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Office Hour with Jay Compton (Healthagen, an Aetna company)

jay compton (Healthagen, an Aetna company)
Office Hours
Table 3 (Sponsor Pavilion)

Engineering principles can apply across the spectrum of any organization, including yours. Jay is here to share these ideas with you and discuss:

  • The application of software engineering practices to building infrastructure to create flexible, scalable and reliable distributed systems
  • How to build distributed systems in a highly regulated environment, even in the cloud
  • Starting up new products or businesses from scratch, and jumpstarting those teams with engineering athletes and software craftsmen
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jay compton

Healthagen, an Aetna company

Software and development operations manager and leader with 15 years of software and system engineering experience. Specialties include building web scale applications and operations for large-scale volume. Software engineering background includes agile/lean development methods such as scrum/kanban/XP/pair programming and continuous integration/delivery. Development and web operations, including datacenter and cloud operations, high availability/disaster recovery/business continuity planning, and degradation prediction/prevention. Cost-effective, sustainable and adaptive system design with a focus on the performance of the entire system.

Specialties:
- Adaptive, distributed system and deployment engineering
- Web and mobile scale operations
- Agile and lean product development
- Cross-functional engineering management and leadership
- Bringing the whole system together to function as a singular computing unit and making sure it runs well
- Building engineering teams and culture centered around top engineering athletes