Software engineer with 16 years of experience in all facets of web development and operations.


Languages

  • Python
  • JavaScript
  • C / C++ / Obj-C

Frameworks

  • Django
  • Twisted
  • jQuery
  • Backbone
  • Bootstrap
  • Cocoa Touch

Standards

  • HTML5
  • CSS3

Buzzwords

  • REST
  • SOA
  • Ajax

Clouds

  • Amazon
  • Rackspace
  • OpenStack
  • Heroku

Systems

  • Linux
  • Solaris
  • FreeBSD

Databases

  • PostgreSQL
  • PostGIS
  • MySQL
  • Oracle

NoSQL

  • MongoDB
  • CouchDB
  • Redis

Networks

  • TCP/IP
  • Ethernet
  • Sockets API

 

 

DEVELOPMENT

SWIFTSTACK / SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Developed an open-source OpenStack Swift client library (jQuery) and a 100% JavaScript Swift web console application (Backbone).

VOTIZEN / MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA

Developed tweet importer daemon (Python) and Gmail contact importer (Django). Resolved low-level HTTP and network-related bugs.

PINBOARD / SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Developed a scalable & fault-tolerant tweet import daemon (Python).

COX MEDIA GROUP / ATLANTA, GA

Senior member of large development team responsible for design and implementation of newspaper-grade content management system (Django). Resolved critical performance bugs. Mentored junior developers.

TENNISMATCH / ATLANTA, GA

Founding engineer responsible for design and implementation of web and mobile social networking platform (Django).

DEV/OPS

TWITTER / SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Developed systems management tools for maintaining thousands of Linux servers. Eradicated network gremlins. Hunted the #fail whale.

NING / PALO ALTO, CA

Developed systems management tools responsible for frequent software deployments to thousands of Linux and Solaris servers.

OPERATIONS

EARTHLINK / ATLANTA, GA

Principal engineer responsible for design and implementation of a private cloud using VMware virtualization and Opsware automation.

BELLSOUTH / ATLANTA, GA

Administered Solaris servers and Checkpoint firewalls. Designed server, storage, security, and network solutions for web apps.

LEVEL 3 / ATLANTA, GA

Administered Cisco routers and switches, FORE ATM switches, Fujitsu SONET terminals, and Alcatel digital cross-connects.