Jason is a Software Defined Data Center Engineer at Grant Street Group. Jason serves on the Infrastructure Services team who is tasked with securing, maintaining and advancing Grant Street Group's robust Software as a Service, Private Cloud product suite.
Previously he was a key member of Elias/Savion Advertising and VELOCITY World Media’s digital team, Jason Heckman serves as a systems architect and technology director for of Elias/Savion’s agency networks, servers, workstations, and sub-systems. He also serves as the technologist liaison for client support and consultation and as a multimedia developer/producer, social network campaign specialist and web developer.
Prior to joining Elias/Savion, Mr. Heckman served as a systems programmer and web developer for the University of Pittsburgh, where he oversaw systems programming and administration on the University Library System's digital initiatives of reinventing the library in the digital space.
Before that, Mr. Heckman was the IT administrator for TiER1 Performance Solutions in Sewickley, Pa. In this capacity, Mr. Heckman built and maintained Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)-based production and web servers, managed workstation technologies, and aided in multimedia productions in the company’s Pittsburgh and Cincinnati headquarters and at satellite and co-location facilities. He also facilitated the migration of co-location facilities to cloud-based hosting solutions.