About Me

Justin O’Connor

Charlotte, NC

Somewhere strategizing, prototyping, designing, architecting, coding or traveling.

I am a leader in the Cloud and DevSecOps space at a major consulting firm in the US. I am responsible for helping our clients build and automate cloud platforms that enable:

  • Business teams innovate and deliver better products faster to happier customers
  • Application developers have greater autonomy over their cloud journey
  • Engineers build and operate platforms at scale with agility, reliability, and security

I have helped teams implement Agile and DevOps principals and practices at scale and as well as modern cloud telemetry strategies.

I love working with technology end-to-end, ideation to delivery and operations. I am as comfortable at the command line or in a code editor as I am sitting across the table from thought leaders and business executives discussing strategy.

I have worked directly with clients to sell and deliver work across a variety of industries and technology domains as well as with internal technology organizations.

As long as I am learning and growing and helping others to do the same I am happy. I’m driven by a sense of purpose and enjoy bringing people together to accomplish more as a team than as individuals.

I love my wife and kids and have other hobbies including woodworking and traveling.

Blog

Terraform Mesh CLI Early Preview

Hello, my fellow Engineers and Developers! As many of you on the journey of adopting Terraform have likely experienced, over time your configurations grow in size and sophistication.¬†As teams mature, Cloud Engineering becomes a body for enablement for App Developers that builds platforms rather than running every infrastructure-as-code project. This […]

Terraform Mesh Update January 7, 2022

Below I share the latest progress on the Terraform Mesh project. Currently, about 80% of the functionality has been scripted into functions and is usable in a Github action that can automatically raise a PR for any dependency updates. Next steps is some light refactoring of the existing code and […]

The Twelve Days of Christmas (DevOps Edition)

What better way to celebrate the holidays than combining two of my favorite things. Christmas and DevOps! Be sure to sing to the tune of Twelve Days of Christmas. On the day before Christmas my DevOps engineers gave to me… Twelve merge requests arising Eleven tests passing Ten bugs a-squashing […]

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