Hands-on leader of software engineering teams. Experienced developer and architect of software engineering projects. Plan, design, implement, alone or in a team. I've worked in small startups, mature mid-sized companies, and then Intuit; I am familiar with the strengths and challenges of all these both technologically and organizationally. Finally, I'm a firm believer that engineering should always
Hands-on leader of software engineering teams. Experienced developer and architect of software engineering projects. Plan, design, implement, alone or in a team. I've worked in small startups, mature mid-sized companies, and then Intuit; I am familiar with the strengths and challenges of all these both technologically and organizationally. Finally, I'm a firm believer that engineering should always focus on the product and ultimately /always/ on the customer.
Primarily (though not exclusively) experienced with open source technologies, including major web frameworks (e.g., Python Django, Ruby on Rails, Groovy on Grails.) I'm a long-time practitioner and advocate of TDD and agile.
Helped distribute content for Halloween Horror Nights events featured in the apps and mobile web.
Built web-based ride wait times/show times application for Halloween Horror Nights.
Also, consulted on mobile strategy.
Primarily Python and Django, PostgreSQL, and MongoDB.
Also developed iOS apps. From December 2008 to March 2012 (3 years 4 months) Greater Los Angeles AreaSoftware Architect @ Working with a small team of Software Architects, building a web service that is a key component of the organization's infrastructure.
Worked primarily with C++. From April 2007 to November 2008 (1 year 8 months) Software Architect @ Contributed to development of Ruby on Rails web application for www.motorator.com on a volunteer, part-time basis. Participated in planning, performed engineering work (Ruby on Rails), and assisted with light systems administration tasks. From January 2008 to August 2008 (8 months) Director, Site Infrastructure @ From October 2005 to March 2007 (1 year 6 months) Director, Web Engineering @ • Led development team responsible for all external-facing, middle-tier applications at BizRate/Shopzilla, including:
- BizRate.com and Shopzilla.com public sites
- co-branded, syndication properties
- BizRate survey system
- Merchant/vendor extranet
• Developed XML API for partner integration/syndication
• Grew team with expanding company From March 2003 to October 2005 (2 years 8 months) Contract Software Engineer @ Developed architecture and functional prototype of tax-sensitive securities trading application. From August 2001 to May 2002 (10 months) Founder and CIO @ Co-founded company with two other partners and small seed capital. Grew company to 30 people entirely revenue-funded. Built and led engineering and system administration teams. Responsible for architecture and development of all client projects.
Capcom, Activision, Konami, DBC/MarketWatch, Rubin Postaer Advertising, Hakuhodo, City of Santa Monica, City of Alhambra, West Hollywood Visitors and Conventions Bureau, Sony (Colombia/Tristar), Fox, Clarion, Oakley, Bizrate, and eToys. From December 1995 to August 2001 (5 years 9 months)
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