Lucas C. Acha, CISSP   


To find a challenging position with a technology-oriented organization, where I can learn, grow and develop a satisfying career in Information Security.



August 2011 – Present

Caelum Research: U.S. Army TACOM NEC-DA Contract

Network Engineer: Team Lead

§  Configure VLAN’s

§  Configure 802.1x on Switches

§  Familiar with Cisco 3700 and 6500 series switches

§  Configure AAA for Cisco routers and Switches

§  Implement STIGs (Security Technical Implementation Guide) to harden Cisco equipment to meet DIACAP (Department of Defense Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process)

§  Configure TACLANEs

§  Troubleshoot Network Issues

§  Write SOPs and RFCs

§  Conduct Interviews

§  Design subnetting schemes

§  Install new Switches/Routers to maintain a proper working life cycle management process

§  Patch in Fiber and Cat6 cabling

§  Familiar with Solarwinds Orion as a alerting and monitoring server for Cisco Network connections and equipment

§  Familiar with Kiwi Syslog sever to monitor firewall logs

§  Configure HSRP (Hot Standby Routing Protocol) to ensure availability on Cisco devices through redundancy

§  Patch in Fiber and Cat6 cabling

§  Familiar with CiscoWorks and ACS

§  Manage a team of Network Engineers

§  Approve Timesheets

§  Configure ACLs (Access Control Lists) on Cisco devices

§  Active DoD Secret SSBI Clearance

March 2011 - August 2011

System Administrator

§  Configure GPO's

§  Building and Hardening Servers

§  Windows Server 2003 and 2008 Administration

§  Configure and troubleshoot Hardware RAID configurations

§  Perform 24 hour on-call support

§  Update Firmware and patches to Blade servers and Chassis

§  Replace Failing components of servers

§  Deploy Virtual Servers using VMWare VSphere 4

§  Administrate DHCP Scopes

§  Active DoD Secret SSBI Clearance

July 2000 – March 2011

City of Madison Heights                                                                                                            

Information Systems Specialist

§  Installation, troubleshooting and maintenance of computer systems

§  Updated the Windows Server 2000 Domain to a Windows 2003 Domain

§  Redesigned Windows domain infrastructure

§  Administer and designed Windows SharePoint Sites

§  Responsible for designing and Deploying GPO's

§  Configured and Administered WSUS

§  Configure and Administer Enterprise Antivirus systems, including Symantec Corporate and TrendMicro OfficeScan.

§  Configured and Administered Websense

§  Monitor Firewall Logs

§  Administered Netvault Backup software utilizing VTLs

§  Configured Cisco PIX 501, PIX 520 Firewall, Catalyst 4500 switch, Catalyst 2900 series switches, 2600 Routers, Juniper SSG 550 Firewall, Juniper HSC Firewall, and Juniper L3 Switches.

§  Configured NAT, DHCP, Static Routes and ACLs on Cisco and Juniper Devices.

§  Configured SSL VPN with Juniper products

§  Configured KIX login scripts and VB scripts

§  Responsible for overseeing the cut over to a new web host and website redesign.

§  Designed several Front End Databases with strong development in Access and VBA

§  Responsible for making recommendations for software and hardware purchases.

§  Served as a liaison between vendors and the City, providing technical assistance when requested.

§  Responsible for Setting up the Cable Channel Broadcast software and maintaining information posted on the Channel. Technologies utilized, Framerate, Scala and Leightronix.

§  Setup Print Servers and Printer Hardware

§  Created Domain policies to increase overall network security

§  Configured and Maintained Network Attached Storage Devices (NAS) including, Buffalo Terra station, Addonics and NetApp Filer.

§  Maintained SQL Backend databases

§  Creation of Workflows using SharePoint Designer

§  Responsible for moving/changing users in Mitel Phone system

February 2001-2003    L&R Computers, LLC      

Co-Owner and Computer Technician

§  Setup Home Networks and Computer Systems

§  Removal of Malware

§  Install and Update Computer Software, including Windows      Operating Systems, Antivirus Software and Microsoft Office.


2009-Present         Baker College                      

§  Bachelor of Information Technology and Security

§  Expected Graduation: Winter 2012

2009 – 2010           Baker College                      

§  Associate of Applied Science Major: Computer Networking Technology

§  Summa Cum Laude (GPA: 3.95)



  *CompTIA A+, Network+, Security+, DHTI+, Server+, Project+

  *Microsoft MCP, MCTS, MCSA and MCSE in 2000 and 2003, MCITP:SA

  *Cisco CCENT, CCNA, CCNA Security, CCNP




  Civilian Commendation

  *For the development of a computer-aided dispatch system

    for the City of Madison Heights Police and Fire Departments



 Furnished upon Request

Current Studies
    Bachelor of Information Security
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