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Philip Lamptey



member since Jan 1 2024


My skills

With expertise in art, cybersecurity, psychology, travel, teaching, graphic design, brand creation, forensics, research, agriculture, wildlife, and sustainable living, I bring a diverse skill set. From compelling designs to top-notch security, I excel. Passionate about teaching, I deliver engaging educational experiences. My psychology background aids in understanding human behavior and tailoring solutions.

Languages Spoken

English (Advanced) Twi (Advanced) Thai (Beginner)

Full CV / Resume


George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia

• BAS Cybersecurity (Digital Forensics):08/22/2022 - 05/24/2025 (In Progress)

• George Mason University Dean’s List honoree:  Fall 2022 - Spring 2023

Relevant Courses: IT Engineering Project Management; IT in Global Economy; and International Global Studies.

XploreAsia TESOL Teacher Training Program, Hua Hin, Thailand

• ESL/ TESOL Teaching Certification: 2023

Northern Virginia Community College, Alexandria, Virginia

• Associate of Applied Science Degree in Cyber Security: 08/23/2016 - 05/20/2022

• AWS Academy Graduate - AWS Academy Cloud Foundations Certification: 2022

• OSHA 10 General Industry Certification: 2022

• Career Certificate in Information Technology Technical Support: 12/13/2021

• Career Certificate in Cyber Security: 12/13/2021

• Career Certificate in Network Administration: 08/09/2021

• Northern Virginia Community College Dean’s List honoree: Fall 2020 - Summer 2021

Relevant Courses: IT Networking; IT Security; Ethical Hacking; and History of Organized Crime

Work Experience

Volunteer Teacher (English & Math), Kanchananukroh School (KN+), Thailand. 05/27//2023 - 08/11/2023

• Strategically formulated lesson plans and conducted student evaluations to enhance academic performance.

• Facilitated performance assessments and provided academic training and tutoring to high school and middle school students.

• Collaborated closely with colleagues to achieve organizational goals and foster student participation.

• Engaged in various school events, including workshops and academic competitions, to promote student involvement.

Data Center Security Officer, Conslis, Herndon, Virginia.09/2022 - 04/2023

• Monitored surveillance equipment and patrolled property to ensure data center security.

• Controlled access points and directed traffic to secure premises and personnel.

Healthcare Behavior Health Safety Security Officer, Allied Universal, Lorton, Virginia. 01/2022 - 05/2022

• Responded to alarms and emergency situations to provide necessary assistance.

• Prevented losses by reporting irregularities and policy violators.

SOC/ Data Center Security Officer, Prosegur, Herndon, Virginia. 09/2020 - 09/2022

• Responded to alarms and emergency situations to assist employees and patients.

• Patrolled property and monitored surveillance equipment to ensure security.

• Controlled access points and directed traffic to maintain a safe environment.

Armed Security Cash Logistics Officer, Garda World Inc., Clarksburg, Virginia. 05/2017 - 11/2017

• Securely transported money, checks, and valuables while wearing protective gear and carrying a licensed firearm.

• Maintained security and control of cargo and vehicle during transportation.

Amazon Package Delivery Driver, TL Transportation, Springfield, Virginia.07/2019 - 10/2020

• Operated company vehicles to transport and deliver goods to various locations.

• Demonstrated advanced driving techniques to improve time management and safety.

Computer Recycling Technician & eBay Seller, Genie Technologies, Lorton, Virginia.10/2018 - 07/2019

• Tested and repaired computer hardware and laptops, including refurbishing items for resale.

• Managed an online eBay store and marketed refurbished items to prospective customers.

Sears Air Duct Cleaning Technician, Sears Home Services, Lorton, Virginia.10/2017 - 04/2018

• Cleaned air ducts for heating and cooling systems using proper equipment and techniques.

• Assisted HVAC technicians with installations, teardowns, and basic repairs of HVAC units.

Restaurant Supervisor/ Bartender, Erickson Living Inc., Greenspring, Springfield, VA 22150. 08/2013 – 09/2017

• Coordinated restaurant operations and handled customer requests and complaints. • Interviewed, hired, trained, and evaluated restaurant staff.

• Provided attentive service as a bartender, taking orders and making drinks for customers.

UPS Package Handler/ Sorter, United Parcel Service, Springfield, VA 22150.05/2016- 09/2016

• Sorted and grouped packages according to their destinations.

• Loaded packages into delivery vehicles, ensuring quality and customer satisfaction.

Technical Profile

Operating Systems: Linux, Windows, Android, Unix, MacOS

Cybersecurity Tools: Wireshark, Nmap, Metasploit, TOR, Windump, Network miner, Network monitor, Dsniff, NetStumbler, Nessus, Aircrack, Maltego, NetCat, Ophcrack, John the Ripper, Sniffers, Burp Suit, Snort, L0phtCrack, Low Orbit Ion Cannon, HOIC, ZAP, Steghide, SNMPwalk, PS Tool, Path Analyzer Pro, Zenmap, NetBOIS, HashCalc, VeraCrypt, CrpTool, Armitage, Netsparker, and Supercsan

Forensic Tools: Winhex, OsfMount, Autopsy, Sleuthkit, FTKimager, OSForensics, Hex editor, Encase, Forensic toolkit, Password recovery toolkit, Helix, MylastSearch, IECookiesView, Redline, IECacheView, IsoBuster, BrowsingHistoryView, Network Examiner

Medical skills: Conflict Prevention Intervention (CPI); HIPPA, Behavior Health analysis; Emergency First respondence; Fire safety and fire prevention techniques, and Disaster prevention techniques.

Creative skills: Photography, Adobe Photoshop, Photo retouch, Adobe illustrator, graffiti, Corel draw, Digital photography, painting, portrait painting, computer graphics, fashion designs, canvas painting and interior decoration.

Professional Certifications

• AWS Academy Graduate - AWS Academy Cloud Foundations Certification:

• OSHA 10 General Industry Certification:

• Adult, Child, Infant CPR/ AED First Aid Certification:

• FEMA Basic Workplace Security Awareness Certification:

• FEMA Retail Security Certification:

• FEMA Active Shooter (What You Can Do) Certification:

• FEMA Diversity Awareness Certification:

• COVID-19 Emergency Safety Training Certification:

• Alison Digital Photography Certification:

• RE11- Certified Unarmed Security Officer, State of Virginia (DCJS): 2016 - 2023

• RE31- Certified Alarm Respondent, State of Virginia (DCJS): 2016 - 2023

• RE01- Certified Armed Security Officer, State of Virginia (DCJS): 2016 - 2023

• RE07- Certified Handgun License, State of Virginia (DCJS): 2016 - 2023

• Permit to Carry Concealed Weapon, State of Virginia: 2016 - 2023

Military Experience

• United States Military Selective Service System (SSS): 2013 - Present

Leadership Positions

• President of General Art II Class of 2013: 2012, 2013

• Financial Secretary of Ghana Methodist Students Union: 2011, 2012

• Financial Secretary of Ghana Civic and Parliamentary Club:  2011, 2012


• Volunteered at the Fairfax County Republican Committee (FCRC) office: 2013

• Volunteered at the Fairfax County Public School College Fair (FCPS): 2013

• Volunteered at the Pedu, Ghana Local Community Clean-up exercise: 2012

• Volunteer and member of Ghana Red cross students’ societal club: 2009

• Volunteer and member of Royal Rangers, Assemblies of God Church: 2003- 2006

Achievements/ Awards

• Employee of the month of September (Erickson Living inc. Greenspring): 2014

• (1st place) Best Geography student of the year, Academy of Christ the King: 2012

• Best Artist of the year 2012, Academy of Christ the King: 2012

• (2nd place) Best English Student of the year, Academy of Christ the King: 2012

• (3rd place) Mr. Decency Award, Academy of Christ the King: 2010

Groups / Clubs

• Member of Project Discovery: 2013, 2014

• Member of Ghana Methodist Students Union: 2011, 2012

• Member of Ghana Civic and Parliamentary Club: 2011, 2012

• Member of Academy of Christ the King School Vocal Choir: 2009 – 2012

• Member of Royal Rangers, Assemblies of God, Ghana: 2003 – 2006 International/ National Affiliations

• Member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2014 - Present

• Member of National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE): 2013 - Present

• Member of Ghana Red Cross Society: 2009

• Member of African Heritage Twinning Committee: 2008

• Member of Ghana Pan-African Nationalist Community: 2000 - Present

About Me

I have a diverse range of hobbies and interests, including reading, painting, browsing the (including the dark ), trying new foods, and traveling for adventure. I also enjoy watching movies and documentaries, listening to music, and creating digital content. These activities enrich my life and keep me constantly engaged in learning and exploring.

Where I am available for work and when

Available for work - Travelling - not available