BJ Dela Cruz

I am a results-driven leader with 10+ years of industry experience in applying secure coding practices to software projects. I am skilled in gathering requirements from customers, balancing multiple projects, and prioritizing tasks. I am an expert at reducing technical debt, remediating security vulnerabilities, and improving application performance. My main interests include cloud computing, cybersecurity, and developing applications for mobile devices and the web.

Bureau of the Fiscal Service, U.S. Department of the Treasury

  • Lead IT Specialist (APPSW), July 4, 2021 - Present
  • IT Specialist (APPSW), October 27, 2019 - July 3, 2021

NIC Hawaii

  • Java Developer, September 2015 - May 2016 | October 2016 - October 2019

University of Hawaii

  • Java Web Developer, March 2014 - May 2015

Referentia Systems Incorporated

  • Software Engineer, August 2011 - December 2013

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

  • Master of Science, Computer Science, May 2011
  • Bachelor of Science, Computer Science, December 2008

Katas

Katas are short programming exercises that focus on improving skills and techniques. Click on the name of a programming language to go to a BitBucket repository that contains my solutions.

  1. CompTIA Cloud+, August 20, 2015 - August 20, 2027
  2. CompTIA CySA+, August 12, 2020 - August 12, 2026
  3. CompTIA Security+, July 27, 2015 - August 12, 2026
  4. CompTIA CASP+, May 25, 2017 - May 25, 2026
  5. CompTIA PenTest+, November 5, 2020 - May 25, 2026
  6. (ISC)2 CCSP, September 16, 2019 - September 30, 2025
  7. (ISC)2 SSCP, August 1, 2021 - July 31, 2024
  8. (ISC)2 CSSLP, April 25, 2018 - April 20, 2024
  9. (ISC)2 CISSP, March 26, 2019 - March 31, 2024
  10. LPIC-1, September 8, 2018 - September 8, 2023

  1. Android Certified Application Developer (AND-401)
  2. Arcitura Certified Cloud Professional
  3. Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSKv4)
  4. CLA - C Certified Associate Programmer
  5. CLE - C Certified Entry-Level Programmer
  6. CPA - C++ Certified Associate Programmer
  7. CPE - C++ Certified Entry-Level Programmer
  8. CompTIA Linux+ Powered by LPI
  9. CompTIA Mobility+
  10. CompTIA Project+
  11. CompTIA Server+
  12. CompTIA Storage+ Powered by SNIA
  13. EXIN Secure Programming Foundation
  14. Flutter Certified Application Developer
  15. ISTQB Certified Tester, Foundation Level
  16. JSE - Certified Entry-Level JavaScript Programmer
  17. Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification (The Council for Six Sigma Certification)
  18. Lean Six Sigma White Belt Certification (The Council for Six Sigma Certification)
  19. Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification (The Council for Six Sigma Certification)
  20. Microsoft 365 Certified: Fundamentals
  21. Microsoft Certified: Azure AI Fundamentals
  22. Microsoft Certified: Azure Data Fundamentals
  23. Microsoft Certified: Azure Fundamentals
  24. Microsoft Certified: Power Platform Fundamentals
  25. Microsoft Certified: Security, Compliance, and Identity Fundamentals
  26. Oracle Certified Expert, Java EE 6 JPA Developer
  27. Oracle Certified Foundations Associate, Database
  28. Oracle Certified Foundations Associate, Java
  29. Oracle Certified Master, Java EE 6 Developer
  30. Oracle Certified Professional, Java EE 7 Application Developer
  31. Oracle Certified Professional, Java SE 6 Programmer
  32. Oracle Certified Professional, Java SE 7 Programmer
  33. Oracle Certified Professional, Java SE 8 Programmer
  34. Oracle Certified Professional, Java SE 11 Developer
  35. Oracle Certified Professional, Java SE 17 Developer
  36. PCAP - Certified Associate in Python Programming
  37. PeopleCert Lean - IASSC® Certified Lean Practitioner™
  38. Spring Certified Professional 2022 (EDU-1202)