CompTIA Network+, Pass @
Advance Computer Technology Training
Technology has been a key part of my life for over 20 years. I fully understand what’s needed in order to meet The Federal Information Security Management Act ( FISMA ) requirements within an organization. I lead and assisted in the planning, development, documentation, and implementation of agency-wide programs in order to supply information security for multiple
Technology has been a key part of my life for over 20 years. I fully understand what’s needed in order to meet The Federal Information Security Management Act ( FISMA ) requirements within an organization. I lead and assisted in the planning, development, documentation, and implementation of agency-wide programs in order to supply information security for multiple organizations. I am responsible for overseeing an organization's technological direction including the planning, implementing and maintaining of best practices for information technology. This also includes evaluating the use of existing and new technology to improve effectiveness and efficiency. I have no problem managing all information technology staff and making all final decisions on service changes, purchases, and related processes to ensure integrity and security of the organization's information.
I currently have completed in my career the following Certifications.
COMPTIA A+, SECURITY+, SERVER+, NET+, INET+
Cisco Certified Network Administrator (CCNA)
Citrix Certified Enterprise Administrator (CCEA)
Certified DoubleTake Associate (CDA)
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Microsoft Certified System Administrator (MCSA) Charter Membership
Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)
Juniper Network Certified Internet Associate, Firewalls & VPNs (JNCIA-FWV)
Certified Lefthand NS SAN/iQ
AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate
Director of Information Technology @ When starting employment at HighPoint My title was Deputy Director of IT. I was responsible for handling corporate IT initiatives and staff in the Woodlawn, MD office location. Shortly after I was promoted to Director of IT and my responsibilities increased to overseeing technology initiatives for the company.
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) was the primary customer when starting employment for the company. HighPoint Global won the TQC and Verint Contracts for CMS. I worked along side the TQC Technology staff to make sure we meet technology needs for our end-user's to complete contractual obligation and meet deliverable deadlines.Since that time HPG has won additional contracts and I continue to work closely with leadership to ensure delivery of technology needs.
Below are a list of my duties and responsibilities for HighPoint Global.
- Manage team members in order to maintain efficiency this includes the corporate helpdesk, IT Project Managers, technical writers, SharePoint development staff, the systems and infrastructure groups. Creating SLAs and KPI's. Ensure the team meets the SLA's and KPI's.
- Work closely with the Director of Security to make sure we meet all systematic compliance regulations and our companies security posture
- Designed IT policy, procedures, and documentation.
- Evaluate new technologies and solutions to meet business needs for today and the future
- Designing our Corporate infrastructure and data center for existing and new business initiatives
- Working closely with vendors and partners to ensure they meet SLA's and KPI's. work with legal to review and ensure companies interests with partner and vendor MSA and contracts
- Final decision maker on technology initiatives
- Developed a 5-year technology plan/timeline to help provide vision and direction
- Worked closely with facilities providing all technology and audio visual needs are meet From August 2013 to Present (2 years 5 months) Baltimore, Maryland AreaSenior Network Engineer @ Design and Deploy network solutions for a large client database in the Baltimore area. I utilize many of the same skills listed in previous positions for ARHD.
For ARHD I completed some of the following task on a regular basis. Setup and troubleshooting Microsoft Hyper-V and Vmware solutions for our client base. Configuration, Installation and troubleshooting of NAS and SAN technologies to supply highly available systems for our customers. Daily interaction with multiple Firewall, Switch and routing technologies. Daily troubleshooting of many Microsoft and LOB software technologies. Daily Interaction with Company Owners and Managers. I played major roll in creating project plans, SOW and putting together timelines and miles stones while updating all parties on the progress regularly. From February 2013 to August 2013 (7 months) Principle Network Engineer @ The subsidiary of AdvanceMed was purchased by NCI from CSC. Continue to work on the Zone projects for Medicare and Medicaid. Designing Solutions to increase productivity and reduce TCO for the company.
Over my years at AdvanceMed my role has changed multiple times to meet company needs.
Starting out I was hired on as a Senior Network Engineer for the company. I was tasked with cleaning up the infrastructure and planning for future growth from a systems standpoint. Our work load increase greatly when we won two zone projects from CMS forcing us to move to a new location and allowing me to design a new data center from the floor up. At that time I was promoted to Network Manager for the company with 8 network engineers working under me. Our solution for the zones utilized VMWARE along with multiple SANs housing over 2 Exabyte of data for our analysis team to use. After a few years of managing the network team, I moved back into a technical position at the company taking the role of Principle Network Engineer. In this position, we focus on meeting the network security needs and standards pushed down by our customer while designing solutions to increase productivity and reliability of our systems for the employee.
Any Additional details about this position can be discussed privately.
Details about Company Purchase:
http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20110404005367/en/NCI-Completes-Acquisition-AdvanceMed From November 2005 to February 2013 (7 years 4 months) Baltimore, Maryland AreaSenior Network Engineer @ Working for a subsidiary of CSC by the name of AdvanceMed I Manage and maintain systems located in the Baltimore, Maryland Data center. Developed solutions to deliver business needs so our employees could meed deliverable deadlines laid out by the contract. This is a government contract for the HHS Medicare and Medicaid Services. Details about this position may be discussed Privately.
Details about Company Purchase:
http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20110404005367/en/NCI-Completes-Acquisition-AdvanceMed From November 2005 to April 2011 (5 years 6 months) Baltimore, Maryland AreaSenior NOC Engineer @ I was originally hired by DPS to work on the Network Consulting Team. After six months of deploying and designing networks for the Baltimore customer base I was moved over to the Data center team working on Co-Location solutions for our client base.
When working for the Data Center team my job entailed designing solutions for clients and the systems housed in the data center along with maintaining and troubleshooting issues as they happen. Solutions would use vendors such as Juniper, VMWare, Citrix Microsoft, Cisco just to name a few. DPS provided a 99.9% up time SLA to the clients that we had to maintain. From July 2001 to November 2005 (4 years 5 months) Senior Network Engineer @ Designed, Deployed, Repaired and Consulting for Companies around the Baltimore Metro, PA and DC area. Daily task could be repairing broken systems, Designing a new Network layout for customers. Upgrading systems and Migrating and Integrating Networked systems and devices. From April 1997 to June 2001 (4 years 3 months)
Juniper Firewall/VPN Training, Pass @ Dynamic Worldwide From 2005 to 2005 CompTIA Network+, Pass @ Advance Computer Technology Training From 2001 to 2002 MCSE 4.0, Pass @ Advance Computer Technology Training From 2000 to 2001 Information Technology @ Harford Community College From 1998 to 1999 Cisco Certified Network Associate, Pass @ Ace Computer Training CenterEdgewood High SchoolEdgewood High SchoolEdgewood High ScoolCitrix Nfuse Classic, Pass @ Emergent Online IncCitrix Metaframe XP1.0 w/FR2, Pass @ Emergent Online Inc.Citrix Secure Gateway, Pass @ Emergent Online Inc.Compaq/HP Server Warranty Specialist, Pass @ Hewlett-Packard OnlineIBM Server/Workstation Warranty Specialest, Pass @ IBM Server/Workstation ClassCitrix Presentation Server Support 4.0, Pass @ INTGILefthand SAN/iQ, Pass @ Lefthand NetworkNSI DoubleTake, Pass @ NSICitrix Presentation Server 4.0 Suite, Pass @ System Source Inc.Citrix Web Interface 4.0, Pass @ System Source Inc.Citrix Password Mananger 4.0, Pass @ System Source Inc. Charles Hammett is skilled in: MCSE 2003, CompTIA A+ Certification, Security+ Certified Professional, CCNA, Network+, MCSA, INET+, CCEA, CDA, JNCIA-FWV, VMware ESX, LeftHand, Microsoft Network, IBM XIV, Microsoft Exchange
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