Reduced personnel requirements through secure automation of: virus detection, validation, and response; management of security change requests; corporate credit card transaction clearing; customer and reseller order processing.
Reduced maintenance costs through consolidation of legacy firewall, proxy, and VPN, and other internet service architectures.
Provided security awareness and training to business unit IT managers.
Increased security level through design and implementation of multi-layer network security architectures for regional infrastructures.
Implemented security and business measures resulting in elimination of web defacements.
Coordinated corporate anti-virus effort, with operational groups managing distributed LANs, WANs, and NOCs matrixed to report to me.
Project management and development of security measures for North and South American B2B and B2C architectures; security assessments for regional and partner architectures; development of secure global outsourcing architecture for the enterprise customer call center; and regional security policy development.
440 S. LaSalle, Ste 2900 Chicago, IL 60605
Position: Systems Administrator
Designed and performed a complete redesign of the network, migrating from Thinnet to Twisted Pair wiring, and upgrading obsolete network hardware.
Designed, installed, and administered the company's Internet connection and firewall security system.
Specified architecture for remote access systems for developers and support personnel.
Administered a Macintosh, PC, and Sun WAN and LAN to meet or exceed the uptime requirements of live options trading.
Performed server and network monitoring and capacity planning.
Managed network security services.
August 1993 - April 1995: Practi-Col Services
823 Emerson St. Evanston, IL 60201 Position: MIS Manager
Planned and performed migration from a single-server to LAN architecture.
Implemented EDI procedures, cutting revenue collection times and overhead costs.
Designed and installed distributed computing architecture and procedures permitting account managers to use their PC workstations tools such as Excel and Paradox, for better reporting, analysis, and presentation capabilities than provided by the database server application.
Administered the firm's core business, a medical billing database.
January 1993 - July 1993:Self Employed
Clients included a mass transit company and a nationwide consulting firm. Projects included programming (using C and embedded SQL), Oracle screen design, hardware and software testing, and writing software documentation.
500 Batavia Rd. Batavia, IL 60610 Position: Software Librarian and System Administrator
Organize, create and distribute over 100 software libraries (including ongoing upgrades) to the D0 experimental collaboration (over 30 laboratory and university VAX and Unix nodes worldwide). Manage security of the libraries. Provide helpdesk and system administration support for local users. Supervise library distribution operators. Key accomplishments include rewriting the distribution software for increased efficiency and ease of later modifications.
September 1986 - October 1990: Cooperative Education
As a requirement for graduation, Antioch students must successfully complete a minimum of six quarters of work experience in the cooperative education program; I completed seven. My employers were:
Bellevue Hospital (New York, NY)
InfoWorld Magazine (Menlo Park, CA)
Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory of Columbia University (New York, NY)
Nevis Labs (Ardsley on Hudson, NY)
Duties varied widely throughout these positions and included
database management, help desk support, hardware and software testing, program
development (using C and Pascal), database development, and software conversion
between operating systems. Projects were consistently completed under deadline.
Key accomplishments include:
Single-handedly performing a product review for InfoWorld normally assigned to an entire technical team.
Establishing proper data collection procedures in a hospital setting.
Developed of a PostScript compiler/decompiler in the Macintosh environment. Improved data storage algorithms for Nevis Labs, saving them $10,000 in hardware costs.
Develop a cross-platform GUI for character-based terminals.