Jonathan Weismann, Linux Developer in Tampa, FL, United States
Jonathan Weismann

Linux Developer in Tampa, FL, United States

Member since September 19, 2019
Jonathan is security clearance approved and Cloud Vendor Certified with a focus on total infrastructure administration, combining management skill sets to produce on-time results for companies that range from airlines to government entities. He can lead personnel for IT-related projects and is highly motivated to work with vendors to deploy the very best in the field of new technologies.
Jonathan is now available for hire


  • Toptal
    Amazon Web Services (AWS), JavaScript, Ansible, Terraform, DevOps, AWS
  • Clare Controls
    Amazon Web Services (AWS), Java, Shell, Ansible, Jira, Linux, AWS
  • Technatomy
    Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, AWS, Ansible, Linux



Tampa, FL, United States



Preferred Environment

Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, AWS, Linux

The most amazing...

...project I've worked on was migrating thousands of systems to the cloud on an epic scale.


  • Senior Solutions Architect

    2019 - PRESENT
    • Handled third-party tools to audit, configure, and secure a multi-region AWS deployment focused on mitigating high-risk vulnerabilities to all business components.
    • Utilized Terraform to streamline deployment and automation for continuous monitoring and deployment to the production environment.
    • Created Jenkins tasks in the CI/CD pipeline to periodically audit, notify, and eliminate security vulnerabilities in custom packages and open-source software.
    • Installed, configured, and managed Atlassian products, including Jira, Confluence, and Bamboo, among others.
    Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), JavaScript, Ansible, Terraform, DevOps, AWS
  • Senior IT Engineer

    2015 - PRESENT
    Clare Controls
    • Created a CI/CD pipeline with Jenkins, Ansible, AWS, EKS (Kubernetes), and Git to reduce production pipeline to containers for rapid deployment of applications.
    • Migrated multiple systems spread over global datacenters onto AWS Linux EC2 instances with MySQL RDS focused on security, scalability, and redundancy.
    • Set up custom systems running Java, Apache (HTTP proxy), and MySQL.
    • Documented custom applications with a record to Confluence knowledgebase.
    • Established an IT helpdesk with ticket reporting, time to resolutions, and purchase orders.
    • Organized networking and security audits on customized hardware, software, and internally used equipment regarding CVE alerting.
    • Installed Windows 2012 systems on top of Hyper-V platform with System Center Virtual Manager consolidating standalone servers onto clustered hosts.
    • Managed around ten internal employees and external contractors to provide enterprise infrastructure, streamline user authentication, and create a help desk system for tracking tickets and workloads.
    Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Java, Shell, Ansible, Jira, Linux, AWS
  • Senior Systems Engineer

    2016 - 2019
    • Oversaw the project as the subject matter expert for RedHat Enterprise Linux systems 5/6/7 for authentication and security platforms.
    • Migrated the platform from on-premises to Microsoft Azure, including setup, configuration, and systems deployment with automation tools such as Ansible and PowerShell.
    • Managed a team of administrators and engineers to design end-to-end solutions from development to production with a mindset to continuous development and integration.
    • Spearheaded the architecture of the IBM Identify Manager Security software suite with development teams to replace end-of-life software.
    • Identified security vulnerabilities with a focus on automation and remediation of risk-based findings.
    • Created the documentation of installation guides for all stages of the application deployment to meet deliverable goals.
    Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, AWS, Ansible, Linux
  • Infrastructure Manager

    2014 - 2015
    • Managed 200 Red Hat 5/6 systems around the globe running customized Java applications.
    • Automated deployment of virtual machines using Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) and RHEV.
    • Migrated 100 servers from Red Hat 5 to Red Hat 6 with CFEngine and Puppet.
    • Set up new security and management software to protect edge infrastructure and provide intrusion detection.
    • Customized Apache, MySQL, and PostgreSQL packages for automated application installations.
    • Ran the data center consolidation from multiple sites to a new center with supported contracts, leased lines, and vendor contracts.
    Technologies: Java, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Apache, Puppet, RHEL
  • Director of DevOps

    2010 - 2014
    ThreatTrack Security
    • Spearheaded the rollout of the Cloudera Hadoop cluster on Red Hat Enterprise Linux for a big data project migrating several one-off systems into a central platform.
    • Oversaw the AWS administration of Mongo database servers, MySQL clusters, RHEL, and CentOS 5/6 servers.
    • Deployed VMware-certified clusters with hundreds of VM’s (Windows, Linux) for QA and test environments.
    • Developed a migration plan involving several departments locally and globally by combining several different processes on dozens of servers down to a high-availability clustered environment.
    • Coordinated with in-house staff and outside vendors to bring in cutting-edge technology to reduce overhead, adapt to changing technologies, and mitigate security risk.
    • Created SLAs for time-based responses for systems being down or offline with escalation and minimum resolution acceptability.
    Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Java, Apache, Hadoop, MySQL, AWS, RHEL
  • Systems Administrator Level IV

    2003 - 2010
    • Architected the virtualization platform with HP Blades running Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and Xen for a production environment. The product is a testbed for future High Availability configurations.
    • Deployed LAMP-based virtual development servers using an internally designed application running RHEL5, Apache 2.x, MySQL 5.x, and PHP 5.x.
    • Set up, supported, and configured Solaris 7,8,9 and 10 servers for use in the development environment, running development software including WebLogic, MQ Series, Informix, Oracle.
    • Developed the deployment strategy to migrate desktops running Red Hat 7.3, Windows 2000, and RHEL 3/5 with Windows XP for local and global environments.
    • Documented the server lab, including Solaris, HP-UX, Linux, and AIX servers for restoration purposes, and upgraded each operating system to the latest level.
    Technologies: Solaris, MySQL, Apache, LAMP, Cisco, VMware, Xen, RHEL


  • Migration of Veteran's Affairs to Microsoft Azure

    I designed, built, and deployed over 1,500 Linux systems to Microsoft Azure for the Veteran's Affairs while migrating custom, built off-the-shelf software applications with limited documentation and few knowledgeable resources.

  • Data Center to Cloud Migration

    I designed and implemented migrations from on-premises (local or in the data center) systems—ranging from simple data systems to complex clustered applications—to AWS, all the while providing documentation on how each piece of the puzzle worked.

  • ETL Cloud Pipeline

    The artificial intelligence and machine learning team required a new ETL pipeline tool to deliver insights to applications.

    I worked with dozens of departments, including cloud security, purchasing, operations, DevOps, and VP levels, from inception to delivery of this monolithic application for dozens of data scientists to provide near real-time data sets to applications.


  • Tools

    Jira, AWS ELB, Shell, Ansible, Puppet, Apache, VMware, Terraform, Git, AWS ECR, AWS ECS, AWS CodeBuild, AWS CLI, AWS CodeDeploy, SonarQube, GitLab, Amazon EKS, Bitbucket, Bamboo, AWS Glue
  • Platforms

    Linux, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Windows Server, Xen, LAMP, Solaris, Nexus, Azure, Azure PaaS, Docker
  • Other

    AWS, RHEL, AWS Cloud Architecture, Cisco, AWS CodePipeline, AWS DevOps, CI/CD Pipelines, Business Management, IT
  • Frameworks

    AWS HA, Hadoop
  • Paradigms

    Agile Workflow, DevOps, Continuous Deployment
  • Storage

    AWS S3, MySQL, PostgreSQL
  • Languages

    Java, JavaScript, Python, Bash Script, Snowflake
  • Libraries/APIs

    Jenkins Pipeline


  • Bachelor's Degree in IT Business Management
    2005 - 2007
    St. Petersburg College - St. Petersburg, Florida, United States

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