Currently working as an Associate Product Manger for SeeScan.
Self-Employed Owner, Finest City Carpentry; San Diego, CA — August 2018 – June 2019
- Implemented a design and estimating process to reduce error and increase value.
- Managed sub-contractors to ensure project completion for customers with strict deadlines.
- Delivered high-quality, thoughtfully designed projects along with professional communication and customer service.
Software Engineer, Sendlane; San Diego, CA — May 2017 – August 2018
- Lead a refactor of our application that provided substantial performance improvements and delighted our users.
- Designed and implemented a back-end eCommerce data syncing service using TDD.
- Managed a remote front-end developer and architected the first major UI overhaul.
Software Engineer, Source Intelligence; Carlsbad, CA — April 2013 – May 2017
- Established and maintained trust between our dev team and program managers by working closely with PMs to understand customer issues and prioritize features accordingly.
- Delivered UI enhancements, customized reporting, and simplified customer provisioning that reduced manual program manager work from days to minutes.
- Promoted from intern to Jr. Software Engineer and then to Sr. Software Engineer.
Ground Crew Chief, Sky’s the Limit; Carlsbad, CA — October 2008 – August 2010
- Lead ground crew in proper hot air balloon handling, setup, landing, and teardown.
- Worked closely with the owner to improve safety protocols, maintenance, and training and hiring practices to become the highest-rated hot air balloon company in San Diego.
University of San Diego; San Diego, CA — B.A. Computer Science — 2012
Noteworthy classes: Object Oriented Design, Data Structures and Algorithms, Data Mining, Parallel Programming, Automata, Object Oriented Design.
- Task management – JIRA, Asana
- Agile development – Scrum, affinity scoring, scrum master, extreme programming
- Databases – MySQL, MongoDB
- UI Mockups – Balsamiq
Evee SD — February 2019-Present
- Refined features of MVP to focus on simplifying event search for users looking for niche events within budget and available resources.
- Leveraged AWS products to parallelize development and avoid a monolithic architecture.
- Actively managing a remote developer and empowered him to make implementation decisions that meet established goals and objectives.
Sharp Memorial Hospital; San Diego, CA – March 2018 – August 2018
- Supported patients by being attentive to their concerns and triaging to the appropriate medical professional.
- Gained insight into disparate software systems and ideas for improvement based on empirical observations.
Novice Men’s Crew Leadership Award – 2011
- Inspired first-time rowers to strive for excellence on the water and in the classroom.
Woodworking/Remodeling – Hobby — 2004 – present
- Self taught in high school. Continually refining skills related to design, planning, and attention to detail.
Restored Craftsman Style House – Hobby — 2015 – 2018
- Restored some of the original architecture and features of a house built in in 1930.
- Built new cabinets, restored doors and moldings, and planted 9 new trees on the property.
Captain of Social Soccer Team – Hobby — 2016 – 2018
- Started playing soccer in 2014, organized and captained a team that is still playing today.