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Dan Nixon, JavaScript Developer in Glennville, United States
Dan Nixon

JavaScript Developer in Glennville, United States

Member since August 13, 2015
From startups to Fortune 500 companies, Dan has worked in a broad range of environments, industries, and technologies, constantly striving to dissolve the line between IT and business to create solutions with true value to the bottom line. His technical background includes extensive experience in web development in the MEAN stack and on Microsoft platforms and technologies including MVC, C#.NET, SQL Server, and Web API.
Dan is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • Onshore Outsourcing
    AngularJS, Java, C#, ASP.NET Web Api, Angular 2, Typescript, Salesforce
  • Onshore Outsourcing
    C#, Java, JavaScript, MongoDB, AngularJS, ExpressJS, SQL Server, Web API...
  • Contra
    MongoDB, Mongoose ODM, Javascript, NodeJS, Objective-C, OAuth

Experience

  • Microsoft SQL Server, 6 years
  • JavaScript, 6 years
  • C#, 6 years
  • ASP.NET MVC, 3 years
  • Node.js, 2 years
  • TypeScript, 1 year
  • AngularJS, 1 year
  • Angular, 1 year
Glennville, United States

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Visual Studio, Atom, Git, Gulp, OS X, Windows

The most amazing...

...thing I've written was an A* pathing algorithm implementation for the MIT Battlecode competition.

Employment

  • Solution Engineer

    2016 - PRESENT
    Onshore Outsourcing
    • Developed custom, integrated, internal accounts payable solutions using Angular, Java, and .NET Web API.
    • Designed and implemented custom Salesforce requirements.
    • Supported customers and business development through ideation and technical solutioning phases of new projects.
    • Acted as a test automation architecture consultant.
    • Explored technical aspects of achieving cost savings through migrating custom applications to AWS.
    Technologies: AngularJS, Java, C#, ASP.NET Web Api, Angular 2, Typescript, Salesforce
  • Development Practice Manager

    2014 - 2016
    Onshore Outsourcing
    • Provided technical mentorship across multiple delivery teams.
    • Acted as an escalation point for eight Fortune 2000 clients.
    • Designed and trained best practices for source control, code reviews, and unit testing.
    • Worked with prospective clients to identify solutions to business needs.
    • Trained and mentored developers and quality assurance testers in multiple technologies.
    Technologies: C#, Java, JavaScript, MongoDB, AngularJS, ExpressJS, SQL Server, Web API, Bootstrap, jQuery
  • Sr. Developer

    2015 - 2015
    Contra
    • Led the architecture and development on a social media back-end moving from prototype to scalable MVP.
    • Worked with RESTful Web Services, MongoDB, NodeJS, iOS/Objective-C, ExpressJS, Mongoose ODM.
    • Designed and implemented functionality to recommend potential connections using social media APIs (Facebook, Twitter).
    • Created automated testing and plans for backend services.
    • Worked to redesign components of the prototype to allow for massive scaling with minimal load.
    Technologies: MongoDB, Mongoose ODM, Javascript, NodeJS, Objective-C, OAuth
  • Service Manager

    2013 - 2014
    Panera Bread
    • Worked with an Agile Master Data Management team using PL/SQL and the Oracle database system.
    • Launched efforts to implement automated testing across major eCommerce apps using Selenium Web Driver and Java.
    • Participated in efforts to migrate existing eCommerce back-end to SOA.
    • Engaged with project teams to roll eCommerce live to 1800+ cafes in the United States.
    • Automated manual data entry processes using Notepad++ macros to generate SQL scripts.
    Technologies: MongoDB, Oracle, AngularJS, Stash, JIRA, Git, Java, Selenium Web Driver
  • Development Lead

    2013 - 2013
    Onshore Outsourcing
    • Designed and built an AngularJS/ASP.NET Web API/SQL Server application to drive internal “bulletin board” displays.
    • Joined and contributed to efforts to refactor existing and design new internal curriculum for C# and Java development.
    • Led an effort to deploy and configure an internal wiki (Confluence) documenting various internal processes, standards, and training.
    • Launched a development team tasked with maintaining and enhancing a medical practice management application.
    • Worked with a PHP, Symphony, and MySQL team implementing a Groupon-like system for healthcare.
    Technologies: AngularJS, ASP.NET Web API, C#, SQL Server, jQuery, PHP, Symphony, MySQL
  • Developer II

    2012 - 2013
    Continental Disc Corporation
    • Completed a library performing physics conversions around gas and water pressure.
    • Worked with ITextSharp to generate PDF reports on the performance of safety valves under varying levels of pressure.
    • Developed a physics calculation engine responsible for projecting the performance of safety valves for varying pressures, fluids, and environments.
    • Developed scripts to quickly migrate client-provided Excel files to database tables.
    • Wrote code to generate and display charts in ASP.NET Web Forms based on valve performance.
    Technologies: VB.NET, C#, ASP.NET Web Forms, SQL Server, jQuery
  • Developer II

    2012 - 2012
    Maritz Research
    • Designed and built a Windows service to poll an FTP server for new input files.
    • Wrote a service to generate reminder emails to a tree of subscribers to various projects.
    • Developed screens to allow project managers to send out service quality evaluations to customers.
    • Created an AJAX driven interface using jQuery to allow users to subscribe to various projects.
    • Wrote CRUD functionality for service quality evaluations including a datagrid with pagination and complex sorting/filtering.
    Technologies: C#, ASP.NET MVC, JavaScript, jQuery, SQL Server, Entity Framework
  • Developer II

    2012 - 2012
    Emerson Electric
    • Built a service in C# to interface with Clarity PPM's SOAP-based web api.
    • Developed code to parse Excel files using OLEDB connections.
    • Generated Excel files describing errors in input file formats according to provided business rules.
    • Implemented authentication in an ASP.NET MVC application using Active Directory.
    • Configured IIS and deployed an ASP.NET application.
    Technologies: C#, Razor, MVC, SQL Server, jQuery, JavaScript
  • Consultant

    2011 - 2012
    Landmark Rentals, LLC
    • Supported and maintained an ASP.NET web application for managing properties and leases.
    • Developed small Python scripts for automating common tasks.
    • Administered a SQL Server database.
    • Configured and maintained an IIS web server.
    Technologies: IIS, SQL Server, C#, Python, MVC
  • General Partner

    2009 - 2011
    Vortex Personal Computers
    • Designed and developed an eCommerce site using the Joomla CMS.
    • Administered a Ubuntu web server using Apache.
    • Developed custom web components using PHP and Javascript.
    • Ran sales, marketing, and small business financials.
    • Performed maintenance, MS Office support, and desk side support for clients.
    Technologies: Joomla, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, Ubuntu

Experience

  • Travelbox (Development)

    Custom eCommerce application written as a proof of concept using AngularJS and Firebase, a BaaS platform recently purchased by Google.

  • Formwall (Development)

    An application written on the MEAN stack which allows business users to design and publish forms to the web associated with an uploaded file. Upon completing the form, the secured file is downloaded.

Skills

  • Languages

    HTML, C#, CSS, SQL, JavaScript, VB.NET, Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), Java, TypeScript
  • Frameworks

    AngularJS, ASP.NET MVC, ASP.NET Web API, Bootstrap 3+, Java Agent DEvelopment (JADE), Entity, Express.js, Selenium, Angular Material, Angular
  • Tools

    Microsoft Excel, Git, Gulp.js, Visual Studio, Atom, Mongoose, NPM, Bower
  • Paradigms

    Agile Software Development, Scrum, Functional Programming
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery, Node.js, Twitter API, Facebook API
  • Platforms

    Amazon Web Services (AWS), Salesforce, Azure, Linux
  • Storage

    MongoDB, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL
  • Other

    Google Material Design
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