James Cook

  • @jamescook
  • I ❤ Azure and DevSecOps so much I create content about it.
  • He/Him
  • London, United Kingdom
Hello 👋, I am a Cloud and DevOps Advocate who creates content via my blog, YouTube and live Podcast. I am a Microsoft Certified Trainer who specialises in Azure services.
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DevOps Engineer

  • FirstPort
  • Sep 2021 - Present

Infrastructure Analyst / Cloud & DevOps Advocate

  • PXP Financial
  • May 2019 - Sep 2021

Technical Architect

  • Herts for Learning
  • Sep 2015 - May 2019

Network Consultant / Account Manager

  • Herts for Learning
  • Sep 2013 - Aug 2015

Technical Consultant

  • Hertfordshire County Council
  • Mar 2011 - Aug 2013

James's Collections

My 2021 Highlights

10 Highlights

Blog Posts

23 Highlights


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What James's working on

What James's working on


Nov 30, 2021
Nov 30, 2021
Selected to speak
Nov 18, 2021
Nov 18, 2021
Reached a milestone
9 months or
39 weeks or
276 days

This is how long it took for me to hit 20,000 readers on my blog jamescook.dev. Incredible, never thought I would hit such a number in my first year.
Nov 15, 2021
Nov 15, 2021
Wrote a Blog Post
In this blog post I walk through the process of using Azure Key Vault secrets in your GitHub Actions.

Azure Key Vault Secrets in GitHub Actions
Sep 13, 2021
Sep 13, 2021
Started a new role at FirstPort
Excited to join FirstPort as DevOps Engineer! 🎉
DevOps Engineer, FirstPort
Sep 12, 2021
Sep 12, 2021
Created a YouTube video
I has the opportunity to collaborate with Peter De Tender on a video for #AzureBacktoSchool where were talk about Analyzing Azure DevOps auditing streams in your SIEM of choice.

We describe and demo each service in detail, allowing viewers to get started with auditing their Azure DevOps.
Sep 01, 2021
Sep 01, 2021
Won an award
Very pleased to be selected as Septembers Cloud Champion with the CloudFamily community.

Great honour to feature amongst great content creators and contributors.

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