technical advisor resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Well-regarded analyst bringing demonstrated knowledge of history and international affairs honed over 5 years of experience seeking employment as a lecturer. Sound capability to identify and evaluate appropriate sources to trace events and historical events and enhance research. Skillfully trace political, social and economic trends using wide range of sources.

  • European and military history expert
  • Public speaking
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Planning and Coordination
  • Academic conference presentation
  • Time management
Work History
04/2020 to Current Senior Estimator Gilbane Building Company | Washington, DC,
  • Utilized cost estimation systems to document project information, create estimates and revise project costs to reflect current data.
  • Calculated correct costs for project-specific goods and services by gathering information from team members, sub-contractors and vendors.
  • Delivered comprehensive bid proposals for both commercial and residential projects and gained client approval on costs.
  • Developed estimates and takeoffs while drafting detailed proposals.
  • Coordinated product installation and scheduled experienced crews to achieve project scopes of work.
  • Analyzed buildings to prepare estimates for residential and commercial work.
  • Generated new business by leveraging area-focused business intelligence information and articulating product value to prospective customers.
  • Prepared material orders to complete projects on time and within budget.
  • Collected historical cost data to estimate costs for current or future products.
  • Utilized sophisticated takeoff software and implemented individualized systems utilizing C++ and Python for efficiency enhancement.
  • Performed robust business intelligence collection measures by gathering forecast price data from suppliers through cultivating positive relationships.
09/2019 to 04/2020 Technical Advisor Fedex | Vandalia, OH,
  • Monitored technology infrastructure against core standards to provide technical assessment and advisory services.
  • Cultivated technical expertise concerning at-issue products by reviewing up-to-date documents and source code.
  • Fostered communication between site locations by initiating increased telepresence usage and remote operational review processes.
  • Provided technical process and subject matter expertise for clients and stakeholders.
  • Supported clients in resolving Tier 1 issues in mobile technology
  • Provided outlines of emerging issues and developed positive solutions to provide to internal workforce data stream.
02/2021 to Current Associate Fellow Estee Lauder | Waipahu, HI,

As an Associate Fellow with the Intelligence Community, I have assumed leadership roles in company projects to enhance the Open Source Intelligence mission. Primary functions included providing subject matter expertise in global defense and security issues particularly relating to complex irregular warfare and violent extremism.

  • Lead Editor, Israel Playbook

The Israel Playbook is a monograph for the Intelligence Community's Playbook series, discussing Israeli security issues and American interests, and provides guidance for policymakers and the American public.

  • Assistant Editor, Iraq Playbook

The Iraq Playbook is a monograph for the Intelligence Community's Playbook series, discussing Iraqi security issues and American interests, and provides guidance for policymakers and the American public.

08/2017 to 08/2018 Intelligence Specialist (Africa) City Of Oxnard, Ca | Oxnard, CA,
  • Monitors, collects and analyzes information from disparate sources about potential hotspots around the world that could threaten AIG clients, employees and/or facilities
  • Produces and disseminates security reports and threat assessments based on rapidly changing threat conditions around the world
  • Independently developed a robust human intelligence network of informants across the world to better provide timely and relevant information on developments and enhance situational awareness for management team in crisis situations
  • Provides time sensitive information to critical business leaders and decision makers
  • Works with internal corporate groups to advise/shape corporate policy affecting employee safety globally
  • Liaises with Regional Security Officers around the world to obtain region-specific intelligence for stakeholders. Briefs clients and business leadership on developing hotspots posing threat to clients and assets
  • Gathers, analyzes and disseminates intelligence information as tasked through development of regional expertise and exploitation of open-source intelligence
  • Reports developments and contributes information to various products, including active monitoring services, daily Global News Watch newsletter, customized reports, security-related notifications and the Assistance website
  • Provides operational coordination, planning and support to global security operations and serve as point of contact for incident management for clients and stakeholders
  • Served as team leader for operations, including the planning and execution of evacuating endangered clients and arranging security transportation in a variety of hostile environments
  • Received training in catastrophic property and casualty insurance broadly, and as it relates to emergency events
07/2008 to 10/2012 Volunteer National Navy UDT-SEAL Museum | City, STATE, As a volunteer I assisted in the general maintenance and appearance of the museum by assisting the groundskeeper, supported the staff in assisting in customer service as well as providing guided tours of the museum and museum grounds. In addition, I assisted the Education Director in engaging in community outreach programs, particularly regarding the local college community, in order to foster interest in the museum, the Navy, and the Naval Special Warfare community and its history.

Expected in 05/2022 Master of Science | Computer Science Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD GPA:
  • Concentration Software Engineering
Expected in 2016 Master of Arts | International Relations and Politics of the Middle East University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom GPA:
  • At the University of Leeds I took coursework designed to develop robust familiarity with Middle East and Central Asian security issues, particularly as regards counter-terrorism, counter-insurgency, counter-proliferation, counter-narcotics and human trafficking. Courses of study generated familiarity with both theory and practice in creating policy products which lead to actionable results. Further produced a graduate dissertation concerning methodologies and practice for security and justice sector transformation in post-conflict environments for greater security and stability operations success
  • Served as Social Secretary and Accounts Manager for the Leeds Celtics American Football Team
  • Member of Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity, Upsilon Kappa Beta Chapter

Relevant Coursework:

  • Issues in Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Weapons of Mass Destruction
  • Terrorism
  • Counter-terrorism
  • Insurgency
  • Politics of the Israel-Palestine Conflict
  • Contemporary Issues in the Politics of the Middle East
Expected in 2014 Master of Arts | History with concentration in War Studies and Global Security University of Glasgow, Glasgow, GPA:
  • Student government representative, Staff-Student Committee, Jewish Society Vice President
  • At the University of Glasgow experienced international intelligence community practitioners from both military and criminal investigative agencies further developed upon previous basic education in subjects of counter-terrorism,  counter-proliferationand counter-narcotics to more wholly prepare for a career in eitherintelligence or criminal investigations. Received additional training in bothqualitative and quantitative research methods as well as significantinstruction in database construction for use in research methodologies. Furtherproduced a graduate dissertation regarding the causes and results of the Shi'aUprising in Iraq of April 2004, and the policy and intelligence failures

Relevant Coursework:

  • Research Resources and Skills for Historians
  • Contemporary Approaches to Warfare and Violent Conflict
  • The American Way of War
  • Western Intelligence in an Age of Terror
  • Insurgency and Counterinsurgency
Expected in 2013 Bachelor of Arts | History University of South Florida, Tampa, GPA:
  • Undertook coursework designed to better prepare oneself for performance in career fields requiring significant   research and analysis. Intelligence analysis dependent coursework focused on theory, practice, legal and ethical issues surrounding counter-terrorism, counter-proliferation and counter-narcotics operations and intelligence analysis. Received foundation training in qualitative research methods by engaging in Department guided undergraduate research projects. Created an undergraduate dissertation which examined the failures of effects based operations in the Israel Defense Force conflict in Lebanon, 2006.

Relevant Coursework

  • Intelligence and US Foreign Policy
  • International Terrorism
  • The Modern Middle East
  • West African Culture
  • French I
  • French II
  • Introduction to Islamic Religion
Expected in 2011 Associate of Arts | Economics Indian River State College, Fort Pierce, GPA:

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School Attended

  • Johns Hopkins University
  • University of Leeds
  • University of Glasgow
  • University of South Florida
  • Indian River State College

Job Titles Held:

  • Senior Estimator
  • Technical Advisor
  • Associate Fellow
  • Intelligence Specialist (Africa)
  • Volunteer


  • Master of Science
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Associate of Arts

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