Juana Melo


Meet Juana, a highly-skilled Network Security Engineer with a passion for technology and a background in networking and security. With over a decade of experience in delivering custom solutions and analyzing complex information systems, Juana has a natural talent for seeing the big picture and identifying potential security risks. She is skilled in troubleshooting network security issues and is knowledgeable in the latest Nex Gen firewalls and security perimeter protection technologies.

Juana is not just a technical expert, but also brings a client-focused approach to her work, making her a valuable asset to any team. She believes in the power of technology to make a positive impact, and is always on the hunt for innovative and exciting ways to stay ahead of the curve.

A proud Canadian, Juana was born in Brazil and immigrated to Canada in 2016. She draws on her diverse background to connect with people and is an active participant in initiatives to empower women in tech and mentor newcomers to Canada.

In her free time, Juana indulges her inner tech geek by experimenting with home lab projects, using Docker and Portainer, and exploring the latest and greatest Docker containers. She is also an avid writer, sharing her insights and experiences through her blog and online community.

Juana lives and works in Vancouver, British Columbia, and is committed to her motto of “We Rise By Lifting Others”. She is a true believer in the power of community and collaboration, and is always looking for ways to lift up those around her.

If you would like to reach out you are just one e-mail away, contact me at juanahelenmelo@gmail.com


Key Expertises

 Deep understanding of network security technologies, including firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems, and VPNs.

🧰 Network analyzers: Tools like Wireshark, tcpdump, and packet analyzer software.

🖥️ Virtualization technologies.

☁️ Cloud computing 


What I'm Geek About

🐳 Docker: “Containers = magic.”

🍰 Raspberry Pi: “Tiny computer, big possibilities.”

🔧 Home Lab: “My personal data center.”

🤖 AI: “The power to automate the world.”

📱 Open source: “Free software, free mind.”