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Work Experience

Freelance SRE Consultant, March 2023 - Present

  • Consulting on architecture, reliability, cloud migrations, and security

Site Reliability Engineer, RenderJanuary 2023 - June 2023

  • Analyzed architectural risks in custom data sync protocol

  • Improved continuous integration for kubernetes configuration

SRE Consultant, Oso HQFebruary 2022 - June 2022

  • Supported initial launch of Oso Cloud, authorization as a service

Site Reliability Engineer, U.S. Digital ServiceDecember 2020 - February 2022

  • Led quiet vaccines.gov covid-19 vaccine search tool launch

Site Reliability Engineer, PlanetscaleJanuary 2019 - November 2020

  • Automated deployment of Kubernetes, supporting infrastructure on AWS, GCP

  • Built prometheus based monitoring stack and created incident response process

Creator, CloudlessJuly 2018 - November 2020

  • Created Cloudless, a prototype for low level cloud portable deployment

Site Reliability Engineer, U.S. Digital ServiceJuly 2016 - July 2018

  • Launched login.gov on AWS, Terraform, and Chef, now supporting 5 million users

  • Supported quiet launch of qpp.cms.gov across 6 remote DevOps teams

Site Reliablility Engineer, URXAugust 2014 - April 2016

  • Managed 5+ engineers and 30+ services in zero downtime datacenter upgrade

  • Created lock free high performance persistent crawler queue

Database Systems Engineer, MongoDBAugust 2012 - June 2014

  • Core maintainer, wrote "willitlink" to fix massive dependency problems

Storage Engineering Intern, NetAppJune-August 2011, 2012

  • Wrote automation and enhanced SCSI support for NetApp disk arrays


B.S. in Mathematics / Computer Science - Brown University, Providence, RI
M.Sc. in Computer Science - Brown University, Providence, RI

Teaching Experience

  • Conference Talks: OSCON, MongoDB Days, Scale 11x, NoSQL Now
  • Online Class: M101JS: MongoDB for Node.js developers
  • Teaching Assistant: Operating Systems, Computing, Multivariable Calculus

Software Experience

  • Languages: C, C++, Intel x86 assembly, MIPS assembly, Bash, Perl, Python, Ruby, Java, Scala, Golang, Rust, Javascript, PHP
  • Operating Systems: Linux, FreeBSD, MacOS
  • Datastores: MySQL, Vitess, MongoDB, Kafka, Elasticsearch, HBase, HDFS, Ceph, Zookeeper
  • Data Processing: Hadoop Mapreduce, Apache Spark
  • Operations: AWS, GCP, Ansible, OpenVPN, Wireguard, Bind DNS, LDAP, sssd, Apache Mesos, Jenkins CI, Chef, Terraform, Kubernetes, Prometheus, Victoria Metrics