Adam E Witt

About Me

Experienced Site Reliability Engineer and Cloud Architect with a demonstrated history of working in a fast paced and highly demanding role, implementing and developing DevOps methods and principles with an Agile workflow.

  • Name: Adam E Witt
  • Email: adam@wittsgarage.com
  • Phone: +1 952-454-1382
  • Address: 5744 Shannon Trail SE Prior Lake, MN 55372

Experience

2022-Present

Principal Cloud Architect

iA American Warranty Group

Oversee multi-cloud Azure/AWS environments. Design, develop, and deploy infrastructure solutions via Terraform and Azure DevOps. Create blue/green software deployments for in house applications. Train employees on IaC techniques, Kubernetes management, and various automation using TeamCity, Octopus, and Jenkins. Develop and maintain infrastructure standards; develop server build and configuration standards; plan and oversee adherence to change management and release management processes Create and maintain proper documentation for all actions, practices, procedures and processes Administer and troubleshoot infrastructure systems Oversee administration of systems maintained by the systems team including Windows OS, Backup Systems, SAN, Exchange, File Servers, Print Servers Provide expertise in advanced/complex technical areas including SAN, VMWare, load balancing, and fail-over/clustering Provide technical support and engineering support for Active Directory, group policy, DNS, DHCP, Windows Server

2021-2022

MLOps Consultant / Engineer

Slower Consulting Group

Designed, developed, and implemented a Machine Learning Stack for a Financial Services MLOps Team. Using the Cloud Adoption Framework (CAF) with Terraform, created an end-to-end pipeline incorporating Azure Databricks, Azure Machine Learning, and Azure Data Factory with data ingestion from a Snowflake Datalake to allow Data Scientists to easily test, train, and deploy their models in a secure and isolated environment. All configured via various Azure DevOps Pipelines and Repository templates. Monitor and maintain Azure Kubernetes clusters (KubeCost, AlertManager, ELK, Prometheus, LENs). Setup Monitoring, Alerting, and Logging to be captured by Azure’s built in offerings as well as shipping to a custom built ELK stack on Kubernetes for a consolidated view.

2019-2021

Sr. Cloud Engineer

C.H. Robinson

Monitor and maintain Azure Kubernetes clusters (KubeCost, AlertManager, ELK, Prometheus, LENs) Deploy new infrastructure for Data Scientists as needed via IAC, GitHub, Terraform, ArgoCD to follow the fail fast methodology Kubernetes performance tuning and dynamic scaling via HPAs Configure cross cluster communications with least privileged access Documentation, Training materials, Demos, R&D, Machine Learning design and deployment via Azure ML.

Skills

Terraform

90%

Kubernetes

90%

DevOps

95%

Agile

95%

Azure

90%

AWS

80%

Databases

90%

Multi-lingual

90%

Knowledge

80%

Services

Cloud Architect

Lead cultural change for cloud adoption. Develop and coordinate cloud architecture. Develop a cloud strategy and coordinate the adaptation process. Assessing applications, software and hardware Creating a “cloud broker team” Establish best practices for cloud across the company Selecting cloud providers and vetting third-party services Oversee governance and mitigate risk Work closely with IT security to monitor privacy and develop incident-response procedures Managing budgets and estimating cost Operating at scal

DevOps & MLOps

Train employees on Terraform best practices. Help developers with pipelines, code, general support via Azure DevOps Designe and Implemente Azure IaC and Pipeline. Setup Monitoring, Alerting, and Logging to be captured by Azure’s built in offerings as well as custom built ELK stack on Kubernetes for a consolidated views.

Consulting

Monitor and maintain Azure Kubernetes clusters (KubeCost, AlertManager, ELK, Prometheus, LENs) Deploy new infrastructure for Data Scientists as needed via IAC, GitHub, Terraform, ArgoCD to follow the fail fast methodology Kubernetes performance tuning and dynamic scaling via HPAs Configure cross cluster communications with least privileged access Documentation, Training materials, Demos, R&D, Machine Learning design and deployment via Azure ML.

Projects

Contact Me

Address

5744 Shannon Trail SE Prior Lake, MN 55372

Email

adam@wittsgarage.com

Phone

+1 952-454-1382

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