Golang / Go Profile: Technical Lead / Engineering Manager

Technical Lead / Engineering Manager - Golang, technical leadership, geospaital, web services, API design

Haymarket, Virginia, United States
Looking for: Permanent / Freelance - Can work remotely

Biography
I have over two decades of deeply technical experience in a variety of leading-edge sectors, including large-scale data management, GIS/geospatial, analytics, open source, high-performance/distributed computing, and compilers.

For the past few years I've been forming and leading development and devops teams for geospatial contract work in the US intelligence community; prior to that, I spent two years helping to lead a startup from initial product concepts through multiple strategic pivots and VC pitches to first customer pilots.

I work best in small, dynamic, nascent teams and so I'm particularly interested in senior technical roles at startups, labs, or incubation teams. My preference is to be on a team working in technically challenging areas, including (but not limited to!) data analytics, geospatial data, distributed/cloud computing, image processing, enterprise software, or cloud/SaaS plays.

Skills
Management technical leadership; staff leadership
Software Engineering requirements collection, analysis; CI/CD (continuous integration / continuous deployment, continuous delivery); release management; triage
Software Architecture system architecture and design; microservices; lambda; distributed processing; pipeline processing; polyglot systems
Languages CURRENT: Go (golang); Python; Bash; C++
PAST: Java, C#, C, Dart, JavaScript, Fortran, Perl
Operating Systems CURRENT: Linux; Mac OS
PAST: Windows
Cloud AWS Solution Architect certification; AWS Developer certification; AWS CLI and SDK; S3, EC2, Cloud Formation, Lambda, API Gateway
Communications technical writing; customer technical engagement; workshop presentations; conference presentations; tradeshow booths; technical support for business development; patent preparation
Organizations OGC; OSGeo; standards committees; industry working groups
Technology Areas Geospatial processing and analytics; image processing; lidar; libLAS; PDAL; enterprise data management; software development; devops; compiler design; performance optimization
Open Source contributor to PDAL, libLAS, Piazza, Beachfront, and other projects; founding member of OSGeo; GitHub: mpgerlek; speaker and evangelist at several open source workshops and conferences

What I look for
Looking for a position as a technical lead (or strong individual contributor) for projects being implemented in (predominantly) Go
Washington DC / Northern Virginia or remote

How to contact me
mpg@flaxen.com

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Additional information

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Github: mpgerlek
@mpgerlek
Location: Haymarket, Virginia, United States


 
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