ALEX BARRERA

SENIOR DEVOPS ENGINEER

Alex Barrera is a full-stack developer based in NYC with 16 years experience and a penchant for automation. He delivers bulletproof code, be it Java webapps in the cloud, POSIX system programming using C11, or the latest browser bells-and-whistles through JavaScript.

If your organization is interested in Continuous Integration and Delivery, Alex would love to hear from you! His metaprogramming techniques transform sluggish code into nimble, self-monitoring systems that give developers the rapid feedback they required to succeed.

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SKILLS

EXPERIENCE

2015

AppDirect

Senior Release Engineer

As a Senior Release/Configuration Engineer, I worked with world class engineering and operations teams to scale up America's leading cloud app provider into a world-class twenty-first century service.

2013-2015

IDG US Media

Senior Software Engineer

In collaboration with several business units, Alex leads the charge toward continuous integration and delivery of IDG's media platform. Atlassian's robust framework allows teams across the country to code with confidence. New features and maintenance work is validated against many platforms around the clock.

2010-2013

IDG Consumer & SMB

Senior Programmer

In addition to developing and maintaining applications and databases, Alex uprooted an in-house video player and replaced it with a distributed, ad-capable, mobile-friendly solution powered by Brightcove. His video implementation remains in use today.

2005-2010

Macworld & PCWorld

Application Developer

Alex transformed an outdated Perl site and an aging ASP site into a single Java pulishing platform, paving the way for the CMS that powers IDG's US sites today.

2004-2005

Lithium Technologies

Web Developer

Alex performed full stack customization of Lithium's community application to satisfy the needs of high-profile clients and their millions of visitors.

PORTFOLIO

Alex aids in the maintenance and development of IDG's US brands. Have a look at Macworld, Computerworld, ITworld, IDG Answers, and more!

More references and code samples are available upon request.

EDUCATION

1994-1999

University of California

Davis, CA

Alex earned his Bachelor's of Science in Zoology with a minor in Art.

CONTACT

Please contact Alex Barrera via LinkedIn