Recent graduate from Towson University. Degree is in e-Business and Computer Information Systems. Quick learner who can rapidly retain information. Excited by the challenge of learning new fields, procedures, and systems. Well-organized and proficient at multi-tasking. Extreme passion for the IT industry, specifically in cybersecurity.
GSM-O Network Change Control Management Replacement (NCCM-R)
As an Information Assurance Engineer I play a role in the NCCM-R team located at DISA headquarters in Fort Meade, Md. NCCM-R is a critical component of the DISN OSS for achieving Rapid Agile Provisioning (RAP), accurate service level reporting for customers, configuration management workflow automation, and reconciliation between the operational and planned configuration of DISN resources. NCCM-R uses Oracle COTS products in the production environment. NCCM-R is deployed at two different sites (St. Louis DECC and Columbus DECC).
I am responsible for locking down our systems in three different environments using DoD Security Technical Implementation Guidelines (STIGs) and benchmarks. This responsibility includes documenting any known issues that were caused by applying STIGs to our environment. Responsible for creating POA&Ms for any open findings. Tools used: SCAP; STIG Viewer
I worked with two other cybersecurity professionals on the NCCM-R Certification and Accreditation Risk Management Framework (RMF) Package. This included making sure that NCCM-R systems were in compliance with DoD standards.
I work as a Systems Administrator who is responsible for setting up all three of NCCM-R environments. This includes deploying Virtual Machines (Windows Server 2012 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux), building templates, patch management (WSUS and RHEL cronjobs), and networking.
I play a role in configuring and deploying the Oracle COTS products used in our environments. Configuration and deployment included full installation of the products, database communications, logging, and WebLogic administration.
I was given the responsibility of setting up our PKI infrastructure. This included generating certificates, submitting forms to Operations, maintaining status, building identity and trust stores in Linux, and helping our Systems Architect setup Windows certificates and CRLs.
I am responsible for performing scans, and monitoring our environments. This included giving status updates on any vulnerabilities found. Tools used: ACAS; HBSS; VMS
Support the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) satellite operations for NASA. The HST client population is spread through five principal sites in Maryland and can be accessed by users at other NASA centers, other vendor sites, and by European partners. Provide end user, network, and security services to 2000+ engineering workstations in the HST network environment. Interface with highly intelligent engineers and scientists. The HST network is comprised of these key components: CISCO routers and switches, Checkpoint Firewalls, Tipping Point IDS, Bluecoat Proxy Servers, Dell Workstations, Microsoft Windows 7, and Highly Available systems.
Dynamic role in Information Systems team supporting the Hubble Space Telescope, encompassing Windows servers, Windows configuration and management, IT security, network design and maintenance My role as a Systems Administrator required these responsibilities:
I was given the lead role to design, develop, and administer the HST Network Info Center website to successfully support mission operations.
During this role I was responsible for content management, web server and application support.
This site included all security and user policies, relevant user information regarding FAQs, information about our environment,.
I worked with the information systems security officer team lead to handle all vulnerability scans, analysis, and remediation.
I was expected to meet customer goals, and keep our systems secure.
Responsible for monthly HST windows images that were deployed on engineering workstations in a mission environment.
This included applying all security and windows patches, installing any necessary software, documenting all updated versions, building the image, and releasing it into our HST environment.
Provided desktop support to end users.
GPA: 3.0 ; Graduated 12/18/2014
Business Management and Information Systems GPA: 3.1 Dean's List; 2010-2012
General Studies; GPA: 3.6 ; Winter 2013
COMPTIA Security+ Certified as of July 1, 2014
Currently Studying for CCNA; Anticipated date of completion Aug 2015;
Active Directory, Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, KACE, McAfee Vulnerability Manager, HTML, Java, VBscript,Mac OS, Windows, OSI model, TCP/IP protocol suite, Networking, SQL,VMware, Windows Server 2008R2, Windows Server 2012,Wireshark, Security measures, Desktop Support, Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Assistant captain of Towson University Ice Hockey Team 2012-2014
Responsibilities: Conduct team meetings on a weekly basis, help manage team budget for away trips, make decisions that
impacted our game day roster, handle locker room conflicts with teammates
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