Daniel Alan Fleming 132 Cottontail Lane Nederland, CO. 80466-9726 (303)/258-8076 jobs@dorje.com http://www.linkedin.com/in/alanf

A proven people leader with extensive experience working with technology. Demonstrated track record in technology planning and execution to meeting strategic business goals. Expertise in building cohesive and effective support teams. Skilled in management of both CapEx and OpEx budgets. Excellent relationship management and problem solving abilities. Core strengths include:
Platforms: Virtually all flavors of unix, including Redhat Linux, Solaris, HPux and AIX. Systems virtualization with both VMWare and Redhat KVM. Also familiar with both Microsoft Windows and Apple Macintosh. Applications: Sendmail; named/DNS; mailman mailing list management; Apache/httpd web server; Veritas NetBackup; Amanda backup; nagios monitoring; some Oracle administration. Network Equipment: Cisco routers and switches running IOS; Cisco ASA firewalls; F5 BigIP load balancers; Palo Alto firewalls; Brocade/Foundry routers, switches and load balancers; Brocade SAN switches; Checkpoint firewalls; Network Appliance NFS filers; Network Instruments network sniffers. Cable TV Equipment: Cisco/Scientific Atlanta headend; Motorola headend; Big Band Networks BMR; Terayon DM6400; Cisco DCM muxes; Concurrent VoD server; Arris/CCOR/nCUBE VoD server; Cisco/Arroyo VoD server; Motorola/Broadbus VoD server; Tandberg/N2Broadband catchers, BMS and AMS; Cisco CMTS; Big Band SDV server; Cisco/SA SDV server; Trilithic EAS system; Monroe EAS system; S&T TSBroadcaster; Time Warner Cable MystroTV system.

HomeAdvisor, Golden, CO 2012 - Present Director, Technical Operations: I manage a small operations team responsible for all the equipment running the HomeAdvisor website, as well the multi-site WAN/LAN network infrastructure for the entire company. Thus-far in my time at HomeAdvisor I have overseen massive infrastructure upgrades and implementation of new technology during a time of explosive growth leading to the present where the website earns $300 million in revenue. I balance multiple simultaneous priorities including improving stability, increasing scalability, dramatically tightening security, adopting exciting new technologies and processes, uplifting legacy equipment and planning for disaster recovery. In addition to managing a highly technical team of engineers I also manage multiple external vendors, calculate the Operations team's annual capital budget and am the compliance officer for the entire Technology organization. In the past, I've also overseen the configuration management responsibility, handled network architecture duties, covered as lead Network and Security engineer and done project management for some large infrastructure projects. Highlights have included:

Time Warner Cable ATG (previously MystroTV), Broomfield, CO 2002 - 2011 Director, Lab Support: Managed support team of 14 engineers overseeing a cutting-edge R&D data center supporting Time Warner Cable video organization's software development, test and field support operations. The team was responsible for doing the specification, design and support of the development lab infrastructure, providing tier IV field support and doing hardware architecture for deployed products. Equipment used includes multiple Scientific Atlanta headends, Motorola headends, Video-on-Demand servers, ISA-complaint subsystems, Switched Digital Video systems, OCAP infrastructure, Cable modem/DSG infrastructure, over 100 Sun enterprise servers, over 300 Linux servers, a multi-layer network with more than 30 Brocade, Foundry, Cisco and Riverstone routers as well as many more pieces of equipment specific to the cable TV industry.

Infobeat (www.infobeat.com), Denver, CO 2001 Senior System Administrator: Responsible for designing and implementing an email/web network including security, network infrastructure, hardware selection, vendor negotiation and system standards. Part of three person team responsible for managing existing Infobeat web site including backups, system monitoring, firewall and network security and development environment.

Mancala, Inc (aka WordOfMouth.com), Boulder, CO 2000 Sr. System Administrator and Operations Manager: Responsible for support of all office equipment, the development environment and the planning, deployment and administration of the web site. The site was 100% Sun/Solaris, Foundry load balancer and networking equipment, Oracle running on Network Appliance NFS filers, Netscreen Firewall, Cisco routers, Apache web servers and Vignette middleware.

MapQuest (www.mapquest.com), Denver, CO 1999 - 2000 Contract Senior Unix System Administrator: One of five tasked with Systems Administrator, Network Administrator and Webmaster duties for the MapQuest web site. Responsible for maintaining all the servers, networking equipment and software necessary to run the site.

Additional Related Experience:

Georgia State University: Completed 2 years toward BA Philosophy/Religion. Georgia Institute of Technology: Completed 3 years toward BS Information and Computer Science.
Return to Alan's Home Page
Alan Fleming alanf@dorje.com