Resume

Shawn Grimes
Baltimore,MD
shawn [at] shawnsbits [dot] com

Certifications

  • CISSP, Certificate ID: 42383 <expired March, 2012>
  • Tripwire Certified Professional

Skills
Programming Languages: Objective-C/Cocoa, Cocos2d, Corona, Lua, Perl, PHP, Unix Shell Scripting, Version control with Subversion and Git.
Database Experience:MySQL, MS SQL, MS Access, Oracle, DB2
Web Servers:Apache, IBM HTTP Server
Operating System Experience: Mac OS X, Windows, Red Hat Linux, Debian Linux, Solaris, AIX

WORKSHOPS AND CONFERENCES

  • Co-Organizer of Baltimore Mobile Meetup Group.
  • Sponsor of MobileDev @ Towson University
  • Organized and presented at “Intro to iOS Game Programming w/ Cocos2D” w/ Ray Wenderlich
    October 2011 – Denver, CO
  • Presented “iOS MapKit Workshop” – August 2011, online live workshop
  • Presented “iOS CoreLocation Workshop” – July 2011, online live workshop
  • Presented “iOS CoreLocation Framework” – July 2011 at Baltimore Mobile Meetup event
  • Organized “Intro to iOS Game Programming w/ Cocos2D” w/ Ray Wenderlich & Rod Strougo
    June 2011 – Atlanta, GA
  • Organized and assisted “iPhone Programming 101” w/ Ray Wenderlich
    March 2011 – Baltimore, MD
  • Presented “Beta Testing Your iOS Apps” – January 2011 at Baltimore Mobile Meetup event
  • Organized and assisted “iPhone Programming 101” w/ Ray Wenderlich
    December 2010 – Baltimore, MD

PUBLICATIONS


EXPERIENCE
August 2011-Present
Campfire Apps, LLC.Senior Mobile Developer
Baltimore, MD

  • Developed apps that work on the iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Amazon Kindle Fire, Barnes and Noble Nook Color/Tablet.
  • Developed 2D games using the Cocos2d Framework
  • Developed 2D games using Corona and Lua
  • Started after school app development club at Patapsco High School in Baltimore, MD

April 2010-Present
Shawn’s Bits, LLC.Senior Mobile Developer
Baltimore, MD

  • Member of Corona Ambassador Program
  • Developed universal apps that work on the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad.
  • Developed 2D games using the Cocos2d Framework
  • Familiar with a number of custom iOS Frameworks including Flurry Analytics and TestFlight
  • Organized workshops for the mobile development community
  • Sponsor of MobileDev @ Towson University
  • Co-Organize the Baltimore Mobile Meetup group

December 2006-January 2012
Legg Mason – Senior Security Architect
Owings Mills, MD

  • Identified security needs of the company and evaluated/implemented solutions
  • Managed Information Security related projects
  • Automated manual tasks through the use of scripting.
  • Performed code reviews for security risks

2004-2006
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield – Senior Security Architect
Owings Mills, MD

  • Team lead and architect in the Application and Identity Management group of the Information Security Section
  • Architected solutions for LDAP administration and performance monitoring.
  • Administered Open Network’s Web Access Control (now BMC’s Universal Identity Platform) product for authentication and authorization of e-commerce applications for over 500,000 users/customers across 15 applications.
  • Administered BMC’s Control SA product for centralization of identity management and password synchronization including automation scripts for Active Directory, 110 UNIX systems, LDAP, and custom applications. This included the development of custom agents for CareFirst applications.
  • Produced reports for SAS-70 and SOX audits of access controls for Active Directory, UNIX, and e-commerce systems.

2000-2004
National Institute on Aging – Security Analyst/SysAdmin/Developer
Owings Mills, MD

  • Administration of file servers, proxy servers, high availability web servers, database servers, backup systems
  • Designed and implemented security architecture including:
    • Firewalls
    • Network Intrusion Detection Systems using Sourcefire
    • Host Based Intrusion Detection Systems with Tripwire
    • Web Content Filtering System
  • Developed Centralized Desktop Backup System
  • Developed software that addressed security needs and system administration tasks.
  • Performed forensics analysis on computers and servers suspected of being compromised.
  • Performed vulnerability testing and penetration testing of critical systems.
  • Performed various web-based and application programming tasks when needed using PHP and Perl.
  • Access Management with Active Directory and 25 UNIX systems.

Education
1998–2002
Capitol College

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Software and Internet
    Applications.
  • Cumulative GPA 3.49
  • Member of National Honor Society

Awards

  • Torch Award from CareFirst
  • 2x – People Processing Information Employee Recognition
    Award
  • 2x – NIA/IRP Employee Recognition Award for Excellent
    Service
  • Eagle Scout, Class of 1998