GAVIN HUTCHINSON





TECHNOLOGY & TOOLS


Latest Experience

  • Containers - Docker, Rancher, Kubernetes
  • Languages - Python, Shell, Batch
  • Databases - Oracle, MongoDB, Postgres
  • Automation & IaC Tools - Gitlab CI, Terraform, Packer, Ansible
  • Monitoring Tools - Dynatrace, DataDog, Zipkin, Prometheus, Lens
  • Alerting Tools - OpsGenie
  • Operating Systems - Ubuntu/Debian, Windows
  • Version Control - Gitlab
  • Cloud Providers - AWS, DigitalOcean
  • General Tools - Jira, Confluence, Slack


LAST EMPLOYER


SageSure - DevOps Engineer

November 2020 to Present - Remote, US

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PAST EMPLOYERS


Boeing - DevOps Engineer

Oct 2018 to July 2020 - Doha/Remote, Qatar
  • Managed and automated a large closed system across several environments.
    • Infrastructure used includes Oracle Virtual Manager and VMware, RHEL/CentOS/OL, Solaris, and Windows.
    • Used Python, Shell, SaltStack for server automation, used Zabbix and OEM for server monitoring.
  • Automated CI/CD pipelines with Jenkins and used SVN repositories.
    • Created service automation with Python, Shell, Batch, VB, and SQL.
    • Used Graylog for service level monitoring. Managed Oracle and MongoDB databases. Utilized Docker Swarm for most services.
  • Created all technical system documentation. Led project meetings with customer. Instructed technical customer staff on system management in a formal classroom environment.
  • Served as the regional site reliability contact for customer managed systems within the Middle East. Provided remote and on-site support, often addressing critical production issues.

Boeing - DevOps Engineer

Jun 2017 to Oct 2018 - Remote, CA US
  • Managed mostly RAC Oracle database clusters and Docker Swarm deployed Java services across Linux, Unix, and Windows servers.
    • Used Python, Shell, SaltStack for server automation, used Zabbix for server monitoring and Elk Stack for application monitoring.
  • Automated CI/CD pipelines with Jenkins using Shell, PowerShell, Batch, and Python.
  • Maintained existing Java product installers. Simplified private customer deployments with Shell, Batch, Python, and SQL using methods like GUI installers and update services.
  • Provisioned server infrastructure with VMware, ProfitBricks, and Azure. Leveraged provider APIs to control infrastructure. Managed source and artifact repositories with Gitlab, Apache Subversion, and Nexus.
  • Served as a site reliability contact for customer managed systems within the US and Eastern Europe. Provided remote and on-site support, often addressing critical production issues.

TEECOM - Internal Tools Developer

Jun 2016 to Jun 2017 - Oakland, CA US
  • Automated tedious workflows for the modeling suites Revit and AutoCAD via C#, Python, and lisp.
    • Examples include auto-pathway generation, smart object placement, and template creation.
  • Created desktop automation tools in Python and VB with integration from Revit and AutoCAD.
    • For instance, created a process in which AutoCAD or Revit object properties are exported and compiled into an intuitive set of spreadsheets and PDFs.
  • Led regular user requirement meetings to develop new improvements and capture feedback from all the engineers which relied upon custom tools.
  • Maintained private Github repositories, authored and improved the documentation for new and existing tools.

Jacobs Technology - Systems Engineer

Nov 2015 to May 2016 - Destin, FL US
  • Developed new and improved existing VB and Python tools mostly for processing large data sets from radar testing cycles and subsequent report creation.
  • Modeled and designed high-level scenarios in MATLAB to produce conclusive results for radar deployment specifications.
  • Utilized simulation suites, RF equipment, and radar interfaces to analyze electronic countermeasures and validate threat identification for multiple radar systems.
  • Acquired and maintained a US DoD Secret Clearance.


EDUCATION


BS Electrical Engineering

University of West Florida - Aug 2015
  • Capstone Project
    Wireless Power Transfer with an Impedance Matching Controller
  • Primary Coursework
    C++, Microprocessors, Electromagnetic Principles