Kevan Mordan



I am a well-traveled military officer with 7+ years of program management, technical experience, and full-stack development. Throughout my career, I have demonstrated my ability to excel in challenging team environments, drive agile process improvements, and focus on technical solution implementation.

Key Skills

JS, TS, Java, C, Go, SQL, React, Spring, Docker, Jenkins, PCF, AWS, Git
Test-Driven Development, User-Centered Design, Team Management & Integration, Documentation & Standardization

Professional Experience

Lead Software Engineer/Manager - USAF, 805 CTS AFWERX Vegas, (July 2018 - Present)
Leads 23 people and two development teams in agile and Test-Driven Development methodologies; creating multi-domain applications to unify Air Force operations. Direct teams as lead software developer of chat application, enabling situational awareness across multiple classifications and domains; designed multi-layer security database, using Security-Enhanced Linux and GraphQL broker to interface with a PostgreSQL database. Coordinate fielding software around the world in classified environments; in use in real world operations for defense, coordination, and command and control of national assets. Teach and train junior members in software development practices; interview potential candidates and advise senior leadership on developer hiring decisions and training requirements. Coordinate and prioritize application development with senior leadership; posture leadership to make informed decisions on applications to add to multi-domain the multi-domain operations center portfolio. Operationally assess new applications with user feedback and organization requirements; lead 4-person security team to provide vulnerability assessments, meeting Air Force needs and security requirements.
Lead Software Engineer - USAF, Pivotal Labs, Massachusetts (Jan 2018 - July 2018)
Led 12-person agile software development team; directed Test Driven Development and Extreme Programming in full-stack software design and implementation of Mission Reporting Application. Directed continuous integration and delivery pipeline, enabling authorization to deploy to classified environments; provided test coverage and security tools. Led user feedback and process improvement; identified and validated effective solutions for user needs; provided on site onsite support and development around the world.
Program Manager - USAF, Nellis AFB, Nevada (Apr 2016 - Dec 2017)
Coordinated team of 28; led IT management and implemented strategic planning processes for training scenario development, infrastructure upgrades, and cyber operations. Technical manager of $12M IT infrastructure, led 3 teams in $4M upgrade, enabling advanced operational training of US/NATO warfighters; drove degraded capability processes and tactics development. Assessed operational capability of Cyber Defense and Attack Teams, certifying 261 US and NATO Cyber Operators with advanced readiness qualifications.

Recognition & Awards

Led Wing Innovative Team of the Year (2018/2019)
Led Wing Team of the Year (2018)
Junior Manager of the Year (2017)
'Information Dominance' award, Air Force Cyber Capability Excellence Award (2016)
'Honor Graduate' award, Air Force Cyber Training; graduated #1/15 (2016)

Education & Credentials

MS in Computer Science (currently in progress)
Georgia Institute of Technology - Atlanta, GA - Enrolled: January 2019
Air Force Weapon System Certification AOCIQTCOM - Hurlburt Field AFB, FL - Graduated August 2016
Security+ - CompTIA - 2016
USAF Cyberspace Operator Certification - Undergraduate Cyber Training - Keesler AFB, MS - Graduated: April 2016
BS in Computer Engineering - United States Air Force Academy - Colorado Springs, CO - Graduated: May 2015


Top Secret Security Clearance (TS/SCI)