Site Reliability Engineer II2019 - PRESENTPGI
Technologies: Kubernetes, AWS, Kops, Helm
- Supported daily Kubernetes upgrades, maintenance and operation.
- Developed Python applications to assist teams with 'making things easier' for development and others.
- Developed Terraform/Terragrunt frameworks for Kubenetes deployments.
DevOps Engineer Staff2015 - 2019Blackberry Cylance
Technologies: AWS, Linux, Python, Puppet, Consul, Terraform, Terragrunt, Jenkins, Docker, MS SQL, Windows, Datadog
- Developed a Python Zabbix ETL app for the eventual consistency of config and alert settings across multiple Zabbix regions.
- Headed many team innovations and documentation guidelines; many of the ideas for team processes were implemented.
- Built numerous auto-healing services utilizing HashiCorp consul, consul templates, and Terraform/Terragrunt.
- Oversaw client/virus model download system via Nginx caching abilities utilizing ephemeral volumes for super fast downloads for everyone!
- Developed a full Django deployment portal (Beryl, blue/green deploy). This allowed our development team to use a website, click around, set pull-down menus, and click a button to roll out new versions of our software suite onto Amazon.
- Led major Terraform/Terragrunt and Puppet module development.
DevOps Automation Engineer2011 - 2015Dynamic Concepts Inc
Technologies: Python, Bash, Linux, Plesk, Chef, PHP
- Developed an initial Chef cookbook with automation into AWS.
- Developed back end software utilizing AWS API to automate AWS instance build requests from a custom Plesk front end.
- Pioneered ModSecurity WAF layer into Nginx installations.
- Managed named/BIND files and configuration for public DNS resolvers.
Senior Support Engineer2005 - 2011eEye Digital Security
Technologies: Windows, Linux, Powershell, Cisco, Intrusion Detection Systems, Patch Management
- Managed enterprise client installation support and handling of software issues.
- Served as the primary contact for debugging of software platform application deployments for enterprise clients.
- Oversaw many KB articles and how-to guides to assist customers with deployments.
- Accelerated my position to a senior level very quickly due to my ability to think on my feet and debug mostly anything.