Southern Methodist University, Class of 2016 – B.S. in Physics and Mathematics


CCNA Routing and Switching

LogRhythm Certified Security Analyst

LogRhythm Certified Platform Administrator

LogRhythm Certified Deployment Engineer


Security Analyst, General Datatech, March 2017 – Present

  • Administer LogRhythm platform and participate in pre-sales activities to sell SOC services.
  • Use LogRhythm tool to identify threats and patterns for security incident response.
  • Tune LogRhythm AI Engine rules to create better alerting, establish security baselines for configurations to tune out unnecessary alerts.
  • Launch phishing campaigns against GDT employees and create phishing training for employees.
  • Monitor dark web for data breaches affecting GDT and its customers.
  • Monitor threats and alerts affecting customer networks and triage responses to remediate the alerts.
  • Create vulnerability reports using CVEs and devise plans to patch or fix affected devices.

Security Engineer, General Datatech, January 2017 – March 2017

  • Worked with customers to find vulnerabilities within server architectures and data centers.
  • Provided services for Physical Security (Cameras, Access Control, etc.) for multiple clients. Worked with firewalls (Cisco, Palo Alto), data center storage (Pure), Virtualized Hardware (VSphere) and networking (Cisco)

Engineering Intern, General Datatech, May 2016 – December 2016

  • Staged and assembled data center technology for configuration before deployment, worked on configuration and deployment of networking equipment for various commercial purposes.
  • Deployed IP Phones, routers, switches, and servers at customer sites.

Technical Projects

Truck of the Future, General Datatech, March 2017 – Present

Designed, developed, prototyped, and pilot a smart truck of the future. The truck contains multiple technologies to ensure driver and messenger safety and reduce loss. These technologies include RFID bag tracking, badge access control, IoT dashboards, transportation grade routers, micro-cameras with onboard NVR, and custom wiring harnesses.

ParallelPi, Personal Project, January 2016 – December 2016

Designed and built a 12 node Raspberry Pi parallel processing cluster to explore the intricacies of OpenMP and parallel processing. The cluster used 63 Watts of power at max power and produced 5.76 GFLOPS of compute power. A full write up of the project can be found here.

Other Honors and Achievements

TEDxSMU Speaker, 2016

Spoke at a TEDxSMU audition in March of 2016 about the ParallelPi project and the future of budget supercomputing.

Hamilton Scholar, Southern Methodist University, 2015 – 2016

Completed physics research as part of the Super Cryogenic Dark Matter Search collaboration. Explored the effects of Radon plate out in Copper, and researched ways to mitigate the effects on ultra-sensitive next-generation dark matter detectors. Thesis available here.