With experience writing software and managing teams for leading Web companies (Edmunds, Intuit), plus new concept startups, John has a strong background in Web software engineering and release management. He has worked with concurrent, real-time systems developing DB-enabled Java and Python applications. John currently serves as lead developer for NASA's Exoplanet Watch and devops specialist for the Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover at Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Recent experience managing devops teams for a gaming startup inspired innovative solutions to multiplatform problems. Past experience also includes stints as a systems administrator at a regional university.