Executive with total control of firm's technology.
Completely rebuilt operations of small e-commerce business. Incrementally replaced inefficient fulfillment done on a shared Google Sheet with a modern web application built
on Webpack, React, Redux, and Rails 5.1.
Released consumer-facing self-style feature that fundamentally changed the business.
Worked with executive team on a variety of other critical software-involved projects like reporting, accounting, 3rd party software evaluation, and marketing.
2015-2017 (San Francisco, CA)
Skilled Software Engineer involved in planning, coding, and maintenance of core website features for VC-backed startup
Used the following technologies to code/implement features: Ruby on Rails,
Rspec, CircleCI, Github, Redis, AWS ElastiCache, Google Cloud Print, Twilio, Zendesk,
Sift Science, New Relic, AWS RDS, AWS S3, AWS Route53, Chargify, Braintree, Sidekiq. Collaborated with stakeholders like colleagues, PMs, designers. Practiced Agile development.
2012-2014 (Washington, DC)
Maintained CRM and reporting web applications, wrote custom web scrapers.
Software Engineer (consultant)
I work as a consultant from time to time on a variety of small-business web projects.
App Academy (San Francisco, CA)
Immersive programming boot camp, gained fluency in Ruby on Rails,
Course spanned three months with 60-70 hours of work per week.
Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
B. A. Economics, May 2010. GPA: 3.5/4.0
McQuaid Jesuit (Rochester, NY)
SAT Score: 2270/2400
Ivory Clasp: Largely mimicked and surpassed technology stack of Le Tote. Learned new technologies like AWS Elastic Beanstalk, WebSockets/ActionCable, cron, Postman, and a variety of new Ruby gems.
Le Tote: Coded site features in React, Redux, and Ruby on Rails. Wrote 10+ server-side
integrations (executed usually in Sidekiq) with 3rd party services like
Twilio, Chargify, Sift Science, Google Cloud Print, Zendesk, and Braintree.
Wrote and maintained fundamental customer-critical features like onboarding,
account maintenance, checkout, Tote customization, and credit logging.
All features delivered well-tested with Rspec.
MTAG Services: Mainly wrote Visual Basic scripts that
controlled a headed browser, iMacros, that performed bulk real estate due diligence
for institutional investors. Performed ancillary IT duties in a completely Microsoft environment.
Side Projects: I enjoy side projects that
allow me to get my way using technology. There are too many to list here so please ask about them.
Magic: The Gathering, Music Production, Cryptocurrency, Volleyball, AWS Lambda, AWS generally
People I Admire in the Technology Industry
David Heinemeier-Hansson, Jason Fried, Marc Andreessen, Peter Thiel,
Werner Vogels, Martin Fowler, Brendan Eich, Justin Searls, Luke Wroblewski,
Keith Rabois, Balaji Srinivasan, Naval Ravikant, Ray Kurzweil, Eric Hammond,
Sebastian Thrun, Elon Musk