A dedicated advocate of cloud, automation, and DevOps technologies and a passionate senior leader with over 10 years of experience
architecting, supporting, and managing IT teams and technologies within large enterprise
Manage and lead both the onshore and offshore Cloud Platform Engineering
& Infrastructure Apps teams.
Oversee automation and DevOps strategies through the implementation and
operations of monitoring (New Relic/CloudWatch), automation &
configuration management (Chef/AWS), version control systems (GitLab/GitHub),
and continuous integration (Jenkins, CodeDeploy, and CodeBuild).
Built from the ground up application monitoring of primary mission critical
applications and the infrastructure monitoring of 3000+ physical
and virtual servers.
Successfully lead one of Vistra's retail web sites through a DevOps and
public cloud transformation resulting in a 75% decrease in infrastructure
OpEx costs, as well as a 200% increase in release time.
Currently leading the cloud engineering organization, utilizing an Infrastructure
as Code (IaC) model to provide IaaS and PaaS services to private
(VMware) and public (AWS) clouds.
Managed a small development team, as well as designed and developed real-time
dashboards and desktop and mobile web applications used by executives
and business units for performance monitoring/reporting.
Built custom application solution to automate the validation and uptime
of core DevOps applications.
Lead administrator and architect of New Relic, an enterprise APM tool,
monitoring the internal performance of critical applications across
multiple business units.
Architected, implemented and deployed LISTSERV mail service for use across
the enterprise. Designed and coded front-end interface for easier
consumption of subscriptions for users.
Assisted in the interviewing, hiring, training of new team members.
Nov 2010 – Jun 2012
Developer / Analyst
Pinnacle Technical Resources
Automated senior IT leadership reports and analytics through a custom
developed web portal.
Significantly improved infrastructure monitoring quality by continually
tuning alerts and reducing false positive
Routinely presented and defended operation process improvements in Change
Advisory Board (CAB) meetings.
Using an ITIL-based framework, gathered requirements, designed, and developed
process flows for ITSM processes, decreasing defect resolution times.
Produceed high-quality documentation including process flows, end-user
instructions, and technical training guides.
Microsoft Windows Server
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Training and Development
VMware vRealize Suite
Education / Certification
BS in Business Administration – Information Technology (Summa Cum Laude)