18 Sunridge Road, Windham, NH 03087 • Cell: (603) 785-7165
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Seeking a DevOps, Site Reliability Engineer, Automation, or Software Development position in a senior or architectural role.

Proven track record of building highly available, scalable, and robust software systems. Brought start-up and early stage projects to successful, timely completion. Defined software, automation, and operational architectures, software engineering processes, built engineering teams and labs, performed initial hardware/software bring-up.
  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional Level
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate Level
  • AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate Level
  • AWS Certified Developer - Associate Level
  • Certified OpenStack Administrator
  • Internet scale deployment, operation, and monitoring, for Cloud and physical servers.
  • DevOps and Automation of software development: Continuous Delivery, Integration, Deployment, and Improvement.
  • Full Stack developer, experienced in Agile, Iterative, and Waterfall software development processes.
  • Expert level: C, C++, Java, Ruby, Python, Perl, Tcl/Tk, Expect, Bash, and AWK.
  • Expert level: Linux (Ubuntu, Debian, CentOS, RedHat), BSD (Mac OS X, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD), and System V UNIX (Solaris, AIX, HP-UX).
  • High-performance, concurrent, multi-threaded, "hard" real-time and embedded systems.
  • Network programming and network management systems.
  • Excellent debugging and troubleshooting skills.
  • Excellent communication skills and technical leadership experience.
  • Over 35 year's commercial software development experience. BA in Computer Science.
    Cloud Computing • DevOps • Automation • Site Reliability • Full Stack • Embedded Systems • Real-Time Systems • SNMP • Network Management Systems • Java Technologies • Object-Oriented Design & Analysis • Voice over IP • Optical Networking • Robotics • XML Technologies
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    Technical Lead, Advanced Systems, New Technologies & Software Engineering Teams: Oxford Health Plans, Incorporated, Trumbull, CT. (Jun 1995 – Apr 1997)
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    Consultant: IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY. (Aug 1987 – Jun 1988)
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    Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science: Indiana University, Bloomington, IN. (Sep 1975 – May 1978)
    AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional Level / AWS: AWS-PDOE-1447AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate Level / AWS: AWS-ASA-26486AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate Level / AWS: AWS-ASOA-5593AWS Certified Developer - Associate Level / AWS: AWS-ADEV-5875Certified OpenStack Administrator / OpenStack: COA-1600-0240-0100Sun Certified Java Developer (SCJD)Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP)
    Recording and Dictation System, United States 4621350, Issued November 4, 1986
    USENIX AssociationLeague of Professional System Administrators (formerly SAGE)
    Linux Academy: AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional Level; AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate Level; AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate Level; AWS Certified Developer - Associate Level; Docker And Elastic Beanstalk; DevOps Essentials; AWS Concepts; Linux Essentials Certification
    Cornell Society of Engineers "Ingenuity in Science and Mathematics Award," 1976.
    Programming Languages:
    C, C++, Java, Go, Ruby, Python, Perl, Tcl/Tk, Expect, AWK, yacc & lex, assembly languages.
    Professional Certification:
    AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional Level / AWS: AWS-PDOE-1447, AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate Level / AWS: AWS-ASA-26486, AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate Level / AWS: AWS-ASOA-5593, AWS Certified Developer - Associate / AWS: AWS-ADEV-5875, Certified OpenStack Administrator / OpenStack: COA-1600-0240-0100, Sun Certified Java Developer (SCJD), Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP).
    Config Management:
    Chef, Vagrant, Berkshelf, Ansible, Rundeck, CFEngine.
    Docker (containers), Xen, KVM (kernel-based virtual machines), VirtualBox, VMware ESXi.
    Cloud Computing:
    Rackspace, OpenStack, Amazon Web Services -- Compute: EC2, EC2 Container Service, Elastic Beanstalk, Lambda; Storage & Content Delivery: S3, CloudFront, Elastic File System, Glacier; Database: RDS, DynamoDB, ElastiCache, Redshift; Networking: VPC, Route 53; Management Tools: CloudWatch, CloudFormation, CloudTrail, Config, OpsWorks, Service Catalog; Security & Identity: IAM, Certificate Manager; Analytics: EMR, Data Pipeline, Elasticsearch Service, Kinesis; Mobile Services: SNS; Application Services: SES, SQS, SWF .
    Release Engineering:
    GitHub Enterprise, GitHub, Apache Subversion, Perforce, Mercurial, IBM Rational ClearCase, Concurrent Versions System (CVS).
    Operating Systems:
    Ubuntu Linux, Debian Linux, CentOS Linux, Scientific Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Fedora Linux, Embedded Linux, SuSE Linux, Sun Solaris, ExpressLogic ThreadX, Enea OSE, Wind River VxWorks, IBM AIX, HP HP-UX, Microsoft Windows.
    Database Engines:
    Apache Cassandra, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Hypersonic SQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, IBM Informix, IBM DB2.
    Network Management:
    SNMP MIB design & agent development, SNMP verification, HP OpenView, IBM Tivoli NetView.
    Network Routing:
    Juniper JunOS, pfSense, Cisco IOS, SonicWall Firewalls, LACP, BFD, OSPF.
    Network Protocols:
    TCP/IP, UDP/IP, Socket Programming, Domain Name System (DNS), Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), Secure Shell (SSH) & OpenSSH, Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) & OpenSSL, Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAPv3), Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP), Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP), Simple Network Time Protocol (SNTP), Voice over IP (VoIP), IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS), PacketCable 2.0, Media Gateway Control Protocol (MGCP), Network-Based Call Signaling (NCS), Session Initiation Protocol (SIP), Signaling System #7 (SS7), Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP), ISDN Q.921/LAPD, ISDN Q.931/Call Control, High-level Data Link Control (HDLC), IEEE 802.2 Logical Link Control (LLC), IEEE 802.3 CSMA/CD (Ethernet), X11 Window System, Network Information Service (NIS).
    Web Services & Content:
    nginx, Apache HTTP Server, HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP), XML-RPC, HyperText Markup Language (HTML), Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).
    Web Performance & QA:
    JUnit4, HttpUnit, Apache JMeter, Apache Cactus, ECPerf, JUnitEE, TagUnit, Apache Watchdog.
    Java Technologies:
    Apache Ant, Eclipse, Hibernate, XDoclet, Apache Log4j, Java Management Extensions (JMX), Java Service Wrapper (JSW).
    Java Web Services:
    JBoss, Apache Tomcat, Java Servlets, Java Server Pages (JSP), Java Server Pages Standard Tag Library (JSTL), Java API for XML Processing (JAXP).
    Java 2 Standard Edition:
    Java Naming and Directory Interface (JNDI), Java Database Connectivity (JDBC), Java Authentication & Authorization Service (JAAS), Java Cryptography Extension (JCE), Java Foundation Classes (JFC/Swing), Java IDL, Java Remote Method Invocation (RMI), JavaBeans Activation Framework (JAF), JavaBeans Component API, Abstract Window Toolkit (AWT).
    Object-Oriented Tools:
    IBM Rational Rose RealTime, Real-time Object-Oriented Modeling (ROOM).
    Defect Tracking:
    Jira Issue Management, IBM Rational ClearQuest, Bugzilla, Jive Forums.
    Other Tools:
    Adobe FrameMaker, DejaGnu, ZeroG InstallAnywhere.
    Other Languages:
    PostScript, PL/M, FORTRAN, COBOL, PL/1, Pascal, LISP, BASIC.
    Intel x86, Atmel SAM9G (ARM), MIPS32, Freescale MPC8548, Freescale MPC7410, Intel StrongARM, Freescale MPC860, Freescale MC680X0, Sun SPARC, Zilog 80180, Intel 8051.

    Resume of Kevin L. Short, dated 30 Aug 2017, generated using XML & XSLT.