Adam Gray
Sunnyvale, CA
Math, Physics, and Science.
Platforms: Linux, Android, AWS, Unix, Solaris, *BSD, Windows
Tools of The Trade: bash, python, puppet, boto, AWS, Aliyun, Jenkins, git
Data Systems: MySQL, Cassandra, CouchDB, Redis, Hadoop, Hard Drives, Paper and Pen
The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
B.S. Physics
Facebook - Production Engineer (June 2015 - Present)
Quixey - Engineering Manager, DevPlatform (May 2013 - June 2015)
  • Manager: Grew a team from 3 to 6 engineers
  • Manager: Own my team's vision, direction and execution towards improving the development platform
  • Manager: Act as SCRUM facilitator, incrementally improving velocity and execution of team
  • Individual Contributor: Automation, tools, and training for a self-service approach to Operations
  • Individual Contributor: Automated high-overhead processes: management for Hadoop, Kafka, Zookeeper
  • Individual Contributor: Became the subject matter expert on AWS with little prior experience.
Google - Systems Engineer (June 2012 - May 2013)
  • Sole Operational Engineer supporting up to 4B page views and 230M users per month
  • Coordinate decommissioning plans among various departments
  • Vendor management including negotiation, payment, cancellation, and reimbursement
Meebo - Lead Data Systems Engineer (June 2011 - Acquired June 2012)
  • Guided architectural decisions regarding data systems for 600-server infrastructure
  • Launched and maintained cross-datacenter Cassandra, clustered CouchDB, sharded MySQL
  • Implemented Machine Learning algorithms on user data
Server Operations Engineer (August 2007 - June 2011)
  • 3 datacenter moves with sub-minute downtime
  • Deployed puppet on existing 400 server infrastructure
Battelle Memorial Institute - Research Associate (Autumn 2005 - August 2007)
  • Stress, strain and failure studies of new designs using FEM/A
  • Managed 90 processor high-performance computing cluster
Dept. of Physics, OSU - Student Programmer (Summer 2004 - Summer 2006)
  • Developed web interface for molecular dynamics software using PHP
  • Created an online scientific collaboration environment using PHP and MySQL
Unit One Nine - Web and Flash Developer (Spring 2004 - Autumn 2006)
  • Developed corporate and client websites and Flash ads for AOL AIM using ASP, PHP, Windows and Linux
References available upon request.