SGT Thomas Sullivan

SGT Thomas Sullivan

Dates of Service: Jul 2006 - Jul 2013
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  • PFC Jul 06
  • SPC Oct 08
  • SGT Jul 13

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Bio 

Seasoned telecommunications engineer and spectrum manager with 10+ years supporting U.S Government programs. Satellite communications subject matter expert specializing in multidisciplinary information technologies, ranging from wide area global networks to end user systems. Service oriented in providing customer satisfaction and mission success. Presenter and communicator of concepts and product Currently Seeking Opportunity to work overseas.

Military Experiences

Nov 2014 - May 2015
SEC
Operations Specialist - Senior/Lead
• Lead and advised 20 personnel in Analyzing operational activities of the Software Engineer Center to support the 53rd Signal Battalion and Space and Missile Defense Command. • Recommended measures to improve methods, performance, and quality of products of ten software suites used by the Software Engineering Center in direct support and utilization of over 500 personnel worldwide. • Served as a technical expert in areas relevant to satellite communications control projects. • Produced and reviewed technical documentation reflecting detailed knowledge of Satellite Network Control.
Jul 2013 - Sep 2014
PEO C3T
Phoenix SME
• Lead Expert on Military Satellite Network Control, Communicator, technical writer, quality controller, and consultant for Business Development Team on contract Requests for Information and Proposals (RFIs/RFPs). • Contributes knowledge towards the development of Satellite Communications training/simulation software. • Versed in addressing budgetary concerns for physical product, software, and manpower for $25+ million contract.
Oct 2010 - Jun 2013
RSSC - East
Wideband Satcom Planner
US Army SMDC/ARSTRAT RSSC-EAST • Performs frequency management/Link engineering and satellite communications mission planning for Combatant Commands and other organizations. • Supports Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom, pirate interdiction operations in Africa, drug interdiction operations in South America, US Navy Fleet support, and training missions. • Specializes in planning on Wideband/SHF/X-band/KA-band frequency software, equipment, and satellites. Utilizing Common Network Planning Software (CNPS), DSCS Network Planning Software (DNPS), Wideband Integrated Planning Dat
Jan 2008 - Oct 2010
B Co
Satellite Controller
US Army SMDC/ARSTRAT 53rd Signal Battalion • Specialized in communications payload control with training on all typical satellite subsystems including propulsion, thermal, command. • Provided satellite access support for the US Military globally. • Part of team that launched communications payload and stress tested both WGS-2 and WGS-3 satellites. • Specialized in Secure Spread Spectrum Operations/Electronic Counter-Counter measures and maintenance of USC-28 Subsystem. • Monitored and maintained health and welfare of multiple satellites and their resources..

Deployments

(11 months)
Mar 2004 - Jan 2005
Iraq_ribbon
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
• Site Manager of IT operation, DynCorp Al Sadeer Hotel; providing support for 300+ Department of Justice (DoJ) International Police Liaison Officers (IPLO) and logistics personnel, supervising 3 Man IT Help desk/Network Administration team. • On Site IT support, DynCorp Baghdad hotel; providing tech support for 250+ DoJ IPLOs and Logistics personn

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools
Individual & Special Skill Schools

Sep 2007 - Jan 2008

Satellite Stystems-Network Coordinator Course

Feb 2007 - Sep 2007

Strategic Terminals Course

Nov 2006 - Feb 2007

Satellite Communications Operator/Maintainer Course

Certifications

Jan 2012

CNPS V3.2 Delta Training

Dec 2010

Common Network Planning Software (CNPS) Planner Course

Feb 2010

Global SATCOM Configuration Control Element (GSCCE)

Sep 2009

Fundamentals of Satellite Communications (FSC)

Additional Specialization(s)
Security Clearance
Top Secret

Academic Degrees

Academic Degrees

2016 - 2017

Georgetown University

Bachelor's Degree, Liberal Studies

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