Spencer Jones

Cloud Architect and Networking Instructor

B.S. Cybersecurity


New London, CT


I am an information technology educator with 7 years of total experience and a genuine passion for cloud computing. Combine the two and you have a creative and dedicated network administrator.




  • Designed, built, and administered cloud architecture and services using AWS Well-Architected framework
  • Experience implementing and assessing security in a local and cloud-hosted environment
  • Extensive knowledge of security and cryptographic technologies, information systems, and risk assessment methodologies
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and collaborate with technical and non-technical teams
  • TS/SCI Clearance (NSA Guidance)


Amazon Web Services CISCO
DHCP, AD, 802.1x, NAT, Web Proxy SIEM/Log Management (Splunk)
Forensics (Encase) Scripting (Powershell, Pyton)
Database formats (SQL, Aurora, etc.) REST API
HIPS/HIDS/Device Hardening Firewall configuration
Cryptographic systems  



  • AWS Solutions Architect (August 2021)
  • AWS Certified Security Specialty (August 2023)

Work Experience

06/2019 - Present

Information Technology Instructor (E-6, ITS1)

Instructor with the Naval Submarine School in Groton, CT. Additional duties as Command Financial Specialist. 

Key Results:

  • Cisco Certified Instructor
  • Acted as a mentor and provided guidance for 75 students.
  • Provided 21 one-hour financial counseling sessions as Command Financial Specialist.

I have taught the following courses for the Navy:

Course Name Classes Taught
CCNA 1 5
CCNA 2 7
Microsoft 740 1
Microsoft 741 0
Security+ 0

10/2013 - 06/2019

Mission Radioman (E-5, ETR2)

Operated, maintained, and troubleshot complex telecommunications and cryptographic systems, completing a six-month deployment to a difficult area of operation. Assumed the role of Leading Petty Officer for Radio division in the Spring and Summer of 2018.

Key Results:

  • As Radiant Valkyrie Lite (RVL) Administrator, trained leadership in operation and best practices for electronic warfare.
  • As Divisional Training Petty Officer, trained and managed communications division for six quarters and prepared them to operate a modernized radio room.
  • Effectively implemented ongoing work control processes coordinating with interdepartmental teams within Huntington-Ingalls Newport News Shipyard.