Leadership Team

The ATARC DevOps Pillar is a technical working group of government, academia and private industry thought leaders collaborating on topics of interest to the Federal mobility community. Working in collaboration with the cross-agency DevOps Federal Interagency Council (DFIC), the group’s goal is to provide the Federal Government with recommendations for methods to increase efficiency and reduce cost using cutting-edge DevOps solutions.

 

Annette Mitchell

Annette Mitchell

Government Vice Chair

Internal Revenue Service

Claire Bailey

Claire Bailey

Industry Vice Chair

KWR Acuity Strategies

Aaron Lippold

Aaron Lippold

MITRE Chair

MITRE

Jennifer Kenny-Smith

Jennifer Kenny-Smith

Industry Chair

GitLab

Ivette Granier-Smith

Ivette Granier-Smith

ATARC Board Chair

ASRC Federal 

Jeff Miller

Jeff Miller

Industry Vice Chair

NowSecure

Bill James

Bill James

Advisor Chair

FedSmarts

Working Groups:

CICD Pipeline 

This group focuses on software and delivery approach while standing up an approach for DevSecOps CICD pipeline to stand up infrastructure. The deliverable for this team is a software or presenting pattern for which tools could be used.
John Soscia

John Soscia

Government Chair

Internal Revenue Service

Sameer Kamani

Sameer Kamani

Industry Vice Chair

GitLab

Tyler Johnson

Tyler Johnson

Industry Vice Chair

CloudBees

John Morello

John Morello

Industry Vice Chair

Palo Alto

Bill Schwartz

Bill Schwartz

Advisor Chair

Application Development and Development Operations

This group consists of colleagues from across various government agencies, private industry and academic organizations interested in topics related to the group’s name and meets to discuss trends in the industry and challenges our organizations experience specific to Application Development and Operations. Our weekly meetings are designed to encourage participation, promote collaboration, place value on creativity and innovation while recognizing the tried and true. Our meeting discussions allow information and opinions to be shared in ways which are respectful within a fear-free environment.

Rayvn Manuel

Rayvn Manuel

Government Chair

National Museum of African American History and Culture

John Saling

John Saling

Industry Vice Chair

Couchbase

David Wray

David Wray

Industry Vice Chair

Micro Focus Government Solutions

Metrics 

This group seeks to understand operational metrics from tools already established and the Failure rates seen from pipeline. The focus of this team is on “how do we capture those customer relevant/focused/centric metrics when delivering capabilities through the pipeline? What value is the pipeline creating and how do we measure it?” This team’s deliverable is to come up with a model that would apply with most agencies in terms of baseline information.
Chazara Clark-Smith

Chazara Clark-Smith

Government Chair

Internal Revenue Service

Claire Bailey

Claire Bailey

Industry Chair

KWR Acuity Strategies

Low Code Development

 This group’s obkective is to aggregate and educate Government Agencies (federal, dod, state and local), academia and industry on the issues unique to Government regarding the adoption and roll-out of Low-code and to explore solutions to those challenges. The Low-code Project Team will support agencies understanding of how to use Low-code and Intelligent Automation technologies to make government better.

Bradley Shepherd

Bradley Shepherd

Government Chair

USDOJ

Gabriel Lujan

Gabriel Lujan

Government Vice Chair

USDOJ

Bill Bunce

Bill Bunce

Industry Chair

Pega Systems

Chandra Rajalingam

Chandra Rajalingam

Industry Vice Chair

TeXCloud Solutions