A hands-on leader for Systems Engineering in a production UNIX environment; making the world a better place, one hack a time.
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… and much more!
Technical Program Manager, Google
Mountain View, CA; Charleston, SC — 2012-present (currently employed)
2014: Program management & hands-on contribution for industrial automation
2013: Capacity & people management of a critical user-facing service; managing 7 in the US, partnering with another office.
2012: Overseeing capacity management for a large infrastructure service. IC on a team of 14+, split between two offices.
Director, Island Services; Senior Manager, Network Engineering; Senior Manager, Service Engineering; Principal Service Engineer: Yahoo!
Sunnyvale, CA — 2008-2012 (4.5 years)
Technologies: RHEL, Perl, shell scripting, custom system management and monitoring, large-scale data center, Foundry SLB
50+% hands-on contribution including 24x7 on-call
1/10-4/12: Director, Island Services; Senior Manager, Network Engineering
Managing the operations for Yahoo!s custom GSLB, Edge Proxy, and Caching solution:
9/08-12/09: Senior Manager, Service Engineering
Managing the serving operations team for an acquired advertising product:
12/07-9/08: Principal Service Engineer; Senior Manager, Service Engineering
Managing the serving operations team for a new product:
Systems Engineer; Data Center Manager; Sr. Systems Administrator: MobiTV
Emeryville, CA — 2005-2007 (2.5 years)
Systems Engineer, Office of the CTO
Managing several new projects for the CTO’s office:
Data Center Manager
In addition to ongoing SA duties, lead a team of 3-5 engineers and 2 outsourced management partners for worldwide data center operations.
Senior Systems Administrator
Production System Admin / Architect for ~ 200 RHEL 3 servers in the US and UK. On
a team with 4 other SAs for on-call rotation, as well as primary role for redesigning and
deploying a new production data center.
Technologies: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Outside Sales Engineer; Data Return, LLC
Pleasanton, CA — 2004-2005 (1 year)
Solution Architect / Sales Engineer supporting 7 District Sales Managers in the Western US.
Technologies: Sun & Solaris, HP with Windows 2003, Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Prior to 2004
Mixed System Administration & Software Development roles
San Francisco, CA; Tallahassee, FL; Melbourne, FL; Atlanta, GA
Florida State University
Master of Business Administration — 2000
Focus on Entrepreneurial Finance. Employed full time in two research departments as a UNIX systems administrator.
Georgia Institute of Technology
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science — 1997
Specializations in EE Digital Systems; Graphics, Visualization, and Usability; Software Engineering
Employed as TA; UNIX Adminstrator in several labs; engineer for Technologic, Inc; engineer for NationsBank
Hands-on / technical
Available upon request.