Edward Bertsch, CISSP
412 Wedgewood Drive
Saint Paul, MN 55115

Phone: (651) 967-7852
e-mail: Bertsch@Gmail.com
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IT Security Enterprise Software Consulting - Identity Management, Single Sign-On, Change Audit.


Allstate, Amazon, Bank of America, Blue Cross Florida, CAE, Capital Group Companies, Capital One, Carlson Wagonlit Travel, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Chick-fil-A, CIB Marine Bancshares, Cigna, City of Edmonton, Client Logic, ConocoPhillips, Davidson Companies, Ecolab, EDS, Edwards Lifesciences, HealthNow Blue Cross/Blue Shield of New York, Infinera, International Truck and Engine/Navistar, Life Technologies Corporation, LiveOps, Mobilkom (Austria), National Council on Compensation Insurance - NCCI, One Beacon, Optum / UHG, Pacific Brands, Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation, Philip Morris Management Corp / Kraft, PJM Interconnection, Regence Blue Cross, Safeway, Santander Serfin Bank, Sears Holdings Corporation, Singapore Power SP AusNet, Sunlife, Target, Total Systems, US Bank, USAA, Visa, Washington Mutual, White Electronic Designs Corporation, Williams, Zeneca


Security: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
UNIX: IBM AIX (certified), SGI Irix (certified), Solaris/SunOS, FreeBSD, Linux, Unicos, TCL script programming; Unix shell script programming;
Other: pre-sales and post-sales engineering and enterprise consulting, field service; systems administration; computer programming; software quality control and troubleshooting; end-user training and courseware development; customer support; excellent analytical and communications skills; working independently and as part of a team.


RSA Identity Management and Governance / IMG / Via Lifecycle and Governance (formerly Aveksa), Oracle Enterprise Single Sign-On, Passlogix v-GO ESSO, Tripwire Enterprise, UNIX Shell scripting, TCL scripting, BMC Software CONTROL-SA (certified: BMCS-CE Security Management v3.2), BMC Identity Management Suite, Enterprise Security Station, Identity Management Suite


CyberDefenses, Inc
(2017-present; Identity Management Architect) Define and execute on the IdM strategy to ensure a successful installation, integration and deployment of the vendor tools in the client८vironment.

Randstad contractor at Cigna (remote)
(2017; Senior Identity & Access Management Consultant) Identity and Access Management consultant providing expertise on RSA Aveksa/Lifecycle & Governance software versions 6.x and 7.x.

TEKsystems contractor at Optum/UHG
(2016; Senior Identity & Access Management Consultant) Identity Management expert performing a variety of tasks with the companyਯme-grown software for management of Database, Applications, Directories, and Hosts.

(2015; Senior Identity & Access Management Engineer) Member of the firm's Access and Governance practice, specializing in RSA's Aveksa product line.

RSA, the Security division of EMC
(2014-2015; Senior Delivery Specialist) Identity Management practice, specializing in RSA's Aveksa product line.

(2011-2013; Consulting Manager) Identity Management practice, specializing in Saviynt's own Identity Management and Roles software, also Oracle's Enterprise Single Sign-On. Client locations in USA and Canada.

Sena Systems/AurionPro
(2009 - 2010; Senior Security Engineer) Provider of Single Sign-On Consulting Services to the firm's clients in USA and Australia.

Advanced Integrated Solutions (AIS)
(2008 - 2009; Senior Consultant) Provider of Single Sign-On Consulting Services to the firm's clients throughout USA and Canada.

Logic Trends
(2007 - 2008; Senior Consultant) Provider of Identity/Access Management Consulting Services to the firm's clients throughout USA.

(2004 - 2007; Eden Prairie, Minnesota; Senior Consultant) Provider of Security and Identity/Access Management Consulting Services to the firm's clients in the Upper Midwest and throughout USA.

BMC Software, Inc
(1999 - 2003; Senior Software Consultant) Senior member of the CONTROL-SA Professional Services team. Client locations in USA, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Europe and the UK.


Project Management Certificate, University of Minnesota

B.A., Computer Science, with a Minor in Mathematics, Macalester College, Saint Paul, Minnesota, additional courses from the University of Minnesota and the University of Saint Thomas


Pi Mu Epsilon (National Mathematics Honor Society), Dewitt Wallace Scholarship