We are all apprentices...
I am a humble, collaborative, ambitious, and continuously learning DevOps engineer. I have been delivering large-scale distributed systems and mission-critical infrastructure services for over two decades. In that time I have developed a wide range of experience which includes being an individual contributor, technical lead, architect and hands-on manager.
I am passionate about DevOps culture and SRE principles as ways to rally people with diverse backgrounds around shared outcomes; increasing productivity while simultaneously improving quality of life through the tenacious pursuit of automation and elimination of toil.
I am familiar with multiple cloud infrastructure providers, including Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform, as well as multiple container orchestration frameworks including Kubernetes and Cloud Foundry. I am well versed in Agile practices, Lean Product Development, and Infrastructure as Code.
I am pragmatic in both my work style and technology choices, seeing the world as a series of trade-offs that must be carefully considered and occasionally reevaluated. I have worked fully remote for over a decade, am an excellent communicator, and highly effective at asynchronous collaboration. I value flexibility, autonomy and deep focus enabling a state of flow. I love Linux, Vim, Git and opportunities to solve new puzzles in a variety of languages.
Seasoned practitioner of DevOps and SRE
Real-world experience on every public IaaS
Building in Shell, Node.js and Go
GitOps combined with Ansible and Terraform
Kubernetes and Cloud Foundry
Jenkins, Drone, CircleCI, Concourse
Nagios, Prometheus, Grafana, ELK
User centered, focussed on value