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IT Professional specializing in cloud architecture, automation, and infrastructure as code.


  • Developed an automated deployment strategy for Hadoop on AWS using Terraform, OpsWorks, and Chef.
  • Designed a proof of concept for moving Jenkins development pipeline to AWS.
  • Architected installation, configuration, and management practices for a boxed Hadoop product in code.

Work experience

June 2016Present

Senior Systems Architect

Thomson Reuters

Principal systems architect for a growing knowledge graph based on Big Data technologies in AWS.

May 2016June 2016

Senior Strategic Engineer

Bloomip, Inc.

Primary DevOps engineer responsible for implementing monitoring, configuration management, and cloud adoption for both internal and client use.

Nov 2014April 2016

Strategic Systems Engineer

Bloomip, Inc.

Leveraged new and existing technologies to provide infrastructure solutions for fast moving start-ups in on-prem datacenters, Openstack, and AWS.

April 2014Oct 2014

Systems Administrator

DataNet IT (Cisco)

Sysadmin for a large provider of network technology. Responsible for maintaining labs, resolving system issues, and developing new monitoring and reporting systems with Nagios and Ruby.

March 2010April 2014

Systems Engineer

Bloomip, Inc.

On-site engineering support for growing startups.



AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate

Amazon Web Services

Machine Learning Nanodegree


Intro to Programming Nanodegree


Bachelor of Arts in History

University of North Carolina at Asheville