Aaron is a transformational IT leader with 20 years+ of consistent and repeated success in financial services, health insurance, and other complex, service-oriented government agencies.
As a leader in the IT space, Aaron has successfully built multiple organizations using lean principals and systemic level design.
Aaron is the author of the book, Who Are You Online? and a Foundations of DevOps course accredited by ICAgile.
Transformation efforts I have led.
EST Test Automation
Changing the IRS from manual testing to automated testing
EST Test Automation Highlights
Reskilling 400+ Federal Employees
Transitioning testing for over 150+ custom applications
Building infrastructure for automation
Modernized e-File migration
Turned around a 4 year failed effort migrating operating system platforms
Modernized e-File migration Highlights
Transitioned all servers from Solaris to Linux
Led the reskilling of federal resources
Achieved fastest transaction times on new system ever recorded by IRS
Linux Lifecycle Program
Ensuring orderly upgrades and replacements of aged infrastructure
Created lean systems migration governance
Built the Linux Lifecycle Program
Improved the output of server replacement by over 300% in 9 months
Online Benefits Enrollment
Led the online web application development of an online enrollment suite.
Online Enrollment Highlights
Online Enrollment project featuring health care, dental, vision, term life, and retirement.
Integrated web systems with all major SQL, legacy backend environments, imaging and email systems.
Led the IRS readiness for ACA operations with multi agency interaction
ACA Operations Highlights
Led ACA system launch which successfully processed 99.7% of all Income and Family Size Verification (IFSV) requests within 2 seconds.
Led the introduction of new processes which continue to provide large-scale benefit to IT.
Applications Tech Org
Designed the Technical Integration Organization for IRS
ATO Design Highlights
Organizational design for over 150 + federal employees
Technical Integration Organization established in early 2017 based on my design and identified opportunities.
Training Courses I have developed
Foundations of DevOps
Targeted towards people who want to know more about DevOps and its major elements. Designed to give you a solid foundation of DevOps. This course is accredited by ICAgile and offered by Clear Systems LLC.
A hands on two day experience in planning, building, monitoring, and maturing a DevOps pipeline. What you need to know to really implement DevOps. (Coming Soon)
IT Government Transformation
How to make progress and transform your own government organization. Focus on working with limited resources and upskilling employees.
Books I Have Authored
Who Are You Online
Who Are You Online? : Why It Matters and What You Can Do About It! is a how-to guide to take control of how you appear on the Internet. This book will help you develop the critical 21st century social skill to achieve goals such as career aspirations, new relationships, protection from slander, and educational goals amongst others. Who Are You Online? : Why It Matters and What You Can Do About It! shows you the way from strategies to remove content to how to build the perfect Online Image.