• summary

    • Passionate tech enthusiast delivering wide variety of information technology services exceeding client expectations in quality and timeliness, with hands on experience developing software applications and implementing cloud and security solutions.
    • My current interests include IT-Security, Cloud Computing, wearable technology devices, Internet of Things(IoT), VR/AR, software development and other technologies integrating hardware and software tools along with human interaction.
    • I have participated, mentored, judged and organized 40+ hackathons as I enjoy being continually challenged by my peers and teams that I work with to help me develop new skills and capabilities, and was also recently nominated and selected as Forbes Under 30 Scholar for 2017.
    • Certifications: AWS: AWS Solutions Architect - Professional, AWS Security - Specialty, AWS Devops Engineer - Professional, AWS Developer - Associate, AWS SysOps Administrator - Associate, AWS Solutions Architect - Associate, AWS Alexa Skills Builder - Specialty; AWS Cloud Practitioner, Google Cloud: Professional Security Engineer, Professional Network Engineer, Professional Solutions Architect, Professional Cloud Developer, Associate Cloud Engineer, GSuite, Docker Certified Associate
  • EXPERIENCE

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    Cloud Security Engineer 

    June 2019 - Present

    Architected and deployed Cloud Security solutions to help accelerate firm's public Cloud adoption and migration.

    Technology Stack: AWS, Terraform, Cloudformation, Python, DataDog, Jenkins, TeamCity

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    Cloud Systems Developer - Cloud Enablement

    Feb 2018 - June 2019

    Helping clients modernize their IT infrastructure by guiding and implementing architecture best practices in their efforts to adapt and migrate to public cloud.

    Technology Stack: AWS, GCP, Docker EE, Kubernetes, Containerization, App Dev, Jenkins, Python, Cloudformation, Sceptre, Terraform, JIRA, DataDog

    Systems/Security Engineer

    May 2017 - Feb 2018

    Worked on Systems and Networking, with a focus on Security and automation scripts.

    Technology Stack: Alienvault, AWS, Palo Alto Firewall, Cisco Meraki, Nexus, JIRA, Python, Perl, Javascript, Salesforce

    Bitcamp

    Director, Technology (Unpaid position) 

    May 2016 - May 2017

    Manage and lead tech team for Technology aspect of 1200+ students annual hackathon at University of Maryland. Creating web and mobile applications to support registrations, check-ins as well as mentorship during the event. Advisor for 2018

    Technology Stack: Android, iOS, React-native, HTML/CSS/JS, QR codes

    Microsoft Student Partner at UMD 

    August 2016 - May 2017

    Selected to represent Microsoft on campus and conduct student workshops and provide trainings to fellow students.

    Technology Stack: Microsoft Azure, Unity3D, Azure ML, Visual Studio 

     

    Information Security Intern

    May 2016 - October 2016

    Worked on creating a back-end for an interactive dashboard of 15+ security tools and applications used by the company using RESTful APIs and MongoDB.

    Technology Stack: MongoDB, Python, Java, MVC Spring Framework, DARI Framework, AngularJS, REST API

    Peer Mentor - Successful Engineering Education and Development Support (SEEDS) Program  

    May 2015 – May 2016

    Served as a resource for incoming freshman and transfer students in the Engineering School, advising them on issues like selecting classes, interacting with an advisor, joining professional societies and help in solving other issues and concerns.

    Mentor, Virtual Reality Club

    October 2015 - May 2016

    Provided guidance and mentorship to Virtual Reality enthusiasts, and helped them with basics and getting started with developing codes in C# using Unity 3D and Oculus.

    Technology Stack: Unity 3D, C#, Oculus Rift DK2

     

    Software Engineering Intern 

    June 2015 - August 2015

    Designed & developed an iOS application integrating Apple HealthKit along with an Apple Watch Extension, in an agile environment, following the SCRUM methodology for software development.

    Technology Stack: iOS Development, Swift, Xcode, Mindstorm EV3 Programming, Blender Animation, Alice3

    Business Development Intern

    Jan. 2014 – Oct. 2015

    Managed content layout and distribution of e-newsletters to clients using Zoho CRM.

    Technology Stack: Zoho CRM, Wordpress, Constant Contact, Google Analytics

    Software Engineering Intern 

    December 2014 - May 2015

    Developed an Application Programming Interface (API) to communicate between Concur and Costpoint financial software.

    Technology Stack: Perl Programming, JIRA, Bitbucket, Confluence, Javascript, Google Apps Script, Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Console

    Data Administration & Cloud Computing Intern 

    May 2013 - May 2015

    Developed and Managed Infusionsoft CRM campaigns for company as well as clients.

    Technology Stack: Infusionsoft CRM, Wordpress, MS Office 365 Cloud, Software Testing, Mavenlink, Basecamp, Lucidchart, Omnigraffle, GroSocial, HootSuite, Duda Mobile

  • EDUCATION

    University of Maryland, College Park

    Computer Science, B.S. 2017

    Minor: Technology Entrepreneurship

    Relevant Coursework: Networks Security, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Programming Handheld Systems, Computer Architecture, Objected Oriented Programming, Technology for Startup Ventures

    Montgomery College, MD

    Computer Engineering (Honors), A.S.  2015

  • Honors and awards

    Best use of AWS

    HackRU - Spring 2018, Major League Hacking

    Forbes Under 30 Scholar 2017

    Forbes

    Semi-Finalist, Imagine Cup

    Microsoft Imagine Innovation Cup

    First Prize

    DataLeague Hackathon, UMD

    Most Engaging Hack Award

    January 2016 - PennApps XIII, Johnson & Johnson

    Best Social Impact Hack Award

    January 2016 - DragonHacks, Drexel University

    Ceasare Award

    September 2015 - Hackster.io

    CSR - Best Initiative Award

    July 2015 - Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)

    GIFCC Scholarship Award

    Gap Inc. Foundation Award - May 2015

    Dr. Harry Harden Jr. Academic Excellence Award

    May 2014 - Montgomery College, MD

    Leadership Ascent Award

    May 2014 - Office of Student Life, Montgomery College

    Academic Excellence Award

    May 2014 - Hillman Entrepreneurs Program

    NSF S-STEM Scholarship

    National Science Foundation (NSF)

    Hillman Entrepreneurs Program

    Entrepreneurship Scholarship Pogram

  • LET'S CHAT

    I am constantly looking for participating in engaging tech initiatives that help me develop analytical, communication and leadership skills to achieve my full potential. If you think you have such an opportunity, don't hesitate to reach out.

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