Developer Advocate III
Quintessence has worked in the IT community for over 10 years, including as a database administrator and a DevOps / Cloud / Infrastructure engineer. She was a core contributor to Stark & Wayne's SHIELD project, which adds backup functionality to Cloud Foundry, as well as a technical reviewer for Learning Go Programming published by Packt Publishing. Currently she is a Developer Advocate for PagerDuty, focusing community engagement related to DevOps. Outside of work she co-founded Inclusive Tech Buffalo and is a mentor to underrepresented minorities in tech so they can launch sustainable careers in development.