About

Jackpine Technologies is a high-end technology company empowering organizations to create exceptional software through innovative practices, technologies and products.

Customers leverage CONS3RT, our leading edge public/private cloud and service management software suite, our JP Messaging layer and/or our ECAMS middleware product to improve quality and speed of delivery through their DevOps lifecycle.

Jackpine, a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), has several government contract options and holds a GSA schedule.

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Our Customers

We deliver innovative solutions to a broad range of organizations. Each customer brings a variety of unique requirements.

Defense Information Systems Agency
JAIC
SOCOM
OUSD
DIU
United States Air Force
Defense Logistics Agency
Director of Operational Test and Evaluation
Air Force Data and Integration Branch
Air Force DCGS Integration Backbone
Air Force Life Cycle Management Center
United States Navy

Our Partners

We work with industry leaders to deliver the best solutions to our customers.

Beyond Mission Capable Solutions
Wyle
PCI Strategic Management
Red Hat
VMware
Sonatype
Slack

Meet The Team

Jackpine Technologies prides itself on composition of its team. Each member brings cross-discipline skills; extensive experience and a strong customer-focused work ethic.

John Casebolt
John Casebolt

President/Partner


John has years of military and civilian engineering, program management and corporate leadership experience. His experiences and interests have been centered on highly-available distributed systems, concentrating primarily on interprocess communications and automated testing. Systems with his design and coding work are currently traveling underwater, operating in data centers, and orbiting the earth. He’s a proud graduate of both the University of Cincinnati and Boston University.

Bob Shepherd
Bob Shepherd

Vice-President/Partner


Prior to founding Jackpine, Bob led R&D Command and Control projects at Lockheed Martin, along with the communication and fault-tolerance activities for several DoD and ATC programs. He has served as a Principal Investigator at Jackpine, and is now part of the CONS3RT team; responsible for the messaging layer and the enterprise-class scheduling algorithm. Bob has over 35 years of industry experience, and is a graduate of the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey and the University of Minnesota.

Ray Smith
Ray Smith

Partner


Ray provides the steady hand across the Jackpine team, while also leading release engineering and program management efforts. He brings over 20 years experience in Information Technology systems design/development, acquisition, test and deployment to the team. Primarily focused on the government sector, Ray also brings a strong background in both networking and systems security. He recently retired from the US Air Force Reserves after serving with distinction for more than 20 years.

Tim Scully
Tim Scully

Partner


With over 20 years of private and public sector experience, Tim brings a broad range of experience from system and hardware administration through application development and software engineering. As Director of Engineering, Tim is focused on designing, developing, and implementing hybrid cloud orchestration and automation. Prior to joining Jackpine, Tim was an Air Force officer overseeing engineering support for a Command and Control system with hundreds of installations worldwide. Tim is an Electrical Engineering graduate from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Peter Walsh
Peter Walsh

Evangelist/Partner


Peter brings 25+ years of experience in product design and development in both the private and public sectors, ranging from embedded systems to factory automation to enterprise software. Customer focus is always his first priority. A graduate of Boston University, he is also a speaker and trainer in Agile Development and DevOps, always happy to take the stage and share the hard work being done by the team.

Jeff Chambers
Jeff Chambers

Test Architect


With over 30 years of diverse software engineering experience from the private sector with Motorola, Tellabs, and Sycamore Networks, Jeff is responsible for the test infrastructure that produces effective and efficient automated software testing crucial to helping Jackpine deliver better software, faster. Jeff holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from University of Cincinnati.

Dan Fitzpatrick
Dan Fitzpatrick

Senior Engineer


Dan is the Senior Systems Administrator overseeing all network, server, and virtualization setups for Jackpine’s mix of operations, test, and production environments. He has over 20 years of industry experience and provides extensive datacenter automation experience. In addition, he is instrumental in managing the day-to-day security posture for all of Jackpine’s networks, systems, and internal clouds. He has a BS from Skidmore College and a Masters in Software Engineering from Brandeis University.

Mike Loebl
Mike Loebl

Senior Engineer


Mike is a Computer Science and Masters in Business Administration graduate from Fitchburg State University. He worked in the access control industry for over 14 years as an engineer doing software builds and deployments within Microsoft Windows environments. His is often found tinkering with cutting-edge technologies and projects like 3D printers and homemade UAVs.

Shaun Tarves
Shaun Tarves

Senior Engineer


As the resident UI and UX guru, Shaun straddles the line between artist and engineer. With a passion for combining form and function, he’s often squinting at his screen to ensure every last pixel is where it should be. Prior to joining Jackpine, he developed software used to analyze and operate nuclear reactors here on earth, and was part of a team that designed a nuclear-powered spacecraft concept for NASA. Shaun holds a B.S. in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Wisconsin.

Todd Fisher
Todd Fisher

DevOps Engineer


Todd is a former federal employee who was responsible for leading extremely diverse sets of teams that built cyber range environments, tested large scale software systems, assessed combatant commands, and developed red team capabilities. Todd has a passion for everything cyber and spends all his free time playing with his kids and keeping on the bleeding edge of technology. He has degrees in mathematics and computer information systems.

Faisal Mohammed
Faisal Mohammed

Lead Engineer


Faisal Mohammed comes from the Access Control and Video Surveillance industry. Functioning as Level III support, then a QA Engineer, and finally a Systems Engineer. A Maker at heart, he is always investigating, learning, and Making with new technology. He has a Computer Science B.A., as well as an M.B.A. with a focus in Management, from Fitchburg State University.

John Paulo
John Paulo

Engineer


John is a Computer Systems Engineer, having joined the Jackpine Technologies Team upon his graduation from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. While working towards his Bachelors Degree, John held responsible positions in the retail industry learning, first hand, the necessity of having structured, automated systems to track and account for transactions in real-time. John has quickly shown himself capable of assessing project requirements and executing them efficiently.

Steve Dulany
Steve Dulany

DevOps Engineer


Steve joined the team out of McDaniel College with a B.A. in Computer Science and quickly fell in love with writing automation for installing and configuring a wide variety of software. He now helps customers build out various complex environments in the cloud and provides guidance and training on how to automate DevOps workflows. He is always ready to take on a new challenge of automating new technologies and bringing cutting edge workflows to the cloud.

Nate Swartz
Nate Swartz

Systems Engineer


Nate has a background and passion in hardware. He was previously a Senior Data Center engineer overseeing a global data center’s dynamic customer-facing hardware and infrastructure on a day-to-day level. Now at Jackpine, he’s responsible for building and maintaining physical infrastructure in the vCloud environment.

Amelia Zecker
Amelia Zecker

Junior Engineer


Amelia joined Jackpine after completing a software engineering immersive program and has prior experience as a bookkeeper. She holds a B.A. in Psychology and Studio Art from McDaniel College, and brings that knowledge and skill to the field to aid her in designing streamlined and attractive websites for a pleasant user experience.

Alice Whatley
Alice Whatley

Operations Business Assistant


As the Business Operations Assistant, Alice oversees the office operations focusing on implementing company procedures, facilities, and reporting. She gained experience working in office and facilities management at Western Digital the past eight years. She now brings her experience as a site lead, managing facilities, corporate events, and logistics to Jackpine.

Grayson Unitt
Grayson Unitt

Junior Test Engineer


Grayson is currently studying to get his bachelor’s in Computer Science and has taken coursework in Java and HTML. His prior customer service experience lets him anticipate issues as he runs regression tests on new implementations in Jackpine’s development environments.

Ben Walsh
Ben Walsh

Community Team Member


Ben joined the team in 2019 after graduating from Hamilton College. He produces Jackpine’s tutorial videos, manages the company’s YouTube channels, and assists in user training. Before coming to Jackpine, Ben worked as a teaching assistant and as the host for a local radio show. He currently applies those experiences to conducting user trainings and developing clear, informative video tutorials.

Seth Ambrose
Seth Ambrose

Test Engineer


Seth has been testing software for nearly 25 years and brings a wide range of experience in software systems for companies such as Cisco Systems, Verizon Cloud, Ambient and Netnumber. Seth has worked in the networking, cloud technology, healthcare, cellular and smart grid spaces but always finds himself coming back to networking in one form or another.

Bob McDonnell
Bob McDonnell

Systems Administrator


Bob has more than 20 years of system administration experience in diverse industries and ranging in sizes from startups to Fortune 500 companies. In addition to working on virtualized infrastructure, storage and automation during that time, he has been providing managed services within private and public clouds for 10 years. Bob graduated from Suffolk University with a BS in Informations Systems.

Shane Stowell
Shane Stowell

Lead Engineer


Shane is a former Air Force Intelligence Analyst who, after his enlistment, became a Network Engineer at a small school district in north-central MA. Now at Jackpine as a Systems Administrator, he manages and maintains day-to-day operations of Jackpine’s various internal clouds, as well as helps roll-out new cutting-edge hardware/software to support Jackpine and its customers. Shane currently holds a B.S. in Information Technology from University of Massachusetts Lowell.

Steve Suchcicki
Steve Suchcicki

Engineer


Steve joined Jackpine after completing his B.S. in Computer Science and is continuing to get his M.S. in Homeland Security. He has prior experience in the IT field from completing three internships in college, working directly with hardware. Steve has a passion for all parts of the Computer Science field, especially the Hardware and Security side. At Jackpine, he’s responsible for helping maintain the security compliance within the infrastructure as well as other security tasks within the admin team.

Ian Ellett
Ian Ellett

DevOps Engineer


Ian is Jackpine’s resident KB Technical Writer and an itinerant Systems Engineer. Ian started out as an English Teacher, and after acquiring a Technical Writer position, continued to pick up more technical roles, graduating from IT Support, to Software Tester, to Systems Engineer. Prior to joining Jackpine, he was the lead software tester on critical programs within DHS in Washington DC. He spent significant time automating previously manual processes and convincing leadership to invest in Chaos Engineering. He holds a B.A. in Technical Writing from Virginia Tech.

Tom Hohenstein
Tom Hohenstein

Community Engineering Support


Tom is a member of our Community Team and provides engineering and automation support to our customers. He has a background in Cyber Operations as an officer in the National Guard and spent 10 years in Academia providing technical and research support to students and faculty in the sciences.

Joe Yennaco
Joe Yennaco

Community Engineering Support


Joe is a member of the Community and DevOps Teams. After being one of the original CONS3RT asset developers, he joined the team in 2014. He brings to the team a love of software, automation, and helping customers succeed. He is an expert in architecting and implementing solutions in Amazon Web Services and Azure. Typically you will find Joe developing assets for customers, writing DevOps code for deploying CONS3RT, or helping customers on Slack. Joe graduated with an M.S. in Software Engineering from Drexel university and a B.S. in Computer Systems Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts. Prior to joining the team Joe designed and tested Missile Defense and Command and Control systems for Lockheed Martin and Raytheon.