Jacqueline (Jacquie) McKinney is a Software Engineer with over 15 years of experience. She is currently an engineering team lead with TrussWorks, where they focus on building fast, reliable, secure, scalable software -- infrastructuralists. TrussWorks aims to deliver the trifecta of infrastructure, DevOps, and security. TrussWorks supports private, health, and government entities. Jacqueline is a graduate of Tuskegee University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, and was commissioned as a Communications Officer in the USAF. Jacqueline has held various software engineering positions of increasing responsibility with CACI in Dayton, Ohio, Raytheon Company in greater Boston, Massachusetts, and General Dynamics Information Technology in Montgomery, AL. While in Boston, she attended Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), where she earned a Masters of Systems Engineering degree.
She was able to cut her teeth fully learning the Software Engineering Development Life Cycle, and working on complex platforms such as the Zumwalt Destroyer and FAA STARS programs at Raytheon Company where she worked for nearly 9 years in the greater Boston, MA area. While at Raytheon, she also grew an appreciation for systems engineering/integration, software design, and process (working on an established CMMI 5 project).
Jacqueline has worked on large distributed, NextGen, redundant, reliable, real-time systems and distributed, redundant web applications. As well as working with millions of lines of code (LoC) and various programming languages in different environments.
Jacqueline is a recipient of the AFCEA 40 under 40 2019 award.
Outside of the professional arena, she is a member of the Tuskegee University Computer Science Advisory Board, Tuskegee University Computer Science Alumni Association, HackMGM civic tech community, and the Montgomery Bicycle Club.