Steve Lerner
Principal Architect, Performance Engineering at eBay
Greater New York City Area | Information Technology and Services
Summary

Web/mobile/ops performance engineering leader

• Global internet infrastructure: content delivery networks / datacenter / network / NOC / NetSec
• Web and mobile app performance engineering: CDN / IP / DNS / GTM / FEO / HTTP/2
• International engineering team management: software/tools development, operations
• Vendor management: sourcing, benchmarking, negotiations
• Innovation: product development / management / sales engineering
• Finance: business plans / forecasting / venture/M&A diligence
• Public speaking and evangelism

The field of technology lends itself to working with great people all over the world- and that is the most important reward for me.

Experience
Principal Architect, Performance Engineering (2016 - Present)
eBay
Public Company, 10001+, Internet

Core internet infrastructure engineering, operations, and strategy for web/mobile app speed/performance/scalability at a scale of hundreds of billions of hits per week
• Design, deploy, and manage content delivery network (CDN) architecture and configurations
• Lead software development of site/app speed visualization, control, alerting, and reporting
• Responsible for nearly 100% of eBay's public internet bandwidth past front-end infrastructure
• Architect of eBay's first international content delivery systems
• Drive gains in site, app, and mobile speed
• Vendor selection, management, negotiations, usage/cost analysis, and budget responsibility
• Public speaking at Velocity, Akamai Edge, and various site/app/network performance events
• Results include double digit percentage improvement in site speed and eight figure cost savings