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I'm Jim Guckin.

Technology Enthusiast IT Security Manager

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About

Let me introduce myself.

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I am an experienced IT Manager with a demonstrated history of working toward customer goals and engineering balance. Proven leader with the ability to react fluidly to changing priorities while measuring, assessing, and reporting on technology and security risks.

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Here's just a little biographical information about me:

  • Fullname: James Guckin Jr
  • Birth Date: June 25th
  • Job: Cyber Security Manager
  • Location: Philadelphia, PA
  • Email: me@JimGuckin.com

Certifications

Just some of the certifications, I have aquired

  • ITIL Foundation Certification
  • Pennsylvania Emergency Managment Agency Basic Certification
  • SysAid Certification
  • 30+ FEMA Emergency Management Institute Certifications
  • Protected Critical Infrastructure Information (PCII) Program [expired 2014]
  • Northamption Community College: Basic Public Information Officer
Resume

My credentials.

While this isn't a complete list of everything that I have accomplished, this should give you an idea of my more recent expeience.

Work Experience

Director of Security Operations

March 2021 - Present

City of Philadelphia: Delaware Valley Intelligence Center

Chartered the Cyber Security Operations program for regional partners. Enhanced the cyber stance of law enforcement agencies, by integration of best practices into daily operations. Alerted regional partners of potential security vulnerabilities.

Cyber Security Manager

August 2019 - Present

City of Philadelphia: Office of Innovation and Technology

Oversaw the firewall exemption request process and incident response process for enterprise equipment. Chaired conversations on threats and threat actors with information security members. Organized the design and implementation of a root certificate authority for the organization to better secure internal resources.

Support Center Manager

May 2014 - Sept 2019

City of Philadelphia: Office of Innovation and Technology

Manage all technology for 50% of the city departments and oversaw enterprise support for the remainder, 25,000 user total. Directly influence direction of end user technology and working with end users to better utilize the technology offered. Interfaced between departmental IT staff and enterprise IT staff to solve issues

IT Program Manager

June 2010 - July 2014

City of Philadelphia: Office of Emergency Management

Split role of manager of the IT team, as well as Emergency Manager Assistant Team Leader for emergency/disaster scenes in the city limits. Acquired and implemented technical resources to help emergency responders better help citizens in emergencies. Mobilized temporary shelters for displaced residents, and coordinate support for residence with agencies.

Education

Associates Degree

June 2001 - Dec 2002

CHI Institute

Covering System Design, Project Managment, Public Speaking

175

Blog Articles

25000

Largest Customer Base Serviced

5

Industries Worked

20

Years Exeprience