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Daniel Powley

Cloud Software Engineer/Architect

Orlando, Florida USA


Daniel Powley

Cloud Software Engineer/Architect


To further my career in Cloud Engineering, using my knowledge of software development and DevOps to create new and innovative ways in which our clients can conduct business

Work Experience

Software Engineer 2022-present
Sphere Commerce / Remote, United States
  • Worked remotely on a payment processing platform for a smaller company of <300 people.
  • Contributed to bug fixes and develpment of new features, using the Bugzilla tracking system.
  • Technology stack consists of a PHP/JS frontend, C++ transaction processor, Java logging system, and PostgreSQL/sqlite3 databases, all operating on Debian-based operating systems.
Software Engineer 2020-2022
Leidos Corp / St. Petersburg, Florida, United States
  • Worked on a team of less than 10 in an Agile environment of 2-week sprints
  • Converted and upgraded existing projects on CentOS 7 to 8.3 then to RHEL 8, updating dependencies and changing build files for the newer Unix OS’s
  • Ran point on integrating various software and hardware components into a novel checked baggage scanner.
  • Created and edited system files to create a unique kickstart installation of CentOS specifically for internal purposes.
  • Managed reporting tools using Pentaho and PostgreSQL databases.
  • Ran as head of global integration and testing for European certification.
Software Integration Engineering Intern 2018-2019
Leidos Corp/ Orlando, FL, United States
  • Worked as part of an Automated Software Testing team for USAF Joint Mission Planning System (JMPS) application
  • Created and updated User Command Sequences utilized as input into automation efforts
  • Worked with Subject Matter Experts (SME) on issues noted in various releases of JMPS SW
  • Supported various SW development projects in C#
  • Attended and provided input into daily SCRUM meetings
Technical Advisor 2011-2018
Microsoft / Los Angeles, CA / Orlando, FL, United States
  • Lead multiple teams of over 80 people in the opening of the 9th and 27th permanent retail locations
  • Efficiently maintained a constant workload of computer repairs and customer-facing software issues.
  • Trained team members on new resource management software and various Microsoft Office products
  • Created and delivered materials teaching kids ages 10+ coding in C++, C#, and JavaScript


  • 2015-2020 - Florida State University
    Bachelor's Degree - Computer Science
  • 2006-2010 - California State University, Northridge
    Bachelor's Degree - Multimedia and New Media Production


CMake 3.11+
Linux Engineering
Microsoft Office Suite
Cloud Engineering
In Progress!