About Me

Jun 17, 2019

PROFILE

I’m a capable Technical Director who can act as the glue that links together mission critical security requirements. Articulate and effective communicator who has a history of developing products that push the limits of technology. Able to respond to the ever changing demands of clients by creating innovative high quality and defect-free security solutions that precisely meet their business needs. Strong management and methodical aptitude with an innate ability in decision-making, coordinating and synthesizing data.

CAREER SPECIFICS

  • Currently working as a Technical director involved in managing and delivering cloud, traditional, and hybrid security services to clients.
  • Delivered several million dollars of security services and technology for clients in the financial, retail, healthcare, manufacturing, and utilities sectors.
  • Acted as technical authority on security for numerous RFPs and during contract negotiations.
  • Participated in many PCI and HIPAA Assessments for many small, large and multinational companies and performed gap analysis, consultation, and development of customized solutions.
  • Strong application of best-practice methodologies in development and integration of shardware/software, security incident, risk management, audit requirements, and technical security assessments across an enterprise infrastructure.
  • Introduced security risk assessment and threat modeling techniques into the organization.
  • Lead and managed 100’s of onsite and offshore security consultants at IBM to improve security of applications, networks, and mobile applications of fortune 100 companies.
  • Performed numerous onsite and remote security consulting including penetration testing,application testing, web application security assessment, code reviews, onsite internet security assessment, social engineering, and wireless assessment.
  • Outstanding background in information systems for successfully identifying risks and implementing security solutions for wide range of projects and clients.
  • Performed security code reviews and application risk assessments for customer facing applications at Fortune 100 companies. Audited applications written in multiple languages.
  • Web Penetration testing to prove Software Security Vulnerabilities with commercial security tools.
  • Trained, documented and advised application developers in regards to security risks,secure coding best practices, with practical remediation guidance provided to developers.
  • Drove the adoption of security scanning tools for both development and production use.
  • Trained developers to write secure code using the OWASP software security testing guide.
  • Found Software security vulnerabilities for clients including: SQL injection, XSS,Cross Site Request Forgery and multiple other vulnerabilities.
  • Tested over a thousand Fortune 100 web applications for security issues; tested top company external and internal and penetrated into systems.

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

  • Offensive Security Certified Professional – OSCP from Offensive Security
  • MS-500: Microsoft 365 Security Administration
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional(CISSP), Since 2006
  • Certified Microsoft 365 Security Administrator - MS-500
  • Certified GIAC Secure Software Programmer – Java
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), May 2007
  • Payment Application Qualified Security Assessor(PA-QSA), 2008 - 2013
  • Qualified Security Assessor (QSA), 2007 - 2013
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD.NET),2002
  • 1000+ hours of continuing education, professional development, seminars, and technical training programs.

LEADERSHIP, PROBLEM SOLVING & RESPONSIBILITY

  • Able to identify cost-effective technical solutions that meet business needs.
  • Excellent analytical, data manipulation and interrogation skills.
  • Developing and maintaining the infrastructure and IT systems.
  • Negotiating IT service contracts with partners and suppliers.
  • Commercial awareness & business acumen.
  • Identifying, developing and directing the implementation of business strategy.
  • Ability to learn quickly and drive new messages through customer channels.
  • Ability to impact sales through coaching, counselling, and influencing others to accomplish desired outcomes.
  • Good track record of managing complex multifunctional projects in various environments.
  • Creating effective, informed and highly motivated teams focused on delivery.
  • Comprehensive understanding of project management methodologies.
  • Experience of working with sponsors, stakeholders, and solution providers.
  • Cultivating the companies’ reputation in the market &with customers & suppliers.
  • Involved in planning & organizing the organization’s activities to achieve targets.
  • Provided a stabilizing influence and promoted an excellent environment conducive to increasing efficiency, enhancing quality and strengthening financial results.****

TEAM-WORK

  • Participated and contributed equally while working in a group for projects at work.
  • Ability to get on with all levels of people and possess strong relationship building skills.
  • Built effective personal relationships and networks within the team, which contributed towards achieving organizational and team successes.

ORGANIZING, PLANNING & MANAGEMENT

  • Strong organizational, administrative and analytical skills.
  • Ensuring all IT systems, infrastructures, server, networks and securities are running to an efficient level.
  • Monitoring project risks and scope creep to identify potential problems and proactively identifying solutions to address them in advance.
  • Recommending and implementing technological improvements and efficiencies.
  • Improving margins and maintaining a high quality service to clients.
  • Able to develop, coordinate, delegate and plan work activities.
  • Quick learner, possess a broad range of experience, highly motivated, and have the ability to work in structured and unstructured environments and initiating career awareness and self-monitoring on my overall progress.
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