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2010 Sep - Current

        Operations Engineer, Clockwork
  • Hardware Administration
    • Appliances, Networking, Servers
  • Virtualization Administration
    • DRBD, Ganeti, KVM, Linux
  • Cloud Administration
    • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Automation and Infrastructure as Code
    • Bash, CloudFormation, Facter, Puppet, Python
  • Monitoring
    • Collectd, Graphite, Icinga, Syslog
  • Leadership
    • DevOps Advocacy, Documentation, Mentoring, OpenSource Advocacy, Training

2009 Oct - 2010 Aug

Director of Information Technology Systems, Minneapolis College of Art & Design
  • Manage Linux SysAdmin, Mac SysAdmin, NetAdmin, Windows SysAdmin
    • Made multiple hires
  • Server Administration Coverage (Mac OS X Server, Windows Server, Ubuntu GNU/Linux)
    • Active Directory, Bash/Bourne Shell, FreeRADIUS, Google Apps, ISC BIND9, ISC DHCPD, Mailman, Nagios, Open Directory, OpenLDAP, Postfix, Radmind, Subversion
  • Project Management, including the research, implementation, and administration of:
    • Account Management Tools (Microsoft SQL Server, OpenLDAP, Perl, SQLite, YAML)
    • Google Apps Migration and associated LDAP refactoring
    • Annual Business IT Audit
    • Student Information Systems Upgrade (Jenzabar EX)

2004 Feb - 2009 Sep

Systems Administrator, Systems Administrator II, Minneapolis College of Art & Design
  • Manage DBA and HelpDesk Specialist
  • Server Administration (Mac OS X Server, Windows Server 2003, Ubuntu GNU/Linux)
    • Transitioned to Windows Server 2003 from Windows 2000 and NT Server
  • Microsoft Workstation Administration (BDD, SMS, Windows XP Pro, WSUS)
    • Transitioned to Windows XP Pro from Windows 200 and Windows NT
    • Transitioned to Microsoft BDD (now Microsoft MDT) from Symantec Ghost
  • Database Administration (Microsoft SQL Server 2005)
    • Transitioned from MS SQL Server 7 and 2000, Pervasive SQL, and Sybase SQL
  • Researched, implemented, and administered the following projects:
    • Operating system deployment and maintenance: BDD, WSUS
    • Application deployment and maintenance: F-Secure, SMS, WSUS
    • Help Desk ticket tracking: Request Tracker
    • Collaborative documentation: PmWiki
    • Software licensing and compliance
  • Provided Staff Support


1998 - 2002

B.A. in Liberal Arts, Sarah Lawrence College

2000 - 2001

Gender and the Environment: Latin American Perspectives and Crossing Borders Gender and Social Change in Mesoamerica, CEMAL
  • Participated in Zope and MySQL training seminar through LaNeta
  • Traveled in Arizona, Sonora, Chiapas, Guatemala and El Salvador


  • Emotional intelligence and empathy
  • Dedicated with an excellent work ethic
  • Documentation and Change Management
  • Meticulous
  • Quick and self-motivated learner