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Michael Effler

Michael Effler

IT Professional

University of Colorado


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Dr. Semmelweis and the Discovery of Handwashing

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Introduction to Python

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Introduction to Python

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My Work Experience

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University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus | Nov 2018 - Present

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US Navy | Jul 2008 - Oct 2012

Intelligence Analyst

Worked as an Intelligence Analyst at the National Security Agency.

United States Navy/National Security Agency | Jul 2008 - Mar 2012

Intelligence Analyst

Reporting and Analysis Analyzed and reported on several critical targets leading to major intelligence gathering and knowledge of target including more than 10k highly sought after documents all leading to substantial detailed intelligence Lead the reporting on several high-value targets continuing to grow the wealth of data being collected, also giving new insight to those targets Trained 5 personnel on analytical knowledge and reporting tools, enabling reports to increase in both quality and quantity Created an informal SOP for a reporting tool providing ease of use and knowledge Responsible as the direct point of contact for database maintenance for over 150 naval personnel including problem resolution Sought after for help/advice/trouble-shooting and issues or questions pertaining to the analysis and reporting tools used. Had multiple reports used to debrief the Intelligence Committee of the Senate on numerous occasions.
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NSA/NIOC Maryland | Oct 2009 - Apr 2010

IT Operations Help Desk Associate

Provided system administration for over 500 weblog entries ensuring no system outages or critical errors Ensured constant flow of intelligence for over 200 customers through access to critical databases and systems Trained IT professionals on help desk procedural knowledge, improving speed and efficiency Responsible for hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of government property, doing physical sweeps of all equipment to safeguard against any physical damage and participating in any preventive maintenance when needed to. Trained 6 personnel on professional knowledge, leading to greater speed and efficiency in attending to the help desk. Supervised 4 help desk personnel ensuring their knowledge was complete, up-to-date, and ever increasing. Leading them to further their career and personal growth.

NIOC Maryland | Jul 2009 - Oct 2009

Senior Liaison Military/VA/Family Coordinator

Represented the command’s funeral honor and color guard details, accountable for all funeral and color guard requests of the command’s area of responsibility across more than 10 counties in Maryland Saved the Navy thousands of dollars managing all materials, actions, and documentation Streamlined the requests and after action report processes, creating a near paperless, linear, user friendly process, saving hundreds of man hours and thousands of dollars. An added benefit was moving the Navy to an eco-friendly environment Communicated on a daily basis with family of fallen veterans, veteran’s affair (VA) personnel, other military services, funeral/cemetery personnel, and reservists on all manner of funeral and color guard related matters supporting their grieving process and alleviating their burdens Made it my personal mission to ensure that every request for a funeral of a veteran was given the honor that they deserved and approved Personally participated in 5 funerals ensuring those veterans received honor and dignity Trained two naval personnel on funeral honor and color guard details requests and after action report processes

My Education

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Intelligence Studies, Intelligence AnalysisAmerican Military University | 2015
Grandview HS, General StudiesGrandview High School | 2008

About Me

Michael Effler

I am here to make the career shift to data analyst. This is an exciting adventure I am embracing with enthusiasm and focus.

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