<![CDATA[The Armada Group: talent_showcase]]> https://TALENT.THEARMADAGROUP.COM/ en-us <![CDATA[Avishkar - QA Engineer/Analyst]]> Areas of Expertise: Automation & Manual Testing,  Web Services & Mobile

Key Accomplishment: Successfully tested the functionalities of Bill Pay services. Focus was to test the functionalities of enrolling the customer, setting up the payee and payment details to be able to use the Bill Pay services. Involved in technical testing activities for online banking services, online payment services, and Direct pay for Web Services.

Technical Skills: Java, Selenium, SQL, Agile & Waterfall

Availability: Long Contracts, Contract to Hire, Direct Hire

Locations: San Francisco

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<![CDATA[Samuel - Skilled Cybersecurity Analyst/Engineer]]> Areas of Expertise: Penetration Testing, Vulnerability Management, IDS, Firewalls, Reverse Engineering

Key Accomplishments: 

  • Undertake application reverse engineering in support of malware analysis
  • Review application activity logs for signs of malicious activity
  • Write scripts to help automate the detection and containment of malware
  • Document findings of risk and security analysis.
  • Support incident response, in coordination with technical support groups.

Technical Skills:

  • Standards - , PCI, HIPAA, ISO 27001/2, NIST, OWASP, CVSS, RMF
  • Security tools - Splunk, Syslog, Syslog-ng, Wireshark, NMap, Netdiscover, Nikto, TCPDump, Nessus, Ettercap, OpenVAS, OSSEC, Snort, iptables, ufw, fail2ban, pfSense, Gophish, BurpSuite, sqlmap, DirBuster, WPScan, BeEF, Metasploit, Meterpreter, John the Ripper, Responder, Empire.
  • Forensics/Reversing tools – FTK, DD, Autopsy, SIFT, volatility, Kali , REMnux, IDA Pro, OllyDbg
  • Programming Languages - C, C++, Assembly, Perl, Python, Java, UNIX Shells and PowerShell.
  • Networking - TCP/IP, OSI Model, Switching, Firewalls, DNS, DHCP, HTTP/HTTPS, Routing, Protocols, IPv4, IPv6, VPN, OSPF, BGP Wireless, PKI.
  • OS - Windows, Microsoft Server stack, UNIX/Linux variants, Apple iOS, Android,
  • Cloud Computing - AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner, Microsoft Azure,VMWare, Hyper-V.
  • Microsoft Office - MS Project, MS Office, Microsoft Active Directory, LDAP.

Fun Fact: Enjoys Traveling

Availability: Contract, Contract to Hire and Direct Hire opportunities. Prefers contract-to-hire.

Locations: SF Bay Area

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<![CDATA[Teja - A Skilled AWS DevOps Engineer]]> Areas of Expertise: Building and Maintaining AWS Infrastructure, Building and Maintaining CI/CD Pipelines

Key Accomplishments: 

Involved in designing and deploying multitude applications utilizing almost all of the AWS stack (Including EC2, Route53, S3, RDS, Dynamo DB, SNS, SQS, IAM) focusing on high-availability, fault tolerance, and auto-scaling in AWS Cloud Formation.

Created Multiple Ansible playbooks for auto-provisioning of test environments using Docker and auto deployment of artifacts.

Created a dynamic horizontal scaling cluster management platform using Kubernetes to deploy Dockerized microservice containers.

Technical Skills: 

Operating Systems Linux (Red Hat 4.x,5.x, 6.x, Ubuntu, centos7), Windows, UNIX and OSX

Source control tools Subversion, GIT, Bitbucket, GitLab.

Build Tools Ant and Maven

Cloud Services–Amazon Web EC2, Elastic Load-balancers, Elastic Container Service (Docker Services, Azure, Google Cloud Containers), S3, Elastic Beanstalk, Akamai, Cloud Front, Elastic File System, RDS, Dynamo DB, DMS, VPC, Direct Connect, Route53, Cloud Watch, Cloud Trail, Cloud Formation, IAM, EMR ELB, RDS, AMI.

Deployment Tools Chef, Ansible, Puppet and Saltstack.

CI Tools Jenkins and Build Forge.

Ticketing Tools Jira, Remedy, Clear Quest and Bug Tracker.

Repositories Nexus and Artifactory.

Languages/ Scripting Java, Bash, Python, Perl, Ruby, Bash and Shell scripting, SQL.

Web Servers Web logic 8 & 10, Web Sphere, Jboss and Apache Tomcat.

Databases Oracle 10g, 11g, 12c, MS SQL 2000, MySQL, MS Access.

Other Tools/Applications Splunk, Office 365, Docker, Kubernetes.

Availability: Contract, Contract to Hire 

Locations: Texas or SF Bay Area

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<![CDATA[Kathy - An Engaging Business & Data Analyst]]> Areas of Expertise: Data Migration, Data Collections, Data Management, Data Governance, CPQ

Key Accomplishment: Successfully implemented data migration project to SFDC

Here is what her former coworker had to say about her: I worked with Kathy on a data migration project. Kathy was a very hard worker, and she was willing to put in extra time to get the job done when it was required to bring the project in on time. Kathy also took the initiative to learn new skills on her own time to help her with her job. She is a pleasant person to work with, and she would be an asset to any company. 

Technical Skills: Salesforce CPQ, Excel, SAP, Unix

Availability: Contract, Contract to Hire, and Direct Hire opportunities

Locations: South Bay Area

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<![CDATA[Bob - A Clever Sr. Security Engineer ]]> Areas of Expertise: 

Security And Risk Management
Communication and Network Security
Security Operations
Asset Management
Identity and Access Management
Security Assessment and Testing
Security Engineering
Software Development Security


Here is what made Bob stand out to his former employer:

"I worked with Bob on multiple security projects including AWS WAF, AWS Inspector, and AWS Shield, Checkpoint, Okta, IAM, etc. Bob was instrumental in getting these AWS services implemented and delivered to Production right before the company migrated to AWS. Bob's technical expertise and constant attention to details for the many, many, many, projects he helped me with was essential to a successful implementation of a corporate security program that includes not only enterprise assets but also AWS assets, mobile assets, virtual and even physical security assets. Bob's ownership and accountability for his deliverables is essential for any security organization. He brings to the table his extensive experience but has no qualms about learning new skills on the job, outside of the job and help others any time. I would gladly partner with Bob on any security-focused project today, tomorrow, anytime."

Technical Skills: 

Technologies: OSI, DNS, DHCP, VPN, RAID, NAS, NAT, LAN, WAN, VLAN, DHCP, IIS, SNMP, LDAP

Security Technologies: Splunk, SIEM, DLP IPS, IDS, ACL, CIA, SSH, DMZ, ISO 27001

Software: Office 07/10, Project, Visio Ghost, Remedy, LiveTime, Dameware, Getdataback, Cacti, Jira, Nagios, Gold, SMS, Endpoint, SharePoint 2007, WSUS, McAfee ePO, TrendMicro Adobe Acrobat 9, Trained ITILv3, Shavlike, Symantec BackupExec, Bomgar, AutoTask, SonicWALL, Spamsoap, Spicework, Lotus, NetZoom Visio 2010, SDLC, Security Copy, Lotus Notes 8.5, VDI, AppAssure, Clonezilla, Tealeaf, Gomez, SiteAlert,, HPSM, DELL KACE, AD

Scripting Languages: PowerShell, Python,

Operating Systems: Windows Server08/2012, CentOS, Ubuntu, OSX 10.X VMware ESXi, Hyper-V, Kali Linux

Cloud Platform: AWS, Azure O365

Firewall: Checkpoint, Palo Alto Network 

Fun Fact: Bob enjoys Biking trails around his area. 

Availability: Contract, Contract to Hire and Direct Hire opportunities.

Locations: SF Bay Area, In San Francisco would be Ideal

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<![CDATA[Specielle - Project manager with marketing and e-commerce experience ]]> Areas of Expertise: Business Process, Marketing Management, Negotiation, Analytical Skills, Project Management and Requirements Analysis.

Here is what made you stand out to your former coworker: "Ridiculously efficient” is the phrase that comes to mind when I think of Specielle. I had the pleasure of Specielle’s training for a few months at Walmart.com, where she taught me the systems and processes for our role. I was particularly impressed with Specielle’s ability to handle even the toughest clients – effortlessly. When paired with her excellent training skills, she has made such a difference in the productivity level of our team. No matter how tough a situation, Specielle made sure everyone left a positive and energized energy. Any employee would be lucky to have Specielle as a manager, co-worker and leader"

Technical Skills: 

  • MS Project
  • Box
  • Excel
  • SharePoint
  • Training
  • Smart Sheets
  • Project Management
  • Basecamp Classic
  • MDO
  • Docushare
  • ADA Compliance
  • Primavera

Availability: 1 week 

Locations: San Francisco Bay Area

Open to Contract, Contract to Hire and Direct Hire opportunities.

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<![CDATA[Satish - Senior Java Developer]]> Areas of Expertise: Java and application infrastructure and traffic and release management
Key Accomplishments: He completely transitioned to a new role with Apple, developing his skills and taking on new responsibilities in a short time.
Technical Skills: Java, Linux, Nginix
Fun Fact: He loves working with fun teams
Availability: Contract
Locations: Anywhere in California

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