A collection of current and past client solutions
Reduced operating costs 80% while increasing performance 50% migrating Secure Trading's U.S. based PCI compliant payment platform from two physical data centers into Amazon Web Services. Infrastructure migration included redesigning the system to handle near infinite scalability, greater redundancy, and movubg the application stack from AIX Unix to CentOS Linux; the database was moved from a physical Oracle RAC setup to AWS Oracle RDS with a Hardware Security Module (HSM).
Responsible for redesign,migration, and ongoing maintenance of entire the AuctionMethod infrastructure and surrounding client base to Amazon Web Services. Implemented comprehensive alert and performance monitoring system along with customized automatic failover and redundancy. Subsequent migration reduced operating costs 55% while providing another 60% of growth within the new AWS infrastructure. Current systems serve 18+ million page views per month.
Manage all DevOps across global cloud and dedicated computing platforms for Moolah Media, a mobile advertising company that transacts 5+ billion daily display ad transactions globally. Designed and implemented the infrastructure through explosive growth starting with 3 servers eventually expanding across 100s of dedicated AWS and Softlayer nodes. Migrated significant portions of the infrastructure to and from AWS. In the 7+ years this system has been online and operational 99.96% and is responsible for $70m in annual revenue.
Telecommunications Service Provider
Provided management consulting and implementation services that changed the direction, design, and subsquent execution of a planned AWS migration. This TelCo services organization provides widely used backend services to all major mobile communication companies in America.
Acted as interim site reliability director and storage and archiving architect for Complete Genomics (NASDAQ:GNOM). Responsible for uptime, maintenance, software deployment, and storage across a compute cluster of 3000 servers and 3+ petabytes of storage privately linked with Amazon Web Services for genomics data distribution.
Re-structured the technology operations of bottlenotes.com as interim CTO. Managed development teams in India and Nepal to overhaul and migrate the entire site infrastructure; reduced monthly operating costs by 65%.
Served as lead site reliability director for homefacts.com. Managed the infrastructure behind Homefacts through growth past 2 million page views per month.
Performed a comprehensive technology review and security audit of a Blumberg Capital portfolio investment focused on bringing visitors into marketing channels to decrease the cost of customer acquisition. Analysis included a growth strategy evaluation, technical due diligence, product testing, security audit, and scalability assessment.
Manage the e-commerce, marketing, and business development for tripsite.com, a travel portal that sells cycling vacations and river cruises in 3 languages throughout Europe, the Americas, and Asia. Designed and implemented a multi-currency business workflow in Salesforce to act as the company’s reservation system; integrated Salesforce with pre and post trip marketing and analytics. Architected a content management system to support five languages. Drove 650% revenue increase over a 5-year period.