2012 - Current
DreamWorks Animation

Platform Engineering Manager

Deliver strategic leadership and encourage large engineering team of eight FTEs and two off-shore contractors to achieve set goals while managing design, development, and operations of studio services platform. Develop and launch industry standards Docker and Kubernetes using Go, Java, Python and NodeJS and running on DreamWorks hybrid cloud infrastructure. • Led successful transformation from traditional middleware operations to DevOps and infrastructure from legacy infrastructure to highly scalable and robust Kubernetes based platform as a service. • Spearheaded and completed Tesseract project, enabling developer self-service that improved deployment velocity by 100x through continuous integration and delivery strategies. • Achieve and maintained uptime by 99.9% through implementation of platform for animated movie making pipeline and processing billions of transactions per day. • Reduced P1 incidents by 10x through a highly available platform, rigorous change management, and standards.

2011 - 2012
The Walt Disney Company

Senior Systems Engineer

Managed full life cycle of projects, which contained requirements gathering, technical design, task estimation, implementation, testing, troubleshooting, and deployment. Configured and installed Zenoss and Greylog2, delivering system monitoring and centralized log management for circa 200 servers. Collaborated with business units to determine and assess project requirements, train on available services, and validate functionality. • Utilized RunDeck to deliver self-service and automation of common requests to SE team. • Built and maintained Linux and Windows environments, supporting various Studio projects using Tomacat, Apache, ActiveMQ, memcache, mongo db, BigIP F5 load balancers, and iRules


2017 - Present
Ashford University

B.A. Leadership Development

The Bachelor of Arts in Business Leadership degree emphasizes the theory and practice of leadership through a comprehensive curriculum of industrial and organizational psychology, conflict management, organizational behavior, and strategic management

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