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IT/Support/Intel Analyst, Secret, COIN, CBRNE, VPNs, PIV


Date of Clearance Adjudication:
April 05, 2002

Janaury 15, 2013 – Janaury 14, 2014


Current Passport:
Expiration Date – Expiration date

English – Speaking: Native, Reading: Native, Writing: Native
German – Speaking: Basic, Reading: Basic, Writing: Basic
Spanish – Speaking: Basic, Reading: Basic, Writing: Basic
French – Speaking: Basic, Reading: Basic, Writing: Basic
Cantonese – Speaking: Basic, Reading: Basic, Writing: Basic

Desired Location:
Stateside – Arkansas, District of Columbia, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia
Overseas – Afghanistan, Bahrain, Germany, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, United Arab Emirates

Highlight Write Up:

  • Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows 7/XP Pro, Windows Server 2003/2008, Blackberry, Mac, Apple, Some Linux, Some UNIX.
  • Hardware: Cat 5 cabling; Hard drive and peripheral component installation; Workstation set up and configuration including VTC’s, Scanners, Digital Senders, PCs, Servers, Routers, networking, and troubleshooting printers, SIPRNET knowledge, VTC’s.
  • Networking Utilities: Active Directory, Ghost Imaging, Group Policy, DNS, DHCP, VPNs, Remote Access protocols, RAID Implementation, SMTP configuration, TCP/IP subnetting, LAN/WAN, Ethernet, Wireless devices, Remedy, SQL, SharePoint, Network and System log audit trails.
  • Security Tools: Firewall and Proxy Server configuration, IDS event monitoring and analysis, Honey pots, Antivirus applications, Disaster Recovery and Remote Management, Fault Tolerance tools, Network Hardening via Intrusion-Detection/Prevention systems, IDENT/IAFIS, TPLS (10print live scanner), Tempest- Counter-Measures and EMP Hardening techniques, knowledge of TALON CARDS, and TACLANES. PKI. AES
  • Applications: SME-Advanced Biometrics (FP, FR), Voice Stress Analysis, Audio-Video Recording/Playback, MS Access, Excel, Word, Remedy, Active Directory, SMS, Government-customized bureau application support.CO-IN, Intelligence Collection- analysis and reporting, IRIS Scanning, 10 print- Fingerprinting, FBI Photograph Standards, Satellite Communications Radio, SAEDA, Offensive/ Defensive Driving Techniques, M9/5.7/P90 Pistol, M4 Rifle, M16A2 Rifle, Offensive/defensive Knife Tactics, Blue force-GPS, S/CS Techniques, SDR’s, SCIF’s, PRP, Weapons-safety and ROE’s, OPSEC, WMD components, Voice Stress Analysis, Audio-Video Recording/Playback, Tempest- Counter-Measures and EMP Hardening techniques. Body Language decoding, novice lip reader.
  • Logistics: Provided advanced logistics support, to include supply and resource management, property management, inventory management, conducted technical research, managed bid process, negotiated contract pricing and approved all purchases.

Geo Location:
Basrah, IQ – Duration: 6 months
Baghdad, IQ – Duration: 1-4 weeks
Tikrit, IQ – Duration: 1-4 weeks
Khost, AFG – Duration: 1-4 weeks

Position Write Up:
Number of months in position – 5
HSPD-12 System Engineer/ IPT

Perform detailed technical management support, Certification and Accreditation (C&A) support, and system implementation/deployment support for the VA HSPD-12 program implementation. Personal Identity Verification (PIV), Physical Access Control Systems (PACS) and Logical Access Control Systems (LACS) direct support.

  • Provide requirements analysis, and produce requirements traceability matrix document.
  • Participate in system architecture analysis and reviews, system design and integration.
  • Assist in planning project test activities.
  • Participate in Configuration Management (CM) and Change Management activities.
  • Coordinate with stakeholders and other teams to plan all aspects of software product integration.
  • Work with stakeholders and project staff to identify, document, develop and implement components for Personal Identity Verification (PIV) system.

Directly supporting Project Manager‘s with security management, to include maintenance and application of Security Plan, development of Security Assessment Reports and Security Risk Assessment.

  • Provide support to review software application requirements.
  • Develop and implement a Comprehensive Implementation and Deployment Plan that coordinates HSPD-12 implementation activities.
  • Identify requirements and deficiencies in hardware and software products for the HSPD-12 project.
  • Assist in preparing and conducting systems assurance (security) reviews.
  • Collaborate with other team members to identify, review, and fix defects as necessary.

Number of months in position – 8
Field Support Integration Engineer-Conus

Perform analysis and provide recommendations for improving processes, products and documentation for HSPD-12 PIV Systems. Knowledge of Windows network based authentication using smartcard (CAC/ PIV) accreditation to obtain a domain issued Kerberos signatures, possessing demonstrable and documented expertise in the implementation of security systems being fielded to comply with the HSPD-12, Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 201, as well as CAC, PIV and PIV- II criteria in conjunction with, and associated DOD policies and criteria, considered to be a subject matter expert in my field. Possessing highly refined engineering skills commensurate with directing and execution of research, testing, evaluation, surveying, and development of HSPD-12 and FIPS 201-1 compliant systems. These analyses and recommendations shall ensure compliance with established processes, products, and documentation as they pertain to the regulations of HSPD-12 at the Federal Agency level.

Number of months in position – 11
Served as a deployable IT Tier III Tech in support of Joint Base Andrews/VR-1, VR-48, VR-53, VAQ-209, NAF HQ, and FRC-AIMD.

Provide end user support and technical assistance for government/military users.
Conduct hardware, software, and network troubleshooting and problem resolution within the DoD IT systems environment in a timeline of within an hour or less towards resolution.
Command knowledge of Navy/Marine intranet-NMCI, Windows Server to include Group Policies, Active Directory, Exchange Server 2007, 2008 and 2010, and Windows 7 end devices. IP Networks to include Cisco Routers, Firewalls and Switches, and secure communication devices to include Taclanes. Data communication carrier networks resolving complex network problems. Working with Siprnet, Remedy 7, Blackberry, IDS, Paragon VTC’s, digital cameras. IDS-snort, tripwire, packet analyzers, protocol sniffers.

Number of months in position – 4
Served as Team Lead on the project for my travel team. Following DoD standard operating procedures, helped in the process of meeting new mandate by performing systems upgrades, patches, images, updates, and data backup. Used SMS, batch files, Active Directory, DoD systems, biometrically encrypted MacAfee drives, and other department resources required for the migration, and as a part of the BRAC project and DoD protocol, performed work for Defense Security Service on a data migration project at Headquarters and throughout the nation.

Number of months in position – 13
Biometric Security Officer for CENTCOM-Iraq

Under directive and direction of DoD Central Command (CENTCOM) the BSO performed OCONUS activities in Iraq as a Biometrics Security Officer. Performed duties in the field related to intelligence gathering and information security in the country and at the ECP’s. Tested, evaluated, configured, and repaired electronics devices used on a DoD biometrics identity management program in Iraq. I performed inter-agency support with devices including: Biometric Automated Toolset (BAT) and Handheld Interagency Identity Detection Equipment (HIIDE) Advanced Biometrics (FP, FR) laptop computers, servers, iris-scanners, fingerprint scanners and readers, digital cameras, smart-card printers, and purpose-designed smart-card readers. Worked with C4I and assisted with setup of secured network-SIPR for intrusion analysis. Assisted with Red teams. Interviewed and detained insurgents. Ensured the physical and imminent security and safety of the team(s) and the COB/FOB

Skills Write Up:
Force Protection
Risk Assessment
Intelligence Analysis
IDS event monitoring
Advanced Biometrics
Government-customized Application
Group Policy
Remote Access protocols
Cat 5 cabling; Hardening
Microsoft Windows 7/XP
Windows Server
Red team
PPO- Driver/ Classified courier
Active Directory
CIST teams
Site Surveys
Security Analysis
Executive Briefings
Report Writing
Attack & Penetration
Data Migration
Contingency Planning
Military Operations
Information Security

Education Write Up:

COMP TIA Laurel, MD United States
Technical or Occupational Certificate 08/2013
Security Plus Certified
COMP TIA Laurel, MD United States
Technical or Occupational Certificate in progress
Major: Certified Ethical Hacker

Some College Coursework Completed
GPA: 3.5 of a maximum 4.0
Credits Earned: 112 Semester hours
Major: Business Management Minor: Marketing
Relevant Coursework, Licenses and Certifications:
Three Years (3) College Coursework Completed

Central Carolina Technical College SUMTER, SC United States
Technical or Occupational Certificate-CCNA 05/2001
GPA: 3.5 of a maximum 4.0
Credits Earned: 12 Semester hours
Major: Cisco Networking Minor: Mainframes, Routers, Switches, Vlans