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Curtis Erik

Erik Curtis

Systems Architect

Name:Erik Curtis
Address:22457 Dolorosa St. Woodland Hills, Ca 91367
Phone:213-590-8575
Email:ecurtis@erikcurtis.com
Extensive experience in securing Windows Systems, Windows File Security, DFS and Share Security. Reduction of Windows attack surface Operating System Hardening. Disabling of unnecessary Windows Services, TCP/UDP ports, Service Accounts and Registry settings. Insure that the security principals are implemented and maintained through the use of Active Directory Services, Group Policy Objects (GPO). Periodic vulnerability scans on all Windows systems, both with and without user authentication. Excellent command of running projects employing industry standard project management techniques. Extensive documentation and training experience. Successful project and technical team leader and motivator. Outstanding oral and written communication skills. Ability to present technical materials to non-technical audiences.

Employment

2013 - present

Manufacturers Bank | Woodland Hills, Ca.

Systems Architect
  • Maintained a multi domain Windows 2008R2 Active Directory.
  • Responsible for third-level support for all server related issues.
  • Participated in complete system builds, upgrades, migrations and patch management.
  • Implemented security policy and system hardening best practices NIST 800-123.
  • Defined and maintained baseline system configuration policies.
  • Established a Windows Desktop standard and used System Center / WDS to deploy and maintain it.
  • Administered change management related to server upgrades and software installation.
  • Prepared and maintained documentation of technologies, standards and procedures.
  • Conducted quarterly vulnerability assessments and established mitigation tasks.
  • Managed Good Dynamics MDM, defined mobile device policy for corporate and BYOD devices.
  • Worked closely with in-house developers to develop a management reporting portal (SQL, C# IIS7).
  • Working knowledge of SQL Server and Standard Query language.
  • Technical lead on SharePoint 2010 corporate intranet.
  • Used Splunk to consolidate logs from servers and infrastructure devices.
  • Built a management reporting dashboard within Splunk.
1999 - 2000

Wellpoint Health Networks | Woodland Hills, Ca.

Sr. Business Analyst
  • Collaborated with executive level management in defining project boundaries and providing in-depth analysis from end-user standpoint.
  • Developed project plans and schedules to coordinate programmer/analysts’ efforts.
  • I was part of a team that developed a medical billing application that served all of California.
  • Wrote the code for a VB6 application to replace an existing MS Access application.
  • Deployed an Exchange server to provide email, calendar and room scheduling.
  • Conducted extensive Y2K testing of in house applications.
  • Provided remote and onsite support to Blue Cross hospitals and subscribers.
1992 - 1998

Gorko Industries | North Hills, Ca.

Draftsman, IT Specialist
  • Supported the Engineering department with a history of achieving cost savings and enhanced system functionality
  • Converted paper drawings into computer based AutoCAD files; this greatly reduced the time to manufacture.
  • Networked the Windows, Netware, Macintosh and UNIX systems.
  • Enhanced the existing time/job tracking system by merging data from three different platforms.
  • Established WAN communication between three manufacturing locations.
  • Managed the File, e-mail, Web and FTP servers.
  • Setup a process to allow the electronic transfer of engineering designs, reducing the revision and change management process from weeks to hours.

Education

College

Bachelor of Science       1992

ITT Technical Institute, California

Technical Training

Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Configuration (70-640).
Microsoft Windows Client (70-620).
Microsoft Windows Deploying Windows Server 2008 (Course 6418).
Deploying System Center 2012 Configuration Manager (10748).
Administering System Center 2012 Configuration Manager (10747).
Microsoft Project and Project Management Techniques.
Splunk Installation and Administration
TrackIt v11.4

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