Career Profile

Experienced Linux Admin looking to put Creative Ideas and Technical Talent into action with a strong Denver Web firm utilizing the latest in Operations technologies.

Experiences

DevOps Engineer

April 2016 - Jan 2017
i3logix, Denver

  • i3screen.com
    • responsible for migrating testing environments to AWS
    • responsible for bringing platform under full configuration management
    • developed dns naming scheme for env naming and tagging
    • centralized distrubuted cronjobs under Rundeck
    • migrated deployment scripts to Ansible
    • container-ized automated tests utilizing Docker
  • built-out AWS infrastructure using Ansible
  • implemented Splunk (forwarder and server) for log aggregation
  • improved the ansible / vagrant implementation by using declarative configuration practices
  • worked to upgrade legacy software stacks to latest practices
  • implemented and configured Jenkins for Bitbucket's post-recieve hook
  • brought user visibility into deployment jobs by implementing rundeck

DevOps Engineer

April 2015 - Dec 2015
Schoolrunner, Denver

  • implemented Ansible as configuration management tool
  • documented deployment processes
  • designed and provisioned AWS networking in VPCs for 5 environments
  • automated zero-downtime code deployments in AWS
  • distributed media storage in gluster
  • developed backend feature work in PHP

Director of IT / Sr. Systems Administrator

Jun 2014 - Mar 2015
Unleaded Group, Denver

  • provided Tier 1 & 2 technical support
  • network administration
  • hardware maintenance/replacements
  • monitored NOC environment
  • consulted with clients for service offerings
  • developed policy and procedure for code deployments
  • trained and supported 2 junior system administrators
  • monitored infrastructure utilizing Nagios
  • performed load testing and prepared reports to determine site bottlenecks
  • responsible for 2 /24 networks and > 30 physical systems
  • provided implementation support to meet PCI guidelines
  • remotely administered customers external and cloud services
  • migrated DNS, server configurations, and web applications, and databases
  • administered firewall, internal network
  • created virtual machine clusters utilizing Linux KVM and VMWare
  • automated product platform installs
  • performed database tuning to improve product performance
  • deployed physical & virtual infrastructure on premises

NOC Technician

2015 - Present
FDC Servers, Denver

  • provided Tier 1 & 2 technical support
  • network administration
  • hardware maintenance/replacements
  • monitored NOC environment

NOC Technician

Aug 2012 - Jan 2013
Denver

  • provided Tier 1 & 2 technical support
  • managed services included Windows & Linux
  • hardware maintenance/replacements
  • L2 & L3 Network Troubleshooting
  • managed virtualized client machines on Hyper-V cluster
  • monitored NOC environment

Artillery

2008 - 2012
United States Marine Corps, Camp Pendleton

  • honorably discharged E-4 (Corporal)

Projects

StuntedRunt - An attempt at building a self-hosted PaaS, utilizing Laravel, Docker, DigitalOcean API and Flask. Utilizes a microservices design pattern.

Skills & Proficiency

Linux

Ansible / Config Management

Bash

Amazon Web Services

Docker

PHP

Python