Ry4an Brase, Software Developer

ry4an@brase.com | https://brase.com | GitHub: @ry4an | Twitter: @ry4an | StackoverFlow: ry4an (77K+)

Builder of great teams and software. Relentless attention to detail throughout the software development life cycle. Keen focus on process, tooling, team dynamics, and measurable outcomes. 20+ years experience in startups and large organizations. Comfortable as an individual contributor or a team leader.


Site Reliability Engineer / Manager, Google, 2019 - Present, Pittsburgh, PA

Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. SRE focuses on the implicit "always" in that mission.

Engineering Manager / Principal Engineer, Duo Security, 2016 - 2019, Ann Arbor, MI

Duo, a Cisco business unit, provides human-friendly security for education, tech companies and an ever increasing swath of enterprise.

VP of Engineering, DramaFever, 2012 - 2016, New York, NY/Philly, PA

DramaFever, a Warner Brothers company, develops and customizes a streaming video platform powering many popular video sites.

Developer, 8thBridge, 2011 - 2012, Minneapolis, MN and remote

EighthBridge, since acquired by Fluent, pioneered e-commerce within social media sites.

Developer, Minnesota Supercomputing Institute, 2010 - 2011, Minneapolis, MN

Co-Founder and Lead Technologist, Swarmcast, Inc., 2002 - 2010, Minneapolis, MN

Swarmcast invented and commercialized modern segmented video streaming.



Software Development

Software Development Management


University of Minnesota, Institute of Technology, 1995 - 2000
B.S. Computer Science