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I'm a millennial that's taking charge of my own world
I'm fuelled by international travel, progressive activism, and my career in IT
Red VenturesJune 2018 - Present
I help architect, deploy and operate cloud application infrastructure with a heavy focus on Amazon Web Services (AWS). In this role, I have a big impact on driving the performance, resiliency, monitoring, scaling and security of the Red Ventures (RV) platform and also play a role in integrating infrastructure with others as a result of recent M&A activity. I utilize both my engineering and systems administration skills in this position to build automation and tooling that helps RV manage a growing footprint of cloud-based web applications.
Onica (formerly CorpInfo)March 2016 - March 2018
Lead Cloud Support Engineer
Cloud Support Engineers enjoy solving problems, working with customers, and have backgrounds from a variety of disciplines. My role is a unique opportunity for someone with basic cloud skills who wants to focus full-time on the cloud, in particular Amazon Web Services (AWS). I have a passion to progress and master this domain of technologies. I am aware of cloud deployment practices and have some knowledge of technologies such as Chef and Amazon CloudFormation.
Town & Country Event RentalsJuly 2015 - March 2016
An independent contractor working alongside the company’s IT department to provide server & network maintenance, upgrades, and configuration. In contact with the Special Projects Manager, independently actualize various higher-risk projects as headquarters and branches scale upwards with business growth.
QuadraNetJune 2014 - July 2015
Responsible for overseeing server maintenance, upgrades, configurations, and other administration tasks. Serving as the second tier of support for colocation and unmanaged dedicated servers, and the first tier of support for managed dedicated servers.
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