My name is Joe Lyon; I am an honest, competent, and hardworking team player that thrives on mentoring and developing the confidence of others. I strongly believe in having a long-term vision, to lead with ethical integrity, to constatnly seek self improvement, and to model personal excellence to the best of my ability. Of all my skills and abilities I am best at troubleshooting problems, fault isolation, developing metrics to measure performance, then introducing corrective actions and implementing them for results.
Since 1991, over 20 years experience managing projects, directing IT support teams, and leveraging technical training, vendor certification, and formal education to improve existing infrastructure, introduce and integrate new technologies, review and improve operational processes, while representing corporate business strategies and leading multi-organizational goals.
Received leadership training and experience while serving in the US Army Military Intelligence Branch and received extensive training in electronic theory and diversified technology. Gained practical experience in repairing information and data collection systems on military bases overseas and in CONUS. As a contractor, Became Lead Administrator of UNIX RAID-5 Storage Cluster, developed training ciriculum, and was promoted to Team Lead.Earned Cisco technical certification and developed into the J2 Network Engineer for the Joint Worldwide Intelligence Communication System (JWICS) network.Continued formal education, earned Bachelor’s of Science in Information Technology and a Master’s of Business Administration as a post-graduate degree.Promoted to Program Manager for the J6 Army Signal Activity and grew the business from 69 employees to 92, and grew the contract value from $13M to $22M. Selected by Lockheed Martin as Operational Engineering Manager and expanded managerial role to 148 employees on 5 different government contracts with multiple sub-contractors
With over 13 years experience as a DoD contractor, beginning in 1997 with the transition of critical data from US Southcom Headquarters from Panama to Miami, have demonstrated ability to support an organization's business strategy and mission requirements, have received several awards of merit that substantiate ability to support complex large-scale IT projects. Currently assigned as the South-TNOSC Senior Systems Integrator and Site Lead at Ft.Gordon, GA, for NOVA Corporation an 8(A) SDB tribally owned by the Navajo Nation.