Software developer and data engineer

Skills

Data Engineering:

  • Scala
  • Sqoop
  • Spark/Spark Streaming
  • Hadoop

Web Development

  • Python
  • Ruby/Rails
  • Golang
  • Javascript - React, ES6

Experience

Software Engineer

2015 - Present

Reverb.com - Chicago, IL

Data Engineering Team - 2017 - Present

  • Revamp ETL pipeline using Scala code to run Sqoop to transfer and transform data from main database to tables in Redshift
  • Perform ETL on event logs stored in JSON or parquet to be transformed and uploaded to S3 to be queried via Redshift Spectrum
  • Data pipeline to serve personalized recommendations
  • Back-end work in Python to serve machine learning models and other data via HTTP or GRPC

Core Team - 2015 - 2017

  • Full-stack development with Ruby on Rails
  • Practicing TDD using RSpec and Jasmine
  • Full text search using Elasticsearch

Junior Developer

2014 - 2015

Blueye Creative - Chicago, IL

  • Full-stack development with Ruby on Rails
  • Connecting with APIs like Google Analytics, Traxo, and Open Weather Map
  • Source control with Git on GitHub (repos are private)
  • Front-end development with Angular for highly interactive sites
  • Javascript, JQuery, HTML, CSS, and some PHP for Wordpress sites

Web Developer in training

2014

Dev Bootcamp - Chicago, IL

  • Focusing on full-stack development with Ruby on Rails, 9-week intensive course

Medical Programs Manager

2012 - 2014

Kaplan Test Prep - Chicago, IL

  • Managing department of 50+ employees
  • Developed system to evaluate the effectiveness of Kaplan’s course to predict performance on the USMLE exam
  • Working with MD faculty and staff to update practice test content
  • Running regular marketing events to bring in new leads and build relationships with current students

Designated School Official

2010 - 2012

Kaplan Test Prep - Chicago, IL

  • Maintained SEVIS (Student and Exchange Visitor Information System) records for students on student visas

Education

Indiana University

2007 - 2009

Bloomington, IN - Master of Music, Bass Performance

Northwestern University

2003 - 2007

Evanston, IL - Bachelor of Music, Bass Performance