I have experience in code and algorithm optimization, web-based services, secure host administration, scripting, custom Linux kernels and installations. I prefer to work in a small group of talented people who can brainstorm "bleeding edge" software and products.
I am interested in a challenging Unix/Linux software development position, preferably in back-end infrastructure. An Open Source project would be a definite plus.
I have wanted to return to participating in an Open Source project for some time, after participating in 2 such project while at SGI. I have been experimenting with virtualization technologies at home for quite some time, and have experience in storage and networking. OpenStack sounds like a nice fit, and so I have recently joined the OpenStack project, and am getting up to speed on the various components (such as the simplified DevStack distribution).
I used to have a web site at http://reality.sgi.com/scotth/, until it was shut down. There is a replacement now up at http://reality.sgiweb.org/scotth/.
I have kept a partial mirror of my reality site here. It is split in 2 pieces: