Client-focused Senior SIEM Engineer with more than five years supporting and architecting innovative security monitoring solutions and achieving high client satisfaction.
Associates, Computer and Information Sciences,
ITT Technical Institute - Certified Security Testing Professional (7Safe Limited) - LogRhythm Certified Professional - Splunk Certified Power User
Palo Alto Networks
Principal SIEM Engineer, 08/2015 to Current Optiv Inc – 6130 Sprint Parkway, Suite 400 Overland Park, KS 66211
Develop content for the LogRhythm platform around current trending security events to provide real-time,
Guide a team of peers to maintain productivity and accelerate innovation among security and SIEM.
Oversee the integration of all customers into the MSS program so that they can be reliably handed to an
Operations team to conduct standard work.
Work with vendors to develop partner relations in addition to drive new innovation for the platform.
Maintain operational status of 90+ client's SIEM platforms (co-managed or cloud based) with a 90%
efficiency rating based on current SLAs.
Developed data architecture design to enable analysts to perform targeted customer analysis.
Managed creative projects from concept to completion while managing outside vendors.
LogRhythm Team Lead, Inteirm, 05/2015 to 08/2015 Optiv Inc – 6130 Sprint Parkway, Suite 400 Overland Park, KS 66211
Lead a five man team of highly-skilled LogRhythm engineers through tasks ranging from network testing to
high availability SIEM deployment and configuration.
Develop content for the LogRhythm platform around current trending security events to provide real time,
Manage and maintain over a dozen "single-client" LogRhythm environments (Avg.
350 million logs per day)
-Manage cloud based "multi-client" SIEM platform that incorporates over sixty independent clients.
MSS SIEM Engineer II, 02/2015 to 05/2015 FishNet Security – 6130 Sprint Parkway, Suite 400 Overland Park, KS 66211
Managed and monitored upkeep of "cloud" LogRhythm SIEM environment.
Architect full LogRhythm SIEM solutions.
Dedicated management of LogRhythm/Nitro environments.
Peer-review and training (LogRhythm).
Developed parsing rules for custom log sources (Regex)
-Crafted customer-specific custom alarms.
Tracked changes in SIEM environment through custom-created reports.
MSS SIEM Engineer I, 01/2014 to 02/2015 FishNet Security – 6130 Sprint Parkway, Suite 400 Overland Park, KS 66211
Reviewed, analysed and alerted on security events generated by multiple SIEM environments (LogRhythm,
-Deep threat and malware analysis to provide additional information to the client based of signatures of
Assisted with SIEM implementation, hardware/software configuration and rule tuning.
MSS Security Analyst II, 05/2012 to 12/2013 FishNet Security
Monitor and analyst log data from multiple log sources (databases, firewalls, Windows/UNIX servers) that
come into our LogRhythm, multi-tenant SIEM cloud environment.
Deep level assessment of data for any security releated threats followed by the assignment of incident critical
After the threat level has been assigned I work with the client towards resolving and preventing
future security incidents.
This position represented the Engineering tier of the department for the cloud environment before the
creation of FNS' SIEM Team.
High Speed Specialist, 01/2012 to 05/2012 Time Warner Cable
Troubleshooting Internet and VOIP related connectivity issues.
Resolve escalated billing/dispatch/customer service disputes with customers.
Re-sell of products and services offered that matched the customer's available package.
Federal Work Study, 08/2009 to 02/2010 ITT Technical Institute
Worked with the school's System Support Tech in maintaining computer network, installation of new
images and updated operating systems and computer maintenance.
Assisted students with network connection issues, software and hardware support, and documentation.
Help Desk Tech, 04/2007 to 11/2008 ISPN
Provided Internet troubleshooting and basic customer service for several US ISPs who outsources support to
Helped user's repair Internet and Computer related issues via telephone and online applications.
Worked with users to resolve issues concerning billing issues and loss-of-service.
Maintained and monitored networks for various ISPs.
Documented all calls using a ticket system for reference.
Associate of Applied Science: Computer Sciences, 2012 ITT Technical Institute -
Participated in the Federal Student Work-Study Program
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Companies Worked For:
Time Warner Cable
ITT Technical Institute
ITT Technical Institute
Job Titles Held:
Principal SIEM Engineer
LogRhythm Team Lead, Inteirm
MSS SIEM Engineer II
MSS SIEM Engineer I
MSS Security Analyst II
High Speed Specialist
Federal Work Study
Help Desk Tech
Associate of Applied Science : Computer Sciences , 2012
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