CSMT Team Lead and Systems Administrator
Tom oversees the management and troubleshooting of computer hardware, software, and networking for the High Altitude Observatory while maintaining HAO's server infrastructure to ensure the retention and availability of data to staff, visitors and collaborators.
Tom has an extensive background managing Linux/BSD, MacOS and Windows software and services. He is currently focused on leveraging the power of configuration management, scripting/automation and containerization as part of a collaborative effort to maximize the efficiency of computing across NCAR. Prior to joining the High Altitude Observatory, Tom worked at NCAR's Computational Information Systems Laboratory with ISGB (2011-2014) and DMOS (2014-2019).