Software Engineer whose primary goal is to be a force multiplier for organizations and communities by documenting, mentoring, and working to continuously improve processes and tooling.
Software Engineer on the Windows team, responsible for development and maintenance of projects including all supported modules which manage resources on Windows and the Visual Studio Code Puppet extension. Also acted as a advocate for DevOps practices, opens source workflows, agile processes, testing, Windows users, and automation by speaking, writing, and participating in community events.
- Implemented the POC for the Windows controller of Puppet Discovery
Automation Engineer on the Automation and Monitoring Team within the Infrastructure Services organization. Responsible for cross-platform automation tool development and implementation, documentation, and mentoring.
- Developed, documented and maintained a PowerShell module for single-sign-on across multiple domains
Associate System Administrator
Windows Systems Administrator with responsibilities including the installation, configuration, maintenance, administration, and customization of server systems to the specifications of the Department of Defense. Additional duties included the writing/maintenance of PowerShell tooling for the operations team.
Monitored and maintained an enterprise server network in two geographic locations. Responsible for fail-over coordination and support of 8 enclaves, meeting suspense of DISA IAVM and STIG requirements, creating and implementing of PKI Certs and Firewall Mods.
- Performed migration of Windows Server Architecture from 2003 to 2008R2
- Wrote and documented Powershell Modules for system Auditing, Maintenance, Orchestration, Documentation, and Utility
Intern position with SDDC. Responsible for work supporting the Common Development Environment, including documentation, customer support, and planning. Supported DIACAP accreditation and system requirements documentation.
Co-Founder / Organizer
The St. Louis PowerShell User Group (STLPSUG) is a community organization for Systems Administrators, Developers, Engineers, Help Desk Technicians - anyone and everyone whose day-to-day life and productivity can be improved by the use of PowerShell. The focus of this organization is building a strong and helpful community around best practices and continual improvement of skill sets and knowledge base. Monthly meetings feature guest speakers, script sharing, demos, presentations, and deep dives.
- Organizer and frequent presenter
Co-Organizer / Co-Host
The PowerShell Power Hour is a community platform where various members of the community submit and present short 'Lightning' talks every month for other community members to watch and provide feedback on. This platform is a low-pressure and low-stress way for members of the community to share with each other and practice their public speaking or pitch longer talks.
- Organize, curate content, and cohost
- Provide feedback for speakers and talk submissions
Founder / Host
ChatterOps is a community show where we invite a couple of primary guests, ask them questions, then open things up to the community for interaction.