Rob Cortez

Miami, FL ยท

Site Reliablity Engineer

SRE with experience building tooling, leveraging agile, and CI/CD to manage large scale distributed platforms in AWS and Google Cloud. Driven by an odd desire to automate everything.


This site is built using Hugo. All Terraform can be found on my GitHub.


  • Disaster Recovery & HA
  • Infrastructure as Code
  • DNS
  • Firewalls
  • Load Balancing
  • Microservices
  • RESTful APIs
  • GraphQL
  • SaaS/PaaS/IaaS
Languages, Operating Systems & Dev Tools
  • Linux
  • Python
  • Git
  • Bash
  • Go
  • NodeJS
  • Javascript
  • Vagrant
Platform, Containers, & Cloud Administration


A collection of random, somewhat useful things that I have created over the years

El Chapo

A simple tool for managing SSH tunnels from the terminal.


Tool to easily download all of the Destroy All Software screencasts for offline viewing.

Blank New Tab

Chrome extension that allows you to have about:blank as your new tab page


Site Reliability Engineer

Ultimate Software

Create tooling and automation for observability, resiliency, and overall stability of a large, cloud based SaaS product.

June 2019 - Present

DevOps Engineer


Provisioned infrastructure and developed custom tooling to deliver code efficiently for a cloud based, multi-tenant SaaS product. Created CI/CD pipelines using to both Bamboo and Google Cloud Build to facilitate zero downtime deployments.

January 2018 - June 2019

System Administrator

St. Thomas University

Maintained systems and infrastructure residing in both a large on-prem datacenter and remote DR site. Deployed internally developed applications to development and production environments. Estabilished automation to simplify the creation of highly-availble infrastructure in VMWare ESX.

March 2014 - August 2017

Mobile Software Developer


Developed iOS applications and their supporting backends for clients. Leveraged cloud based services to provide managed data stores and webservices.

June 2011 - March 2014