Since February 2017 Mike has been supporting NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, as a contractor, to build and manage the Goddard Private Cloud (GPC) which is an on-premises OpenStack environment.
Prior to transferring to the NASA contract Mike worked at corporate headquarters as Director of Software Engineering. Before that he worked as a multi-hatted developer/database admin/sysadmin on multiple consecutive contracts spanning thirteen years for the U.S. Coast Guard.
Mike holds a B.S. in Computer and Information Sciences from Shepherd University and an M.S. in Software Engineering from West Virginia University.