[Chugalug] Ruby Dev

James Nylen jnylen at gmail.com
Mon Mar 31 18:31:12 UTC 2014


I've been looking into Salt.  It seems like it will meet my needs pretty
well (easy to install, client runs on Windows).


On Mon, Mar 31, 2014 at 1:15 PM, Sean Brewer <seabre986 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I use Puppet in combination with Vagrant. Each project has it's own
> Puppet/Vagrant config that mirrors production, but can be run locally.
>
>
> On Fri, Mar 28, 2014 at 1:52 PM, David White <dwrudy at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> +1 for Puppet & Dev Ops!
>>
>> Although I don't currently use it, I got to see it in use back when I
>> worked as an internet in Ops at Acquia up in Boston, where we maintained
>> and monitored 300+ Amazon servers running high-availability Drupal websites.
>>
>> Eventually, I hope to, and plan, to integrate it into my own web server
>> administration for my various clients (since I only managed 2 dedicated
>> servers for clients, plus my own servers, at this point there's not much of
>> a need, but as the clients grow and my business grows, I think that need
>> will increase!)
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Mar 28, 2014 at 1:25 PM, Jonathan Calloway <
>> jonathancalloway at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Puppet.
>>>
>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>
>>> > On Mar 27, 2014, at 12:32 PM, AverageSecurityGuy <
>>> stephen at averagesecurityguy.info> wrote:
>>> >
>>> > When I think of DevOps what comes to mind is automated systems to
>>> build and deploy IT systems. This might be things like scripts that
>>> automatically launch a new AWS instance and configure it for use. It might
>>> also be having an automated system to automatically apply changes in the
>>> repo to production servers. If you want to learn more about DevOps, check
>>> out @RealGeneKim on twitter and read his book “The Phoenix Project."
>>> >
>>> > --
>>> > Stephen Haywood
>>> > Owner, ASG Consulting
>>> > CISSP, OSCP
>>> > 423.305.3700
>>> > asgconsulting.co
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >> On Mar 27, 2014, at 11:42 AM, Alex Smith (K4RNT) <
>>> shadowhunter at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> >>
>>> >> I've started to learn *basic* Ruby programming, but nowhere near the
>>> skill level to be a full-time developer. I'm trying to use Python and Ruby
>>> programming knowledge to boost my resume for Linux and UNIX system
>>> administrator positions.
>>> >>
>>> >> Hey, while we're on the topic, anyone want to explain to me the term
>>> DevOps? I've heard the term several times, and I'm getting conflicting
>>> information on what it is - from what I've been told, it's kinda the merge
>>> between development and IT operations. If that's the correct term, I might
>>> want to shift my career goal towards that, having plenty of IT operations
>>> experience, and a little bit of programming knowledge.
>>> >>
>>> >> I don't want to be a developer, I like being a system administrator
>>> and system engineer. System engineering and hardware engineering are my
>>> current career goals.
>>> >>
>>> >>
>>> >> " ' With the first link, the chain is forged. The first speech
>>> censured, the first thought forbidden, the first freedom denied, chains us
>>> all irrevocably.' Those words were uttered by Judge Aaron Satie as wisdom
>>> and warning... The first time any man's freedom is trodden on we’re all
>>> damaged." - Jean-Luc Picard, quoting Judge Aaron Satie, Star Trek: TNG
>>> episode "The Drumhead"
>>> >> - Alex Smith
>>> >> - Dulles Technology Corridor (Chantilly/Ashburn/Dulles), Virginia USA
>>> >>
>>> >>
>>> >> On Wed, Mar 26, 2014 at 9:13 AM, Christopher Rimondi <
>>> chris.rimondi at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> >> Our company has some remote possibilities for Rails and other. I will
>>> pass his resume along.
>>> >>
>>> >>
>>> >> On Tue, Mar 25, 2014 at 10:54 PM, Nick LaPorta <
>>> nicklaporta1 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> >> I forwarded his info along to the Lamp Post Group hiring people
>>> (Waypaver).  I know that they were looking for a few Ruby dev folks and I
>>> have made a relationship with one of the main talent acquisition folks
>>> there.  They're a bit different than your "run of the mill" tech recruiting
>>> firm.
>>> >>
>>> >> I, too, am looking in Chattanooga for work and have been through the
>>> short list of technical recruiting firms and know first hand the
>>> difficulties this person is facing.  Here's to lending a helping hand.
>>> >>
>>> >>
>>> >> On Tue, Mar 25, 2014 at 9:48 PM, Jonathan Calloway <
>>> jonathancalloway at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> >> CyberCoders is looking for a Rails developer, but it’s in ATL. . .
>>> >>
>>> >>
>>> http://www.linkedin.com/jobs2/view/12902648?trk=vsrp_jobs_res_name&trkInfo=VSRPsearchId%3A285177731395798433242%2CVSRPtargetId%3A12902648%2CVSRPcmpt%3Aprimary
>>> >>
>>> >> <JC>
>>> >>
>>> >>
>>> >>> On Mar 25, 2014, at 8:36 PM, AverageSecurityGuy <
>>> stephen at averagesecurityguy.info> wrote:
>>> >>>
>>> >>> I believe Woople is a rails shop. Doesn’t look like they have
>>> openings right now. http://woople.com/careers
>>> >>>
>>> >>> --
>>> >>> Stephen Haywood
>>> >>> Owner, ASG Consulting
>>> >>> CISSP, OSCP
>>> >>> 423.305.3700
>>> >>> asgconsulting.co
>>> >>>
>>> >>>
>>> >>>
>>> >>>> On Mar 25, 2014, at 11:33 AM, Mike Harrison <cluon at geeklabs.com>
>>> wrote:
>>> >>>>
>>> >>>>
>>> >>>> I just met an above average Ruby and Ruby on Rails guy from
>>> Australia
>>> >>>> whome just moved to Chattanooga from Sydney Australia so his wife
>>> could be closer to home.
>>> >>>>
>>> >>>> He has an impressive resume and a deeper than "just a rails dev"
>>> set of skills. He is also entertaining leaving Chattanooga because finding
>>> a good job in his core skill set is difficult,
>>> >>>>
>>> >>>> I'm posting his resume (text extract) in hope the Chugalug Gestalt
>>> can keep a guy like this in Chattanooga. He's only been here a few weeks and
>>> >>>> dispite all the GigCity buzz, can't find a fit for his caliber.
>>> >>>>
>>> >>>> The bad text formatting is my fault.. his PDF resume is pretty neat
>>> and clean.
>>> >>>>
>>> >>>> -------------------
>>> >>>>
>>> >>>> Adam Baker 423-432-2562
>>> >>>>
>>> >>>> Lead Application Developer
>>> >>>>
>>> >>>> January 2014 to present, Amnesty International Australia,
>>> Chattanooga Tennessee May 2011 to December 2013, Amnesty International
>>> Australia, Sydney Australia
>>> >>>>
>>> >>>> Achievements
>>> >>>> ● Gathered requirements, designed, implemented, tested and deployed
>>> a custom CRM system using Ruby, PostgreSQL, Padrino and AngularJS.
>>> >>>> ● Designed and implemented an automated batch importation system
>>> using delayed_job, Rails 3 and coffeescript.
>>> >>>> ● Created a secure file exchange portal to exchange files between
>>> the organization and our suppliers using Rails 3, PostgreSQL, bcrypt, AES
>>> and RSA, https, sftp and AWS.
>>> >>>> ● Built a SQL and ruby based reporting system to allow users to run
>>> and schedule their own reports.
>>> >>>> ● Working remotely since moving from Sydney to Chattanooga, TN
>>> >>>>
>>> >>>> Responsibilities
>>> >>>> ● Full Stack application development
>>> >>>> ● Liaise with all stakeholders from end users to external suppliers
>>> to gather
>>> >>>> requirements for automating tasks and building a custom enterprises
>>> system.
>>> >>>> ● Design, build, test and deploy a custom CRM system to be used
>>> organization
>>> >>>> wide and eventually by external users in Australia and globally.
>>> >>>> ● Support existing CRM system by automating tasks and debugging and
>>> fixing
>>> >>>> errors.
>>> >>>> ● Assisting with team management and project scheduling.
>>> >>>>
>>> >>>> Student
>>> >>>> June 2009 - May 2011, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
>>> >>>> ●Major in Computer Science
>>> >>>> ● Minor inInformation Systems Minor in Marketing
>>> >>>> ● For the last two years, managed part time study with full time
>>> work.
>>> >>>>
>>> >>>> Land Surveyor
>>> >>>> May 2008 - June 2009, Hard and Forester Consulting Surveyors,
>>> Sydney Australia
>>> >>>> ●Gather and follow detailed requirements to provide desired plans
>>> or construction setout.
>>> >>>> ●Test and implement processes to deliver the most accurate results
>>> within the shortest timeframe.
>>> >>>> ● Work alone or lead a team of 2-4 people. Site Engineer
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