Verified Expert in Engineering
I'm a full-stack engineer with a day job at a YC company in San Francisco. However in my spare time I'm looking for an interesting side project where I can make an impact with my knowledge of building scalable applications and engaging user experiences.
VirtualBox, Eclipse IDE, Vim Text Editor, Linux, OS X
The most amazing...
...An fully featured add-on app integrated into Google Docs using Google Apps Script and connecting to a backend PHP API
- Built key parts of API in PHP and Symfony.
- Built an integrated product into Google's platform using Google Apps Script.
- Redesigned front-end of key pages in React.js, SCSS, and HTML5.
San Francisco Waldorf School
- Led initiative to transform paper mailings into a database-driven electronic delivery system.
- Consolidated server hardware through VMware virtualization.
- Customized data-backup solution, leveraging open-source tools (rsync, and a “3 copies, 2 locations” mantra).
- Reduced yearly expenses by approximately 20% in 2010-2011 (~$10,000) through savings in open-source software, services consolidation, and enrollment in state and federal subsidy programs.
- Led website consolidation/migration from two semi-static sites into a single dynamic PHP web app.
- Streamlined and automated back-end operations using Python scripts.
Obama for America
- Worked as co-lead for a poll-scraping application which sourced data from numerous locations.
- Resolved issues of duplication, security, and quality assurance.
- Performed QA and data organization for various other projects.
HelloFax for Google Docs
Symfony, Ruby on Rails (RoR)
React, Google AdWords, jQuery, Node.js
Google Analytics, Git, Vim Text Editor, Eclipse IDE, VirtualBox, Apache, NGINX
Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Agile Software Development, Object-oriented Programming (OOP)
Linux, Ubuntu, OS X, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Memcached, PostgreSQL, Redis, MySQL, MongoDB
Semrush, Digital Marketing, SaaS, API Design, APIs, Scraping, Data Analysis, OAuth
Bachelor's Degree in Physics
University of California, Santa Cruz - Santa Cruz, CA