Robert K. Bradshaw
123 Dice Way - Chicago, IL 60601 - - 000-000-0000

Database Security expert with exemplary technical background and demonstrated expertise architecting, implementing, and managing security systems


  • Outstanding technical experience, with emphasis on system and organizational security.
  • Skilled at setting up and managing both intrusion detection systems (IDS) and intrusion prevention systems (IPS).
  • Strong academic and education credentials, including Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), CompTIA Security+, and OCA DBA 10g.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills. Able to explain complex technical problems to wide range of vendors and coworkers.
  • Dedicated employee, earning ¿Gold Circle Award for Achievement¿ in 2008.
  • Adept at testing and learning new technologies.


  • Databases: Oracle 10g/9/8/8i, MS-SQL, MySQL, EDI, DB2, Universal Database V8.1, Access, Lotus Notes, SAP, DPF
  • Operating Systems: Windows 2000/NT/ME/XP/Vista, UNIX Sun Solaris, DOS
  • Applications: SQL-Loader, SQL Navigator, SSH, Domino 5.x/6.x, ULTRADEV, Novell Netware, Golden 32, Adobe Acrobat Reader, POS, ISS Site Protector, Clarity, SMS, Telnet, FTP, RSA, enVision, Clarity, Check Point, Configuresoft, Symantec, McAfee, IDS/IPS products
  • Languages: Java, JSP, JDBC, XML, HTML, C, C++, Perl, VB, .NET, ASAP.Net
  • Certifications: Oracle Database 10g, UNIX System Administration & Oracle 8i Database  Administration Certification Program, Introduction and Management of UNIX, SQL and PL/SQL


ABC Company, Chicago, IL: 2007 - Present
Security Architect

Helped architect and implement layered security for ABC Company, a financial services organization with 240 employees.

  • Designed, deployed and managed both IDS and IPS via IBM Internet Security Systems (ISS) Site Protector.
  • Play key role in creating and implementing company-wide security policies, including establishing procedures for IT department.
  • Manage updates and configure alert responses for all database systems, ensuring optimal security and backup.
  • In charge of researching emerging technologies, assessing system vulnerabilities, and making recommendations to CTO.
  • Oversaw migration of dual-site merger, using IBM/ISS Site Protector.
  • Work closely with coworkers and vendors to analyze reports, assess problems, and ensure timely remediation of all issues.
  • Utilize multiple applications, including RSA enVision, Clarity, and Check Point to track projects and create reports. 

EFG Industries, New York, NY: 2005 - 2007
Network Security Analyst

  • Helped create and manage systems and guidelines to ensure host network was protected and to prevent unauthorized access to LAN/WAN systems.
  • Reviewed and tracked firewall logs for discrepancies using Check Point SmartView.
  • Tested and assessed vulnerability of systems utilizing multiple programs, analyzing results to track and manage repairs.
  • Worked closely with coworkers and other departments to ensure all problems were fixed in timely manner.
  • Created monthly security report for department head.  Recommended suggestions for improving procedures and department guidelines.
  • Was charged with overseeing creation and management of MS Access databases, including Risk Assessment.
  • Tested and evaluated feasibility of multiple security technologies, including Configuresoft, Symantec, McAfee, and IDS/IPS products.

HIJ Incorporated, Seattle, WA: 2002 - 2005
Data Security Analyst

  • Assessed and reconciled security issues at object level. 
  • Provided Microsoft NT and Windows 2000 systems administration for five separate offices, with focus on security and access control. 
  • Was organization-wide technical support point of contact for security questions.
  • Coordinated moves and managed migration of group changes.
  • Operated as team leader in 2005, managing staff of 3 and overseeing work queue. 
  • Assigned tasks and ensured duties were executed in timely manner.

KLM Data, Chicago, IL: 1999 - 2001
Network Administrator

  • Administered Novell servers for headquarters in Chicago.
  • Troubleshot and rectified any network issues. 
  • Designed and restructured Novell Directory Services (NDS) tree.
  • Managed NDS tree, remedying any access or functionality issues.

University of Chicago, Chicago IL
Bachelor's Degree, 1998
Computer Science Major

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