Kevin Cox

I am a hardworking person who enjoys solving problems. I really enjoy programming, and write free, open source software in my free time. I take pride in my work and value making the correct decisions with respect to the costs and benefits. I have excellent inter-personal skills and work well as part of a respectful team.

Work Experience

Senior SRE, Google

August 2016 - Present

  • Improved resource usage and reduced latency variance for a number of Google Ads services.
  • Drove the development and adoption of standardized set of release tooling across Google Ads.
  • Lead of new SRE training in the EMEA training hub.

Software Developer, Shopify

May 2015 - April 2016

I worked with Shopify's Data Team where we built and maintained tools to analyze Shopfiy's many data sources. These tools were used by our data scientists to create valuable insights for the company.

Participant in Google Summer of Code

May 2014 - August 2014

Over the summer I worked with both the Wireshark and Ceph projects to add Ceph protocol dissection support to Wireshark. The project was successful and the code has been accepted into the Wireshark project to appear in the next release.

Skills

As an enthusiast I have a wide knowledge of many tools and systems such that it is impractical to list them all here. Just let me know what technologies you use when you reach out and I can describe my experience level.