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I’m Ryan Russell

Cloud Architect Security Engineer Inventor Leader
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It’s Ryan, leader, innovator, engineer. I love a challenge, and I’m here to help. Let’s build something better, more secure, and more interesting together. Stay in touch.

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EXPERIENCE

  • VP, Engineering Lead: Cloud Security Engineering

    Citigroup 2020-present

    Leading, designing, & developing cloud security guardrails infrastructure, provable security testing, and safe landing.

  • Security Engineer

    USAA 2016-2020

    AppSec, WAF/Bot Mgmt, Containerization Security (Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift), and Vulnerability Management.

  • Computer Systems Engineer

    USAA 2014-2016

    VDI provisioning optimization, VDI farm optimization, and delivering on flexile workplace initiatives to enable a nomadic workforce.

COMMUNITY

  • Board of Directors

    Thrive Youth Center 2020-present

    Steering and oversight for a $500k+ annual budget charitable organization providing emergency shelter & services to homeless LGBTQ youth in Bexar County.

  • Enterprise Lead

    USAA’s BOLD LGBT ERG 2016-2020

    Leading the employee resource group (ERG) across office locations, supporting branding/marketing/HR objectives, increasing enterprise diversity & inclusion.

SKILLS

Software Development
Software Development
Regulatory Compliance
Regulatory Compliance
SRE/Operations
SRE/Operations
Systems Integration
Systems Integration
Program Growth
Program Growth
CI/CD
CI/CD

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