Resume

I am a problem solver that enjoys working on the guts of an application. I have been primarly focused on Ruby development and Ruby on Rails applications for over 7 years. I enjoy new challenges and look forward to new opportunities.

Education

Graduated from The University of Texas at San Antonio with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science with a concentration in Software Engineering. GPA: 3.67

Languages

  • Ruby
  • Java
  • Javascript
  • C
  • PostgreSQL
  • PHP
  • Bash

Experience

Envoy

Platform Engineer: March 2014 - Present

https://envoy.com

KISSmetrics

Senior Software Engineer: August 2013 - March 2014

https://kissmetrics.com

  • Full stack engineer
  • Refactoring a large monolithic application into a service oriented application
  • Implementing and maintaining the API at KISSmetrics
  • Maintaining the Android SDK and Reader app
  • Dealt with large complex systems and numerous data stores
  • Developed modular railtie and engines to be mounted
  • Unified out API requests and maintained a consistent return. Ensured the values followed a specific format and obeyed backwards compatibility.

ZippyKid (now Pressable)

Senior Software Engineer: March 2012 - August 2013

  • Full stack engineer
  • Ruby on Rails control panel
  • Maintain MyZippyKid control panel
  • Used Pivotal Tracker to augment our Agile development
  • Wrote tests to ensure stability
  • Interfaced with Dynect and DNSMadeEasy for DNS records
  • Interfaced with Chargify as a payment system
  • Used Beanstalkd as a messaging queue

Enfocus Solutions

Software Engineer: October 2011 - March 2012

  • Used Ruby on Rails
  • Implemented complex data model (30+ models)
  • Learned how to test with RSpec and Capybara
  • Start up company in San Antonio

CityVoice

Software Engineer: March 2011 – June 2011

  • Used javascript
  • Worked on front-end designs
  • Learned how to use Git effectively
  • Start up company in San Antonio

iTEC at UTSA

Software Engineer: August 2009 - October 2011

  • Installed physical server in data center
  • Installed / maintained Ubuntu server
  • Designed site interface
  • Implemented in PHP (CodeIgniter) then transitioned to Ruby on Rails
  • Built a security audit system for the site

Libraries Written

Personal Achievements

  • Eagle Scout recipient, Boy Scouts of America, earned in 2007
  • Rebuilt and maintain a 1972 BMW 2002 model as my daily driver
  • Built my standing desk from scratch

Free Time Activities

I enjoy playing with LibGDX and other various game platforms to gain knowledge while having fun doing it.

I like working with my hands and building things in my garage. Any where from cutting boards, welding, tearing motors apart, or just soldering electronics I really enjoy doing.