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John Porell

Advisor

Role and Company

Sr Software Engineer, Travelers Insurance Co.

Expertise

20 years experience in information technology

Location

East Hartford, CT

About John

I have 20 years experience in IT. I currently lead a group of developers that are involved in developing continuous delivery pipelines and enhancing code security. I have managed groups of both vendor and employee developers and have experience with agile development practices including Scrum and Kanban teams. I had almost five years in the Army as an Armor NCO and find that veterans can have skills that align to IT development.

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John's Recent Answers

26 days ago

Transitioning Career to CyberSecurity

HI Joselyn, I think your journey may be similar to the information posted for Jonathan at: https://acp-advisornet.org/questions/5726...

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one month ago

Transitioning Advice for Logistics Service Member Transfering to IT

HI Jonathan, I reached out to an application security team member I work with and got some interesting resources to...

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one month ago

How do I find forensics/CSI job openings?

HI Jessica, When people think of forensics they typically think of labs supporting the police like in CSI. Have you...

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one month ago

Breaking into non-tech roles in the tech industry?

Hi Brittany, I agree with many of the responses above but along with the PMP I would consider Agile development...

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2 months ago

what is the best way of getting past large companies AI in the screening process?

HI James, Love the profile picture :) while I can't tell how other industries do it - I work in the...

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