JAY LONGLEY

My Resume.

EXPERIENCE

  • 2023 2018

    SENIOR CONSULTANT

    RHODE ISLAND, USA

    Cybersecurity & Ransomware Expert responsible for assessing threats, navigating breaches, architecting paths forward, implementing solutions, and working with CxO level on all various stages post compromise.

    Zero Trust Architect tasked with assessing, designing, and implementing solutions for both the Public sector (State, Local, and Education) and Private Businesses (Medium to Enterprise level organization). 

    CxO Team Member & Account Executive, responsible for meeting with all levels of an organization from the executive level through the interns, and handling day to day needs.

    Solution Architect & Pre-Sales Engineer for all organizations under my management, along with the being an architect for the Sales staff.

    Day to day responsibilities include meeting with clients, architecting solutions, creating statements of outcomes and statements of work, seeing the solution through completion, working with the engineers to ensure a successful transition, and managing accounts.

    As a Senior Consultant, I foster a collaborative environment, and remove the Vendor/Client mentality.  To be successful in any system we need to work together as partners towards a mutually beneficial goal.

  • 2017 2015

    SOLUTION ARCHITECT

    BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, USA

    Architecture, and Design of Infrastructures in a variety of verticals, including:  City/State/Local Government, Military, Professional Sports Teams, Attorney General Office , District Attorneys, Local Towns and Municipalities, Police and Fire, Real Estate, Education, Biotechnology, Defense, Credit Unions, Banks, Investment firms, Manufacturing, VNAs, Hospitals, Housing Authorities, etc

    Designing of solutions with focus on budgets, forecasts & business trends, all while working cohesively with Strategic Partners, Vendors, Clients, Various Departments, C-Level Executives, and Board Members to  reduce overhead, implement new solutions, merge systems, streamline operations, as well as forecast product life cycles, and help prepare businesses for their next phase

    Created and Implemented designs including Office 365 environments, Cloud Computing environments, Data Centers, Disaster Recovery / Business Continuity Solutions, Company Mergers & Acquisitions, Office/Warehouse Buildouts, Network Audits, IT Assessments, Complete Environment Restructuring, Department Outsourcing, etc

    Designs were focused around Dell, EMC, VMWare, Cisco, Fortinet, Meraki, Aruba, Microsoft, Linux, Appassure/Rapid Recovery, Intronis, OpenDNS/Umbrella, and many other enterprise class vendors with Cloud designs that leveraged Private Clouds, AWS, Azure

    Quarterly reviews of hardware, software, security issues, and a Proactive approach to reducing the issues by addressing it at the infrastructure level

    Spearheaded the design, and creation of DR/BCP plans for critical Government/State infrastructures

  • 2015 2007

    DIRECTOR OF TECHNOLOGY

    BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, USA

    Business Tasks including Management and oversight of the IT Department, Budgeting, Forecasting Trends, Streamlining Operations, Managing Staff, Collaborating with Strategic Partners, Working cohesively with Development, Design, QA, HR, Finance, Data, Product/Project Management, Health Communications, Executive Sales, Marketing, and Senior Management to  Reduce Overhead, Implement New Policies, Create Procedures, as well as Working on Product Life Cycles, and the Re-Architecting of 8 Networks.

    Management and oversight of the corporate computing, networking, and telecommunications infrastructure and ensuring the infrastructure is consistent with business objectives


    Implemented Virtualization technologies (VMware, and Xen), on over 100+ servers leveraging technology stacks such as DNS, SMTP, Exchange 2010, Exchange 2013, OWA, BES, IIS, Centralized A/V, Barracuda devices, SQL, Custom Designed In-House Application Servers, File Servers, multi-site/domain and forest configurations, all while securely segmenting networks which consisted of routers, switches, servers, ASA firewalls, VPNs, Trustwave WAFs, ACE load balancers, SANs, ESXi Hosts, etc.

    Key Stakeholder in creating company policies including Access and Authentication Policies, Corporate Wireless Policy, Disaster Recovery Policy, Backup Policy, Mobile Security Policy, Network Security Policy, HIPPA and HITECH Privacy Policy, Confidential and Sensitive Data Policy, Email Security Policy, Password Policy, and the list goes on

    The systems that I had designed, hand built, and supported was responsible for feeding health related data to the Federal Government, to assist in FDA's decision making process.

  • 2007 2006

    BUSINESS & SYSTEMS DIRECTOR

    BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, USA

    Business Tasks including Payroll, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Vacation Time, Reimbursements, Authoritative Signature, Vendor Relations, Security, Building Maintenance, License Management, 401K, Health, Dental, Shipping & Receivables including USPS, UPS, FedEx, etc…

    Technical tasks include the support of Operating systems including Windows XP, Vista, Windows 2000 Server, Windows 2003 Server, Windows Storage Server 2003, Redhat 7 - 9, Fedora Core 1-5

    Server / Network Applications including DNS, DHCP, WINS, McAfee, Print Servers, Exchange 2000, Exchange 2003, Postfix, Sendmail, OWA via SSL, ClamAV, MIMEDefang, Pyzor, Razor, DCC, amavisd-new CVS, IDS, IPS, CFS, SSH, Active Directory, BackupExec,  Authoritative Time, etc.

    Building, Configuring, & Maintaining Cisco 2621, Pix506, Pix501, SonicWall 2040 with Enhanced OS.

    Building, Configuring, Upgrading, and Maintenance of a Multi-Tiered Secure Email Spam / Virus Filtering system.

    This business in particular had leveraged the Country of Iceland as our testing ground for Ship to Shore Cellular communications, and also included our technologies being leveraged by the Federal Government, including the White House, for their day to day operations.

  • 2016 2002

    FOUNDER & CEO

    EAST GREENWICH, RHODE ISLAND, USA

    Responsible for all aspects of business from working with employees, to delegating projects, reviewing and creating budgets, working with vendors, networking with clients, billing and payroll, advertising, etc.

    Installation, configuration, maintenance, upgrade of networks, routers, servers, desktops, wiring, wireless, IDS, internet technologies, etc.

    Building, upgrading, and deployment of both Microsoft, SUN, and Linux servers.

    Fluent in building, and troubleshooting the following servers: VMWare Server, VMWare ESXi, Solaris 8, Solaris 9, Windows 2008 Server, Windows 2003 Server,  Windows 2000 Server, NT 4.0 Server, along with the following Applications :
    Apache, DHCP, WSUS, Centralized Anti-Virus, DNS, IIS, Exchange, SQL, MySQL, PHP, OWA, WINS, SAN, File servers, Print servers, Content Management servers, RAS, RIP, Routing servers, RAID, PDC, BDC, Citrix, Linux, Active Directory, IDS, Samba, BIND, Sendmail, Qmail, etc.

    HP, Compaq, 3COM, Microsoft, Linksys, and IBM partnerships.

    Solution Provider for Web Hosting, Web design, Email Services, Desktop config, Networking, Cabling, IDS installation and configuration, Firewall technologies, etc.

    Support clients include:  home users, startups, small businesses, mid size businesses, and Fortune 500 Corporations.

    National Republican Congressional Committee, Business Advisory Council's Businessman of the Year from the State of Rhode Island in 2005

  • 2002 1999

    SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR

    NEWPORT, RHODE ISLAND, USA

    Hands-on System Administrator, responsible for the design and implementation of a system which would support aggressive growth of an organization from 7 locations in 1999 to over 230 locations in 2002.  Throughout my tenure here, my design allowed for the support to be streamlined through our Newport Rhode Island location, only requiring 2 additional IT Staff to support the explosive growth during this time period.

    Tasks included:
    Installation, configuration, security, upgrading, wiring and maintenance of a Windows 95, 98, NT4 Workstation, NT 3.51-4 Server, Windows 2000, XP, Citrix, Exchange 5.0, Exchange 5.5, SQL 2000, SCO Unix, Sun Microsystems, Novell 4.11 through 5, Sonicwall, Frame, T-1, Fractional T-1, and DSL environment

    Installation, Configuration, Design, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting of the network infrastructure with programs including:
      Great Plains, and Solomon accounting software
      McAfee Netshield, Groupshield for Exchange, etc., virus scanning utilities
      PcAnywhere, Timbuktu, Netop, LapLink, and VNC remote          administration software
      HP Jetadmin, and TCP/IP printing
      UNIX’s Pine email
      Reflection 7, and 8 client sessions, Telnet terminal emulation, and FTP
     
    Including daily support for the following:
      Full Technical, and Administrative support in a Multiple Master Domain       
      Network Printing from Windows, Unix, and HPJetadmin platforms
      Monitoring and maintaining network integrity and security (ex: Sub7, Netbus, and Smurf Amplification attacks, IP address spoofing, and more)
      Security practices for Windows, Novell, and Unix environments
      DSL, T1, and Frame Relay maintenance and troubleshooting
      SonicWall Firewall and VPN programming configuration, and maintenance
      DNS, WINS, and DHCP server building, utilities, and maintenance
      Implementing, Maintaining, and Supporting an 802.3 and 802.11 infrastructure, both locally and remotely
      Exchange 5.0 and 5.5 server building, utilities and maintenance
      Support for a variety of Hubs, Switches, and Routers
      Scripting for Logons, Scheduling, etc
      Batch files and .EXE composition for daily operations and specialty tasks
      Mitel switch and phone system maintenance, wiring, and troubleshooting
      Network, Server, Desktop, and Security maintenance and troubleshooting
      Support for the entire worldwide network of resorts, corporate offices, sales offices, banks, and telemarketing centers
      In charge of Planning, Design, and the physical merging of many large scale companies into a single Enterprise Corporation.
     
    Acquired excellent skills in system/network administration, security, mergers, maintenance, configuration, upgrading, and troubleshooting both clients and servers.

  • 1997 1996

    JOB SHADOW

    COVENTRY, RHODE ISLAND, USA

CERTIFICATIONS

SEAPLANE PILOT

FAA

2024

WINGS BASIC PHASE 2

FAA

2024

PRIVATE PILOT

FAA

2023

HIGH PERFORMANCE

FAA

2023

sUAS PILOT

FAA

2023

WINGS BASIC PHASE 1

FAA

2023

PROMPT ENGINEER

BLOCKCHAIN COUNCIL

2023

DC SFRA

FAA

2023

NYC SFRA

FAA

2023

VMTSP 2021

VEEAM

2022

VMSP

VEEAM

2022

TCSE

TINTRI

2021

TCSP

TINTRI

2021

VMTSP 9.5

VEEAM

2019

(GC) CONTRACTOR

RICRLB

2018

CMNA

MERAKI

2016

SADDLE SORE 1000

IBA

2012

TRIFECTA TRIBE

SPARTAN RACE

2011

BUSINESSMAN of the YEAR

NRCC

2005

MCSA

Microsoft

2002

SERVER+

COMPTIA

2002

MCSE

Microsoft

2001

MCP

MICROSOFT

1999

SERVER+

COMPTIA

2002

A+

COMPTIA

1999

NETWARE 4.11

NOVELL

1999

EDUCATION

  • 2012 2012

    CHANGE LEADERSHIP

    CORNELL UNIVERSITY

  • 1999 1997

    ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN COMPUTER SERVICING TECHNOLOGY

    NEW ENGLAND INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

  • 1997 1996

    COMPUTER & ELECTRONICS DIPLOMA

    WEST BAY CAREER AND TECHNICAL CENTER

    Acquired skills in Electronics and Computer technology
    Created the first Windows NT network to allow Internet access in every classroom, district wide
    Book Award winner
    New England Institute of Technology Scholarship awarded for performance