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Jeremy Hicks
DevOps, SecOps, Cloud, Games

About

AWS and Azure certified IT professional with a diverse background of education and experience, including security, game development, VR/AR, neuroscience, and cloud infrastructure. Characterized by not just a willingness, but a drive to always be learning and improving. Primary areas of professional interest are DevOps, SecOps, cloud infrastructure, and games.

Work Experience

Sagent Lending Technologies
September 2019 – Present
Security Engineer IV
Highlights
  • Azure security posture monitoring and improvement
  • SecOps task automation via PowerShell
HookBang
November 2018 – September 2019
Advanced Software Engineer
Highlights
  • Cloud infrastructure codification via AWS CloudFormation and Ansible
  • Jenkins maintenance
  • Integration and deployment management, improvement, and monitoring
  • Application development and bug fixing in Node.js and Python, including front-end and back-end components
HookBang
June 2017 – November 2018
Software Engineer
Highlights
  • Mobile AR game development with Unity
  • Automated software testing via UI and API
  • Serverless web app development using Python, AWS Lambda, and API Gateway
  • Cloud resource load testing
NetBoundary
September 2014 – July 2015
IT Security Analyst
Highlights
  • Monitoring security appliances such as IDS/IPS, Log Management, and SIEMs
  • Researching and responding to security incidents
  • PCI compliance reporting

Contact

Austin, Texas US
GitHub

Education

  • 2015 2017

    SMU Guildhall

    Professional Certificate

    Specialization in Software Development

  • 2012 2014

    The University of Texas at Dallas

    Master of Science

    Applied Cognition and Neuroscience

  • 2008 2012

    The University of Texas at Dallas

    Bachelor of Science

    Cognitive Science

Skills

Languages
C++ C# Java Python JavaScript Bash PowerShell
Tools
Perforce Git Jenkins AWS CLI/SDK Terraform Docker Ansible Unity Unreal
Topics
Infrastructure as Code Application Architecture Application Security Game Programming Augmented Reality Automated Testing Serverless Applications Cognitive Science CI/CD Pipelines Machine Learning

Languages

  • EnglishNative speaker