Bill Broughton, Software Developer in Lake Orion, United States
Bill Broughton

Software Developer in Lake Orion, United States

Member since July 7, 2016
Bill has over six years of full-stack web development experience including projects in JavaScript, Ruby, Python, PHP, and Java. Projects have ranged from simple marketing websites to a proprietary client management portal. He holds a dual-major master of science degree in financial management and information systems. Bill is an excellent communicator and has experience working with globally distributed teams.
Bill is now available for hire




Lake Orion, United States



Preferred Environment

Sass, Webpack, Gulp, Git, WebStorm, Atom, Linux

The most amazing...

...application I've built is a client management portal that included back-end workflows for everything from order to delivery of custom business reports.


  • Senior MEAN Stack Developer

    2016 - PRESENT
    • Moved an application from VPS to Heroku.
    • Added the ability to create recurring subscription products.
    • Improved server response times by over 25%.
    • Implemented a modular notification system to handle new notification types.
    • Implemented new checkout flow, including the ability to check out before creating an account.
    Technologies: Cloudinary, PayPal, Stripe, MongoDB, Angular, Express.js, Node.js
  • Business Operations Analyst

    2013 - 2017
    Ford Motor Company
    • Created an application to automate reconciliation of financial data.
    • Created an application for headcount reporting.
    • Collaborated with business partners to reformat financial reports.
    Technologies: Oracle, Visual Basic, Java
  • Financial Analyst/IT Manager

    2010 - 2013
    ProfitGuard, LLC
    • Created a client management portal using Ruby on Rails.
    • Created an application that generated credit scores based on varied and inconsistent inputs.
    • Administered Windows and Exchange servers.
    • Improved security of applications and servers.
    Technologies: MongoDB, Microsoft SQL Server, Visual Basic, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Ruby


  • Motel Website

    The Riviera Motel is an independently owned and operated motel in Mackinaw City, MI with a stunning, unobstructed view of Lake Michigan and the Mackinac Bridge between Michigan's upper and lower peninsulas.

    The Riviera Motel website was built on WordPress. I set up and configured the WordPress and developed a custom, fully-responsive theme for the website and integrated an existing external booking system.

  • TodoMVC in ember-cli Article

    I wrote a tutorial for building TodoMVC in ember-cli shortly after it was released.


  • Languages

    JavaScript, Ruby, Visual Basic, SQL, Sass, Python, Java, Elixir
  • Frameworks

    Express.js, Nuxt.js, Bootstrap 3, AngularJS, Loopback, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Angular, ZURB Foundation, Ember.js, Knockout (Knockout.js)
  • Tools

    Bower, Gulp, Git, GitHub Pages, GitHub, Grunt, GitLab, Atom, WebStorm, SendGrid, Bitbucket, Webpack
  • Libraries/APIs

    Vue 2, jQuery, Stripe API, PayPal API, Node.js, Stripe, React, SendGrid API
  • Paradigms

    REST, CQRS, Event Sourcing, Pair Programming, Agile Software Development
  • Platforms

    Docker, Heroku, Ubuntu, Linux, Oracle, Linode, Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Storage

    MongoDB, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL
  • Other

    PayPal, Cloudinary, API Design


  • Master of Science Degree in Financial Management and Information Systems
    2010 - 2012
    University of Maryland University College - Adelphi, MD
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics
    2005 - 2009
    Oakland University - Rochester, MI

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