Aram Malinich, Software Developer in Flagstaff, AZ, United States
Aram Malinich

Software Developer in Flagstaff, AZ, United States

Member since October 3, 2013
Aram is a developer with a proven track record of designing and implementing high quality systems. He has extensive experience working with teams to implement complex business solutions. Aram is an expert in C# and has completed numerous professional projects ranging from stand-alone websites to enterprise applications.
Aram is now available for hire


  • Paylocity
    Microsoft SQL Server, jQuery, Knockout (Knockout.js), ASP.NET MVC...
  • The Form Factory
    jQuery, PostgreSQL, RESTful APIs, RESTful Development, Knockout (Knockout.js)...
  • TrainingPeaks
    JavaScript, HTML, C#



Flagstaff, AZ, United States



Preferred Environment

Sublime Text, Git, NUnit, ReSharper, Visual Studio

The most amazing...

...thing I've created is an extensively refactored and extended legacy codebase providing a RESTful API for an application rewrite to HTML5.


  • Software Engineer

    2015 - PRESENT
    • Created a dashboard and processing system internal to our payroll offering to manage filing and compliance for the Affordable Care Act.
    • Built an internal file storage API leveraging Azure app service and storage.
    • Pioneered microservices migration through reference implementations, API gateway management and support, and building tooling to simplify our build, test, and deployment processes.
    Technologies: Microsoft SQL Server, jQuery, Knockout (Knockout.js), ASP.NET MVC, Entity Framework, C#
  • Founder/Principal Engineer

    2013 - 2015
    The Form Factory
    • Created a crowdfunding platform from scratch utilizing Ruby on Rails, Devise, jQuery, and Stripe API.
    • Refactored the front-end of a cryptocurrency exchange for modularity and performance with Knockout.js and RequireJS.
    Technologies: jQuery, PostgreSQL, RESTful APIs, RESTful Development, Knockout (Knockout.js), Ruby on Rails (RoR), Ruby
  • Software Engineer

    2011 - 2013
    • Collaborated with teammates on the full-stack development of a next-generation web application based on HTML5, jQuery, Backbone.js, and Web API.
    • Served as the primary contributor to a RESTful API, integrating between the front-end rewrite and the legacy code base.
    • Held primary responsibility for the growth and maintenance of our queued/asynchronous processing subsystems.
    • Managed technical debt by identifying and refactoring legacy subsystems that did not meet current coding standards.
    • Maintained continuous integration on Cruise Control .NET and initiated the migration over to TeamCity to improve the reliability of the deployment process.
    Technologies: JavaScript, HTML, C#
  • Programmer II

    2009 - 2011
    Deckers Outdoor Corporation
    • Designed and implemented a transactional email system leveraging XSLT hosted in WCF and administered through an ASP.NET UI.
    • Supported the legacy eCommerce platform using ASP.NET, C#, and SQL Server.
    • Built a custom framework for the web application to support Omniture tracking metrics to report customer experience and usage.
    • Provided reports and data mining as needed for business analysis.
    • Collaborated with a front-end design team to implement back-end functionality while keeping consideration for design and user experience.
    Technologies: JavaScript, XSLT, C#, ASP.NET
  • Software Developer

    2007 - 2009
    Matrix Solutions
    • Collaborated with a team of in-house and offshore software developers during the rewrite of an existing media sales analytics tool into an enterprise-ready product using WinForms, ASP.NET web services, C#, and MS SQL.
    • Defined and managed the customer database upgrade process for subsequent product versions with Redgate database tools.
    • Built a virtual training environment based on VMWare for the product education team.
    • Provided mentoring for database design and SQL performance tuning.
    • Reviewed and critiqued the existing business data models to improve the accuracy and precision of reporting metrics.
    Technologies: SQL, ASP.NET, C#
  • Programmer, Analyst

    2005 - 2007
    Giant Eagle, Inc.
    • Developed BI and KPI dashboards that summarized massive amounts of data.
    • Developed reports and enhanced current reports to meet various business needs against Oracle 9i/10g.
    • Contributed to the core enterprise libraries.
    • Provided prompt second tier support to internal employees working with internal systems.
    • Modeled and refined the new data warehouse architecture.
    Technologies: SQL


  • HTML5 Rewrite

    A major overhaul of the web application from a Flex app to an HTML5 application. From a development perspective, this was a great technology stack on which to work. On the front-end, the application consists of Backbone.js, Handlebars, CSS3 (Sass/LESS), HTML5, jQuery, and Flot graphing. The back-end involves MS Web API, MS SQL, MongoDB, and RestSharp.

  • Dark Horse Pros

    A crowd funding site for athletes.


  • Languages

    C#, SQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, XSLT, Ruby
  • Frameworks

    .NET, Knockout (Knockout.js), Entity 6, NUnit, ASP.NET Web API, ASP.NET, ASP.NET MVC, Ruby on Rails (RoR), NHibernate
  • Other

    Offshore Development, Remote Work, RESTful APIs
  • Libraries/APIs

    Moq, Entity Framework, Backbone.js, jQuery, Underscore.js
  • Tools

    Git, Microsoft Visual Studio, ReSharper, Visual Studio, LINQ to SQL, Sublime Text, Chrome Developer Tools, TeamCity
  • Paradigms

    Agile Software Development, Kanban, RESTful Development, Pair Programming
  • Platforms

    MacOS, Windows, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Storage

    Microsoft SQL Server, MongoDB, SQL Server Management Studio, PostgreSQL, MySQL


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Management Information Systems
    2000 - 2005
    Pennsylvania State University - Pennsylvania

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