Jason C. Keller, Machine Learning Developer in Nashua, NH, United States
Jason C. Keller

Machine Learning Developer in Nashua, NH, United States

Member since November 17, 2016
Jason has a great breadth of experience in physics, signal processing, and app development. His quickness in identifying simple, clear, modular approaches enables him to design systems that are expandable, stable, transparent, and maintainable. He uses portable frameworks wherever possible (Docker, MVC/EF/ASP.NET Core) to continually drive simplicity, portability, and to best leverage advances made by the greater development community.
Jason is now available for hire




Nashua, NH, United States



Preferred Environment

GitHub, Windows, CentOS, Visual Studio Code

The most amazing...

...thing I've built is a fully automated test suite for phased array antenna calibration, programming, testing, system simulation, and plotting.


  • Back-end Developer

    2017 - PRESENT
    Stone Trash (via Toptal)
    • Developed a secondary online market for stone remnants for Stone Trash; did this while working with the Client’s technical lead and another TopTal mobile developer.
    • Matured the value proposition of the platform as well as handling the purely technical work.
    • Maintained separate environments (including databases and configurations) for nightly, development, and production builds which allowed a progressive integration between the web, mobile, and API hosted front ends.
    • Coordinated the work via web-based telecon, screen sharing, Trello, Slack, and the Visual Studio Team Services wiki.
    • Defined and produced the API, database design/interface, authentication, and third-party integrations (Stripe, SendGrid, Google geocoding, Cloudinary, and Expo).
    • Defined a scheme for the secure, common access of our API by third parties.
    Technologies: Android Emulators, Visual Studio Code, Slack, Trello, Azure Blob Storage API, Azure Functions, Azure App Service, Cloudinary, Google Geocoding API, SendGrid, Stripe, Azure SQL, Entity Framework, ASP.NET MVC, C#
  • Senior Principle Software Engineer

    2005 - PRESENT
    BAE Systems, Inc.
    • Currently leading $4M (my team) development effort for a modern, microservice-based, containerized application with full Continuous Integration testing and deployment pipeline. Breaking new ground within the company. This is being watched with enthusiasm to set new processes within the company.
    • Successfully led development of $1.75M (my team) effort which resulted in retention of $1B business opportunity. Individually recognized as a “cornerstone” of the program and received 3 off-cycle raises and 2 promotions as a result of this execution.
    • Architected and led the development and integration effort on highly complex, high performance, cross-platform, automated test, and simulation system for a missile warning system.
    • Designed and produced suite of tools to fully automate and optimize the calibration and test of a phased array antenna, including development support, FPGA data streaming, and safety interlocks.
    • Produced a quick-turn demo to evaluate and visualize effects of OLED burn-in for custom optical system which led to a green-light for that technology.
    • Pitched and produced neural network based model for unique proprietary application to greatly increase accuracy of complex prediction versus prior incumbent techniques.
    • Designed and produced novel communication channel algorithm to achieve unprecedented signal integrity for target environment. Patent invention submitted.
    • Won the following 2017 awards: Pioneer Award (twice).
    • Won the following 2016 awards: Technical Achievement Award, Pioneer Award, and Chairman's Award Nominee.
    • Was awarded in 2015 the Pioneer award (twice).
    • Won in 2012, the Technical Support of the Year award.
    • Was awarded in 2007 the Chairman's Award Nominee, Special Recognition Award, and Invention Selected for Patent.
    Technologies: Windows, Linux, SignalR, GPS, Signal Processing, C++, C, VHDL, MATLAB, Angular, Git, Ansible, Jenkins, MongoDB, RabbitMQ, Docker, .NET Core, C#
  • Developer

    2017 - 2017
    Boss Wigglers (via Toptal)
    • Worked with Toptal projects team members and the client to formulate a design for a new social media platform.
    • Produced an estimate covering development activities that lined up with design estimate from fellow project team member.
    • Impressed the Toptal project team with the detail and thoroughness of the final estimate.
    Technologies: Android Emulators, Visual Studio Code, Slack, Trello, Azure Blob Storage API, Azure Functions, Azure App Service, Cloudinary, Google Geocoding API, SendGrid, Stripe, Azure SQL, Entity Framework, ASP.NET MVC, C#
  • Managing Member

    2011 - 2017
    Nica Gems, LLC
    • Developed streamlined customer/admin/shipper web interfaces.
    • Covered and automated tasks such as account detail modification, inventory management, shipping label purchase/print, image manipulation/storage, search engine advertising tie-ins, and analytics.
    Technologies: Azure Blob Storage API, Bing Ads, Google Analytics, Stripe, EasyPost, Azure SQL, Azure App Service, jQuery, Ajax, Model View Controller (MVC), C#
  • Proprietor

    2015 - 2016
    Slick Talent Management/Lucid Talent Management
    • Built a massively scalable talent management portal to rival PeopleSoft at 10% of their maintenance fee.
    Technologies: Azure Cache, Azure SQL Databases, Azure Blob Storage API, Azure App Service, jQuery, Ajax, Model View Controller (MVC), C#
  • Proprietor

    2013 - 2014
    • Developed a robust, distributed, and massively scalable cloud service architecture targeting a very low-cost service with a large customer base.
    • Partnered with a seasoned sales associate to refine and market service.
    • Built a slick user interface and real-time billing visibility.
    • Developed an SMS interface that reaches a broad customer base with Android, iPhone, WinPhone, UWP cross-platform apps to follow leveraging Xamarin Forms.
    Technologies: SMS, Twilio, Azure Blob Storage API, Azure SQL, Azure App Service, jQuery, Ajax, Model View Controller (MVC), C#
  • Managing Member

    2010 - 2013
    Premier Party Excursions, LLC
    • Developed an IP to facilitate group formation and drive down cost per head, among other unique trade secrets that give our approach unique advantage.
    • Navigated the regulatory environment in this industry to pinpoint our niche.
    • Sought financing for our initial idea.
    Technologies: Model View Controller (MVC)
  • Chief Technical Contributor | Architect | Developer

    2008 - 2010
    JETSoft LLC
    • Developed high-performance render engine targeting lower-performing PCs in order to provide rich interaction for underserved customer base.
    • Met with potential clients, negotiated terms, developed contracts.
    Technologies: Subversion (SVN), MySQL, Windows Forms (WinForms), C#


  • Nica Gems Jewelry Website

    I developed an online store along with streamlined customer, admin, and shipper web interfaces. This site is hosted in Azure for high availability and data robustness.

    Various tasks were streamlined such as shipping label purchase/print, image manipulation/storage, search engine advertising tie-ins, analytics, and sync with other online marketplaces.


  • Languages

    C#, VHDL, JavaScript, C++, Java, C, CSS
  • Frameworks

    ASP.NET Core, ASP.NET MVC, Entity Framework Core, Entity 6, .NET Core, Angular, AngularJS, Bootstrap
  • Tools

    Microsoft Visual Studio, Git, GitHub, RabbitMQ, MATLAB, Subversion (SVN), Azure App Service, Google Analytics, Ansible, cURL Command Line Tool, SendGrid, Slack, Trello, Weka, Docker Compose, Jenkins, Bitbucket, Jira, Let's Encrypt, Dotfuscator
  • Paradigms

    Concurrent Programming, Model View Controller (MVC), Cross-platform, Agile Software Development
  • Storage

    JSON, Azure Websites, Azure Cloud Services, Azure Blobs, Azure Queue, Azure SQL, Azure Cache, Redis, Azure SQL Databases, Azure Table Storage, MySQL, MongoDB
  • Other

    Pub/Sub, Software Architecture, Multithreading, Ajax, Resource Contention Mitigation, SMS, Signal Processing, GPS, Android Emulators, Cloudinary, Encryption, Enterprise Messaging Services, Xamarin.Forms, Machine Learning
  • Libraries/APIs

    Stripe, jQuery, Azure Blob Storage API, Entity Framework, Stripe Connect, Stripe API, Google Geocoding API, EasyPost, Twilio API, Windows Forms (WinForms), SignalR
  • Platforms

    Blockchain, Linux RHEL/CentOS, Visual Studio Code, Docker, Linux, CentOS, Bing Ads, Twilio, Azure Functions, Windows, Universal Windows Platform (UWP)


  • Master of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering
    2006 - 2008
    Worcester Polytechnic Institute - Worcester, MA, USA
  • Graduate Certificate in Engineering Leadership Development Program
    2005 - 2008
    BAE Systems, Inc. - Nashua, NH, USA
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering/Computer Engineering
    2001 - 2005
    Western New England College - Springfield, MA, USA
  • IKON Tech 2000 Program Certificate in IT Administration
    2000 - 2000
    IKON Office Solutions - Albany, NY


  • Blockchain Specialization
    MAY 2018 - PRESENT
    Toptal, Inc.
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer: App Builder (ID: F812-1566)
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer: Web Applications (ID: F139-0373)
    DECEMBER 2014 - DECEMBER 2016
  • Microsoft Specialist: Programming in C# (ID: E811-2502)
    MAY 2014 - PRESENT
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
    AUGUST 2000 - AUGUST 2002

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