Shawn Conn, AWS Developer in Seattle, WA, United States
Shawn Conn

AWS Developer in Seattle, WA, United States

Member since May 24, 2016
Shawn is a freelance web and DevOps engineer/consultant from Seattle who has worked with a variety of different technologies as projects have come across his way. He often works with the Drupal CMS and the LAMP stack. He has built websites, APIs, CI/CD pipelines, and other tools to manage cloud infrastructure. Lately, he has been focused on IaaC and managing developer environments and tools.
Shawn is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • Luciditi, LLC
    Drupal, PHP, MySQL/MariaDB, Apache, CentOS
  • ATTN
    Node.js, PHP, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), AWS, Amazon EKS, CircleCI, Python

Experience

Location

Seattle, WA, United States

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Vim Text Editor, Ubuntu, PHP, MariaDB, Apache, CentOS, MacOS

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...developer workstation provisioner for macOS powered by Ansible.

Employment

  • Web and DevOps Engineer / Consultant

    2015 - PRESENT
    Luciditi, LLC
    • Built custom Drupal modules and full site setups.
    • Developed Drupal configurations and built servers.
    • Consulted and provided troubleshooting on matters related to Drupal.
    • Provided back-end/DevOps services with a good bit of front-end development, as well.
    • Focused on efficiency (always looking to automate repetitive tasks).
    Technologies: Drupal, PHP, MySQL/MariaDB, Apache, CentOS
  • Senior DevOps Engineer

    2017 - 2020
    ATTN
    • Led an initiative to fully manage cloud IaaS (GCP/AWS) via Terraform.
    • Worked with data engineers to help optimize Redshift costs.
    • Completed dockerization of the LAMP development environment.
    • Automated orchestration of K8S data product cluster.
    • Scripted out CI build setup, automation, and maintenance.
    • Deployed and built the app/service/infrastructure automation for various IaaS/PaaS.
    • Led migration from custom Jenkins server to CircleCI and audit and management of AWS for cost inefficiencies.
    Technologies: Node.js, PHP, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), AWS, Amazon EKS, CircleCI, Python

Experience

  • Ncaa.org (Other amazing things)
    https://www.ncaa.org/

    Reviewed and reported on custom modules/profile/theme code used to built ncaa.org as a consultant. Suggested means to move toward community-driven modules.

    Refactored the code base as a developer, eliminating 5 custom modules, removing complicated cross-dependencies and redundancies, and reorganizing code to make it more readable and maintainable.

  • Usmle-rx.com (API) (Other amazing things)

    Built out a new REST API as the backbone of MedIQ’s new HTML5-based platform.

  • Usmle-rx.com (Website) (Other amazing things)
    https://www.usmle-rx.com

    Refactored the Drupal theme, separating view/control logic. Ported the D6 site to D7. Maintained the site and fixed bugs.

  • Louisville.com (Other amazing things)
    https://www.louisville.com/

    Migrated the site from D5 to D6 then to D6 to D7. Provided a complete theme build. Developed a custom module for proprietary features. Migrated legacy modules to community driven ones. Also maintained the site, fixing bugs, assisting the editorial team with additional features and workflow improvements, and handling the migration from a physical server to a virtual one.

  • Luciditi.io (Other amazing things)

    Complete site build from the ground up, including sub theme, custom module, server build/deployment, and content management.

Skills

  • Languages

    PHP, SQL, Bash, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, C#, Python, Java, VBScript
  • Libraries/APIs

    Drupal Modules, Drupal API, jQuery, Node.js, Google Maps JavaScript API 3, HTML5 APIs
  • Tools

    CircleCI, Terraform, Vim Text Editor, Git, Drush, Apache, Amazon EKS
  • Platforms

    Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Drupal 6, Drupal 7, Drupal, Docker, Drupal 8, MacOS, CentOS, Ubuntu, WordPress Theme Design, WordPress
  • Other

    AWS, Software Development, Vi, K8S
  • Paradigms

    REST, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Object-oriented Design (OOD)
  • Storage

    MySQL, MariaDB, MySQL/MariaDB, Oracle PL/SQL
  • Frameworks

    Drupal Commerce, Windows PowerShell, ASP, PHPUnit

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Mathematics
    2001 - 2004
    Purdue University - West Lafayette, IN

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