Product minded Software Engineer and Tech Lead.
Ruby on Rails, Ubuntu, Ruby, Web Development, Amazon Elastic Beanstalk, Amazon SQS, Amazon Linux, Amazon Elastic Load Balancers, Amazon EC2, Amazon S3, Amazon Redshift, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Docker, Containers, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Agile, Leadership, Kubernetes, Continous Integration/Continous Deployment, Feature Flags and Feature Toggles, Elasticsearch, Kibana
My job as tech lead is to continue to write code (Ruby on Rails, Elasticsearch, PHP, MySQL, Angular and React), but with the added responsibilities of representing the team to management (I report directly to the VP of Engineering), vetting our plans for feature delivery, dealing with many of the details of our project management process, as well as assisting with the departments technical roadmap. These include things such as:
Lead the development of a custom-built ecommerce platform for the commercial printing industry.
Tools used include:
Technical Due Diligence team lead for LaunchHouse, a startup incubator in Cleveland Ohio.
Junior Software Developer for a Biomedical company. Along the way assisted with a full-stack (C#/Windows, Django/Linux) software development project which has been deployed at several major Cleveland Universities, and managed a proof-of-concept in Rails for a customer.
Assistant Scoutmaster for a local Boy Scout of America troop. Responsibilities include:
Assisting a local non-profit create a website in a weekend, as part of Cleveland Givecamp. Several years as Team Y, as a technical floater who assists and coaches projects that are at-risk of not completing over the course of the weekend.
Assisting a local non-profit create a website in a weekend, as part of Seattle Givecamp.