Promote optimal performance, reliability, and security across core business systems.
Results-driven professional offering a progressive, twenty-year career in information technology.
Repeated success directing IT projects from inception to execution, strategically allocating resources and delegating tasks to achieve on-time, on-budget delivery.
Process improvement champion with a history of implementing new procedures and technologies to strengthen security posture and, enhance operational efficiency, and control costs.
IT security policies
Patch management process (IAVA)
Change management processes
Strong collaborative skills
Capacity and scalability planning
Excellent problem solving skills
Knowledge of RETINA
Strong analytical skills
Increased core system availability to 80% by developing standards and architectural governance and implementing best practices.
Spearheaded and led a major network installation and upgrade project. Oversaw IT support for 23 servers, 5,000+ users and 3,000 desktops and laptops. Maintained 87% uptime for 22 weeks in a row.
Strategy and Planning
Developed and communicated network usage, security policies and standards to all users.
Established policies and procedures for publishing Share point sites and applications in conjunction with content creators and department heads.
Reduced the incidence of IT issues by 75% globally by leading a testing initiative improvement program.
United States Navy - COMSUBGRU7March 2015 to May 2017Communication Watch Officer Yokosuka, Japan
Led 16 personnel in their personal and professional growth, while managing 10 Radio Frequency communication broadcasts, while also providing rapid, reliable, Ship-to-Shore IP Data links to 23 U.S.
and Allied Submarines.
Project lead in the installation/configuration of 5 Windows 2008 Servers and 8 Windows 7 PC clients.
Assisted with development and deployment of current common server and command & control system consisting of 10K end users.
Assisted with the modernization of the Submarine Wide-Area Network, upgrading 4 CISCO 2600 routers and the installation of 4 T1 Fiber Optic backbones, increasing the bandwidth and Network reliability between Shore Network Operations Centers by 60 percent, and saving the Navy $10K by eliminating legacy communications paths.
United States Navy - USS CARL VINSON CVN 70November 2012 to March 2015Automated Data Processing Chief San Diego, CA
Installed, administered, maintained, troubleshot, and supported high-availability systems, server stacks, LAN, VTC, and peripherals.
Designated Information Assurance Security Officer; implemented and enforced information security policies and best practices to protect against threats and data loss.
Managed accounts and training for system administrators and 3,500+ users.
Managed key projects to include designing and implementing SharePoint Portal; migrated 3,000 email accounts to enterprise email system; installed VTC system; received and imaged 900 laptops and personal computers.
Facilitated deployment and reintegration activities; maintained classified and unclassified systems, user account access, and information security; supported dispersed enterprise systems with 9K users.
Championed continuing education and professional certifications for IT staff.
United States Navy - USS GEORGE WASHINGTON CVN 73June 2010 to October 2013Electronic Data Processing Chief Yokosuka, Japan
Managed 17 Sailors in the administration, maintenance, and readiness of the Command's 80 Servers, and over 4,000 personal computers, and 5,000+ users.
Handled wiring at five locations for implementation of logistics software; connected 200+ workstations and 13 data servers.
Ensured uninterrupted connectivity and maintenance for 3,500+ users.
Expertly upgraded and reconfigured radios, encryptors, and satellite terminals valued over $3M.
Achieved a 98% operational readiness rate for 108 secure and non-secure data systems.
United States Navy - COMTHIRDFLEETJune 2007 to June 2010Automated Information Systems Chief/ Information Assurance Manager San Diego, CA
Managed eight personnel in the maintenance and upkeep of 22 Windows/Unix Servers, 300+ pc clients, and over 2,500 user accounts
Coordinated, and implemented network security measures to protect data, including configuring, monitoring, patching, and maintaining virus protection software, firewalls, access-control lists, and proxy servers.
Analyzed complex computer systems to assess vulnerability and risk.
Identified, reported and resolved network security violations.
Education and Training
University of Maryland University College2018Bachelor of Science: Cyber SecurityMD, USA