Work History

M1 Finance, Chicago, IL

Senior Site Reliabilty Engineer

Apr 2022 - Present

Maintain infrastructure, deployment pipelines, and monitoring systems to support a large development staff and ensure new features can be delivered rapidly without impacting production workloads. Assist developers with deploying and making changes to backend cloud infrastructure.

Maven Wave, Chicago, IL

Cloud Reliability Engineer

Nov 2021 - Apr 2022

Design management and technical processes for a new business unit focused on delivering managed service offerings rapidly at scale. Lead team projects and provide guidance to junior staff to assist with delivering on department goals.

Deft, Chicago, IL

Lead Platform Architect

March 2020 – Nov 2021

Develop new solutions for internal and customer-facing services with a focus on automation, scale, and manageability. Train and mentor a diverse team of engineers to support best practices and forward-thinking design principles such as automated builds/testing, infrastructure as code (IaC), and continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD).

Systems Engineer II

April 2017 – March 2020

Quickly respond to change requests and monitor system performance for a large and varied customer base. Deploy networking, firewalls, load balancers, virtualization, and storage for new customer orders. Create internal process documentation for a group of over 20 engineers and track billable time.

Ferrara Candy Company, Oakbrook Terrace, IL

Systems Engineer

July 2015 – March 2017

Meet with stakeholders to assess needs and develop new systems based on best practices and business requirements. Manage the day-to-day operations of several interdependent business applications and provide assistance for escalated support requests.

Professional Convention Management Association, Chicago, IL

Network Administrator

September 2011 – July 2015

Solely responsible for the daily operation and maintenance of 50 virtual and physical servers and 70 client workstations. Plan and deploy infrastructure that suits business goals. Evaluate new vendors and working with management to develop short term and long term plans for the department.