I am a web developer & software engineer with expertise in web services, web applications and application interfaces. My work emphasizes the use of open technologies with clean, organized, standards-compliant code.
Databases: MySQL, PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server 2008, SQLite, SunOne LDAP, Microsoft Active Directory
Version Control: Subversion, Git
University of Alaska Anchorage, 2011
Bachelors in Computer Science, Minor in Dance
Served as Secretary and President for the UAA Dance Club for two years.
Danced in the UAA Dance Ensemble for two years and performed in the springtime New Dances shows for three years.
Alaska Department of Public Safety, 2011: Commendation for Honorable Service
Developer at Vacasa, 2014 - Present
Development with the Vacasa team to assist with end-users and housekeeping/operational efficiency. I have created or had a substantial part in:
Implementing a new Edit Units page, allowing users to modify information about each rental property.
Converting the website to a role-based access control hierarchical permissions structure.
Designing and implementing a ticket tracking system for IT and Maintenance tasks.
Combining Docker and Vagrant products for each developer’s local laptop development.
Implementing and training the team for the use of BDD testing using the Codeception testing framework.
Analyst/Programmer IV at the Alaska Department of Public Safety, 2013 - 2014
Worked remotely to train my replacement for Analyst/Programmer III and secondary, teaching them the intricacies of the CoTS product I had managed. Lead training sessions twice or more a week while adding technical details on the in-house MediaWiki product that I set up for end-user documentation.
Developed a number of web products including a web-based interface on top of Public Safety’s legacy data store using ASP.MVC 4 and Entity Framework 6, as well as a Team Project List to be used as a high-level complement to Asana and Subversion.
Analyst/Programmer III at the Alaska Department of Public Safety, 2011 - 2013
Assigned as technical lead to the ARMS project, a records management system based off of the Niche RMS being implemented to replace the paper-based incident tracking system currently in use. Set up the product infrastructure, XSLT-based reports and client deployment packages including in-house update functionality using a WCF web service and a C# background Windows service.
Also developed and supported a C# interface to synchronize person records from the Alaska Public Safety Information Network (APSIN) to the ARMS application.
Adjunct Faculty at University of Alaska Anchorage, 2012 - 2013
Taught CS109 SQL, providing instruction to students taking 100 level courses in Computer Science. Developed a curriculum, projects and exams that challenged students to critically think about their course topic and encouraged them to experiment with advanced queries.
Taught CS201 Programming Concepts I, the entry-level class for students in a Computer Science major. Educated future programmers with object-oriented practices, inheritance & polymorphism concepts, exception handling, recursive algorithms and more.
Junior Software Engineer at University of Alaska Anchorage, 2010 - 2011
Developed and implemented the new UAA DenaliView website theme used by all department and institution pages. Created new elements and form fields within the CMS to support department content creation.
Designed and developed the UAA IT Services Call Center Dashboard, an internal web application used by all Call Center technicians throughout the University of Alaska system.
Trained university staff and faculty to use UAA’s CommonSpot CMS on their sites. Assisted with developing site workflows and organization schemas. Performed site reviews on department web sites to ensure accessibility and web standards compliance.
Technician at Design-PT, Inc, 2006 - 2008
As Lead Maintenance Technician, performed routine and special maintenance on client sites and trained new technicians.
As Programmer, developed web sites for various clients and kept those sites up to date with routine content updates.
Also acted as primary consultant on all Apple assets.
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Lab Consultant at University of Alaska Anchorage, 2005 - 2007, 2009 - 2010
Assisted lab patrons with software and hardware issues. Performed maintenance on the various IT Open Labs around campus.
Student Employee at University of Alaska Anchorage, Spring 2006
Performed research on using a genetic algorithm to optimize wavelet coefficients for use in compressing images.
Employed use of Arctic Region Supercomputing Center, using their Matlab facilities.
Alaska Records Management System
Alaska Dept. of Public Safety - Alaska Records Management System
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2
GearSpoke, LLC - Website
UAA ITS Call Center Dashboard
University of Alaska IT Services – Call Center Dashboard
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Secrets Under the Skin
University of Alaska IT Services - Secrets Under the Skin
UAA DenaliView Theme
University of Alaska Anchorage IT Services – DenaliView Theme
The Rasmuson Foundation
Design-PT, Inc. - Rasmuson Foundation - Website Redesign
Mac Pack Application
Design-PT, Inc. – Mac Pack Application
Design-PT, Inc. – Intranet/Timesheet Web Application
References and recommendations are available by request