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Welcome to my page.  When I’m not waiting on food, I work for the Federal Government at the Department of Veterans Affairs as a Site Reliability Engineer.  No, I’m not a food critic.

About

Innovative, results-driven IT professional with more than 18 years of practical, hands-on experience. Notable success administering small to medium sized IT infrastructures with a broad range of initiatives from analyzing, to planning, to implementing solutions in support of business objectives. Excellent interpersonal, collaboration, and problem-solving skills, known for versatility, and ability to “wear many hats.” Acquires / assimilates new skills quickly, able to “hit the ground running.

Past Experience

Site Reliability Engineer – Halfaker and Associates, LLC

Federal Government contractor working with the High Performance Operations Division (HPOD) team at the Veterans Affairs (VA) Financial Services Center (FSC) with responsibilities developing innovative solutions to facilitate the migration of applications, systems, and services, shifting from on-premise to Microsoft Azure Government and AWS Government Cloud.

DevOps Engineer – Senseye, Inc.

Worked on research project with the Air Force funded by the Army Futures Command. Responsible for on-premise and cloud based compute and storage infrastructure, software deployments, and database support.

Cloud Solution Architect (Storage) – Cloud49

State Government contractor working with the Texas Data Center Services (DCS) and the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) to drive cutting edge digital technology. Primary responsibilities focused on the installation and support of Ctera cloud gateways for both the public (GovCloud) and private cloud sectors using AWS and Azure cloud storage services.

Manager, Client Services and DevOps – Unwired Nation, Inc.

Responsible for the implementation, operation, measurement, and documentation activities of customer and technical operations, meeting SSAE 16, FFIEC, and PCI requirements. Additional duties include aiding the business in formulating and administering department planning and execution of customer and business requirements, including product build process, customer support operations, internal and external physical infrastructure, production cloud infrastructure, and QA process.


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