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Systems engineer

Mooresville, IN, 46158
April 15, 2020

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Gary Chaney

Mooresville, IN


Work Experience

Senior Engineer (SRE)

Kar Global

March 2019 - Current

Sight reliability engineer for a multi-platform infrastructure: on premise, AWS, Azure. Responsible for the continuous operation of various application offerings as well as corporate IT infrastructure. Applications hosted on various OS architectures (Windows, Linux, Open-shift/Containers) operating within the environments. Primary responsibilities is maintenance for on premise architecture and automation of traditional engineering procedures, as well infrastructure operations for development teams. Working directly in an Agile environment job responsibilities and projects are varied cross team communication maintained for development teams and product owners. Projects and responsibilities cover all main areas of the industry: compute, automation, networking, etc. Infrastructure Engineer/Cloud Management

Genesys/ININ -Pure Connect Cloud- Indianapolis, IN December 2014 to May 2019

Responsible for management, maintenance, contracts, and operations of 28 global data centers. Successfully completed projects for collocation consolidation, decommissioning, and expansion for cost saving and infrastructure efficiency initiatives. Currently managing consolidation projects for company wide global footprint. Maintained relationships with collocation providers as well as all hosted Pure Connect Cloud customers. Close collaboration with multiple teams in infrastructure to address hardware concerns, troubleshooting, and new hardware/software strategies throughout the organization. Instrumental in establishing the on boarding process for newly acquired customers. Assist Security in quarterly compliance audits for various standards in regards to our collocation providers and infrastructure space. Work alongside finance to establish profitability and over-all cost on a per location basis.

Multi-team engineer primary associated with the compute and networking teams. Involved in various projects from extending the cloud solution to various regions are the world to direct troubleshooting and platform support with customers. Directly responsible for various cloud infrastructure upgrades and inclusion of refreshed systems into the environment along with hardware and software upgrades. Shift Supervisor/Systems Engineer

Boral - Terre Haute, IN

2009 to December 2014

Hired as a plant system engineer for plant systems upkeep and backup. Systems included both technological based systems and architecture as well as industry specific systems. Directly responsible for operational fortitude and upgrades. Systems include but were not limited to: Windows OS applications for Lingel operation, PLC, system on site backups for production quotas, various interfaces for robotic automation within the plant. Transferred to a shift manager position shortly after hire. As supervisor, responsible for all operations during shift in a modern robotized high production capacity environment. Managed employees spanning all production aspects of the facility (packaging, shipping, manufacturing, maintenance). Lead projects for product development, robotic upgrades, emission reduction, and continual improvement for employees and production efficiency. Directly responsible for shift production in accordance with quota achievement, safety protocols (OSHA), employee management, operational efficiency. Maintained relationships with robotics and architectural companies and various service providers for operation of facility. Maintained inventory management for sales forecasts, usable products, and maintenance based parts. Performed auditing for compliance with standards including,but not limited to: OSHA, EPA, LEED Certification. Competencies and Efficiencies

Windows administration

Linux administration

Familiarity with cloud architecture and on premise architecture (AWS, Azure, VmWare, Pure Storage, Cohesity) Ansible automation

Terraform (on premise and cloud)

Cisco Networking

Storage architecture and solutions


Lean, Agile, 5S, methodologies prevalent in tech and manufacturing environments OSHA certification (multiple)

CDL (current)

Security standards PCI, HIPA


Bachelors of Science

Indiana State University

Associates in Technical studies

Ivy Tech College

- Personal and professional references available upon request

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