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Professional Summary

Seasoned Cyber Security Professional possessing an in-depth knowledge of various security technologies and methodologies, including intrusion detection and prevention systems, firewalls, vulnerability assessments, and risk management. Driven technologist focused on the implementation of effective security measures to protect the organization's assets and reputation.

  • Experience troubleshooting security product implementations and firewall rules for efficiency, efficacy and applicability
  • Working knowledge of networking topographies and protocols
  • Experience securing and auditing Windows enterprise environments
  • Proficient in several programming languages: Java, C++, C, Visual Basic, BASH Scripting, PowerShell, HTML, Python
  • Vulnerability scanning software: Qualys, Rapid 7, Tenable Nessus, Metasploit, Kali Linux
  • Packet capture software: Wireshark, Microsoft Network Monitor
  • Experience preparing for and conducting SOC 1&2 type audits as well as ISO 27001
  • DIACAP, FISCAM and NIST control implementation and security design
  • Experience analyzing security risks, mitigations, emergency response procedures
  • Experience establishing SOC and related policies and procedures on enterprise scale
  • Experience as security consultant, analyst and architect as managed service provider to dozens of clients


Certified Information System Security Professional

Issued July 2015


GIAC Certified Forensic Investigator

Issued June 2020

expires June 2024

University of Toledo Toledo, OH Expected in 06/2016 Bachelor of Science : Computer Science - GPA :
University of Phoenix Tempe, AZ Expected in 07/2013 Associate of Arts : Information Technology - GPA :
Work History
Capital One - Senior Cyber Security Engineer
King William, VA, 06/2015 - Current
  • Helped achieve compliance with SOC 2 and ISO 27001, identified compliance initiatives, and authored and promoted appropriate security policies.
  • Lead team in analysis and review of security events for anomalous activity and collaborated with respective peer groups to take appropriate action in order to safeguard company assets and information against current and future threats.
  • Lead exploration of practical security solutions to address emerging threats and compliance requirements, including design and implementation of solutions.
  • Developed and implemented security programs, managed and executed project deliverables, communicated to affected stakeholders including departments within company and developed program procedures including guidelines and flow diagrams to be implemented on ongoing basis and developed tools or metrics that allowed for measurement of successful program implementations.
  • Surveyed clients to determine appropriate communication methods and delivered solutions to help raise security awareness and develop and disseminate information regarding security controls and newly identified risks.
  • Carried out management responsibilities in accordance with organization’s policies, procedures, and applicable laws. Responsibilities included interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; and addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Iron Mountain - Cyber Security Engineer
Columbia, MD, 10/2013 - 06/2015
  • Researched, designed and documented future architecture alternatives for large Air Force logistics system
  • Analyzed, implemented and ensured compliance with DoD, Air Force and Federal controls related to security of National Security System (DIACAP, NIST 800-53, CNSSI 1253, FISCAM, FIAR)
  • Wrote Java programs to automate and streamline processes and procedures related to Security auditing and reporting
  • Installed and configured automated security system to analyze logs and notify operation staff of security related incidents in real time (Splunk)
  • Reverse engineered PACBASE generated COBOL programs and wrote java equivalents
  • Configured automated vulnerability scanning tools and ran them against National Security System (IBM Appscan Standard/Source)
  • Regularly used encryption to communicate via email correspondence on NIPRNET (Non-secure Internet Protocol Router Network)
  • Setup servers and hardened their configurations to meet Government requirements
  • Worked as contractor for United States Air Force
FBI - Paid Cyber Intern
City, STATE, 06/2013 - 08/2013
  • Setup video forensics laboratory
  • Worked in SCIF
  • Provided consultation and assistance in investigation of cyber criminals
  • Hands on experience performing computer forensics to include: Hidden file discovery, Hard Drive Recovery and Duplication and Hard Drive degaussing
  • Investigated network intrusions using packet sniffing tools such as Wireshark
  • Traced IP addresses to their source and resolved them to geographical areas for over 25 active cases
  • Analyzed network traffic and discovered and documented methods and exploits used in attacks
  • Followed Government standards and guidelines (NIST and DISA)
  • Followed federal laws concerning privileged communications during investigations

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School Attended

  • University of Toledo
  • University of Phoenix

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  • Senior Cyber Security Engineer
  • Cyber Security Engineer
  • Paid Cyber Intern


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Arts

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