Assembling a Team of Network Security Monitoring and Anomaly Detection Experts to Support Multiple Government Contracts

When a prime contractor was building a new security operations center to support multiple government contracts, they required IA professionals to cover 24/7 operations. The core responsibilities were to conduct network security monitoring and anomaly detection. Matt Kilkeary successfully staffed the team within three weeks. The awarded period of performance was for three years. Based on the team’s performance, it was renewed for an additional two yea

Rapidly Delivering a Team of Six Information Assurance Analysts to Support a DOD Contractor

A Department of Defense (DoD) prime contractor was awarded a government contract requiring a team to certify and accredit their IT systems. The prime needed to form a team of six analysts in less than two weeks to complete a one-year contract. Matt Kilkeary identified a senior IA resource for this project that in turn assisted with vetting other team members that were brought onto the project.

Finding a Director of Tax with a Background in Business Development for a National Consulting Firm

A national professional consulting firm providing internal audit, compliance, accounting, and tax services was looking to backfill this critical position to drive their capital region’s practice. MaryAnn McClayton helped this national consulting firm identify the right person for this position. This individual was first promoted to Director of State and Local Tax (SALT) and just recently was promoted again to National Tax Director, Strategic Accounts.

Uncovering a CFO with Unique Talent Needed for a Federally Qualified Health Center

One of Maryland’s highly acclaimed Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) was looking to hire a CFO who had a strong background in managed care, healthcare, Medicare/Medicaid and FQHC. Additionally, one of the critical requirements for this position was strong technology skills. MaryAnn McClayton worked with this FQHC and leveraged her strong experience in accounting and finance to help the organization find the right person to fill their CFO position.

Delivering Accounting Talent Inspired by the Mission of a Not-for-Profit Organization

The objective was to find an accounting professional who was excited to work for the mission of a nonprofit organization for a compensation package which was slightly below what the commercial firms offered for similar levels of skills and talents. Jane Myers spent time with the firm to understand its culture, goal and overall compensation offerings so that she could share the key offerings of the position and the firm to candidates that were looking to change industries or work/life balance.

IT Implementation Streamlines Disaster Recovery Process

Under a very tight deadline, we were able to create a web-enabled system with the ability to manage situations during a natural disaster crisis. Our consultants directly supported the creation of the Enterprise Data Warehouse which drives data from the database to the Data Warehouse.

Several Custom Application Developments

Our client’s program is part of an overall effort to share critical business and mission-relation information with key audiences including: federal, state, and local law enforcement, foreign partners, intelligence, defense, homeland security and the private sector. The Squires Group team has been supporting this project since its inception. The Squires Group team was able to understand the new requirements and issues, test different components, and develop and execute test cases.

Open Source Application Development

The development of the assignment tables has historically been a labor-intensive staffing process without visibility between various departments. The principle objective of this initiative included automating, flattening, streamlining, and increasing the accuracy and visibility of the assignment, allocation and apportionment process. The client required a team to develop this application with knowledge of this initiative and experience implementing open source systems. The Squires Group was involved in the development of these capabilities for the client to automate and streamline the production of a data warehouse that compiled information from various client legacy systems, as well as beginning work to automate the allocation of staff.

Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) Data Initiative Project

The challenge was to create an authoritative data source for users within the department. Our client required a team to construct and populate the data source, through an Extract, Transformation, and Load (ETL) process, from a PeopleSoft Human Capital Management Implementation. The Squires Group has been supporting this initiative for the past six years. The Squires Group has designed, developed, and implemented the authoritative data source initiative for the client.

Data Center Migration

As one of our federal client’s began to expand from their Washington, D.C. headquarters migrating their applications to a data center in the Midwest has become a top priority. The Squires Group supported this project by providing a team of developers and analysts to work closely with business owners in providing technical support during the migration and continuity support for applications that have/are being transferred to the new data center.