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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Results-driven Computer Science professional with good technical skills, firm grasp of business needs and understanding of user requirements gathering. Assesses risks, troubleshoots problems and conducts tests. Excellent communication and planning abilities.


    2019 2nd Quarter HQ AFRL Civilian Category II Award

    2016 Risk Management Framework Team Award

    2010 Outstanding Customer Service Award

  • Software improvements
  • Project coordination
  • Data Mining
  • Machine learning
  • Organization and Time management
  • Flexible & Adaptable
  • Customer Service
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Adaptability
  • Self-motivated professional
  • Microsoft Office
  • Relationship-Building
  • Computer proficiency
  • Collaboration
  • Critical thinking
  • Teamwork
  • Hardware development
  • Testing procedures
Work History
07/2019 to Current Computer Scientist Department Of Commerce | Mount Juliet, TN,
  • Serves as the RQ Risk Management Framework (RMF) Lead that oversees the RQ RMF program and processes to ensure RQ meets compliance requirements. Standardizes RMF processes across RQ sites where possible and practical.
  • Reviews all RMF packages from all RQ sites for accuracy, consistency, and completeness before forwarding them to HQ AFRL for approval.
  • Reports RMF package completion metrics and status to management and Higher Headquarters, along with issues and corrective actions required to maintain compliance.
  • Coordinates with the HQ AFRL Cybersecurity Office to obtain and clarify current policy and resolve issues.
  • Oversees RQ RMF Continuous Monitoring Program.
  • Accomplishes complex RMF packages for systems including but not limited to Unmanned Aerial Systems (UASs).
  • Serves as lead for RQ Cybersecurity Incident Response, ensuring all reporting timelines and processes are followed.
  • Serves as the Alternate TEMPEST Certifier for RQ classified systems.
  • Additionally, serves as the Unit Self-Assessment Program (USAP) Manager for RQ. As the USAP Manager controls and manages the Air Force Inspection System (AFIS) within RQ.
  • Works with users across RQ on compliance checklists and AFIS preparations.
  • Administers the Management Internal Control Toolset (MICT) within RQ.
  • Supports the RQ Director in interfacing with the AFRL Commander's Inspection Management Board (CIMB).
  • Coordinates with other Technical Directorates and AFRL/IG as needed to ensure successful RQ integration into AFRL CC's Inspection Program (CCIP).
  • Monitors observations and deficiencies and ensures proper elevation within the organization.
  • Determines and implements supporting activities for the USAP program to include training, planning for IG visits, and communications to RQ. Briefs RQ leadership and other organizations on RQ USAP.
  • Represents RQ to other organizations on USAP.
02/2013 to 07/2019 Computer Scientist Department Of Commerce | New Bedford, MA,
  • Provide incident response support to AFRL TDs and AFRL HQ for Computer Security Incidents(CATs)
  • Conducted vulnerability testing on software for use on networks Air Force wide.
  • Provide incident response support to AFRL TDs and AFRL HQ for Classified Messaging Incidents (CMIs)
  • Provide tracking and updates to AFRL HQ management for Incidents on a monthly basis and also complete the quarterly brief that is briefed to our leadership including our Major General which is the Commander at AFRL.
  • Act as technical liaison between AFRL units and AFMC/A6 and INOSC East (Det 3), I am the main POC for monthly submission for Air Force Material Command (AFMC) Network Violation Report to AFMC/A3.
  • Provides forum with INOSC to help work issues and problems that occur, addressing AFRL unique needs for NIPRnet.
  • Provide IAM services and technical security oversight for the RDT&E Ring Project
  • Monitor industry and DoD sources to maintain information on current threats to the network
  • Provide technical guidance and clarification for Cyber Security issues to the HQ and TD Cyber Security staff
  • Act as the POC for monthly submission for AFMC Network Violation Report to AFMC/A3
  • Conducted technical system assessments along with ports, protocol, service (PPS) technical reviews for AFRL mission-critical Research and Development communication systems.
  • Provided all support on Ports, Protocols, and Services (PPS) technical reviews, technical system assessments, and technical scan assessment reviews of Air Force and AFRL systems on NIPRnet, SIPRnet and RDT&E Network. Communicated findings with PMs and review team.
  • Effectively communicated and clarified how import to the TD’s it is for network security incidents to decrease and to get the word out about policies.
  • Provided technical guidance and clarification for Information Assurance (IA) issues to the HQ and TD IA staffs.
  • Help all TDs and Headquarters (HQ) keep their classified and unclassified networks in compliance with AF policy.
  • Assessed Canopy software for use on NIPR/SIPR/DREN networks. The tested package has been sent to AFNIC for further review.
  • Tested products for the project Virtualized Application Database Center (VADC) for SAF. Products list LogRhythm, CliQr and Impreva.
  • Tested products like WatchGaurd and PWNIExpress for effect in support of SAF-CIO/A6
  • Successfully executed LogRhythm network monitoring tool within AFRL/HQ after successful SAF/A6 directed test.
  • Installing, hosting, configuring, and testing of: DBNetworks, Docker, Decision Lens and In2itive for efforts in support of SAF-CIO/A6
  • Assisted in configuring and maintaining an ACAS server for AFRL Cybersecurity Office
  • Cisco switch admin alternate for headquarters for the DREN.
  • Appointed Functional Lead for the Cybersecurity Office for Inspector General Support. Responsible for all administrative issues related to the Inspector General Program
  • Administered the Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) server for AFRL Cyber Security Office.
07/2011 to 02/2013 Technical Support Engineer Ibm Corporation | Yorktown Heights, NY,

While working at RCF Information Systems as an administrator for NIPRnet, SIPRnet and RD&T Network Systems under the Information Technology Services Support (ITSS) contract with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), Headquarters (HQ). Provide support for Information Technology (IT) systems including: day-to-day operations, monitoring and problem resolution for all of the client problems. Provides support for all AFRL HQ and communication of status to management and internal customers. Provide leadership to other co-workers to help them solve problems they can’t figure out, like the go to person for questions about problems.

10/2009 to 06/2011 Web Developer Barracuda Networks | Ann Arbor, MI,

While working at Harris IT Service I was a Senior Web Application Developer for the Information Technology Services Support (ITSS) contract with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), Headquarters (HQ). Provided support for all AFRL HQ Information Technology (IT) systems including: SharePoint\LiveLink, MRC, DTTIS, ACR, and Warfighter. While working for them I developed software systems knowledge techniques, computer software concepts, and computer hardware concepts resulted in higher customer satisfaction.

Expected in 06/2016 to to Master of Science | Cyber Security Wright SClaire University, Dayton, OH GPA:
Expected in 04/2016 to to Certificate | Cyber Security Analytics Wright SClaire University, Dayton, OH GPA:
Expected in 08/2010 to to Bachelor of Science | Computer Engineering Wright SClaire University, Dayton, OH GPA:
Expected in 05/2000 to to High School Diploma | Union City Community High School, Union City, IN GPA:
  • Member of [Union City Community Honor's Society

WSU Alumni Association

  • Security +, CompTia - February 2008
  • Security + CE, CompTia - December 2013 - December 2022
  • IT Level 1 – Defense Acquisition University, February 2014
  • IT Level 2 – Defense Acquisition University, April 2015
  • IT Level 3 - Defense Acquisition University, August 2016
Additional Information

Security Clearance:

Top Secret Clearance

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  • Wright SClaire University
  • Union City Community High School

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