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Personal Summary

Steve Miller is a DevOps practitioner who enjoys creating robust architectures leveraging development and operational best practices. His nearly 20 years of experience cover a wide variety of platforms in the public and private sectors. His background covers a wide variety of cloud, virtualization, and enterprise datacenter technologies.

Site Name Origin

The domain name is from a phrase that came while drifting asleep: “We need to put a cookie on the R15 resistor”

Projects

Professional Publications

Speaking Engagements

Presentation Site: https://present.r15cookie.com - Source

Professional Experience

Plex Systems - Sr. Software Engineer (Dec 2019 - Present)

Responsible for development and operation of production infrastructure and site reliability engineering for Plex’s SaaS offering.

Blue Medora - DevOps Engineer (Oct 2016 - Dec 2019)

Responsible for providing enterprise-level infrastructure and resources to the sales and engineering teams, both on-premise and remote.

Gordon Food Service - Security Engineer (May 2016 - Oct 2016)

Responsible for monitoring and adjusting security controls within Gordon Food Service. Perform risk assessments against various software solutions. Perform security assessments against potential breach situations as necessary.

Gordon Food Service - System Administrator (March 2008 - May 2016)

Responsible for the management of 170+ remote Linux servers, 20+ Linux/HPUX/AIX/Windows central servers, 700+ Windows workstations, and 700+ point of sale systems.

Ferris State University (Feb. 2005 - March 2008)

Responsible for the maintenance of Solaris, Linux, and HPUX servers at the institution, as well as a variety of Windows 2000/2003 servers and scripts. Assisted with tuning and maintenance of Java based server applications.

Baker College (Sept. 2002 - March 2008)

Taught a variety of Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, and Networking Courses.

Marion Public Schools (Aug. 2003 - Feb. 2005)

Responsible for the technology program, including all PC and Network maintenance, budget and grant writing, policy development and collaboration with other districts.

Open Source Community Contributions

Volunteer/Organizations

Civo - Ambassador (Oct 2020 - Present)

Cornerstone Church (May 2014 - May 2016)

Michigan Amateur Hockey Association District 6 (Aug 2011 - May 2021)

Adray Hockey Association (July 2001 - July 2018)

Skills

Training/Certifications

Badges

Education

BS In Computer Information Systems

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