Proven track record of leading engineering teams: shipping fast, reliable, and secure projects.
Voracious appetite for efficient, accountable, and agile processes.
Core focus on building up empathic and transparent teams, being a role model, and caring about people.
Expert in Remote Work fundamentals: I’ve been working and managing remotely for over 15 years!
I'm open to
giving resume feedback
and guest lecturing.
Dec 2018 - Present
Senior Director of Internal Engineering, Betterment
Jul 2012 - Nov 2018
Director of System Operations, Chargify
Passed the CNCF Certified Kubernetes Application Developer exam!
I passed the CNCF Certified Kubernetes Administrator exam!
Attended my first RubyConf!
I won this year's Betterment of Betterment award for "Pursuing Happiness!" I'm so proud and honored to be appreciated by my coworkers for helping to make their lives just a tiny bit better. Here's ...
DashCon 2021 Panel - Scaling Safely in the Cloud https://www.dashcon.io/speakers/drew-blas/
MountainWest RubyConf 2013 Migrating a live site across the country without downtime https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3YqBeWjaaPM