Before joining ORNL, Steven worked initially as a Junior DevOps engineer for a consulting company serving a real-estate business. He assisted with the migration of their old Oracle based platform to a new Google based one called Anthos. Following completion of the migration his role changed to Site Reliability Engineer, and he performed regular health checks and wrote scripts to automate tasks. Previously he has also had experience with entry level programming such as application analysis, and IT help desk support. Steven graduated from the Missouri University of Science and Technology in 2021 with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. In his free time, Steven likes to play video games, work on various projects, and spend time with his cat.