Technology is my passion. I've shaped my life, and 16 years of professional experience around it. AWS is my playground. It's an obsession, really.
The cloud is a superpower that a driven man can use to make his impact on the world. Applying cutting edge information technology in clever and intuitive ways is what I do.
I work every day to move the needle on cloud compliance for efficiency, security, and cost optimization using the latest in containers, serverless, and automation.
Analyzing and addressing security and spending risks across hundreds of AWS accounts, and millions of dollars per month in infrastructure spending.
Learning wide array of AWS services, cloud security & cost control implementations, actively exploited vulnerabilities, and secure coding practices.
Developing education, detection, and mitigation strategies that enable software engineers to build secure applications in the cloud without overspending.
Organized migration to robust CI/CD infrastructure and provided complete platform upon which software engineers can review, build, test, deploy, and monitor.
Learned configuration management and infrastructure automation, logging and monitoring, IT project management, SDLC, containers, and Linux administration.
Improved SCM, CI/CD, and artifact management uptime and reliability. Provided path forward, removing dependencies on legacy and outdated platforms.
Analyzed, prioritized, & managed the resolution of a wide variety of costly business problems during both business hours and 24x7 on-call.
Learned emergency problem triage and analysis, global communication and efficient problem management, and cost & postmortem analysis.
Minimized the impact of ongoing production issues, saving tens of thousands of dollars each week. Prevented re-occurrence of problems through accurate and complete analysis. Briefed executives with summaries of high-impact business problems.
Performed maintenance, monitoring, and code deployments on global production infrastructure. Developed tools for systematizing manual tasks.
Learned e-commerce IT operations, web development, change & work management, and Windows domain administration.
Increased site uptime and reliability. Enabled consistent work tracking and site health historical analysis through tooling.
Designed and assembled desktop and portable computer systems for use by law enforcement during forensic collection of computer crimes evidence.
Learned system design, customer service, vendor management, quality assurance, and on-site technical skills.
Increased product quality baseline and lowered frequency of repair and warranty returns.
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