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Recent Experience
DevOps Engineer 12/19 - present
Agile Methodology AWS BaSH Database Upgrades Devops Jenkins PowerShell Python VMWare Release Management Database Maintenance
Associate Director, Infrastructure Engineering & Operations 05/19 - 11/19
Project Management
Continuing Education - AWS, LINUX, JIRA 05/17 - 05/19
Devops Docker Containers Linux Python
Summary

15+ years of DevOps Technology Management experience leading highly productive and cohesive teams in the FinTech and Electronic Trading spaces. A true IT Professional experienced in agile practices in the complete software development pipeline using continuous delivery principles. Extensive experience in build/release management, environment/configuration management as well as application and infrastructure maintenance and monitoring – for both pioneering startups and large global companies.

  • DevOps Management
  • Release/Change Management
  • Environment/Configuration Management
  • Risk Mitigation/Management
  • Solutions Innovator
  • SIFMA Disaster Recovery
  • JIRA/Confluence Administration
  • Process/Standards Consolidation
  • External Audit Liaison Highlights:
  • Managed full release lifecycle for the leading fixed income global trading system, which averaged roughly $350 billion in trades daily.
  • Continuously improved operational processes involving both technology and staff, substantially reducing costs while ensuring compliance.
  • Recognized repeatedly for accomplishing difficult integrations between 3rd party and in-house that avoided consulting fees and added $ millions to the bottom line.
  • Managed front/back-end, web and database technologies used in Financial Trading Applications.
  • Mitigated risk of system downtime during trading hours through thousands of decisions regarding system issues that arise over a 15+ year career.
  • “Go-to” resource for peers across the organization (both tech and business) on change management.
  • Built highly productive teams of tech professionals; saw minimal turnover of top performers; known for staff development, many saw promotions.
  • Languages/Technologies/Protocols – Perl, SQL, JIRA, CVS, Web, Windows Server, LINUX, Python, FIX

Top 5 Skills
SkillsProficiencyLast Used
Release Management
2020
Database Upgrades
2020
Application Development
2017
Disaster Recovery
2017
Project Management
2019
Education and Certifications
Computer Engineering
Manhattan College, 1992 - 1994
Physics/Microcomputing
Ithaca College, 1983 - 1988
PowerShell 5 Essential Training, 2019
Agile Project Management Foundations, 2018
Preferences
Availability:Immediately
Willing to relocate?:Yes
Relocation preference
Any location
Prepared to Travel:No travel (0%)
Employment Type:Any
Security Clearance:No clearance
Citizenship:U.S. Citizen