Jace Hickman

Colorado Springs, CO

(304) 512-9306

jace.bucklandhickman@gmail.comConnect with me on LinkedIn!


Systems Administrator with an active Secret clearance and 8+ years working on DoD and FBI projects. University graduate (B.S.) with certifications such as CompTIA Security+, LPI Linux Essentials, and AWS Cloud Practitioner. Experience deploying, maintaining, and troubleshooting diverse computer systems ensuring a robust IT infrastructure.

Work Experience

Red Hat Systems Administrator

Insight Global

September 2023 - Present

Colorado Springs, CO

COSA for the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) maintaining the information systems needed to achieve missile defense objectives for combatant commanders.

System Administrator

Ideal Innovations, Inc.

April 2023 - September 2023

Clarksburg, West Virginia

IT support for the US Army Criminal Investigation Division (CID) Defense Forensic Science Center (DFSC) Biometrics Operations Directorate (BOD) ensuring 24/7 operations enabling users with near real time biometric information.

Desktop Support

June 2022 - April 2023

Program Analyst

6K Systems, Inc.

December 2019 - June 2022

Clarksburg, West Virginia

Examiner for the Federal Bureau of Investigation's National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) Operations Unit (NOU). Performed accurate research and analysis to determine a person’s eligibility to possess firearms per state and federal law.

Radio Engineer

United States Air Force

August 2015 - August 2019

Joint Base Andrews, MD / Yokota Air Base, Japan

Install and maintain a variety of communications equipment to support base command and control (C2). HFGCS radio engineer supporting military operations of 13 global stations.

Education and Certifications