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RssNSA Retired, Intelligence, Collection Requirements and Manager, SIGINT manager

SUBJECT : RESUME MICHAEL FRANK CIGANEK ADDRESS: 2039 JASMINE ROAD BALTIMORE , MARYLAND 21222 PHONE : 410-477 2919 EMAIL: SIGINT EXPERIENCE: 25 years of SIGINT experience within the Intelligence Community. Outstanding performance in the following skills : SIGINT Matter Expert (SME), Collection Manager and Reporting, Intelligence and all source reporting and including Communications dataflow. Security Clearance TS/SCI 1966-2000 NSA EMPLOYEE TS/SCI FULL SCOPE POLYGRAPH 2005/ February TS/SCI 22 FEBRUARY 2010 - CURRENT Five year Security Background Interview 2010/06/01 EXPERIENCE SUMMARY: 07/05/2011 - 10/10/2011 Subject Matter Expert and Collection Manager 19/02/2010 - 03/05/2011 Communications Dataflow Mr. Ciganek was a member of the Communications Data flow team Mr. Ciganek exceeds this requirement with more than 35 years of experience in Collection operations and management within the intelligence community . 2 years as the Assistant Mission Director (AMD) in DEFSMAC Operations Center. 5 years as contractor performing analytical support and collection management. 2 years as a Supervisor/Watch Chief of a 24 hour Operations Center in the Information Warfare Support Center. 5 years as a supervisor in the National Security Operations Center. 3 years assignment in Europe performing as a Mission Director of Operations 3 years in the Satellite Operations Center 5 years Overseas as a Communication Technician. Reviewed requirements dealing with SIGINT Policies, Regulation USSIDs and the Requirements process. Assistant Mission Director in DEFSMAC Operations center and dealt with SIGINT Policies and Regulations. supervisor in the National Security Operations Center dealing with SIGINT Policies and Regulations. EDUCATION Mr. Ciganek has a Bachelor of Arts degree in History/ Political Science. University of Maryland ( European Division). TRAINING U S Army Southeast Signal School Ft Gordon Georgia completing Communications Specialist May 1968 NSA (30 )course and over 1140 hours . Will provide transcript at later date Space/Theater Integration Course (class 99-04) 23 January 1999 PDAS Operator Training course 22 October 1999 SOI Training Course December 1968 Fastlook Operations Training Course April 1989 Naval Guided Missiles School Dam Neck Va. April 1985 CERTIFICATIONS: NSA PROFESSIONALIZATION PROGRAM COLLECTION OFFICER (NSA 930714) NSA PROFESSIONALIZATION PROGRAM SIGNALS COLLECTION TECHNICAL TRACK MEMBER (NSA 960131) NSA COMSEC CUSTODIAN TRAINING COURSE CS-140 MAY 1992 EMPLOYMENT HISTORY : QinetiQ NORTH AMERICA 07/O5/2011 - 10/10/2011 Subject Matter Expert - Collection Manager Mr Ciganek was a member of the Communications Strategic Planning team and in charge with establishing and managing the SIGDEV planning process and integrating and,Data Acquisition , and Analysis & Production levels.Coordinated with customers, solution providers, and to analyze customer needs, Develop, validate collection requirements, and identify mission priorities for communication capabilities. He ensures consistency and compliance with Enterprise Capabilities and Architecture. Explored new communications technologies and problem solutions. Review operational requirements implementation Develop strategies and implement plans ensure global RF dominance in the Intelligence Community. QinetiQ NORTH AMERICA 02/2010 03/05/2011 Communications Data Flow Manager Povided efficient delivery of Communications data. Reviewed and corrected system outages and data quality control. Accessed Data flow management tools for monitoring and notification of possible outages. Assumed accountability for end to end communications systems Assisting the data-flow team to verify the formats of input and output data and the flow of data from front end sources and to back end destinations. Subject Material Review 10/2009 - 12/2009 He ensured proper adherence to system engineering programmatic, business and acquisition policies supporting cryptanalytic programs. NSA (SERS Program, retired NSA) 02/2006 – 02/2008 Assistant Mission Director (AMD) DEFSMAC Operations Assistant Mission Director (AMD) in DEFSMAC Operations Center. Responsible for a team which includes civilian and military personnel in a 24/7 watch and 12 hour shift. Led the team and was responsible for all-source missile and space events. Served as Mission Director during absence of the incumbent and co-manages for all shift activities. Consulted with the mission management and the primary telephonic point of contact for current watch activities and participates in worldwide daily video conferencing. Collection Manager Level 3 Booz Allen Hamilton 9/2001 – 10/2006 Mr. Ciganek Provided Development and analytic support to include SRTD and Collection Management expertise to the Office of Weapons and Space. Reviewed documents for knowledge gaps in new or current Requirements. Draft new or amended requirements for yearly reevaluation. He coordinated with analyst as appropriate for accuracy in a timely manner. NSA Information Warfare Support Center 10/1998 – 9/2000 Supervisor/Watch Chief of 24-hour Operations Center, and administrator of civilian and military crew of mission controllers and specialists for the Information Warfare Support Center (IWSC) . Managed information flow supporting the operations testing of both existing and developing military information Operations (IO). NSOC Watch Officer 10/ 1998– 11/ 1995 Supervised the watch desk in the National Security Operations Center (NSOC) at NSA. He was the Communication Watch Officer and team leader for one of five ELINT watch teams. Operated four distinct computerized systems in support of mission requirements and hostilities. Senior Collection Manager 9/1983 – 10/1998 Senior Collection Manager for Aerodynamic Weapons Missile System branch. Chief of Operations 1991 - 1998 Site Chief on five separate 3-month TDY’S. Provided Technical guidance . Organized team personnel for projects and Interfaced with military and contractor personnel Communications Operations Technical 1980 - 1983 PCS assignment as a Communications Technical and Supervisor on a 7/24 Communications Watch Operations Center. During this time he provided several analytic functions and research and reporting Communications Operation Technician 12/1977 – 5/1980 He returned to NSA and accepted a position in 24/7 the Watch operations Operations Center. a 24/7 operations as a Communications Technician and Supervisor. Signals Operation Technician 6/1972 – 12/1977 assignment y as Communications Technician and performed several analytic ,reporting and quality control Communications Analyst 12/1969 – 5/1972 He reported to NSA as a Traffic Analyst He worked several computer Systems. Reviewed communications and issued reports. He developed and researched specific communications of interest. U.S. Army Communication Operator 09/1966 – 12/1969 He enlisted in United States Army Security Agency (ASA) as a Communications Specialist. Administrative Assistant 06/1966 – 9/1966 After graduation from High School he worked at NSA in an administrative capacity. He had the responsibility of forwarding documents and knowing of the structure of various organizations. HONORS/AWARDS: NSA Cryptologic Suggestion (Cash) award March 1979 Citation Joint Meritorious Unit award 1 June to 1 June 1995 in supporting military commanders and Nations leadership. Meritorious Unit award DEFSMAC 4 December 1990 Certificate of commendation for outstanding performance in a variety of projects in DEFSMAC (19 AUG 92). Booz/Allen/Hamilton Team Appreciation Cash Award October 2002 December 2004 AFFILIATIONS: VFW POST 2678 Edgemere, Maryland National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) EOM

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