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CHRISTOPHER E. OTWELL – otwellc@gmail.

com
17086 E. Idaho Avenue Top Secret Security Clearance – SSBI Updated: 2017 July 7
Aurora, Colorado 80017 Home: (719) 205-1584 Work: (720) 858-4991

GENERAL INTEREST:
Looking to support Military Programs via a Senior System Architecture and/or Engineering position(s) within Denver, CO

SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS:
US Government Top Secret Security Clearance -- SSBI Renewed in July 2009 and again in 2014
US Government Top Secret Security Clearance September 2004 to Present
US Government Secret Security Clearance July 1997 to September 2004

CERTIFICATIONS:
CompTIA Security+ Certification -- COMP001020046907 Obtained: 15 December 2009

EDUCATION:
Colorado Technical University Graduation: 2000 - Masters Degree of Computer Science
Colorado Technical University Graduation: 1997 - Bachelor Degree of Computer Science
Denver Technical College Graduation: 1993 - Associate Degree of Computer Information Systems

TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE:
 Infrastructure System Architecture (Design, Architecture, Drawing, Leadership)
 Large-scale Enterprise-wide System Architecture implementation from Concept to Operations
 Network and System of Systems Integration and Architectural Design Experience
 Mentoring and Leadership to Network and System Engineering teams (Design, Requirements, and Deployment)
 Technical Lead on several GPS OCX US Government proposals introducing new technologies and capabilities
 Authored multiple Government approved Request for Changes (RFC) resulting in $20+ Million [New Sales]
 Architecting effective and improved solutions and designs to solve a wide variety of problems as they arrive
 Authoring over 90 Official Government CDRLs, ICDs, RFCs, Technical Documents, Install Guides, and DALs
 Extensive technical knowledge of DISA STIGs, IA Network Requirements, and IA Network Technologies
 Organizing discussions among multiple Customer Organizations to resolve Contractual and/or Architectural issues
 Network Architecture (VISIO, HW Drawings, Port-to-Port Mappings, IP Address Tables, Documentation)
 Network Administration (SNMPv3, PuTTY, HP OpenView, CiscoWorks, Adonis DNS, NTP, RADIUS, Firewalls)
 System Architecture (VMware, NetBackup, NSA Type 1 Encryptor, Active Directory, Exchange, Antivirus)
 System Testing, System Integration, Government, and Fielding Technical Support Experience
 Data Mining Collection, Extraction, Research, Trend Analysis, Root-Cause Analysis, Metrics Reporting Expertise
 Providing Mentoring, Knowledge, Experience, Expertise, Policy, Direction, and Guidance growing team strength
 Willingness to do what must be done to meet Company, Government, and Customer needs and objectives

DETAILED WORK EXPERIENCE – Colorado Technical University January 2017 to Present


Location: Aurora, Colorado Campus
Position: Adjunct Professor for Computer Security, Computer Architecture, and Network Security
 IT204 – Fundamentals of Networking  IT326 – Managing & Troubleshooting Networks
 CSS150 – Introduction to Computer Security  CSS200 – Network Security, Firewalls, and VPNs
 CSS300 – Vulnerability Assessment  CSS250 – Security Risk Management

DETAILED WORK EXPERIENCE – Raytheon August 2011 to Present


Project: “GPS OCX” (GPS Next Generation Operational Control System – Ground Segment)
Position: Infrastructure Hardware Architect for the GPS OCX – Control Station LAN Architectural Designs
 Architecting GPS OCX Block 0 Architecture [GPS III Launch Checkout System (LCS)] Ground Station
 Architecting GPS OCX Block 1 Architecture [GPS III Master Control Station (MCS)] Ground Station
 Architecting GPS OCX Development Environment Improvements [Unclassified Software Development Labs,
Secret Development Environments, Horizontal Integration Channels, and Virtual Integration Channels]
 Architecting major system enhancements for Servers, Networks, Storage, VMware, and Infrastructure services
based on Obsolescence of Hardware and Software, Requirements changes, and Contractual Modifications
 Rewriting the GPS OCX Block 1 Infrastructure Subsystem Requirements for Servers, Hardware, and Networks
 Rewriting the ICDs for System Interconnectivity and System Requirements with other External Organizations
 Technical Lead for multiple Request for Change (RFC) and Interface Control Document (ICD) updates
 Executing a variety of Architectural Design and Engineering Change Requests (CR)
 Working with Govt represents on Architecting major system replacements due to IBM-Lenovo company sale
CHRISTOPHER E. OTWELL – otwellc@gmail.com
17086 E. Idaho Avenue Top Secret Security Clearance – SSBI Updated: 2017 July 7
Aurora, Colorado 80017 Home: (719) 205-1584 Work: (720) 858-4991

 Working with Product SMEs, IA, Architects, Office of Chief Engineering to determine Architecture direction
 Maintaining the Hardware Infrastructure Overall Architectural System Drawings, Concepts, and Design
 Authoring the System Subsystem Detail Design (SSDD) for the GPS OCX Block 1 Architecture
 Provided Basis of Estimate (BOE) against proposed Engineering Change Proposals (ECP) and RFCs
 Responsible for Hardware Infrastructure components including IBM 3550 M3 and 3750 M4 Servers, EMC VNX
Storage Appliances[VNX2-5200, VNX2-5600], Network equipment, Z400, Z420, Z440 HP Workstations
 Championing a variety of new technologies and system improvements to the GPS OCX System

Position: Infrastructure Network Architect for GPS OCX – Control Station LAN and WAN Architecture
 Architected large scale Global WAN and LAN Networks, involving General Dynamics KG-175 NSA Type 1 Packet
Encryptors, Cisco Routers, Cisco Switches, Cisco ASR Routers, Cisco ASA Firewalls, McAfee Enterprise
Firewalls, Cisco IPS/IDS appliances, Brocade FibreChannel Fabric Switches (8GB FCoE), VMWare ESXi systems,
including T-1, DS-3, OC-12, OC-3, GBE, 10GBE architectures
 Providing direction and policy on Network Device Administration and Configuration for Network Devices
 Leading a team of 6 to 8 Network Designers and a team of 3 to 4 Network Implementers and Network Testers
 Championing a variety of new technologies and system improvements to the GPS OCX System
 Experience working with DISA and 50th SCS for SIPRNET and WAN circuit connectivity (TSO, TSR, CCSD)
 Managing multiple team of Network Engineers in order to complete the mission on-time, in-budget
 Establishing myself as the Subject-Matter Expert for the GPS OCX Network Architecture
 Evaluate new Products, Systems, STIGs, and Network appliances for Architectural Improvements
 Conducting regular Peer Reviews, External Interfaces ICD discussions, and/or Customer Negotiation meetings
 Integrating multiple External Networks at Perimeter Edges (Unclassified WAN, Classified WAN and LAN)
 Large-scale Enterprise-wide System Architecture implementation from Concepts to Operations
 Providing Cradle-to-Grave Support and Feedback to the Systems Engineering (SE) team
 Spear-headed multiple initiatives for introduce extensive IA Security improvements
 Technical Lead for multiple Request for Change (RFC) and Interface Control Document (ICD) updates
 Advocate for Improving the Design, Security, Robustness, Modernization, and IA capabilities of GPS OCX
 Improved the overall DISA Compliancy of the Security Posture of the GPS OCX Architecture
 Data Mining Collection, Extraction, Research, Trend Analysis, and Metrics Reporting Expertise
 Process and Software Design, Integration, Debugging, Inspection, Implementation, and Testing
 Facilitating technical discussions between multiple internal and external stakeholders
 Performing routine coordination with IA, Networks, Architecture, Segment Integration, and GP Customers
 Requirements Management via DOORs and ICDs
 Troubleshooting and Root-Cause Analysis of Hard-to-Solve Problems
 Provide Feedback and Information to Management on a Regular basis on any Work Projects

DETAILED WORK EXPERIENCE – SAIC April 2008 to August 2011


Project: “AOC WSI” (Air and Space Operations Center Weapon System [of Systems] Integrator)
Position: Boundary Security System (BSS) Network Integration Engineer -- System Administration
 Network Device Administration of Cisco Network Routers and Switches, (6509, 3845, and 3750)
 BlueCat Adonis 750 and Adonis 1000 DNS Administration and Configuration Experience
 McAfee Enterprise Firewall v7.0.0.07 Administration and Configuration Experience
 SNMPv3 Administration, End-to-End Troubleshooting, and Configuration Experience
 DNS Administration, End-to-End Troubleshooting, and Configuration Experience
 SMTP Gateway Administration, End-to-End Troubleshooting, and Configuration Experience
 HP OpenView Network Node Manager v7.53 Administration and Configuration
 CiscoWorks v2.6 and v3.1 Administration and Configuration Experience
 Network Time Protocol Appliance Administration (Spectracom NetClock Time Server 9389)
 PuTTY v0.60 SSH Terminal Console Experience
 Symantec NetBackup v6.0 Administration and Configuration Experience
 AOC WS Enterprise-wide McAfee Enterprise Firewall Administration and Architectural Design
 Symantec End-Point Protection Server Administration and Configuration Experience
 Symantec Ghost Server Administration and Configuration Experience
 System Virtualization Experience (VMWare ESXi v3.5)
 UNIX, Windows Server 2000 and 2003, and McAfee Enterprise Firewall System Administration
CHRISTOPHER E. OTWELL – otwellc@gmail.com
17086 E. Idaho Avenue Top Secret Security Clearance – SSBI Updated: 2017 July 7
Aurora, Colorado 80017 Home: (719) 205-1584 Work: (720) 858-4991

 Authored UNIX Scripts for McAfee Enterprise Firewall for rapidly deploying new AOC WS sites
 Created UNIX Scripts for extracting System Information for IA Security storage and review
 Troubleshooting and Root-cause Analysis of Windows and UNIX Server problems
 Microsoft Active Directory and Microsoft Exchange Configuration Experience
 DELL Rack Server Installation and Configuration Experience
 IBM Rational ClearCase and ClearQuest Tool Suite Training and End-User Experience

Position: Boundary Security System (BSS) Network Integration Engineer – Architectural Design
 Mastery-level of understanding on the AOC WS Boundary Security System (BSS)
 On-Site evaluation of Server and Network Infrastructure to determine Expansion Requirements
 Evaluate new Products, Systems, and Network appliances for Architectural Improvements
 Conducting and/or participating in SMART Team meetings specific to projects being worked
 Large-scale Enterprise-wide System Architecture implementation from Concepts to Operations
 Providing Cradle-to-Grave Support and Feedback to the Systems Engineering (SE) team and Infrastructure
Integration and Test (II&T) team during all phases of the product lifecycle
 Spear-headed an initiative to introduce extensive IA and McAfee Firewall Security improvements to the AOC WS
Baseline via the Baseline Engineering Plan (BEP)
 Executing a variety of Architectural Design Engineering Change Requests (ECR)
 Producing Architectural Design and Implementation Improvements to the AOC WS BSS Firewall
 Providing Data and Feedback to the BEP System Engineers for Product Information accuracy
 Designed the AOC WSI Enterprise-wide SNMPv3 and RADUIS Network Architectures including NTP Time
Server, McAfee Firewall, Adonis, Cisco Switches/Routers, NetApp Data ONTAP, HP OpenView, and CiscoWorks
 Advocate for Improving the Design, DISA Compliancy, Security, Robustness, Modernization, and overall BSS
Implementation of the AOC WS (Air and Space Operational Center Weapon System)
 Familiarity with standardized Networking and Internet Protocols and Services
 Familiarity with DoD AF Registered Ports and Protocols
 Performing Functional Analysis Reviews and Triages of Engineering Change Requests (ECR)
 Troubleshooting and Root-Cause Analysis of Hard-to-Solve Problems
 Provide Feedback and Information to Management on a Regular basis on any Work Projects
 Process and Software Design, Integration, Debugging, Inspection, Implementation, and Testing

Position: Boundary Security System (BSS) Network Integration Engineer -- Technical Writer
 Authoring multiple Official Government CDRLs and DALs including Technical Installation Guides
 Supporting creation and validation of Bill Of Materials (BOM) submissions
 Conducting Peer Reviews of Product Information Designs, and Technical Installation Guides
 Performing Documentation Redline Analysis and Resolution for Full System-wide Testing events known as the
yearly Recurring Events (RE) and quarterly Fast Track Periodic (FTP) events

Position: Boundary Security System (BSS) Network Integration Engineer -- Collaborator & Mentor
 Facilitating technical discussions between multiple internal and external AOC WS stakeholders
 Performing routine coordination with II&T, SPO, System Engineering, and the AOC WSI Fielding teams for a
better in-depth knowledge of implementation for every project assigned
 Supporting Development of Test Simulated and Operational Scenarios
 Performing System-Level Software Testing

Position: Boundary Security System (BSS) Network Integration Engineer -- Customer Service
 Extended-Stay Business Travel to Customer Site
 Provide support and expertise during Government conducted Recurring Test Events including Problem Analysis,
Research, and Resolution via Technical Installation Guides and Reports
 Conducted Customer and Government participated Redline Review meetings
 Providing Internal and External Customer Phone and Email Support
 Provided considerable amount of Risk Management Data to the Project Management regularly

DETAILED WORK EXPERIENCE – L. C. Wright, Inc. July 1997 to April 2008


Project: “BMDS DE Sim” (AKA: BMDS Sim, MDWAR, WG2K, and Wargames 2000)
CHRISTOPHER E. OTWELL – otwellc@gmail.com
17086 E. Idaho Avenue Top Secret Security Clearance – SSBI Updated: 2017 July 7
Aurora, Colorado 80017 Home: (719) 205-1584 Work: (720) 858-4991

Position: System Integration Engineer


 Organizing and performing the weekly “Mini-System Test” system-level functionality testing plans
 Software Integration, Baseline, Verification, and Build Management involving multiple Baselines
 Software Problem Report and Bug Fix Verification Management
 Submitting Hundreds of Internal Bug Reports
 Continuous Multi-Scenario Monte Carlo Software Batch Testing utilizing Valgrind
 Software Command-Line Debugger Experience (IRIX dbx, and LINUX gdb)
 Mastery of SETS (System Ensemble Test Suite) for Test Configuration Functional Parameter settings

Position: Configuration and Software Build Management Engineer


 Authored over 30 Official Government CDRLs including Software Design Descriptions (SDD), Software Version
Description (SVD), and Configuration Management Plan (CMP) documents
 Software and Hardware Baseline Configuration Management
 Performed Data Mining Research, Metrics Trend Analysis, and Reporting for phases of R&D
 Implementing SEI-CMM Level 3 and SEI-CMM Level 5 Compliant Processes
 Identifying Risk Action Items and Implementing a Mitigating Risk Management Plan of Action
 Providing on-site support of Classified Wargame Simulation Events of 50+ Participants
 IBM Rational Development Environment Tool (APEX) Suite Build Management and Administration Expertise
 Telelogic Synergy/CM and Synergy/Change Tool Suite Build Management and Administration
 Supporting Software Deployment Activities
 Managing Multiple Parallel and Diverging Development Software Baselines
 Generating an Automated Parallel Overnight Compilation Process

Position: Platform Migration Engineer


 Development Environment Migration from IBM Rational Apex to Telelogic Synergy/CM
 Task Management Migration from IBM Rational SummitTM to Telelogic Synergy/Change
 Porting the Software Development Environment from UNIX (SGI IRIX v6.x) to LINUX (SuSe)

Position: Development Environment and Metrics Engineer


 UNIX System Administration (SGI IRIX v6.x)
 Developing programs in UNIX C-Shell, Bash Shell, PERL, C/C++, DLISP
 Managing Hardware Resource Utilization and Consumption
 Providing Internal and External Customer Phone/Email Support
 AWD Task Management System Process Design
 Created an Extensive Suite of Metrics Reporting Tools
 Producing Regular System-wide Tape Archives
 Performing Massive Sweeping End-of-Year Annual maintenance
 Producing a database to track Project Requirements directly to Source Lines of Code (SLOC)
 Conducting Trade Studies for Management
 Instructional Training Video Production
 Providing Internal and External Customer Phone and Email Support
 UNIX System Administration (SGI IRIX v6.x, SUN Solaris v2.x, and Ubuntu v6.x)
 UNIX Shell Scripting Expertise (UNIX C-Shell, Bash Shell, and PERL)

Position: L. C. Wright, Inc Corporate Contract Proposals Author and Office System Administrator
 Performing upgrades to the Company Office Computer Network Infrastructure and Servers
 Researching and Authoring New Business Opportunities Contract Proposals and Corporate Infrastructure Upgrades
 LINUX System Administration (Ubuntu v6.0.6 and Samba v2.2)

DETAILED WORK EXPERIENCE – Sun Microsystems (SunSoft) September 1995 to June 1997
Position: Computer Lab Technician for SunSoft Division, Subcontractor for Southwest Technical Consultants
 UNIX System Administration (Sun Solaris v2.x)
 Hardware and Software Installation, Configuration, and Setup
 Managed Hardware Resource Utilization
 Managed Lab Expansion for additional testing assets
CHRISTOPHER E. OTWELL – otwellc@gmail.com
17086 E. Idaho Avenue Top Secret Security Clearance – SSBI Updated: 2017 July 7
Aurora, Colorado 80017 Home: (719) 205-1584 Work: (720) 858-4991

 Management of Site Closure and Inventory Activities

Position: Software Tester for SunSoft Division, Subcontractor for Southwest Technical Consultants
 Software Testing of SunSoft AutoClient v1.0 and Sun Solaris v2.X Operating System
 Authoring Test Plan Documentation

DETAILED WORK EXPERIENCE – National Systems and Research, Inc. June 1993 to December 1993
Position: Subcontract Database System Programmer
 Data Mining and Data Conversion with Model 204 Database
 Developing New Software Programs in COBOL and Model 204 Database Language
 Maintaining various Model 204 Programs in support of a Navy Parts and Supply Database
 File System Structure Management of over 200 Model 204 Software Programs

DETAILED WORK EXPERIENCE – Colorado Technical University March 1994 to June 1995
Position: Computer Lab Technician
 System Administration of 125 Windows v3.1 computer systems on a Windows NT network
 Providing Customer Support to Instructors, Faculty Members, and Students
 Troubleshooting System Problems

DETAILED WORK EXPERIENCE – Denver Technical College March 1993 to October 1993
Position: Computer Lab Technician
 Hardware and Software System Administration of an HP-3000 and a Novell v2.15 Network
 Weekly Archival Tape Backups

PERSONAL PROJECTS – MTGCast (http://www.mtgcast.com/) November 2007 to June 0214


Position: Former Co-owner of the Premier Magic the Gathering Podcasting Network and Website, MTGCast
 WordPress expertise for posting new Articles and Podcast Submissions
 Liberated Syndication (Libsyn) FTP service expertise for large scale podcast publications
 Since 2008, MTGCast has provided over 16+ million downloads through Libsyn
 Since 2008, MTGCast has published over 7,000 individual shows
 In March 2011, produced the first of several Live Event play-by-play coverage broadcast at a tournament featuring
interactive real-time live video feed commentary and video integration
 Audacity Audio Editing and Production Expertise using the MP3 file format