I am a first generation American and Software Engineer with over 10 years of experience. I have worked on a variety of different software, spending the first five years of my career developing software for NASA, Army, and the Navy, before spending the next five years working on IoT software and identity services. Outside of work, I enjoy playing sports, making music, working on side projects, and spending time in the great outdoors.
Technical lead for transition of on-prem software to multi-tenant, highly available, highly scalable SaaS product.
Designed and developed improvements upon various cloud identity services deployed in AWS.
Created and maintained Gitlab CI/CD pipeline that compiled, deployed, and tested software across multiple OS and databases on every merge.
Proposed and implemented developer workflow process and agile methodology.
Developed new RESTful API product offering utilizing Java and Dropwizard, alongside Kafka, Redis, and Aurora, hosted on AWS.
Transitioned backend database with billions of rows from Cassandra to Amazon Aurora (MySQL), which eased maintenance and cut database hosting costs in half.
Developed tools to gather GDPR Subject Access Request data using Spark and AWS EMR.
Greenfield IoT edge software that ingested multiple data formats from physical devices and transformed this data into a common data format. The software then completed entirely configurable filtering and basic analysis on this ingested data, before sending it off into the cloud for storage and more complex analysis.
Conducted interviews for Product Owners, QA, and Software Engineers (All levels).
Tech: Java, Dropwizard, Guice, Maven, Git, Gitlab-CI, RabbitMQ, Microservices, JUnit, Mockito
Developed performance and health monitoring tool with Java and Java FX that monitored and collected data on multiple machines simultaneously. The tool warns the team when memory leaks are occurring, disk space is running out, and/or critical processes have died.
Developed simulator program that generates valid, simulated satellite telemetry that can be used to test the main command and control software.
Fixed reported bugs, proposed and implemented additional features, and automated repetitive daily tasks for Command and Control software for NASA satellites using C/C++, Java and Python.
Developed tool that enhanced and automated metric collection and generated reports, leading to improvement on sprint planning and retrospectives.
Designed database schema for MySQL database; programmed database connectivity using Java threads and JDBC.
Developed software and unit tests in a team environment using Java and the Spring Framework.
Developed Sikuli scripts with the Python programming language to successfully automate the testing of graphical user interfaces.
Designed, developed, and supported software that successfully reduced fellow employees' time spent on repetitive daily tasks at various locations worldwide.
Customized software as described in statements of work as requested by client.
Georgia College & State University
Interview discussing my side project TuneCrawl.
Interview discussing TuneCrawl and the reasons for making side projects.
Interview discussing how my scholarship from the Georgia State Golf Association Foundation enabled me to do great things in my career.