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Scott A. Keoseyan

AIM: krycheq69

Professional Objective

To work for a company where I always have the opportunity to learn new things and put my existing skills and knowledge to good use in a leadership role among a team of like-minded individuals.  I prefer full-time employment in the Charlotte, North Carolina area but I would consider relocating for the right opportunity.


I have over fourteen years experience specializing in the design and deployment of medium and large-scale internetworks, Internet connectivity strategies for service providers and customers, data network security architectures, and voice/data integration solutions.  I am currently serving as Assistant Vice President and a Senior Network Security Architect for Wachovia Bank NA located in Charlotte NC.

My background includes extensive experience with Cisco Systems products, as well as many other vendors, utilizing various networking topologies and technologies to innovate creative solutions for network and network security design challenges. I possess significant experience in performing assessment on proposed design and existing network infrastructures, and can generate detailed reports that are presentable to clients.

Employment History

Assistant Vice President / Senior Network Security Architect
Wachovia Bank NA – Charlotte, North Carolina
6/08 to Present 

I am currently working in the Wachovia Bank Network Security Services group as a senior network security architect; responsible for the design of advanced security solutions at the bank related to network security, their architecture, evaluation of products, integration with existing systems and processes, design of supporting tools, and definition of operational specifications and standards for deployment.


Assistant Vice President / Corporate Information Security Consultant
Wachovia Bank NA – Charlotte, North Carolina
7/06 to 6/08

I was working in the Wachovia Threat & Vulnerability Management group as a solution architect responsible for the design, deployment, and implementation of advanced security solutions at the bank related to endpoint-security. I was also responsible for maintaining an up-to-date market benchmark view of the enterprise endpoint security landscape; interfacing with organizations such as the Gartner Group, The Burton Group, and Forrester Research.  I participated in, and contributed to, various security and network architecture initiatives including edge access-control architectures, and Internet/DMZ strategies.


Senior Consultant

BTS Partners – Charlotte, North Carolina
9/04 to 7/06

At BTS I was responsible for design, testing, and implementation of data network technologies and security technologies at customer sites.  I specialized in consultative design and delivery of large-scale documentation and design projects for security, management, and operational process and procedures.  As a consultant, I was responsible for the delivery of detailed design and architecture documentation related to network security initiatives at various customers.  I investigated and documented existing architectures and operational policies as part of the design process.  I was also responsible for proof-of-technology testing, planning and delivery of technology pilot programs, and emerging technology testing at customer sites for technologies such as IEEE 802.1x, BGP optimization, server load-balancing, personal-firewall systems, RADIUS authentication/authorization systems, and other related technologies.


Network Infrastructure Manager
Premier, Inc. – Charlotte, North Carolina
5/03 to 8/04

At Premier, I was responsible for all aspects of the data and voice communication infrastructure operations in a 1500-seat enterprise network.  I managed a team of six people with responsibility for all aspects of personnel management for this team.  In addition, I set workflow process, managed projects, and maintained relationships with various business units within the organization.  As an operations lead; I was responsible for all delivery of network services enterprise-wide, including data-center network infrastructure, remote-access/VPN, network component-level monitoring via HPOV Network Node Manager and Solarwinds Orion Network Performance Monitor.  In addition, my team was directly answerable to various service-level agreements and key-performance indicators associated with various applications and business units.


Principal Engineer
Broadwing Technology Solutions – Reston, Virginia
9/99 to 5/03

I served as lead engineer on both the Enterprise and Service Provider consulting teams for network infrastructure and professional services at Broadwing Technology Solutions.  I consulted on various projects related to service-provider and enterprise networks, specifically large financial and insurance institutions.  At Broadwing, I performed LAN/WAN/Datacenter design and deployment for both service-provider and enterprise customers, utilizing a variety of LAN switches routers, ATM switches, firewalls, intrusion-detection, remote-access equipment and VPN gear. I was assigned as the primary network consultant for the US operations of a global financial institution, having designed and rebuilt their entire US enterprise network infrastructure after the 9/11 attack.  During an eighteen month period, I designed and deployed a new, resilient data-center infrastructure, disaster-recovery site, and metro-area network for this organization in the New York City area, and was involved in network security architecture, resilient LAN and WAN services, connectivity to a global network infrastructure, and the roll-out of network management services.  In addition to this project, I also designed and deployed other large-scale LAN and WAN projects for other customers, developed secure Internet infrastructures, performed detailed LAN and WAN analysis, security audits, and network feasibility studies. I was asked to assist in the rollout of various enterprise applications, including thin-client deployments, IP-Telephony, network-based authentication, virtual-private networks and remote-access solutions.  In addition to pure networking infrastructure, I gained additional experience, included building Linux, Solaris, HP-UX, Windows 2000 and NT 4.0 servers; deploying network services such as DNS, WINS, DHCP, authentication services, network management frameworks such as HP Openview Network Node Manger, Castlerock’s SNMPc, and others, on these platforms.  I was also engaged in IP service delivery design utilizing MPLS as well as IP-Storage Area Network technology.  Finally I was a major contributor to a business continuance/high-availability networking whitepaper/practice book for Broadwing Technology Solutions outlining best practices for deployment of various technologies in an Enterprise setting.

Highlights and Experience Gained:

Previous Positions

Director of Technology
Powercom Inc. – Santa Barbara, California
5/96 to 8/99

Powercom was a Network Integrator. I was responsible for all deployment of customer network equipment sold. As a manager, built a service department from the ground-up; implementing a billing system, rate schedule, vendor relations and sales coordination procedures, network operations and design bureau, training, and network turnkey systems and project management facilities. I helped develop relationships with several regional service providers that lead to Powercom becoming a sole-source provider and installer for customer premise equipment (CPE) used to terminate dedicated links to these service providers. In addition, spent extensive time deploying customer premise equipment for dedicated private-line, frame-relay, ATM, and SMDS circuits, coordinating and turning up these services and building private wide-area networks and virtual private networks.  I designed and deployed multiple medium and large-scale enterprise local-area networks with routed VLANs, as well as routed WANs, bridged wireless links, wireless LANs, and voice/data integration using TDM, VoFR and VoIP technologies, and remote access solutions for several mid-sized financial institutions. I also deployed various network/networked applications on both Linux and Windows NT platforms at customer locations.


Network Manager
Infonet Communications Inc. (ICInet) – Fresno, California
6/95 to 4/96

Infonet Communications Inc. was a small Internet Service Provider located in Central California. Responsible for the design and development of their IP network and multiple Internet services such as SMTP/POP mail, Domain-Name System (DNS), NNTP News service, and web-server maintenance.  Built a regional service-provider network using ATM/DS-3 links between several core and regional distribution sites, developed a remote-access platform for customers to use, and built several systems dedicated to various Internet services using the Linux operating system. Coordinated the delivery of services to all dedicated customers, including circuit delivery and CPE configuration and deployment. Participated in network planning and related issues such as IP allocations from the InterNIC (pre-ARIN) and to customers (SWIP).  Also participated, as a potential customer, in initial planning meetings and discussions revolving the development of the Pacific Bell Network Access Point, (NAP) in Northern California.


Network Consultant
Comtech Computers – Fresno, California
12/94 to 6/95

Comtech was a small computer shop that specialized in Novell servers and PCs. Served as consultant/technician responsible for PC repair/upgrades. Also spent time on a wiring crew. Before moving to Infonet, attained Novell CNA and spent time deploying Novell Netware servers, MS/Windows clients, and Windows NT servers.


Education and Certifications

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
Minor in History
California State University, Fresno 1994

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE Routing & Switching) #5885
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) #119837

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Cisco Security Career Specialization – Security (CCNP-Security)
RadWare Certified Engineer
Novell Certified Netware Administrator Netware 3.x (CNA)
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