Mark is a passionate engineer who loves to solve hard problems. He is an infrastructure engineer at Plaid, a financial data network, where he works at solving scaling issues around deploying software, and keeping the infrastructure running. He specifically enjoys focusing on CICD pipelines, metrics and monitoring, and developer optimization.
Mark attended the University of Victoria where he developed a microservices-based submarine control and navigation system, and received a Bachelor of Engineering. His passion for learning new things has led him to work in many business domains over his 15 year career. He has previously developed GIS mapping systems, pension management systems, source code static analysis tooling, and car rental software.
In his spare time, Mark rehabilitates under-socialized kittens, renovates his heritage house, and makes Jeff Bezos cry by reducing AWS spend.