Christopher Galvan

Marines 0699 E-7, Active Duty

San Diego

Years of Service: 20 years, July 2000 - Present

ETS September 2020


Experience

Assistant Manager Data and Telecommunications Department, U. S. Marines,
January 2018 - April 2019

Assistant Manager Data and Telecommunications Department, U. S. Marines,
June 2017 - December 2017

Team Leader Data and Telecommunications Department, U. S. Marines,
December 2015 - May 2017

Education

Bachelor of Arts, National University ,
July 2017 - December 2019

Work Experience

Assistant Manager Data and Telecommunications Department January 2018 - April 2019

Marines | 0699 | E-7 | San Diego, CA, USA

  • Managed, allocated, and provided communication support for personnel resources for the business unit and supporting organizations.
  • Conducted budget preparation, management, and compliance for enterprise systems and networks equalling $4.9M in equipment and systems.
  • Oversaw the organization's communication functions and was responsible for staff development, operations and plans, and organizational development and modernization.
  • Developed and recommended business priorities to senior leaders for training and communication operations of the organization.
  • Analyzed, integrated, and synchronized the management processes to coordinate the organization's current and future communication operations.
  • Ensured that all telecom operations were planned, prepared, and executed in a cost-effective manner and delivered on time in accordance with customer specifications and quality requirements.
  • Demonstrated a detailed and extensive technical expertise and application of communication principles, equipment, and best practices.
  • Collaborated with data network colleagues to employ and oversee voice requirements across the organization's infrastructure.
  • Reported on telecommunication projects, issues, and concerns to senior members of management at the monthly operations review meetings, strategic planning meetings and other conferences and meetings.
  • Maintained focus and kept current on emerging technologies, industry trends and best practices in the IT industry, incorporating findings as appropriate into the engineering consulting environment.
  • Oversaw, mentored, and provided precise leadership and direction to the telephony and data engineering teams.
  • Led the preparation of the annual manpower and Information Technology annual operating expenses and capital expenditure budgets.
  • Assured the development and implementation of comprehensive processes and related practices dealing with the use of technology to provide the basis for management decisions and control.

Assistant Manager Data and Telecommunications Department June 2017 - December 2017

Marines | 0699 | E-7 | San Diego, CA, USA

  • Matured and showed proven experience with multi-faceted telephony technologies such as Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and Secure Voice over Internet Protocols (SVoIP) through Cisco Unified Call Managers (CUCM) and Secure Video Teleconferencing (SVTC).
  • Reported on telecommunication projects, issues, and concerns to senior members of management at the monthly operations review meetings, strategic planning meetings and other conferences and meetings.
  • Maintained focus and kept current on emerging technologies, industry trends and best practices in the IT industry, incorporating findings as appropriate into the engineering consulting environment.

Team Leader Data and Telecommunications Department December 2015 - May 2017

Marines | 0699 | E-6 | Okinawa, Japan

  • Reported on business operational projects, issues, and concerns to senior executive-level members of management at the monthly operations review meetings.
  • Conducted short- and long-range communication strategies aimed at business day-to-day projects, issues and concerns.
  • Led and influenced subordinate team members to accomplish critical tasks and achieve organization objectives.

Top Skills

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AWARDS

Navy & Marine Corps Commendation Medal

April 2019

Navy & Marine Corps Commendation Medal

April 2018

Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal

October 2015

Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal

March 2011

Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal

May 2007

Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal

October 2004

Training and Certifications

Fortinet Network Security Associate 2

April 2020

Fortinet Network Security Associate 1

March 2020

Project Management Professional (PMP)

October 2019

SharePoint Administrator

August 2019

CompTIA Security Plus

July 2017

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts, Business and Administration Management, General

National University , San Diego, CA, USA

July 2017 - December 2019