LetXpert -- Cloud Computing Consulting
After a career pause to focus on family, I returned to cloud computing which is my first love in terms of technology (the second being computer security).
SocialCode Inc: December 2015 - present: Cloud Computing Architect/Consultant guiding their path from classic services to Docker containers on ECS and their own AWS Virtual Private Cloud. [SocialCode is one of the largest providers of social marketing to Fortune 500 companies with a team of data scientists and software systems to optimize advertising performance across the major social media platforms.]
- Tech Counsel member -- an advisory board for making technology choices.
- Docker/Chef Integration Policy -- how to leverage their existing investment in recipes.
- Versioning and Tagging Policy
- Secrets Management Policy and Infrastructure
- Authorization Service -- a distributed access control solution -- authorization as a service.
- Docker Continuous Integration
- Docker/ECS Continuous Deployment
- ELK Logging and Monitoring for Docker on ECS
- All things Docker and ECS
- Helped various teams containerize their code in preparation for Docker
- Several services are already in production, running smoothly without issues
- Dockerfy -- a utility program to initialize and control container applications
- ssh-ecs-run-task -- an interactive task runner for ECS
Trove.com: September 2014 to November 2015 closing: Coordinator for projects that cut across multiple teams. [Trove.com was a social news curation service, similar to FlipBoard, for Graham Holdings Company]
- Large-scale refactoring all URLs to be more SEO friendly
- Open Graph and oEmbed semantic tagging of all data
- Sitemap Generation
- HTML Pre-rendering (using Phantom 2) to make Trove's content crawl-able to all robots.
- Orthrus A/B Testing Framework
Unfortunately Trove.com did not acquire enough curators or readers to sustain its business model, so it ceased operations in November 2015.
Small Personal Projects to Stay Current: 2010 to 2014:
- Google Maps Integration
- GEO-IP Website Sensitivity
- Apptanium Mobile Client for SugarCRM
- SugarCRM Customizations