Mike Stapleton
Full Stack Software Engineer


I am an experienced full stack software engineer and system administrator, with a background in building and scaling high performance and highly available systems. I am also an experienced software development manager with a passion for coding and mentoring junior staff.

Work Experience

January 2018 – September 2020
Staff Infrastructure Engineer
Lead team of infrastructure and security engineers in providing secure, PCI-DSS compliant platform for regulated financial technology company.
  • Wrote strategy for migration from custom AWS EC2 delivery architecture to serverless platform to increase resiliency in operations
  • Lead effort to eliminate bespoke services for highly available third party services with larger community and/or company support
February 2015 – January 2018
Senior Developer
Worked within the Intranet/Internet Systems Group specializing in security and system administration on Sun Solaris and Windows NT servers.
  • Evaluate the security of intranet applications written by internal development groups and outside vendors through whitebox and blackbox testing
  • Created policy and procedure for securing Windows NT servers used across the corporation


San Francisco USA


Machine Learning


I had the privilege to work with Mike at a time when PC networking was beginning to take hold at Advance Auto Parts (AAP.) Mike was instrumental in advocating, architecting and implementing critical infrastructure services.