Focusing on improving the confidence, correctness, and backwards combatibility of mobile and web deployments at Simple.
Led a team of three other engineers focused on improving the visibility, tooling, and health of backend web services. Organized weekly incident reviews, determined sequencing of work, and worked with Staff Engineers and Product Managers to create architectural plans for platform improvements. After 6 months, we were able to improve Mean Time to Recovery from incidents by 50% (from 8 hours to 4 hours), number of pages-per-day from 40.97 to 18.23 (55.5% decrease), and number of incidents-per-day from 4.8 to 2.8 (41.6% decrease).
Created web services that automated customer verification, reducing onboarding cycle time by 80%, from 5 days to 1 day.
Designed, developed, and maintained all web services for Sifteo Inc. Including:
Creating web services that enabled musicians to distribute their music across the web.
Built and maintained various web-based projects ranging across various technologies and domains, including e-commerce, gaming, and mobile networks.
Taught fundamentals of Computer Science such as Data Structures, Algorithms, Databases, and Web Development.
Created a Cloud Persistance layer for oil spill data in the Peruvian Rainforest.
Aided in instructing workshops that focused on Web Development fundametals.
Instructed and organized weekend workshops that focused on creating web applications using the Ruby on Rails framework.