With experience writing software and managing teams for leading Web companies (Edmunds, Intuit) and new concept startups, John has a strong background in software development and Web technologies. He has worked with concurrent, real-time systems developing Java- and Python-based DB-enabled applications. John currently serves as a specialist developing the new Planet Watch application and support software for the MARS 2020 mission at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Recent experience managing the devops team for a startup gaming manufacturer led to innovative solutions for deploying Java on heterogenous hardware. Past experience also includes stints as a systems administrator at a major regional university.