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Jason Boggess

Jason Boggess

Somerville, MA, United States
Member since March 20, 2016
Jason is a software engineer with a master's degree from MIT focusing in computer graphics and vision. He has been employed at Lockheed Martin, PayPal, and Fitbit as a software engineer. He's worked on many freelance projects like Mole Detective (Mole Detect), WearReader, Minecraft.Print(), 3DEchosght.com, and dataTHRESH. Jason has a range of experience working with various types of tech: Android, Windows, iPhone, and computer vision.
Jason is now available for hire
Portfolio
  • Fitbit
    Java, Spring, Hibernate, MySQL, Knockout
  • PayPal
    Java, SpringMVC, MySQL, Ruby, Rails, Node.js, JavaScript, HTML, Knockout
  • Lockheed Martin
    Java, GlassFish, Spring
Experience
  • Java, 10 years
  • iOS, 5 years
  • Spring MVC, 5 years
  • C#, 4 years
  • Objective-C, 4 years
  • JavaScript, 3 years
  • Angular, 1 year
  • Java 8, 1 year
Somerville, MA, United States
Availability
Part-time
Preferred Environment
IntelliJ, Xcode, and Visual Studio
The most amazing...
...project I did was image processing for Mole Detective, an app featured on Dr. Oz.
Employment
  • Senior Software Engineer
    2015 - 2016
    Fitbit
    • Worked on SpringMVC/Hibernate/MySQL commerce app that serves Fitbit.com/cart and customer service pages.
    • Managed a large demographic information system that interfaced with Sale Force’s Exact Target.
    • Wrote an iOS app to perform on-site marathon-based Fitbit sales. First of its kind in the company.
    • Path finder on a new core tools team, developing internal APIs in Thrift/Finagle for Customer Service teams.
    Technologies: Java, Spring, Hibernate, MySQL, Knockout
  • Software Engineer
    2012 - 2015
    PayPal
    • Led the SMB development team of five engineers for the PayPal Demand Generation Organization in Boston.
    • Created tools in AngularJS, SpringMVC, and Ruby on Rails to support coupon and loyalty program creation.
    • Developed PayPal’s first incentive-based program in stores.
    • Attended advanced JavaScript (ECMAscript) training course taught by Douglas Crockford, contributor to the language.
    Technologies: Java, SpringMVC, MySQL, Ruby, Rails, Node.js, JavaScript, HTML, Knockout
  • Software Engineer Intern
    2008 - 2010
    Lockheed Martin
    • Created streaming drivers for PointGrey Ladybug spherical camera in C++ using DirectDraw.
    • Developed 3D animations to support the GPS III constellation program.
    • Managed a portable virtual reality system (Mechdyne ROVR) for displaying stereoscopic 3D images.
    • Programmed in Java, JavaScript, Google Web Toolkit, and HTML/XML to create thin-client, browser-based GUIs.
    Technologies: Java, GlassFish, Spring
Experience
  • EchoSight™ (Development)

    Worked on a massive linear equation solving for creation of 3D printed lithophanes. Designed and created a sales site for the 3D creations.

  • Minecraft.Print() (Development)
    http://minecraftprint.com/

    Wrote the Python/C++ code for parsing and converting Minecraft creations into 3D printed creations. Ended up in many magazines.

  • MoleDetective (Other amazing things)

    Sole developer on an iOS/Android app designed to increase awareness of melanoma symptoms by helping users to recognize the ABCDE's of skin cancer. Featured on Dr. Oz. before being sold to LHT.

  • Wear Reader (Development)
    http://wearreader.com/

    Solo developer for a speed-reading app for Android Wearables and the Apple Watch. Parses many different e-book formats and allows you to read them on the watch.

  • Levant Power (Development)

    Worked on updating the Joomla page for Levant Power. Updated user profiles and made management easier. Updated PHP plugins via company requests.

Skills
  • Languages
    Java, Java 8, C#, HTML5, Objective-C, C++, JavaScript, HTML, CSS
  • Frameworks
    Angular, Spring MVC, AngularJS, Hibernate, Cordova, Ruby on Rails (RoR)
  • Tools
    GitHub, Visual Studio 2015, Xcode, IntelliJ, Sublime Text 3, IntelliJ IDEA, Android Studio, Eclipse IDE, Git
  • Paradigms
    Agile Software Development
  • Platforms
    iOS, Windows 10, Mac OS, Android, Windows, Joomla
  • Other
    Multithreading, Background Threading, Computer Vision, Computer Graphics, Android Wearable
  • Libraries/APIs
    Node.js
  • Storage
    MySQL
Education
  • Master's degree in Computer Science Computer Vision
    2010 - 2012
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Cambridge, MA (USA)
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
    2006 - 2010
    Iowa State University - Ames, IA (USA)
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