Person Overview

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Primary:
Contract Operations Engineer at Zicasso
Past:
Systems Administrator at SquareTrade, Sr. Systems Engineer at Digg, See All (4)
Born:
January 14, 1981

Detailed Description

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Paul Lathrop is a Sr. Linux Systems Administrator at Yammer. Previously, he led the operations team at SimpleGeo, where he was responsible for building the operations environment from the ground up. Before SimpleGeo, he was a Sr. Systems Engineer at Digg, where he drove their configuration management and automation efforts. Paul is an advocate of deep integration and collaboration between development and operations, as well as being a strong believer in transparent practices and the open-source community. He has contributed to the configuration management framework Puppet, the inventory management library Clusto, and continues to work to expand the open-source toolbox for solving operational problems. Before joining Digg, Paul worked for Kapor Enterprises providing operations support to several non-profit organizations, and as a Systems Administrator at SquareTrade.

Experience (5)

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    Yammer

    Sr. Linux Systems Administrator
    Oct 17, 2011
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    SimpleGeo

    Operations Engineer
    Jun 7, 2010 - Oct 14, 2011
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    Digg

    Sr. Systems Engineer
    Mar 3, 2008 - Jun 4, 2010
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    Zicasso

    Contract Operations Engineer
    Jul 6, 2007
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    SquareTrade

    Systems Administrator
    Sep 9, 2005 - Feb, 2007