Senior Sysadmin and DevOps Engineer
Specializing In cloud infrastructure, automation, and ops at scale. CI/CD, DevOps, and ChatOps are all passions of mine, and I have a history of rapidly deploying and improving solutions from 4 to 4,000 nodes.
People on LinkedIn say I'm fantastic at systems engineering and administration, with over 20 years direct experience managing systems, people, and networks from 10 to 10,000. Hold nearly 30 sysadmin certifications, with some listed at bottom (yawn).
I'm an engineering virtualist (rather than generalist) where I dig deep into complex subjects such as automated system deployment, virtualization, Linux + Windows, and more. Then I combine that with *legendary* people skills. I get excited when helping architect a vision to turn your business problems into reliable IT solutions. I can advise clients considering the cloud on decisions to move or stay on-premise. I can rescue your fragile cloud design and turn it into something rock solid. I can fit in as an IT leader: mentoring the junior support staff and advising the CTO or CIO.
I truly enjoy working as part of a team to consistently improve a system to deliver more business value through reliability, performance, and rapid change.
Every employer and client has wanted to keep and promote me, and I'm confident you'll think the same.