Work Experience

Web Developer, Colorado Department of Education
Denver, CO | Mar 2018 - Present
* Collaborated on “Consolidated Application” used to manage Colorado school district funding
* Created a micro framework I named “Antiquated PHP Framework (APF) patterned after Laravel to standardize and add efficiency to the office’s web development process
* Leveraged APF to build a web tool districts could use to apply for construction grants
* Utilized Docker to provision suitable development environment for all developers in the office
Software Engineer, By the Pixel
Denver, CO | May 2016 - Dec 2017
* Built a price estimation application on Angular2 backed by a Laravel API for
* Maintained, developed features, and wrote tests for IDEXX's Petly Plans application
* Contributed to Ruby on Rails apps such as and
* Standardized deploy process across all applications
Lead Developer and Co-Founder, PVBid
Denver, CO | Dec 2013 - May 2016
* Created a bidding system based on AngularJS v1.3 to improve the efficiency and accuracy of PV system installation costs
* Designed and deployed a REST/SOAP API built in CodeIgniter backed by MySQL 5.5
* Managed a team of consultants to increase momentum and meet customer expectations
* Worked with customers to set priorities, expectations, and deadlines
* Partitioned workload to hand off to contractors and tracked project development status
* Reported application development status to CEO
* Leveraged scalable LAMP cloud infrastructure to deploy multiple environments on AWS using EC2 and Route 53
* Created Jenkins build job to facilitate graceful product deployment
* Maintained CentOS system backups and security updates
Software Engineer, Return Path
Broomfield, CO | Aug 2013 - May 2014
* Collaborated with design team to make user experience more intuitive for email feedback loop and global trap exchange tool suites
* Implemented AngularJS widgets throughout our products as part of a company-wide push to standardize web development tool sets.
* Wrote a Git extension in Go for Gerrit interactions to expand web interactions to the command line; we called it Grt
* Modified our Kafka consumer to deliver a wider set of email trap data to approved customers
Web Developer, ProKarma
Greenwood Village, CO | Dec 2012 - Dec 2013
* Guided company to adopt traditional software development best practices such as using git as a code management system, using a Drupal 6 as a website framework, and implementing sudo so they could control root access to servers
* Developed customized, JavaScript-driven applications for managing stock in warehouses
* Abstracted away antiquated system interface by producing reusable PHP and Perl widgets to create similar web interfaces for new customers
Drupal Developer, Novus Biologicals
Littleton, CO | Apr 2011 - Dec 2012
* Maintained and developed modules for Drupal 6 web store running Ubercart
* Streamlined website development by migrating to Acquia’s Drupal hosting service
* Implemented necessary changes to make website PCI compliant
* Tripled search speeds by integrating Solr search functionality
* Decreased page load times by over 3000% using a content delivery network, spriting, js/css concatination and minification, and breaking out content into a more presentable format
* Automated synchronization process to take antibody data from SQL Server and push it to a website running on a LAMP stack using Samba and rsync
* Maintained database holding availability and pricing for over 250,000 products
Web Developer, Zenuity
Scottsdale, AZ | Aug 2009 - Mar 2011
* Built and customized Drupal 6 websites for clients
* Automated contract generation process saving five to ten minutes per contract and increasing consistency in contract generation
* Established best practices for developing client websites
* Automated Drupal website deployment using sed, perl, php, and mysql
Web Developer, Hewlett-Packard
Corvallis, OR | Mar 2009 - May 2009
* Shaved hours of work per week by creating a system to guess print content’s meta data
* Wrote python scripts to assist in various office activities
Data Center Technician, Google
The Dalles, OR | Jun 2008 - Mar 2009
* Monitored, diagnosed, repaired, and upgraded over 16,000 servers’ hardware
* Increased overall accuracy and productivity by instructing weekly Linux classes


Bachelor of Science, Computer Science
Corvallis, Oregon | 2003 - 2008
* Graduated with a 3.0 GPA
* Senior Capstone ­ Developed a web­based visual web development toolkit using PHP, JavaScript/AJAX, MySQL, and Apache