Security Assurance Specialist March 2013 to CurrentRadian Group Inc
Infrastructure Consolidation: Assisted in reduction of server count from 440 servers down to 296 by consolidating applications and redesigning application Infrastructure.
Service Oriented Architecture: Designed High Availability architecture in DMZ offering customers no downtime without compromising security and eliminating data at rest in DMZ.
Standardized IIS infrastructure: Created a standardized documentation and level set for all IIS server residing in Infrastructure.
In the process of Standardizing upgraded .net application to latest version without any issues to business.
Enterprise FTP rebuild: Led comprehensive FTP upgrade project from a design perspective and project manager role.
Built FTP from ground up while decommissioning old Legacy FTP environment with no downtime to customers, thus improving secure connections to customers while removing several security risks.
Rebuild Student Lab: Completely removed local college's student IT lab and redesigned using VMWare.
Rebuilt entire OSI layer (running new cables, configuring routers/switches, setting up new dc's, assigning vlans, creating VMs, ghosting images, administered security rights).
Documented and trained Teachers and staff on new environment.
Provide expert subject-matter security analysis of projects assigned and/or sponsored through Information Technology and other Business Units.
Perform log analysis on systems to detect anomalous activities.
Participate in Change Management approval function, as required, including attending review meetings and reviewing/approving change control tickets as a representative for Corporate Information Security.
Reviewing and responding to known and possible network attacks, vulnerabilities and alerts Maintaining and reviewing secure access to program servers, file shares, and security groups Proficiency in performing audit analysis of accounts and process management Developing measures to prevent unauthorized software from being installed and executed Recommending and supporting the development and management of network security and incident response policies and procedures Proficiency in archiving and reviewing system audit logs and all other pertinent log files that will support incident response activities Maintaining records on configuration and patch management tools to ensure that patches/system modifications maintain the desired security posture Developing/revising technical standards for security devices, security operations, and other operations Proficiency in developing measures to prevent unauthorized software from being installed and executed on systems.
Interacting with information security vendors and holding information security vendors accountable to their technology and services obligations Administering the vulnerability management program Ensuring that change control procedures are strictly followed for all changes to all production systems.
Application Administrator April 2010 to February 2013Radian Group Inc
Provide Tier 3 resolutions Resolve external customer connectivity issues Deploy managed applications code Define and Maintain file services security Manage internal and external customer connections SME over SOAe, SecureTransport, IIS, AD LDS, Web Services, and In-house Web Applications Microsoft IIS 6 and 7 hosting including administration, configuration, and troubleshooting, Net Framework 3.5 /4 Supported application implementation efforts, including application configuration, testing, and problem resolution (Tier 2/3) for internally hosted application Worked with other departments to provide an overall 99.999% availability of enterprise and production services Improved operational efficiency by automating repetitive tasks using tools like Windows batch, PowerShell, VBScript Use HP monitoring tools for problem definition and resolution Created technical documentation for server and application environments Technical lesion for multiple business groups Assist in Web Application Vulnerability assessments Manage Citrix NetScalers from Applications Create/Manage SSL certificates.
NOC Operator March 2009 to April 2010Radian Group Inc
Monitored internal and external network Aided staff in troubleshooting complex customer issues Performed key role in providing Tier 2 resolution Documentation of S.O.P.s Provided patching coordination and testing.
Systems Administrator/Network Administrator October 2008 to January 2009International College of Broadcasting
Configured security environment through Active Directory Imaged company operating system on all computers Provided 24x7computer support for students and staff.
Performed diagnostics and troubleshooting of system issues Removed viruses.
Education and Training
Associate of Applied Science : Network Engineering, August 2008Network Engineering
Associate of Applied Science : Network Manager, March 2009Network Manager
Microsoft Security Specialist : March 2009
Bachelors of Applied Science : Information Assurance and Security, June 2012Information Assurance and Security
Microsoft Certified IT Professional: Server Administrator (MCITP: SA) Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator: Security (MCSA: S) Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist: SharePoint 2007 (MCTS) Security + CNSS National Standards 4011 SANS: Web App Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking SANS: Network Penetration Testing and Ethical Hacking
.net, Active Directory, AD, cables, Change Management, Cisco Routers, Citrix, dc, Documentation, Firewalls, FTP, HP, Open View, IBM, IIS, Information Security, Information Technology, Intel, Microsoft IIS 6, Linux, meetings, access, Microsoft Certified, Windows, Enterprise, network security, Network, Networking, Operating Systems, operating system, OSI, policies, problem resolution, process management, routers, security analysis, servers, Shell Scripting, SQL, SSL, Switches, technical documentation, troubleshooting, upgrade, VBScript, VMs, Web Applications
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Companies Worked For:
Radian Group Inc
International College of Broadcasting
Job Titles Held:
Security Assurance Specialist
Systems Administrator/Network Administrator
Associate of Applied Science : Network Engineering , August 2008 Associate of Applied Science : Network Manager , March 2009 Microsoft Security Specialist : March 2009 Bachelors of Applied Science : Information Assurance and Security , June 2012
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