A solution-oriented Information Security Architect and hands-on technical manager with strong project management and excellent communication skills as well as a high technical aptitude for new technologies and over 15 years experience in the management, administration, design, implementation & maintenance of enterprise-level networking, systems, infrastructure, applications and solutions; Focused on design of security solutions, protecting IT infrastructures
A solution-oriented Information Security Architect and hands-on technical manager with strong project management and excellent communication skills as well as a high technical aptitude for new technologies and over 15 years experience in the management, administration, design, implementation & maintenance of enterprise-level networking, systems, infrastructure, applications and solutions; Focused on design of security solutions, protecting IT infrastructures and business services inclusive of monitoring, auditing, SIEM, NAC, MFA, SSO, Directory Services/IDM, Endpoint & Mobile, DR and virtualization both as a customer and as a service provider.
IT Security Engineer/Security Solutions Architect @ Working within a very “lean” IT Security team and reporting directly to the CISO, have had the opportunity to wear several hats including managing team of junior engineers and administrators responsible for endpoint and mobile security; SME responsible for the evaluation, design and implementation of security solutions including cost/benefit analysis and risk acceptance; product and project manager responsible for the deployment and integration of security solutions within the enterprise, the allocation of resources and cross-training of staff at various levels of support, and coordinating resources and communication efforts inclusive of all formal corporate processes to ensure project milestones, timelines and goals are met to achieve project success. From June 2011 to Present (4 years 5 months) Yonkers, NYAssistant Manager Server/Storage Group, Senior Security Analyst/Server Engineer @ In this position was responsible for a team of junior engineers and administrators charged with the support and maintenance of a 400+ server/storage enterprise level data center, providing 3rd tier support, management and administration of multi-platform/mission-critical server environment consisting of 6500+ local and remote users; working closely with the academic research teams, was also responsible for leading project implementations from initiation through closure, facilitating communications among stakeholders and implementation teams while monitoring progress in an effort to ensure milestones and project goals were delivered on-time and within budget. From January 2001 to September 2010 (9 years 9 months) New York, NYTraining Manager @ Developed and maintained company training curriculum via rigorous, comprehensive contact with overseas R&D facility and the software development managers/teams; content included software engineering design of the product application as well as formal directory services training from a variety of vendors including Microsoft Active Directory as well as Novell and Sun. Also worked closely with professional services in the development of application demos, stress tests and POC projects for various client implementations and on-site deployments as well as conducting pre/post-sales presentations and formal training initiatives across the U.S. before a variety of audiences from end-users and technical engineers to C-level executives. From 2000 to 2001 (1 year) Rochelle Park, NJSr. Network/Server Engineer @ Provided consulting and project management services for clients, constructing SOW’s, designing technical solutions and network architectures inclusive of Microsoft domains and Active Directory as well as routers & switches; Designed, installed and implemented various multi-platform enterprise systems and provided service and support for complex integrated networks at various client sites. From 1999 to 2000 (1 year) Edison, NJSr. Network/Server Engineer @ Provided consulting and project management services for clients, constructing SOW’s, designing and implementing technical solutions and LAN architectures inclusive of Cisco routers and various switches such as 3Com, Nortel and Bay. Designed, installed and implemented multi-platform enterprise server systems utilizing Novell NDS and Microsoft AD infrastructures.
In my introduction to project management, was also assigned as the Sr. Project Manager for Ministry of Education, responsible for the deployment and implementation of school LAN networks across the country inclusive of all stages of installation and configuration, from equipment to cabling, servers and workstations, routers and switches. From 1995 to 1999 (4 years) Jerusalem, Israel
Master's degree, Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance @ Boston University From 2006 to 2008 Bachelor of Applied Science (BASc), Management Information Systems, Networking and Telecommunications, Magna cum Laude @ New York University From 2002 to 2005 Associate’s Degree, Computer Programming @ Hadassah College Center for Technology From 1984 to 1986 Steven Jordan is skilled in: Security, Disaster Recovery, Troubleshooting, Windows, Active Directory, Windows Server, Servers, SQL Server, Linux, Network Security, Firewalls, Business Continuity, Identity Management, Information Security, Virtualization, VPN, VMware, IT Management, Citrix, DNS, ITIL, Microsoft SQL Server, Integration, Cloud Computing, Data Center, Networking, Visio
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