Amazon Web Services, Seattle, WA

Systems Development Engineer - EKS, Mar 2018 - Present

Skuid Inc, Chattanooga, TN

DevOps Team Lead & Senior Site Reliability Engineer, September 2017 – February 2018

Senior Site Reliability Engineer, February 2017 – September 2017

Site Reliability Engineer, February 2016 – February 2017

  • Designed and implemented all of the Skuid Platform AWS infrastructure, including high-availability, monitoring and alerting, logging, security, deployment & multiple Kubernetes clusters
  • Implemented intrusion prevention and alerting system
  • Advised and assisted with design and development of the Skuid Platform
  • Attended and presented at several industry conferences, and wrote multiple company blog posts
  • Designed, setup CI/CD, implemented, and supported the infrastructure and tooling around developer documentation site
  • Led, attended, and advised in over 25 interviews for various positions and lead training of SRE hires, documented the process
  • Helped lead migration of company domain, and transfer of 40 domains between registrars
  • Migrated external infrastructure services TLS to LetsEncrypt
  • Drove automation of development pipeline including CI, TLS and domain provisioning, with tools like DroneCI, Kubernetes, ExternalDNS, LetsEncrypt, and Spinnaker
  • Presented multiple internal training sessions on technologies and product features
  • Contributed to multiple Open Source projects including Kubernetes and Spinnaker

Ambition Inc, Chattanooga, TN

System Engineer, March 2013 – February 2016

  • Lead operations team in designing and building a PaaS-like infrastructure and deployment service
  • Grew operations from zero to thousands of users including multiple Fortune 500 Enterprise companies
  • Architected company stack and infrastructure in AWS
  • Migrated server provisioning from Puppet to Salt
  • Administered developer and employee services (VPN, Ticketing systems, Google Apps, etc.)
  • Initiated documentation of internal applications and code and maintained organizational security
  • Researched, explored, and integrated new technology solutions such as application monitoring, logging, and alerting services

Retickr/Fireplug LLC, Chattanooga, TN

System Engineer, August 2011 – March 2013

  • Administered and supported social news service
  • Provisioned all services with Puppet
  • Managed services including: Apache, Django, RabbitMQ, MySQL, Cassandra
  • Migrated entire service from a colo to Amazon Web Services