About Me

Programmer / DevOps Engineer with 25+ years of IT experience, ranging from C#/SQL development building web sites and tools to data analytics and release management with Azure DevOps (CI/CD). Success in team environments and working alone. Demonstrated ability to adapt and excel in ever-changing environments while delivering quality products within aggressive timelines.


Team Leadership ● Azure DevOps ● Continuous Delivery ● Agile / Scrum ● Deployment & Infrastructure Automation ● PowerShell DSC ● Azure ● AWS ● IaaS ● PaaS ● SaaS ● AppInsights ● C# ● .NET / .NET Core ● MVC ● REST / Web API ● GIT ● JavaScript / jQuery ● Bootstrap ● Tailwind ● HP Project Portfolio Management ● Service Now API ● Windows Server ● IIS ● SQL Server ● SQL Development / Reporting ● Oracle ● MySQL ● Mongo ● Postman ● Swagger ● Fiddler ● Excel

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Work History

Work History

Automation Specialist/DevOps

TCWGlobal (contract)

• Powershell scripting.
• C# Full-Stack development with jQuery, Bootstrap, Tailwind, SQL, Mongo, and MySql.
• Azure DevOps CI-CD pipelines.
• Azure and AWS provisioning.

Feb 2021 - Current

Web Development/DevOps

99Summits - Fort Worth, TX

• Responsible for overall integration testing and unit testing.
• Created C# console application which migrated source code and history from TFS projects to GitHub.
• Designed and implemented an application which converted XML medical records to rendered PDF files.
• Full-Stack development with C#, .Net Core, JavaScript / jQuery, Bootstrap, Tailwind, Dapper, and MySQL.
• Installation and Setup of supporting components on Linux VMs (.Net Core, MariaDB, NGINX Reverse Proxy Server).

Jun 2020 - Feb 2021

Manager, DevOps Engineering

Deloitte Services, LP. - Hermitage, TN

• Managed off-shore development team (India).
• Led the development and architecture of a suite of Azure and on-premise applications to enhance Azure DevOps, provide insights through dashboards and reports, and drive operational maturity.
• Created a widget-based reporting site for displaying metrics at-a-glance that pulls the data from SQL Server, Cosmos and various other APIs.
• Engineered, implemented, and led training on custom developed rules engine based on Azure DevOps deploy gates. The rules engine ensures each application meets all security and compliance requirements before being deployed.
• Designed and developed an internal notification management site. Incoming messages are received from API calls; users can subscribe to notifications they want to receive.
• Led transition from Build Forge and TFS to Azure DevOps.
• Utilized Infrastructure as Code (IaC) to configure Platform as a Service (PaaS) environments through Azure ARM templates.

Jun 2018 - Jun 2020

Manager, Solutions Architect

Deloitte Services, LP. - Hermitage, TN

• Created middleware that allowed Build Forge, a SQL-based tool, to communicate with an Oracle-based workflow tool, Project Portfolio Management (PPM).
• Automated the creation of Service Now change requests for bulk and ad-hoc PPM deployment tickets. This reduced the lead time for a production deployment from over 24 hours to just minutes.
• Automated various activities saving hundreds of hours each year.

Sep 2011 - Jun 2018

Software Engineer

Deloitte Services, LP. - Hermitage, TN

• Member of development team that created a tax application that was used to electronically submit tax returns for large clients.
• Heisman Trophy, a web site where invited personnel can vote to determine the winner of college football’s most outstanding player.
• Deloitte Technical Library, a fee-based system where users can access a wide range of technical documents.
• O&M Support for all applications in our portfolio.

Aug 2005 - Sep 2011

Software Engineer

Deloitte Services, LP. - Los Angeles, CA

• Responsible for data analysis and reporting for various predictive modeling assignments and the annual Restaurant Survey (https://www.restaurant.org).
• Quickly became proficient with Classic ASP in order to support the Pacific Southwest Cluster web and other applications.
• Created a user satisfaction survey application to support Vantive.
• Create a marketing website used by partners and directors to request tickets for events at Staples Center.

Jun 2000 - Aug 2005


Pace Healthcare Management, LLP - Los Angeles, CA

• Data import and validation of health insurance records to assist in creation of disease predictive modeling.
• Created x-base application that processed the raw insurance records.
• Ad-hoc reporting projects.
• Supported the firm's server infrastructure (Novell, Windows NT, Exchange, SQL Server 6.5) and workstations.

May 1995 - Jun 2000


Certified SAFe 4 Agilist

Scaled Agile, Inc. - Nashville, TN


Manager Program

Deloitte University - Dallas, TX


Oracle Database Administration

University of California at Los Angeles (extension)


Computer Information Systems

El Camino College - Redondo Beach, CA



Kevin Jordan - Founder


I'm extremely lucky to have had the opportunity to work with John in various roles for almost a decade. He's one of the most committed and hard working professionals I've ever met. Whenever there was something that absolutely had to get done, I knew I could rely on John. He's goes to any length to help his organization succeed. Not only is John a continuous learner, but he's a continuous teacher. He brings years of real world experience and shares this knowledge with others. Having John on a team elevates the whole team.

Steven McQueen - Senior Manager, Software Configuration Managment

Deloitte Services, LP

Hard working, very dependable. Was able to complete any tasks assigned, on time. Always kept busy trying to improve our processes and tools. A key and valued team member.

Anand Jacob Lucose - Manager, Cloud Engineering

Deloitte Services, LP

I had the pleasure of working with John for the last many years as a member of our DevOps and automation team. His strength and skills in .Net, DevOps tools and practices led him to identify and automate a lot of manual processes in our life cycle management processes. His critical contributions around automation has made our team make huge strides on high volume deployments. One of his qualities is his pro-activeness to offer help no matter what time of day or criticality. Additionally, he is my go-to guy for data analysis and reporting. Name any data set that we are looking for and he instantly creates complex queries for the job. He has great work ethic, works hard and keeps his clients's and teams' goals first. I am proud of John's achievements and highly recommend him for development, devops or automation roles. He will be an asset for any team.

Pasi Kinturi - Senior Engagement Manager

Deloitte Services, LP

John supported me and my development teams on numerous projects over many years at Deloitte. He is an outstanding team player, willing to go the extra mile when needed, and an expert in his field. He is also very diligent, process-oriented, and thoughtful. He’d be a great asset to any team looking for a reliable professional.

Anthony Santini - Senior SQL Server Database Administrator

Deloitte Services, LP

I had the pleasure of working with John for many years at Deloitte. We collaborated on several projects together. I am always impressed with John's technical knowledge and his many skills. He always go out of his way to help and make sure things are right. John would be an asset to any team.

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