• Technology Savy self-starter, adept at moving into new environments and extrapolating from existing experiences to quickly adapt to new technologies fluently.
  • Over ten years experience operating computers and six years work related experience.
  • Fluent with network monitoring security software installations and working to prevent cyber attacks especially in business and corporate settings.
  • Specialist in RedHat Enterprise Linux and other forks such as CentOS.


  • Security Auditing and Remediation
  • Project Management and Customer Relations
  • Linux Server Administration
  • Multi-Platform Migrations
  • Information Technology
  • Backup and Restoration


  • Kentucky State University – Frankfort, KY
      M.S in Computer Science – Cyber Security GPA: 3.95/4.0
  • Kentucky State University – Frankfort, KY
      B.S in Computer Information Systems GPA: 4.0/4.0
  • Bluegrass Community College – Lexington, KY
      A.A.S in Computer Information Technology GPA: 3.8/4.0
  • Lexington Catholic High School – Lexington, KY
      High School Diploma GPA: 3.0/4.0


SpaceX – IT Systems Engineer - Security : 2018 – Present

  • Help send rockets to space

Stanley Networks, LLC – Enterprise Solutions Architect : 2010 – Present

  • Independent Contractor
  • Webserver Security Auditing and Remediation
  • Apache and webserver Hardening
  • Linux Server administration
  • Create and maintain Virtual Private Servers/Networks and Dedicated Servers
  • Speak with clients about potential solutions for existing problems

Commonwealth Office of Technology – Enterprise Splunk Administrator : 2017 – 2018

  • Splunk Clustering Deployment and Application Development
  • Splunk IT Service Intelligence and Enterprise Security Management
  • Developed Splunk infrastructure and related solutions
  • Implemented forwarder configuration, search heads and index clustering
  • Create and configure management reports and dashboards
  • Analyzed security based events, risks and reporting instances

Commonwealth Office of Technology – Enterprise Storage Systems Administrator : 2016 – 2018

  • Design and Management of Enterprise Storage Platforms (~17 Petabytes)
  • Disaster Recovery and Replication
  • Backup and Restore (CommVault IBM Tivoli Storage Manager)
  • XtremIO, Pure, E–Series, DataDomain, VNX, Isilon, VPlex, RecoverPoint, NetApp
  • Brocade and Network Advisor Management
  • Fiber Channel and iSCSI implementation
  • Installation, Provisioning and Decommission
  • Vendor Support and Engineering Escalations
  • Automate daily functions using Python, Perl and Bash
  • Red Hat Ceph Design and Implementation

Commonwealth Office of Technology – UNIX Systems Architect : 2015 – 2018

  • Security Scanning and Auditing
  • Hadoop Clustering Deployment
  • VMWare Clustering Deployment
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Satellite Deployment
  • Manage Red Hat, Solaris and AIX Systems
  • IBM P8 LPAR and VIO Management
  • Automated Shell Scripting
  • File System Modification and Partitioning
  • DNS Updating
  • Resolve Support Tickets

Baptist Health – Systems Administrator and Cyber Security Consultant : 2014 – 2015

  • Penetration Testing and Remediation
  • Apache, Tomcat and Webserver Hardening
  • Development and Production Security Rollouts
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Security Auditing
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Operating System Upgrading
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Patching and Hardening
  • ModSecurity Implementation
  • Automated Configuration with Bash and Perl Scripting
  • Multi-server/host configuration and load balancing
  • SSL Certificate Management and Deployment
  • Bandwidth monitoring and Traffic Shaping
  • Denial of Service offloading and suppression

Joanna Hay Productions – Computer Internship : 2013 – 2015

  • Web, Server, and Mobile Development
  • Work received National Endowment of the Arts
  • National Oral History Award

KYSU Network Lab Administrator : 2012 – 2013

  • Installed and upgraded lab equipment
  • Configured and installed Cisco Routers and Switches
  • Installed and maintained Windows Server 2008 and CentOS


  • Networking Specialist
  • Cisco Advanced Routing and Switching
  • Cisco Networking Basic
  • Computer Technician
  • Academic Achievement Scholarship
  • Presidential Scholarship
  • Deans List (Every Semester)