Scott Miller 814-8521Leesburg, VA, USA


  • >10 years experience in Software and DevOps
  • Skilled in both frontend and backend development
  • Experience in several programming languages including JavaScript, Python, and Go
  • Expert in modern infrastructure and build automation
  • Experience with both small startups and large organizations like NASA and the VA


Independent Contractor/Consultant

May 2023 - Present

  • Designing and building responsive, accessible websites for clients using Vue
  • Optimizing for performance and cost using Jamstack on Netlify
  • Negotiating requirements and schedules with clients
  • Utilizing GitOps for simple and reliable updates
  • Monitored and maintained Kubernetes applications for the VA
  • Wrote and debugged Java microservices
  • Worked extensively with CNCF technologies, including Kubernetes and Prometheus

DevSecOps Lead at Vivsoft

December 2022 - April 2023

  • Led my team through the configuration and maintenance of a Platform One Kubernetes architecture
  • Interfaced with the client to set priorities and timelines
  • Used Terraform to enable automated setup and teardown of complex systems in AWS
  • Enabled GitOps with GitLab CI

Senior DevOps Engineer at Storable

August 2021 - September 2022

  • Wrote scripts in JS, TypeScript, and Python to support migrations
  • Evangelized OpenAPI service contracts for more reliable microservices
  • Maintained complex AWS infrastructure with Terraform and Ansible
  • Led a project to replace old "pet" servers with K8s services

DevOps Engineer at Rhythmic Technologies

March 2019 - August 2021

  • Built out infrastructure automation for a diverse set of customers with Terraform
  • Created a PR-driven Terraform automation strategy in GitHub Actions
  • Invested heavily in AWS Systems Manager
  • Used Ansible and EC2 Image Builder to automate the creation and maintenance of STIGed AMIs
  • Created and maintained several open source Terraform modules and utilities

Site Reliability Engineer at Virtru

September 2018 - February 2019

  • Worked to move infrastructure to Kubernetes from EC2
  • Improved deployments for stateful services by relying on Kubernetes volumes and externalizing state.
  • Improved monitoring and alerts in Datadog to improve signal-to-noise ratio

Software Engineer at ScienceLogic

December 2017 - August 2018

  • Used Kickstart and Cloud-init to automate an unattended K8s cluster setup and service install
  • Evaluated Docker Swarm and Kubernetes for use in client datacenters
  • Multi-cloud build automation with Packer on AWS, GCP, and VMWare
  • Designed and developed the frontend for new application functionality with Vue and GoJS
  • Automated software deployments with Ansible

DevOps Engineer at SpaceFlight Industries

February 2016 - October 2017

  • Worked heavily with Docker using ECS
  • Automated complex infrastructure with CloudFormation
  • Wrote custom tooling for tracking software dependencies using Lambda and DynamoDB
  • Lead the effort to implement SSO across our toolchain

DevOps Engineer at Content Analyst Company

September 2014 - January 2016

  • Automated environment creation and CI/CD with Jenkins and Ansible Tower
  • Maintained 0 production downtime
  • Drove decisions around automation, monitoring, and security
  • Trained Developers in Ansible
  • Used Docker to simplify software packaging and reduce configuration management complexity

Cloud Engineer at InfoZen

April 2013 - August 2014

  • Worked extensively with AWS on NASA WestPrime contract
  • Managed Linux and Windows cloud servers with Ansible and shell scripts
  • Automated deployments using Ansible
  • Set up and managed locally hosted git solution


US Army Signal School

December 2010 - April 2011

  • Maintained top grades in Information Technology program
  • Focus on security and infrastructure
  • Obtained CompTIA Network+ and Security+ certifications

Additional Skills

  • JavaScript
  • TypeScript
  • Python
  • BASH
  • Go
  • Terraform
  • Docker
  • Ansible
  • Kubernetes
  • Vue
  • REST
  • APIs
  • CI/CD
  • AWS
  • Cloud Computing
  • Microservices
  • Serverless
  • Automation