Harry Horton, Software Developer in Wake Forest, NC, United States
Harry Horton

Software Developer in Wake Forest, NC, United States

Member since August 8, 2019
As a full-stack web application developer, Harry has experience building real-time data streaming and highly secure intelligence applications. He enjoys building beautiful applications that solve critical business and operational needs. As the lead developer on i911.com, he's written code that literally saves lives and is used across the US in emergency situations.
Harry is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

Location

Wake Forest, NC, United States

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

GitHub, VS Code, MacOS

The most amazing...

...app I've built from the ground up is i911 that helps emergency responders locate people in critical situations. It's being used to save lives across the US.

Employment

  • Software Engineer

    2019 - PRESENT
    [NDA Protected] A Large Global Restaurant Company
    • Refactored and helped architect new support and refund features from a single form to a cohesive set of flows for the user.
    • Led efforts in developer experience, customer tooling, and advanced usage of Cypress to increase the reliability of the application.
    • Had a major role in helping define better standards for the front end and helped refactor the large codebase in a more maintainable and cohesive direction.
    • Developed a gamified portion of a customer reward system campaign. This included animations, interactivity, and encouraging best practices helping many team members collaborate towards a common goal.
    Technologies: TypeScript, React, Node.js, AWS Lambda, Cypress.io, GraphQL, AWS DynamoDB, Figma, CircleCI
  • CTO (Part time)

    2019 - PRESENT
    Hive V.O.C
    • Managed remote developers to improve the product life-cycle.
    • Redesigned the signup flow for a better user experience.
    • Implemented a support desk, sprints, and Jira to get a handle on operations.
    Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Jira, AWS, Vue.js, Laravel
  • Software Engineer

    2018 - PRESENT
    Callyo
    • Worked on several intelligence-related projects.
    • Build i911.com from the ground up as a real-time location streaming service for emergency responders.
    • Implemented better API testing for several products.
    • Implemented Cypress browser testing.
    • Introduced Docker to the organization.
    Technologies: Docker, Socket.IO, RxJS, Jest, Cypress.io, GraphQL, PostgreSQL, MySQL, MongoDB, Express.js, Symfony, PHP, React, Vue.js, Nest, TypeScript, Node.js
  • Developer III

    2015 - 2018
    The Symphony Agency
    • Built and maintained dozens of websites on WordPress with custom themes and plugins.
    • Created an authentication plugin to increase ease of use for non-developers while maintaining many client sites.
    • Built a set of plugins that allowed non-developers to build beautiful and highly customized websites with minimal developer interaction.
    • Researched and implemented drastic changes to website performance leading to subsecond time-to-interactive across all client sites.
    • Developed a custom Node.js solution for scraping hundreds of pages of HTML, dynamically understanding the structures, and converting the components to modern and standardized versions for a massive website migration to WordPress.
    Technologies: jQuery, Vue.js, Laravel, WordPress, PHP
  • Technical Support Rep

    2015 - 2015
    Accusoft
    • Supported developer integrations of Accusoft products into a wide range of tech stacks.
    • Created a barcode generation application for managing physical assets.
    • Assisted customers with self-hosted cloud VM management to run Accusoft services in their private clouds.
    • Served as the lead support rep for clients integrating Accusoft's cloud services.
    Technologies: jQuery, React, Angular, PHP, C#, Node.js

Experience

  • i911 (Development)
    http://i911.com

    i911 is a real-time location service that helps emergency responders locate citizens in need of help. Using both available tooling, and i911 unique fall-backs, i911 is able to locate any user calling from a cell phone with data services without needing to install an application on their phone.

Skills

  • Languages

    HTML, JavaScript, TypeScript, CSS, PHP, SCSS, GraphQL, C#
  • Frameworks

    Cypress.io, Jest, Next.js, Laravel, Express.js, Fastify, Vuetify.js, PHPUnit, Nest, Symfony, Angular, Ionic, Redux, Tailwind CSS
  • Libraries/APIs

    Node.js, Vue.js, Vuex, React, RxJS, Firebase Web SDK, Socket.IO, Google Maps API, Twilio API, jQuery, Antd, WebRTC
  • Paradigms

    REST
  • Platforms

    WordPress, Firebase, Docker, Heroku, Twilio, Windows, MacOS, Amazon Web Services (AWS), AWS Lambda, Mapbox
  • Other

    Vue-router, WordPress Themes, Firebase Hosting, WordPress Plugins, AWS, Firebase Cloud Functions
  • Tools

    Adobe Experience Design (XD), Mocha, VS Code, GitHub, CircleCI, Jira, Figma, Adobe Photoshop, Zeplin
  • Storage

    MongoDB, Cloud Firestore, AWS DynamoDB, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Hasura

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