Sean Plemons Kelly, CISSP
Security/Information Assurance Engineer
  • Niceville,
  • Florida,
  • United States
Member Since: 2015/12/04
Industry: Computer & IT
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12 Year IT and Army Veteran. Quick witted and knowledgeable professional who is always willing and ready to share information.

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Professional Background
Senior System Administrator
Jacobs Techonology
September 2015 – Present
Eglin AFB, FL
•      Configure, backup, harden, and maintain over 15 Windows servers across 7 classified networks in a secure research and testing facility and remote sites across the United States.
•      Implement information system and network security practices for all local and remote machines, to include Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) and Security Certification and Authorization Package (SCAP) compliance.
•      Identify, track, and correct deficiencies in traditional and blade-style user computers, networked switches and routers; provide computer software, hardware, and network troubleshooting for over 500 local and remote machines.
•      Plan and implement security and patch management and hardware/ Operating System (OS) upgrades for all local and remote systems.
•      Manage data flow for essential research and test data across the network using FileCatalyst, ensuring data is sent and received in a timely manner.
Information Systems Supervisor
US Army
May 2012 – October 2015
Eglin AFB, FL
•      Installed, operated, backed up and maintained 21 physical and VMWare Microsoft Exchange, DHCP, DNS, and NetApp FAS2040 servers and arrays on a tactical server suite, providing essential Active Directory and network services across multiple security classifications to over 300 users in a military operating environment.
•      Configured and managed over 40 local and remote switches and routers across three security classifications, providing network access for over 300 users.
•      Developed, applied, and managed information security policies and procedures for all classified and unclassified IT assets.
•      Conducted regular risk and impact assessments for network and computer assets; developed and implemented threat mitigation strategies to ensure confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data and systems.
•      Planned and implemented change management solution for multiple classifications of networking devices, cryptography devices, server suites, and telephony solutions.
•      Managed a six-person local IT team, providing network and computer troubleshooting, installation, and security support to over 300 users.
•      Created and executed training plans of computer/network troubleshooting to 20 IT professionals.
Senior Information Systems Specialist
US Army
June 2008 – May 2012
Eglin AFB, FL
•      Troubleshot and corrected computer and network problems involving a combination of hardware and software issues.
•      Coordinated, installed, and maintained physical network infrastructure including planning for and placing a one mile fiber run in deployed and austere environments to serve as a network backbone for multiple offices with over 100 total users.
•      Managed access control for over 500 users on multiple classifications of networks.
•      Conducted security assessments of computer and network devices; corrected deficiencies and implemented threat mitigation controls as needed.
•      Trained and supervised two employees on information security and network support procedures.
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I enjoy sharing my knowledge, and helping others expand their skillsets! I think Group Policy is the bee's knees, and I like to play around in the registry to find new ways to solve problems.

One of the 2015 Top Experts in the Windows Server 2008 and Storage categories!

About me:
Former Military System/Network Administrator and technology enthusiast with over 11 years experience in Information Technology and Information Security. I have been recognized multiple times as a highly effective leader, and for my ability to develop realistic solutions to complex problems. I am very interested in expanding my experience in Information and Cyber Security.

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Level Progress

Current: Level 9
Sean needs 25,419 points to level up.
LVL 10
  • Overall
    9
  • Windows Server 2008
    7
  • Active Directory
    4
  • Storage
    4
  • Windows 7
    3
  • Security
    3
  • Windows Server 2012
    2
  • Windows OS
    2
  • iPhone
    2
  • Storage Hardware
    2
  • Windows Server 2003
    2
  • Microsoft Server OS
    1
  • Dell
    1
  • Microsoft Legacy OS
    1
  • iOS
    1
  • OS Security
    1
  • Windows Networking
    1
  • Powershell
    1
  • Cell Phones
    1
  • VMware
    1
  • Internet / Email Software
    1
  • DNS
    1
  • Apple OS
    1
  • Networking
    1
  • Windows 10
    1
  • Hardware
    1
  • File Sharing Software
    1
  • Swift Programming
    1
  • Operating Systems
    1
  • Network Security
    1
  • Telecommunications
    1
  • Encryption
    1
  • Office 365
    1
  • QuickBooks
    1
  • System Utilities
    1
  • XML
    1
  • iPad
    1

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