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B.S., Computer Engineering

University of Maryland Baltimore County - Baltimore, MD


Security Engineer

Bird - Venice, CA

Software Architect

UpChannel - Newark, NJ
  • Architected and managed production database + caching cluster including zero-downtime database upgrades
  • Developed server-side endpoints and React/React Native frontend applications
  • Architected and managed internal networks, CI/CD and containerized software for development + production environments
  • Implemented log monitoring + management using AWS EMR, Kibana, Logstash and Elasticsearch
  • Researched and developed distributed consensus algorithm for blockchain and in-app crypto wallet

Infrastructure and Automation Engineer

Cisco - Columbia, MD
  • Automated and incorporated security testing (Core IMPACT/Nessus/IBM Appscan/Skipfish) into CI/CD pipeline
  • Developed infrastructure automation tool leveraging QualiSystems for teams to blueprint, model and deploy on-demand, self-service sandbox environments to reduce the lab’s footprint, efficiently schedule + share expensive physical appliances, and reduce manual setup
  • Led and assisted POC engagements with multiple teams integrating their physical + virtual resources and specific feature requirements into our infrastructure automation tool

Infrastructure and Automation Engineer

Sourcefire - Columbia, MD
  • Automated, provisioned, and managed physical and virtual environments for an array of different teams
  • Provided internal customized traffic sources comprised of aggregated tap feeds sourced from known intrusion/malware pcaps, commercial performance/threat tools, and live traffic
  • Developed, tested and executed scripts for automation including vulnerability testing virtual and physical appliances

Desktop Support

Division of Information Technology (UMBC) - Baltimore, MD
  • New machine installation/configuration and general troubleshooting/campus-wide support
  • General purpose programming and database form/query creation (MS Access) for specific needs

Software Developer

Patton Electronics - Gaithersburg, MD
  • Designed internship tool for the company to pay, assist and monitor paid interns
  • Administered the behind the scenes programming for database tools and scripted PHP pages that used them


Operating Systems: Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10 systems; Mac OSX, Debian, OpenSUSE, CentOS, Kali, and Ubuntu distributions
Languages: Rust, C, Java, Go, Python, Perl, C++, C#, JS/ES2017/Typescript, Solidity, HTML + CSS, PHP, SQL, 8086, MIPS, and AVR Assembly, Bash, Dos, Matlab, VHDL, and Verilog
Software Applications: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Flash, After Effects, and Fireworks; Xilinx ISE Design Suite, Cadence Virtuoso and Spectre; Microsoft Office, LTSpice, Atmel Studio, Matlab, Skipfish, Tenable Nessus, Core Impact, Immunity Canvas, Virtual Box, and VMWare ESXi, vSphere, Fusion and Workstation


President of UMBC A Capella Group
UMBC Pep Band
UMBC Varsity Track and Cross Country
Indoor Track 3A County, Regionals and MD. State Team Champions
National Honor Society
Academy of Information Technology
Eagle Scout Award
NCAC Boy Scout Council Impeesa Youth Leadership Training