Unix/Linux Systems Engineer with Technical, Managerial, and Project leadership experience covering a wide variety of Internet, business, and engineering environments. Welcoming challenging opportunities with growing companies to apply experience, expertise, and further develop technical and leadership skills.
Specialties: Atlassian Confluence and JIRA, UNIX/Linux infrastructure services; Linux hi-performance compute clusters; UNIX/Linux workstation administration; Hi-availability configurations including loadbalancing; Network Appliance Filer administration; Backup and Archive planning; all infrastructure software services including but not limited to DNS, NTP, NIS, NFS, PXE, DHCP, HTTP, FTP, SSH, SFTP, rsync, X, NX, and VNC.
I have a wide range of digital experience ranging from designing and developing traditional and mobile websites to architecting multi-tier enterprise web applications for large and small businesses. I'm as comfortable writing code as I am using Photoshop and have never met a programming language I didn't like – well except for Visual Basic. I have developed websites and applications for Dell, Samsung, AT&T, BMW, UnitedHealthcare, Special Olympics, the City of Austin, TxDOT and Texas Health and Human Services Commission.
I am experienced in information architecture, contextual design, usability, accessibility, responsive design, and workflow modeling. I am a team leader with demonstrated ability to clarify and explain complex ideas to creative and development teams, clients, and end users. Driving me is a lifelong interest in technology and a passion for creating, finding, learning, and testing new ideas, tools, and concepts.
Languages: Java, Python, C#, ASP.NET MVC, Entity Framework, SQL, HTML, CSS, jQuery, PHP
Methodologies: Agile/SCRUM, Contextual Design, OOP, REST, Responsive Design
Information Architecture: User Profiling, Wireframes, Process Modeling, Prototyping, Testing, Documenting functional and technical requirements
Software & Tools: JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket, Bamboo, Jenkins, GitHub, GitLab, Zephyr, QASymphony, Visual Studio, SQL Server, Team Foundation Server, TeamCity, Windows Azure, MySQL, PhotoShop, Illustrator, MS Office, Project, Visio, WordPress, Drupal, many 3rd-party APIs (Atlassian, Google, Amazon, PayPal, Yelp, Exact Target, Givex)