Skills

PHP
Full Scale enterprise architectures
Ruby on Rails
API's Web Applications and Services
Test Driven Development
Cucumber & RSpec, Mocha & Chai, PHPUnit & Codeception
Design Patterns
SOLID (OOP), ACID (databases), MVC
AWS
EC2, RDS, S3, ElastiCache, Load Balancers, this site
GIT
Gitflow pattern
NodeJS
Express, ETL's (data transformations)
JavaScript
Angular, Backbone, "Vanilla" JS client-side solutions
SQL / MySQL / PostgreSQL
Relational, well-formed, normalized database architectures
MonboDB
Javascript-based aggregations as well as replications and tuning
Apache, Tomcat, Nginx
Configuration and optimization
HTML / CSS
Bootstrap, Foundations, Webkit, HTML5 & CSS 3

Experience

Senior Software Engineer

Alma

April 2017 - April 2018
Portland, OR
Portland, OR

Implemented solutions and features for a web-based Student Information System (SIS). Feature additions in PHP using ZendFramework writing to MongoDB document store. Created Custom Reporting Engine in NodeJS writing to PostgreSQL with remote invocation via RabbitMQ. Creation of data migration tool in NodeJS.

Senior Software Engineer

SecureBuy

April 2015 - March 2017
Portland, OR

Designed and developed large scale transaction management application and File Service ETL. Designed database schemas in PostgreSQL. Developed ETL and file parsing systems in NodeJS. Designed and developed core API and presentation layers in PHP Symfony framework using Bootstrap, jQuery DataTables and other supporting client libraries.

Senior Software Engineer

Egelink (contract)

October 2015 - April 2016
Portland, OR

Contracted by local design agency, developed proprietary API integration of e-commerce site to multiple configurable fulfillment vendors. Updated, maintained and deployed client owned web applications utilizing PHP, Laravel, Yii, AngularJS, NodeJS, Gulp, Git, SOAP and RESTful API integrations.

DevOps Engineer

Monsoon

August 2014 - September 2016
Portland, OR

Created, updated and maintained web applications, services and microservices across 20+ instances. Maintained Ruby on Rails applications ranging from Rails v2.1 - v4.2. Integrated customer base from acquired technology purchase into current systems and databases. Developed custom WP theme. Developed SAML and Salesforceintegrations with existing technologies and databases. Worked closely with supervisor to architect and implement business solutions, also mentored junior developer.

Application Developer, System Architect

FullCircle

2011 - August 2014
Seattle, WA

Developed features and refactored e-commerce application serving over 10K members with rapid growth and brand recognition. Migrated from legacy PHP 4.x application to Ruby on Rails. Created RESTful APIs and Integrated with NetSuite, ZenDesk, Braintree and others.

Services Engineer and QA Engineer

Varolii

2007 - 2011
Seattle, WA

Created and implemented outbound interactive voice messaging systems for a variety of Fortune 500 clients. Utilized JBoss and VOIP framework architectures in a SaaS environment. Created automated tests and test harnesses integrating with SOAP and RPC APIs and filesystems.

Education

The Evergreen State College

Bachelors of Science - Computer Science
2006
Olympia, WA
Additional areas of study
Physics
Astrophysics and electrodynamics
GIS
ESRI ArcGIS development
Journalism
Philosophy