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Summary

Quick-thinking security engineer with a talent for devops, an eye for details, and a love of problem solving. 

Work History

Apr 2015Present

Security Engineer (Contractor)

Covestic

Worked for Microsoft's Windows Devices Group with the following responsibilities 

  • Administration and deployment of Microsoft Windows Devices Group SMART team's public data center security monitoring infrastructure
  • Utility script and binary development, centering around task automation
  • Creating and supporting configuration management and health monitoring platforms
  • Administration of internal and public-facing Windows and Linux Servers
  • Routine, by-hand investigation and validation of asset inventory data for health monitoring onboarding
Apr 2012Apr 2015

International NOC Lead

Alert Logic

Lead the Network Operations Team with the following Responsibilities

  • Administration of ~8,000 Linux-based appliances
  • Creation of departmental procedural documentation
  • Development and maintenance of departmental use scripts
  • Development and maintenance of system health checks
  • Development of departmental training procedure
  • Team leadership and employee management for all NOC employees worldwide.This includes the United States, Colombia, the United Kingdom, and Russia
Jan 2011Mar 2012

Systems Aministrator

EMIT Technologies

Worked as a sysadmin in a primarily Windows environment fulfilling the following responsibiilities

  • Administration of company Windows and Linux-based servers
  • Administration of company Backup system (Symantec Backup Exec)
  • Development of internal-use web applications
  • Technical support for company computer systems, networks, servers, and software

Skillsets

Programming

Perl

Python

Ruby

BASH

KSH

Powershell

XML

YAML

JSON

HTML

PHP

ASP.NET

MySQL/MariaDB

MSSQL

MongoDB

NoSQL

SQLLite

C#

Monitoring

Nagios

Ganglia

Graphite

OMS

Syslog

Windows Event Forwarding

Cloud and Automation

Microsoft Azure

Amazon Web Services

Puppet

Ansible

Operating Systems

RHEL/CentOS/Fedora

Debian/Ubuntu

Windows Server 2008-2012R2

Mac OS 9-X

Windows XP-10

Accomplishments

Created Health Monitoring platform using Nagios and Ganglia with automation integrations with Ansible and Puppet to support Microsoft's WDG security infrastructure.

Developed and documented WDG SMART's SecOps Environment Linux Hardening Standard.

Trained AlertLogic's UK NOC Team from hire to functional capacity in 45 days.

Built the vast majority of documentation, policy, and utility code for Alert Logic's Network Operations Center.

Built a clustered video transcoding system based on PHP/Perl and FFMPEG for previous employer.