Daniel is an infrastructure software engineer specializing in building and automating scalable, secure SaaS platforms. He focuses on building reliable distributed systems using techniques such as infrastructure-as-code, immutable systems, and client-side load balancing. As the principal platform engineer at Ripple, Daniel helped transform an enterprise Java application into a SaaS product. He built features for dynamic workloads such as automated blue-green deployments, version-based routing for micro-services, and automated certificate issuance and rotation. At Google, Daniel was an SRE and systems engineer for Google Cloud and Platforms. Daniel is an advisor for start-ups and investors. After 12 years in Silicon Valley, Daniel is now enjoying sunny London with his wife. Top Tools & Languages: AWS/GCE, Hashicorp products (Terraform, Vault, Consul, Nomad, Packer), Envoy service mesh, Salt Stack, Django, and Gitlab. Python, Go, and C.