Alex Moore, Developer in Pleasant Grove, UT, United States
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Alex Moore

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Software Developer

Pleasant Grove, UT, United States
Toptal Member Since
November 19, 2018

Alex is passionate about creating solutions that help people reach their goals and significantly make things in their lives easier. A love of learning and technology has led Alex to work on amazing projects with equally fantastic people. He's driven by the desire to better people's lives and profit in the service of many people.


Amazon Web Services (AWS), Kubernetes, GitLab, GitLab CI/CD, GitHub, Terraform...
More Empowered, Inc.
Web Design, iOS, Android, Ionic, SaltStack, JavaScript
Flexion, Inc.
Amazon Web Services (AWS), Terraform, Python




Preferred Environment

Git, MacOS, Linux, Atom, Emacs

The most amazing...

...thing I've developed were highly automated software pipelines for Kubernetes and VMware to support thousands of servers.

Work Experience

Principal DevOps Cloud Engineer and Team Lead

2020 - PRESENT
  • Set up and maintained cloud infrastructure using Terraform and Terragrunt.
  • Built automation using GitLab pipelines, Github, and AWS.
  • Integrated Atlassian Jira and Artifactory with Gitlab pipelines.
Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Kubernetes, GitLab, GitLab CI/CD, GitHub, Terraform, Terragrunt, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE)

Lead Developer

2015 - PRESENT
More Empowered, Inc.
  • Supported many businesses in the development of software solutions for their businesses. This is a consulting business that focuses on technology and business coaching development.
  • Created a mobile app design for hybrid apps on iOS and Android.
  • Set up a simple website for a small business.
  • Implemented a Facebook page and integrated the Facebook API for websites and mobile apps.
  • Created business plans and also managed them.
Technologies: Web Design, iOS, Android, Ionic, SaltStack, JavaScript

DevOps Cloud Engineer

2019 - 2020
Flexion, Inc.
  • Supported a team with Python deployments via Docker.
  • Implemented ECS clusters for deployment scalability.
  • Used AWS lambda services for automation and transformation of data.
  • Supported build and deployment pipeline with CI/CD in CloudBees Jenkins.
  • Maintained and deployed infrastructure using Terraform.
Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Terraform, Python

Senior DevOps Engineer

2018 - 2018
Medici Ventures, Inc.
  • Supported the back-end development team in packaging and deploying the microservices to the Google cloud using GitLab, Artifactory, Helm, Vault, and Terraform.
  • Architected the Kubernetes environments for testing staging and production.
  • Architected the CI/CD pipelines using GitLab and Helm.
  • Deployed Rancher, LDAP, and Vault servers for the management of developer access.
  • Deployed and managed Google cloud services for GKE, firewalls, SAML-auth, Cloud SQL, and more.
Technologies: PostgreSQL, Java, Vault, HashiCorp, Terraform, Kubernetes, Docker, Bash, Python, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE)

Senior DevOps Engineer

2016 - 2018
Sling TV Dish Network
  • Supported multiple development teams as part of a DevOps and Cloud-Native team.
  • Deployed and managed the Atlassian Suite of tools and build services for project management, builds, and releases (such as Jira, Bitbucket, HipChat, Bamboo, Artifactory, and Jenkins).
  • Developed CI/CD pipelines.
  • Constructed multiple TerraForm deployment plans. These plans were used for both deployment of servers and load testing by scaling services up and down.
  • Developed one-click deployment of Kubernetes environments and Rancher 1.0 servers to VMware and AWS.
  • Developed and managed internal VM requests and deployments.
  • Wrote SaltStack formulas for the configuration management and provisioning of thousands of servers.
Technologies: Artifactory, Bitbucket, Jenkins, Helm, Go, Django, Python, SaltStack, Kubernetes

DevOps Build and Release Engineer

2015 - 2016
Storagecraft Technology Corporation
  • Developed SaltStack formulas and plans.
  • Managed build servers using Jenkins and Bamboo.
  • Implemented package management for Windows, CentOS, and Ubuntu packages.
  • Crafted CMake build plans.
  • Oversaw the Atlassian stack of tools including Jira, Bamboo, HipChat, and Bitbucket self-hosted services.
  • Managed VMware ESXi services.
Technologies: SaltStack, Qt, Windows Server, Linux, C, C++, CMake, Python
2005 - 2012

Minor in Japanese

University of Utah - Salt Lake City, Utah

2005 - 2012

Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering

University of Utah - Salt Lake City, UT, USA


Jira REST API, jQuery, Google Cloud API, React, Facebook SDK, Terragrunt


AWS IAM, SaltStack, Terraform, Vagrant, CMake, Jira, Artifactory, Git, GitHub, GitLab CI/CD, Bitbucket, Bamboo, Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE), Amazon Elastic Container Registry (ECR), VMware, Cordova Plugins, NPM, Subversion (SVN), HashiCorp, Istio, Emacs, Atom, Vault, Helm, Jenkins, RabbitMQ, HipChat, GitLab


Ionic 3, Angular, Django, Ionic, Spring Boot, Qt


Python 2, Python 3, Bash, JavaScript, C++, SQL, Python, C, PHP 5, Java, Go, Ruby, TypeScript, C#, Scala


Agile, DevOps, Mobile Development, Concurrent Programming


Amazon Web Services (AWS), Kubernetes, Amazon EC2, Rancher, Linux, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Docker, WordPress, Google Cloud SDK, AWS Lambda, MacOS, Android, iOS, Windows Server, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, Cilium


Firebase Realtime Database, Amazon S3 (AWS S3), Google Cloud, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Google Cloud SQL, MongoDB

Industry Expertise

Web Design


Google Cloud Functions, Debian Packaging, GitFlow, Google, Firebase Hosting, Firewalls, RPM Packaging, Scalable Architecture, Processing & Threading, Linux Kernel Modules, SAML-auth, Cloud, Electrical Engineering, Japanese

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