Taylor Nation

Operations Engineer

Taylor is an Operations Engineer on the Operations Team. He oversees engineering strategies across teams to ensure the reliability and resilience of Azavea products.

Before Azavea, Taylor worked as a DevOps Engineer at Nuix, a company that specializes in indexing unstructured data for the Legal, Finance, and Security sectors. He was responsible for building and supporting the build/release pipeline, using technologies such as Vagrant, Chef, Ansible and Openstack. Previously, he also worked at Google where he was responsible for both supporting their IT infrastructure and automating elements of the support workflow. Taylor graduated with a Bachelor’s in Computer Science from Swarthmore college.

When he’s not working, Taylor enjoys running, playing rugby, reading Science Fiction novels, making bad puns, and eating delicious food.