Career Profile

Cloud Solutions Architect with experience leveraging agile, DevOps, and CI/CD to manage large scale distributed platforms both on prem and in public cloud.

Experiences

Cloud Solutions Architect

2018 - Present
Ministry Brands, Lenoir City, TN

Successfully designed and delivered secure cloud solutions for multiple platforms across Azure and AWS.

Windows DevOps Engineer

2016 - 2018
Discovery Inc, Knoxville, TN

Support applications and infrastructure automation in both private (VMWare) and public clouds (Azure, AWS, and GCP).

Sr. VMWare/Windows Server Engineer

2010 - 2016
First Tennessee Bank, Maryville, TN

Sr. VMware\Windows Engineer & Primary Citrix engineer supporting 1400+ servers.

Network/HSIA Support

2007 - 2010
Hilton, Memphis, TN

Supported 500+ end users in our West Ops facility including Printers, Scanners, Servers, and End-User Devices.

Manager of IT Operations

2005 - 2007
MegaTek, Memphis, TN

Supported the day to day functionality of network and desktop platforms. Supported clients in network upgrades.

Projects

LOPSA May 2018: Azure Automation - Azure Automation: What is it and Why do I Care? Tue, May 1, 2018, 6:00 PM: For today’s engineer, automation is everything. Having a reliable and secure way to handle your automation tasks in your Hybrid Cloud is critical to having a healthy cloud.
VMWorld 2017 [MMC3110PU]: How IT Can Enable Dev Teams to Build Apps on AWS, Azure and VMWare. - Tired of building scripts to automate this task and that? Learn how to establish a Automation and Orchestration program within your company. Buying and installing an automation tool is easy. Implementing you’re A&O solution and managing the automation processes as the environment and APIs change in a disciplined way is the challenges. Learn how to implement an IT Automation & Orchestration process within your company. What are my goals and objectives? How do I get started?