Senior Full-stack Developer2020 - PRESENTEmbraerX | Beacon
Technologies: GraphQL, Expo, React Native, React, Clojure, Python, AWS, PostgreSQL
- Ported an MVP app that used React and React Native based app to universal app using React Native Web to share the code between the native and web in a single code base.
- Helped maintain and expand a GraphQL API written in Clojure.
- Created an asynchronous data pipeline using Python, AWS Lambda, and SQS to allow the API to push messages into the pipeline and once finished processing to have data pushed back into the API.
Freelance Senior Software Developer2018 - 2020University of Colorado Boulder (via Toptal)
Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Data Pipelines, Docker, AWS, Terraform, Spark, Pandas, Python, Flask, Apache Airflow, REST APIs, PostgreSQL
- Built a distributed data pipeline using Airflow, Python, and various AWS services including ECS/Fargate, Lambda, Glue, and S3, and provisioned with Terraform. The pipeline was well tested using Tox, Pytest, and Coverage.py.
- Created an anonymization framework for anonymizing confidential data using Pandas.
- Converted and modernized legacy SAS scripts into data transformations running in Spark.
- Developed a data API using the Serverless Framework and deployed it to AWS Lambda. The API was fully tested with Pytest and Tox.
- Helped support a React-based web app for managing data permissions and integrating it with Tableau.
Senior Software Developer2017 - 2018BuildStar Technologies
Technologies: Adobe ColdFusion, Cordova, Angular, TypeScript, Ionic
- Created a hybrid mobile app using the Ionic framework to extend a legacy web app.
- Added API endpoints to the existing ColdFusion back end as needed.
- Assisted with testing and management of Kubernetes-based back end and built scripts.
Senior Software Developer2014 - 2017Untappd
- Rewrote the Untappd mobile app using Ionic, Angular, TypeScript, and Cordova.
- Worked with three other developers to create the Untappd for the business platform using Ruby on Rails.
- Created the API and back-end services to support the Next Glass mobile app using Python, Flask, SQLAlchemy, and PostgreSQL.
- Developed a distributed image processing pipeline using Python, Celery, Redis, AWS S3, AWS SQS, and Cloudinary.
Lead Software Developer2012 - 2013AcctVantage ERP
Technologies: Sencha Touch, Angular, 4D
- Led a three-person development team to help expand a small business ERP application using the 4D language, database, and development environment.
- Built a modern REST API server from scratch on top of our legacy ERP system to enable the company to expand beyond our existing product line.
- Integrated the Magento web store into our application with a custom SOAP communication library to create a two-way communication channel between our product and the online web store using the Magento SOAP API.
Curator of Collections2010 - 2012Naples Botanical Garden
Technologies: ArcGIS, BG-BASE, Google App Engine, Heroku, Python, Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
- Created a responsive web app using Python, Flask, and PostgreSQL to allow garden staff to manage the garden's plant collections in the field.
- Wrote plant accession and management policies for a living plant collection.
- Consulted with the horticultural team about the maintenance, care, and health of the garden's plant collection.
Technical Support Specialist | Foreman of the Garden2002 - 2010Belize Botanic Gardens
Technologies: SQLite, MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLAlchemy, PyGTK, Python
- Created Bauble which is an open-source, cross-platform desktop application for managing plant collections.
- Managed the internal network of Linux and Windows computers with Active Directory.
- Managed all plant records for the garden including the accessioning, species determinations, and mapping of thousands of individual plants.
Software Developer2000 - 2001Flavor Software
Technologies: C++, JNI, MP4, MPEG, Java
- Implemented the MPEG-J standard of the MPEG-4 specification to allowing interactive video files by programmatically manipulating the video's scene graph.