Nick graduated from the University of New Mexico with a BBA in Management Information Systems. After graduation he worked at a technology focused startup where he developed software for several internationally recognized technology focused corporations. He has previously worked on several movie production teams as a technology prop developer. His role at Sandia has been varied, but he has since settled into a DevOps role for the Production Tools Team. He was instrumental in improving his team's development lifecycle, making it easier for developers to focus on writing high-quality software, and alleviating their need to babysit their build and deployment process. He has helped build the engine that runs the team. His efforts have made him a subject matter expert and a resource for the DevOps ecosystem at Sandia, working with multiple teams improving their processes and deployment strategies. Nick is always in search of creative and maintainable solutions for difficult problems.