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Marcial White

B.S. Software Engineering, Certified Ethical Hacker, Certified Kubernetes Administrator

Westminster, Colorado
  • To architect, deploy, optimize, document and support highly available technology infrastructure to be a force multiplier for my team's contribution to the business
  • Transformed the engineering department by evangelizing Kubernetes both to development and infrastructure teams, including custom built training programs
  • Designed, implemented and supported multiple VMWare deployments, including championing virtualization of over 1000 application and infrastructure servers
  • Directly saved the company over $300k/year by taking initiative to devise and implement monitoring and reporting for problematic products
  • A self motivated leader, dedicated to knowledge sharing as demonstrated by the creation of Student Government and Kubernetes training for local technology organizations
  • Kubernetes/Cloud Native Ecosystem
  • Amazon Web Services/Terraform/Cloud Formation Templates
  • VMWare vSphere/vCloud Director/Lab Manager/Microsoft Powershell
  • Go/Python/PHP/PERL/Javascript
  • Oracle/MySQL/Postgres
  • Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Planning
Work Experience
Validity/Return Path, Inc.
8001 Arista Place, Suite 300
Broomfield, Co 80021
Duration : June 2008 - March 2020
Level: Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Supervisor: A. Mills
  • Subject matter expert for on-site (VMWare) and cloud (AWS) Kubernetes clusters, including cluster lifecycle management tools Kops, EKS and Cloud Formation Templates
  • Responsible for reliability, reporting and complete migration of multiple datacenters
  • Tested and deployed an in-house Kubernetes powered framework based on CoreOS, CentOS 7, BigIP F5 and VMWare
  • Dramatically reduced datacenter footprint by architecting, deploying, documenting and maintaining VMWare vSphere installation
  • Took initiative to devise scripts to identify and prove product performance, directly saving the company $300k/year

Wood, Patel & Associates
1855 North Stapley
Mesa, Arizona 85203
Duration : June 2006 - April 2008
Level: Network Administrator
Supervisor: G. Nickolson
  • Network and security administration for 50 user satellite office
  • Managed backups, Windows-based services, network security and desktop support

University of Advancing Technology
2625 West Baseline Road
Tempe, Arizona 85283-1042
Duration : May 2005 - May 2006
Level: Student Body President
Supervisor: M. Warner
  • Create student government, including officers, policies, procedures, governance
  • Propose and solicit student-based solutions for approval from University officials and administration
  • Initiate curriculum reform initiatives and procedures
  • 1 year term of office completed in May of 2006
  • Provide the foundation for the continued success of official student governance offices

The Veterans Administration, PHX
Vocational Rehabilitation Department
3333 North Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85012-2402
Duration : May 2005 - April 2008
Level: Computer Technical Consultant
  • Evaluate and order computers and parts for disabled veterans
  • Create comprehensive technical and "best practices" tutorials for various user levels to achieve
    Independent Living
    Vocational Rehabilitation
Cloud Native Computing Foundation
  • Certified Kubernetes Administrator - December 2019
InfoSec Institute
Colorado Springs, Co
  • Certified Ethical Hacker - September 2014
  • Certified Penetration Tester - September 2014
University of Advancing Technology
Tempe, Az
  • Bachelor of Science, Software Engineering, Network Security - May 2007