Dr Matthew Vernon, MRCVS
Principal Systems Administrator
Matthew was part of the Informatics Support Group (ISG) at Sanger. He was most heavily involved in maintaining and developing the institute's Ceph clusters.
Matthew joined the Sanger in 2016. Prior to that, he worked at the University of Cambridge in the Computing Service. Before moving to work in IT, he was a veterinary epidemiologist advising the Scottish Government on control of animal disease outbreaks. In 2021, Matthew left the Sanger to work for the Wikimedia Foundation as a Site Reliability Engineer.
Matthew has been a Debian developer since 1999, and has a PhD in “spatial spread of farm animal diseases”; he has spoken at a number of scientific and technical conferences in Europe and the USA.
Senior Site Reliability Engineer, Wikimedia Foundation
Principal System Administrator, Wellcome Sanger Institute
Chairman of the Board of Scrutiny, University of Cambridge
University Computer Officer, University of Cambridge
Quantitative Veterinary Epidemiologist, SRUC
Research Fellow, University of Warwick