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Senior Full Stack Software Engineer with a demonstrated history building scalable web applications. Skilled in Ruby on Rails, Software as a Service (SaaS), Full Stack Development, Scrum, and over a decade of experience working with remote teams. A personable developer skilled at communicating in nontechnical ways and designing elegant solutions to complex problems.

Technical Skills

Ruby on Rails, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, MySQL, Git, REST, Linux, AngularJS Object Oriented Design, Test Driven Development, Agile, SCRUM, Remote Teams

Licenses & Certifications

Amazon Web Service Cloud Practitioner

Professional Experience

Senior Software Engineer

Powerschool Group (formerly Haiku Learning), Goshen, Indiana

November 2009 - present

  • Design and develop features for the Powerschool Learning Platform and its over two million users. Particularly focused on Standards Based Grading, Rubrics, and third party integrations.
  • Build and implement Object Oriented Rest API Clients for importing customer data from and exporting student grade and attendance data back into third-party student information systems.
  • Create virtual machine infrastructure and deployment plan using Vagrant, Virtual Box, and CentOS to reduce development environment setup time from several days to under an hour.
  • Ensure fast response time metrics using efficient design and code optimization.

Information Technology Specialist

Parkland Plastics, Middlebury, Indiana

October 2005 - November 2009

  • Maintained Infor Visual Manufacturing ERP Software running on a Windows 2003 Server with Microsoft SqlServer; used to manage entire business from manufacturing to billing and sales.
  • Developed reports for for all departments using SqlServer, Microsoft Access, SQL, and Crystal Reports to support better forecasting and to automate manual tasks.
  • Maintained company IT infrastructure and developed a plan for future systems improvements.
  • Provided support and training to colleagues on all computer based work.


Bachelor of Arts in Religion

Bluffton University, Bluffton, Ohio, May 2004

Minor in Art