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Joshua Kemp

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Software/Network engineer comfortable in fast-paced learning environments, while consistently delivering high quality results. A desire for a dedicated team-driven workplace willing to adapt and change allowing me to learn and grow my development skillset.

  • Name: Joshua Kemp
  • Date of birth: January 29, 1998
  • Address: 952 Stockleybridge Drive, Chesapeake VA
  • Zip code: 23322
  • Email: jkemp952@gmail.com
  • Phone: +1 (757) 724-2212

Resume

Education

JMU
Aug. 2021 - May 2024

James Madison University

Masters of Science in Computer Science - Information Security
JMU InfoSec Program

James Madison University is one of the original 7 National Centers of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense, designated by NSA and DHS. The Graduate InfoSec program at James Madison University is one of the best technical Information Security graduate programs in the nation. The program is highly technical, highly interactive, and one of the most comprehensive masters programs in Information Security in the nation and has been around since 1997.
Course Work Includes: Operating Systems, Computer Security, Secure Programming, Networks and Network Security, Computer Forensics, Cryptography, Advanced Network Security, Secure Operations Ethics Law and Policy in Cyberspace, and lastly a final Thesis.

JMU
Aug. 2016 - May 2020

James Madison University

Bachelors of Science in Computer Science (3.4 GPA)
Minor in Telecommunications (3.9 GPA)
JMU Computer Science Program

Cyber-Defense Club Member | Madison Motorsports Club Member

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Aug. 2004 - May 2016

Norfolk Academy

High Honors

Student Ambassador | Three-Sport Athelete | President of the Academy Auto Aficionados

Experience

Jun. 2020 - Present

Cybersecurity Systems Engineer Consultant

CGI Federal

- CDM DEFEND C

  • Developing REST API based Python scripts along with MySQL and PostgreSQL queries to pull from a variety of cybersecurity tool endpoints to meet the needs of the DHS Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation solution in order to pull the data into Splunk Enterprise using Saved Searches
  • Team lead for a group of seven or so engineers working under the integration team developing the common solution
  • Leading the effort in communication between a select federal agency meeting their daily needs as a liaison
  • Administering meetings, communications and maintenance regarding several CDM security tool endpoints like Rapid7 Nexpose, Tenable, CbProtection, and SCCM as the main point of contact
JMU
Jan. 2020 - May 2020

ISAT Teacher Assistant

James Madison University
  • Helped coordinate, instruct, plan, grade and lead discussions in a senior level class, Internetworking that has never had a TA while constantly improving my own skillset
  • Mastered internetworking protocols and concepts like; STP, RIP, OSPF, BGP along with a large emphasis on system integration, virtual machines, Python programming and BASH
JMU
Aug. 2019 - May 2020

Software Defined Network (SDN) Student Researcher

James Madison University
  • Researched one-on-one with JMU Telecommunications head professor, software defined networks Docker Containers, Kubernetes and Virtual Machines using VMware
  • Collaborated and developed REST API based applications to communicate with SDN controllers
  • Explored and implemented cloud computing environments such as OpenStack
JMU
Feb. 2018 - Oct. 2018

Software Developer Intern

JMU Madison Connect HUB
  • The Madison Connect HUB creates cross discipline partnerships of JMU faculty, students, alumni and the local community for sharing project ideas and to be the change the world needs.
  • Working remotely with a Microsoft stack that uses ASP.Net MVC, C# and SQL Server and develop the HUB website to interact with users and communicate with databases using Java, C#, PHP, JavaScript and HTML

Skills

JAVA

95%
80%
Formal
20%
Informal

C

95%
90%
Formal
10%
Informal

Python

75%
20%
Formal
80%
Informal
Language Fluidity Percentage

C#

70%

HTML5

95%

MYSQL

80%

Javascript

75%

MongoDB

50%

CSS3

90%

Bash

60%

PHP

70%

Awards

JMU
May 2020

NSTISSI No. 4011 Certification

James Madison University

Information Systems Security Professionals Certification

JMU
Jan. 2019 - May 2020

President's List Honors

James Madison University

Maintained a GPA higher than 3.90

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Software Engineering | Web Development | Network Engineering

Address

952 Stockleybridge Drive, Chesapeake VA 23322

Contact Number

+1 (757)724-2212

Email Address

Main Email

Secondary Email

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