Justin Meyer

Justin Meyer

Software Engineer, Service Reliability Engineer, DevOps Evangelist, Data Scientist, Sailor, Pilot

Contact Me

Personal Website / About Me

Latest Meat-Space Projects

pen Source and 3d printering

Wet Catfood Feeder

Wet cat food winch opener. Runs off raspberry pi and cron jobs bec i'm a hack and this is good enough.

Misc Models

Various things not worthy of their own repo.

More on Github

Work Experience

Lead Site Reliability Engineer – AppOmni
November 2023 - Present

  • Expanstion of SSPM Product:
    • FinOps Cost reduction, asset tagging and utilization reporting
    • "Stack" expansion to two markets FedRAMP / PDPL
    • PostgreSQL Reliability and scaling
    • Tools:
      • gitops
      • Terraform / Atlantis
      • FluxCD
      • Python/Django
      • Google Cloud Platform
      • PostgreSQL

Staff Site Reliability Engineer – Crusoe Energy
August 2021 - October 2023

  • All things building a cloud on metal:
    • PXE
    • MaaS
    • Ansible
    • Rocky Linux
    • libvirt
    • Tailscale / Wireguard
    • Okta SSO
    • Netbox IPAM
  • Non metal:
    • Cloudflare
    • GCP Kubernetes
    • Terraform
    • nginx, envoy, pomerium
    • prometheus stack
    • elastic search
  • Creating, monitoring, and maintaining services starting underground up into the cloud!

Staff Site Reliability Engineer – Adobe
March 2019 – August 2021

  • GCP migration and alignment
  • AWS service management and maintenance
  • Ongoing migration to containerized and or cloud native deployments
  • Monitoring, logging, and continuous improvement within Marketo’s existing DCs on bare metal hosts
  • Management of 6k hosts via puppet, pdsh, and ansible
  • Unified authentication with sssd, pam.d and corporate ldap

Site Reliability Engineer – ebay
Nov 2018 – March 2019

  • Worked in the SEC covering eBay’s 300B events/day on over 6k different services
  • Expanded mobile market into China
  • oAuth with core products, token cache service written in scala/play, python/flask
  • Infrastructure as code using terraform.io, Google Cloud Platform, chat bot integration
  • golang drone.io for CI/CD, Docker, Kubernetes
  • Multi region redundancy, cost reduction analysis in GCP
  • Multi monitoring with Prometheus/AlertManager
  • Migrated logging to daemonset deployed sumologic collector
  • Security auditing in GKE using fluentd and stackdriver,
  • Secret management, hashicorp vault implementation, fraud detection/browser fingerprinting
  • Setup centralized maven repository and migrated CD

Sr Full Stack Dev / Cloud Engineer – AppThis
Jan 2017 – July 2017

  • AWS engineer: cost reduction AWS, reduced under utilization
  • Automation with salt stack.
  • Custom HAproxy scaling, request processing SLA < 100ms
  • Log shipping migration to streams
  • PHP + hiphop, PHP7, Java, Scala (Play)

Full Stack Developer – CenturyLink
Nov 2016 – Jan 2017

Sub-contract through insight global
  • VeuxDu team member working on e911 and SpeakEasy projects.
  • Java 1.8 + Springboot micro service development

Sr Cloud Engineer – starz
Jun 2016 – Nov 2016

  • Used a wide breadth of tools in AWS and local platforms such as Terraform, Consul, Nomad, Packer, Docker, Bamboo, and Ansible.
  • Tasked with building a PaaS agnostic dashboard for allowing a wider spread of users to create redirects on starz.com. Dashboard built on meteor/node with an Angular2 frontend that manages a cluster of nginx servers.

Senior Developer – ThinkTank, GroupSystems
Feb 2015 – Jun 2016

  • Full-Stack Java developer supporting and maintaining existing hosted and installed SaaS collaboration product.
  • In memory database employed for contribution based transaction shipping and long polling
  • Lead on breaking product from monolith to hosted micro services
  • Wide spread of technologies employed: Spring Security, bootstrap, SAML2, Jetty, Install4J, Comet, Angular, GWT, .NET-interOp, Redis, ActiveMQ

Systems Developer – Xilinx
2009 – Feb 2015

  • Developed a training management system to keep track of multiple aspects of the training credit system
  • Aggregated data from multiple sources for display to the sales force in a dashboard
  • Internationalized online schedules, course list/description management and data collection
  • Automated publish with Adobe CQ5
  • Self trained VHDL on Zynq red FPGA board

University of Colorado Web Communications – Lead Web Developer
1999 – 2006

  • Developed and maintained a variety projects mostly Java, JavaScript, Perl, and Actionscript
  • Modified existing applications to adhere to new standards and technology along with absolute browser compatibility
  • High availability student online registration system
  • Created CGI programs to interface with a variety of applications.
  • Experienced in format manipulation to suit needs
  • Generative flat file search engine

Entrepreneurial Endeavors

RocketScience Innovation LLC
2006 – 2019 Full-Time, Ongoing

  • Founder of a technology development corporation.
  • 13-year contract with Open Range Access.com in oil field and data telemetry
  • Object Oriented Software Development with PHP, Java, Perl, JavaScript, Python
  • DevOps Role of VPC setup and migration to the cloud
  • Hardware design and microcontroller programming
  • Satellite/RF/Cellular Communications
  • Real time telemetry logging and ETL to accounting

codeffects.com LLC
2001 – 2006

  • Contract development company
  • Development (PERL, Java, C/C++, JavaScript, AJAX, CSS, XSLT, RSS, SH, SEO)
  • Web page and graphic design
  • DevOps site hosting and co-lo setup
  • Unix/Linux Administration