Resume

Infrastructure Engineer
Ceph Storage Specialist

In March of 2015, I began a position at Concurrent Computer Corporation in Atlanta, GA. As a storage integration engineer at Concurrent, I work with cloud orchestration, bare-metal orchestration, scale out RADOS storage and appliance hardware. Presently a member of the development team working with PLM, Architecture and management to design the core storage software offering.

Work Experience
Concurrent Computer Corporation
Storage Integration Engineer: 2015-Present

As a storage integration engineer at Concurrent, I work with cloud orchestration, bare-metal orchestration, scale out RADOS storage and appliance hardware.

Bitronic Technologies
Owner: 2007 - Present

As the owner of Bitronic Technologies I built a web hosting platform and cloud virtualization solution from the ground up. Starting with just one website on a virtual machine I grew the company into co-location on owned hardware and with over 2000 customers.  In this role I worked with frontend development, full stack development, network architecture, cloud architecture, ceph, kvm, QEMU, libvirt, xen, cpanel, openstack, marketing, sales, billing and more. I also oversaw the successful sale of Bitronic Technologies in an acquisition by a larger web hosting company in October of 2015.

Etopia Technologies
Store Manager: 2013 - 2014

At Etopia Technologies I oversaw computer repair and day to day store operations. During this role I repaired thousands of computers, laptops and mobile devices. I was instrumental in redesigning the company’s marketing (signage and website). I also designed wireless mesh network deployments for large campuses with site to site VPN.

Verizon Wireless
Store Manager: 2010-2011

As store manager, I was in charge of tracking stock, ordering phones, sales, day-to-day operations, marketing and more.

John Apperson Masonry
Mason: 2005 - 2010

As a stonemason at John Apperson Masonry I learned the true meaning of hard work and work ethic. Not to mention the timeless skill of stone masonry.


Skills

Ceph Storage Engineer

I have deployed petabyte scale Ceph clusters and worked on Ansible automation for ease of ceph deployment.

DevOps

I have developed cloud platforms, shared hosting platforms, IaaS and SaaS solutions for my hosting company Bitronic Technologies.

Linux System Administrator

With over 8 years experience in Linux CLI my linux skill are prolific. I have deployed public/private clouds, hosting platforms, billing systems, web servers, mail servers, node.js servers and more.

Web Design

I have designed over 40 websites based on WordPress, Joomla, Drupal and WHMCS over the years and I am conversant in HTML5/CSS3.

Network Administration

In my role at Bitronic Technologies I have designed the architecture that runs a network hosting over 2000 VMs and Websites.

Bash Shell Scripting

Shell scripting can be a huge time saver and solving problems using bash to reduce repetitive tasks and eliminate human error is something I have a lot of experience doing.

Python Development

I am proficient in the foundations of python OOP. I have worked with the Django and Flask frameworks and used python to create websites.