Seasoned IT leader with demonstrable experience leading highly performing teams in 24x7x365 environments. Expert abilities in enterprise architecture, telecommunications, information security, and metrics-based decision-making. Proven track record in leveraging IT Service Management to align IT services with the needs of business. Extensive knowledge and experience in SLA management, performance optimization, capacity planning, and virtualization technologies. Collaborates and communicates effectively across all levels of an organization. 15+ years of experience in communications architecture design, PCI/ISO compliance, network operations management, and incident handling. Active TS/SCI Clearance.
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➢ Implemented Nuance intrusion prevention platform across 9 globally distributed data centers, inclusive of incident response and customer reporting portals for real time access to network threat activity.
➢ Designed and implemented a SaaS deployment strategy for Motorola managed services, which was later adopted as the service delivery model at over 1000 locations.
➢ Designed and built the Marine Corps Network Efficiency Lab, resulting in a $2.3M reduction in excessive satellite bandwidth costs across the USMC.
➢ Implemented a virtual, tiered security architecture for 14 Joint Enhanced Core Communications Systems (JECCS), reducing overall security costs, $7M in hardware appliances by consolidating assets and mitigating threat signature.
➢ Organized and established the Marine Corps Network Engineering Team (MCNET); composed of the Communications Security Laboratory, IPv6 Compliance Laboratory, and VoIP Solution Analysis Center. MCNET, a $10M endeavor, returned $8M+ in expenditure reductions to Headquarters Marine Corps and associated programs in less than 12 months.