Millennium Magazine_9th Ed

145 Millennium - A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine ENERGY, ENGINEERING AND MANUFACTURING Enlisting in the United States Army, Steven C. Whiteside served to the rank of first sergeant over the span of 22 years. Upon entering the service, his scores allowed him to take part in the Signal Corps, and from there, he served as a microwave technician operator for several years. Since departing from the military, Mr. Whiteside has earned numerous military accolades, including a Silver Star, a Bronze Star and a Purple Heart. He has also since volunteered with the Wounded Warrior Project, the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars, where he was senior vice commander of Post 573 from 2009 to 2013. Supported by an associate degree in electronics from Cecil Community College in 1981, Mr. Whiteside commenced his career at Cable andWireless, Inc., where between 1994 and 1997, he served as a network controller, network analyst and network security administrator. For the following two years, he excelled as an associate member of SRA International, a senior NOC analyst of TEK Systems, Inc., and a data network engineer of Butler International. From 1999 to 2004, Mr. Whiteside was a senior network engineer and manager tier III for Qwest Communications, Inc., having thereafter served WFI Government System as a senior network engineer from 2004 to 2006. For the subsequent year, he was a CERT networking engineer for the National Cyber Security Division. Since 2007, Mr. Whiteside has excelled as a senior network engineer for Technica Corporation. Over the course of his career, Mr. Whiteside has been certified in several technologies, including advanced security, wireless LAN and network infrastructure. He also holds a JNCIA-SSL certification. Married with two children, he intends to ease into a well-deserved retirement in the oncoming future, as well as spend more time with his family. He is especially proud of his marriage, as well as his two sons, who have followed in Mr. Whiteside’s footsteps and delved into technology for their careers. Mr. Whiteside attributes his success to hard work and his dedication to his work. Millennium Magazine Featured Listee STEVEN C. WHITESIDE SENIOR NETWORK ENGINEER Technica Corporation Clarksburg, WV