I am a passionate software engineer looking for challenges. I enjoy learning about new coding techniques and systems, which has translated into several personal projects and the occasional freelance client. I hope to have a personal project turn into a full-fledged business in the future.
Software Engineer June 2012 - Present
I started at Vitrue shortly before the acquisition by Oracle. My role is currently evolving, but I am currently working on the various services provided. My focus is on currently unannounced projects.
- Ruby on Rails
- Sencha Touch
- API Integration: Twitter, Facebook, Google+
What's Up Interactive
Director of Infrastructure & Mobile, Senior Web Developer September 2009 - June 2012
I was named Director of Infrastructure & Mobile as I led the mobile development team and took over the duties of the previous Infrastructure Director. For web development, I am the Technical Lead for the Georgia Lottery. I led the design and implementation of a subversion server for all development projects. I was the first to learn and teach others about Joomla within the company. I lead the introduction of Zend Framework to the company and built the primary modules in use today. I began the shift from individual coding to a more team oriented approach.
- Objective-C (iOS Development)
- Zend Framework
- VMWare ESXi
- Linux Hosting (Ubuntu & CentOS)
- Amazon AWS (EC2 & S3)
- API Integration: Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, Instagram, Foursquare, YouTube, Mail Chimp, Stripe, Google Analytics, Google Maps
Southern Web Group
Lead Web Developer/Server Administrator September 2008 - October 2010
I was in charge of server administration and database administration for 8 servers hosting ~300 websites. I managed all dynamic site development for sites using PHP, ASP, and other languages. I assisted with maintenance and the install of Wordpress, Expression Engine, Joomla, Slideshow Pro, etc.
- Expression Engine
Georgia Tech Microelectronics Research Center
Co-Op (Lead Developer/Server Administrator) January 2007 - December 2008
I was responsible for maintaining a MySQL database and primarily PHP based website. I developed a web application to handle machine access, scheduling, and data recording. I also developed several Java applications to handle systems integration. I assisted in diverse equipment installation and maintenance.
- Linux Hosting
- Equipment Access Control Microcontroller Design & Fabrication
I graduated from Georgia Tech in December of 2009. During my time I was a Co-op student and finished with a 3.3 GPA. I focused on human computer interaction as well as informational internetworks. This gave me a broad base of knowledge from user interfaces, to security, to network topology, and more.