Experienced full stack software engineer and Linux system administrator, known for my strong work ethic and quickly exceeding expectations with high-quality solutions. Expertise in Python, Go, relational databases, and primarily Linux-based environments. Passionate about automating as many aspects of my job as possible, crafting elegant solutions to interesting problems, and weeding out inefficiencies in code and process. Interested in DevOps and backend development roles dealing with distributed systems and analytics.

Experience

Senior Software Engineer

7 Oaks Group (Roy, Utah; telecommute) Jul 2017–present

Maintain and enhance client applications as needed. Monitor AWS infrastructure, analyze performance, and suggest potential cost savings.

Technologies used includes:

VP of Technology

C3 Security Inc (San Francisco, California; telecommute) Mar 2016–Jun 2017

Build and monitor infrastructure to support a security monitoring service. Create a series of RESTful services in a data processing pipeline. Automate infrastructure creation on Microsoft Azure using Terraform.

Technology used includes:

Senior Software Engineer

StorageCraft Technology Corporation (Draper, Utah) May 2012–Feb 2016

Designed and implemented test automation framework. It was designed to allow testers to easily write manual test cases that could be gradually transformed into automated test cases, leveraging virtual machines to test various products.

Technology used includes:

Senior Software Engineer

ScienceLogic LLC (Reston, Virginia) Oct 2009–Mar 2012
  • Build, debug, test, and maintain a large codebase of mixed technologies, including Python and PHP
  • Maintain a patching system for distributed appliances
  • Create a web UI to the build scripts, which allows simultaneous builds to be executed in parallel and distribution of stdout to multiple clients in real-time

Senior Web Developer

Danemco LLC (Idaho Falls, Idaho; telecommute) Sept 2006–Sept 2009
  • Pioneered changes that helped increase productivity by approximately 200%
  • Converted the whole company to Django from a home-grown PHP framework
  • Developed dozens websites for individuals and small companies
  • Maintained company services and machines

Web/Applications Developer

Brigham Young University – Idaho (Rexburg, Idaho) Jan 2006–Oct 2008
  • Worked in small teams to develop and deploy specialized university-wide applications
  • Enhanced existing applications based on customer requests and feedback
  • Used NetBeans to create a responsive UI for the campus police to track citations and parking permits
  • Helped create a utility for the campus gym to track inventory and equipment usage

Web Developer

Stuzo Incorporated (Telecommute) Jun 2006–Sept 2006
  • Increased website performance by examining and optimizing code
  • Assisted in assuring website accessibility and usability

Certifications

SaltStack Certified Engineer

January 2014
License: 0xE7F75DD9 http://ssc.saltstack.com

Publications

Test-Driven Development With Python

Software Developer's Journal

August 2013

Education

Brigham Young University – Idaho

April 2009
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Technology
    • Emphasis: Networking and Systems Administration
  • Minor: Accounting
  • GPA: 3.9