SFM Productions

PC / Networks Repair, Consulting, Training and Security

Skills Summary

CISSP; MCSE; MCSA; MCP+I; CCNA; WSCP; CNCP; Unix (Irix) Administrator; Web Hosting Development and Integration (IIS 4/5/6); Active Directory Design; Network Architecture Design and Installation; Hardware Consulting and Repair; Application Integration; Network Engineering Administration and Security; Systems Integration; Avstar (Avid) NCRS Administrator; Novell 3.x Administrator, Security Tuning and Intrusion Detection, Firewall Configuration and Administration.

Employment History

10/2002 - Present


-Design, install, integrate and administrate 90-node Active Directory-based (Windows 2003) network supporting USCG Navigation Center's public web sites (http://www.navcen.uscg.gov and http://www.gps.gov). Security design, network / application / hardware hardening, budgetary planning and business development / systems design and project management. Configuration and administration of Layer 2/3 network devices (Cisco 2900 / 3550 / 1900 / 2621 / PIX515E). Firewall failover and proxy configuration and monitoring. Training design and instruction. Requires high-level knowledge of the OSI model from networking, application and hardware perspectives (TCP/IP, ARP, Cisco Multilayer Switching and Routing, Cisco PIX, Microsoft ISA, Windows Server 2003 / 2000, Windows XP / 2000 Pro, security scanning / intrusion detection / prevention and mitigation). Manage small staff of junior administrators and webmasters.

10/2000 - 6/28/2002


-Designed, developed, implemented, integrated and administrated geographically diverse six-site high-availability distributed web / database network (25+ servers). Required expertise in networking (TCP/IP), systems engineering (server, LAN and WAN hardware and topologies), security (IPSec, software tuning and firewalls), operating systems (Windows NT4.0 / 2000 / XP and Cisco IOS), applications (IIS 5.0, SQL 7.0 / 2000, COM+, Office 2000 / XP) and Windows2000 system configuration and administration (security policies, group / user administration, DNS, WINS, Active Directory, server clustering and network load balancing.) Served as team hardware and systems integration expert and performed as project leader for numerous projects related to Web development Provided technical support for 900-plus users of web-based database application. Developed and lead user / administrator training; produced high-level technical and project documentation.

11/1998 - 10/2000


-Designed, installed and integrated a five-site global WAN-linked client / server Unix (Irix) / TCP-IP network for news information exchange and publishing (Hong Kong, London, New York and Washington) for 500+ users; administrated Newsroom Computer Systems; served as project leader for migration of newsroom systems from Xerox proprietary to Windows NT; provided technical guidance to upper management on how to implement technical systems to meet agency policy objectives; provided training and developed training courses for staff; ensured network reliability and troubleshot networking problems, including maintaining a secure network environment; administrated newsroom intranets; maintained industry certifications; showed familiarity with networking and client operating systems including Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 9x, DOS, Unix, and Irix; wrote technical documentation of network.

Additional History Available On Request


University of Virginia

Bachelor of Arts



Windows 7 / Vista / 2003 / 2000 / XP, Windows NT 4.0, Windows 9x, Windows 3.1(1), DOS, Unix (Solaris, Irix, Linux), Cisco IOS.


MS Application Center, MS Word (2000, XP, 2003), MS Excel (2000, XP, 2003), MS FrontPage (2000, XP, 2003), Studio MX, MS PowerPoint (2000, XP, 2003), MS Publisher (98, 2000, 2002), MS PhotoDraw, Adobe PhotoDeluxe / PageMill, MS Access, MS SQL (7.0, 2000, Enterprise Manager), MS Outlook (98, 2000, XP), MS Visual Studio 6/.NET, MS Visual Studio SourceSafe, MS ISA Server, MS Terminal Services / RDP, MS Visio, MS Internet Explorer (4/5/6), Netscape (4), ZoneAlarm, WordPerfect (6/8/2000/10/11), GFI NSS / SELM / SIM.


TCP/IP (CIDR / VLSM), IPSec, Protocol Filtering (firewalls), VPNs, LAN / WAN integration / configuration, security (network / application / hardware hardening), network monitoring, Microsoft Cluster Service (MSCS), and Network / Component Load Balancing (NLB / CLB).


Cisco PIX, Microsoft ISA (2000/2004), Cisco ASA


* Certified Information Systems Security Professional - CISSP (9/2007);
* Cisco Certified Network Administrator - CCNA (6/2006 - 6/2009);
* Windows 2003 Server Security Certified Professional (12/2004);
* Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer - MCSE - Windows 2003 (3/2005)
* Cisco Networks Certified Professional - CNCP (7/2004);
* Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator - MCSA - Windows 2003 (7/2004);
* Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer - MCSE - Windows 2000 (12/2003);
* Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer - MCSE - NT4 (2/2000);
* Microsoft Certified Professional + Internet - MCP+I - NT4 (12/1999);
* Microsoft Certified Professional - Windows NT4 / 2000 / 2003.
* GIAC SSP-CNSA [SEC-351] (05/04/2006).

References available upon request.


OBJECTIVE: I wish to use my background and expertise as a senior computer systems engineer, security officer and networking expert to advance in my profession as a senior technical manager, senior security engineer, project leader or supervisor. I want to augment my skills in network design, integration, administration and security to continue my growing expertise in the field. I will draw upon my diverse background and use skills such as network and security design / administration, systems integration, hardware engineering, network /OS / application security, writing and graphics design to realize these goals.

SF Meyer