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

Software Developer in Flagstaff, AZ, United States

Member since August 5, 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




Flagstaff, AZ, United States



Preferred Environment

Visual Studio, Resharper, NUnit, Git, Sublime Text

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: C#, Entity Framework, ASP.NET MVC, Knockout.js, jQuery, MS SQL
  • 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: Ruby on Rails, Knockout.js, RESTful APIs, Postgres, jQuery
  • 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: C#, HTML, JavaScript
  • 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: ASP.NET, C#, XSLT, JavaScript
  • 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: C#, ASP.NET, SQL
  • 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 (Development)

    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 (Development)

    A crowd funding site for athletes.


  • Languages

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

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

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

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

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

    Agile Software Development, Kanban, 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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