Site reliability engineer in upstate South Carolina, specializing in the programming, administration, and troubleshooting of Linux systems. 8+ years of development and operations experience. Strong skills in Unix internals, shell scripting, system administration, and debugging, from userspace to the kernel. Extensive experience in Linux, BSD, and Solaris-based operating systems, as well as networking and infrastructure management.
Linux Engineer at REDACTED, Inc. (Remote) 2021-present
Linux Engineer at (New York, NY) Jane Street 2018-2021
Investigated production errors and performance regressions using packet captures, userspace profiling, and kernel instrumentation.
Maintained Linux infrastructure and developed management tools for network storage systems.
Diagnosed performance bottlenecks in NFS application workflows and client/server implementations.
Designed and implemented automated systems for the deployment, configuration management, and monitoring of Linux hosts.
Wrote patches for bug fixes and performance improvements for various open source applications in the GNU/Linux ecosystem.
Site Reliability Engineer at Thesys CAT (Charleston, SC) 2017-2018
Designed infrastructure, networking, and operations strategies for the implementation of the SEC’s Consolidated Audit Trail.
Led infrastructure rollout and configuration management effort using Ansible for hundreds of bare metal and cloud servers.
Implemented Kerberos-based authentication system for both applications and user accounts.
Built an object storage solution using FreeBSD and ZFS nearing a petabyte of usable space.
Created automated build and packaging pipeline for in-house software repositories.
DevOps Engineer at Thesys Technologies (Charleston, SC) 2016-2017
Implemented market access software in C for Tilera’s TILE64 architecture, supporting over $1 billion per day of order volume.
Improved the accuracy of distributed C-based client risk checks while maintaining ≤2.5μs order latency.
Responsible for implementation and monitoring of a C++-based software trading platform as part of trading technologies DevOps team.
Coordinated network connectivity and colocation with clients and stock exchanges in North America.
Assessed and resolved real-time trading and connectivity issues in a high-stress environment while managing relationships with customers.
Software Engineer at SPARC (Charleston, SC) 2015-2016
Developed benefit management software for the Department of Veterans Affairs using Java, Spring Framework, and AngularJS.
Led a special performance team which identified and mitigated application bottlenecks.
Achieved a >10x speedup by refactoring application-layer JPA logic into more efficient database queries.
Created and maintained CentOS VM images for Oracle Database.
Graduate Research Assistant at (Clemson, SC) Clemson University 2013-2015
Designed and implemented a middleware system for watershed-scale sensor networks using Java and NodeJS.
Maintained a middleware backend which served over 50 live ecological sensor deployment sites across South Carolina.
Independently developed a metadata management system for sensor network hardware, which was presented at IEEE and ACM conferences.
M.S. in Computer Science at (Clemson, SC) Clemson University 2013-2015
Developed new data analytics and management tools for wireless sensor networks in Clemson’s Dependable Systems Research Group.
B.S. in Computer Science at (Clemson, SC) Clemson University 2009-2013
Graduated magna cum laude as an undergraduate researcher in the Calhoun Honors College.