Bradley Chippi

Bradley Chippi

Associate Solution Manager at Dow

Masters of Science in Computer Science and Information Systems

Work Experience

Associate Solution Manager - Dow Chemical (May 2021 - Present)

  • Work with Senior Solution Manager and Solution Managers to define the scope and solution architecture of products.
  • Lead the development and support of Web/Mobile solutions.
  • Mentor and coach junior developers on the team.
  • Conduct regular code reviews and provide guidance on best practices in software and data engineering.
  • Understand complex data sources and integrations and develop/implement necessary data flows.
  • Implement top-tier security and data protection.
  • Develop and optimize ETL processes using Azure Data Factory, SAP BODs, and Event Driven Architecture.
  • Performance - Defines controls, measures and KPIs for solution performance and reliability.
  • Develop and implement a robust set of services and APIs that power application(s).
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use and sharing across Dow.
  • Contribute to the development best practices for the Manufacturing Operations and Dow.
  • Help shape and guide the adoption of cloud technologies that integrate or interface with legacy systems.
  • Gather requirements and write acceptance criteria and user stories with the customers / product owners collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Partner with external vendors and academic institutions to collaboratively design and/or build the best solutions.
  • Build and foster relationships to drive integration and cross-team decisions.

Software / DevSecOps Engineer - Dow Chemical's R&D (November 2019 - May 2021)

  • Develop software solutions that support Dow's material businesses.
  • Analyze user requirements and create functional specifications.
  • Debug and troubleshoot issues in team's app portfolio.
  • Perform code reviews and provide feedback to improve code quality.
  • Document software design, implementation, and testing procedures.
  • Scan and re-mediate code repositories with static application security testing tools.
  • Integrate security practices into the development and deployment of team's applications.
  • Train and educate team members on security best practices.
  • Lead / support Dow's cloud native initiative for modern software engineering.

Cyber Security Operations Automation Specialist - Dow Chemical (June 2018 - November 2019)

  • Deploy a solution to track the progress of security incidents from analysis to recovery.
  • Build a process where the Security Operations Center can dynamically create use cases.
  • Lead the direction towards DevSecOps for modern software engineering at the company.
  • Develop and implement automation solutions to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of cyber security operations.
  • Design and deploy automated workflows for detecting, analyzing, and resonding to security incidents and threats.
  • Create custom scripts and automation playbooks to streamline repetitive security tasks, such as threat intelligence gathering, incident response, and vulnerability management.
  • Work closely with security analysts, engineers, and other stakeholders to identify opportunities for process improvement and automation.
  • Evaluate and select appropriate automation technologies and tools based on security requirements and operational needs.
  • Develop custom solutions for ServiceNow's Security Operations modules.
  • Develop and deploy group based privileged identity management.

Cyber Security Intern - Dow Chemical (May 2017 - May 2017)

  • Build threat prevention and network health dashboards with Pygal and Power BI.
  • Create a web application that manages black/white listing for the company‚Äôs corporate firewalls.
  • Setup Juniper firewall development lab, configured policy groups and threat prevention policies.
  • Setup logging, SSL Inspection, and connected to advanced threat prevention feeds.
  • Automated tracking of potential cyber security threats on social media using bots.

Systems Developer - Dow Chemical (September 2014 - May 2018)

  • Manage custom scripts for extensibility of Microsoft SharePoint sites using JavaScript.
  • Create autonomous scripts to ease and eliminate workloads usingPowerShell.
  • Design data visualizations that showcased Dow manufacturing using company BI tool.

Education & Certifications

MS Computer Science and Information Systems (May 2018 - May 2019)

Saginaw Valley State University - GPA: 3.9

BS Computer Science (Sep 2014 - May 2018)

Saginaw Valley State University - GPA: 3.6

Azure Developer Associate

Microsoft Certified

Azure DevOps Expert

Microsoft Certified


Binary Feature Extraction and Static Malware Classification

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