Alexander R Lurvey, Software Developer in Milwaukee, WI, United States
Alexander R Lurvey

Software Developer in Milwaukee, WI, United States

Member since December 26, 2019
Alex is a full-stack developer with six years of experience building web applications. He has historically spent more time with front-end technologies, specifically JavaScript libraries with functional, data-driven approaches. His primary experience has been with TypeScript, React, and .NET Core.
Alexander is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

Location

Milwaukee, WI, United States

Availability

Full-time

Preferred Environment

Mac, VS Code, Terminal, Git

The most amazing...

...thing I've developed was a progressive web application for a system that monitors IoT devices.

Employment

  • Front-end Consultant

    2019 - 2019
    Brookdale Senior Living
    • Rewrote a React application to use hooks and completed final version 1 features in the month prior to launch.
    • Improved UX by incorporating CSS and SVG animations and keyboard shortcuts to the application's main form.
    • Wrote a suite of end-to-end tests using the Cypress framework.
    Technologies: JavaScript, React, Cypress
  • Front-end Developer

    2019 - 2019
    Milwaukee Electric Tool
    • Created Azure functions to migrate data into CosmosDB from legacy systems.
    • Used Terraform to describe the project's cloud infrastructure and defined the CI/CD pipelines in Azure DevOps.
    • Added features and wrote tests for a time tracking application built with React and .NET Core.
    Technologies: JavaScript, C#, CosmosDB, Azure
  • Full-stack JavaScript Engineer

    2017 - 2018
    GMR Marketing
    • Led the adoption of recompose and reselect libraries within the frontend codebase.
    • Integrated our recruitment application with Twilio to allow recruiters to send text messages to candidates.
    • Created a Node API to parse and save resume documents of various file formats.
    Technologies: TypeScript, C#, .NET Core, MongoDB, React, Redux
  • Application Developer

    2017 - 2018
    Generac Power Systems
    • Created a new SPA for the company's dealers to monitor the status of their wifi connected generators.
    • Developed of progressive web app prototype of this new SPA to investigate replacing other native apps supported by the department.
    • Worked with the IT department to authorize users via their identity server using the OpenID connect protocol.
    Technologies: TypeScript, C#, React, Readux, Redux-Saga
  • Software Developer

    2014 - 2017
    Advicent Solutions
    • Developed a financial account aggregation service to support an application similar to mint.com.
    • Developed various frontends with AngularJS for data integration workflows between external CMRs and the company's systems.
    • Wrote front and back end unit tests using Jasmine and NUnit (C#).
    Technologies: C#, JavaScript, AngularJS, SQL

Experience

  • Crypto Search (Development)
    https://github.com/alexlurvey/crypto-search

    An application to search amongst the top valued cryptocurrencies. Initially a project used to showcase React development, I later reimplemented it two different ways using various libraries from the @thi.ng/umbrella (https://github.com/thi-ng/umbrella) ecosystem to investigate more data-driven and reactive programming libraries.

Skills

  • Languages

    JavaScript, HTML5, ECMAScript (ES6), TypeScript 3, C#, CSS3, CSS, HTML, C
  • Frameworks

    Redux, .NET Core
  • Libraries/APIs

    React, Reselect, Redux-saga, Node.js
  • Tools

    Visual Studio, Babel, Terraform, Webpack, Rollup
  • Paradigms

    Reactive Programming, Functional Programming, Azure DevOps
  • Storage

    Azure Cosmos DB, NoSQL

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering
    2010 - 2014
    Milwaukee School of Engineering - Milwaukee, WI

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