Dan Heneise

DevOps Engineer




Linux Distributions:

  • Gentoo

  • Debian/Ubuntu

  • RedHat/CentOS

  • OpenSUSE


Programming Languages:

  • Ruby

  • Perl

  • Bash

Hosting Software:

  • Apache/Nginx

  • MySQL

  • Memcached/Redis

  • Varnish

  • Tomcat


  • OpenStack

  • AWS

  • ZFS, NFS, NetApp Filers

Deployment Software:

  • Chef

  • AWS CloudFormation

  • Stacker

  • Jira

  • Git

  • Jenkins


Sturdy Networks:

DevOps Engineer:  Aug. 2017 – Present


  • AWS-based web hosting using Chef, Stacker, Terraform, and AWS CloudFormation.

  • Refactoring of existing Chef cookbooks to improve their readability and succinctness.


DreamHost, NewDream Network:

Linux Systems Administrator: 2014 – Aug. 2017

Technical Support Representative:2012 - 2014


  • Automated the auditing of MySQL database disk usage; to disable databases exceeding a specified quota, notify the customer, and provide them a backup.

  • Automated the process of auditing email users’ NetApp storage contents, notifying customers of excessive disk use, and cleaning up excessive disk usage.

  • Monitoring and troubleshooting of a large-scale web hosting environment: Debian/Ubuntu, Apache, MySQL, Nginx, Memcached, Varnish, Solaris and NetApp filers.


Mt. San Antonio College:

Computer Lab Systems Administrator:2009 – 2012

Computer Lab Assistant:   2004 – 2008


  • Performed preventative maintenance, installed software, deployed new equipment, and created and distribute system images and software across ~500 desktop systems within a computer lab environment.



CSU Fullerton:  2011 – Bachelors in Political Science

 Mt. San Antonio College: 2008 – Associates in Commercial Aviation