Site Reliability Engineer at Twitter
San Francisco, California
July 2012 to November 2013
Greater Los Angeles Area
Site Reliability Engineer
San Francisco Bay Area
August 2011 to July 2012
Culver City, CA
Software Engineer - Server Team
April 2011 to July 2011
Marina Del Rey, CA
Python Developer - Infrastructure Team
October 2009 to April 2011
Walt Disney Internet Group
Technical Services Specialist - Systems Engineering Team
October 2007 to October 2009
UCLA Anderson School of Management
Programmer/Analyst I - Computer Information Services Group
May 2006 to October 2007
What company does Alexandra Strong work for?
Alexandra Strong works for DreamHost
What is Alexandra Strong's role at DreamHost?
Alexandra Strong is Systems Engineer
What industry does Alexandra Strong work in?
Alexandra Strong works in the Internet industry.
💼 Past Experience
Site Reliability Engineer at TwitterAlexandra Strong is currently a Systems Engineer at DreamHost from July 2012 to November 2013 (1 year 5 months) in Greater Los Angeles Area. Alex worked at Twitter from October 2009 to April 2011 as a Systems Administrator. She spent the majority of her time designing and deploying applications on a rotating basis, including code, data, and infrastructure changes. Alex also had the opportunity to work on contracting projects./code:"I was responsible for designing and maintaining the LAMP applications used by the Twitter team. I helped to consolidate and improve domestic and international bug collection systems, serve in week-long 24/7 on-call rotation, and actively monitor HP Service Desk tickets, Cacti graphs, SiteScope Monitors to gauge game cluster health."Software Engineer - Server Team at WiredriveAlexandra Strong is currently a Software Engineer – Server Team at Wiredrive. She worked at Wiredrive from April 2011 to July 2011 (4 months). At Wiredrive, Alexandra implemented asynchronous media thumbnailer in Python, using PHP and Python AMQP libraries and RabbitMQ. She also utilized ImageMagick, GhostScript and FFMpeg to generate thumbnails for any number of media types. Alexandra also wrote a PHP application development project.Python Developer - Infrastructure Team at MahaloAlexandra Strong is currently a Python Developer – Infrastructure Team at Mahalo. She worked at Mahalo from October 2009 to April 2011 (1 year 7 months). At Mahalo, Alexandra designed, programmed and maintained LAMP applications. Additionally, Alexandra organized and led production deploys on a rotating basis, including code, data, and infrastructure changes. Alex also had the opportunity to work on contracting projects.Technical Services Specialist Alexandra Strong is currently a Technical Services Specialist at Walt Disney Internet Group. She worked at Walt Disney Internet Group from October 2007 to October 2009 (2 years 1 month). Alexandra provided technical support for Executive MBA students, including laptop and classroom A/V support. She also prepared and presented campus technology orientation sessions to international MBA students.
Alexandra Strong’s past education has given her the ability to think critically and problematically about topics in biology and philosophy. She found aptitude for these fields through her study at Randolph College, where she was a part of the Biology and Philosophy program. Alex has always been interested in the philosophical side of things and has found great success in debating and writing philosophical papers.After graduating from Randolph College, Alexandra worked as a research scientist in a pharmaceutical company before becoming interested in self-defense. She quickly learned that dog Fighting was not the best business model, and decided to pursue a career in self-defense.Since getting her self-defense permit, Alexandra has worked as an aescenter and security guard, volunteering with group events and training with her local police department. She has even started her own personal blog, which she plans to continue writing for years to come.In her free time, Alexandra enjoys spending time with her husband and two dogs, playing video games and spending time at home. She believes that if given the opportunity, she will continue to beAn Alexandra Strong professional self-defense fighter.
💡 Technical & Interpersonal Skills
Alexandra Strong is currently a Systems Engineer at DreamHost from July 2012 to November 2013 (1 year 5 months) in Greater Los Angeles Area.She has worked as a Site Reliability Engineer at Twitter in San Francisco Bay Area. She also founded and led a systems administrator position at Seismic Games from August 2011 to July 2012 (1 year). Alexandra's other work experiences include Configuring and Automating Server Builds using Chef to Deploy Servers in the RackspaceCloud, Deploying and Managing Full Server Stack for 5 Different Environments using Chef, Defining and Managing Asset Deploy Pipeline for All Environments, On Call for Production and Test Environment Infrastructure Problems, Defining and Implementing Database Backup and Restore Policies, and Responsible for Defining Production Code Deployment and Releasepolicies.
Introversion (I), Sensing (S), Thinking (T), Perceiving (P)
1 year(s), 3 month(s)
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