Tom Corley, Software Developer in Boston, MA, United States
Tom Corley

Software Developer in Boston, MA, United States

Member since November 7, 2019
Tom had worked in the software industry for six years. He is an expert with Ruby and Rails and has lead various projects in this capacity. He has worked with Good Measures since was hired for his first software job and had been freelancing for the past three years as well. In freelancing, he has added value as both a part-time developer as well as maintaining production application on his own as a contracted lead developer.
Tom is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • Freelance
    Ruby, Ruby on Rails, SQL, JavaScript, jQuery, Pivotal, REST, OAuth, I18n
  • Good Measures
    Ruby, Ruby on Rails, SQL, JavaScript, jQuery, Vue.js, JIRA

Experience

Location

Boston, MA, United States

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Git, Javascript, jQuery, Vue.js

The most amazing...

...thing I have built is a Ruby/Rails DNA application named DNAtion where I am the lead developer/maintainer and helped successfully launch it to market in 2018.

Employment

  • Senior/Lead Developer

    2016 - PRESENT
    Freelance
    • Developed and maintained a DNA reports application using Ruby on Rails. Developed third party integrations to work with multiple business partners using MySQL, SOAP, REST/JSON, and custom OAuth SSO for data transmissions.
    • Developed a PDF generator to create custom DNA reports on the fly using wkhtmltopdf and WickedPdf processors in conjunction with Ruby and Redis/Sidekiq.
    • Managed programmatic translation content for DNA application using I18n localization files in conjunction with a custom uploader and MySQL/ActiveRecord database tables.
    • Migrated active development data from staging setup to new Heroku-based staging/production environments using Amazon RDS and custom Ruby scripts.
    • Managed a webinar/Zoom integration for a Ruby/Rails coaching application using the Zoom Developer API.
    • Created a custom coaching scheduler for a Ruby/Rails coaching application using jQuery/JavaScript and Ruby/Rails.
    • Redesigned a RESTful Ruby/Rails road service application to customers design specs as a single page application using CoffeeScript and Rails templating.
    • Updated a custom LinkedIn data scraper when LinkedIn changed from RESTful HTML requests to JSON based ember single page application using Nokogiri/Ruby.
    • Developed Custom Excel Import/Export Tool to process Customer and Logistic Data using Ruby/Rails.
    Technologies: Ruby, Ruby on Rails, SQL, JavaScript, jQuery, Pivotal, REST, OAuth, I18n
  • Senior Developer

    2013 - PRESENT
    Good Measures
    • Integrated call center and web application with Amazon Connect Phone Services using AWS Lambdas, Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon Kinesis, JavaScript, and Ruby.
    • Integrated web application with BodyTrace end-to-end scale system. Used JSON REST API to enable click to order and deliver scale process from web application to customer door. Updated weights in web application each time user steps on the scale.
    • Mentored and managed three junior developers using code reviews, pull requests, and pair programming via remote technologies such as Slack, Git, and Github.
    • Managed webinar integration with Zoom using a customized Ruby Gem (zoom_rb), REST API, ZOOM Developer Applications, JWT, and Amazon Kinesis.
    • Created custom notification scheduler for Zoom integration using Cron, Ruby, and ActionMailer.
    • Maintained RESTful JSON API for front-end Vue.js application as well as iOS/Android native applications using Rabl/Rails.
    Technologies: Ruby, Ruby on Rails, SQL, JavaScript, jQuery, Vue.js, JIRA

Experience

  • Dnation (Development)
    https://www.dnation.me/users/sign_in

    A Ruby/Rails-based DNA application. I administered, maintained, and wrote the back end and API for this application. I developed custom PDF generators for DNA results, built a custom OAuth single sign-on Integration to use with multiple third-party vendors, and developed the application from testing through to launch.

Skills

  • Languages

    Ruby, JavaScript, SQL, HTML, CSS, Haml, Sass
  • Frameworks

    Ruby on Rails (RoR), Bootstrap
  • Tools

    Amazon Connect, Git, RSpec, Rake, Cron, wkhtmltopdf, Jira, cURL Command Line Tool
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery, OmniAuth, jQuery DataTables, Devise, Vue.js, Twilio API, Sidekiq
  • Paradigms

    Agile Software Development, REST
  • Storage

    PostgreSQL, JSON, MySQL, Redis
  • Other

    AWS, i18n, CSV File Processing, CSV Export, Bash Scripting, Delayed_job, TinyMCE, SOAP, Excel
  • Platforms

    AWS Lambda, AWS Kinesis

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Psychology
    1997 - 2001
    University of Vermont - Burlington, Vermont

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