Seasoned hands-on engineer, architect and leader with 16 years experience primarily in Web Development.

Work Experience

May 2019 - Current
Senior Technical Manager, Integrations and Software Architecture
  • AWS
  • Web Architecture
  • Serverless Platform
  • Postgres
  • NodeJS
  • Typescript
  • Javascript
  • PHP
  • Angular

Division Architect for a $100m business in Medical education and marketing, delivering cloud solutions for a range of features in a campaign driven business.

  • Initiated, designed and led a transformational migration from a Drupal monolith to an AWS Serverless stack

  • Architected 16+ highly performant, cost effective event driven services on AWS Cloud following modern best practices for resiliency, maintainability and security

  • Developing hands on with Typescript, NodeJS and AWS delivering proof of concepts, fitness functions and coding complex features to accelerate development

  • Coordinating with technical and non-technical divisions to provide analysis and deliver solutions that align with business goals, nominated for Top Technical Achiever 2022

  • Spearheaded automated testing initiatives and workflows that reduced deployment cycles from monthly to multiple deploys a week while reducing production bugs to a near zero backlog

  • Reduced dynamic platform load times from 12 seconds to 3 seconds and improved regional coverage by introducing fine-tuned caching solutions closer to users

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

Built platforms to consolidate features including a multi-tenant headless Drupal CMS and dynamic Angular system.

  • Developed a learning platform that serves hundreds of courses and webinars to a quarter million learners a month that handles content, email queueing and analytics

  • Designed and consulted on a multi-tenant Angular front end that became the cornerstone for delivering dynamic digital products

  • Introduced workflows for git, documentation and coding standards that are in use division-wide, reducing developer pain points to triple productivity and reduce cycle time

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

Took over projects for PSL's largest grossing division and kicked off initiatives to consolidate under a unified system.

  • Refactored a legacy system and addressed a 100 ticket backlog; primary developer for a multi-million dollar platform

  • Designed and developed a multi-tenant solution for business which replaced 6 existing systems

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

Built courses for online classes. My notable achievement was spearheading a multi-tenant solution for managing 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, reducing bug-related service center calls by half


Aug 2010 - Aug 2018
  • C#
  • Unity3D
  • Drupal
  • Project Management
  • Built games and prototypes for clients using Unity3D, HTML5/JS and Flash (10 in total)

  • Managed other developers to meet demanding project timelines, delivering 12 month projects in under 8 months




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


Codie Award

Best Education Game or Simulation for Platinumath

Non-Professional Interests

  • Philosophy
  • Fiction
  • Music
  • Designing Games
  • Camping
  • Cooking