Northrop Grumman Corporation - Systems Engineer: Space Sector

February 2021 - Present

  • Designs and develops the digital architecture for a capability-centric Strategic Plan and incorporation with the program’s schedule authoritative source of truth utilizing Jira, automation through Python scripting, and Confluence to support over 50 teams with varying frameworks
  • Leads a six-person cross-functional team of software engineers, data analysts, and business analysts to develop and deliver program-wide technical metrics and data visualization to the customer, providing transparent data of progression utilizing hundreds of data points through Jira and Tableau
  • Develops and architects over 80 system-level capabilities based on customer requirements and reviewed through Cameo diagrams in order to baseline the technical functionality of a system
  • Leads technical review changes through Program Change Boards by developing baseline system-level capabilities and presenting at program-wide technical review boards for discussion and approval of over ten reviewers
  • Led a team of six interns by managing and tracking an average of 180 story points of work, supporting career development efforts, and serving as a Scrum Master to deliver team work on a Lean-Agile cadence

Northrop Grumman Corporation - Agile/DevSecOps Strategist: Digital Transformation

March 2020 - February 2021

  • Lead DevSecOps (DSO) Pathfinders (on-contract programs and one capture) and metrics efforts by serving as the liaison between leadership and 40+ Pathfinder team members
  • Pioneered the first Northrop Grumman Dojo 2.0 by leading and contributing to the creation of Dojo strategy, daily stand-ups, Dojo Coach on-boarding, Jira and Confluence
  • Execute acquisition of an on-prem instance of CodeTogether, a virtual pair-programming tool
  • Spearheaded creation of the Digital Transformation website by serving as a product owner
  • Designed and developed the Dojo 2.0 website, the sole resource for all employees on Dojo 2.0

&TECH, LLC - Founder and Technical Director

September 2018 - Present

  • Founded start-up to teach elementary, middle, and high school students the fundamentals of coding in a projectand team-based setting
  • Prepares and delivers curriculum on Python, Java with Processing, basic cryptography, web development, and app development to about ten students per class
  • Dedicates four hours of teaching weekly for 3-6 months at a time, in addition to time spent developing and improving the &TECH curriculum
  • Hosted an &TECH all-day open house to the Frederick, MD community and showcased students’ tech work
  • Launching the first youth-centered hackathon in Frederick, MD in 2021

Northrop Grumman Corporation - Cyber Software Engineer

August 2019 - March 2020

  • Led the effort to research and prototype a solution to Full Disk Encryption on an enterprise scale using FileVault
  • Built and installed a MacOS kernel from source
  • Built and customized applications from source
  • Researched and prototyped enhancements for future client upgrades

Northrop Grumman Corporation - Cybersecurity Technical Intern

May 2018 - August 2018

  • Performed work using Agile and gained experience with Jira. Also attended daily Scrum meetings.
  • Analyzed and presented research on monitoring tools such as Splunk, Prometheus, and Nagios
  • Developed a web application using Django and Python to easily send different types of data to NiFi processors

Northrop Grumman Corporation - Model Based Engineering Intern

June 2017 - May 2018

  • Assisted in creating and modifying informational slides about Risk Analysis, used in Cyber Academy, Northrop Grumman’s in-house course and educational program for employees
  • Conducted research on Automation and Risk Analysis, and Cyber Attack Trees, aiding the EGI-M project

University of Maryland - Maryland Center for Women in Computing Ambassador

August 2018 - May 2019

  • Organized and attended 10+ Computer Science workshops for UMD students and students in surrounding elementary, middle, and high schools per semester.

University of Maryland - Teaching Assistant: CMSC250

January 2018 - May 2019

  • Planned for and taught 40+ students in Discrete Structures, a core class for the Computer Science major.
  • Awarded “Best Undergrad TA” for the UMD CS Department during the 2018-2019 academic year.