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Hi, I'm Adithya Rajendran. A Computer Science graduate passionate about developing and securing web applications. Proficient with Python and TypeScript, I aim to innovate and enhance cybersecurity in digital solutions.

About me

After earning my degree from University of California, Santa Cruz, my journey in cybersecurity and software development deepened. I've earned CompTIA Security+ and AWS Solutions Architect certifications, and I'm on my path to the OSCP. What drives me is the joy of solving complex problems—there's nothing like the thrill of a breakthrough. Currently, I am seeking full-time opportunities in the software development or cybersecurity space, I'm eager to bring my passion and expertise to your team.

Beyond coding, my leisure activities include watching documentaries, and experimenting with new technologies in my home lab. I'm always on the lookout for new skills to master. Lately, I've been diving into ethical hacking and network security, expanding my understanding and capabilities in cybersecurity.

My skills

Coding Skills

Cybersecurity Skills

Infrastructure DevOps Skills

My Certification

AWS Certified Solutions Architect

AWS | September 2023 - September 2026


CompTIA Security+

CompTIA | August 2022 - August 2025


MTA: Security Fundamentals

Microsoft | May 2018


My experience

My projects

NextJS Portfolio + Blog Website

This website that you are viewing! Redesigned my personal portfolio to elevate the user experience, utilizing Next.js for improved SEO and Tailwind CSS for a modern aesthetic. Integrated Framer Motion for fluid animations and React Markdown for seamless blog content management.

Source Code
  • NextJS
  • Typescript
  • APIs
  • Javascript
  • Caching

Active Directory Lab

Constructed a simulated network using Active Directory, complete with automated SIEM alerts via Wazuh, to demonstrate and document common security threats and defense mechanisms.

Blog post
  • Active Directory
  • Automation
  • SIEM
  • Pentesting
  • Wazuh
  • Pfsense

Django Portfolio + CMS

Developed a portfolio site with an integrated Content Management System (CMS) using Django, featuring robust data validation and Postgres for reliable data storage, enhancing content management efficiency.

Source Code
  • Django
  • PostgreDB
  • Docker
  • HTML
  • Python


Established a comprehensive home-lab setup, fostering independent learning and practical understanding of Virtualization, Linux/Unix environments, and DevSecOps best practices.

  • Virtualization
  • Linux/Unix
  • Active Directory
  • RAID
  • DevSecOps

Web-app Directory Search Tool

Created a multi-threaded directory search tool for web applications, enhancing penetration testing capabilities with recursive search functions and security testing.

Source Code
  • Python
  • Multi-threading
  • Web-apps
  • Web Security
  • Pentesting

Server Port Scanning Tool

Developed a concurrent port scanner in Python to expedite the scanning of server ports, improving efficiency in identifying vulnerabilities during security assessments.

Source Code
  • Python
  • Networking
  • Concurrent Programming
  • Port Scanning
  • Security

Hack The Box (HTB) Enthusiast

Achieved a top 700 rank on HTB, showcasing expertise in penetration testing and security practices through complex challenges, specializing in areas such as privilege escalation and security tool utilization.

HackTheBox Profile
  • Penetration Testing
  • Burp Suite
  • Privilege Escalation
  • hashcat
  • Metasploit
  • ldapdomaindump

TryHackMe (THM) Enthusiast

Ranked in the top 5% of the Tryhackme Platform. Engaged in a wide range of cybersecurity challenges on THM, enhancing skills in network security and Active Directory exploitation using tools like Bloodhound and Dirbuster, demonstrating versatility in security methodologies.

TryHackMe Profile
  • Bloodhound
  • dirbuster
  • Active Directory
  • Nmap
  • ffuf
  • Network Security

Contact me

Please contact me directly at [email protected] or through this form.

Visit my Blogs

Join me on my learning adventure as a tech enthusiast! Explore my blog to discover the fascinating topics I've been delving into and the projects I'm passionately tackling.

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