Work Experience & Projects:
- Director of Engineering, Nebula Inc
- Director of Automation and Cloud Services at Disney Connected and Advanced Technologies
- 24 years experience in development, system administration and system analysis.
- 15 years experience leading and mentoring engineering and development staff.
- Proven ability to create and direct effective teams to accomplish amazing things.
- Diverse experience encompassing both small organizations and large institutions.
- Worked within environments from 3 to 30,000 employees.
- Managed systems supporting multiple geographic locations.
- Management and support of over 5000 servers in heterogeneous OS environments (Windows and Linux).
- Software development using Python, Objective-C, C#, Perl, C, and Java,
- Mac desktop and iPhone development (SeattleBus)
- Standalone GUI to n-tier application development with Postgres, MySQL, SQLServer, and Oracle databases.
- Web services and applications development with Python using the Django web application framework.
- Holistic and deep involvement with developement, quality assurance and operations for multiple web based service plaforms.
- Test directed development, continuous integration, and continuous deployment.
- Development support and management of version control systems, bug tracking, system metrics and monitoring and configuration management systems.
Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering and Bachelor of Science Computer Engineering, May 1990 from University of Missouri – Columbia, MO.
- Member of ACM
- Member of the Center for Wooden Boats
- Founder, Seattle Xcoders SIG
- Project Technical Lead for OpenStack Keystone
- Technical Committee member and Contributor to OpenStack IaaS platform
- Contributor to Django python web framework
- Contributor to Keystone (identity and authorization system) and OpenStack in general
- Contributor to Review Board code review web application
- Creator of the Eyes open source monitoring project (inactive)
- Creator of the Django-Queue-Service open source project (retired)
- Contributor to UnitKit Objective-C testing framework (retired)