Qualifications

Knowledge Base

  • 7+ years of experience in all stages of Web and software development life-cycle, from concept and development through quality assurance (QA) and tuning.
  • Highly versed in cutting edge web technologies with skills in creating web applications utilizing many cutting edge technologies.
  • In-depth understanding of modern software development concepts including Agile development, revision control, system design and maintenance.
  • Extensive knowledge with various programming and scripting languages, web design, project management and multi-variable testing.
  • Proven background in web development with an emphasis on a customer centric pay for performance work ethic.
  • Superior communication, analytical and interpersonal skills.

Skills

Software Development Technologies

  • Front-end development (HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript + JSON + AJAX).
  • Back-end development (PHP5.6+, Python, MySQL, SQLite, Azure SQL, MongoDB)
  • Application programing (C, C++, Java).
  • Source/Revision (GIT, Mercurial, SVN).

Software Development Methodologies

  • Object Oriented Programming (OOP)
  • Object Relational Mapping (ORM)
  • Model View Controller (MVC)
  • RESTful Principles
  • Agile Methods

Experience

GoFundMe

Software Engineer - San Diego, CA - 2015-Present

Currently part of a rapidly growing team of Software Engineers, QA Analysts, and product specialists tasked with growing the GoFundMe platform.

  • Responsible for building and maintaining numerous customer service and business development tools that integrate heavily into our user facing product.
  • Worked as part of a team to build an image review tool that handles approximately 18 thousands images a day.
  • Integrated with a third party service to do advanced keyword analysis with the goal of protecting our visitors from malicious users.

Conversion Voodoo

Web Developer - San Diego, CA - 2011–2015

Worked with a small team of developers and designers, using advanced development strategies, to implement and maintain custom reporting and testing systems for numerous clients.

  • Maintained a multitude of custom web applications and systems for an ever changing client base.
  • Assisted in the implementation of automated DNS fail over, DB synchronization and Revision control systems for each of our applications.
  • Helped with the creation and maintenance of a custom analytics and testing engine using both JavaScript and PHP.
  • Implement front-end AB and multivariate tests to improve site performance. Many of our clients saw a 15% - 150% improvement in conversion rate. Resulting in millions of dollars in additional revenue.

San Diego Luxury Transportation

Web Designer/IT Administrator - San Diego, CA - 2009-2011

Created web sites geared toward specific regional ad campaigns, implemented new infrastructure technologies and provided administrative support for company systems.

  • Designed and implemented websites for various marketing campaigns including PPC and affiliate traffic.
  • Optimized specific sites for Organic traffic sources.
  • Developed an internal network with centralized data backup, web mail, and a customer call tracking system.

Education

San Diego State University

Major: B.S. in Computer Science

Palomar Community College

Certificate: Web Development with Emphasis in Java/Open Source
Dean's list Spring 2009

Volunteerism

San Pasqual High School

Wrestling Coach - Escondido, CA - 2007-2009

Helped maintain after school wrestling program for San Pasqual High School athletes.

References

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