SRE with focus on software-defined networking


Tech skills
- UNIX/Linux, 20 years
- Openstack, 6 years
- XenServer, 7 years

- Config mgmt (ansible, salt), 4 years
- Linux Containers (LXC), 6 years
- Docker, 4 years
- REST APIs, 6 years
- CDN (Akamai, Cloudfront) 4 years
- Python, 4 years
- Vagrant, 4 years
- Git/JIRA, 4 years

- MySQL, 8 years
- Apache/nginx, 7 years
- Load Balancing/Application Delivery Controllers, 4 years
- CDN (Akamai, Cloudfront) 4 years

- TCP/IP Networking, 8 years
- SSL/TLS, 8 years
- Software-defined networking/VPN, 4 years

Soft skills

Documentation: Top contributor to Rackspace docs, both public and private documentation
(see Contact ). Won award for more contributions to internal wiki. Administrator for Rackspace
forum site ( before it was shuttered in 2018.

Mentoring/Leadership: I send more emails to my teams internal distribution list than
anyone, Im asked to participate in more conference calls, I interview and help onboard new
members of my team.

Cross-team Collaboration "Silo Busting": Created blog to raise profile of my division within Rackspace;
frequently asked to participate in cross-division committees (security, OS standardization, etc)


Interesting problems to solve through collaboration and creativity. My current position is a hybrid between customer-facing support, product management, development, and operations. I enjoy the variety and pressure.

Employment Preferences
Expected Base Salary

**5,000 USD

Academic Degree

Total Professional Experience

18 years

Startup Experience

no experience

Big-Tech Companies

no experience

Enterprise Experience

10 years
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