Senior IT Manager/Leader with a track record for working closely with line-of-business leaders in the development and operation of technology that achieves sustainable competitive position by reducing development cycle time, lowering operational costs and introducing product and service innovations that secure premier market positioning. A combination of technical skill and people management/development skills have been proven in
Senior IT Manager/Leader with a track record for working closely with line-of-business leaders in the development and operation of technology that achieves sustainable competitive position by reducing development cycle time, lowering operational costs and introducing product and service innovations that secure premier market positioning. A combination of technical skill and people management/development skills have been proven in entrepreneurial startup and established business environments, in not-for-profit organizations as well as through merger and the resulting organizational integration.
Network: Checkpoint, Cisco, F5
Operating Systems: Linux/CentOS/Ubuntu, Windows Server, Docker
Developer Management: Python, C#, Java , PHP, Agile, Kanban, Scrum, Jira/Confluence/Agile Board.
DevOps: Ansible, CFEngine, Jenkins, Artifactory, Kibana, Graphite
Database: MySQL, MS SQL Server, Database encryption, SAN, Clustering
NoSQL: Hadoop, HBase, Cassandra
Security: IDS/IPS, PCI DSS, VPN
Misc: Ganglia, MS Project, Data Center Management
Senior DevOps Manager @ From August 2015 to Present (4 months) Director of IT & Infrastructure @ Manages production infrastructure of Linux and Windows servers and workstations. Personal responsibilities include managing staff of DBA’s and systems administrators; assuring a scalable, reliable and secure operating environment by planning infrastructure needs on projects and monitoring systems.
Continually refines our Agile development and DevOps processes to foster communication and other efficiencies through automation.
Designed and implemented a highly available open source Hadoop/Hbase cluster in two datacenters and QA environment to enable software engineers to build targeted ad applications using a highly scalable and reliable data store.
Evaluated data center vendors and built out cloud and physical infrastructure at chosen vendor to allow utilization of a virtual and hybrid data center.
Evaluated and implemented web based project management and employee portal to allow all projects to be managed using one process and software; and defined one location for departmental portals. From January 2010 to July 2015 (5 years 7 months) VP of Engineering @ Hired to recruit, train, manage and mentor a team of 9 software engineers and other technical professionals responsible for the development, maintenance and operation of the business’s technology platform with a goal of achieving and maintaining a dominant position in the CPL Internet advertising market. Personal responsibilities include defining and improving the organization’s structure and providing thought leadership regarding the application of new technologies to the industry’s rapidly growing and evolving business requirements. From August 2007 to January 2010 (2 years 6 months) Director, Applications Engineering @ Hired as the first technical employee for this Direct Marketing startup later purchased by TransUnion.
Managed the Network Operations group responsible for designing, implementing and management of the the organization's data center and infrastructure including 45 web sites and applications.
Managed the Development team responsible for designing and managing web channel Direct Marketing web sites for the Acquisitions, Collections, Lead Generation and Usage verticals. In addition, this team develops and manages targeted offers websites for one of the largest Online Banking websites in the world.
Managed the Project Management team responsible for managing the 100's of projects that make the web based solutions above. From November 1999 to August 2007 (7 years 10 months) Software Engineer @ Lead software developer created web based software applications using Visual Basic, ASP, and SQL Server 7.0. Assisted in infrastructure managment in previous position as Assistant Network administrator. From September 1995 to October 1999 (4 years 2 months)
BS, Electrical Engineering @ Marquette University From 1990 to 1995 Sean Barden is skilled in: Scrum, Docker, Agile Methodologies, Hadoop, Cloud Computing, Data Center, Agile, Security, Python, MySQL, Linux, Start-ups, Continuous Integration, Web Applications, Ansible
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