Craig Dawson

craigdawson@email.com

Graduated -
Bachelor of Computer Science
University of Texas at Austin - Austin
Skills
  • Soft skills:
  • Collaboration
  • Problem-solving
  • Creative thinking
  • Hard skills:
  • Python, C# and Java
  • Jenkins and Ansible
  • Selenium
  • AWS cloud knowledge
Experience
Stable Software Solutions
DevOps Engineer
End date: PresentResponsibilities:
Part of a 10-person team that developed a CI/CD pipeline and cut software release times by 50% with a 15% increase in customer satisfaction
Used Selenium to develop a series of new automated software tests that cut QA overheads by $5,000
Helped make the company's development, testing and production environments more consistent by implementing container technology using Kubernetes
Proactively identified and resolved performance bottlenecks for a new application before it went to production
Glide Development Ltd
DevOps Engineer
End date: March 2016Responsibilities:
Used Ansible to automate and orchestrate workloads for a large-scale Java application with 3 million monthly users
Consulted with customers and other internal teams to improve user satisfaction with software by 10%
Set up application server monitoring using Nagios and wrote two plugins for it using Python
Supported production systems outside of standard working hours by periodically volunteering to be on call 24/7 to help with issues
D-Team DevOps Co
Junior DevOps Engineer
End date: March 2015Responsibilities:
Built deployment plans for QA, release candidate and final release builds using Jenkins
Wrote shell scripts using Python to automate tests for the production environment's infrastructure on AWSEC2
Identified and helped resolve application environment issues, such as connection firewall issues, cloud configuration issues and Linux problems
Languages
  • English - Conversational
  • Spanish - Conversational
  • German - Conversational