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Laveeta Dinkins

Information Technology Professional

Grovetown, GA

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Work Experience

Network Operations Information Assurance / Computer Network Defense / Cyberspace Ops Analyst

KRATOS Defense and Security Solutions
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Fort Gordon, GA
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October 2012 to October 2013

Assisted Host Based Security System (HBSS) Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) with building, configuring and testing all McAfee products, updates & patches for deployment. Assisted with the creation and deployment of ePO repositories during Network Integration Evaluations (NIEs). Assisted the SMEs with creating, querying and running reports from the ePolicy Orchestrator reports database, including creation of custom queries. Provided detailed reports directly to the project manager and government officials on a weekly and quarterly basis. Developed and implemented information assurance/security standards and procedures. Coordinated, developed, and evaluated security programs for an organization. 
Recommended information assurance/security solutions to support customers' requirements. 
Identified, reported, and resolved security violations. Supported customers at the highest levels in the development and implementation of doctrine and policies. Performed analysis, design, and development of security features for system architectures.

Signal Lessons Learned Reasearch Analyst

KRATOS Defense and Security Solutions
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Fort Gordon, GA
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July 2012 to October 2012

Observed units at the National Training (NTC) and Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC) during their training prior to deployment. 
Briefed senior military personnel on methods to modify training to handle specific or general asymmetric threats. 
Observed, collected, developed, validated, and disseminated emerging TTPs, and assisted in lessons learned 
training to pre-deployment and/or deployed units.

Information Assurance Computer Scientist

KRATOS Defense and Security Solutions
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Fort Gordon, GA
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August 2011 to June 2012

Employed security policies by following DoD Instructions and Army Regulations and offered guidance for securing networks. 
Ensured that Security Testing & Evaluation (ST&E) procedures, Baseline Security Requirements Minimal Checklist, Network/System Scan utilizing eEye Retina, or other vulnerability assessment tools are in compliance with DoD instructions and AR Regulations. 
Ensured records of all security-related vulnerabilities and incidents are maintained and reports serious or unresolved violations to the Information Assurance Manager (IAM). 
Maintained appropriate system accreditation documentation and drafts and provides DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) Memorandums of Agreement (MOAs) to the designated connected sites.

Information Systems Staff Officer

U.S. Army
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Fort Gordon, GA
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August 2011 to December 2011

Responsible for the management of Active Directory and user accounts on strategic SIPR and NIPR exchange services which serviced over 3,000 users. 
Supervised the deployment, installation, operation, and unit level maintenance of multi user information processing systems. 
Enforced Army network security and information assurance policies. 
Tracked and troubleshot trouble tickets utilizing Remedy.

Senior Local Area Network Manager

U.S. Army - COS Kalsu, Iraq
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August 2010 to August 2011

Strategically planned and implemented the design, placement, and installation and of all the cabling and physical layouts of the routers and switches on the Contingency Operating Station that handled secure and non-secure voice and data. 
Troubleshot both distribution and access layer switches by using SSH. 
Configured Cisco Call Manager that provided Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and was able to provide secure and non-secure voice to the Local Area Network. 
Organized the setup and operation of the first Joint Network Node (JNN) at COS Kalsu which provided over 800 SIPR/NIPR data and voice services which were critical to the Brigade's success. 
Managed, monitored, and troubleshot two Joint Network Nodes (JNN), ten Command Post Nodes (CPN), and over 500 switches and routers using SNMPc.

Automated Data Processing Security Team Chief

U.S. Army
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Fort Gordon, GA
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May 2010 to August 2010

Conducted and reviewed network threats using Retina Scanner, and supervised and trained seven level I and level II computer technicians on using the Retina Scanner. 
Responsible for desktop PC management to include system maintenance, upgrades, and scheduled backups. 
Established the automation system administration procedures for the strategic network, and performed "on the spot" emergency PC troubleshooting on 75 to 100+ customer machines per week.

Software Analysis Supervisor

U.S. Army - Camp Henry, Korea
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June 2009 to May 2010

Served as the Organizational Unit Administrator for the systems and networks of 1500+ users, 1200+ desktops/ laptops and 150+ network printers, scanners, and fax machines. 
Responsible for BlackBerry Enterprise Administrative Support for 600+ field leaders utilizing BlackBerry 8830 World Edition phones. 
Installed portable Common Access Card ( CAC ) readers and certificates to work with the BlackBerry to open, send, and read encrypted email and messages. 
Instituted the use of remote desktop management software ( Dame Ware ) to support 1500+ off-site and on-site users. 
Performed system analysis administrator duties which covered over 600 network workstations on the NiprNet, SiprNet, and RiprNet Local Area Networks. 
Supervised the Division G6 shop, which worked directly for and supported the Commanding General.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Management

Trident University -
Cypress, CA

2012 to 2015

Certificate in U.S. Army CIO Information Assurance Technical Level 1 Course

U.S. Army Signal School of Excellence

June 2010

Certifications

Security+

Microsoft Certified Professional ( MCP )

Additional Information

Qualifications 
 
• Information Technology • Systems Integration 
• Help Desk Management • Migrations and Upgrades 
• Active Directory • Network and Systems Security 
• Risk Management • System Monitoring 
• System Integration Planning 
 
Hardware 
 
• Cisco Switches and Routers 
• Servers 
• Modems 
• Digital Senders 
• Scanners 
• Printers 
 
Operating Systems 
 
• MS Vista 
• MS Windows XP/2000 
• MS Windows 7 
• Army Gold Master Vista 
• MS Office […] 
• MS Active Directory 2003