Hello! I am Dustin Larmeir. I'm a seasoned security engineering professional with over a decade of experience.

During my tenure in Cyber Security, I've performed many roles including operations, engineering, (VTM) vulnerability threat management, and pre-sales architecture and design. Read below to learn a little more about me.

Basic Information
(347) 875-0870
DFW Metroplex, Texas, USA
Infosec Tenure:
10+ years
Professional Skills
Cyber Security
Cyber Security Analytics
E.L.K. (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana)
Security Architecture
Work Experience

January 2017 - Present

Sr. Director, Security Engineering

As the Senior Director of Security Engineering, I am focused on the development and implementation of next generation security tools and services. This includes big data analytics with Elasticsearch, enrichment, SIEM, threat hunting tools, custom web applications, API interfaces, scripting, and automation. I'm very involved at a technical level in this role and currently serve as an Elastic stack, WAF, and security data SME.

October 2015 - January 2017

Sr. Solution Engineer, Security & Compliance SME

As a senior solutions engineer at TierPoint, I served as the security and compliance SME for pre-sales and post-sales activities. I worked closely with our corporate security team and participated directly in documentation and technical projects.

April 2010 - October 2015

FireHost/Armor Defense
Cyber Security Start-Up Generalist

As a managed security start-up generalist at Armor, I worked in a variety of roles as the company grew from 10 to 150+ employees. Being in a start-up often means wearing many hats.
Responsibilities included:
* Security/Support Engineer - I managed the security and servers for customers and internal systems.
* Special Projects - I managed critical projects such as migrations and infrastructure upgrades.
* Support Manager (US & UK) - I lead a team of 20 managed services engineers in Dallas and London.
* Lead Sales Engineer - I developed and led the sales engineering organization.
* Technical Trainer - I provided technical systems training to the service delivery organization.


2001 - 2001

Not Finished
Not Finished

UA Local 100 Joint Apprenticeship Program (technical school)

I attended the a plumber and pipefitters training school as an apprentice. I left the program to pursue other opportunities in good standing.

1994 - 1999

High School Diploma
High School Diploma

Lake Dallas High School

I was active in the marching band and focused my studies on Science and History.



Elasticsearch Engineering 1 & 2
Elasticsearch Engineering 1 & 2


Topics covered
Elastic Stack, Getting Started with Elasticsearch, Querying Data, Text Analysis and Mappings, The Distributed Model, Troubleshooting Elasticsearch, Improving Search Results, Aggregating Data, Securing Elasticsearch, Best Practices, Field Modeling ,Fixing Data ,Advanced Search and Aggregations, Cluster Management, Capacity Planning, Elasticsearch Internals, Document Modeling, Monitoring and Alerting, Moving from Dev to Production, and more!