His mission

(he chose to accept it)
Remove mysticism around optimization at scale

Recent Deployments

Migrated deployment environment from Heroku to Azure Native Applications
Developed automated CI/CD pipeline reducing new app launch from 1 year to 6 weeks

Tools & Tradecraft

Regulated software



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Noteworthy Achievements

Automated a testing environment requiring application specific hardware for the aerospace industry
Developed and deployed a serverless scaling architecture to support an array of biomedical applications in compliance with FDA regulations
Created and coached a process to meet FDA standards for Software as a Medical Device
Removed testing configuration overhead for an application—reducing functional testing and integration testing time by 90%

Reports from the Field

  1. 4 lessons for high-quality software from a surprising place

    As I've moved away from regulated software industries and into DevOps consulting, I keep finding myself falling back on some of the productive patterns I developed throughout my career to help provide higher quality software and more sustainable solutions without significantly impacting time to delivery. Here are the best practices I learned.
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    April 4, 2024
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    James Zimmerman
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