Cyber Security Engineer, Layer 7 Defender, Linux Geek, INTJ, & Team Player
Well rounded Security Engineering professional with years of experience in Information Security, Cloud
Computing, Web Hosting, Linux, and Open Source Technologies.
Director of Security Engineering at TierPoint
January 2017 – Present
As the director of security engineering at TierPoint, I lead a small tactical team that provides a variety of managed security services that support internal and customer environments. My team has a heavy focus on application, network, and web server security. I’m a technical director and work hands-on with our security infrastructure daily.
Senior Solutions Engineer – Compliance & Security SME at TierPoint
October 2015 – January 2017 (1 year 4 months)
As a senior solutions engineer at TierPoint, I served as the security and compliance SME for pre-sales and
pos-post-sales activities. I worked closely with our corporate security team and participated directly in
documentation and technical projects.
Senior Client Architect – Information Security at Armor Defense, Inc. (Formerly FireHost)
October 2014 – October 2015 (1 year 1 month)
As a senior client architect at Armor, I designed and developed solutions for clients with high security needs. This role was both sales and technical focused.
Security Start-Up – Security & Technical Generalist at Armor Defense, Inc. (Formerly
April 2010 – October 2014 (4 years 7 months)
As a managed security start-up generalist at Armor, I worked in a variety of roles as the company grew from
10 to 150+ employees. Being in a start-up often means wearing many hats.
Customer System Administrator ( CSA ) at SoftLayer Technologies, Inc.
September 2007 – April 2010 (2 years 8 months)
As a customer system administrator at SoftLayer, I supported cloud, dedicated servers, and web hosting
NOC Data Center Technician at The Planet Internet Services
October 2006 – September 2007 (1 year)
As a NOC data center technician at The Planet, I supported colocation, dedicated servers, and web hosting
Technical Support Analyst at Calyx Software
November 2005 – October 2006 (1 year)
As a support analyst at Calyx software, I supported a loan origination software called Calyx Point.
UA Local 100 Trade School
2001 – 2001
Lake Dallas High School
1995 – 1999