Employment in a dynamic high-tech environment which will make best use of my software development, system administration, and networking skills.
Worked with Rackspace's development team on the open-source OpenStack Compute product, called Nova. Also worked on Glance, the image index service used by Nova. Recognized as a core developer for both projects. Responsible for fixing bugs and for developing needed features, both for the community and for Rackspace in particular. Also responsible for reviewing contributed code.
Responsible for oversight and primary development and bug fixing for ircu, the IRC server software used by the Undernet IRC network. Monitor required network-wide software upgrades; screen patches and enhancement requests submitted by contributors; test and trace bugs discovered; preparing and making available software releases; assistance for users attempting to compile, install, and configure the server, both for Undernet and for third-party IRC networks. Programming languages include C.
Maintained and upgraded church sound system; recruited and trained volunteers; managed extensive recording library; coordinated coverage for particular events including regular Sunday services. Improvements included addition of CD recording, upgrade of computer recording hardware, and deployment of a sermon podcast, with various options for filtering.
Adapted a version of SourceForge software for use within the Media Lab environment. Support for CVS repositories, accessed via SSH. Programming languages include PHP, some SQL, some C.
Provided internal support for UNIX systems on the desktop. Installed and configured systems. Patched all desktop systems for Y2K problems. Also provided general help for internal clients with basic system administration, disaster recovery, and hardware failures.