Experienced in systems management, lifecycle management, engineering, and architecture, all leading to specializing in data management and data systems engineering. I can bring my expertise in various open source data platforms to the table, along with my ability to adapt and learn quickly.
June 2021 - Current Solera | Dallas, TX
Continuation of my work from Dealersocket after Solera purchased Dealersocket. More emphasis on leadership and mentorship over performing technical duties. Assist in expansion of responsibilities for the team as we adopt new technologies and apply DevOps principles.
April 2018 – June 2021 Dealersocket | Dallas, TX
Continuation of my work at Dealersocket, but as leader of a team of database administrators and taking on additional open source data storage and movement technologies, such as Elasticsearch and Kafka. Lead team into adoption of infrastructure as code via a DevOps initiative.
October 2015 – April 2018 Dealersocket | Dallas, TX
As a continuation from my work at Dealertrack after the Inventory+ product was purchased by Dealersocket, manage MySQL and MongoDB clusters in AWS. Continued responsibility of performance tuning and capacity planning, along with cost optimizations.
February 2013 - October 2015 Dealertrack Technologies | Dallas, Texas
Manage MySQL and MongoDB clusters. Senior administrator and engineer for MongoDB for various parts of the company, managing multiple MongoDB clusters. Responsible for performance tuning and capacity planning, as well as production support.
January 2012 - January 2013 Dealertrack Technologies | Dallas, TX
Architect, engineer, and manage Linux based systems running Apache, perl based application, MySQL, MongoDB, and various monitoring and management tools. Perform automation, performance tuning, and capacity planning.
October 2007 - January 2012 Verizon | Irving, TX
Architect and engineer build and release automation. Maintenance and management of SCM applications such as ClearCase, Subversion, ClearQuest, Git, and other tools. Perform build and release duties alongside developers and project management
December 2006 - October 2007 Essilor of America | Dallas, TX
Engineer and manage SCO OpenServer based systems running proprietary software that managed lens manufacturing labs. Create automation and manage infrastructure for administrators and users of the systems.
February 2004 - December 2006 The Planet | Dallas, TX
Provide first level support and monitoring in a network operations center of one of many datacenters. Covered monitoring of thousands of servers while also providing technical assistance to customers. Additionally worked higher level requests as necessary beyond my normal duties
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