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Billy Fisher

18232 SW Orlov Ct, Aloha, OR 97078

(775) 722-1123 * * GitHub: billyjf *


Professional Experience

Nike, Beaverton, OR            Dec 2015 – Present

Sr. Software Engineer (2015 – Present)

  • Self-service and automation coaching and contribution by example
    • Dashboards, static & dynamic alerting, ChatOps, ALM, SDLC, CASE, and TDD.
  • NewRelic, Splunk, CloudWatch, and SignalFx.
  • CI/CD
    • Jenkins canary pipelines, gradle, and sbt.
    • Packer/ami builds.
    • CloudFormation, CodeBuild, and CodePipeline.
  • Python Jinja2
    • Daily app reporting behind various reverse proxies in Eureka (self-updating HTML reports).
    • CloudFormation passthrough template engine for building complex templates rapidly; zero maintenance.
  • CLI jq queries and blog for APIs and Eureka to facilitate sharing of operational troubleshooting and research.
  • Python, Bash, Scala, and Ammonite operational scripts and Lambdas.
  • Serverless slack bot development for launch scaling, dynamic alerting, and team IAM role policy enforcement.
  • Monkeys: asg alerting, iam enforcement per approvals/merges, and culling old undeployed ami snapshots.
  • VPC, EC2, S3, Lambda, and API Gateway based microservices primarily behind Akamai.
  • OneLogin & Okta IdP App Maintenance.
  • Java & Scala based reverse proxy maintenance leveraging Eureka for service discovery.


International Game Technology, Reno, NV            Feb 2008 – Dec 2015

Software Engineer III (2014 – 2015)

  • Infrastructure as Code: Develop and maintain Jenkins and Bamboo builds facilitating continuous delivery
    • DevOps: Participate and lead adoption of TDD, continuous deployment, and CI best practices.
    • VMWare, Openstack, and VirtualBox orchestration via salt, heat, and vagrant.
    • Automated KVM based image builds with cross environment compatibility via QEMU.
    • Write and maintain Python YAML based heat orchestration aggregator utility.
    • Murano one button deployment, catalog maintenance, and cross training.
    • Maintenance of git repositories tying together micro builds in rapidly changing, easy to use ways.
    • Automated validation of postgresql, mysql, rabbitmq, memcached, redis, and nginx environments.
    • Maintenance of puppet based one button deployments in Jenkins.
    • Fully unattended continuous deployment & continuous integration from dev to production.
    • Server 2003, 2008, and 2012 PowerShell unattended continuous deployment & configuration
  • Driving a Mirantis Openstack environment with DevStack Murano cross training: tomorrow’s features, today.
  • Maintenance of salt, salt-cloud, and bash configuration management across product lines.
  • Maintain Confluence and JIRA as gaps are identified during active sprints across multiple teams, in parallel.
  • Maintain CA AppLogic catalogs and app descriptors.
  • Test driven development targeting over 72% code coverage.
  • Maintenance of custom actions, msbuild tasks, WPF, Windows Forms, console, WCF, and ASP.NET.


Software Engineer II (2012 – 2013)

  • Wrote and maintained CD targeting CA AppLogic.
  • Test driven development via CD, CI, smoke testing, functional testing, and code coverage.
  • CA AppLogic, Python, Bottle, SQLAlchemy, WebTest, and Zenoss ZenPack dev using DevOps best practices.
  • TDD: Developed suite of functional tests to identify software regressions in code checked in same day.


Software Engineer I (2011 – 2012)

  • Installshield 2010 MSI development and maintenance, integration of custom C# actions.
  • Write new VS2008 & VS2010 add-ins simplifying daily work flows for C# WCF services via custom actions.
  • Maintained and added features to internal XML based SQL seeding tools.
  • Maintained SQL Server Reporting Services reports.
  • Wrote new custom actions to facilitate deployment time configuration of newly written C# WCF services.
  • Write and maintain WPF based UI modules, including bug fixes reported via TFS work items.
  • Write and maintain WordPress blog for common error messages encountered during software testing.
  • Maintained TFS 2010 msbuild scripts, unit tests, and deployment scripts/MSIs.
  • Write and maintain custom actions, msbuild tasks, WPF, Windows Forms, console, and ASP.NET.
  • Maintenance of WCF services.


Technical Intern (2008 – 2010)

  • Assisted in software maintenance and bug fixes in TFS for WPF UI based on the cab model.
  • Maintained TFS 2008 msbuild scripts, continuous integration, and deployment scripts/MSIs.
  • Write & maintain SharePoint and TFS work item documentation in word format.
  • Manual continuous deployment.
  • Write and maintain msbuild tasks, WPF, and some ASP.NET.


Faucette Micro Systems, Inc., Fallon, NV            2000 – Feb 2008


  • Introduced use and adoption of PHP and Dreamweaver based page maintenance.
  • Wrote and maintained Windows services for seamless data integration between legacy and new web systems.
  • Wrote and introduced use of Ghostscript-based report maintenance tool for Fytek PDF reporting.
  • Wrote and introduced use of iep templating and business logic scripting language based upon VOScript.
  • Researched and deployed in-office low cost open source source control and task management solutions.
  • Configuring Windows servers in field, laying new cable, on-site troubleshooting of VB based systems.
  • Level 2 phone technical support for Windows & HTML4 based software products.
  • A+ certified for computer repair of consumer PCs, an HP certified service center.
  • Using GIMP designed UI graphics for web systems.
  • Lead initial design, implementation, validation, and support of new HTML4 based MIS systems.


Side Projects

API Gateway Authentication & Authorization POCs (Present)

Carb Counter, (2017)

WordPress ElasticBeanstalk Package Builder from Latest Source Per Build; (2016 – Present)


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