Mr. Kurt Jarvis is currently a member of the U.S Air Force (USAF) 76th Software Engineering Group (76 SWEG). Kurt has worked in the private sector, as a DoD contractor, and as a Government Civilian. He started his career decades ago as a system administrator without a degree to a degreed computer programmer to a cyber-focused technical director. Mr. Jarvis has been a government civilian in both the Army and Air Force, providing a unique experience in the cross-cutting cultures. To broaden that perspective, he’s also been in the Army National Guard for over 20 years deploying across the globe multiple times. In addition to a Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Kurt has a spectrum of industry certifications ranging from DoD Baseline certifications like CySA+, CISSP, CCNA, and CSSLP to technical industry acknowledge certifications like OSCP, OSCE, and CRTP. Mr. Jarvis shares his technical expertise at the local collegiate level and regional cyber events. He’s a life-long learner and excited about the future challenges in cyber, automation, and quantum.
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Hiring has always been a challenge, but the unique workload of software avionics, hardware integration, and cyber resiliency produce a unique situation that the U.S Air Force (USAF) has struggled with for years. In response to that growing need, the 76th Software Engineering Group (76 SWEG) responded with an approach to deliberately train a new hire to be cognizant of the vast USAF culture, dive deep into the technical facets of avionics and mission software development, and create the mentality to produce cyber-resilient products.