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.


Matt Stratton

Matt Stratton

Matt Stratton is a Staff Developer Advocate at Pulumi and the global chair of the DevOpsDays set of conferences.

Matt has over 20 years of experience in IT operations and is a sought-after speaker internationally, presenting at Agile, DevOps, and cloud engineering focused events worldwide. Demonstrating his keen insight into the changing landscape of technology, he recently changed his license plate from DEVOPS to KUBECTL.

He lives in Chicago and has three awesome kids, whom he loves just a little bit more than he loves Diet Coke. Matt is the keeper of the Thought Leaderboard for the DevOps Party Games online game show and you can find him on Twitter at @mattstratton.

Jessica Kerr

Jessica Kerr

Jessitron is a consultant as Jessitron, LLC. You can hire her to symmathesize with your team. She is into resilience engineering, domain-driven design, and of course DevOps – all the systems-thinky things. She works remotely from St. Louis, MO, where she raises two daughters. Find her also on >Code, and at conferences around the world.