Adrien Thebo

Operations & Software Engineer


I am a software and operations engineer, and I’m passionate about building better applications and systems.

Open Source



Puppet Labs

Lead Software Engineer | December 2014 - present

Led development of a previously community driven open source project, continued open source development of the project and integrated it into the company commercial offerings.


Software Engineer | January 2013 - December 2014

Developed on the Puppet, Facter, and Hiera projects, worked with and merged open source contributions, and provided input on security/cryptography based questions and concerns.

Operations Engineer | November 2011 - January 2013

Built and automated company IT infrastructure using configuration management to scale out systems to meet the needs of a rapidly growing startup.


Operations Intern | March 2011 - November 2011

Helped build out company IT infrastructure using configuration management and took on auxiliary development responsibilities.


PSU - Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science

Unix/Linux Systems Administrator | October 2009 - May 2011

Maintained and improved the existing heterogeneous server infrastructure for the College of Engineering and Computer Science, while serving the needs of the faculty and student body.

eSoft Incorporated

Threat Prevention Team Intern | Summer 2007, 2008

Developed an IP based reputation system for tracking malicious IP addresses, developed web spidering tools for web classification, and reverse engineered malware to write AV and IPS signatures.

Quantum Point Technologies

Windows Systems Administrator | June 2005 - August 2006

Performed on-demand work for small businesses, including network hardware configuration, and server and client configuration and maintenace.




Ruby, Puppet


Clojure, Java, C/C++, SQL, Bash


HTML, CSS, Javascript


  • Debian/Ubuntu
  • Redhat/CentOS
  • OSX
  • FreeBSD/OpenBSD
  • Solaris
  • AIX
  • Gentoo
  • Arch Linux


  • Operations: Puppet, Docker
  • Development: Git, Jenkins
  • Web servers: Apache, Nginx
  • Virt: ESX, VirtualBox, Vagrant
  • Cloud: AWS EC2/S3/IAM, Linode
  • RDBMS: PostgreSQL, MySQL
  • Non-relational DB: Cassandra, Redis
  • Network protocols: IPv4/IPv6, TCP, UDP
  • Application Protocols: SSL/TLS, X.509, HTTP