Skills

  • Languages: PHP, Python, JavaScript, Node.js, Bash
  • Frameworks: Flask, SqlAlchemy, Express.js, Symfony, Serverless Framework
  • DevOps/AWS: Docker, Ansible, CloudFormation, API Gateway, Lambda, RDS
  • Databases: MySQL, DynamoDB
  • Front-end: HTML, CSS, Sass, Vue.js

Education

Experience

Software Engineer

Neighborhoods.com; Chicago, IL

Mar. 2020 - Apr. 2020

  • Developed enterprise PHP applications in a modern microservices architecture.
  • Laid off due to COVID-19.
  • Stack: PHP, Symfony, Docker

Software Engineer

Agentis Energy; Chicago, IL

Nov. 2017 - Aug. 2019

  • Developed custom APIs, data integrations, and other web products tied directly to revenue generation.
  • Accelerated software delivery by automating builds, tests, and deployments to multiple environments in AWS.
  • Ensured dev/prod environment parity using Vagrant, EC2, Ansible, and CloudFormation.
  • Stack: PHP, Node.js, MySQL, Lambda, EC2, RDS, CloudFormation

Software Engineer

DialogTech; Chicago, IL

Sep. 2013 - Sep. 2017

  • Validated new product features through research and rapid prototyping. Discussed recommendations, tradeoffs, and risks with stakeholders to verify deliverables.
  • Increased scalability of a large-scale Node.js application by migrating from MySQL to DynamoDB. Achieved zero-downtime by leveraging unit tests and incremental deployments.
  • Led design reviews to evaluate new patterns, tools, and technologies both within my team and across the engineering organization.
  • Contributed to cloud infrastructure-as-code, unit testing, deployment, monitoring, and overall DevOps practice using an array of AWS services.
  • Stack: PHP, Node.js, EC2, Lambda, RDS, DynamoDB, SQS, CloudFormation

Software Engineer

SparkReel; Chicago, IL

Apr. 2013 - Sep. 2013

  • Collaborated directly with founders to develop an early version of the product through research, technical recommendations, and hands-on development.
  • Integrated data from social media APIs such as YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram.
  • Increased scale and developer productivity by migrating homegrown services to cloud providers.
  • Stack: PHP, MySQL

Software Engineer

Lightswitch Media; Chicago, IL

Aug. 2012 - Apr. 2013

  • Streamlined backend business processes through the development of a project management system to assist internal teams with managing a network of freelance videographers and their video shoots.
  • Created prototypes and MVPs for new product initiatives.
  • Stack: PHP, MySQL

Software Engineer

Punchkick Interactive; Chicago, IL

Mar. 2011 - Aug. 2012

  • Developed corporate websites and digital experiences for Fortune 500 companies including Microsoft and Harley-Davidson.
  • Implemented integration tests to detect failure of 3rd-party APIs.
  • Stack: PHP, MySQL