Education

Education
Aug 2010 - Aug 2012

Bachelor of Engineering Science

Daytona State College

Bachelors of Engineering Science in Information Systems Technology with a focus on Computer Forensics and Systems Security. Will graduate with High Honors, August 14, 2012.

Aug 2008 - Dec 2010

Associate of Science

Daytona State College

Degree in Network Administration with a focus on Systems Security. Graduated HIGH HONORS with 3.89 GPA.

Aug 2006 - Aug 2009

Associate of Arts

Daytona State College

Degree program was for Public Relations in Media but was discontinued; degree became a General Education.

Graduated HIGH HONORS with 3.89 GPA

Work History

Work History
Sep 2012 - Present

Volunteer in Park - Cannoneer

National Parks Services - Castillo de San Marcos
  • 1740 Spanish Artillery Reenactor at the National Park Services, Castillo de San Marcos, St Augustine, FL.
  • Cannoneer; dressed as a Spanish Soldier, team member firing the cannons from every position at the Castillo taking instructions in 1740 period specific Spanish.
  • Musketeer; dressed as a Spanish Soldier, participate in musket drills and firings taking instructions in 1740 period specific Spanish.
  • Dress in period specific clothing, either male or female, walk through the Castillo or its grounds and educate the public on life in St Augustine at the time being demonstrated.
Oct 2010 - Present

Volunteer

Romanza - St Augustine
  • Consultant/Coordinator/Parade Marshal and Volunteer for the St Augustine Celtic Festival and Parade
  • Plan, coordinate annual parade and festivities held in Old St Augustine and Francis Field
  • Solicit sponsors and donors for the festivities; have raised more revenue than projected every year
  • Locate talent and vendors for festivities including newscasters from Jacksonville stations
  • Have exceeded our forecast numbers for attendance and sales by at least five times the planned numbers every year
  • Participate on the planning committee for the 450th Celebration of the founding of St Augustine
Jun 2011 - Nov 2012

Network Administrator/Smart Hands Engineer

Insight Global, Inc

BT America/MM Mars Smart Hands Engineer – work from home    Aug 2011 – Nov 2012

  • Worked remotely via software and telephone in installation of CISCO routers and switches
  • Installed updated OS specific to each device remotely and insured it was functional
  • Installed new configurations specific for each site setting security for each device to client specs
  • Created load balancing if needed at each site
  • Tested equipment with client to ensure installation was success
  • Instructed onsite engineer in troubleshooting and installation of hardware.

Wachovia/Wells Fargo conversion in State of Florida. Areas covered were central Florida(Daytona Beach) and South Florida (Doral) June 2011 - August 2011

  • Supervised the re-imaging of all desktop computers at each bank location to insure all software had current patches in place
  • Supervised the use of Security Policies and Procedures for bank location during conversion
  • Updated all computers at each location to latest virus protection software   
  • Secured Network Closet to protect local server
  • Reviewed all Vulnerability reports for server to assure no illegal access during conversion
Aug 2009 - Dec 2009

Internship - Network Administration and Computer Support

Daytona State College

Worked in Academic Support Center on Palm Coast, FL campus. Duties included

  • Assisting students with PC software use and issues,
  • Assisted with care of networks on main campus on MAN/LAN/WAN systems covering all campuses in three counties
  • Created Security Policies and Procedures for Palm Coast campus
  • Monitored Vulnerability Reports for campuses for any issues regarding all college websites
  • Updated all computers campus-wide to latest virus protection and monitoring software by re-imaging machines with all current software and patches 
Aug 2007 - Jun 2008

Intern/Volunteer - Honors Society Program

Museum of Arts and Sciences (MOAS)
  • Volunteer/internship for Honors class, worked into position
  • Reorganized donor database making it easier and more efficient to mail out annual fees and events
  • Worked as assistant event coordinator for functions by or held at the Museum
Apr 2000 - Jul 2000

Enumerator

US Census Bureau

Collected census data from door to door visits with citizens in and around the South Florida area. (Hollywood, Weston, Ft. Lauderdale, Pembroke Pines, Miramar) Gathered in-depth census data from long forms, people who did not return or refused census. Had 99% success rate of gathering from most difficult locations.

Also helped with local computer problems including Network issues, Data processing for Legacy systems, PCs and other equipment issues. One of top Census areas for fast and effective turn around on data.

Aug 1999 - Jan 2000

Y2K COBOL Programmer ETS

School Board of Broward County

Designed and implemented Y2K changes to meet compliance for millennium.  Led team to design implementation of new MVS system. Planned development and support of programs (SDLC) utilizing skills in JCL, EASYTRIEVE, and COBOL in DOS/OLLE environment.

  • SDLC of new software to create EASYTRIEVEreports as well as improved overall job flow via streamlined JCL.
  • Analyzed existing outdated programs; re-engineered for enhancements to bring up to date; added Y2K changes
Aug 1997 - Jan 1999

Programmer/Analyst/Project Lead Consultant - ESSEX COMPUTER PEOPLE

American Express

Responsible for International rollout of EMEA/GRMS and first time billing of Euro-dollar. Team player on cutting edge development team for CC90s/GRMS software;JCL to COBOL II, EASYTRIEVE, VSAM, IMS.  Test all levels from development to production and support (Lifecycle).  On call support of ongoing revisions, updates and enhancements to system software for international and domestic billing systems (CC90s/CCIB), Bank Readiness, and Y2K (Millenniax) projects. 

  •  Evaluated, enhanced, tested and supported programs for one of the largest software releases for AMEX.
  •  Stabilized test environment and set up JCL for final user test of Millenniax (Y2K).
  • Analyzed existing outdated programs; re-engineered for enhancements to bring up to date.  Added Y2K changes for GRMS, modified as needed and test to prepare for Bank readiness plan for AMEX.

Skills

Skills

Mainframe Software, Tools and Languages

Please see my resume for an entire list. It has been some years since I used these skills however I still have my notes including HASP commands as well as DOS. 

RACF/ACF2

Microsoft Project Manager

Used it since it came out,

Cisco Routers/Switches

Used less than two months ago - A.S. Certification for CCNA - need to take exam for actual CCNA

Microsoft Server NT, 2000, 2003 and 2008

Microsoft Office tools - current release and past

Included EXCEL, Word, Access DB, Visio and Power Point

Computer Forensics

College and simulations

SNORT

Used in college, simulations and at home. Caught someone 'sniffing' around my ports while training in Computer Forensics. 

Linux OS and Server

TCP/IP

Process Mapping

Also under Jack Welch, we were trained to use this skill and I have found ways to use in both my personal and professional life. Thanks to my training in Project Management and Process Mapping are how I was able to complete three degrees and seven certifications in 6 years and work a job, work at internships or volunteer.

Project Management

Trained in Priority Management under the tutelage of Jack Welch, I have found a way to utilize the skill in every job I do. 

Certifications

Certifications
Aug 2013 - Aug 2016

Certified Ethical Hacker (CEHv7.1)

EC Council
Aug 2011 - May 2016

ComTIA A+

CompTIA
Aug 2011 - May 2016

CompTIA Network+

CompTIA
May 2013 - May 2016

CompTIA Security+

CompTIA