More about Seth Ryder
I hail from Grand Rapids, MI. Send me an email.
I am currently an infrastructure engineer for HarperCollins Publishers. I enjoy exploring new technologies, automation, and a bit of development. I am also an avid music listener, craft beer lover, and a self proclaimed corgi enthusiast.
Some of my work
HarperCollins Publishers January 2016 - Present
Modpack Index January 2015 - Present
Founder / Developer / Everything
A small site that I have been building/working on in my free time. Site serves as central index for the fast growing Minecraft modding/modpack scene. Allows me to sharpen my development skills and try out new technologies in a live enviorment.
LibraryThing December 2012 - January 2016
Acting as the single Systems Administrator for a small company that serves millions of requests per day from our servers/systems. I manage everything including MySQL, Nginx, Apache, Graphite, Elasticsearch, Solr, KVM/Xen parents and so much more. I am always picking up new technologies and learning on the fly. Do a bit of development as needed. From fixing bugs to writing tools to help make my job (and others) easier.
Liquid Web August 2011 - December 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Acted as a liaison between customers and developers. Extensive testing of a wide variety of projects from large to small. Write scripts/programs to test API and other areas of projects
Liquid Web January 2010 - September 2011
Provided excellent customer support via telephone and help desk in a super past paced enviorment. Troubleshooted a wide range of issues from basic to complex. Eventually joined the Monitoring team to help provide proactive monitoring for customers.