Matthew Schlue


Workiva - Devops Engineer

  • Backend development and maintainance for a highly scalable continuous integration system for Docker containers.
  • Application profiling using python libraries, and New Relic to indentify and improve code performance.
  • Maintainance of the infrastructure for an end-to-end workflow to test, compile, Dockerize, and deploy developer code.
  • Development of a custom PAAS that utilizes CoreOS, Docker, and Amazon ECS to run scalable custom web applications.
  • Developer workflow evangalism through conference workshops and team trainings.
  • Implemented a Global CDN that allows developers to automatically publish content that passes QA and audit checks.
  • Deploying servers and developer code to cloud platforms using SaltStack.
  • Faciliate an on call rotation for handling outages.
  • WebFilings - Production Systems Support

  • Engaged in critical monitoring of core Linux and Windows production systems using Nagios, Splunk, and Datadog.
  • Architecting high availability, auto scaling servers in a cloud environment, while ensuring that services are up to date and operating at peak efficiency
  • Creating an infrastructure dashboard that aggregates data across multiple services to identify critical threats and proactively mitigate risks
  • Developemnt of a python web application for internal ticket metrics reporting
  • Tuning relational databases to increase performance and query times
  • ISEAGE Research Laboratory - Graduate Research Assistant

  • Designed and implementing a 40 node high-performance, load-balancing information security test bed cluster
  • Infrastructure and network resource planning for laboratory environment
  • Planned and directed the ISU Cyber Defense Competition, the largest on-campus competition in the world
  • Developed lab assignments, attack scenarios, and guest lectured for a partnering SCADA security lab
  • Worked with partnering universities hosting our ISEAGE architecture to run Cyber Defense Competitions and training exercises.
  • Interviewing, hiring, and mentoring undergraduate research assistants
  • Krell Institute - Systems Administrator

  • Lead engineer for company migration from Windows Server 2008 to Windows Server 2012, including existing Active Directory infrastructure
  • Administered a high-availability VMware vCenter cluster
  • Monitored production systems and ensured uptime with Splunk, Nagios, and Cacti
  • Created incident response policy and on-call schedule
  • Set up and maintained production Windows and Linux servers
  • Performed ongoing maintenance of Cisco networking equipment
  • Identified and mitigated threats against web infrastructure with enterprise security tools
  • Help Desk Supervisor and Programmer

  • Telecom, network, and systems support for 27,000 users via phone, email, and in-person
  • Managed helpdesk staff and assisted with improving day-to-day processes
  • Conducted interviews for hiring new employees
  • Removed viruses/malware from student computers
  • Built analytics application for better management of employees by tying data from the ticking system to dynamic webpages
  • Education

    Iowa State University

    Degree in Progress
    M.S. Computer Engineering, Information Assurance
    Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
    Cumulative GPA: 3.78
    Expected Graduation Date: May, 2014

    Degree Previously Attained
    B.S. Management Information Systems
    Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
    Graduation Date: May, 2012

    References available upon request