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Nam Nguyen, JavaScript Developer in Jersey City, NJ, United States
Nam Nguyen

JavaScript Developer in Jersey City, NJ, United States

Member since August 1, 2014
Nam is a full-stack web developer with proficiency in both Node.js and .NET. Interviewers describe him as punctual and pleasant with excellent programming instincts. He strongly believes that a complete code should not just work, but also be clean and maintainable.
Nam is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

  • Visual Studio, 10 years
  • jQuery, 7 years
  • C#, 7 years
  • JavaScript, 7 years
  • Unit Testing, 4 years
  • Node.js, 3 years
  • Sublime Text 3, 2 years
  • Scrum, 2 years
Jersey City, NJ, United States

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Windows, Sublime Text, Visual Studio, WebStorm

The most amazing...

...thing I've worked on is DJX, Dow Jones' largest project of 2013. I was the core framework team member responsible for all aspects of the project.

Employment

  • Application Developer

    2011 - PRESENT
    Dow Jones
    • Developed highly responsive web applications using ASP.NET and Node.js.
    • Created multiple successful POC’s that became real projects.
    • Integrated Storyful data into Dow Jones’ products using REST API.
    • Provided analysis on .NET unit test frameworks that lead to a company-wide decision.
    • Developed a WinForms application using the Task Parallel Library to load test back-end services.
    • Implemented WCF-based infrastructure to ease development and consumption of backend services.
    • Hosted Node.js workshops for multiple development teams to ease the switch to new technology.
    • Constructed the core page framework with Node.js for DJX, Dow Jones largest project of 2013.
    • Created a Node.js library to consume existing WSDL-based web services.
    Technologies: C#, JavaScript, .NET, Node.js, Backbone.js, AngularJS
  • .NET Consultant

    2007 - 2010
    Marlabs
    • Improved performance of a product by replacing ASP.NET UpdatePanel with true AJAX.
    • Improved web pages' load times by optimizing JS, CSS, and images.
    • Converted projects from .NET 2.0 (Visual Studio 2005) to .NET 3.5 (Visual Studio 2008).
    • Designed a new database for storing user-customized news pages and their properties.
    • Developed a database and web UI for managing internalization resources.
    • Analyzed the relationships between business components using .Net Reflector.
    Technologies: C#, JavaScript, .NET, SQL Server
  • Computer Programmer

    2008 - 2008
    University of Hawaii
    • Worked on the University of Hawaii Identity Management Console (UHIMC).
    • Developed disk quota management and daily report scripts for the UHIMC system.
    • Analyzed and tested the university’s White Pages management system.
    Technologies: Linux, Apache, PHP, MySQL

Experience

  • DJX (Development)

    Dow Jones' largest project of 2013. Completely written from the ground up using Node.js in 9 months.

  • Factiva (Development)
    http://global.factiva.com

    Dow Jones' flagship product serving institutional customers.

Skills

  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery, Node.js, Backbone.js
  • Tools

    Sublime Text 3, Visual Studio, WebStorm
  • Paradigms

    Unit Testing, Scrum, Agile Software Development, Test-driven Development (TDD)
  • Languages

    JavaScript, SQL, C#
  • Frameworks

    .NET, Express.js, AngularJS, ASP.NET
  • Platforms

    Windows, Oracle, Linux
  • Storage

    MongoDB

Education

  • Master's degree in Information and Computer Sciences
    2003 - 2006
    University of Hawaii - Hawaii
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science
    1998 - 2002
    Moscow State University - Moscow, Russia
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