Douglas Decker

Combining 29 years of Information Technology experience with newly acquired cybersecurity training and looking to transition to a new career in the cybersecurity role of a SOC Analyst or Digital Forensics

email: [email protected]
Mobile: +1 716 550-6569


Work Experience

September 2021 - December 2021

Ironhack
Cybersecurity Student

Training using CYBINT Cybersecurity platform
Modules include Incident Handling, Network & Application Security, Forensics, Malware Analysis, Ethical Hacking and Incident Response.
Tools we learned when doing the real life scenario exercises are Cisco Packet Tracer, Nmap, WireShark, Autopsy, Redline FireEye, FTK Imager, Splunk, Snort, FileAlyzer, Sysinternals, Volatility and more.

November 2019 - September 2021

Tata Consulting Services

Team lead Business Requirements Extraction Documentation team

Team leader for Mainframe Business Requirement Extraction documentation group
Wrote Business Requirement Extraction documentation
Wrote SQL to read the tables that hold information about thousands of programs belonging to each move group

Source Code Reviewer



Scanned dozens of COBOL, CICS and Easytrieve, programs to determine business processing and then write the BRE
Produced two to four programs a day to help keep projects on time
Trained 5 to 10 teammates on how to review and document the source code

Application System Support Consultant with BMS Team

Designed, determined scheduling needs and implemented thousands of Autosys jobs related to Boeing Management System
Enacted a forecasting process so management would know when changes to each of the hundreds of metrics reported would occur
Analyzed hundreds of emergent tickets to find and resolve any data quality problems
Checked logs of all job failures to help resolve production issues

March 2019 - November 2019

Net2Source 

Application Support Consultant for Boeing Management Systems Team

Maintained version control within GIT for thousands of jobs relating to the BMS application
Updated thousands of Boeing Management Systems Autosys jobs as directed by team management
Improved implementation process cutting the time one took almost in half

March 2011 - December 2018

Bank of America/Merrill Lynch

Application Support Specialist with GDPP team

Authored Tech specs and Autosys scripts for Merrill Lynch GDPP application
Converted the thousands of autosys jobs on the system to run on the new release of DataStage
Designed and coded a system to verify and move hundreds of files between Bank of America and Merrill Lynch
Production support for both ML and BOA Operations and Monitoring UNIX and mainframe systems, including L1 monitoring and escalation for over one hundred applications
Generated SSH keys for the four testing regions and sent the keys to other areas of the bank and outside vendors to facilitate SFTP of files to those groups

September 2010 - March 2011

TekSystems

Application Support Specialist with GDPP team at Merrill Lynch

Installed COBOL coding changes, adding or deleting CA7 jobs using PODS and creating JCL
Took functional specifications and made necessary changes to hundreds of Autosys jobs
Coded changes to convert dozens of applications related to the Merrill Lynch acquisition by Bank of America

September 2008 - August 2010

M&T Bank

Software Engineer for the Home Equity team

Updated pledge process to include the information of hundreds of indirect auto accounts in the reporting
Automated transfer of hundreds of Small Business Administration loans data reported to the application
Implemented new jobs in CA7, and also performed the running, holding or deleting failed jobs out of the queue

September 2007 - September 2008

CTG

Consultant for the M&T Bank Home Equity team

Coded changes for the Partners and First Horizon conversion projects
Wrote programs to review conversion day files for changes and new accounts for entry
Developed programs to convert data from a new vendor system to other applications in the bank for the Commercial Credit Card division
Developed programs to pull data from vendor master file to send to Anti-Money Laundering team 

May 2007 - August 2007

CTG

Software Consultant with the Mississippi Blue Cross VSAM conversion team

Reviewed MABIL, Membership and Billing application for feasibility of converting VSAM to DB2
Assessed hundreds of source members and files to determine the scope of overall required source code changes
Presented reports of all findings to the MABIL application managers

September 2006 - April 2007

CTG

Software Developer Consultant

M&T Bank Retail Card group

Completed project to bring Retail Credit Cards into M&T from Bank of America
Completed mapping data coming from TSYS to Visa Rewards, Anti-Money Laundering, Data Warehousing
Coordinated with TSYS and M&T file transfer groups to transfer all files required for the TSYS setup in M&T

October 1997 - March 2006

Wachovia

AVP with the Corporate and Investment Banking team

Authored interface between new front end trading system and current portfolio application
Trained new employees on how to handle production support for the Portfolio System application
Collaborated on First Union/CoreStates/Wachovia mergers to combine portfolios with the newly acquired companies
Produced Connect Direct parameters which sent files between mainframe and UNIX environments
Ran SQL queries via FileAid for DB2 to pull data requested by business users
Wrote SQL queries to make manual adjustments to the production tables

Education

September 2021 - December 2021

Ironhack

Cyber Security Certification

April 1992 - November 1992

Chubb Institute of Computer Technology

Computer Programming Certification

August 1983 - May 1988

Penn State University

Bachelor's degree , Liberal Arts and Sciences , General Studies and Humanities

Skills

   Cybersecurity      Incident Management      Incident Response      Linux      SFTP      SSH      Digital Forensics      Analytical Thinking      SQL      Wireshark      Splunk      COBOL      SIEM      Autosys      SNORT   

Languages

   English — Native or Bilingual   

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