Nam Nguyen

Nam Nguyen

Jersey City, NJ, United States
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Nam Nguyen

Nam Nguyen

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
    Dow Jones
    2011 - PRESENT
    • 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
    Marlabs
    2007 - 2010
    • 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
    University of Hawaii
    2008 - 2008
    • 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, Backbone.js, Node.js
  • Tools
    Visual Studio, Sublime Text 3, WebStorm
  • Paradigms
    Unit Testing, Scrum, Agile Software Development, Test-driven Development (TDD)
  • Languages
    SQL, C#, JavaScript
  • Frameworks
    .NET, AngularJS, ASP.NET, Express.js
  • Platforms
    Windows, Oracle, Linux
  • Storage
    MongoDB
Education
  • Master's degree in Information and Computer Sciences
    University of Hawaii - Hawaii
    2003 - 2006
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science
    Moscow State University - Moscow, Russia
    1998 - 2002
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