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Christopher
croy80779@gmail.com
410-916-2250
6715 Waterbury Way
Cumming, GA 30040
Principal Architect
20 years experience W2
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Summary

Results-driven professional offering 19 years experience in software development, SaaS delivery methods and DevOps. Repeated success on delivering quality, consistent, and innovative solutions at the startup level up through large corporations. Proven knowledge and capabilities:

  • Solutions Engineering, Testing & Optimization
  • Team Building & Leadership
  • SaaS & IaaS Technologies
  • Agile Project Management / Scrum Master
  • Costing, Budgeting & IT Planning
  • Vendor Management
  • Disaster Recovery Planning & Auditing
  • Client Relationships & Presentations

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE

  • Languages: Python, Go, Java, C, Javascript, Typescript, PHP, Perl, Ruby, HTML, SQL, .Net
  • Infrastructure Platforms: AWS, Kubernetes, Google Cloud, Azure, Docker, Linode, OpenStack, VMWare
  • DevOps Tools: Terraform, Cloudformation, Jenkins, Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Salt, Git (Labs, Hub & Stash), ELK Stack, Prometheus, Nagios, Splunk, Maven, Jira, Confluence, NewRelic, Datadog
  • Database: MySQL, Postgres, Oracle, SQL Server, Hadoop, Casandra, Elasticsearch
  • Web Technologies: Angular, Vue, React, Node.js, Symfony, Django, Spring Boot

Experience
Principal Architect
Apr 2012 - Dec 2019
Reston, VA
  • Lead team responsible for designing and implementing a series of internal applications used to manage the SaaS platform for the company's flagship product.
  • Implemented an ongoing AWS cost reduction plan resulting in an annual savings of 10+ million.
  • Introduced, evangelized, and then implemented Kubernetes as the container orchestration platform.
  • Improved CI/CD process by switching Jenkins to run on top of Kubernetes and introducing scripted pipelines.
  • Worked closely with senior management on achieving FedRAMP certification.
  • Senior member of an internal technical standards committee
  • Implemented IaC using Terraform across all production AWS environments.
Database Design
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Director of IT Operations
Information Technology
Jan 2007 - Apr 2012
Baltimore, MD
  • Designed and implemented the company‚Äôs primary SaaS platform.
  • Worked extensively with senior management on fund raising.
  • Responsible for managing infrastructure costs and budgeting.
  • Implemented infrastructure and application support system, including on-call rotation, ticketing system and escalation procedures.
  • Contributed software to the open source moodle community
Project Management
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Senior Software Developer
Information Technology
Jan 2001 - Jan 2007
Baltimore, MD
  • Lead fullstack developer with a track record of delivering custom software solutions for clients across a variety of industries.
  • Worked closely with clients on requirements gathering, storyboarding, implementation and ongoing support.
  • Received Interim Security Clearance for a variety of sensitive projects with the federal government.
Storyboarding
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Education
Computer Science
Georgia Perimeter College 2001
Skills
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Project Management
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