Jay Carman, Senior Software Developer
| Austin, Texas, US
Senior software developer with broad experience across programming languages, platforms and architectures. Enjoys working with emerging technology and diverse teams.
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville Aug 2003 - May 2008
Bachelor of Science - Electrical Engineering (Mathematics minor)
Programming languages: Ruby (Rails), Go, Python, Bash, Perl
Software tools: Git, Containers (Docker/LXC), K8s / Red Hat OCP, Ansible, Terraform, Travis CI, Jenkins
Databases: PostgreSQL, SQLite
Data Formats: JSON, YAML, XML
Miscellaneous: Linux, Linux Networks, REST APIs, Cloud (IBM,AWS,GPC,Azure,DigitalOcean), PowerVM, KVM, IPMI, PXE, DNS
IBM - Austin, TX Jun 2008 - Present
Senior Software Developer | Power Systems Hybrid Cloud Sep 2021 - Present
  • Senior technical leader for IBM Power Systems Hybrid Cloud Management development
  • Red Hat Partner Engineer
  • Squad lead for ManageIQ Power providers
Advisory Software Developer | Power Systems Hybrid Cloud Oct 2019 - Sep 2021
  • Red Hat Partner Engineer
  • Squad lead for ManageIQ Power providers
  • Squad lead for Red Hat ACM on Power architecture
  • Author of machine generated IBM Cloud Ansible collection
Advisory Software Developer | 'POWER-Up' Cluster Deployment Automation May 2017 - Oct 2019
  • Automated deployment of bare-metal OpenPOWER and x86 server clusters
  • Leveraged open source tools such as Cobbler, Ansible, Python, IPMI and dnsmasq
  • Automated advanced client and switch network configuration
  • Automated IBM Watson Machine Learning Accelerator software stack installation
Staff Bring-up Engineer | Power8 Mid-Range CEC Bring-up Aug 2012 - May 2017
  • Server integration bring-up
  • Large system configuration stress testing
Bring-up Engineer | Power7 Memory Verification Tools Jun 2008 - Aug 2012
  • Developed and maintained internal software used for error injection, data collection and test automation
  • Patented memory reliability innovations
Open Source Software [ Home Automation , Networking , Education , Electronics ] , Cycling [ Commuting , Cargo , Repair ]