EDWIN V. BERTOTTI
EDUCATION:

BS, Electrical Engineering, University of Virginia, 1992
MS, Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, in progress


SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Top Secret


WORK SUMMARY:

Mr. Bertotti is currently working on the DISN Support Services-Global (DSS-G) program. The DSS-G serves as the technical management support vehicle for the DISN. The Defense Information System Network (DISN) is an enhanced long-haul telecommunication infrastructure that supports a full range of communication services -- voice, data, and video -- to the warfighter and to the organizations which support the warfighter. Mr. Bertotti supports the DISN Transition Team (DTT) whose goal is to transition the existing network to the DISN network. As system administrator of the DSS-G server, Mr. Bertotti performs four roles: 1) configuration and maintenance of a web server and a FTP server on a Windows NT platform, 2) development of the website format including the web pages and database queries, 3) management of information through the web and FTP servers, and 4) development and implementation of new applications for the web and FTP servers. The web server contains information needed by the DTT to perform its duties. It also holds an up-to-date searchable database. The FTP server is used to gather, co-ordinate, and distribute information for the DTT. The maintenance of the web server includes adding and deleting permitted users, maintaining the security of the information on the web and FTP servers, monitoring and analyzing system performance and user access, and performing system backups. The website development includes site design and upkeep, web page generation, and database query generation.

Mr. Bertotti is also working on the Electronic Commerce/Electronic Data Interchange (EC/EDI) project for the Department of Defense. EC/EDI is the computer-to-computer exchange of business information by means of standardized transaction sets. The goal of EC/EDI is to produce transactions that are cheaper, faster, less labor intensive, and more accurate than the exchange of paper documents. Mr. Bertotti is part of the Fee for Service (FFS) study group which will investigate a means of charging for EC/EDI transactions, the establishment of a fair price based on the estimated traffic, the necessary hardware, the future expansion, the growth of EC/EDI transactions, and the enhancement of the efficiency of the EC/EDI network. Mr. Bertotti is involved with writing software to parse and analyze the past network traffic. He also develops the graphs and charts used in the analysis. With this traffic analysis, the study group will establish realistic predictions for future network growth and make recommendations on the purchase of new hardware. Mr. Bertotti is also helping to install, configure, and implement state-of-the-art software that will monitor future network traffic from a centralized location. This centralized collection and analysis of new data will help to quickly and accurately predict network traffic growth as well as help establish a fair cost for the electronic transactions.


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

3/97-Present: Senior Engineer, Science Applications International Corporation

Mr. Bertotti is currently working on the DISN Support Services-Global (DSS-G) program. As system administrator of the DSS-G server, Mr. Bertotti performs four roles: 1) configuration and maintenance of a web server and a FTP server on a Windows NT platform, 2) development of the website format including the web pages and database queries, 3) management of information through the web and FTP servers, and 4) development and implementation of new applications for the web and FTP servers. The maintenance of the web server includes adding and deleting permitted users, maintaining the security of the information on the web and FTP servers, monitoring and analyzing system performance and user access, and performing system backups. The website development includes site design and upkeep, web page generation, and database query generation.

Mr. Bertotti is also working on the Electronic Commerce/Electronic Data Interchange (EC/EDI) project for the Department of Defense. Mr. Bertotti is involved with writing software to parse and analyze the past network traffic. He also develops the graphs and charts used in the analysis. Mr. Bertotti is also helping to install, configure, and implement state-of-the-art software that will monitor future network traffic from a centralized location. This centralized collection and analysis of new data will help to quickly and accurately predict network traffic growth as well as help establish a fair cost for the electronic transactions.

3/96 - 3/97: Engineer III, Science Applications International Corporation

Mr. Bertotti worked on the DAMA ATM Wireless SSCN (DAWS) Study for Rome Laboratories. In this project, he was part of a team tasked to identify the optimum configuration of future wireless tactical communication networks and their interface into commercial ATM networks. He helped provide the necessary analysis to evaluate the use of networked land mobile multiple access techniques. To accomplish this, he developed network and protocol models using OPNET. The team also studied evolving technologies and network concepts and their application to theater deployed communications.
Mr. Bertotti was involved with the hardware and software development of the Survivable Secure Communications Network (SSCN) for the Defense Information System Agency (DISA) and the U.S. Air Force. One of the major components in the SSCN is the Network Maintenance System (NMS). It is an automated maintenance system that monitors the Distributed MILSATCOM Conferencing (DMC) network and alerts the operators to current and potential problems. Because he was responsible for the majority of the development of the NMS software, he was in charge of any tasks that involved the NMS. These tasks included the design, development, integration, and testing of NMS software along with documentation, installation, demonstrations, and training. The SSCN project was firm-fixed priced.
Mr. Bertotti also worked on a number of other projects including various network security projects. These network security projects involved testing and assessing the integrity and vulnerability of computer networks for commercial clients. He also contributed on a project for the FBI. The project involved the quick and versatile establishment of satellite communications on demand for the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta using a variation of the ITOS and MDAN software. The system included communications and information processing equipment used to support FBI crisis management teams in situations such as terrorism or other events where law enforcement might be required to deal with critical events in real time.

6/94 - 3/96: Engineer II, Science Applications International Corporation

Mr. Bertotti worked on two main projects during this time period. His first project involved the hardware and software development of the Survivable Secure Communications Network (SSCN) for the Defense Information System Agency (DISA) and the U.S. Air Force. He was responsible for the development of the Network Maintenance System (NMS) software and any tasks which involved the NMS software. This included the design, development, integration, and testing of the NMS software along with documentation, installation, demonstrations, and training. The NMS software was extensively modified as its usefulness is realized and its capabilities were expanded. In addition to his NMS software work, he was involved with the Test and Evaluation portions and the Pre-Operational Assessment portions of the SSCN project. For this work, he traveled to Robins AFB and Beale AFB to perform site installations and participate in network testing. He also performed network tests and operational assessments at Strategic Air Command at Offutt AFB and Cavalier AS. Additionally, he trained personnel in Colorado Springs, CO on the software maintenance of the NMS. The SSCN was firm-fixed priced.
Mr. Bertotti was also involved with the Interim Text Orderwire System (ITOS) project. ITOS allowed operators to communicate with text messages over SHF satellite. On this task, he helped to develop the software used and was involved with the installation and testing of the system.

8/92 - 6/94: Engineer I, Science Applications International Corporation

Mr. Bertotti worked on several technical projects during this time frame. The first venture involved the hardware and software development for the Defense Information System Agency (DISA) Black Conference Controller (BCC). In this project, he was responsible for expanding the capabilities of the original Network Maintenance System (NMS) for the BCC. The NMS monitored the BCC and alerted the operators to current and potential problems. Mr. Bertotti designed, generated, and tested the enhanced NMS software. This project was firm-fixed priced.
Another task involved the Jammer Optimization Control System (JOCS) for the Intelligence and Electronic Warfare Directorate (IEWD). In this assignment, Mr. Bertotti implemented extensive modifications to the JOCS software and was responsible for the necessary documentation. This software simulated a high frequency (HF) radio environment, determined the effectiveness of the JOCS on the target networks, and statistically studied and reduced the level of fratricide. The JOCS determined its jamming modes and targets based on its environment and the priority of the networks.
Furthermore, Mr. Bertotti developed software to model an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) in a HF radio environment. The UAV model had a separate jamming algorithm and different characteristics from the JOCS, its predecessor. In this project, Mr. Bertotti was also involved with the configuration management of the software and the creation of the technical documentation for the UAV software model.
Mr. Bertotti was also part of a software engineering team that developed the initial Network Maintenance System (NMS) for the BCC. The NMS monitored the BCC and alerted the operators to current and potential problems. Using Turbo Pascal and DoD-STD-2167A, Mr. Bertotti helped to design, implement, and test the NMS software. Mr. Bertotti also used WordPerfect to help provide the necessary technical documentation for the NMS project. The NMS BCC project was firm-fixed price.

8/91-5/92: Student, University of Virginia

For his senior thesis, Mr. Bertotti built several high frequency 20-bit binary counter systems for NASA's SUNLITE project. He developed, designed, fabricated, and tested these counters which were incorporated onto Actel Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs). For this task, he used software for schematic capture and simulations. He also used hardware and logic analyzers to fabricate and test the final chip. In addition, he was responsible for the generation of the necessary technical documentation.


COMPUTER PROFICIENCY:

Operating Systems: Windows NT, Windows 95, UNIX, DOS, and Microsoft Internet Information Server.

Hardware Systems: IBM PC, Apollo, SUN, Macintosh, and Sparc

Software Systems: HomeSite, WebTrends, OPNET, BEST/1, MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, MS FrontPage, MS Publisher, WordPerfect, and much more.

Languages: HTML, Pascal, C, C++, FORTRAN, Basic, and assembly


REFERENCES:

Charles J. Pitts, Jr., Program Manager, (703) 790-7407
John D. Moran, Program Manager, (619) 982-6962
David W. Ward, Program Manager, (703) 790-7412