Senior Systems Security Analyst
Conduct research in enterprise security governance and information assurance. Develop the Resiliency Management Model product suite *Instructor: Introduction to the Resiliency Management Model, Continuous Risk Management (CRM), Introduction to CMMI, Intermediate Concepts of CMMI, Understanding CMMI High Maturity Practices *High Maturity Lead Appraiser: CMMI-Dev *Lead Appraiser: CMMI-ACQ and People CMM *Observer: Intro to CMMI, Intermediate CMMI, SCAMPI Lead Appraiser Candidates
Rick has over 30 years of hands-on technical and acquisition management experience of software-intensive systems. His expertise in risk management, software process improvement: appraisals; computer systems engineering; standards development; information resources management, and acquisition planning is being applied to SEI client business objectives. He was formerly, the Acquisition Support Program Chief Engineer, Navy and a Vice President, Chief Technical Consultant at Software Technologies International, Inc./Hilbing & Associates, a firm specializing in process improvement services to the international community.
Rick is a former member of the SEI Appraiser Program. He also was a SEI member of the CMMI Product team as well as the Assessment Methods Integration Team (AMIT) that produced the SCAMPI V1.1 appraisal methodolgy and led a separate team to produce the SCAMPI MIG for Government Source Selection and Contract Process Monitoring. As a previous core team member within the CMU Center for Information Systems Engineering (CISE) Business Management Solutions Unit, his focus was on international clientel. He has lead multinational teams in appraisals, assessments and evaluations. Prior to his work with CISE, Rick was the SEI Software Acquisition Management (SAM) Project Leader within the Software Engineering Process Management Program and the Acquisition Risk Management(ARM)Programs. Rick initially joined the SEI's Process program researching and developing the Software Capability Evaluation appraisal method for the Capability Maturity Model®. He subsequently expanded his work to encompass the CMM Based Appraisals for Internal Process Improvement. He was a developer of the SCE method and author of three versions of its' Implementation Guide.
Rick spent a year with the transition partner Integrated System Diagnostics Inc. (ISD), where he was a principal developer of the SCE method Version 3.0
Prior to his 18 years at the SEI,STI,CISE and ISD, he spent a year with User's Technology Associates, as a site manager developing and executing acquisition procedures for the Sustaining Base Information System (SBIS) for the U.S. Army at Fort Belvoir VA.
Rick was a career U.S. Navy officer totalling twenty-one years in operational and program management assignments. His last assignment was with the Space and Naval Warfare Command as the program manager/co-chair for the Operating Systems Standards Working Group in the Next Generation Computer Resources Systems Program. He also was the Deputy (Navy) Program Manager for the joint service Software Technology for Adaptable Reliable Systems Program executing acquisition and systems engineering responsibilities. He was a qualified Material Professional in the Navy's acquisition work force. In various ashore assignments Rick was a MIS program manager and provided MIS services to over 400 Navy customers for the Navy's Bureau of Personnel. He additionally was a Navy Circular A-76 Program Manager executing various cost studies of Navy commands considered for privatization. His Navy Operational assignments were with the Anti-Submarine Warfare Patrol Squadrons (VP) and ships company on the USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67).
Publications (recent or significant)
- SCAMPI V1.1 Method Implementation Guidance for Government Source Selection and Contract Process Monitoring CMU/SEI-2002-HB-002
- Rollout and Installation of Risk Management at the IMINT Directorate, National Reconnaissance Office CMU/SEI-99-TR-009
- Software Acquisition Improvement Framework (SAIF) Definition CMU/SEI-98-TR-003
- Software Acquisition Risk Management Key Process Area (KPA)--A Guidebook Version 1.0, CMU/SEI-97-HB-002
- Software Capability Evaluation Version 3.0 Method Description CMU/SEI-96-TR-002 (Development Contributor)
- MS, Computer Science, Naval Post Graduate School
- BS, Business Administration, University of South Carolina