Principal Engineering With Silvia Botros

Posted on Sunday, Apr 21, 2019
Matty and Jessica discuss Principal Engineering with Silvia Botros.

Show Notes

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  • Silvia: the Beyoncé movie came out on Netflix: Homecoming

  • Jessica: Do something outside! It’s spring!

  • Matty: Stocksy - for affordable stock imagery that benefits the artists and Super Team Deluxe for great pins and stuff


Silvia Botros

Silvia Botros

Silvia Botros is a Senior Principal Engineer at Twilio Sendgrid. She likes to help teams scale their databases and build well architected platforms. She loves finding the breaking point of all sorts of technologies and her superpower is EMPing everything she touches.

You can find out the latest thing Silvia is working on by following her on twitter or by reading her posts on her blog.


Matty Stratton

Matty Stratton

Matty Stratton is a HumanOps Advocate at PagerDuty, where he helps dev and ops teams advance the practice of their craft and become more operationally mature. He collaborates with PagerDuty customers and industry thought leaders in the broader DevOps community, and back when he drove, his license plate actually said “DevOps”.

Matty has over 20 years experience in IT operations, ranging from large financial institutions such as JPMorganChase and internet firms, including He is a sought-after speaker internationally, presenting at Agile, DevOps, and ITSM focused events, including ChefConf, DevOpsDays, Interop, PINK, and others worldwide. Matty is the founder and co-host of the popular Arrested DevOps podcast, as well as a global organizer of the DevOpsDays set of conferences.

He lives in San Francisco and has three awesome kids - Henry, Joey, and Sophia, who he loves just a little bit more than he loves Doctor Who. He is currently on a mission to discover the best pho in the world.

Jessica Kerr

Jessica Kerr

Jessitron is a developer at Atomist, where she works on very exciting development and delivery automation tools. She is into resilience engineering, domain-driven design, and symmathesy. She works remotely from St. Louis, MO, where she raises two daughters. Find her also on >Code, and at conferences around the world.