Dan Camarena

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Cyber Security - Entry Level

Kingston

Dan Camarena
Phone: (360) 649-1742 – E-mail: camarenadan@gmail.com
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/dan-camarena-52301940

Information Security Professional

I am a highly motivated technology professional with more than 13 years of software experience, including desktop, web based, and mobile applications. I am transitioning into a career in Information Security and recently achieved the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification. I have knowledge of standard industry QA methodologies and the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC). I have over 13 years’ experience as an active team player including senior leadership with excellent Analytical, Problem Solving, Communication, Planning and Organizational Skills. I am currently self-enrolled in Cybrary online training and working toward the CompTIA Network+ Certification, and also to gain greater security knowledge and hands on experience in cyber security.

Technology Skills

Security: Experience looking for vulnerabilities in web-based software.
Systems: Experience working in Microsoft Windows, Some experience with Kali Linux, and SQL databases.
Programming: Knowledge of Python, Freemarker (based in Java), JavaScript, SQL, HTML, and CSS.

Professional Work Experience

PeopleFluent, Inc. – Raleigh, NC
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer, 4/2015 to 7/2018
– Tested for SQL injection, XSS and User Input Buffer Overflow issues.
– Reviewed event logs before and after applying client changes.
– Provided leadership in developing the overall testing strategy of an assigned area.
– Ensured the execution of testing plans for specific components.
– Used cross browser testing for client candidate portals.
– Utilized mobile browser testing using Chrome Developer Tools.
– Tested Mobile Responsive Design on iPhone and iPad.
– Ensured the quality testing of product deliverables from Construction Phase forward.
– Acted as a senior resource for quality matters for others within the Engineering Organization.
– Responsible for developing and executing the testing strategy of products within the talent acquisition applications. (New client implementations, change requests, and 3rd party vendor integrations.)
– Used creativity in developing resolutions to complex quality testing and technology problems, using judgement within the Agile Scrum and Waterfall development methodologies.
– Conducted daily collaboration with internal functional teams (Project Managers, Development, Database Team, Engineering, and Integrations).

PeopleFluent, Inc. – Raleigh, NC
Quality Assurance Engineer, 8/2011 to 3/2015
– Tested for SQL injection, XSS and Buffer overflow issues.
– Reviewed event logs before and after applying client changes.
– Responsible for developing and executing the testing strategy of products within the talent acquisition applications. (New client implementations, change requests, and 3rd party vendor integrations.)
– Ensured the quality testing of product deliverables from Construction Phase forward.
– Used creativity in developing resolutions to complex quality testing and technology problems, using judgement within the Agile Scrum and Waterfall development methodologies.
– Conducted daily collaboration with internal functional teams (Project Managers, Development, Database Team, Engineering, and Integrations).

PeopleFluent, Inc. – Raleigh, NC
Software Development Engineer, 04/2005 to 8/2011
– Looked for SQL injection issues and buffer overflow during development.
– Looked through event logs before and after making client changes.
– Performed client development/configuration work for client specific configurations in Peoplefluent’s Recruitment Management System (RMS)
– Performed development work for client’s Candidate Portals/Online Web Applications using Python and Java.
– Scoped development effort needed and assessed feasibility of requested configurations.
– Interacted with appropriate internal functional teams (Project Managers, Quality Assurance, Database Team, Engineering and Integrations) to execute assigned projects.
– Communicated with client’s technical resources to discuss proposed development and changes.

Education

Cybrary – Online Cyber Security Training
05/19 – Present

Career Pathway Institute / ProTrain – Online Training Course
Certificate of Completion, Information Systems and Cyber Security Professional
08/18 – 05/19

St. Ambrose University – Davenport, IA
Bachelor of Arts, Major in Computer Information Systems (CIS), Minors in Computer Science and Business
08/02 – 05/04

The University of Iowa – Iowa City, IA
Transfer Institution
08/99 – 05/02

Professional Certification

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Certification ID: 700689

Technology Software

Experience with: Agile: Rally Kanban; Salesforce; Sublime: Python, Freemarker (based in Java); SQL; Tortoise SVN: Version Control Software; Chrome Developer Tools: Used to test branding and test basic mobile functionality; Beyond Compare; Microsoft Office; Snagit

  • Updated 2 years ago

To contact this candidate email camarenadan@gmail.com

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