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Gianni
gianni.perez@protonmail.com
786-518-0777
4885 SW 140th CT
Miami, FL 33175
Security Analyst - Security Advisory & Integrity Division
20 years experience W2
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Summary

  • Dynamic and resourceful information technology professional with over 18 years of experience in networking, network administration, and information security functions helping organizations adapt and maintain strong cyber security postures.
  • Skilled in several operating systems and highly familiar with a wide variety of programming and scripting languages.

Experience
Security Analyst - Security Advisory & Integrity Division
Information Technology
Jan 2017 - Jan 2020
Coral Gables, FL
  • Conducted business and systems analysis which included metrics, time and motion studies, business process re-engineering and data analytics for clients.
  • Coordinated and maintained the levels of service agreed with and expected by the client (SLA or equivalent documents) while keeping a constant focus on improving the performance of the services provided.
  • Provided analysis and recommendations to optimize IT processes and decision making, supporting change initiatives from an information security perspective. Developed the recommended changes by making assessments and grouped the changes into implementation roadmaps.
  • Led the Incident Response team through high-priority events, significantly improving incident response times while reducing operational costs by 70 percent.
  • Automated and streamlined several SOC processes, logging, and alerting capabilities via Splunk and the Elastic stack, integrating these with the Slack and PagerDuty platforms for alerting purposes. Co
  • managed these SIEM initiatives in partnership with industry leaders.
  • Configured privileged monitoring and file integrity solutions using OSSEC tools (e.g., Elastic).
  • Designed and deployed multiple honeypots for IP reputation efforts and aided in reporting offenses and malicious actors to IBM's X-Force Exchange's threat intelligence engine.
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Security Analyst (Tier II) - Interim SOC Manager
Information Technology
Jan 2012 - Jan 2017
Miami, FL
  • Performed advanced analysis of network, log, and endpoint data to identify malicious or suspicious activity for both infrastructure and client environments using SIEMs such as Tripwire and RSA NetWitness, processing over 500 unique events daily in a teamwide effort to bring false positives to manageable levels.
  • Supported tiers I and II by handling high-severity escalations and led the team in finding and handling true positives.
  • Developed several intranet applications and portals to track KPIs
  • technologies for these tasks required: Python, Ruby, PHP, JSON, YAML, HTML, LAMP stacks, and knowledge of open-source OS platforms (e.g., Ubuntu, Debian).
  • Provided training, coaching, and peer reviews, evolving and re-writing TTPs (tools, techniques and procedures) and SOPs across all security tiers in the process.
  • Obtained and maintained a Top-Secret security clearance while working on federal accounts and projects.
Security Analyst SOC
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Network Administrator
Information Technology
Jan 2010 - Jan 2012
Miami, FL
  • Planned and implemented all network security functions, including monitoring firewalls, applying cryptography to network applications, managing host security, file permissions, backup and disaster recovery plans, file system integrity, and user management.
  • Managed all in-house business applications and software development projects.
  • Provided recommendations and implemented third party tools to ensure business continuity and data safeguarding.
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Computer Specialist - Instructor
Information Technology
Jan 2002 - Jan 2010
Miami, FL
  • Administered two elementary school's networks including directory services, installation, diagnosis and maintenance of physical and virtual servers (Windows, Linux, and MAC OS X), workstations and mobile devices.
  • Instructor: Evening course (Introduction to Computers and the Internet) for parents and community members.
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Education
Master's in Management Information Systems MMIS
NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY
Information Security
FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY
Geology
MIAMI-DADE COLLEGE
Certifications
BARRY UNIVERSITY - COMPTIA Security+, Network+ certification coursework
Skills
Security Analyst
2017
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SOC
2017
5
BSA
2020
1
Database Backups
2012
1
Disaster Recovery
2012
1
ELK
2020
1
Firewall
2012
1
Information Security
2020
1
Network Administration
2012
1
Network Security
2012
1
SIEM
2020
1
Splunk
2020
1
System Analysis
2020
1
Cyber Security
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