David Lucas is a software engineer with over 25 years of experience in IT to include Fortune 500 companies. He has a diverse background covering satellite communications, financial processing, smart grid utilities, manufacturing, shipping automation, e-Commerce, insurance, big data, performance, and security. David is a consultant that enjoys problem solving along with designing, implementing, and testing large-scale software solutions (on-premise or cloud) on the JVM/Docker/Kubernetes platform as well as mentoring and training others in the art and science of software. He is a Kotlin enthusiast and has been working on Server-Side Kotlin microservices for the last 3 years. David is the owner and primary engineer of Lucas Software Engineering, Inc., and provides both remote and on-site consulting in the Columbus, Ohio area. He enjoys presenting at local and national user groups and is a member of the ACM.