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Summary

Career focus on cybersecurity.   Prior military with strong government experience who successfully transitioned to commercial.   Splits time between sales and implementation. Working on first patents for malware and threat.

Work History

May 2016Present

Senior Solutions Architect

Red Hat Inc.

Lead on multiple cybersecurity projects with Red Hat partners, with additional duties on Software Defined Storage (Ceph, Gluster).  Lead several proofs of concept for each with a variety of customer workloads ranging from packet capture to live video capture.

Jan 2015May 2016

Consulting Security Specialist

IBM Security

Commercial accounts in Virginia to Pennsylvania. Closed 122% annual quota  with new logos in insurance, telecommunications.  Competitive win-backs in higher education and health insurance.
Wrote tools in python for network discovery in world-wide networks using nmap, scapy and snmpwalk based libraries to expose hidden interfaces.  Created custom integration for malware analysis. Created custom integration with third party vulnerability scanner tools. 
Built add on solution to process Microsoft DNS logs off-line to reduce customer processing overhead to extract URLs from log data. 
Created new documents for adding customer storage networks to Qradar, compliance matrix for PCI-DSS 3.x

Sep 2010Jul 2014

Technical Sales Specialist

IBM

Presales and implementations for US Governement. (75% sales, 25% custom tools). Custom Netflow development.  Created the Section 508 VPAT for Qradar. Created enhanced support for FIPS 140-2 in Qradar.  Built the kernel modules for Xen virtualization.  Built the tools and methods for DOD 8500 STIG compliance.  

Jun 2009Jun 2010

Senior Sales Engineer

HP Security (Arcsight)

Developed large-scale architecture for multi-million dollar business that was a competitive win-back from a much larger competitor. Named Federal SE of the Quarter November 2009. Won a multi-million dollar White House funded cybersecurity project. Internal expert on FISMA and DIACAP with ability to speak from direct experience on certification and accreditation process. Generated more than $6 Million revenue in first year.

May 2008Jan 2009

Sales Consultant

Trustwave

Was Trustwave; ceased government operations.

Apr 2004Jan 2008

Senior Principal Consultant

McAfee

Presales and postsales support of the ePolicy Orchestrator product to US Government agencies, onsite extended contract to US Navy, US Marine Corps at Quantico and Norfolk Navy Base.  Led $16 Million sale to US Dept of Energy.

Mar 1996Feb 1999

Principal Engineer

IBM

Led large Technical proofs for US Government of Tivoli Software with significant wins. Promoted to Field Technical Marketing Manager.

May 1994Mar 1996

Senior Systems Engineer

Novell

Technical lead for Virginia. Taught NetWare 4 classes and developed competitive evaluation guides to counter Windows NT. 

Mar 1992Mar 1994

Senior Systems Engineer

Microsoft
First ever sale of Windows NT to US Government.  National rollouts at FAA.  Represented Microsoft as technical lead to US Congress and White House during the Clinton transition.

Education

May 2007

FISMA Certification and Accreditation Training

Potomac Forum

Information Systems

University of Phoenix

Completed 3 years of a 4 year degree program

Czech, Slovak

US Department of  Defense Language Institute

Basic Czech

Skills

Qradar SIEM
Implement, Troubleshoot and extend capabilities of Qradar for enterprise solutions. Build add-on modules (Log Source Extensions) in XML from new source types. 
Qradar Risk Manager

Implement and Troubleshoot QRM to discover and manage Cisco networks. Create CIS tests and scenarios

Arcsight SIEM

 Arcsight 5 week class in 2009/2010

Windows Server

Windows 2008, Windows 2012

Networking

Cisco IOS, Cisco ASA, Vyatta

Linux 

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6/7

Virtualization and Cloud

VMWare Workstation, ESX, ESXi, RHEV/RHV, VirtualBox, Amazon AWS

Perl
Programming Langauge
Python

Programming language

Memberships

IEEE
AFCEA
ISC(2)
Assocation of Old Crows