Brett D Bourquin


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Brett 'twas born and raised in Arkansas. He earned a Computer Science Degree from Arkansas Tech University with an emphasis in Language Design. He is know for his high-energy, confidence , and infectious enthusiasm for technology. On his off time he enjoys indie games, playing with his children,loving his wife, and messing around with frameworks on his raspberry pi(s).

Skills

  • Tomcat Administration
    Shell Script
    JVM
    Puppet
    Vagrant
    Ansible
    Enterprise Docker Image Maintainer
  • OneOps pack Development
    Shell Script
    Chef
    Ruby
    OpenStack
    Azure
  • Java
    Spring
    Maven
    JUnit
    Jenkins
    1.7
    1.8
    11
  • ServiceNow
    Item Creator
    Jelly
    Glide
    CMS
  • DataPower Administration
    Rack n' Stack of Hardware
    Networking
    FIPS 140-2 Compliance and Configuration
    SOMA API Calling and Scripting

employment

Principal Software Architect, Walmart Stores Incorporated

2017-01 — Present

Cloud Powered Organization, working on cloud native services for developers

  • Managed Servlet Platform for Java Servlet Applications
  • CI/CD Pipeline Automation
  • Cloud Native Infrastructure Services and Automations

Technical Expert, Walmart Stores Incorporated

2008-06 — 2017-01

Cloud Powered Organization, working on platform services for developers

  • OneOps Tomcat pack owner
  • API Management w/DataPower Appliances

E4 Specialist, Arkansas National Guard, US Army

2004-05 — 2012-05

1-142nd Field Artillery HQ/C/B Batteries

  • 16 month tour Iraq with C Battery (Winter 2005-Spring 2007)[Operation Iraqi Freedom]

education

Arkansas Tech University

2002-08 — 2008-05

Free Code Camp

2016-01 — Present

service

Sitting Board Member, Pug Rescue of Northwest Arkansas

2010-01 — 2016-01

Provide guidance on fostering and placement of pugs as well as organize events and fundraising efforts

  • Fostered 20+ pugs
  • Fail-fostered 'Nemo'
  • Helped create the dns for 'pugrescuenwa.com'
  • Tech support for the organization

Assistant Den Leader, Committee Secretary, Boy Scouts of America

2018-01 — Present

Provide guidance and leadership to a Den of cub scouts and take meeting notes at committee meetings

  • Youth Protection Trained
  • Introduction to Outdoor Leadership Trained

testimonials


interests

Front-end design

Current

Old Skool Games

Current