Senior Software Engineer

Seattle, WA -


  • Software (14 years)
    • Java 8
    • Python
    • C++
    • Perl
    • Javab 8, Python, Perl, C++
  • Technologies
    • AWS
    • HTML5
    • Android
    • REST
    • AWS, HTML5, Android, REST
  • Software Architecture
  • Algorithm Design
  • Machine Learning


Software Development Engineer II ~
July 2014 - February 2015

Senior Engineer of a six-developer team building services to support offline resale of Kindle products in Java 8, AngularJS, and HTML5 on Amazon Web Services.

  • Worked with Business Owners and Accounting to explore new business opportunity
  • Built customer self-service portal to facilitate reverse logistics
  • Maintained Amazon Source reseller sales portal, introduced AngularJS 1.2
  • Championed Kanban and Functional Programming paradigms
Senior Software Engineer ~ Polycom
April 2010 - July 2014

Lead Engineer of User Interface Development and Architecture for a video collaboration infrastructure project built with Java 7 and Tomcat on CentOS. Member of the Architecture Design Team. Responsible for systems engineering, API design, and data modeling.

  • Lead Engineer of a ten person team developing ground-up HTMLv5 UI on REST
  • Technical Lead of a small team doing new feature design and development
  • Independent development of a mobile conference moderation application. Earned bonuses worth 10% of salary for this effort.
  • Led technical brownbag sessions introducing Google Guava and HTMLv5 to the team
  • Developed prototype conferencing applications monetized for $250,000 per customer
Software Engineer II ~ Northrop Grumman
February 2008 - April 2010

Lead algorithm and architecture developer on two small R&D projects. SSBI cleared.

  • Designed and implemented a clustering software for multi-million-point data sets
  • Built novel statistical methods that earned a two million dollar project extension
  • Reworked real-time processing system to improve data catchment
  • Independent development in C++, Java, and Perl on aggressive deadlines
SQA Intern/Part Time ~ OptiFrame Software
May 2007 - November 2007

Developed white box automated testing tools to graft a Domain Specific Language onto Quick Test Pro to eliminate test maintenance on a daily smoke test.

  • Built fully automated runs of a daily four-hour manual-intervention automated test