Career Profile

I am currently a Senior Security Engineer at Praetorian performing white-hat penetration testing services. My specialties are computer architecture, security, and software design.


Senior Security Engineer

June 2017 - Present
Praetorian, Austin

Performed IoT security assessments against smart devices and medical devices. Evaluated several clients through the NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF). Maintains Praetorian's day to day IT infrastructure

Security Engineer Intern

May 2016 - August 2016
Praetorian, Austin

Performed red team penetration tests and vulnerability assessments for Fortune 1000 companies. Executed social engineering phishing campaigns for user awareness training. Collaborated with colleagues for development of a streamlined internal reporting system.

Graduate Verification Enablement Engineer

January 2015 - July 2015
ARM, Austin

Wrote verification templates for compliance testing using a random architectural verification engine (RAVEN) for a variable vector length SIMD ISA. Benchmarked templates against architectural coverage to verify correctness. Developed directed tests which stressed the ISA using tables of "interesting" numbers.

Software Engineering Intern

May 2014 - July 2014
National Instruments, Austin

Backported new features to a Windows kernel driver. Implemented direct memory access functionality to improve performance. Interacted with the hardware team to verify the correct timing of the driver.

Software Development Intern

May 2013 - August 2013
Telogis, Austin

Coded a web application in ASP.NET MVC3, and JavaScript to execute scripts on remote linux machines. Developed an algorithm to filter invalid data for an application which reported the statistical probability that a driver would speed on a certain street. Interfaced a raspberry pi to stress test the tracking units.


The following are some of the open source projects I have contributed to.

dehydrated - ACME bash client for the Let's Encrypt certificate authority.
TextBelt - Free outgoing SMS API.
gitlab-installer - Bash script for installing GitLab 5.2.

Skills & Proficiency




Embedded Systems

Web Front End

Web Back End