Eric Hurt, Software Developer in Houston, TX, United States
Eric Hurt

Software Developer in Houston, TX, United States

Member since May 25, 2019
Eric is a former World Oil Award finalist with over seven years' experience developing applications on the .NET platform, including 2+ years in .NET Core and Angular 4+. He is a great communicator and has recently been promoted to scrum master and product development manager. He is currently the leader of a team of four and is increasing velocity every sprint while developing a new groundbreaking product.
Eric is now available for hire




Houston, TX, United States



Preferred Environment

Visual Studio 2019, Visual Studio Code, Git

The most amazing...

...project I've completed is building an enterprise software from the ground up, serving thousands of customers in a contested market while gaining market share.


  • Director of Product Development

    2019 - PRESENT
    MorningStar Software
    • Redesigned and built an old software platform on today's technologies from the ground up.
    • Led the scrum team and drove process improvements.
    • Created an automated deployment pipeline for 8 different websites/platforms.
    • Engineered custom ASP.NET MVC tag helpers to template material design HTML saving thousands of lines of code.
    • Delivered a minimally viable product to the customer in two weeks to enable their eCommerce system on our platform.
    • Designed custom bearer token authentication and authorization for .NET Core API.
    Technologies: RxJS, Entity Framework, Microsoft SQL Server, Angular, .NET Core
  • Full-stack Developer

    2019 - 2020
    Fortune 100 North American Construction Equipment Manufacturer (via Toptal)
    • Built a full suite of automation tests for continuous integration.
    • Developed a back-end API for uploading and manipulating customer data to deliver value for the customer.
    • Implemented string matching algorithm to perform millions of computations quickly and efficiently. Improved previous algorithm performance time by over 700%.
    • Built Azure continuous integration and continuous delivery pipelines.
    • Engineered global sales tool using NgRx and Angular 8 quickly and efficiently.
    Technologies: Moq, xUnit, Git, Angular Material, Angular, C#
  • Full-stack Developer

    2019 - 2019
    ExxonMobil (via TopTal)
    • Served as the technical lead of team in designing and building a global reporting system.
    • Rebuilt Windows Form application into web application using Angular and ASP.NET Core.
    • Engineered in-house Angular UI component library to support the web application.
    • Implemented 100% test coverage from back-end to front-end.
    • Employed declarative programming methods using RXJs to build high-performing OnPush Angular components.
    Technologies: RxJS, Entity Framework Core, ASP.NET Core, Angular
  • Senior Software Developer

    2014 - 2019
    MorningStar Software
    • Implemented Web Forms in C# .NET to display custom SSRS reports to the web.
    • Augmented and maintained production e-commerce site serving over 30 customers.
    • Converted legacy WebForms platform to .NET MVC using dependency injection.
    • Redesigned and built enterprise software from the ground up.
    • Implemented company-wide best practices to reduce support burden and improve delivery time.
    Technologies: ASP.NET MVC, Entity Framework, Microsoft SQL Server, Angular, .NET Core
  • Software Developer

    2015 - 2017
    Hudson Energy
    • Produced maintainable, testable object-oriented designs for an ASP.NET MVC 5 web application.
    • Lead unit testing implementation across multiple teams to achieve high code coverage.
    • Started weekly design pattern meetings to enhance the team’s object-oriented design capabilities.
    • Created Web APIs to service other platforms and our own application.
    • Built in house socket-based chat application to solve business needs and expedite customer service.
    Technologies: Microsoft SQL Server, AngularJS, ASP.NET Web API, ASP.NET MVC
  • RDD Engineer

    2011 - 2015
    Baker Hughes
    • Engineered gateways to connect and import oil and gas data into situational awareness PSIM (Situator, NICE Systems) to add contextual information to process workflows.
    • Developed administrative applications to assist in configuration the TOPS system quickly and efficiently using C#.
    • Conceived solution to save customers thousands of dollars per month by reducing the required bandwidth of streaming a video camera over satellite networks.
    • Created custom SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) reports to retrieve information in a more user-friendly format than vendor provided.
    • Diagnosed network complications in vendor software while passing data through the Baker network and provided recommendations for upgrading from .Net Remoting to WCF to solve the issue.
    Technologies: Microsoft SQL Server, SSRS, WinForms, C#


  • Workspace Geek

    Workspace Geek is cutting edge software that I am currently building to replace an existing, legacy system. I built Workspace Geek from the ground up using .NET Core and Angular 7. We are looking to increase our user base over 500% and are building the platform to handle the massive increase in scale.

    Workspace Geek handles thousands of customers every day and will reach into the tens of thousands within the next three years. Because of the large increase in users and in the size of the database, building for scale is critical and baked into every design decision I make.

    The website is built using best practices in agile development (scrum) and the latest technologies. I am the head of product development for Workspace Geek and completely overseeing the project.

  • Senior Design Project - Business Jet

    For my senior design project in Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M, my team and I designed and built (scaled down) a 737-sized business jet. Our final test was taking it for a test flight. This video is the culmination of a years' worth of work and is something I'm still proud of to this day. You can see the successful flight in the video linked below.


  • Languages

    C#, CSS3, TypeScript, JavaScript, HTML5
  • Frameworks

    .NET Core, Angular, Angular Material, Bootstrap 3+, ASP.NET MVC, ASP.NET Web API, AngularJS, ASP.NET Core, Entity Framework Core
  • Other

    Communication, Organization, Front-end Development, Software Development, Freelance
  • Libraries/APIs

    Entity Framework, RxJS, WinForms, Moq
  • Tools

    TeamCity, Git, Visual Studio 2019, SSRS, xUnit
  • Paradigms

    Scrum, Agile Software Development
  • Storage

    SQL Server 2012, Microsoft SQL Server
  • Platforms

    Visual Studio Code, Azure PaaS, Azure


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering
    2006 - 2011
    Texas A&M University - College Station, TX

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