All About Christian Hernandez

Christian Hernandez

Christian Hernandez

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Summary

Technologist with experience in enterprise architecture, DevOps, tech support, advocacy, software engineering, and management. Passionate about OpenSource and Cloud-Native Architecture. I am an OpenGitOps Maintainer and an Argo Project Marketing SIG memeber. Lately I’ve been focusing on Kubernetes, DevOps, and GitOps practices.

Languages

English (Fluent)

Spanish (Intermediate)

German (Intermediate)

Certifications

Certified Kubernetes Administrator

GitOps Certified for Argo

Red Hat Certified Specialist

Cisco CCNA

CompTIA: A+, Network+, Linux+

Copyright 2022

Experiences

Head of Developer Experience and Community Management

Codefresh · June 2022 - Present

Spearhead open-source innovation and collaboration initiatives, delivering valuable contributions to the Argo Project, OpenGitOps, and build/cultivate Codefresh’s developer enablement programs. Help build, guide, and strengthen Codefresh’s open-source commitments and developer engagement by solidifying Codefresh’s open-source footprint in those respective communities.

Senior Principal Technical Marketing Manager

Red Hat · September 2014 - June 2022

As a Technical Marketing Manager for Red Hat’s OpenShift Kubernetes Platform, I am responsible for technically related internal and external facing tools and collateral that will help Red Hat accelerate adoption of its cloud-native strategies. I work with Product Management and Product Marketing to develop our go to market strategy for OpenShift GitOps (Red Hat’s Argo CD offering), evangelize OpenShift and OpenShift GitOps by the way of blogs, videos, workshops, and streams.

Other Positions Held: Principal Technical Marketing Manager, Senior Specialist Solution Architect, Associate Specialist Solution Architect

Senior Infrastructure Engineer and Team Lead

4over · April 2007 - August 2014

Responsible for designing, implementation, and support for 4over’s IT infrastructure. Evaluate system tools, upgrades, and hardware to support the expanding needs of the company. Provide a scalable, robust, and secure solutions that meets 4over’s goals. Work with developers to provide an environment for rapid development of internal and external applications. As a team lead, responsible for other Infrastructure Engineers and their tasks.

Other Positions Held: Infrastructure Engineer, Associate System Administrator


Education

Bachelors in Information Systems

ITT Technical Institute · 2005 - 2009

Open Source

OpenGitOps - Maintainer

The OpenGitOps Working Group is a CNCF initiative to establish and promote standards around GitOps. As a member of the events committee, I help organize GitOpsCon. I also help with the social media promotion. As a maintainer, I help review and merge pull requests and updates.

ArgoProj Marketing Committee Member

The Argo Project is the umbrella project where all Argo related technologies are governed. This includes technologies such as Argo CD, Argo Workflows, Argo Rollouts, and Argo Events. As a member of the marketing committee, I help with marketing related materials and events such as ArgoCon. I also help with the social media promotion.

CD Foundation Ambassador

Support CDF Community with surveys, as well as collaborative and individual blogs. Contribute to upskilling, building competencies through podcast, webinars, reviewing books and industry reports on State of Continuous Delivery. Represent the CDF Community publicly at events like cdCon, other member events, and local community events hosted by the ambassadors themselves. Support with training & certification initiatives by ambassadors with experience with member projects & products.

Skills

Enterprise Architecture

System Adminsitration, Network Administration, Storage, Databases, Load Balancing, and Disaster Recovery

Programming/Development

Golang, NodeJS, Javascript, PHP, and advanced Shell Scripting

DevOps

AWS and Azure cloud, automation with Ansible and Chef, Kubernetes, Helm, Argo CD, advanced CI/CD practices with GitOps