Impactian EToDâ„¢ Developer (2%)
Extraordinary Talent on Demandâ„¢
Mike
Stankavich
DevOps Developer
Software Developer in Austin, TX, United States
DevOps
SQL
T-SQL
Linux
Agile Software Development
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Oracle PL/SQL
PostgreSQL
PL/pgSQL
Oracle
Software Configuration Management (SCM)
TIBCO
Ms SQL Developer
Offshore Developer
Microsoft SQL Server
HIRE
DevOps Developer
Impactian EToDâ„¢ Developer (2%)
Mike Stankavich
Software Developer in Austin, TX, United States
DevOps
SQL
T-SQL
Linux
Agile Software Development
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Oracle PL/SQL
PostgreSQL
PL/pgSQL
Oracle
Software Configuration Management (SCM)
TIBCO
Ms SQL Developer
Offshore Developer
Microsoft SQL Server
About
Mike is a strategic and innovative international technical solutions leader, experienced in managing Complex Data Projects, Cloud Platforms, Database Modeling, Blockchain, Systems Security, Design and Development. He is an exceptional communicator, able to translate technical ideas into clear and concise terminology for any audience both internationally and of diverse career levels.
Skills
Languages
T-SQL, SQL, PowerBuilder, PL/pgSQL, Python, PHP, JavaScript, Java, C#, C++, Oracle, MongoDB
Frameworks
.NET, Django, ASP.NET, ADO.NET, Express, Restify, Play framework, Iconic, Angular
Libraries/APIs
jQuery, Tibco
Platforms
Windows, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Linux, Oracle, MacOS, iOS, Android
Storage
Microsoft SQL, Server, Oracle PL/SQL, PostgreSQL, MySQL
Other
Data Migration, Data Modeling, Software Configuration Management (SCM), Offshore Development, TIBCO, MS SQL Developer, Offshore Developer, TCP/IP, Data Structures, Ajax, Version Control
Tools
Erwin
Experience
DevOps
17 years
Data Modeling
13 years
Database-driven Web App Development
13 years
Data Migration
10 years
Change Management
8 years
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
2 years
Highlight Projects
Alt-banking portal legacy app integration
Build REST API integration layer to enable green field cloud native alt banking mobile app to interact with line-of-business legacy system
BCG/EZCorp
  • Design architecture.
  • Write project documentation.
  • Design cloud infrastructure  .
  • Build API layer code.
  • Engage infrastructure to get app landed.
Private cloud IaaS buildout
Build out full infrastructure-as-code environment to support high frequency trading developer boxes and application servers
Sharada Capital Management
  • Select tooling.
  • Design inventory and config stores.
  • Build implementation with Ansible, Terraform, Bash, Python.
  • Integrate VMWare, LXD builds with Ubuntu and CentOS system images.
  • Implement Active Directory and Kerberos integration.
B2B SaaS database and devops buildout
Design and implement datastore and DevOps IaaC + CI/CD for SaaS
Qlinary, Inc
  • Modeled, built, supported Postgres databases.
  • Built out AWS OpsWorks stack to manage database, full text search, and app servers.
  • Designed and implemented multi-environment VPC architecture with application enclaves, VPN, and bastion host.
SQL Server to Postgres migration
Migrate large SaaS application data layer from SQL Server to Postgres
Certain, Inc
  • Architected and built migration strategy for schema and data with heterogenous replication.
  • Managed multi-platform deployment scripts and tooling.
  • Worked application performance issues.
Work Experience
Cloud Data Platform Engineer
Pimco
|
Apr 2019 - Present
  • Manage and support legacy enterprise MongoDB environment, strategize and execute migrations to public cloud databases such as AWS DocumentDB, Athena/Glue, and Aurora. End-of-life on-prem systems.
  • Architected strategy for MongoDB Enterprise database migrations to public cloud.
  • Built cloud resource management tooling with Terraform.
  • Worked with infrastructure team and app owners to gather requirements and implement.
  • Supported legacy and private cloud MongoDB Enterprise platform capability for enterprise apps at PIMCO.
Principal Engineer, Owner
Jackson Peak LLC
|
Apr 2015 - Present
  • Delivered diverse IT consulting services as well as build and maintain custom applications for a variety of clients.
  • Created and operated HoriZen cryptocurrency secure node hosting service https://nodelauncher.com.
  • Constructed and managed GPU-based Ethereum cryptocurrency mining operation 
  • Built and supported https://getcleansnap.com, Cleansnap construction site cleanup contract lead search application with geolocation using Google Maps, Firebase, node.js and Ionic framework with integration to SalesForce, WordPress and MemberMouse, hosted on Heroku.
  • Architected solution and application architecture for Veriwolf, a cloud native software and hardware solution for construction site personnel tracking. Built with Node.js, MongoDB, Raspberry Pi, and Impinj RFID equipment, hosted on Heroku.
Senior Solutions Architect
EZCorp
|
Mar 2019 - Jan 2020
  • Responsible for designing integration between a new business initiative alt banking app and the legacy point of sale and pawn loan management system. Developed spec documents and met with stakeholders while completing design and build approach.
  • Designed and built solution with node.js to develop REST API wrapping and exposing functionality from the legacy app with minimal interruptions on legacy side.
  • Worked with infrastructure team to gather requirements and implement.
  • Wrote and placed installer with Bash and Ansible to install app and all dependencies on virtual machine instances.
  •  Launched new app (https://lana.com) in selected pawn stores in December 2019, with expected rollout to all stores across the US in 2020.
Senior DevOps & Solutions Engineer
Sharada Capital Management
|
Jul 2016 - Mar 2019
  • Took over private cloud build out from offshore developers. Designed and built out infrastructure-as-code automation stack on VMWare and LXD using Terraform, Ansible, Vagrant, TestInfra, custom Python tooling and shell scripts.
  • Designed flat file to RDBMS transformation and deployment strategy.
  • Used packer and cloud-init to build custom images for launching VMs and containers.
  • Applied Consul as defacto config store with Python transformation to Terraform and Ansible.
  • Added Testinfra automated testing to verify VMs and containers were built as expected and services were available and responsive.
  • Contributed to Terraform, Vagrant and Ansible-related open source projects.
  • Engineered full Linux to Active Directory integration including Kerberos delegation, Postgres database modeling, programming, and administration for Ubuntu and CentOS VMs.


Senior Data Engineer
qlinary.com
|
Apr 2015 - May 2016
  • Owned data model, designed schema, built database migrations, and wrote complex database functions to handle recipe costing and other performance sensitive functions. Directed, managed and facilitated AWS architecture and automation.
  • Set-up multiple environment specific VPCs with OpenVPN bastion host and OpsWorks stack with custom Chef recipes for web/application build, full text search, and database server instances.
  • Collaborated with backend development on Java Play Framework and Solr development and server administration as needed.
  • Designed and prototyped automated schema deployment solution with Liquibase and Flyway.
  • Managed AWS EC2, S3, Route 53, ELB, and VPC resources. Designed and implemented S3 database backup.
  • Architected and built out public facing API with Amazon API Gateway and Lambda functions using JAWS/Serverless framework.
  • Implemented Newrelic server and application monitoring.


Senior Database Architect
Certain, Inc.
|
Aug 2013 - Nov 2014
  • Hired on as database engineer with specific objective of championing a migration from SQL Server to Postgres. Worked on SQL Server data modeling and performance tuning including intervention in Java and ColdFusion backends.
  • Led database portion of project to transition from MSSQL to Postgres. Designed and built the schema and database code to migrate to Postgres, built parallel deployments for both platforms for releases, and constructed cutover process to load data into Postgres.
  • Translated ASCII to Unicode migration planning and coding, designing and developing script to automatically copy every table definition to new database, change data types, copy over data and remaining schema objects.
  • Resolved Postgres performance issues and worked to ensure smooth cutover.
  • Performed ongoing performance tuning and deadlock reduction on SQL Server 2005 legacy system.
  • Provided SME expertise to team of Java and ColdFusion developers and reviewed and approved schema changes.
  • Prototyped database object source control and deployment process with Liquibase and Subversion.
  • Directed selection and implementation of next gen reporting and BI platform.


Education
Thomas Edison State College
Trenton, NJ
|
2008 - 2009
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Information Systems
Certifications
ISC Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
ISC2
MS Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Microsoft
MS Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Microsoft
MS Certified Solution Developer, Application Developer (MCSD)
Microsoft
MS Certified Systems Engineer, Systems Administrator (MCSE)
Microsoft
APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)
APICS
About
Mike is a strategic and innovative international technical solutions leader, experienced in managing Complex Data Projects, Cloud Platforms, Database Modeling, Blockchain, Systems Security, Design and Development. He is an exceptional communicator, able to translate technical ideas into clear and concise terminology for any audience both internationally and of diverse career levels.
Skills
Languages
T-SQL, SQL, PowerBuilder, PL/pgSQL, Python, PHP, JavaScript, Java, C#, C++, Oracle, MongoDB
Frameworks
.NET, Django, ASP.NET, ADO.NET, Express, Restify, Play framework, Iconic, Angular
Libraries/APIs
jQuery, Tibco
Platforms
Windows, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Linux, Oracle, MacOS, iOS, Android
Storage
Microsoft SQL, Server, Oracle PL/SQL, PostgreSQL, MySQL
Other
Data Migration, Data Modeling, Software Configuration Management (SCM), Offshore Development, TIBCO, MS SQL Developer, Offshore Developer, TCP/IP, Data Structures, Ajax, Version Control
Tools
Erwin
Experience
DevOps
17 years
Data Modeling
13 years
Database-driven Web App Development
13 years
Data Migration
10 years
Change Management
8 years
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
2 years
Highlight Projects
Alt-banking portal legacy app integration
Build REST API integration layer to enable green field cloud native alt banking mobile app to interact with line-of-business legacy system
BCG/EZCorp
  • Design architecture.
  • Write project documentation.
  • Design cloud infrastructure  .
  • Build API layer code.
  • Engage infrastructure to get app landed.
Private cloud IaaS buildout
Build out full infrastructure-as-code environment to support high frequency trading developer boxes and application servers
Sharada Capital Management
  • Select tooling.
  • Design inventory and config stores.
  • Build implementation with Ansible, Terraform, Bash, Python.
  • Integrate VMWare, LXD builds with Ubuntu and CentOS system images.
  • Implement Active Directory and Kerberos integration.
B2B SaaS database and devops buildout
Design and implement datastore and DevOps IaaC + CI/CD for SaaS
Qlinary, Inc
  • Modeled, built, supported Postgres databases.
  • Built out AWS OpsWorks stack to manage database, full text search, and app servers.
  • Designed and implemented multi-environment VPC architecture with application enclaves, VPN, and bastion host.
SQL Server to Postgres migration
Migrate large SaaS application data layer from SQL Server to Postgres
Certain, Inc
  • Architected and built migration strategy for schema and data with heterogenous replication.
  • Managed multi-platform deployment scripts and tooling.
  • Worked application performance issues.
Work Experience
Cloud Data Platform Engineer
Pimco | Apr 2019 - Present
  • Manage and support legacy enterprise MongoDB environment, strategize and execute migrations to public cloud databases such as AWS DocumentDB, Athena/Glue, and Aurora. End-of-life on-prem systems.
  • Architected strategy for MongoDB Enterprise database migrations to public cloud.
  • Built cloud resource management tooling with Terraform.
  • Worked with infrastructure team and app owners to gather requirements and implement.
  • Supported legacy and private cloud MongoDB Enterprise platform capability for enterprise apps at PIMCO.
Principal Engineer, Owner
Jackson Peak LLC | Apr 2015 - Present
  • Delivered diverse IT consulting services as well as build and maintain custom applications for a variety of clients.
  • Created and operated HoriZen cryptocurrency secure node hosting service https://nodelauncher.com.
  • Constructed and managed GPU-based Ethereum cryptocurrency mining operation 
  • Built and supported https://getcleansnap.com, Cleansnap construction site cleanup contract lead search application with geolocation using Google Maps, Firebase, node.js and Ionic framework with integration to SalesForce, WordPress and MemberMouse, hosted on Heroku.
  • Architected solution and application architecture for Veriwolf, a cloud native software and hardware solution for construction site personnel tracking. Built with Node.js, MongoDB, Raspberry Pi, and Impinj RFID equipment, hosted on Heroku.
Senior Solutions Architect
EZCorp | Mar 2019 - Jan 2020
  • Responsible for designing integration between a new business initiative alt banking app and the legacy point of sale and pawn loan management system. Developed spec documents and met with stakeholders while completing design and build approach.
  • Designed and built solution with node.js to develop REST API wrapping and exposing functionality from the legacy app with minimal interruptions on legacy side.
  • Worked with infrastructure team to gather requirements and implement.
  • Wrote and placed installer with Bash and Ansible to install app and all dependencies on virtual machine instances.
  •  Launched new app (https://lana.com) in selected pawn stores in December 2019, with expected rollout to all stores across the US in 2020.
Senior DevOps & Solutions Engineer
Sharada Capital Management | Jul 2016 - Mar 2019
  • Took over private cloud build out from offshore developers. Designed and built out infrastructure-as-code automation stack on VMWare and LXD using Terraform, Ansible, Vagrant, TestInfra, custom Python tooling and shell scripts.
  • Designed flat file to RDBMS transformation and deployment strategy.
  • Used packer and cloud-init to build custom images for launching VMs and containers.
  • Applied Consul as defacto config store with Python transformation to Terraform and Ansible.
  • Added Testinfra automated testing to verify VMs and containers were built as expected and services were available and responsive.
  • Contributed to Terraform, Vagrant and Ansible-related open source projects.
  • Engineered full Linux to Active Directory integration including Kerberos delegation, Postgres database modeling, programming, and administration for Ubuntu and CentOS VMs.


Senior Data Engineer
qlinary.com | Apr 2015 - May 2016
  • Owned data model, designed schema, built database migrations, and wrote complex database functions to handle recipe costing and other performance sensitive functions. Directed, managed and facilitated AWS architecture and automation.
  • Set-up multiple environment specific VPCs with OpenVPN bastion host and OpsWorks stack with custom Chef recipes for web/application build, full text search, and database server instances.
  • Collaborated with backend development on Java Play Framework and Solr development and server administration as needed.
  • Designed and prototyped automated schema deployment solution with Liquibase and Flyway.
  • Managed AWS EC2, S3, Route 53, ELB, and VPC resources. Designed and implemented S3 database backup.
  • Architected and built out public facing API with Amazon API Gateway and Lambda functions using JAWS/Serverless framework.
  • Implemented Newrelic server and application monitoring.


Senior Database Architect
Certain, Inc. | Aug 2013 - Nov 2014
  • Hired on as database engineer with specific objective of championing a migration from SQL Server to Postgres. Worked on SQL Server data modeling and performance tuning including intervention in Java and ColdFusion backends.
  • Led database portion of project to transition from MSSQL to Postgres. Designed and built the schema and database code to migrate to Postgres, built parallel deployments for both platforms for releases, and constructed cutover process to load data into Postgres.
  • Translated ASCII to Unicode migration planning and coding, designing and developing script to automatically copy every table definition to new database, change data types, copy over data and remaining schema objects.
  • Resolved Postgres performance issues and worked to ensure smooth cutover.
  • Performed ongoing performance tuning and deadlock reduction on SQL Server 2005 legacy system.
  • Provided SME expertise to team of Java and ColdFusion developers and reviewed and approved schema changes.
  • Prototyped database object source control and deployment process with Liquibase and Subversion.
  • Directed selection and implementation of next gen reporting and BI platform.


Education
Thomas Edison State College
Trenton, NJ | 2008 - 2009
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Information Systems
Certifications
ISC Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
ISC2
MS Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Microsoft
MS Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Microsoft
MS Certified Solution Developer, Application Developer (MCSD)
Microsoft
MS Certified Systems Engineer, Systems Administrator (MCSE)
Microsoft
APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)
APICS