Brint E. Kriebel

Pronouns: he/him/his


Seattle, WA
United States



Bachelor of Science in Applied Networking and System Administration

Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, NY

Earned with Honors from the B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences

Management Development Certification

Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, NY

Received from the College of Applied Science and Technology


Virtual Reality

  • Familiar with development for the HTC Vive using the Unity game engine
  • Knowledge of the SteamVR Api
  • Experience with Unity's profiling tools for application performance tuning
  • Member of the MissileMania team, winner of the April 2017 Seattle VR Hackathon Prize for Novelty
  • Member of the GiantOctopus AR/VR team, winner of the September 2017 Seattle AR/VR Hackathon prize for Best Visual Design
  • Release Engineering

  • Extensive experience with Git and Gerrit source control
  • Experience with the Steam/Steamworks build, publishing, and deployment system
  • Detailed knowledge of the Android OS build process
  • Strong experience in build and release automation using Jenkins and Google Cloud Container Builder
  • Knowledge in the use and debugging of Android’s Compatibility Test Suite, used for certification of Android device builds
  • DevOps / Systems Administration

  • Advanced troubleshooting skills for a wide variety of operating systems, platforms, devices, and programming languages
  • Experienced in the setup and use of configuration management tools, including Ansible, Chef, and Puppet
  • Familiarity with several cloud service infrastructures, including Google Cloud Platform, Amazon Web Services, and Linode
  • Scripting in multiple languages, including Python, Bash, Perl, and Ruby
  • Systems administration for Linux, UNIX, and Windows systems
  • Lightweight programming in multiple languages, including Microsoft .NET (mainly C#), Java, and C
  • Database administration for PostgreSQL, MySQL, MS SQL, and MongoDB
  • Experience with virtualization and containerization platforms, including VMware, KVM, and Docker
  • Skilled in the use of Kubernetes for container orchestration
  • Employment

    Owner and Manager

    SprocketVR (bekit, LLC); Seattle, WA
  • Focused on the development of utility applications and tools for virtual reality
  • End-to-end development and release of VR Photo Viewer available on Steam for the HTC Vive
  • Development operations, technology, and business consulting
  • Head of Development Operations

    J. Brasch Group; Seattle, WA
  • Designed and deployed a complete server infrastructure using Kubernetes to support a production launch
  • Created a build and release system to allow for automated deployment testing initiated by developers
  • Implemented a staged release process to allow for increased security and control through the development, staging, and production environments
  • Provided developer assistance as a subject matter expert in source control, build, deployment, and release best practices
  • Principal DevOps Engineer

    Mason America, Inc.; Seattle, WA
  • Created a Kubernetes based infrastructure for Development, Staging, and Production environments
  • Implemented build and release improvements using GitLab CI/CD, Helm, and Kubernetes
  • Provided developer assistance as a subject matter expert in source control, build, deployment, and release best practices
  • Release and Operations Manager

    Cyanogen, Inc.; Seattle, WA
  • Worked to create a team to provide and improve upon the release and operations process within Cyanogen
  • Provided developer assistance as a subject matter expert in source control, build, signing, and release best practices
  • Created a signing service to provide a secure and repeatable method for device build, application, and firmware signing
  • Led the team in charge of the technical buildout of a new office location in the Seattle area to support continued growth of the company
  • Senior Operations/Release Engineer

    Cyanogen, Inc.; Seattle, WA
  • Created and implemented a build and release process for Cyanogen OS devices and applications
  • Worked on the Operations team to maintain uptime for both internal systems and customer-facing services
  • Scaled our internal development and source control infrastructure from supporting 20 employees to over 130
  • Assisted with the release and continual update of nine (and counting) different Cyanogen OS devices
  • Worked with team leads throughout the company to design, implement, and iterate a stabilization process to support consistent, rapid releases
  • Created a templated build system to ensure consistency across test and production builds
  • Senior Member of Technical Staff, Horizon Mobile

    VMware, Inc.; Colorado Springs, CO
  • Member of the Build Infrastructure team in charge of maintaining build servers, internal issue tracking and source control systems
  • Lead maintainer of build process for Android-based development platform for Horizon Mobile virtualization host
  • Subject matter expert for Android build processes, Git-based source control, and Android-based ROM development
  • Lead developer in charge of maintaining open-source compliance for Horizon Mobile’s OEM Kit, kernel, and Android-based virtualization guest
  • Lead developer in charge of source control standardization amongst several collaborative teams
  • Device Maintainer

  • Maintainer of the initial kernel customizations provided for the Motorola Droid
  • Successfully backported kernel components required for wired tether functionality on older kernel sources such as those used in the Motorola Droid
  • Initial port developer and lead maintainer of CyanogenMod for the ViewSonic G Tablet and CDMA Samsung Galaxy Nexus (toro)
  • Source contributor for the integration of Tegra-based devices into the CyanogenMod source tree
  • Source contributor for various bug fixes and enhancements starting with CyanogenMod 7.0
  • Solutions Architect

    VMware, Inc.; Colorado Springs, CO (Formerly EMC Corporation and Configuresoft, Inc.)
  • Performed or assisted in the deployment of VMware’s vCenter Configuration Manager at over 100 sites in the domestic, federal, and international fields
  • Technical Architect and analyst for the solution definition deliverables of a number of key Professional Services projects
  • U.S.-based vCM subject matter expert designated as a contact for VMware’s International Professional Services organization
  • Professional Services vCM subject matter expert for the technical planning of projects in the pre-sales phase
  • Developer of several scripts, applications, and processes that are used repeatedly to assist in the deployment or custom operation of vCM
  • Played a role in the development of Configuresoft’s Professional Services team from its early stages to a world-class services provider
  • Assisted in the transition of Professional Services practices through two business acquisitions
  • Information Security Technical Analyst

    Information Security Intern

    Erie Insurance Group; Erie, PA
  • Member of the 2004 and 2005 Sarbanes-Oxley Auditing Team
  • Security lead for Erie Insurance’s patch management process
  • Security lead for Sarbanes-Oxley remediation on UNIX systems
  • Backup to antivirus and web authentication technicians
  • Actively participated in the development, deployment, and production support of Release One and Release Two of the ErieConnection project
  • Tested, implemented and supported a new user account provisioning and web authentication infrastructure
  • Volunteer Experience

    Co-founder & Director of Operations

    Act11; Seattle, WA
  • Acted as vice president and secretary for Act11, a Seattle-based nonprofit dedicated to bringing people into the pipeline of activism through fun events for all ages
  • Worked with my fellow co-founders to build a team of volunteers for our organization
  • Researched and filed all required items to form a Washington State nonprofit corporation
  • Developed and maintain the organization's online presence, including Act11's website:
  • Helped to organize and run Act11's successful first event, Turn Up for a Cause, to raise awareness and funds for local charities
  • Interests

    Homebrewing, 3D printing, multicopters (design, assembly and flight), photography, hiking, tabletop role-playing, and virtual reality


    Available upon request