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Steve Lerner
Principal Architect, Network Operations
Greater New York City Area | Information Technology and Services

Internet infrastructure / ops / performance / sales&solutions engineering

• Global internet infrastructure: content delivery networks / cloud / datacenter / network / NOC
• Sales and solutions engineering
• Web and mobile app performance engineering
• 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.

Tools I currently enjoy: Docker, Apache Traffic Server, Ganglia, Ansible, Linux, Curl

Principal Architect, Network Operations (2013 - Present)
Public Company, 10001+, Internet

Jan 2013 - Feb 2016 Senior Member of Technical Staff, Network Engineering

Core infrastructure engineering, operations, and strategy for web/mobile app speed/performance/scalability/security at a scale of hundreds of billions of hits per week
• Architect of eBay's first international and distributed content delivery and front end systems
• Responsible for nearly 100% of eBay's public internet bandwidth past front-end infrastructure
• Design, deploy, and manage content delivery network (CDN) architecture and configurations
• Lead software development of site/app speed visualization, control, alerting, and reporting
• 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