Norman Fong, Full-Stack Web Developer in South Jordan, UT, United States
Norman Fong

Full-Stack Web Developer in South Jordan, UT, United States

Member since February 4, 2022
Norman has spent the past decade accomplishing many technological feats and managing high-performing teams as a technical leader. He enjoys solving challenging problems and improving the team's culture and processes. Throughout his career, he has built a strong technical skillset between back-end and front-end web development and embedded robotics software. Norman's primary programming languages include C++, Java, and JavaScript.
Norman is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

Location

South Jordan, UT, United States

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

MacOS, Linux, IntelliJ, CLion, Java, C++, JavaScript

The most amazing...

...project I've created is Fortem's DroneHunter autonomous software. I programmed most of the architecture and capture algorithms.

Employment

  • Software Engineering Manager

    2019 - PRESENT
    Fortem Technologies
    • Managed and led a team of 6-10 to fulfill a performance milestone on the DroneHunter, fulfilling a contract worth millions of dollars and opening the door for future growth.
    • Created and designed Jira processes for the team from scratch to maintain organization and visibility. Procedures include Scrum and Sprint-based development.
    • Built an onboarding tutorial that trains a developer to add a new control state to the DroneHunter.
    Technologies: C++, Python, Robotics, Java, JavaScript, Angular, Node.js, Linux, HTML, CSS
  • Software Tech Lead

    2017 - 2019
    Fortem Technologies
    • Created and architected the higher-order flight control service for the DroneHunter. This system makes it easier for control engineers to modify and add new behaviors to the DroneHunter.
    • Built and architected the DroneHunter attack controls. This logic handles the high-order control commands to autonomously follow a target and fire a payload at the right time.
    • Developed the DroneHunter path planning. This logic handles creating a path from the current location to a target destination around a predetermined set of user-defined zones.
    • Refactored and improved the DroneHunter configuration UI, increasing data performance displayed on a 2D map and adding many features for enhanced user experience.
    • Integrated onboard control software with several different drone autopilots, allowing the company to use different drone platforms for research and development.
    Technologies: C++, Python, Robotics, Linux, Angular, Java, JavaScript, Node.js
  • Software Developer

    2014 - 2017
    Workfront
    • Created the back end for the internal customer announcement center.
    • Added back-end logic for new email templates and notifications triggered throughout the web application.
    • Led a team of interns to implement new core features to the primary web application.
    Technologies: Java, HTML, Spring Boot

Experience

  • Fortem DroneHunter
    https://fortemtech.com/products/dronehunter/

    The worldwide's leading C-UAS interceptor, DroneHunter, stops dangerous and malicious drones at a safe distance before they enter a secure area where they could harm people or cause property damage.

Skills

  • Languages

    Java, C++, JavaScript, Python, HTML, CSS
  • Tools

    IntelliJ, CLion
  • Other

    Web App Development, Robotics, Drone Piloting
  • Frameworks

    Angular, Spring Boot
  • Libraries/APIs

    Node.js
  • Platforms

    MacOS, Linux

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science
    2012 - 2014
    Neumont University - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Certifications

  • Part 107 – Remote Pilot License
    APRIL 2020 - APRIL 2022
    United States Federal Aviation Administration
  • Oracle Certified Professional
    FEBRUARY 2016 - PRESENT
    Oracle
  • Oracle Certified Associate
    MAY 2015 - PRESENT
    Oracle

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