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Mykola Nesterenko

Cybersecurity Engineer

About Me

Top-performing Abertay University student excelling in penetration testing, threat analysis, and research. Known for adaptability, teamwork, and leading successful projects, I am proficient in Object-Oriented Programming and committed to continuous learning. Passionate about using technology to protect privacy, I can identify and mitigate security threats while adhering to secure software development practices.

As a skilled communicator, I've thrived in collaborative roles like Laboratory Assistant at Abertay University. Now seeking a graduate-level position as a security engineer or software engineer to apply my diverse skills and make a positive impact. Driven by a strong work ethic and an eagerness to contribute, I am excited to bring my expertise and passion for technology to a challenging and innovative graduate-level role in security or software engineering.

Skills

Report Writing
Malware Analysis
Unix CL
Reverse Engineering
GCP
Team Motivation
Web App Pen-Testing
Project Management
Digital Forensics
Secure Software Development
Splunk Cloud
SentinelOne
AzureSentinel

Programming & Scripting Languages

C++
Java
Python
Perl
Swift
HTML
JS
CSS
PHP
SQL

Work Experience

Security Engineer (Intern)

Lloyds Banking Group
05/2023-09/2023
  • Technical Development of the Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) for multiple platforms.
  • Impoving existing solutions and automating routine manual tasks.
  • Focused on Google Cloud Platform (GCP) related tasks.
  • Laboratory Assistant

    Abertay University, Dundee
    09/2022-05/2023
  • Assisting the professor for the Computer Hardware and Operating Systems, and Digital Forensics 1 modules.
  • Initial performance of this years students in the modules was improved by nearly 10% as per results of quizzes.
  • Was invited for the position due to academic excellence.
  • Admissions Office Assistant

    Abertay University, Dundee
    06/2022-09/2022
  • Assisted the admissions office with new the batch of international students. Total of 26 applicants.
  • 6 out of 11 students who accepted offers did so due to my effective communication of advantages of Abertay University.
  • Conducting orientation events for new students.
  • Events & Achievements

    Graduation Success Story
    Abertay University, Dundee
    07/2023
    Local News Article
    The Courier / Evening Telegraph, Dundee
    07/2023

    Securi-Tay 2023

    Abertay University, Dundee
    03/2023

    UK Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge

    BT Tower, London
    02/2023

    CyberScotland Summit

    Balmoral, Edinburgh
    10/2022

    Scotland Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge

    Abertay University, Dundee
    10/2022

    Securi-Tay X: Volunteering

    Abertay University, Dundee
    03/2022

    Education

    BSc (Hons) Ethical Hacking

    Grade: First Class (GPA 4.35/4.5)
    Abertay University, Dundee, Scotland, UK
    Dates: 09/2019-Present

    IB Diploma Programme

    Grade: 32/45
    American College Arcus, Veliko-Tarnovo, Bulgaria
    Dates: 09/2017-06/2019

    International GCSEs

    Subject Count: 9
    Raffles World Academy, Dubai, UAE
    Dates: 08/2015-06/2019

    Languages

    English

    Level: Fluent

    Russian

    Level: Native

    Ukrainian

    Level: Advanced

    Bulgarian

    Level: Intermediate

    German

    Level: Beginner

    Badges & Certificates

    AWS Academy Cloud Foundations

    Date: 03/2023

    FastFutures Programme

    Date: 12/2020