Washington Almeida - Curriculum Vitae

Professional member of the International Information Systems Forensics Association (IISFA - Italy) holding academic background in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, and university extension in Business Development by Fundação Dom Cabral as well as Specialist in Law and Information Technology by Escola Politécnica da USP - POLI/USP. Specialized in Digital Forensics and Cyber Security with more than twenty five years of experience, familiar with digital forensic procedures that comprises digital forensics investigations phases as collection, examination, analysis and reporting.

Excellent written and oral communication skills acquired through consistent support in cases involving socials medias environment, instant messaging, mobiles, droppers, ransomware, copyright infringement, e-mails system, HR systems, databases, data theft, bank fraud, computer hacking, Cloud environment and Internet applications among others. Writer for international magazines focused on the cyber security and digital forensics subjects as the Polish ones Hakin9, Pentest and eForensics, maintaining with them a commercial relationship in intellectual property.

Strong technical background as a result of experiencing the IT industry automation when working for companies as member of IT departments leading global projects having to develop project plans specifying goals, strategy, scheduling, identification of risks, contingency plans, allocation of available resources and becoming responsible for several team geographically distributed across Brazil and also providing technical support to systems and Information Security audits for Deloitte (Global) and Price Waterhouse Coopers (Regional).

A broad technical competency and depth of real-world business experience have enabled me to provide value in a variety of challenging roles and assignments like Information Technology auditing, cyber security assessment, budget and spending plan as well as projects development and team management.

Microsoft MSCE and CISCO Certified consistently updated and maintaining an excellent understanding of the Microsoft Windows environment, Internet applications and Linux/Unix platforms which makes me comfortable when it comes to technical details.

Education background :

Specialization in Law and Information Technology – POLI-USP - 2017

Management Development Programme – Fundação Dom Cabral - 2012

Electrical Engineer – Faculdade de Engenharia São Paulo - 2008

Computer Science – UNIB - 1991

Historical Certifications achieved :


Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer - 2005

Cisco Certified Network Professional - 2002

Novell Certified Engineer - 1998

Main Projects :

Anglo American Fosfatos Brasil Ltda.

Systems and Information Security audits for Deloitte (Global) and Price Waterhouse Coopers (Regional);

Management of the separation of the Phosphates and Niobium businesses, coordinating with the corporate team in London the spin-off processes of all commercial and financial systems, corporate ERP and infrastructure, providing savings of US$ 1,200k;

Technical and economical feasibility study for replacement and integration of fixed and mobile telephony operators;

McKinsey Business Intelligence implementation Project;

Implementation of LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) and PIMS (Plant Information Management System);

Integration of LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) and GDMS (Geological Data Management System).

Hewllet Packard do Brasil Ltda.

IT Infrastructure Transformation Project, from the AS-IS environment (Regional) to the To-Be (Global);

Management and coordination of the LAN / WAN environment of Anglo American.

Anglo American Brasil Ltda.

Auditing in IT environment, integration and automation of the units in Brazil.

Natron Consultoria e Projetos S/A.

ARAMAR Project - Coordination for Special Projects of the Ministry of the Navy (Confidential);

ALUMAR Consortium Reduction and Refining Project, ALCOA plant in Maranhão;

Development of application for Engineering based on languages C and LISP.

Promon Engenharia S/A.

São Paulo subway : Vila Madalena - Vila Prudente line;

Baghdad subway - Iraq (Confidential);

Itaipu BiNacional - Spillways and Technical Rooms.

Technical proficiency training history :

Judicial Expertise

P&I – Projects Management - PMBOK methodology (Project Management Body of Knowledge)

ITIL – Foundations version 3

Risk Management – University of São Paulo

ISO 9001 – Bureau Veritas

Microsoft Windows Network & Operating System Essentials

Designing Microsoft Windows Networking Services Infrastructure

Implementing Microsoft Windows Networking Services Infrastructure

Implementing and administering Microsoft Windows Directory Services

Designing a Secure Microsoft Windows Network

Deploying and Managing Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server

Implementing and Managing Microsoft Exchange Server

Implementing Microsoft Windows Professional and Server

Querying Microsoft SQL Server with Transact SQL

Administering a Microsoft Server Database

HP/UX Advanced System Administration Series 700/800 HP/UX

ntranetWare System Administration and Advanced Administration

TCP/IP Transport

Service & Support

Networking Technologies

Internetworking Fundamentals

Building Intranets