I am a software engineer specializing in web applications and game development. Over the past 6 years I've worked with various programming languages including Ruby, Javascript, C#, Objective-C, Java, and Python.

Currently I am based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and employed by Immunetrics as a software engineer.

Additionally, I am the Technical Director of The Brew Gentlemen Beer Company, managing the technical infrastructure and developing software solutions to enhance the taproom experience and brewery workflows.

Work Experience

Immunetrics

Immunetrics is an industry-leading bio-simulation company with significant experience in building and validating biologically-accurate, predictive models.

Software Engineer

June 2016 - Present

The Brew Gentlemen Beer Company

Tech Director

March 2016 - Present
  • Responsible for all technical development projects
  • Enhance, migrate, and maintain technical infrastructure
  • Productize and develop a commercial version of internal OnTap software
  • Analyze traffic and user patterns to make recommendations for website feature enhancements
  • Conduct audits of services and technical infrastructure
  • Plan roadmaps for future development and infrastructure enhancement efforts

Technology Solutions Engineer

August 2014 - February 2016
  • Create a digital draft menu system
  • Develop and maintain a custom CMS platform
  • Provide workflow automation to printable media generation
  • Website migration from static HTML/CSS to a custom Rails-based CMS
  • Create solutions for managing digital displays in the taproom

OpenArc

OpenArc is a technology consulting firm specializing in talent, strategy, and software development.

Technical Lead Open Source Solutions

June 2015 - June 2016
  • Manage the Open Source Software development team
  • Architect and develop web based solutions
  • Create and maintain organization standards for Ruby on Rails based development
  • Scale web applications by leveraging background processing
  • Work with account executives to provide accurate quotes to clients

Senior Software Engineer

January 2015 - June 2015
  • Contribute to the organization's standard style and best practice guides for Git and Ruby
  • Standardize deployment strategy for Ruby on Rails base projects
  • Integrate multiple separate Ruby on Rails applications into a unified environment
  • Enhance developer workflows through automation

Software Engineer

January 2014 - January 2015
  • Design and implement content curation algorithms for location based social mobile applications
  • Create interactive and responsive web applications
  • Enhance and maintain mobile applications
  • Serve as both project manager and lead on multiple projects.

Blue Frog Gaming

Software Engineer

July 2013 - December 2013

Blue Frog Gaming is a small team of software craftsmen, pixel perfect artists, and game enthusiasts dedicated to building great games.

  • Designed and implemented AI for NPC encounters in Darkfire Galaxies
  • Implemented core UI features on the Flash-based client
  • Performed maintenance and optimization on both the Flash-based client and Rails-based server of Darkfire Galaxies

Digital Gamesmith Laboratory

The Digital Gamesmith© Laboratory designs and analyzes software for serious games and statistical applications.

Software Engineer

May 2012 - December 2012
  • Developed an educational game for statistics in Unity3D
  • Created and deployed administration server with web frontend for course administrators
  • Programmed core gameplay modules and client/server communication

Rensselaer Center for Open Source

RCOS is a group of RPI students who work on open source projects

Developer

May 2010 - December 2011
  • Developed OpenStreetMap-based software with Jumpstart International
  • Continued development and support of the Observatory project management system
  • Developed Django web application to monitor Bitcoin mining data
  • Managed the web server for the organization

Education

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Games, Simulations, Arts and Sciences - Computer Science

Dual Bachelor

2009 - 2013

Skills

Programming Languages

  • Ruby
  • C#
  • Javascript
  • Python
  • HTML
  • CSS

Frameworks

  • Angular
  • Ember
  • Rails
  • Django
  • Bootstrap

Development Tools

  • git
  • Vagrant
  • Visual Studio
  • Xamarin
  • Xcode
  • Unity3D