated hardware, firmware, peripherals, software packages, etc., for use by staff and provide recommendations to accomplish the desired objectives
  • Ensured technical safeguards are maintained to provide controlled user access, integrity of electronic mail, applications and user data

Confidential, Indian Head, MD

Network Test Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Performed technical assignments requiring knowledge of customary approaches, techniques, and requirements appropriate to the assigned computer applications legacy systems, and trends in the concepts and technologies
  • Evaluated, analyze, operate, maintain, manage, and or improve C4I (NSS) systems, procedures and requirements.
  • Performed C&A task according to DITSCAP and DIACAP standards
  • Established baselines for rider systems and data and voice networks
  • Performed security upgrades and evaluations using Gold disk and Confidential security patches
  • Evaluated, test for interoperability, and certify VoIP networks and systems for Confidential and Confidential
  • Taped backup of network servers

Confidential, Washington, DC

VoIP Network Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Provided network server support
  • VoIP installations using Remedy and Cisco Call Manager software
  • Defined and executed systems engineering activities
  • Performed customer service to alleviate phone issues
  • Maintained system configuration
  • Planed, performed, managed, tested, and validated
  • Bench-marked and documented Cisco systems

Confidential, Herndon, VA

VoIP Network Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Network server support
  • VoIP installations using Remedy and Cisco Call Manager software
  • Define and execute systems engineering activities
  • Perform customer service to alleviate phone issues
  • Maintain system configuration
  • Plan, perform, manage, test, and validate
  • Bench-marking and documentation of Cisco systems

Confidential, Columbia, MD

Helpdesk Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Inventoried computer system at Confidential
  • Repaired and maintained computer systems for over 3,000 end users

Confidential, Washington, DC

Helpdesk Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Inventoried computer system using Confidential tool at different locations in the U.S.
  • Fixed and maintained computer systems

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