Security Professional (CISSP)
with expert working knowledge of PCI DSS
, V2.0/3.0-3.2.1, as evidenced by successfully leading twenty-five (25), compliance certifications (AoCs/RoCs
- level 1) on ten (10) different processing platforms / systems. Experienced as an independent PCI consultant, assessing and evaluating in-scope Cardholder Data (CHD
) and Environments (CDE
) and providing gap assessments with analysis, infrastructure, technology recommendations and roadmap with corrective actions and remediation on physical, virtual and cloud based (IaaS/PaaS) systems (merchants / service providers / shared hosting providers) and payment applications. Also experienced in PA-DSS (Payment Application) and PCI PIN, V2 and V3 (KIF - Key Injection Facility) certification and compliance.
Highly technical, skilled and dedicated CTO / Technology Director offering an impressive 25+ year background in business development, product management and development, personnel management, professional consulting, payment processing, online payment solutions and system/application security.
Experienced, organized, motivated and hands on technical project/personnel manager with the ability to deliver large projects or multiple smaller projects on-time and on-budget. Ability to manage multiple locations and personnel in multiple time zones remotely but also available to travel on-site as needed domestically and/or internationally.
Extensive knowledge of Windows and open-source technologies such as Active Directory, Linux, Apache, Node, Tomcat, MySql, MongoDB, JAVA, PHP for online, high volume, high availability, highly scalable, production based systems. This includes all aspects of online systems from routers, firewalls, firewall rules, load balancing, webservers, application servers, proxy servers, distributed databases, encryption, replication, backup management to reporting.
Proficient understanding of credit/debit/prepaid card processing and online payment solutions including acquiring, issuing, settlement, retrievals, disputes, chargebacks, affiliate / reseller / sponsor programs, E-commerce, ACH processing and real-time/post authorization fraud filtering techniques.
Experienced and knowledgeable QA Test Engineer providing functional end to end testing solution using the latest technologies: Selenium, Mocha, Should and WebDriverIO on local/grid/cloud-based testing platforms. Published a blog and open-source tutorial project using these tools.