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Mike Deeks

Sr. Software Engineer / DevOps

Director Of Engineering for Infrastructure at Instacart

San Francisco Bay Area

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Mike Deeks's Work Experience

Microsoft

Sr. Software Engineer / DevOps

January 2015 to Present

San Francisco Bay Area

Acompli (Acquired by Microsoft)

DevOps Engineer

September 2013 to December 2014

San Francisco, California

Zynga

Software Engineer / DevOps

September 2011 to June 2013

About Mike Deeks's Current Company

Microsoft

About Mike Deeks

📖 Summary

I started my career over a decade ago at a tiny startup. Being one of the three people on the technical team I did a whole lot of absolutely everything. Coding core systems, building and running company infrastructure, designing new products and systems, solving outages and performance problems, to even physically racking our servers and networking equipment. Over the course of seven years I saw it go from near death to a successful, stable company. It was an immensely valuable learning experience and also a ton of fun. I am also completely self taught. My education section isn't accidentally blank. I learned because I loved it and because I wanted to. My education came from real world problems and being the only one to solve them. I spend off time learning and trying new things. I have even tried my hand at building a game with Unity & C#. I'm always looking for something new to do. I'm passionate about technology. Love arguing over designs. And will fight to the death to keep systems clean, simple, and maintainable. Specialties: Java, Spring, Linux, Python, Ruby, PHP, Bash, MySQL, ReST, graphite.Sr. Software Engineer / DevOps @ From January 2015 to Present (10 months) San Francisco Bay AreaDevOps Engineer @ Built out our entire AWS infrastructure from scratch. Wrote software suite in Python for fully automated provisioning, server replacement, cluster expansion, and master/standby DB promotion and failover. This allowed push button changes to our entire infrastructure. Successfully integrated multiple complex systems like Cassandra, Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, and Zookeeper into this automated, push button suite. Built a monitoring and graphing system based on Graphite, Nagios, and Zookeeper. Changes to infrastructure are published in Zookeeper and automatically generate monitoring rules, alerts, and graphs on dashboards. Overhauled developer build process to use Vagrant to get easily repeatable and consistent build environments. Developers could have a near replica of our production systems running on their local machines by running a single script. Setup various other systems like company wide VPN (OpenVPN), LDAP, and build servers. From September 2013 to December 2014 (1 year 4 months) San Francisco, CaliforniaSoftware Engineer / DevOps @ I was brought in to Zynga in a DevOps role to bring stability and scalability to their Payment service. - I built a comprehensive real time monitoring and graphing system. It proved invaluable in a system where minutes can be measured in tens of thousands of dollars. - Orchestrated a full datacenter move - Writing an maintaining the new company wide API into our system. - Solver of production outages I had my hand in most everything, writing in multiple languages (Python, Ruby, PHP, and even a bit of iOS development. From September 2011 to June 2013 (1 year 10 months) Software Engineer II @ One of the early members of a team to build out EA's brand new (at the time) identity and billing system. Much like my past, I was SE by title but Generalist in practice. I built APIs, helped design for performance/reliability in a high traffic system, helped us achieve PCI security compliance for credit card processing. Project went from blank slate to central service for all games, processing millions of dollars. From April 2009 to February 2012 (2 years 11 months) Software Engineer - Test @ From February 2009 to April 2009 (3 months) Sr. QA Engineer @ From 2008 to January 2009 (1 year) QA Engineer III / Systems Administrator @ From June 2006 to March 2008 (1 year 10 months) Software Engineer / Systems Administrator @ Responsible for developing and maintaining eQuest’s core software, services, and infrastructure. Worked in a team development environment on a job posting distribution software which processed approximately 100 million transactions per year. Software was written in entirely object oriented PHP and interfaced with thousands of job boards worldwide (Monster, CareerBuilder, etc). From June 1999 to June 2006 (7 years 1 month) IT @ From June 1998 to June 1999 (1 year 1 month) Mike Deeks is skilled in: Linux, Java, REST, MySQL, Spring, PHP, Maven, Agile Methodologies, Python


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