6705 Green Arbor Drive
Fredericksburg, Virginia 22407
(847) 637-7450 / EricZea@Yahoo.com
Seeking an opportunity in a lead position that leverages an exceptional military background, education, proficiency
with communications systems, and knowledge of the acquisition logistics lifecycle towards project management.
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
ACTIVE Top Secret clearance w/eligibility for an SCI and an Active NATO clearance
Accurate, efficient, diligent, and forward-thinking self-starter; sets goals and develops action plans.
Excellent analytical, multi-tasking, and problem solving expertise.
Highly versatile; able to quickly master new roles, responsibilities, technologies, and environments.
Excels in motivating, inspiring, and cooperating with team members to maximize project success.
Proven ability to work in high-paced and demanding environments.
Resourcefully balance competing demands and priorities.
Served in all aspects of Acquisition (Engineering, Systems Analyst, Acquisition, and Risk Management).
Supported Acquisition Category IV, IV-M, IV-T, AAP, Joint, Procurement, and UUNS programs.
Experience with Microsoft Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access, and Acrobat Adobe Pro.
May 2011 – Present ManTech supporting QinetiQ-NA, Acquisition/Risk Analyst (PdM NSC; TACNET)
Supported Tactical Network (TACNET) programs: TSM, VoIP, MFOCA, OEF-CC, JECCS, COMSEC, and DTC
towards four successful fielding/procurement decisions.
Developed Acquisition Strategy/Plans, Statements of Work, Contract Deliverable Requirements Lists, External
Contracting Waivers, Procurement Requests, DD-2579 Small Business Forms, and Justification and Approvals.
Created, maintained, analyzed, and provided training on Integrated Master Schedules in PoPS format.
Developed a Work Breakdown Structure of program documentation and hardware/software items.
Developed Fielding Decision, Information Technology Standards Guidance, Program Management Review,
Program Objective Memorandum, Program Execution Plan, and PoPS briefs.
Contributed as a member of Safety Working Group and Configuration Management Boards.
Performed duties as a Project Risk Manager which included creating draft risks, facilitating the Risks Working
Group, and updating the risk registry/database and risk-tracking tool (spreadsheet).
Mar 2010 – May 2011 MTCSC/ManTech supporting QinetiQ-NA, Senior Systems Analyst III (PM CREW)
Supported PM Counter RCIED Electronic Warfare (CREW) programs: Hunter, Chameleon, CVRJ, QRD, Thor
III, and JCREW V3.3 towards two successful fielding decisions.
Assisted in the transition and managing of integrated data environments (share point sites).
Performed functional analysis, requirements allocation, and validation and verification.
Ensured problem report statuses and processes for were correct, maintained, and implemented.
Reviewed and tracked Software Change Requests, Engineering Change Proposals, Problem Reports, Threat
Load updates, and Contract Deliverable Requirement Lists.
Provided assistance with developing and maintaining: Integrated Master Schedules, Technical Roadmaps,
System Engineering Plan, Safety Charter, Configuration Management Plan, Threat Load Development Process
Plan, Requirements Traceability Matrix, Information Support Plan Waiver, Safety Services form, Request For
Environmental Impact Review, Safety Assessment Report, Lithium Battery Notification Letter, Hazard
Assessment Summary, Programmatic Environment, Safety, and Occupational Health Evaluation.
Provided expertise in working groups and boards: Human Systems Integration, Safety, Independent Logistics
Assessment, Incident Report Review Board, Problem Report Disposition Board, Failure Review Board,
Configuration Control Board, Program Manager Review, Tri-Service Meeting, and System Verification Review.
May 2008 - Mar 2010 MTCSC supporting QinetiQ-NA, Senior Systems Engineer III (PM INTEL; CESAS)
Developed and reviewed documentation, provided expertise in working groups and boards, and attended and
oversaw testing events (successful fielding of Communication Emitter Sensing and Attacking System (CESAS)).
Evaluate performances, prescribe tests, conduct reviews, and work with development, test, and logistics teams.
Conducted functional analysis, requirements allocation, design synthesis, interface definition, configuration
management, validation and verification, and logistics support.
Translated customer requirements into specifications and led the Requirements Traceability Matrix effort.
Assisted in developing: System Engineering Plan, Test and Evaluation Master Plan, MAGTF Coordination
Document, Configuration Management Plan, Clinger-Cohen Act, Requirements Traceability Matrix, Single
Acquisition Management Plan, Statement of Work, Performance Specification, Information Support Plan,
Integrated Master Schedule, Safety Services Form, Safety Assessment Report, Lithium Battery Notification
Letter, Hazard Assessment Summary, Programmatic Environment, Safety, and Occupational Hazards
Evaluation, Certification and Accreditation Plan and DIACAP, Information Assurance Strategy, Program
Objective Memorandum, Request For Information, Market Survey, and Capabilities Development Document.
Provided expertise in working groups: Environmental, Safety, and Occupational Hazards, Independent
Logistics Assessment, Interim Authority To Operate, and Operational Test Readiness Certification
Provided expertise in boards and events: Developmental Test, Field User Evaluation, Joint Interoperability Test
Certification, Technology Readiness Level, Program Manager Review, and Tri-Service Meeting.
Feb 2005 - May 2008 USMC – Response, Supply, and Training Manager / Embassy Security Guard
Provided over 3700 hours armed internal security, issued 19 classified security violations, 83 Incident Reports,
and responded to 93 emergency responses to safeguard U.S. diplomats, classified material, and property.
Response Manager: Planned 4 Familiarization weapon ranges and established new security protocols,
operational plans, and methods of accounting weapons and ordnance for a new Embassy.
Supply Manager: Supervised inventory and maintained of over 300 pieces of equipment. Ensured all Marines
were proficient in the use of their gear and were aware of threat updates.
Training Manager: Created desktop procedures/turnover manual; processed 33 tuition assistance requests and
68 Marine Corps Institute courses; conducted over 25 physical fitness tests, transitioned detachment from
Individual Training Standards to Training & Readiness manuals; developed new physical training program,
implemented contingency-based training.
Indoor Simulated Marksmanship Trainer Manager: First Marine in Region 7 to successfully program the
system and implement different scenarios and regular training sessions.
Jun 2008 – Present USMC – Radio Chief (Reserves)
Dec 2001 – Jun 2008 USMC – Radio, Multi-Channel, and Satellite Communications Operator (Active)
Set up, monitored, tested, operated, maintained, and trouble shot all communication gear, including telephone,
teletype, switching, radio, cryptographic, computer, and satellite systems.
Made changes to UHF, VHF, SHF, HF, and EHF frequencies or cryptographic codes.
Performed analysis, research and tests on air or ground transportable troposcatter microwave radio terminals
that provide secure digital trunking between major nodes of a TRI-TAC communications network
Provided connectivity for analog and digital local subscriber channels and TRI-TAC Digital Trunk Groups.
Emplace, interconnect, energize, and verify the operation of SHF satellite terminal equipment.
Designing, installation, interconnection, and operation of communication networks and information systems.
Advanced manual and language skills and mastered precise communication and computer procedures
Interact on a daily basis with users to solve command and control systems challenges.
EDUCATION, SPECIALIZED TRAINING, & AWARDS
Defense Acquisition University, PM Level II Certification, estimated 2012
MA Organizational & Project Management, Ashford University, Honors (x3) (4.0 GPA), graduated 2012
BA Organizational Management, Ashford University, Honors (x2) (4.0 GPA), graduated 2010
Marine Corps Systems Command, Commanders Customer Focus Award for PM CREW Thor III, 2011
Xirrus Federal, Basic 802.11n Array Configuration, 2010
Defense Acquisition University, PM Level I Certified, 2011
Single Channel Ground Airborne Radio System (SINCGARS) Course, 2008
Field Switchboards Installation and Operation Course, 2008
Staff NCO Distance Education Program, 2006
Marine Security Guard School, Quantico, VA, 2005
Systems Planning, Engineering, and Evaluation Device (SPEED) Training Course, 2004
Lightweight Multi-Band Satellite Terminal (LMST) Operator/Maintainer Course, 2004
Multi-Channel Equipment Operators Program, 2002
Field Radio Operator Program, 2002
Computer Aided Drafting, Grayslake Technology Campus, 1999