Director of DevOps and Infrastructure Engineering at Kyriba Software
San Diego, CA
***I only keep the last two jobs updated in LinkedIn for privacy reasons. If you'd like a full resume, please DM me.*** Experienced engineering leader of 18+ years with proficiency in DevOps primarily, Software/Systems Development Life Cycles, Server/Enterprise Architecture, VMware, cloud technologies, software engineering, disaster recover/resiliency, and automation/orchestration. I am a proven manager and team player with each organization I've worked for, cultivating new processes and relationships with everyone involved. My main interest is in the ability or opportunity to create, manage and improve the design process within DevOps/Engineering and to better create efficiency for the business itself. I pride myself on project accountability and becoming a member of an organized team by relying heavily on my military experience where I worked on large projects across a wide variety of organizations and providing executive level management. I am also an avid rugby player and fan, so you know teamwork is my motto!
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Jul 2020 - Present
Part time professor of DevOps/Soft. Engineering at CalTech, helping teach industry tools inside orchestration, software engineering, compsci context, and cloud adoption.
Sep 2019 - Present
Director of DevOps and Infrastructure Engineering
Director over DevOps and Infrastructure engineering teams with a focus to automate cloud architectures and ensure delivery of our SaaS products to customers worldwide. We handle a wide variety of advanced engineering systems, placing high focus on orchestration, immutable infra, and engineering stability activities. Technologies like terraform enterprise, chef, APM tools, kubernetes/docker, CI/CD, all run inside our world class hybrid datacenters focused on AWS and vSphere.
Sep 2017 - Sep 2019
Manager - DevOps/Cloud/Engineering
Lead large teams to complete complex initiatives at higher levels. Fostered partnerships with CIOs/CTOs for excellent deliverables to improve technical efficiency and integrations into business processes/pipelines with a focus on DevOps, Software/Systems Engineering, and Enterprise Architecture. Focuses: -Infrastructure Technologies/Cloud Services - main focus on AWS/Azure migrations, automation and operationalizing applications -DevOps (CI, CD and Automation) -Process Improvement -SDLC/ITIL -Technical Program and Project Management -Disaster Resiliency, Backup/Recovery and Implementations -Systems and Software Engineering, focused on Obj. oriented design, CICD pipelines, automated QA and resiliency -Storage and Compute Assessments -Network Virtualization -Powershell Utilization and Design
Georgia Institute of Technology
Master of Science (MS), Software Engineering
Florida Institute of Technology
Master of Science (M.S.), Information Systems
Louisiana Tech University
Bachelor's degree, General/Engineering
U.S Army Signals Training
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
U.S. Army Adjutant School