The future is competence, innovation, and automation. Assumed abandoned IT department, data center/call centers in ruins, and no IT staff. Chaired international teams developing Cemex’s Hormitec cement batch system and corporate policies. Re-staffed and realigned Western US region, streamlined production and financial software applications. Responsible for Western IT staff of 5, two data centers, call center and truck radio operations. Supported 35 batching locations and 250 users. Lead VAX/Harris administrator.
Responsible for mission critical $2M/minute MRPII and VAX/DBMS cluster systems, Consilium Workstream, Pathworks/Banyan/Novell end-user network sharing, and 3,500 users. Assignments: Intel Corp, Honeywell Space Satellite Ops Center.
Security and standards baked into all enterprise deliverables, door-to-rack. Developed industry-first vulnerability management framework and governance policies, compliance tracking processes, security and social engineering assessments, patch automation initiatives, asset management, process workload modeling software, data center BMS, resumption processes, and dashboard metrics for business and ICS critical environments. Managed global zero-down data centers, infrastructure, and $10M/minute financial systems. Responsible for 2 managers, 35 specialists, staff realignment, and budgeting, supporting 32,000 users, 68,000 business assets, and 500,000 ICS systems across 788 global locations in 160 countries.
IT CONSULTING, Systems Consultant, Phoenix, Arizona, 1993 – 1995
850 Stevens Creek Blvd, Forsyth, IL 62535 ● (217) 433 - 6663 ● RGaetan@yahoo.com
Value through excellence and standard processes. Developed Centers of Excellence governance committee to define global standards, consolidate IT resources, realign and manage Automation Segment IT departments. Designed and led global consolidation team and migration project with $10M/year budget. Responsible for infrastructure, communications, end-user support, data center services, 8 managers and 450 specialists. Supported 18,000 Americas users, 1,000 server and midrange systems, 80 helpdesks, 222 locations in 100 countries. Lead AS/400 and VAX administrator.
Customer and company values first. Developed IT security and vulnerability management framework in PCI environment, replaced LAN/WAN infrastructure for less than support cost. Rebuilt abandoned IT department with no budget, provided staff coaching, increased flight systems reliability, implemented asset management and operational processes. Responsible for infrastructure, end-user support, communications, facilities, project management. Four data centers, 10 specialists, 53 locations.
ALLIED SIGNAL AEROSPACE CO, FSD, Tempe, Arizona
Sr. Data Communications Analyst, 1985 – 1993
Customer satisfaction through perpetual refinement. Developed mission critical Consilium Workstream $1M/hour MRPII shop floor system, leading edge flap drive technology, 20MM phalanx defense system, fluidic/metrology applications to Type I Mil-Std 2167/2168 specs. Responsible for SCADA/DNC systems and design, VAX/Sparc systems, network operations, office automation computing, TQM team chairing, AutoDesk software administration and engineering, 2 specialists, and 40,000 users.
Managed team of TEKsystems, Ernst & Young, and Caterpillar security specialists to develop security solutions and governance directives for supplier-provided Connected Asset products/services including IoT, SaaS, IdM, and SDLC initiatives, using Oracle Primavera and MS Project project management tool. This involved forty four ISO 27000/NIST projects providing detect, remediate, protect, educate, and govern tracks. Security/technical advisory governance and project management for ISA 95/62443 factory audits and design across 160 facilities. Audited scan tool effectiveness and mitigation processes (Qualys, Rapid7, Nessus, Fortify, OWASP directives for Connected Software solutions). Developed SCADA and specialized ICS scan templates for various PLC/HMI devices. Analyzed and recommended secure procurement processes, security language, and vendor security certifications. Developed customer ingress/outgress vulnerability reporting, event repositories, tracking, and remediation processes. Carried out social engineering exercises and user training on Wombat (email, call, and USB keys).
Developed AWS/InMotion/GoDaddy cloud solutions including EC2 sourcing on AWS Linux AMI. Installed SQL/Wordpress native, setup IAM/security framework, redesigned and migrated legacy web applications using .NET, JSON, and HTML. Provided IAM/ImM governance solutions.
CEMEX INTERNATIONAL CORP, Phoenix, Aizona
MIS Manager, Western US Region, 1995 – 1998
ARCHER DANIELS MIDLAND, Decatur, Illinois
Sr. IT Global Processes and Management, 2007 – 2017
DEC/DBMS Codasyl Admin
IBM Gateway Admin
Data Center Design, Admin
DEC Technical Service, Install
SCCM Desired Configuration Mgr
SCCM Service Level DashBoard
Windows 2000 Admin
ABB CORP, New Berlin, Wisconsin
Sr. IT Consolidation Manager for the Americas, 1998 – 2002
IT CONSULTANT, Forsyth, Illinois
IT Security Project Manager, 2014 – Present
Highly dedicated, results oriented IT manager devoted to motivate, transform, secure, innovate, and deliver business goals. Extensive 30-year experience in vulnerability management, security assessment, data center/desktop operations, project management, ICS-critical environments, and concept-to-value lifecycles. Leverages leadership and communication skills to deliver value, global solutions, and high performance. Analytical and forward thinking change agent who uses team-building and collaboration to enhance core business standards and competency.
Rapid7 Nexpose Admin
Red Hat Linux
Planview Project Portfolio Mgt
AS/400 Systems Admin/Tuning
Harris 20/20 PBX Admin
GSEC 401 Fundamentals
AWS Architect Associate
MIDWEST AIRLINES, Oak Creek, Wisconsin
Data Communications and Project Manager, 2002 – 2007