Tennessee Leeuwenburg is the Head of Cyber Security Engineering at the Bureau of Meteorology. He started his career as a software developer and has since moved into cyber security.
He has worked on securing the software development lifecycle. This included working with teams to adopt development best practises, undertake security assurance activities and develop a strong understanding of how to produce safe and secure systems.
He spent over a decade working on a variety of scientific applications for weather forecasting, and has significant experience working with very large and complex data sets.
Tennessee has a diverse range of technical interests, including quality code, automation, machine learning, artificial intelligence and open source software.
His dream job would be to win a lottery and then spend his time on moon-shot projects, going to conferences and supporting the community.