As a DevOps Engineer, I was on the front line in keeping sites reliable and stable, and worked with developers and clients to make sure all needs were met. Including jumping in and coding as needed on projects, and also developing internal tools.
Taught a three hour course, twice a week on ITIL fundamentals, instructing students on the fundamentals of tech support, customer service and help desk management.
Worked with Twilio to build an MMS Whiteboard app to display on a giant 55 inch touchscreen monitor and that could send sketches to cell phones using MMS for the AWS re:Invent 2014 conference in Las Vegas, also traveled to the conference and worked the Twilio booth to provide technical expertise and sign copies of my books.
Worked on both Frontend and Backend with Angular.js and PHP APIs, built tools for testing of both backend and frontend.
Worked on the Twilio <Skills> project, which involved planning, writing content and building demo apps to teach developers how to use Twilio in various ways ranging from: handling incoming and outgoing calls for IVRs, conference calling systems and call centers, as well as handling sms messaging
Duties included developing an outline for the expanded chapters, and then writing and developing code for each of the three new chapters of the book.
built a command-line test suite that could send multiple parallel tests to their Simperium.com API and return results, and also another test suite to performed similar actions on the Simperium.com auth API to test adding, updating and removing users from the API as multiple parallel tests to simulate an app with multiple users signing up and trying out things.
Worked on WordPress sites and mobile apps for various clients such as Intel. Projects varied from WordPress themes and plugins with integration of payment services to membership sites and iOS and Android apps.
Duties included developing an outline, and then writing and developing code for each of the ten chapters of the book. This is followed by working with editors and reviewers to produce a finished product.
Development and maintenance of various web apps, as well as managing servers. This included integration between the various other libraries and APIs.
Development and maintenance of their various e-commerce sites, developing new products, and rebuilding their existing products. Also responsible for maintaining company linux web servers.
A small project that spiders hackernews, reddit and stack overflow for books being mentioned, stores them in a DB, then uses a neural network to check Amazon and other sources to see if they are a book and if so, displays the book on the site along with links to mentions.
My personal blog since 2004, currently running on a modified version of Ghost.
Please visit https://github.com/freekrai for an updated list of projects
Git, SVN, Ansible, Puppet, Terraform, Chef, Travis-CI, Jenkins, AWS (EC2, ECS, AMI, ElasticCache, ElasticSearch, RDS, VPC implementation, IAM, KMS, WAF, CloudTrail, CloudWatch, S3, CloudFront, AWS CLI scripting, ELB, Route 53, Lambda, DynamoDB, Elastic Beanstalk, SQS, SNS), Rackspace, Heroku, Dokku, Google Cloud Platform, Digital Ocean, Apache, Nginx, Docker, Kubernetes, Vagrant, Mocha, Karma, RunScope, PHPUnit, Codeception, Cypress, MEAN stack, LAMP stack, Selenium, Serverless, Load testing and server tuning
MongoDB, MySQL, PostgreSQL, BigTable, Redis, RethinkDB, CouchDB, Firebase, Parse.com, LevelDB, ElasticSearch, Cassandra
iOS (Objective-C and Swift), Android, React Native, HTML5 Hybrid (Phonegap, Angular, Ionic, Steroids)
Agile, Scrum, Kanban, Jira, Sprint planning, Mindmapping
Technical Writing, Photography, Customer Support, DevOps, Project Management, Growth hacking, API development, Twilio development
Software Design and Development