Bentonville (US), Northwest Arkansas

About

Brett was 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).

Experience

Walmart Stores Incorporated

October 2021 - Present
Distinguished Software Engineer

Developer Productivity, CI/CD Tools

  • CI/CD Pipeline Architecture
  • Concord, Looper, Github, Developer Training Consultant

Walmart Stores Incorporated

June 2020 - October 2021
Principal System Engineer

Developer Productivity, CI/CD Tools

  • CI/CD Pipeline Architecture
  • Concord, Looper, Github, Developer Training Consultant

Walmart Stores Incorporated

January 2017 - June 2020
Principal System Engineer

Cloud Powered Organization, working on cloud native services for developers

  • Managed Servlet Platform for Java Servlet Applications
  • CI/CD Pipeline Automation

Walmart Stores Incorporated

June 2008 - January 2017
Technical Expert

Cloud Powered Organization, working on platform services for developers

  • OneOps Tomcat pack owner

Arkansas National Guard, US Army

May 2004 - May 2012
E4 Specialist

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

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

Education

Arkansas Tech University

2002 - 2008
Bachelor
Computer and Information Sciences
GPA: 3.2

Volunteer

Boy Scouts of America

January 2018 - Present
Cub Master

Provide guidance and leadership to a Pack of Cub Scouts

  • Wood Badge 2019-2021

Skills

Kubernetes
Intermediate
  • Custom Resource Definitions
  • CI/CD Pipeline Creation
  • Build Automation
  • Developer Experience
Tomcat Administration
Master
  • Shell Script
  • JVM
  • Enterprise Docker Image Maintainer
Java
Master
  • Spring
  • Maven
  • JUnit
  • 1.8
  • 11

Languages

English
Native speaker
Spanish
Beginner

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