Developer, architect and leader with 15 years experience primarily in Web Development.

Work Experience (5)

May 2019 - Current
Manager, Integrations and Software Architecture
PSLGroup
  • AWS
  • Web Architecture
  • Project Management
  • Serverless
  • Postgres
  • NodeJS
  • Typescript
  • Javascript
  • Drupal 7
  • PHP

As a Manager at PSLGroup, I serve as a go to person for technical solutions on high profile projects.

  • Remotely managing a team of 5 with 4 direct reports, serving as technical leader for 8 years

  • Leading migrations to serverless playing many roles: architecting, coordinating and developing

  • Directing optimizations resulting in half second page loads and scaling to serve thousands of concurrent users

  • Driving and assisting with cross-division initiatives for CI/CD and automated testing to reach 99.9% uptime and weekly deployments

  • Mentoring developers by performing code reviews, advising on best practices and leading demonstrations

May 2014 - May 2019
Lead Developer
PSLGroup
  • PHP
  • Typescript
  • Drupal 7
  • MySQL
  • Redis
  • Angular
  • CSS
  • Javascript
  • Web Architecture
  • Project Management

As a Lead Developer at PSLGroup I built and advised on platforms to consolidate features, leading several front facing and back facing initiatives.

  • Introduced workflows and standards that are in use division-wide

  • Designed and helped develop a multi-tenant front end that became the cornerstone for delivering dynamic digital products

  • Built a learning and live event platform that serves thousands of courses from ~50 sites to a quarter million participants a month

May 2011 - May 2014
Senior Developer
PSLGroup
  • PHP
  • Drupal 7
  • MySQL
  • Redis
  • Angular
  • CSS
  • Javascript
  • HTML5

As a Senior Developer at PSLGroup I took over projects for one of the largest grossing divisions and kicked off an initiative to consolidate offerings under a unified system.

  • Integrated a legacy Drupal 5 system with Solr

  • Refactored a legacy system and addressed a 100 ticket backlog

  • Designed and developed a multi-tenant solution for business in Drupal 7, replaced 6 existing systems

Aug 2007 - May 2011
Lead Code Monkey
UNCG Division of Continual Learning

At DCL we built courses for online classes. My notable achievement there was to spearhead a multi-tenant solution to features that were common across courses.

  • Led a team of 4 building and supporting 30-50 online courses a semester

  • Refactored world's first online game for college credit, Econ201

  • Consolidated course services under a custom multi-tenant framework

Aug 2006 - Jun 2007
Recruiter
Core Search Group

The best recruitment agency on the planet. I helped cool people get good jobs in a client-centric, fresh approach to recruiting.

  • Interviewed world class developers and built a system to coach candidates

  • Played billiards with John Lakos

Projects (1)

Moonlighting
Aug 2010 - Aug 2018
  • C#
  • Unity3D
  • Drupal
  • Project Management
  • Built games and prototypes for clients using Unity3D, HTML5/JS and Flash

  • Coordinated with other developers to meet demanding project timelines

Education (1)

Bachelor of Arts
Major Computer Science, Minor Philosophy
Clemson
2002 - 2006

Awards

Codie Award 2013
SIAA

Best Education Game or Simulation in 2013 for Platinumath

Certificates

AWS Solutions Architect Associate
Amazon
2022-08-29