Nessa Nguyen, Software Developer in New York, NY, United States
Nessa Nguyen

Software Developer in New York, NY, United States

Member since July 1, 2014
Nessa is a full-stack developer specializing in Python, Ruby on Rails, and JavaScript. She has experience working on distributed systems, RESTful APIs, and stats processes. She also enjoys designing a seamless user experience.
Nessa is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

Location

New York, NY, United States

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

MacOS

The most amazing...

...thing I've coded is a news aggregator that brings readers articles from RSS feeds and Twitter streams.

Employment

  • Software Engineer

    2016 - PRESENT
    Narrativ
    • Led the development of the admin dashboard and client-side widgets.
    • Built and maintained API endpoints for the dashboard.
    Technologies: MySQL, JavaScript, AngularJS, Flask, Python
  • Full-stack Developer

    2015 - PRESENT
    Bedrocket Media Ventures
    • Built Ruby workers as part of a distributed system that uses Amazon SNS and SQS to queue and complete tasks.
    • Added features (endpoints/functionality) to the Rails API and maintained its SDK.
    • Built features on the front-end Angular application.
    • Contributed to the video player (Angular) and Angular SDK.
    Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), AWS, Angular, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Ruby
  • Junior Full-stack Developer

    2014 - 2015
    Waywire Networks
    • Built and optimized front-end plugins and pages.
    • Constructed mobile-responsive sites.
    • Built an internal Rails API to store channel information.
    • Built internal front-end Backbone app to enable editors to update video channel information.
    Technologies: Ruby on Rails (RoR), Ruby, Sass, JavaScript
  • Email Marketing Associate

    2013 - 2014
    Vendome Group
    • Produced and tested HTML emails across different clients. Oversaw campaign scheduling.
    • Maintained and segmented a database of 200,000+ contacts.
    • Leveraged email campaign analytics to devise audience targeting strategies.
    Technologies: CSS, HTML

Experience

  • Personal Portfolio
    http://nessanguyen.com

    A variety of small-scale web applications I have worked on from front-end to back-end.

Skills

  • Languages

    Python, Ruby, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Sass
  • Other

    Software Development, Offshore Development, AWS, Caching
  • Frameworks

    AngularJS, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Angular, Flask
  • Tools

    Git
  • Storage

    PostgreSQL, MySQL, Elasticsearch
  • Libraries/APIs

    Facebook SDK, Twitter API
  • Platforms

    MacOS, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Linux

Education

  • Professional degree in Web Development Immersive
    2014 - 2014
    General Assembly - New York, NY
  • BA degree in Marketing Communications
    2008 - 2012
    California Lutheran University - Thousand Oaks, California, USA

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