Career Profile

As an operations-focused engineer, Luke has the ability and desire to automate everything he can. Passionate about Kubernetes and helping others utilize it to its fullest. Open source work (mostly using Go) can be seen on Github.


Senior Devops Engineer

May 2022 - Present
Epic Games - Cary, NC

Supporting development teams across the organization in keeping their application code and lifecycle running smoothly. This can manifest itself in many ways: Setting up an internal HTTP caching solution, better efficiency/cost savings in our Kubernetes clusters, and developing internal tooling to solve specific issues.

Site Reliability Engineering Tech Lead

March 2020 - April 2022
Fairwinds - Remote

Develop and collaborate on internal and open source tooling to ease the toil of operating Kubernetes clusters.

Site Reliability Engineer

June 2019 - March 2020
Fairwinds - Remote

Operating and Administering production level Kubernetes clusters so you don’t have to! A mix of developing internal and open source tooling in golang, cluster maintenance/upgrades, CI/CD implementation, and generally guiding our clients on their journey with Kubernetes in various cloud environments.

Systems Engineer

June 2014 - June 2019
TiVo (Digitalsmiths) - Durham, NC

Support and engineer system solutions in a DevOps environment. Provide on-call support outside of business hours as well as day to day support for both internal and external stakeholders.Support

Senior Unix/Linux Admin

August 2013 - June 2014
Credit Suisse - Morrisville, NC

Responsible for supporting production, disaster recovery, testing, and development servers for users across the globe. This position involves supporting servers in the EMEA region while being based out of the US. Provided second level escalation break-fix support for EMEA region as well.

Unix/Linux Admin

July 2010 - August 2013
Credit Suisse - Morrisville, NC

Provide global breakfix support for Unix/Linux servers. Unix hosts are a mix of Solaris 8 and 10, some of which were virtual LDOMs or zones.