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



  • Linux, 10 years
  • Python, 9 years
  • PHP, 9 years
  • MongoDB, 4 years
  • Docker, 2 years


Cincinnati, OH, United States



Preferred Environment

Linux, Python, Git, SVN, Docker, Emacs

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: Python, Docker
  • 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: Python, Flask, Django, Neo4j, PostgreSQL
  • 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: HTML, CSS3, jQuery, PHP



  • Languages

    Python, C++, PHP, Java
  • Frameworks

    Flask, Bottle, Django, Zend Framework
  • Platforms

    Docker, Linux, Windows
  • Storage

    SQLite, Microsoft SQL Server, MongoDB, PostgreSQL
  • Other

    Software Development, Minimalism
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery, Backbone.js


  • 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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