Marcin W.

Marcin W.

IT Security & Network Specialist

Poland
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About Me

Certified IT Security & Network Specialist with a strong technical skillset and extensive experience over the last 15 years in Linux servers, virtualization platforms, virtual private networks, automation tools, network devices, storage networks, etc. Very good knowledge of virtualization technologies, enterprise storage, storage area networks, and deploying various server platforms. Hands-on experience in designing, engineering, deploying, and maintaining global data protection for companies worldwide.

Portfolio

Security & Network Specialist - E-learning platform Wrocław University of Environmental and Life Sciences
Security & Network Specialist - E-learning platform Wrocław University of Environmental and Life Sciences

The Remote Learning Platform of the Wrocław University of Environmental and Life Sciences is used to conduct courses using distance learning methods and techniques. All courses are designed using the Moodle platform (Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment). Engineered, deployed, and maintained global data protection for the e-learning platform. Technologies used in the project: Linux, Docker, Ansible, Bash, vSphere, Web Security, WAF, TCP/IP, Virtualization, Debian, X.509, X11, Vim, Haproxy, Nginx, Postfix, PostgreSQL.

Unix Security IT Engineer - Secure external collaboration project for UBS
Unix Security IT Engineer - Secure external collaboration project for UBS

Deployed, and maintained global data protection for at rest and on the move solutions within the Secure external collaboration project for UBS. Performed installations on test environments and managed installation orders to production. Offered insights and consulting on data protection topics for the development teams. Technologies used in the project: Linux, Docker, Ansible, TCP/IP, VmWare, Vim, Debian, Web Security, Vultr, vSphere, Bash, Automation.

Chief Information Security Officer - External clients portal infrastructure for Intrum
Chief Information Security Officer - External clients portal infrastructure for Intrum

Acted as CISO for an external clients portal infrastructure project, performing tasks related to network, infrastructure, mission critical tasks, production environment, and research & development. Technologies used in the project: Linux, Docker, Ansible, Bash, X.509, X11, Wireshark, Wildfly, Web Security, WAF, TCP/IP, VmWare, Debian, Vim, Haproxy, Postfix, PostgreSQL.

 IT Security and Network Specialist - Practical Aspects of Computer Networks course for students of University of Wrocław
IT Security and Network Specialist - Practical Aspects of Computer Networks course for students of University of Wrocław

The program emphasizes practical aspects of Computer Engineering and can be adapted to the student's interest. Responsible for designing and maintaining the infrastructure, security, servers, and network for the University platform. Technologies used in the project: Linux, Unix, Web Security, Nginx, Haproxy, Bash, X.509, X11, Wireshark, vSphere, TCP/IP, VMWare, Virtualization, Debian, Vim, Postfix, PostgreSQL.

Work history

UpStack
UpStack
Security & Network Specialist
2020 - Present (3 years)
Remote
  • Provide analysis and recommendations regarding the delivery of security and maintenance solutions for organizations.

  • Review cyber-security evaluations for accuracy and completeness. Execute security vulnerability scans and implement code-based solutions.

  • Coordinate with cross-functional teams to deliver completed solutions within project time frames.

UBS
UBS
Unix Security IT Engineer
2019 - 2020 (1 year)
Poland
  • Engineered, deployed, and maintained global data protection for at rest and on the move solutions within UBS.

  • Performed installations on test environments and managed installation orders to production. Offered insights and consulting on data protection topics for the development teams.

  • Closely cooperated with Project Managers, Technical Architects, 2nd level support, and IT business analysts regarding security issues.

docFlow
docFlow
CTO / IT Consultant
2019 - 2020 (1 year)
Poland
  • Managed the whole IT infrastructure and network for the company, including overseeing the closure project.

  • Conducted server security administration for a company that has been operating on the Polish market for document management and archiving.

  • Made recommendations and applied new technologies regarding security practices, coordinating with network and systems administrators.

czk.mk
czk.mk
IT Security Consultant / Owner
2018 - 2020 (2 years)
Poland
  • Performed IT Security/network/systems consulting and engineering for DGG ECO, Intrum, Star, and many other companies.

  • Designed and implemented complex security network solutions based on the latest security technologies.

  • Supervised whether the solution for implementing cyber security controls met required standards.

University of Wroclaw
University of Wroclaw
University Lecturer
2017 - 2019 (2 years)
Wroclaw, Poland
  • Delivered lectures on administration, networking, and security to students of the University of Wroclaw.

  • Created the course "Practical Aspects of Computer Networks" which is a solid mix of industrial knowledge about advanced networking, servers, IT administration, and IT security.

  • Based the course on the latest trends in IT industry and my personal expertise in that area.

Star
Star
IT Security Consultant
2015 - 2018 (3 years)
Wroclaw, Poland
  • Performed IT Security consulting and training for the company, as well as server and network administration.

  • Deployed the infrastructure for the local office branch, as well as assisted by offering on-demand help and consulting.

  • Performed scheduled and on-demand system capacity and performance assessments according to requirements.

Intrum
Intrum
Chief Information Security Officer / IT Administrator
2009 - 2019 (10 years)
Poland
  • Acted as CISO for one year, performing tasks related to network, infrastructure, mission critical tasks, production environment, and research & development.

  • Developed comprehensive enterprise information security and IT risk management implementations.

  • Improved the information security management framework and brought awareness of risk management concerns.

DGG ECO
DGG ECO
IT Administrator
2008 - 2018 (10 years)
Wroclaw, Poland
  • Worked on designing and maintaining the infrastructure, security, servers and network for a Polish commercial and investment company.

  • Deployed and monitored servers / domain infrastructure, directly supporting the company's systems.

  • Updated software systems, assets, policies, procedures, as well as required documentation.

JTO Finance
JTO Finance
IT Administrator
2005 - 2010 (5 years)
Wroclaw, Poland
  • Administration and maintenance of servers and networks for one of the leading investment companies in providing financial solutions.

  • Implemented new approaches to improve the networked computer system and provided technical support when needed.

  • Provided network support for different operating systems and assisted with design and implementation.

University of Life Sciences in Wroclaw
University of Life Sciences in Wroclaw
IT Consultant
2004 - 2018 (14 years)
Wroclaw, Poland
  • Performed administration of servers and network for one of the best specialized universities in Poland.

  • Maintained and developed the infrastructure of an e-learning platform used for distance learning.

  • In charge of the configuration and maintenance of health of various server, workstation and network systems.

Manus
Manus
IT Administrator
2003 - 2005 (2 years)
Wroclaw, Poland
  • Maintained servers and associated hardware, applications for the Manus Foundation.

  • Implemented and managed recovery procedures, as well as monitored network to ensure optimum performance.

  • Maintained network connectivity and users/permissions.

Education

Education
BSc. in Computer Science
University of Wroclaw
2007 - 2012 (5 years)