Sam Rowe

Full stack Ruby applications, automation and tooling developer located in Winterville, Ga.


Align Technology

Productivity Engineering - Software Engineer IV
June 2021-Present

Core team member maintaining and developing internal tooling as well as 3rd party software stacks. Design and implementation of security related tooling in Python. Mentoring of junior team members. Designed and implemented Sinatra-based application for application-details level monitoring of AWS spending. Lead projects for decomissioning legacy tooling.

Technologies: Python, Ruby, Gitlab, Atlassian stack, Artifactory, Terraform, Ansible, various AWS.

Nimble Storage (acquired by HPE June 1 2017)

Business Operations & Support Services - Software Engineer IV
Feb 2015-June 2021

Lead tools developer/Team Lead. Design, implementation and maintenance of Ruby-based web tools used by technical staff for troubleshooting and data analysis of customer issues. Design and maintenance of an application suite which decouples a monolithic legacy application into several more focused applications. Hired as a TSE and promoted after approximately 12 months.

Technologies: Docker, Elastic Search, Kafka, PostgreSQL, Redis, SASS, Sidekiq, Sinatra, Ruby on Rails, Slim/PUG, and VueJS.

Daily Responsibilities

Coraid Inc.

Technical Assistance Center - Tools Engineer

Aug 2013-Jan 2015

Technologies: Ruby, Sinatra, Bash scripting, Golem(wiki)


Tropo Inc. (formerly Voxeo-Labs Inc.)

Systems - Senior Systems Engineer

Dec 2012-Aug 2013

Member of four person team managing several diverse environments around the globe supporting cutting-edge IP-Telephony in our data centers, Amazon EC2 as well as on customer premises.

Coraid Inc

Aug 2011-Dec 2012

As above.

Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia ITS

System Support Services - Unix Systems Administrator


Senior member of four person administration team managing 500 systems (300 RHEL, 100 Solaris, 100 HP-UX) providing support to database administrators and functional staff through meetings, email and ticket-tracking systems.

Acquired an in-depth knowledge of Linux and Unix, storage area networks, configuration as code and trend analysis.

Articles and Projects