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Architect- Project Manager-business Development Resume

Reston, VA

SUMMARY:

  • Self - motivated, highly driven and result oriented individual skilled in troubleshooting, repairing and maintaining microwave and network communication equipment.
  • Background includes licensed and unlicensed microwave, broadband over power line, MDU wired solutions, as well as layer2 and layer3 networking.
  • Specific experience in WLAN packet analysis; intrusion detection, performance analysis, and advanced design.
  • An in-depth understanding of both wireless and wired network technology is essential with expert knowledge of all 802.11 wireless networking; wireless Security “802.1x, 802.11i, EAP, PEAP, TTLS, TKIP, XSEC, RADIUS, PKI.
  • Radio frequency communication principals, including related wireless LAN technologies in the areas of site surveying, design, installation, management, security, analysis, troubleshooting, and integration with wired networks.
  • I am a career wireless and security professional with a proven record for stepping up to new challenges and getting the job done. With over 15 years of hands-on wireless and security experience, I have always ensured projects of high complexity and visibility achieve their objectives and forecasts.
  • Ensuring all milestones are accomplished under budget throughout a project’s System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) while still meeting and exceeding the stakeholder’s expectations. I have moved recently to more management and business development and would like to continue that path if the future allows Confidential .
  • Extensive background in developing, implementing and managing strategic, technical and operational wireless and security plans that are aligned with business goals and objectives, diverse security architectures (e.g., people, processes, technology), systematic and structured risk management strategies, as well as properly aligning wireless designs that meet not only the demands of an entire organization, but are perfectly postured to withstand future growth.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Reston, VA

Architect- Project Manager-Business Development

Responsibilities:

  • Manage team of up to 8 engineers and support personnel along with up to 30+ cabling vendor personnel at any time designing and installing FIPS 140-2 certified wireless systems at DLA warehouse facilities throughout Conus and Oconus; at any one time there are 2 to 3 sites running concurrently in various stages of the design and implementation process.
  • Responsible for meetings and coordination with the DLA facility, gathering data from the facility, an on-site RF survey, design development, equipment procurement and delivery, site installation, validation and turnover. Work with Confidential ’s site leads to resolve unique challenges presented by each site.
  • In addition to typical program management responsibilities, hold direct responsibility for ensuring that all sites are designed and installed properly, that the site, subcontractors, and DLA PMO are kept informed, and that all information and support required for a successful outcome at each site are provided.

Confidential

Wireless Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Architect for the nationwide VAMC wireless network deployment, Department of Commerce open office deployment, National Defense Wireless Deployment, VAMC WCS to NCS Prime upgrade, DLA wireless warehouse deployment.
  • Extensive experience with government and industry security regulations including: ISO 17799/27001 , FIPS, and NIST secure computing guidelines.
  • Designed and implemented accredited Confidential Wireless Deployment implementing Cisco ISE, Cisco Prime NCS, Cisco 5508 controller, Cisco 3600 and 3700 Series AP, AnyConnect, for National Defense University and Joint Staff College and Department of Commerce.
  • Successfully lead and obtained Certification and Accreditation (C&A) system and application Authorities To Operate (ATO) for National Defense University and Joint Staff College.
  • Hands-on security experience with the following FISMA C&A processes: System Security Authorization Agreement (SSAA) development, Concept of Operations (CONOPS) development, System Rules of Behavior development, Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E) from both a documentation (i.e., Security Requirements Traceability Matrix (SRTM) and overall risk assessment plan construction) and a technical (vulnerability scanning and analysis) standpoint, Incident Response planning, SDLC planning, DIACAP transition planning, Contingency, Disaster Recovery, and Continuity of Operations (CP/DRP/COOP) planning, Project of Action and Milestones (POA&M) development and execution as well as conducting Privacy Impact Assessments.
  • Developed Training documentation and conduct training sessions with customer staff and colleagues on Cisco wireless installation and best practices.
  • Managed and created proposals / RFP responses that represent opportunities up to $5 million or more in the WLAN(WiFi) market segment
  • Cost Analysis and Price to Win analysis
  • Maintain a broad technical understanding of products offered by Cisco and its competitors.
  • Perform detailed analysis of proposal technical requirements and develop compliance matrices.
  • Provided ongoing visibility into the development of proposal responses to management.
  • Contributed to the development and maintenance of a central database of responses, including a list of questions, answers, and screenshots for common proposal questions.
  • Managed RFP response process and project deliverables.
  • Assist the deal team in quickly determining proposal risks, such as timeline constraints or technical limitations.
  • Contributed to ongoing process improvement activities to streamline the development of accurate, winning responses.

Confidential, Reston, VA

Engineering Manager/ SME

Responsibilities:

  • Cisco ISE deployment for wireless network with posture assessment and AD tiebacks.
  • Implemented Layer 3/RADIUS tiebacks for Cisco Wireless network with certificate and user authentication tiebacks at 80 different facilities for the Veterans Affairs.
  • Engineering Manager for the nationwide VAMC wireless network deployment.
  • Directly in charge of 24 other colleagues for the Wireless survey and deployment of the Cisco Wireless networks for the Veteran Affairs wireless deployment.
  • Designed and implemented an interoperable, scalable, and secure system for wireless LAN roaming, detailed site surveys using the latest surveying features of wireless LAN protocol analyzers, and using wireless LAN protocol analyzers for performance analysis, security solution verification, and 802.11 wireless LAN frame and process analysis. Created site survey, installation and testing related documentation.
  • Designed and managed installations of FIPS 140-2 Wireless network deployment at National Defense University. Configured network Port Channels, Ether Channels, VLAN’s, DHCP scopes, ACS tiebacks, and router and server configurations for the addition of the wireless network.
  • Managed multiple installation sites at in all stages of survey, installation, and turnover.
  • Provide SME with multiple Contract proposal and awards.
  • Developed Training documentation and held training sessions with customer staff and colleagues on Cisco wireless installation and best practices.
  • Performed detail wireless site surveys using RF Spectrum Analyzer, Air Magnet Site Survey.
  • Managed Cable installation teams.
  • Kept installations on time and on budget while serving as Project Manager.
  • Created detail Visio drawings of Enterprise and System level installation designs.
  • Train VA staff on newly installed wireless network for installation, operation, and management.

Confidential, Fairfax, VA

R4 Confidential Lead/ Regional Manager/ Wireless SME

Responsibilities:

  • Performed extensive vulnerability scans and penetration tests against every system to ensure FISMA and DITSCAP compliancy.
  • Worked with systems administrators to ensure new hardware that was placed on the network was thoroughly scanned for vulnerabilities.
  • Created WIDS rule base for security assessment and posturing.
  • Region 4 Confidential Lead for the nationwide VAMC wireless network deployment.
  • Directly in charge of 6 other colleagues in my region for the Confidential installation and deployment of the Cisco Wireless networks.
  • Designed and implemented an interoperable, scalable, and secure system for wireless LAN roaming, detailed site surveys using the latest surveying features of wireless LAN protocol analyzers, and using wireless LAN protocol analyzers for performance analysis, security solution verification, and 802.11 wireless LAN frame and process analysis. Created site survey, installation and testing related documentation.
  • As lead engineer I worked with the site in creating and configuring their network Port Channels, Ether Channels, VLAN’s, DHCP scopes, and router and server configurations for the addition of the wireless network.
  • Managed multiple sites at once in all stages of the installation.
  • Managed weekly calls with the sites for system updates, configurations issues, and installation issues.
  • Served as Project Manager as well as Confidential Lead for multiple sites in the region.
  • Completed the core installations of the Cisco 4400 and WiSM controllers as well as the MSE and WCS at regional facilities.

Confidential, Norfolk, VA

MWE Wireless Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Develop prototype wireless communication for Confidential installation that allowed for work management and labor work force to access information without having to leave work site utilizing RTLS location based services.
  • Developed data network that allowed communications to transfer into the ship with the use of power line communications on the Temporary Electrical services deployed into the ship while in overhaul that allowed the extension of the wireless network.
  • Designed 802.11a/b/g/n wireless network to transfer Confidential information across secure networks and boundary firewalls.
  • Assisted in the design of a prototype pRFID and aRFID tracking system to locate equipment taken off ship while in dry-dock, track tools and equipment, and integrate barcode reads into current Navy software applications.
  • Directly responsible as a team for the total technical compliance and unity of the network architecture, logical and design detail and interoperability with the Navy legacy core network.
  • Evaluated vendors for implementation of Wireless network, RFID tagging and tracking system, and mobile handheld devices. Tested compliance issues against strict Confidential, NAVSEA08, NMCI regulations, and FIPS 140-2.
  • Created documentation and ensure MWE installation is following the guidelines outlined in the MWE contract. Updated official documentation to current operating procedures. Created training material for future deployment efforts.
  • Created official design documentation for Government review.
  • Performed detail wireless site surveys using RF Spectrum Analyzer, Air Magnet Site Survey, Aruba Outdoor Planner, and VisiWave Site Survey.
  • Created detail Visio drawing of installation location to include in As-Built packages.
  • Integrated a Wireless Intrusion Detection System (WIDS) into the wireless network design to detect Rouge APs, Denial of Service Attacks, and full automatic threat isolation.
  • Prepared FIPS 140-2 documentation for accreditations.

Confidential, Oklahoma City, OK

2GWLAN Confidential Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Designed/Implemented enterprise class secure WLAN solutions with global/campus scope and scale for integration into the Confidential ".mil" and Federal".gov" enterprise IP network domains for the design, engineer, furnish, install, and test ( Confidential & Confidential ) of WLAN solutions on a large scale global enterprise networks across all tiers (CONUS & OCONUS) to include LAN/MAN/WAN environments
  • PKI wireless authentication using RADIUS with Aruba Controllers and Access Points using x.509 based certificates and CA.
  • Directly responsible as a team for the total technical compliance and unity of the Confidential 2GWLAN architecture, logical and design detail and interoperability with the AF Intranet designs. Confidential team acted as the principle technical liaison to 653rd ELSG/ESC and participates in all technical interchange meetings.
  • Worked on future and current proposals and change control processes, then tested and validated processes for conformity.
  • Provide additional specialized training to customer's, internal and external, as needed.
  • Maintained documentation and ensure 2GWLAN installations are following the guidelines outlined in the 2GWLAN contract. Updated official documentation to current operating procedures.
  • Prepared tech notes and whitepapers over new requirements, directives and process improvements.
  • Designed and Implemented 2GWLAN Wireless network for the United States Air Force of over 70 bases with over 150,000 node network worldwide.
  • Provided engineering support and trouble resolution for field personnel deploying 2GWLAN systems, via phone, email and on-site support during pre, current, and post installation.

Confidential, Fenton, MO

Field Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Installed and maintained over 150 device mesh radio deployment in citywide Wi-Fi network
  • Installed and supported customer CPE device installs to connect to Wi-Fi Network
  • Scheduled and recorded customer support issues
  • Provided equipment maintenance on 7 Wi-Fi Tower distribution locations
  • Served on rotating on call 24/7 support team
  • Coordinated and supervised subcontractors for electrical and wireless equipment installations.
  • Provided technical expertise to customers in regards to various hardware and networking issues
  • Install, test and repair wireless backhaul and multipoint data communications.

Confidential, St. Louis, MO

Senior Wireless Network Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Provided 24/7 full support for a 800 client based point to Multipoint Wireless ISP
  • Responsible for day to day WAN/LAN connectivity involving Extreme and Cisco routers, and switches, mail servers, firewalls, DNS, TCP/IP, DHCP, Vlan, OSPF, BGP, FTP, Telnet, Active directory, Network Monitoring, as well as other services.
  • Install, test and repair wireless backhaul and multipoint data communications.
  • Evaluated new equipment based on needs and benefits.
  • Prepared cost estimates and proposal generations to support sales effort, as well as client system design and operation.
  • Trained company personnel on proper setup, usage, and troubleshooting of wireless equipment and software.
  • Windows 2000 server Active Directory Management, group policy design and deployment, server and network security design, server and desktop patch deployment.
  • Provided technical expertise to customers in regards to various hardware and networking issues.
  • Install, test and repaired land/wireless communications systems including tower work.
  • Prepared detailed schedules of equipment maintenance and reports to smoothly update network as needed.
  • Coordinated and supervised venders/subcontractors for Telco, electrical and wireless equipment installations.
  • Performed site surveys, maintenance, repair and upgrades of Microwave equipment as well as in-house networking equipment.
  • Analyzed, solved, and serviced wireless/wired LAN systems on site.
  • Performed calibrated verification, and live drive testing of 802.11 a/b/g systems, 5.8 GHz, 11GHz, 18GHz, and 80GHz licensed backhauls, 60GHz Short range backhaul, Short Range Optics, Broadband over Powerline Applications, as well as Mesh networks including Dual and Tri-band.
  • Traveled to remote location for build, maintenance, and repair of Tower sites.
  • Performed all aspects of RF engineering for Confidential and its clients including site selection, support, RF field tuning/optimization, interference measurement/tracking, wireless backhaul and general RF field troubleshooting
  • Installation and setup of several SMTP server management tools including InterMapper, What's up Gold Professional, and GFI server monitor.
  • Configured and managed many client networks using Windows 2000/2003 and performed many seamless migrations to Windows 2003 domains.
  • Consolidation of the recovery and backup for all Confidential company data to a central management concept, providing efficient data backup, data reclamation and efficient disaster server recovery services.
  • Configured and supported Cisco routers and switches for VPN, OSPF, Port Forwarding, Port configuration, SNMP.

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