Site Reliability Engineer @ From March 2015 to Present (10 months) San Francisco Bay AreaDevOps Specialist @ Automated end-to-end server setups and configuration with Puppet to quickly bring new machines to a production-ready, monitored state. A comprehensive suite of software and services are automatically provisioned where appropriate atop a new OS install, including Sendmail, Exim, sysctl,
Site Reliability Engineer @ From March 2015 to Present (10 months) San Francisco Bay AreaDevOps Specialist @ Automated end-to-end server setups and configuration with Puppet to quickly bring new machines to a production-ready, monitored state. A comprehensive suite of software and services are automatically provisioned where appropriate atop a new OS install, including Sendmail, Exim, sysctl, Nginx, PHP-FPM, Monit, Nagios, MySQL/MariaDB, Cassandra, Snowflake, Redis, Elasticsearch, MCollective, Advanced Policy Firewall, Node.js, PHP, Ruby (under RVM), and more.
Automated the deployment of a variety of web applications (including PHP, Node.js, and Ruby apps). A simple version tag configuration change in Puppet is all that's required to bring code from a Git or Maven repository into production.
Developed a data aggregation tool with a web front-end (made in Ruby on Rails) to queue and execute long-running tasks that surface targeted data from numerous logs and databases.
Automated application builds using Atlassian Bamboo and Maven.
Performed load testing and performance tuning of Enflick's web applications.
• Introduced centralized logging across Enflick's infrastructure (both Amazon AWS and physical hosts) using Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana, for analytics & easy searching. From May 2013 to March 2015 (1 year 11 months) Systems Administrator @ Designed and developed a distributed real-time log processing and analytics solution (based on Storm) to aggregate log information and study service usage patterns.
Automated Linux server software installs and configuration with Puppet to greatly reduce setup times and better leverage the capabilities of Amazon Web Services cloud technologies.
Implemented server and application availability and performance monitoring solutions using open-source tools such as Nagios, Graphite, and Graylog 2.
Streamlined the build and packaging processes of Python web applications around industry-standard tools such as Maven, Jenkins, and virtualenv.
Created an auto-scaling daemon that monitors various metrics to maintain optimal server pool sizes and strategically provision and decommission Amazon EC2 instances as necessary.
Developed a series of tools to automatically manage Pound and HAProxy balancer pools to better facilitate the elastic scaling of server infrastructure for Primal's web services.
Designed and implemented a domain-specific stress testing tool to benchmark services, find bottlenecks, and study performance under different workloads.
Designed and implemented a no-touch Windows desktop image deployment system (based on FOG). Created Windows 7 and Mac OS X images. Automated network-based installations of Ubuntu Desktop. From May 2012 to April 2013 (1 year) Computer Systems Technician @ (co-op totaling 1 year of employment)
Diagnosed and resolved problems in Windows Server 2008/2003 environments running under VMware vSphere/ESXi.
Performed help desk duties involving troubleshooting and repairing hardware, software, and network related problems, and supported mobile devices (Blackberry, iOS).
Configured and deployed new staff workstations and laptops.
Secured and maintained a public computing environment.
Documented problem resolution procedures and composed instructional materials. From May 2010 to December 2011 (1 year 8 months)
Bachelor of Computer Science (BCS) - Business Option, Computer Science @ University of Waterloo From 2009 to 2014 Chris Regado is skilled in: Distributed Systems, Cloud Computing, SQL, Python, Software Development, Web Services, Linux, Java, MySQL, Bash, System Automation, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Nagios, Ubuntu, Architectures
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