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Team Lead IT / Cyber Security Analyst - Fully Qualified Navy Validator.
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IT / Cyber-Security Analyst

Lead team of cyber-security analysts to conduct security testing on Research Development Testing Computer Systems.

Career Roadmap

My work combines:
My work combines:
Upholding a Cause and Belief

Day to Day

A Research Development & Testing System (RDT&E) accreditation and certification has expired. The package consists of various security documentation. Instruct team to conduct security testing on the server, then develop and Plan Action and Milestones (POA&M) spread, detailing vulnerabilities detected on the system. Review C&A Plan this document describes the systems functionality, mission, system architecture, technical and administrative, and concepts of operations.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for everyone

Must have IT Knowledge / or background. Earn IT certification, degree, and look for companies that will hire employees new to the field.

Recommended Education

My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took:

Homeland Security


The Noise I Shed

From Myself:

"I was recommended for the Technology Internship program. After I accepted the interview. My thoughts quickly reverted to: "They will not hire me. "I am too old"."

Challenges I Overcame

Finding New Purpose