Hi, my name is


I am a system engineer.

I really fight an onslaught of constantly evolving work load with the idea of automation and removal of and prevention of accrual of technical debt.

About Me

I am a system engineer with a passion for monitoring. I have a background in computer science, and I have a strong interest monitoring and security. I am currently working as a system engineer II at Cerner in Kansas City, MO.

I am currently working on a Splunk team in Cerner that monitors a large amount of the logs our company generates and provide Splunk as a SaaS.

Here are a few technologies I've been working with recently:
  • Splunk
  • Zabbix
  • Chef
  • Ruby
  • Bash
  • git


System Engineer II - Cerner
Aug 2014 - present

I am currently working as a system engineer at Cerner in Kansas City, MO. I have done a lot and grown quite a bit working here on projects and team including:

  • Splunk team
    • Mitigating vulnerabilities
    • Run projects
    • Assisting senior and junior team members accomplish task
  • Zabbix team
    • Determined needed infrastructure
    • Determine and establish best practices
  • Ruby and bash scripting
  • Utilize Chef to standardize deployments and keep all configuration in source control
  • Work internally with teamates as well as will other teams to complete projects or resolve issues.
  • Work as a primary on call in a rotation as well as 24/7 on call for solutions I am a subject matter expert in.
Linux Support Analyst - A2 Hosting
Feb 2014 - Jul 2014

A2 Hosting web hosting company based out of Ann Arbor Michigan. They offer everything from a basic website to high-performance virtual private servers.

  • Work remotely from home.
  • Support Customers via Phone, Live Chat, and Support Tickets.
  • Migrate client cPanel accounts from other hosts to our servers as well as internally.
  • Assist customers with Pre-sales and sales questions.
  • Provide server-side support for hosting services.
  • Review abusive accounts and proceed accordingly.
  • Work with 3rd party abuse companies to take down malicious sites.
Department Manager - Technology Experts
Mar 2012 - Feb 2014

Technology Experts is a managed service provider based out of Monroe Michigan. The provide the full IT department experience without having to hire an on-site IT staff.

  • Migrated users and all data from one PC to another.
  • Virus Removal
  • Hardware and software installation.
  • Dealt with Software manufacturers to repair, recover, or transfer their software.
  • Managed hardware and software firewalls to open or restrict access.
  • Operating system installation and maintenance (OS and NOS)
  • Technical Remote Support.
  • Create self-service documentation.
  • Outlook and Exchange issues.
  • Migrate Websites to Wordpress and manage domains and mail in Plesk.
  • Mass workstation /email migrations


Bachelor of Computer Science in Information Security
ITT-Technical Institute of Technology
Associates of Computer Science in Computer Networking
ITT-Technical Institute of Technology


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