git, GitHub, GitLab, PhpStorm, Jira, Bitbucket Server, Confluence
Linux, CentOS, Ubuntu, AWS, EC2, S3, API Gateway, Lambda
Apache, HAProxy, MySQL, Docker
Agile, Scrum, Kanban, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery
Lead Backend Developer
Built and maintained several Laravel APIs and websites
Rearchitected outdated server architecture from Rackspace to AWS
Implemented business automation tasks integrating with Slack, AWS, Google Ads, Netlify, and GitLab
Architected an always available serverless API built with AWS API Gateway and Lambda
Lead team of 4 developers for Socious Product Development reporting to CTO.
Planned weekly sprints utilizing Kanban to fix bugs and add features with a weekly release cycle.
Core Responsibilities: Code Review, JIRA Ticket Management, Agile planning, Architectural Software Decisions, Complex Software Development, Large Refactoring Projects, Software Release Management (weekly)
(Higher Logic acquired Socious in January 2017)
Rapidly built and prototyped new features and bug fixes. Built out development team from 2 to 6 engineers
Managed major technological changes such as version control (git), branching strategies, code review, software upgrades, IDE changes, hardware advancements.
Traditional LAMP stack with supporting Java services.
Independently wrote a PHP (Zend Framework) based web application for interacting with production code and allowing for CVS commits. Application was in production for more than seven years.
Bare metal to cloud server migration, SQL/Data Backup Strategies (Replication, EC2, S3 Archiving)