Olaf Smith

Summary

8½;+ years of software development, system management, and security administration management. Knowledge of broad range of IT-focused project areas, spanning security, IT processes, system administration, network design & architecture, system & network security, software development, technology evaluation, project management, and proposal writing.

Work History

Work History
Jan 2010 - Present

Technical Lead

ManTech International

·Promoted to Computer-Based Training program Technical Lead in January 2010, with broad responsibilities that drive overall technological direction for CBT/training project initiatives.

·Currently leads team of 6 developers working on multiple development activities simultaneously

·Also ultimate responsibility for uptime and customer satisfaction related to customer-facing Learning Management System ELISOnline.

·Provides technical leadership for proposal and business development efforts for entire ManTech WV business unit.

Nov 2005 - Jan 2010

Software Developer - Staff

ManTech International

·Managed CBT project software development practices, specifically working on standardizing software engineering practices, including software configuration management, software testing practices, software security standards,

·Continued to perform network & system maintenance and upgrade duties, including VPN implementation, automated updates of all systems, network security audits and vulnerability scanning/assessment/mediation, and Web-based system reliability/redundancy/performance enhancements to a variety of Web-based systems.

·Planned and executed network move of Mantech e-IC’s Hinton network to new Hinton Technology Center in December 2005. Entire move of mission-critical websites incurred less than 2 hours downtime for customers.

Collaborated on $800M+ FBI proposal effort in June-July 2007 in Bethesda, MD.

Nov 2003 - Nov 2005

Software Developer - Associate

ManTech International

·Hired from permanent-to-hire position in November 2003.

·Worked on team to develop complete Web-based training system for US Navy Reserve. Duties included project record keeping & planning, software system design, firewall design & implementation, network design, system administration, database design & administration, and analysis and mediation of technical issues related to the CBT project. Technologies involved included ASP.NET 1.x & 2.0, IIS 6, Apache 2.x, SQL Server 2000 & 2005, MySQL, and Subversion.

·Developed compression process for multimedia components for CBT project that resulted in 800-1000% reduction in file size of critical multimedia components. Resulted in copyrighted compression process for Mantech e-IC.

·Redesigned the Mantech e-IC Hinton network for increased security and performance, including installation of Linux firewalls, Nessus vulnerability scanning system, AutoDesk Backburner animation render farm, numerous Cisco switches, Norton Antivirus updates server, and Windows Server Updates Server. Network redesign focused on VLANs and subnetting, creation of a DMZ hosting websites on IIS and Apache, and site-wide network monitoring and alerting capabilities.

·Recommended and facilitated delivery and setup of network and system hardware for CBT project network upgrade/redesign and hosting of CBT project websites. Continued system administration, maintenance, troubleshooting duties of CBT network. Software packages administered included IIS 5.x & 6, Apache 2.x, SQL Server 2000 & 2005, and MySQL among others.

Designed CBT network security plan and delivered numerous documents to the US Navy Reserve with respect to network security, Web-based system design, and technical interoperability.

May 2003 - Nov 2003

Analyst (Temp to Hire)

Saunders Staffing

·Evaluated and recommended hardware and software for CBT project.

·Wrote numerous reports and planning documents for CBT project.

Planned, designed, and wrote numerous intranet applications and supporting documentation using various technologies including HTML, ASP, and ASP.NET.

Education

Education

Certifications

Certifications

Security+

CompTia