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Summary

-  More than 28 years of satellite experience and knowledge. 

-  Easy to work with, I communicate both orally and written in a simple clear manner.

-  Specialized experience in the design, development, testing, analysis, operation or maintenance of Joint War Fighter Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance systems with computer and networking experience, satellite, RF, video and broadcasting skills with the U.S. Military, DoD, and other agencies.

-  Identify, research, and use advanced problem solving skills to resolve technical problems.

-  Experienced in system-operations training, collections, and customer service.

-  Over 21 years of Military Experience in the Satellite Communications/Electronics/Networking Field.

-Supported both CONUS and crisis area deployments when required.

-  Configuration management

-  Preventive maintenance

-  Ku, C, X,and Ka-Band Mobile and fixed Terminals

-  Troubleshoot and resolve any identified circuit or equipment outages or degradation

-  High level government security clearance- 

 - FDMA/TDMA modems (satellite modems)

-  ViaSat Linkway and iDirect Modems

-  SATCOM network management and digital communications planning

-  Expert with Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Outlook.

-  Knowledge of PC setup and installation, as well as various peripherals, data entry, and file updating.

-  Ability to program and troubleshoot routers and switches.

-  Experience working on CISCO products.

Work History

2008Present

Senior Network Analyst Staff

General Dynamics Mission Systems

Designs, oversees, and provides analysis and consulting advice to customers related to complex converged network common operational environments. Consults with customers and conducts analysis to determine complex converged network operational environments specifications for making network system improvements.

Provides analysis and integration of customer complex converged network operational environments and consults with customers regarding which improvements should be made to optimize network operational environments performance including best practices for implementation and execution.

20072008

SOFTACS Technical Specialist

L3 Communications ISD

L3 Communications ISD Fayetteville, NC

SOFTACS Technical Specialist

·    Provide all aspects of Life Cycle Support to the end user community for the Department of Defense Satellite Communications and digital network systems.

·    Document and track all technical problems, determine and implement necessary corrective actions, and monitor progress to ensure successful resolution.

.    Deployment of new state of the art digital network and satellite systems to the Special Operations Forces and associated agencies.

20062007

SOFTACS Technical Specialist

Concurrent Technologies Corporation

Concurrent Technologies Corporation,Fayetteville, NC

SOFTACS Technical Specialist

·    Subject Matter Expert on all aspects of Life Cycle Support and technical assistance to the end user community for the Department of Defense Satellite Communications and digital network systems.

·    Personally responsible for the overall health of 32 satellite and network systems throughout the South West Asia Area of Responsibility.

·    Traveled to remote locations in Afghanistan and Iraq and provided technical, logistical, and training support on the digital satellite and network systems to the operators.

·    Brief the CFSOCC Command weekly on all aspects of the digital satellite and network system operational status to include weekly VTC briefings with the SOCCENT Command.

·    Received the Superior SOFTACS Technical Support Cash Award from the US Government 2006.

20022006

IEW Assistant Site Manager/Engineering

ManTech Intl Corporation

ManTech Intl Corporation,Ft. Bragg, NC

·    IEW Assistant Site Manager/Engineering

·    Management of 17 personnel maintaining technical support for IEW systems to the 18th Airborne Corp.

·    Subject matter expert on the Trojan Spirit Lite(V2, 3, 4) systems.

·    Selected to deploy to Kuwait to start the RESET Team as a Satellite Communications Chief.

·    Processed over $46,128,185.00 in electronic equipment within a 90-day period.

·    IEW Manager for the Kuwait Regional Support Center providing technical services, enhancing these services to the customer and ManTech RSC in Iraq and Afghanistan.

·    Provided technical assistance on the LSV-1X Army ship activating their on-board satellite and tracking system.

·    Lead Technician building over 800 specialized cables for the 82nd Signal ETSSP Project and added the 35th Signal Battalion onto the project.

·    Support in the repair, testing, and function checks on over 250 PAS-13 series Thermal Weapon Sights.

·    I saved military units approximately $30,000 in repairs by providing detailed checks on all non-functional KIV-7 encryption devices implementing a better turn around time to the units.

·    Received the MANTECH Technical Excellence Award 2003.

·    Received the TAMSCO Technical Assistance Support Award 2005.

·    Received the Deptartment of the Army Outstanding Maintenance Support Award 2005.

19982002

Engineering Systems Technician III

ARCH Wireless, Inc.

·  Responsible for the maintenance and operation of 108 transmitter sites and 2 terminal locations with additional duties of another 220 transmitter sites and 1 terminal when the other technicians are not available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week covering over 10,000 square miles.

· I was responsible for the installation of the high-speed Advanced Digital Wireless Personal Communications system improvement packages.Modified and tested the transmitters to operate on the 900 MHZ narrow band and then actively conducted the switchover by driving to each transmitter site and verifying the switchover.

Education

Standardized COMSEC Custodian

US Army
20152015

Six Sigma

Aveta Business Institute
20092013

Bachelor of Science Information Technology

Capella University

Specialization in Information and Network Technology

Certifications

Oct 2013Oct 2016

Security Plus

CompTIA

Cisco Network Support

BrainBench

RF Communications

Fayetteville Technical Community College

Top Secret

US Government