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Lee Edward Bailey

Lee Edward Bailey

San Diego, CA, United States
Member since December 27, 2015
Lee is a full-stack DevOps architect who loves solving problems once-and-for-all. He enjoys writing tests, automating large-scale deployments, creating new libraries and frameworks, and walks on the beach. He's a natural leader and mentor. Lee is also great at building teams.
Lee is now available for hire
  • Linux, 12 years
  • JavaScript, 12 years
  • Django, 6 years
  • Python, 6 years
  • Distributed Programming, 4 years
  • AngularJS, 1 year
  • Docker Compose, 1 year
  • React, 1 year
San Diego, CA, United States
Preferred Environment
Unix, Git, Vim
The most amazing...
...project I've built is a real-time bidding software that displays 1BN ad units per day (12k/s) and helps optimize profitable segments.
  • CTO
    2010 - PRESENT
    Leeward Bound Corp
    • Worked on dozens of projects in the digital advertising space for over the past 8 years.
    • Designed and implemented high-volume, high-availability analytics engines.
    • Built tools of all shapes and sizes for acquisition, attribution and analytics to help optimize marketing efforts for large and small teams.
    • Implemented API integrations with Facebook, AdWords, and more.
    Technologies: Python, Django, Ruby, Rails, PHP, Redis, HBase, Elasticsearch
  • Contract
    2016 - 2016
    Flagship Marketing
    • Designed and implemented automatic server provisioning and health management utility.
    • Created a system for orchestrating the creation of thousands of Docker containers across hundreds of VMs in 10 data-centers worldwide.
    • Collected and ingested over 100,000 datapoints per minute to analyze system health and identify problems.
    • Engineered self-testing docker containers that autonomously monitor and heal themselves.
    • Built a real-time RESTful API for all statistics and management features.
    Technologies: Python, Django, React, EC2, DigitalOcean, Docker
  • Lead Developer + Architect
    2015 - 2015
    • Designed a new ad server handling a real load of 1 billion impressions per day (peaking at 20,000 impressions/second).
    • Reduced server costs by over 80% (from >$30k/mo).
    • Team building and leadership of a mismanaged development team increased developer output by over 2.5x.
    • Increased transparency and communication between development and upper management.
    • Developed a new automated movie download bot that scrapes over 100GB of video content per day.
    Technologies: PHP, Redis, MySQL
  • CTO, Technical Founder
    2014 - 2015
    Rebar Secure CRM
    • Created a load balancing billing gateway for recurring payments.
    • Optimized merchant account utilization based on cohorts and projected rebill rates.
    • Scaled a team up to 5 developers and 2 support staff members.
    • Developed a secure PCI-compliant credit card warehouse for storing sensitive data.
    • Designed, prototyped and implemented both the front-end and back-end services.
    Technologies: Python, Django
  • CTO
    2011 - 2012
    BeVo Media Affiliate Tracking Platform
    • Managed and motivated engineering team in developing ad tracking solutions.
    • Designed and implemented a Facebook Ads uploader before the official API supported it.
    • Automated testing of creative variations and tracking of stats across platforms.
    • Developed user attribution model and advanced analytic segmentation.
    Technologies: PHP, MySQL
  • Lead Engineer
    2009 - 2011
    Ads4Dough Affiliate Network
    • Developed auto-scaling landing page redundancy solutions for high volume media buys.
    • Assisting partners with tracking pixels and software integrations.
    • Developing frameworks for optimizing conversion rates across ad campaigns.
    Technologies: PHP, Python, Amazon EC2 (beta)
  • Software Developer Engineer (Intern)
    2008 - 2009
    • Designed, developed, and implemented an offline-mode Windows product key authorization service for developing nations.
    Technologies: C#, ASP.Net, MS SQL
  • GlobeTrotter (Development)

    This provides real-time analytics for high volume advertising campaigns; it optimizes media buys for thousands of segments and datapoints, instantly detects outliers and problems hidden in big traffic influxes.

  • Languages
    Python, JavaScript, SQL, PHP, Ruby
  • Frameworks
    Django, Flask, Ruby on Rails (RoR), AngularJS, Redux
  • Libraries/APIs
    Fabric, Facebook Ads API, AdWords API, React
  • Tools
    GitLab, GitHub, Docker Compose, Adobe Photoshop, Git, SaltStack, JSX, Webpack
  • Paradigms
    Distributed Programming, DRY
  • Platforms
    Linux, Mac OS, Docker, Android
  • Storage
    MySQL, PostgreSQL, Redis, NoSQL
  • Other
    Analytics, Big Data, Attribution Modeling
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