About

Hi, I’m Thomas E. Anderson

Success-driven Computer Educator with proven record of achievement in instructing the adult learner using unique combinations of teaching experience coupled with 20 years’ Information Technology background and extensive computer skills. Rapidly identifies business problems, formulates strategic plans, initiates change and implement new processes in challenging and diverse environments. Outstanding project management, technical, training, and presentation skills.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, Camp Casey, Dongducheon, South Korea 2021 – Present

Systems Engineer and Design Specialist

Define, plan, coordinate, direct, establish policy, set goals, identify and resolve systemic deficiencies, and apply technology for Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) tactical weapons systems worldwide.

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  • Support over 100 different weapon systems in Southwest Asia (SWA), South Korea, and Europe, as well as US
  • Conduct multiple meetings on a weekly basis to Senior command
  • Highly skilled in verbal communication, as well as written communications
  • Presents both classroom and over-the-shoulder training
  • Provides secondary support in Avionics, Information Technology, Radio, Power & Environmental, and Long-Haul transmission (i.e., Satellite, Microwave transmissions)

Tomkin Consulting, LLC, Pinehurst, NC 2006 - Present

Chief Information Officer

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Oversee the people, processes, and technologies within the company’s IT organization to ensure associates deliver outcomes that support the goals of the business. Play a key leadership role in the digital media infrastructure, as well as technical and management initiatives – from information security and algorithms to the customer experience while leveraging data, that mitigate threats and drive business growth. Plan, direct, coordinate, implement and evaluate all customer’s media communication programs. Act as a consultant to management regarding online and digital communications strategies.

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, Fort Bragg, NC 2006 - 2021

Systems Engineer and Design Specialist

The mission of the US Army Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM) Directorate for Readiness (DRE) is to define, plan, coordinate, direct, establish policy, set goals, identify and resolve systemic deficiencies, and apply technology for Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) weapons systems worldwide.

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  • Delivers maintenance, mentoring, and supply support
  • Support over 100 different weapon systems in Southwest Asia (SWA), Korea, and Europe, as well as US
  • Highly qualified and proficient at providing technical and logistical support to the Warfighter
  • Presents both classroom and over-the-shoulder training
  • Provides secondary support in Avionics, Information Technology, Radio, Power & Environmental, and Long-Haul transmission (i.e., Satellite, Microwave transmissions)

Inovatech College of Business and Technology, Fayetteville, NC 2010 – 2021

Adjunct Instructor

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  • Part-time instructor who develops course materials, lesson plans, syllabi, handouts, quizzes, tests, lectures, and PowerPoint presentations.
  • Provides formal classroom training for industry-standard training in Information Technology (IT) courses.
  • Creates lesson plans, courses of instruction, and tests for IT-related training. Fluent in all aspects of teaching, curriculum design, classroom management, and student learning. Provides classroom instruction to students in the theory of designing, configuring and implementing network systems, and network architecture, including hardware and software technology. Configures and operates strategic and tactical computer networks using Cisco routers, networking equipment, such as switches & firewalls, VOIP phones, intrusion detection systems (IDS), intrusion prevention systems (IPS), and password management and authentications servers. Maintains and monitors network performance software such as SNMPc and Solar Winds applications. Monitors system compliance with remediation tools, such as EyeRetina scanning software and Hercules Remediation software. Implements network security measures to safeguard data, software, and hardware from hackers and rogue users. Configures and tests computer networking hardware and software.

 

UPS SUPPLY CHAIN SOLUTIONS, Alpharetta, GA 2004 - 2006

Systems Engineering and Design

Recruited into UPS’ fast-track management career; in an effort to combine visionary leadership with technology expertise to analyze business needs, define parameters, and lead cross-functional teams in the development of cost-effective solutions.

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▪ Managed third-party application development
▪ Responsible for workflow design and application coding
▪ Designed, developed, and implemented relational database applications using VBA coding techniques to create reporting tools for senior level management
▪ Developed large content management systems including data repositories, Web based data access and UI
▪ Performed database schema design and optimization
▪ Managed cross-functional teams on various projects in an effort to coordinate B2B integrations
▪ Designed, coded, tested, debugged, and maintained programs
▪ Participated in the Oracle 11i upgrade Integration Project
▪ Involved in full software development lifecycle from origin to final implementation, as well as deployment
▪ Provided product related technical support training
▪ Provided technical support of finished applications, as well as end user training
▪ Co-facilitated user acceptance testing with district trainers and key project owners
▪ Designed and implemented web site for Global Engineering Strategic Systems
▪ Responsible for testing software in multiple phases of the development cycle for initiatives across multiple organizations
▪ Wrote system requirements and maintenance documentation

GEORGIA TECH EE MICROELECTRONICS RESEARCH CENTER, Atlanta, GA 2001 - 2003

Research Assistant

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▪ Designed and tested electrically scanned phased array antennas with Smart Atlanta Research Group for Commercial use in 2.4 GHz Wireless LAN systems
▪ Prototyping, fabrication, testing, and documentation
▪ Utilized CAD application software to create PCB layouts, schematics, and documentation
▪ Learned CAD based circuit board designing for RF circuits, fabrication, and assembly of 2.4 GHz phased array antenna hardware for WLAN research
▪ Produced PCB layouts, fabrication, and soldiering of components, and documentation

UNITED STATES AIR FORCE, Tacoma, WA 1988 - 1992

Telephone and Data Circuitry Specialist

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▪ Installed telephone systems, lines for radios, computer circuits, and Private Branch Exchange System (PBX) for
the McChord Air Force Base (62d Airlift Wing)
▪ Programmed digital multi-line telephone systems
▪ Troubleshoot digital phones and electronic phone systems
▪ removed, replaced, and repaired telephone systems and electronic circuitry
▪ Trained new customers on the use of telecommunication equipment and user-programmable functionality

My accomplishments

EDUCATION

BS in Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia 2004

TRAINING

Electronics Systems Technology Course of Study, United States Air Force, San Antonio, Texas 1988

CERTIFICATIONS

Cisco CCNA, CompTIA Security+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA A+

TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE

Web Design, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, WordPress Development, PHP Development, Front End Web Development, SEO techniques