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SSC Atlantic Gains Technical Knowledge from Cloud Computing Industry Leader

January 31, 2019 / Owens Diane

A Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic employee completed a six-month fellowship at Amazon Web Services (AWS), a unit of Amazon that provides cloud computing services to private industry and government.Brandon Simpkins, a lead network engineer, participated in the AWS program to gain technical expertise in the area of cloud computing as an opportunity to translate his learning in a way that could positively impact the fleet.As a member of the first group of Department of Defense Cyber Information Technology Exchange Program (CITEP) selectees, he was assigned to AWS in Herndon, Virginia and embedded in the DoD Solutions Architecture team — the front line dealing with government customers as part of their sales activity.