2014
2014

DatadogHQ Inc.

www.datadoghq.com

Working on the TechOps team to monitor, build and scale the Datadog SaaS product.

2014
2002

nonfiction studios inc.

nonfiction.ca

Built nonfiction into a multi-million dollar corporate communications company as a founding partner and owner. Handle all IT needs and run the website creation / maintenance / development division.

Work directly with clients to provide web based solutions to their problems and challenges. I am able to provide counsel due to my varied experience developing best of breed web solutions for the last 15 years.

Built mentored and managed a small team of web designers and developers as I ran nonfiction's web department.

Built relationships with external service providers in areas like design, development, social media management, website strategy, content distribution networks, search engine optimization and others.

Built systems to handle our infrastructure needs using tools like: Chef, Packer, Vagrant, Docker, Ansible, Serverspec, ChefSpec, FPM, APT, Capistrano and others.

Used Internet infrastructure providers like Amazon Web Services, Rackspace, Linode, Digital Ocean, Pivotal, Heroku and Joyent to build systems and platforms to deploy web services.

Built and maintained servers running Apache, nginx, MySQL, Redis, Solr, Docker, Gitlab, Passenger, Rsync, Varnish, ProFTPD, Postfix, Cyrus Imapd and many others.

Used languages and frameworks like Ruby (Ruby on Rails, Sinatra, Padrino) and PHP (WordPress, Laravel, custom), HTML and CSS to build custom websites and web applications for client needs.

Helped my business partner to manage growth, cash flow, lead generation, client services, human resources and all other management functions for a 15 person company.

2002
1999

Sutton Javelin Corporate Communications

www.sutjav.com (defunct)

Lead web developer and IT support for corporate communications company. Analysed website needs for clients and delivered IT and website solutions.

1999
1996

WestWorld Computers

www.westworld.ca

Authorized Apple service technician specializing in Macintosh OS 9 / X Clients and Servers.