I’m cloud nerd passionate about all things Linux and automation. Outside of work, you’ll find me tinkering with my lab at home trying out the latest technologies, or checking out the local music scene.
I frequent a few meetups in Sydney, if you see me come and say hi!
Design, build and operate Amazon RDS - the largest database fleet in the world.
Scaling, monitoring, and supporting hundreds of thousands of database instances.
Accredited Subject Matter Expert (SME) for EC2 Linux, architecting solutions for customers starting from small startups all the way to some of the world’s largest enterprises. Work with customers both internal, and external to dive deep and troubleshoot complex problems and issues.
Facilitate regular new hire training sessions for Elastic Block Store (EBS), as well as in depth advanced training for existing staff to be more effective Engineers
Part of a 24⁄7 on call rotation for Australia’s #2 ISP
Design, implementation and operational support for core technologies such as LDAP, E-mail, DNS and Web Servers that power the Internet for over 1 million active services.
Proactive monitoring of the availability and performance of iiNet’s key systems and applications, including:
- F5 BIG-IP load balancers
- *NIX Servers (Linux, Solaris)
- NetApp Storage Appliances
- Juniper Networking Equipment
- Cisco IronPort Appliances
Side projects and Open Source Contributions to keep my skills sharp in my spare time
- Added level based logging functionality
- Added functionality to intelligently detect changes before reloading config.