Accomplished Information Technology professional with expertise in DoD Information Assurance including the Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP), vulnerability management and physical security. Experience includes risk assessment, continuity of operations, disaster recovery planning and physical security, eEye Retina Scans, eEye Retina Enterprise Management (REM) and Vulnerability Management System (VMS), Open Storage Management and Protected Distribution System (PDS) evaluation and certification. Highly motivated and experienced, professional with the determination to see things through. Eagerly accepts responsibilities and opportunities.
CIBER INC. 2010 – 2011
Information Assurance Analyst
Member of the Vulnerability Management team at the 84 NOS/Det 4 at Ramstein AB, Germany. Responsibilities include:
•Conducting eEye Retina scans on systems and devices throughout United States Air Forces in Europe (USAFE)
•Using REM to set up address groups, schedule jobs and monitor job statuses
•Completing Remedy tickets for findings
•Reviewing the outcomes and requesting approval for mitigations in the Vulnerability Management System (VMS)
•Analyzing Retina scan results to provide metrics information to management showing the progression of resolving the findings.
COMPUTER SCIENCES CORPORATION 2010 – 2010
Information Assurance Engineer (Information Security)
Responsible for the Certification & Accreditation (C&A) of the Department of Defense Schools in Europe (DoDDS-E) under the DoD Information Assurance Certification & Accreditation Process (DIACAP). This includes screening the systems using the DoDI 8500.2 Information Assurance controls, the necessary Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG) and use of the DISA Gold Disk to ensure servers and workstations have the proper baseline. Resulting documents for the C&A package include the System Information Profile (SIP), Plan of Action & Milestones (POA&M) and Score Card. Other documents include the hardware/software list, connectivity diagram, Continuity of Operations Plan/Disaster recovery Plan, and DIACAP Implementation Plan (DIP).
ALION SCIENCE , GERMANY, Germany 2008 - 2010
NORTHROP GRUMMAN, Germany
Information Assurance Manager (Information Security)
Serving as the focal point for information assurance and physical security issues for the Global Command and Control System-Air Force (GCCS-AF). Responsible for developing proposed solutions, training programs, policy and guidance for 1 ACOS program managers and administrators as well as GCCS-AF users. Responsibilities include:
•Performing site visits at offices where GCCS-AF workstations are to be installed to ensure the area is secure enough for GCCS operations.
•Updating the site survey checklist to reflect the current DODI 8500.2 physical security standards.
•Tracking all Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts that affect GCCS-AF and downloads the patches and mitigations used while patches are tested on this program managed system before install.
•Reviewing and updates the Information Assurance Guidance document provided to the GCCS-AF users at each site.
•Creating and maintaining the Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) for GCCS-AF program office at Ramstein Air Base.
NORTHROP GRUMMAN, Germany 2006 - 2008
Information Assurance Manager
Member of the Certification and Accreditation team which performed the verifications on Army systems and recommended them for certification by the Agent of the Certifying Authority (ACA). Duties included:
•Certification and accreditation of network enclaves, certain individual servers, local area networks (wired and wireless), applications, and video teleconferencing systems.
•Preparing Department of Defense (DoD) Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) packages for the signature and approval of the Certifying Authority (CA) and Designated Approval Authority (DAA).
•Verification of Protected Distribution Systems (PDS) in accordance with NSTISSI No. 7003, for certification and approval by the ACA and DAA.
•Provide support to the Computer Verification Station for exercises. This Computer Verification Station is used to ensure all computers and servers that are to be on the exercise local area network are Information Assurance Vulnerability Alert (IAVA) compliant and that there is no unauthorized software or equipment (such as wireless network cards) installed.
NORTHROP GRUMMAN, Germany 2006 - 2006
Telephone Control Officer
Responsible for issuing and tracking cellular phones, Blackberry e-mail devices and satellite telephones. Responsible for testing the operation of the telephones before issued. Tracked databases containing the inventory and the bills for the telephones and Data Switch Network (DSN) lines.
NORTHROP GRUMMAN, Germany 2005 - 2006
Information Assurance Officer
As a member of the simulations team at DOS-FWD at Camp Aachen, Grafenwoehr, Germany, responsible for the completion of the Interim Approval to Operate (IATO) for each exercise. Also responsible for overseeing information security during exercises. . After exercises ensured all hard drives were wiped, certified as clear and properly stored. Responsible for general maintenance on desktop systems of local Nothrop Grumman employees. Also assisted in the preparation and conducting of exercises. This included:
•Preparation of systems for exercises by setting up servers and clients with Red Hat Linux and the Joint Conflict and Tactical Simulation (JCATS) software. Servers were hand-installed and laptops were imaged with Ghost.
•Installed Windows Server software for Windows based exercise systems.
•Assisted with the monitoring of the server output for any server or client problems, analyzed and corrected problems as needed.
•Provided technical assistance with laptops used in the exercises.
ELECTRONIC DATA SYSTEMS, Germany 2004 - 2004
Responsible for answering calls at the telephone helpdesk and assisting customers using System Management System (SMS) remote access. Also used Directory Resource Administrator (DRA) to modify accounts, i.e., changing passwords, unlocking accounts and adding users to groups. Used Remedy software to track and work tickets from start to finish.
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY, Germany 2003-2004
Information Assurance Manager
Responsible for advising and training 150 Information Assurance Officers on their responsibilities of keeping a vigilant eye on computer security issues in their sections.
•Completed certification and accreditation on three SIPRNet DITSCAPs.
•Technician for SIPRNet computers and Defense Message System (DMS) computers. Used Harris Stat to manage Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts (IAVA).
•Worked closely with network and system administrators and the help desk to insure all devices, servers and workstations were in compliance according to IAVAs.
•Investigated possible virus/worm attacks and took appropriate action. Took immediate action, in accordance with commander policy for users violating e-mail privileges such as forwarding chain letters and hoax messages.
•Carefully handled pornography downloads discovered on network computers following rules of custody to prevent contaminating evidence.
•Monitored for and controlled the use of unauthorized hardware on the LAN. Maintained the DITSCAP for the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center NIPRNet.
UNITED STATES AIR FORCE 1978 – 1998
•Administrative Specialist/System Administrator
•Orderly Room Specialist – involved in the daily administrative duties in conducting personnel actions and supporting the commander and First Sergeant in Air Force Orderly Rooms
•Administrative specialist in the Air University Accounting and Finance Office
•Functional Analyst for the Publishing Distribution Office System (PDOS) which was a software application for managing the publications and forms warehouses on Air Force installations
•System Administrator for PDOS for the United States Air Forces in Europe (USAFE), assisting PDOS users with the software as needed
•System Administrator for a UNIX mini-computer and a Novel server for the USAFE Information Management Deputy Chief of Staff
•Tested new products for recommendation for the USAFE preferred hardware list
•Set up and maintained laptops for senior leaders in USAFE
· Master of Science, Information Technology, University of Maryland University College – Heidelberg, Germany
· Master’s Level Certificate in Information Assurance, University of Maryland University College – Heidelberg, Germany
· Bachelor of Arts, Computer Studies, University of Maryland University College –
· Heidelberg, Germany
· Associates of Applied Science, Administrative Management, Community College of the Air Force, CCAF/DF, Maxwell AFB, AL
Operating Systems: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 & 2008
Security+, July 2006, COMP00100524598
CISSP, 14 June 2010, Certification Number: 110089
Current Secret Clearance, 22 June 2006, Interim Top Secret, granted 24 Feb 2011
Registering is the only way of posting vacancies and obtaining contact details of candidates in our CV database.
All it takes is a few minutes and a credit card (Visa or American Express). To sign-up to this service, simply click on the Register link and fill in the form. You will then have instant access to our system after on-line payment where you will be able to complete the transaction in either US Dollars, UK Pounds or Euros.
All online credit/debit card transitions are handled through our secure third party payment processors at WorldPay. Worldpay are part of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group, the 5th biggest banking group in the world, WorldPay payment solutions are trusted by thousands of businesses, big and small worldwide.
Pricing starts at €450 (approx £400 or US$500 - use the convert tool for an exact conversion) for one month unlimited job postings and unlimited CV database access (for one user), with package discounts available if you have more permanent recruiting needs. For example, a Gold subscription will give you unlimited jobs posting and unlimited CV database access for one year at just over €250 per month!
2019 Pricing Structure (excluding VAT):
|1 month - Discovery||450 euros||convert|
|3 months - Bronze||1150 euros||convert|
|6 months - Silver||1950 euros||convert|
|12 months - Gold||3200 euros||convert|
If online payment is not convenient, give us a call at +33(0)622757477 or send us an email at email@example.com. We will set up an account for you and invoice you. Note that you can also pay through PayPal.
Please note that the posting of academic positions is free of charge. All you need to do is email us your job description and we will post it for you.
Spacelinks is based in France so the following European Union regulations regarding electronic commerce apply:
- if your business is located outside the EU, VAT does not apply to you
- if your business is located in France, you will be charged a 20% VAT
- if your business is located in the EU and you don't have a valid VAT registration number, you will be charged a 20% VAT
- if your business is located in the EU and you do have a valid VAT registration number, you won't be charged VAT provided you give us your VAT number (mandatory for invoicing)
For sales enquiries and general information, you can call us on +33(0)622757477.
Support is available Mon-Fri on +33(0)622757477 or via email. Out-of-hours support is provided only via email.
Please also note that we are located in France. Our normal office hours are 09:00 to 18:00 Monday to Friday. France timezone is GMT+1.
We are very serious about our job seekers privacy so only legitimate recruiters and employers are eligible for a recruiter account. All subscriptions requests will be manually approved and recruiter accounts constantly monitored. Users who enter inaccurate or incomplete information will not gain access to post jobs or search resumes. Sharing of login details with a third party will result in the suspension of the recruiter's account with no subscription refund.
Recruitment agencies are only eligible for a Gold package and recruitment agencies recruiting for companies already using Space Careers will not be accepted.
To ensure you are approved, please include the following on your application:
* The website address of your Company. Under construction websites will be rejected.
* Email - Must end in @yourcompany.com. Applications using free email accounts such as Hotmail, Yahoo or Gmail will be rejected.
Individual exceptions can be made on a case by case basis by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Accounts found not to be in compliance will be deleted.