Software Developer2014 - PRESENTCalvin Froedge Consulting
Technologies: React, Redux, Redshift, Node.js, Docker, Web Components, RethinkDB, MongoDB, Meteor
- Led front-end development for an advertising network and website toolset that serves content to 500+ million unique monthly users. Architected an approach, coded much of it, and managed others (along with daily code reviews) on an ongoing basis. Used tools such as React, Ruby on Rails, and Webpack.
- Led front end development, contributed to DevOps/development automation, and implemented many complex back-end features in Python for an Excel-like product in the commercial real estate space.
- Assisted in creating a scalable, multi-tenant SaaS application for a medical startup focused on patient data management. The application integrated many services for customers, including file storage, fax/email sending and analysis, and OCR. Conducted unit and integration testing strategy, authentication strategy, and lots of refactoring and overcoming filesystem limitations. Solved several concurrency and race condition issues.
- Supported a software defined network startup on their licensing software, eCommerce software, and support and marketing software.
- Maintained a distributed financial market exchange for a leading cryptocurrency project. The exchange sees a seven-figure daily transaction volume.
- Completed a movie website for a major motion picture.
Chief Technical Officer2012 - 2014Ten-Digit, Inc.
- Integrated with telephony partners and automated workflow.
- Migrated the customer database to a new, normalized design with improved indexing for faster queries and more flexible representation of data.
- Wrote front-end applications for sales portals, customer applications, and administrative applications.
- Designed the framework for a project using best-of components from various other frameworks by implementing new package management systems.
- Implemented a self-hosted billing subscription system which improved customer experience, business payment flexibility, and subscription churn rate.
- Implemented a REST API and developed an application on client/stateless server architecture.
- Wrote and integrated deployment and development tools for AWS and Vagrant.
Software Developer2011 - 2012Froedge Machine
- Participated in a large project for a Froedge customer in which we made modification to an existing automation installment; was tasked with gathering requirements for many areas of the software related items and implementing solutions in C++, C# and PHP for those items.
- Integrated automation control applications with a SQL backend for printing reports, configured barcode printers, and sent barcode data to them over TCP sockets.
- Wrote SQL queries to generate both real-time and batched production reporting which were submitted to a data warehouse over a C# based web services client which was called from C and PLC applications to query a Java/Spring based web service.
- Launched LumberHandling.com for the company. The website was built on the FuelPHP framework and features a multilingual CMS, sales and lead tracking tools, and full content management.
- Performed search marketing and content creation on LumberHandling.com, which has resulted in a substantial increase in inbound leads for the company.
- Helped Froedge bring their inventory of tens of thousands of products online for the first time through Froedge.com and FMSFilters.com using systems built in LemonStand eCommerce and ZendFramework. These websites now account for 5% of annual sales volume.
- Rebranded the company, created new printed marketing materials, and set up trade show displays.
Founder2006 - 2011Creative Logic Media
- Managed a development team on-site in Russia.
- Wrote front-end code and produced design work for dozens of web applications.
- Helped launch several websites for customers which would become successful startups still in operation, some of which have generated millions in revenue.
- Grew monthly revenues for eight straight months in the final year of operation.
- Sold the company in 2011 to focus on software development full-time.
- Administered more than a dozen servers, including application servers, database servers, staging, and version control servers.
Web Developer2007 - 2008Hilton Hotels
- Coded dozens of interfaces for various Hilton brands.
- Helped establish coding standards for the entire user experience team.
- Documented the completed work of the user experience team.
- Worked with Java developers to integrate front-end templates with JavaServer Pages.