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 (2014 - June 2015)
  • Grew a team from 3 to 6 engineers.
  • Own my team's vision, direction and execution towards improving the development platform.
  • Act as SCRUM facilitator, incrementally improving velocity and execution of team.
DevOps Engineer (May 2013 - 2014)
  • Implemented Python SDK for Alibaba's cloud with 1 other engineer.
  • Automation, tools, and training for a self-service approach to Operations.
  • Automated high-overhead processes: management for Hadoop, Kafka, Zookeeper.
  • Became the subject matter expert on AWS with little prior experience.
Google - Systems Engineer (June 2012 - May 2013)
  • Was the sole Operational Engineer supporting 4B page views and 230M users per month.
  • Coordinated decommissioning plans among various departments.
  • Managed vendors 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.
  • Designed an implemented ML LSI algorithms for recommendations product.
  • 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 FEA and CFD in LS-DYNA and CTH.
  • Implemented alternative constitutive model for some materials in Fortran in CTH.
  • 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.