Kristofer Rye
(765) 404-0640
Work Experience
St. Olaf College Northfield, MN
Information Security Assistant IT Mar. 2018 – present
Performing regular vulnerability management tasks including regular scans of a ~10,000-device network. Developing tools and configurations to operationalize scan results results to aide in timely resolution. Developing tools to automate and enhance configuration auditing.
Helpdesk Technician IT Sep. 2017 – Mar. 2018
Provided level one support for clients, answering phone calls, filing, updating, and triaging tickets. Coordinated urgent issues with second-level support. Worked early and late shifts to help with a smooth start-of-business experience.
Lead Cluster Manager CS Mar. 2017 – Sep. 2018
Co-managed the St. Olaf CS Cluster computing resources, handling everything from VM provisioning to network administration. Gained on-call experience as sole technician, responding rapidly to off-hours power/network issues and ensuring 99.9% uptime for services. Developed a robust monitoring infrastructure and enhanced security capabilities. Wrote a full set of automation tools and used Ansible to deploy and manage VMs and other devices.
Course Assistant: Software Design CS Jan. 2017 – May 2018
Graded homework and ran help sessions; helped to teach Git, C++, OpenGL, and GNU Make. Maintained an open-source grading toolkit to help automate the process of grading homeworks and labs.
Audio/Video Engineer Broadcast/Media Services Sep. 2016 – Apr. 2017
Learned and used valuable camera operation and video production skills. Directed and engineered some broadcasts, and participated in the annual St. Olaf Christmas Festival as a camera operator.
Spensa Technologies Remote
Software Developer Intern Nov. 2014 – Aug. 2015
Implemented a web dashboard and assisted implementation of a weather data API.
West Lafayette Community School Corporation West Lafayette, IN
Student Volunteer (IT) May 2013 – Jul. 2014
Worked on an in-house ticketing system written in Ruby on Rails. Processed large shipments of devices, conducting asset provisioning and recording asset identifiers. Participated in maintenance activities including re-imaging large labs of computers, replacing toner and lifecycling devices, and installation in newly-constructed areas.
All About Olaf Aug. 2017 – present
Shipping a mobile app to over 2000 iOS and Android users (750+ daily active) and tracking and managing dependencies as well as helping to work on improving and streamlining deployment practices. Regularly reviewing new changes and helping to coordinate releases.