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Experience

Experience

Karl Majer LLC

| President |

2009-2015

My client deliveries include system architectures for their networks and hosted applications, mobile design and development on iOS, custom Android OS and app development, team leadership and technical oversight.

 

Salesforce

| Architect |

2012-2015

Deliveries included a ‘cocktail napkin to multiple production datacenter deployment’ design, prototype, build, and deploy of the automated provisioning system currently in use. Additionally I built and lead the team responsible for both the development and operation of the system.

 

Endeca Technologies

| Systems Architect |

2007-2009

For Endeca I designed and built the automation system for the engineering department. This allowed end user developers to dynamically reinstall virtual and real hardware with OS and rev/patch level specificity to support rapid troubleshooting of the Endeca product on differing platforms.

 

Verisign

| Systems Architect |

2006-2007

For Verisign, I delivered a prototype architecture using diskless servers in order to cut costs, reduce the number of failure points within the server, and further simplify the server configuration. This was deployed to production for the .net/.com TLD clusters.

 

Sun Microsystems

| Staff Engineer |

2005-2006

As Sun’s lead system’s administrator on SunGrid I provided technical leadership and operational oversight on the project.

 

Endeca Technologies

| Systems Architect |

2000-2005

As the person hired to build out Endeca’s IT and Unix Operations teams, I designed and installed Endeca’s hosting network from the ground up and then lead the teams that provided 24/7 support for the hosted customers, unix support for the internal engineering teams, and internal IT support for the rest of the company.

 

AOL, Inc – VA

| Technical Manager |

1997-2000

Primary deliverables included leading a team of five engineers to deliver multiple global distributed cache complexes. This enabled AOL’s 30MM user subscriber base to access the internet 30% faster than their competition.

 
My full resume with the rest of my work history and references is available upon request.