Rob Brown, Full-stack Developer in Wailuku, HI, United States
Rob Brown

Full-stack Developer in Wailuku, HI, United States

Member since January 31, 2018
Robert is a highly motivated professional with enterprise-level experience. With a combination of excellent communication skills and a laser-like focus, Robert is capable of moving big ideas from design stage to implementation. As a full-stack developer, Robert utilizes a wide breadth of skills and knowledge to tackle the specific problem at hand.
Rob is now available for hire


  • Linvest Group LLC
    CTO, Architecture, Full-stack, HTML, JavaScript, Cloud, Stripe, APIs, Node.js...
  • USRx LLC
    Shopify API, Shopify, HTML, PHP, JavaScript, CSS, HTML5, Liquid, Shopify Plus...
  • IDEXX Laboratories
    AngularJS, Microsoft SQL Server, .NET, Node.js, React, Redux...



Wailuku, HI, United States



Preferred Environment

Visual Studio, JetBrains, Sublime Text

The most amazing...

...thing I've worked on is a real-time weather aggregation platform, combining historical and forecasted hourly data for a predictive analysis.


  • CTO | Developer

    2022 - PRESENT
    Linvest Group LLC
    • Served as a CTO of a web-based financial services startup for luxury asset platform implementation.
    • Managed a remote core development team. Created tasks, provided guidance, and reviewed progress. Oversaw a team of 6+ consisting of project managers, back-end developers, and UX engineers.
    • Worked with the founder and COO to create requirements and manage estimates, including costs and timelines.
    Technologies: CTO, Architecture, Full-stack, HTML, JavaScript, Cloud, Stripe, APIs, Node.js, Fintech Consultant, Management, Agile
  • Back-end Developer

    2020 - PRESENT
    USRx LLC
    • Developed a core skincare eCommerce website serving millions of visitors.
    • Worked with the senior developers and eCommerce manager to create estimates.
    • Replicated and replaced third-party services with in-house solutions.
    Technologies: Shopify API, Shopify, HTML, PHP, JavaScript, CSS, HTML5, Liquid, Shopify Plus, Back-end Architecture, Back-end, Back-end Development, Ajax, Shopify Customizations, React
  • Senior Software Engineer | Telemedicine Consultant R&D

    2017 - PRESENT
    IDEXX Laboratories
    • Implemented the external customer-facing web interface for a global telemedicine platform.
    • Used the .NET Framework, Microsoft SQL Server, Node.js, and AngularJS to write robust APIs and components that scale.
    • Advocated for the .NET SignalR hub to deliver real-time messages and updates between applications which significantly simplified the application logic.
    • Conducted extensive UX work in HTML5 and CSS3 by designing and implementing key features and business metrics on a responsive dashboard.
    • Worked daily in a team with a geographically distributed US-based team in an Agile environment.
    • Focused on messaging within and between various independent components where reliable communication is not guaranteed, and precise timing is critical.
    • Migrated AngularJS SPA to React and Redux, improving performance significantly.
    Technologies: AngularJS, Microsoft SQL Server, .NET, Node.js, React, Redux, Software Architecture, Responsive
  • Developer with Shopify API Experience for Consultation

    2022 - 2022
    Wake Hong Kong Limited
    • Developed a proprietary Shopify integration to interface with embedded IoT devices.
    • Worked with the founder to create and define requirements and estimate costs. Provided consulting services to with embedded systems team.
    • Coordinated business activities across a span of time zones, including Hong Kong, Hawaii, and Ukraine.
    Technologies: Shopify API, Shopify, Software Architecture
  • Shopify App Expertise

    2021 - 2021
    IC Group, Inc.
    • Designed a custom private Shopify app to serve customers.
    • Worked directly with the CEO to develop and manage requirements.
    • Provided documentation and consulting for an in-house development team.
    Technologies: Shopify API, Shopify, Software Architecture
  • Shopify Plugin Developer

    2020 - 2020
    Solydaria, Inc.
    • Developed proprietary Shopify integration to serve exclusive discounts to members.
    • Worked directly with the founder to create requirements and tasks.
    • Leveraged free cloud services to ensure high availability and lower costs.
    Technologies: Shopify, Shopify API, Software Architecture
  • Senior Engineer

    2020 - 2020
    Alma Flowers, LLC
    • Developed a Shopify flower delivery website serving the continental US.
    • Worked directly with the CEO and lead designer to develop content.
    • Worked with the project manager to create and update tasks.
    Technologies: Shopify Plus, Shopify, Shopify API, Shopify Design
  • Google Analytics | Google Tag Manager Expert

    2019 - 2019
    • Reviewed analytics configuration with various stakeholders to understand goals.
    • Worked with in-house analytics leader to gain an understanding of existing solutions.
    • Provided recommendations for future development of analytics services.
    Technologies: Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, JavaScript
  • Cryptocurrency Articles Writer

    2018 - 2018
    • Created and developed cryptocurrency content for a core website.
    • Researched up-to-date cryptocurrency market news and linked citations.
    • Worked with editors to refine topics and pivot when necessary.
    Technologies: Writing & Editing, Ethereum, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency
  • Contractor | Telemedicine Consultant R&D

    2017 - 2017
    IDEXX Laboratories
    • Provided vital contributions to the core Telemedicine platform in the realm of AngularJS and Git.
    • Used in-depth understanding of AngularJS to write quality components and directives that significantly improved responsiveness.
    • Helped design and implement a responsive dashboard for key business metrics.
    • Wrote scripts that facilitated the automated deployment that saved QA testers time when used in combination with Jenkins.
    • Learned how to write performant and robust business logic using Microsoft SQL Server and .NET Framework.
    Technologies: Node.js, .NET, Java, AngularJS, Microsoft Power Automate, Business Services
  • Contractor, Hematology Systems R&D

    2016 - 2017
    IDEXX Laboratories
    • Designed and implemented a RESTful application using Spring Boot, AngularJS, and MySQL.
    • Drafted a migration plan for legacy deprecation. Gathered requirements directly from scientists and incorporated feedback iteratively in an Agile ecosystem.
    • Implemented multiple access level client-side applications in AngularJS.
    • Organized a full migration to AWS EC2 and RDS instances, all within a VPC.
    • Used Python to solve ad-hoc problems and demonstrate early stage software proof-of-concepts.
    Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), MySQL, Python, AngularJS, Spring, Java, Microsoft Power Automate
  • Independent Consultant

    2016 - 2016
    Competitive Energy Services
    • Provided software consulting services and extensive domain knowledge to the in-house team.
    • Utilized multiple channels to ensure excellent communication and alignment of goals; teleconferenced on a frequent basis.
    • Cooperated with the team to facilitate knowledge transfers when necessary.
    • Defined critical defects and helped draft new stories and requirements.
    • Worked hard to ensure software was ready for alpha production deployment. Successfully reached this goal and released ahead of schedule.
    Technologies: CSS, HTML, JavaScript, MySQL, PHP, Business Services
  • Software Engineer

    2015 - 2016
    Competitive Energy Services
    • Served as an application architect and technical lead for in-house software projects written in PHP and JavaScript; used PHP for the core REST API.
    • Led the development of the flagship procurement and pricing application.
    • Worked with the pricing team to gather the evolving requirements in an Agile environment.
    • Implemented features and stayed aware of changing requirements.
    • Developed monthly energy usage smoothing and gap-filling algorithm, saving pricing analysts significant time and effort.
    • Worked with energy analysts and CEO to automate solar net-excess generation crediting with the goal of forecasting monthly credits for budgeting purposes.
    • Maintained multiple Linux instances in four different environments.
    • Set up the developer environments with Vagrant including local instances and database connections.
    Technologies: CSS, HTML, JavaScript, MySQL, PHP
  • Data Analyst | Programmer

    2014 - 2015
    Competitive Energy Services
    • Gathered the historical, current, and forecasted meteorological variables for predictive analysis and demand response. Used data to analyze and predict seasonal temperatures and weather patterns.
    • Collaborated with the lead software engineer to design new procurement and pricing application using JavaScript, PHP, and MySQL. Focused on creating reusable software components.
    • Designed a high-integrity relational database structure in MySQL. Wrote performant views and queries for reporting purposes.
    • Designed an expense-reporting system for management in PHP.
    • Set up application-level procedures for database migrations between MySQL and Microsoft SQL databases. Facilitated the automated entry of data, passed through the service layer, in order to enforce business rules.
    Technologies: CSS, HTML, JavaScript, MySQL, PHP
  • IT Intern

    2014 - 2014
    Competitive Energy Services
    • Automated monthly supplier payments billing cycle using PHP and MySQL. Ran payment programs on a monthly basis and adjusted conditional business logic through a web interface.
    • Wrote PHP scripts to automate analyst and pricing workflows.
    • Learned how to implement various Git workflows and when you'd choose one workflow over another.
    • Collaborated with a lead software engineer to develop early stages of pricing and procurement software API, and to gain an understanding of the domain and legacy solution.
    • Worked with a systems engineer to gain an understanding of network security and maintainable infrastructure, including AWS.
    Technologies: CSS, HTML, JavaScript, MySQL, PHP


  • File Uploader

    A simple file upload REST API with a minimal AngularJS front-end. Uses the Spring Framework and maintains a clear separation between API and UI. Useful for bulk uploading files, such as high-fidelity medical images, to a remote server.

  • IDEXX Laboratories

    I worked as a full-stack developer for IDEXX Laboratories. I leveraged my knowledge of back-end systems and front-end software development to create modern, streamlined application workflows with high availability for medical professionals.

  • IDEXX Laboratories

    I worked as a full-stack developer for Hematology Systems. I developed custom applications and ad-hoc software solutions. I also provided valuable software engineering skills to the team.

  • Competitive Energy Services

    I worked as a full-stack developer for various projects including in-house pricing and procurement system. I fleshed out early ideas into production-ready solutions.

  • HTML5 WebSockets Chat Server

    A simple implementation of an HTML5 WebSockets Chat Server using Express.

  • Kahele Maui

    A Shopify site for luxury handbags made on Maui. This is an example of a small site that I did entirely by myself, working directly with the client to gather requirements and create a working design. The end result is a compliment to the client's brick-and-mortar store and online presence.

  • Private Shopify App

    Built a private Shopify app using Node.js as the server-side language. The application facilitated communication between Shopify stores, a mobile application, low-code databases, and various third-party services.


  • Languages

    Java, HTML, CSS, HTML5, C#, JavaScript, CSS3, Java 7, Java 8, GraphQL, TypeScript, PHP, C++, Python, PHP 5, Bash, PHP 7
  • Frameworks

    Swagger, Flask, Express.js, .NET Core, .NET, AngularJS, Hibernate, Spring, ASP.NET, Spring Boot, Windows PowerShell, Redux
  • Libraries/APIs

    Shopify API, jQuery, SignalR, Node.js, Liquid, React, Web Worker, Stripe
  • Tools

    Git, Shopify Plus, Sublime Text, JetBrains, Visual Studio, RabbitMQ, Google Analytics
  • Paradigms

    Responsive, REST, Agile, Functional Programming, Back-end Architecture, Management
  • Platforms

    Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Shopify, Ethereum, Linux, Windows, Blockchain
  • Storage

    Google Cloud, MongoDB, MySQL, H2, MariaDB, Microsoft SQL Server, Redis, PostgreSQL
  • Other

    RESTful Microservices, Full-stack, Software Architecture, APIs, Image Processing, Shopify Design, Technical Reports, Architecture, Shopify Customizations, Microsoft Power Automate, Ajax, Writing & Editing, Cryptocurrency, CTO, Business Services, Offline Web Applications, Service Workers, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Regression, Business Administration, WebSockets, ERC-20, Back-end, Back-end Development, Google Tag Manager, Cloud, Machine Vision, Fintech Consultant


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration in Finance
    2009 - 2013
    University of Maine - Orono, ME, USA


  • Grow With Google Challenge Scholarship
  • Machine Learning

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