Work proactively to solve challenges associated with growing, high-volume, consumer-facing Web applications. Support and build out next generation infrastructure while managing and improving existing assets.
Triple the size of the operations team , set the tone of the organization advocating for collaboration, constant learning, and continuous improvement.
Increased our deployment frequency from once every two weeks to five to ten times a day.
Manage infrastructure as code using Chef. Quickly spin-up new environments, expand capacity, and manage change across the entirety of the infrastructure. The infrastructure was co-located in a datacenter and running in a public cloud (AWS).
Improve agility of the engineering team through self-service provisioning of environments, continuous integration, configuration, and deployments.
Manage a suite of applications ensuring they are meeting all business and functional requirements.
Sharing with the Community
Part of improving the team is sharing both the good and the bad with the community. This was done by contributing to the CustomInk Technology blog, speaking at technical conferences, and organizing local meetups such as DevOpsDC and Washington, D.C. MongoDB Users Group.