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James Kulikowski

Sr. Technical Solutions Manager at BlackBerry

Summary

I am a goal-oriented and collaborative IT professional with 8+ years experience applying hardware and software design, installation, administration, and configuration to support growing businesses. I am able to provide proven analytic and problem-solving skills with a keen ability to assess needs, define requirements, and develop value-added solutions. I also generate technical solutions that streamline and improve Line of business operating efficiencies. I'm adept in communicating with technical and non-technical audiences. And use modern tools to develop system documentation and policies to meet the needs of dynamic and continuously changing Enterprise environment. I also have experience in Vulnerability scans / system risk assessments, Server & Desktops patch management, Group Policy,  Security vulnerability remediation, PKI,  System Security posturing and host hardening, multi factor authentication systems, High Availability Disaster Recovery and Continuity of operations planning, Authoring of vendor STIG (Security Technical Implementation Guide) documentation as well as assessing systems for certification and accreditation against DIACAP (Defense Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation) and NIST RMF (Risk Management Framework)

Work History

Apr 2012Present

Sr Technical Solutions Manager

BlackBerry
Good Technology was acquired by Blackberry in November 2015 BlackBerry’s products and services, from messaging to enterprise mobility, are relied on by millions of individuals every day to securely and efficiently connect them to the content and people that matter most. As global mobile communications leader we revolutionize the industry with our instinct for innovation as we continue to push the boundaries of modern enterprise mobility. Sr Technical Solutions Manager for US Federal (DoD, And Federal Civilian agencies) accounts. Responsible for managing customer proof of concept deployments and Beta product participation, Interfacing with Product Management team to convey clear customer requirements, responding to technical and functional RFI's/RFP's, While delivering complex solutions for today's ever growing enterprise mobile environments
Jan 2013Present

Enterprise Comercial Mobile Technology Consultant

Carahsoft
Carahsoft Technology Corp. is the trusted Government IT solutions provider, combining technological expertise with a thorough understanding of the government procurement process to help federal, state and local government agencies select and implement the best solution at the best possible value.
Aug 2008Feb 2012

IT Systems Administrator 

United States Air Force

The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win … in air, space and cyberspace.

August 2008 - September 2008 (Lackland AFB): Basic Military Training

September 2008 - December 2008(Keesler AFB): Tech School

December 2008 - Feb 2012 (Maxwell-Gunter Annex) : Supported the AF Mission in cyberspace information dominance as a member of the Gunter Annex Cyber Applications team. Primarily responsible for Implementation of NIST, DoD, US Cyber Command and Air Force Information Assurance policies as a System Information Assurance Manager. Specialized in the areas of Email services and commercial mobile technology. Managed Cutting edge solutions as a member of the Microsoft technical adoption program running services such as Exchange and System Center prior to public release. Administered 2 Active Directory resource forests supporting 2,200+ users with highly available e-mail access.

Jun 2010Feb 2011

Satellite  Terminal Operator 

United States Air Force

Deployment: Assigned to 506 TF Currahee BN S6 as Forward Operating Base Communications NCOIC with various positions primarily focused on SATCOM Network operations. Also responsible for Managing ground mobile radio communications, Network Infrastructure spanning 4 LAN's, COMSEC support, and Radio terminal operations providing ground mobile voice links between local base and coalition forces. Was hand selected above peers as subject matter expert leading 5 man team in reestablishing Comms for 5 forward operating base sites.

Certifications

May 2010Present

Security+

CompTIA
Sep 2009Present

MCTS: Windows Server 2008

Microsoft
Apr 2009Present

Network+

CompTIA
May 2009Present

MCITP: Windows Vista

Microsoft

Education

Aug 2008Feb 2012

IT Information Systems Operations 

Community College of the Air Force 

6 Credits shy of Degree