Spencer Barnes-Israel

Solution Architect

The Kroger Co.


Always looking for the next thing to learn!

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Learning & Exploring

Cyber-security with a focus on cloud.

Skills & expertise


Shell scripting, Linux, Microsoft Azure Cloud, C#/dotnet Core


Solution Architect
The Kroger Co. (Oct 2012 - present)
I currently serve as a solutions architect focused on store solutions for The Kroger Co. My main task is to assist with our current Azure cloud migration, but I also have designed and implemented a number of pilots involving third-party partners and their
Systems Administrator
Centerstone Research Institute (Jun 2011 - Oct 2012)
I was responsible for maintain the backup solution as well as assisting the Linux sysadmin with day-to-day tasks. I managed the secondary data center which was located in Columbus, IN and was the offsite backup for the primary data center located in Nashv
Linux Systems Administrator
Greensburg Community Schools (Aug 2003 - Jun 2011)
I was responsible for all the Linux systems in the school district including 150 desktop machines and a handful of Linux servers. I also assisted in maintaining the Windows footprint in the school district which included both servers and desktops ranging