Andrew Nase, Software Developer in Boyertown, PA, United States
Andrew Nase

Software Developer in Boyertown, PA, United States

Member since August 11, 2021
Andrew is a passionate technology professional with experience in data science, cryptography, AI, blockchain, cloud automation, and DevOps. Andrew relishes the opportunity to delight customers with perfectly designed solutions to meet the needs of their business.
Andrew is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • Nase Technology Solutions, Inc.
    DevOps, Software Development, Software Engineering
  • Nuix
    Ruby, Elastic, Apache Derby, Apache Lucene, Java, Python
  • Puppet
    Puppet, DevOps, Infrastructure as Code (IaC), AWS DevOps, Azure DevOps

Experience

Location

Boyertown, PA, United States

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

MacOS, Linux, Visual Studio Code, Slack, Jira, Trello, GitHub, GitLab

The most amazing...

...thing I've developed is a Shopify app called Kno Attribution that has recently been featured in the Shopify App Store.

Employment

  • President

    2000 - PRESENT
    Nase Technology Solutions, Inc.
    • Developed applications on a freelance basis for clients. Focused primarily on the LAMP stack.
    • Began to hire developers as the demand became overwhelming. Grew the engineering team to a total of four trusted engineers.
    • Maintained the freelance business for over 20 years while also focusing on my W2 career.
    Technologies: DevOps, Software Development, Software Engineering
  • Senior Solutions Architect

    2018 - 2018
    Nuix
    • Closed a deal worth nearly $10 billion TCV on the proof of concept I developed.
    • Rearchitected a SaaS platform from a monolithic architecture to a distributed architecture to support on-demand horizontal scaling.
    • Gave presentations at industry conferences about the company's new approach to deploying and supporting software within a CI/CD context.
    Technologies: Ruby, Elastic, Apache Derby, Apache Lucene, Java, Python
  • Senior Professional Services Engineer

    2015 - 2018
    Puppet
    • Designed and implemented a complete CIS compliant security strategy for Splunk to enforce continuous compliance to CIS benchmarks.
    • Architected a global, high availability configuration management infrastructure with strict failure tolerance parameters to serve high-security use cases in the public sector. This project was delivered for IBM Global Business Services.
    • Wrote Puppet plugins to facilitate native APIs for EC2 metadata and other AWS-specific parameters.
    Technologies: Puppet, DevOps, Infrastructure as Code (IaC), AWS DevOps, Azure DevOps
  • Senior Lead Software Engineer

    2013 - 2015
    Cox Media Group
    • Retooled deployment pipelines to support rapid blue and green deployments.
    • Led two teams of engineers to deliver a platform redesign.
    • Acted as a release manager and liaison to business stakeholders.
    Technologies: Python, JavaScript
  • Senior Web Developer

    2011 - 2013
    Lehigh University
    • Developed a mobile-first responsive front end for campus portal application.
    • Spearheaded migration project between major versions of the Luminis portal application (v4 to v5).
    • Taught extracurricular classes on Python, Ruby, RoR, and Python on Django to a mixed audience of students and staff.
    Technologies: PHP, Java, CSS, JavaScript
  • Senior Software Developer

    2008 - 2011
    Smarter Travel Media, LLC (TripAdvisor)
    • Designed and implemented a retooled SEO strategy to increase organic search engine traffic.
    • Worked closely with marketing department on strategic initiatives to facilitate organic search optimizations to paid ad campaigns.
    • Oversaw object-oriented refactor during the upgrade from PHP 4 to PHP 5. This resulted in a net reduction of production bugs reported in the quarter after completion by 47%.
    Technologies: PHP, JavaScript, HTML, Linux, Apache, MySQL
  • IT Manager

    2006 - 2008
    JD2 Environmental
    • Moved the company from physical paper compliance reports to records in a database with the ability to export to a digital report to print if desired.
    • Completed training in field operations of an underground storage tank and pipe inspection. Subsequently, I frequently went into the field to perform inspections and environmental remediation.
    • Secured and administered the corporate network and internal applications.
    Technologies: MySQL, Windows Server 2000, PHP, Microsoft Access

Experience

  • Kno Attribution App for Shopify

    An easy-to-use and powerful tool for better understanding which marketing channels are driving conversions. I was the full-stack developer working on both the front and back end, creating the embedded script and analyzing/visualizing the customer traffic.

Skills

  • Libraries/APIs

    React, Vue.js, Node.js, Shopify API, Apache Lucene
  • Tools

    Vault, Puppet, Terraform, Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE), Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), Amazon EKS, Elastic, Slack, Jira, Trello, GitHub, GitLab, Apache, Microsoft Access
  • Other

    Software Development, Consul, Nomad, Web App Development, Infrastructure as Code (IaC), AWS DevOps, Windows Server 2000, Professional Services, IT Consulting, Software Engineering
  • Languages

    Python, PHP, Bash Script, Go, Ruby, Java, JavaScript, CSS, HTML
  • Frameworks

    Laravel, Express.js
  • Platforms

    Kubernetes, MacOS, Linux, Visual Studio Code
  • Paradigms

    Data Science, DevOps, Azure DevOps
  • Industry Expertise

    Bioinformatics
  • Storage

    MongoDB, Apache Derby, MySQL

Education

  • Master's Degree in Computer Science
    2012 - 2015
    Lehigh University - Bethlehem, PA
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science
    2000 - 2004
    Eastern Nazarene College - Quincy, MA

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