Experience

My objective is to find and help great companies deliver greater value by maximizing the intersection of creativity and information technology for the benefit of humanity.

2016 September - Present

Mark43

GovTech

SENIOR DEVOPS ENGINEER

  • Built API route management system to ease application integration and health monitoring.
  • Centralized police authentication system, securely linking departments into unified federation.
  • Developed employee security education auditing tool to manage internal phishing campaigns.
  • Created internal encryption key and certificate management applications.
  • Designed "Copbox" for secure information exchanges between police officers.
  • Prototyped facial recognition application for identifying persons of interest.

2014 November - 2016 May

Home Box Office

MediaTech

SENIOR INFRASTRUCTURE ENGINEER

  • Incrementally off-boarded legacy systems out of several US data-centers onto Amazon Web Services, building middleware to facilitate the support of network traffic spikes brought on by Game of Thrones.
  • Designed build pipelines and acceptance test harnesses to facilitate faster integration and regression testing.
  • Lead engineering efforts for "Greenseer", an internal site-reliability tool for change tracking, incident communication, and certificate management, integrated with the Time Warner corporate identity systems.

2014 May - 2014 November

Turner Broadcasting

AdTech

SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER

  • Developed internal software solutions as a consultant for EPIC Digital, a key part of Turner 2020 to manage digital advertising across CNN, AdultSwim, ESPN, Boomerang, HLN, and other Time Warner properties.
  • Lead the engineering initiative for "Helmet", Turner's advertising health coverage tool for digital real-estate.
  • Auomated the analysis of code changes to assess developer progress as we moved the Google Ad API from DE to DFP using custom web-crawlers.

2011 September - 2014 May

VisiKard Inc.

Social Media

DIRECTOR OF INFRASTRUCTURE

  • Managed team of over thirty engineers to ensure mobile ad integration with OpenX real-time bidding.
  • Migrated existing infrastructure onto AWS, sun-setting legacy systems to support growing traffic spikes.
  • Implemented natural language processing engines to analyze messages and identify influencers.
  • Integrated search and recommendation engines to suggest products and compatible profiles to users.
  • Developed internal CMS and user statistics dashboard to give support team control over user content.

Education

The heron asked the frog:
"What is water?"
In reply the frog said:
"The fish told me,
it's like air.
Which he read about,
in school."

2010 September - 2011 May

Boston University

Graduate School of Management

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE

2006 September - 2010 May

Suffolk University

Sawyer Business School

MEDIA STUDIES

BACHELOR'S DEGREE

Skills & Knowledge

If you run from technology, it will chase you.

Languages Used

Ruby
Python
JavaScript

Tools & Technologies

  • Continuous Integration
  • Test-Driven Development
  • Infrastructure Planning
  • Security Best Practices
  • Chef/Puppet/Ansible
  • Docker/Vagrant
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Rails/Spring/Django
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10+

Years Experience

15,000,000+

Satisfied Users

100+

Apps Deployed