Senior Director - Machine Learning Model Development Platform at Capital One
Years of Experience
city university of new yorkbaruch college zicklin school of business, dickinson college
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2022 - Present
Senior Director of Machine Learning Engineering
2019 - 2022
Director of Software Engineering
Lead five teams in building out machine learning platform capabilities covering data exploration, model training, packaging and production inference. We run a large scale Kubernetes and AWS public cloud based multi-tenant platform hosting some of the most data intensive and valuable models within Capital One.
2018 - 2019
Senior Manager, Software Engineering
I manage a team of platform and software engineers building the future of machine learning managed train, build, and serve platforms at Capital One. We run a managed Kubernetes environment that provides orchestrated deployment of machine learning models into production via fully automated CICD pipelines. Our environment runs fully in the AWS public cloud and serves up millions of requests per day with a regionally load balanced active/active solution.
2017 - 2018
Devops Manager - Center for Machine Learning
-Manage a small team of full-stack developers and devops engineers. -Product owner for the “Center for Machine Learning” AWS environment where we are currently working to operationalize on-boarding processes for deploying into our NPI certified environment. -Currently working to build out our portfolio of machine learning platform orchestration tools using Jenkins, DataDog, AWS EC2 and EMR, Kubernetes, Ansible, Terraform, and custom Python scripts.
2016 - 2017
intuitive technology partners inc.
Practice Director for Data Center and Cloud Migration
Provides engagement leadership for technical teams covering migration projects targeting both cloud providers (AWS, Azure, and Rackspace) as well as on-premise data centers and co-location facilities.
2016 - Present
artichoke dance company inc.
2015 - 2017
rodell ventures llc
DevOps Architect / Owner
Solutions architect focusing on green field AWS cloud architecture design, devops implementations, and migrations into the public cloud. Expertise in infrastructure design, application inter-dependency mapping and analysis, migration solution design and implementation, as well as overall data center migration strategy development.
2014 - 2015
AVP Senior Principal Solutions Engineer and Head of Solutions Engineering
As the head of solutions engineering I lead and mentor a team of engineers that work on large multi-discipline infrastructure projects to deliver across engineering. Our team are the architects that glue together the disparate technologies across engineering ensuring that each group considers the other. As an individual contributor I work on large projects leading all of engineering to ensure that the final solution considers all of the possibilities available to us across the breadth of technologies we use. This is a solutions architect role that often also includes heavy involvement with delivery. These projects cover a number of areas such as M & A work, data center migrations, confidential vendor engagements, large platform changes, etc. My job is to lead engineering and speak for the entire organization when one voice is needed.
2010 - 2014
Application Solution and Middleware Engineering Specialist
Provides cross-domain solutions for large enterprise class infrastructure initiatives covering distributed server, midrange, network, security engineering, and middleware technologies. Leading initiatives from solution design through to delivery.
2007 - 2010
Internet Engineering Manager
Managed a team of 18 full-time employees, consultants and offshore resources responsible for supporting the MetLife Institutional business WebSphere environment covering engineering as well as crisis management during production system outages.
2003 - 2007
Senior Internet Engineer
Provided systems operational support and architectural design for 130 web applications.
2002 - 2003
Worked with a team to architect and then build a new product for Monster.com to be sold to universities for student recruitment. Product was built using C#, Windows 2000 and SQL Server 2000.
2001 - 2002
Worked as a level 3 web application support technician.
2000 - 2001
Worked with team to plan, develop and launch middleware and back-end portions of multiple websites including http://www.altoids.com, http://www.nikonusa.com, and http://www.shaving.com.
1998 - 2000
Electronic Marketing Associate
Responsible for all development for the mutual funds section of the MSDW website. Ensured that all appropriate compliance related changes were current and worked with the legal and marketing departments to manage content.
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Machine Learning (ML)
2008 - 2012
city university of new yorkbaruch college zicklin school of business
1992 - 1996
East Asian Studies