2014 - Present
Policy Analyst Digital Shadows San Francisco, CA Provide Cyber Security policy analysis and consulting to the Department of Defense throughout the security assessment and authorization lifecycle to provide defense in depth strategy against cyberthreats. Responsibilities include planning, developing, finalizing, and continuous monitoring of cybersecurity policies, compliance, and guidance, as well as briefing senior and executive level staff on progress, newly occurring issues, and threats.(Active DoD Top Secret Clearance). Developed DoD guidance outlining a new process for tailoring security controls to data types. Guidance developed from initiation through review phase by DoD senior leadership, and is expected to be implemented DoD wide by September 2015.
2008 - 2014
Tecolote Research Incorporated
Washington, DC Provide in depth short and long term economic and budgetary analysis for military programs. Research and analyze complex datasets from multiple sources, internal and external, into high quality analytic products for high level military officials within the Naval Intelligence Community. Provide recommendations to senior leadership based upon findings.(Active DoD Secret Clearance). Located, identified, and corrected an anomalous pattern within previous analytical efforts. The correction resulted in a cost reduction in excess of 93 million dollars to a military program. Findings resulted in a significant threshold shift in Congressional program oversight, allowing senior military leadership to operate under lesser reporting requirements.
2003 - 2008
Washington, DC Provide logistical support and resource and data management for field teams in support of military programs. Coordinated acquisition and deployment of encrypted electronic equipment, as well as site information and data dissemination, often with truncated deadlines. Collect, analyze and disseminate findings from test teams via specialized databases and analytical techniques.(Required DoD Secret Clearance). Policy Analyst
2003 - 2007
Dallas, TX Provided support to students using the foreign language lab, providing end user computer software support in the lab. Interacted on a daily basis with students and faculty from a wide variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds who possessed widely divergent English proficiency.
1998 - 2003
Tetra Tech International
Arlington, VA Provided informational services to veterans as a public representative for the National Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve(NCESGR). Served as mediator between returning service members and their employers regarding rights and responsibilities under the Uniformed Services Employment/Reemployment Rights Act(USERRA). Served as subject matter expert on military and legal affairs to civilians who may not have experience in defense issues.(Required DoD Secret Clearance). Lab Assistant