Brian M Sauer, Software Developer in Cincinnati, OH, United States
Brian M Sauer

Software Developer in Cincinnati, OH, United States

Member since June 20, 2017
Brian is a programmer and DevOps engineer from Cincinnati, Ohio. He's worked in the educational technology space for 5 years and specializes in web application and internal tool development. His favorite language is Python and he enjoys working with Docker.
Brian is now available for hire




Cincinnati, OH, United States



Preferred Environment

Emacs, Docker, Subversion (SVN), Git, Python, Linux

The most amazing...

...project I worked on was deploying highly scalable containerized applications in the Rancher environment.


  • DevoOps Engineer

    2015 - 2017
    • Built an application in Flask to modify and deploy Tableau Workbooks to a Tableau Server.
    • Built a REST API in Bottle that modifies AWS Route53 configuration.
    • Worked with the Rancher container management system to deploy applications.
    • Gained experience with Vagrant, Packer, and Terraform from HashiCorp.
    • Wrote command line tools to quickly move databases and their configurations across servers.
    Technologies: Docker, Python
  • Lead Developer

    2014 - 2015
    • Built the pub/sub architecture in Flask so educational software could plug into a data mining pipeline.
    • Implemented a Bellman-Ford algorithm on a Neo4j dataset for predictive hint generation.
    • Worked with Weka to perform linear regression analysis on datasets.
    • Maintained an in-house FreeBSD server for development deployment, subversion hosting, and office-file sharing.
    • Implemented a CI pipeline with Jenkins.
    Technologies: PostgreSQL, Neo4j, Django, Flask, Python
  • Website Developer

    2009 - 2014
    Freelance Work
    • Developed responsive static websites for local businesses.
    • Worked with the city of Fort Thomas to develop an interactive walking tour using PHP and jQuery.
    • Built a scheduling system for a music venue in PHP.
    • Used Backbone.js to build a single-page app that served as a portfolio for a local photographer.
    • Maintained an Apache server to host a variety of websites and applications.
    Technologies: PHP, jQuery, CSS3, HTML



  • Languages

    Python, C++, PHP, HTML, CSS3, Java
  • Frameworks

    Flask, Bottle, Django, Zend Framework
  • Platforms

    Docker, Linux, Windows
  • Storage

    SQLite, Microsoft SQL Server, MongoDB, Neo4j, PostgreSQL
  • Other

    Software Development, Minimalism
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery, Backbone.js
  • Tools

    Git, Subversion (SVN), Emacs


  • Master of Science in Computer Science
    2012 - 2014
    Northern Kentucky University - Highland Heights, KY, USA
  • Bachelor of Science in Game and Simulation Development
    2008 - 2012
    Shawnee State University - Portsmouth, OH, USA

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