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Self-motivated engineer and manager capable of starting large projects from scratch and scaling them across their lifecycle. Particularly interested in finding eloquent solutions to complex problems.
UC Berkeley | BS Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | 2002
Emphases: Solid State Design, Graphical User Interfaces, Physics
Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary | M.Div | 2011
Emphases: Ancient Greek and Hebrew, History, Theology, Philosophy, Ethics, Homiletics
Principal Software Engineer | ShareThis | 2011-Present Develop and design software libraries and frameworks for use in distributed web applications Design and implement the ShareThis real-time and batch analytics pipelines Research new technologies and methodologies to maximize (optimize) ShareThis systems Understand a broad base of technologies to advise and guide development teams Design and implement widgets which are used across 2 million websites Adjunct Faculty-Physics | Gordon College | 2008-2010 Teach 3-4 physics lab sections each semester. Maintain lab equipment, including necessary testing and minor repairs. Revise curriculum on an ongoing basis and help students understand physics principles. Software Systems Engineer | Symmetricom | 2010 Design and Implement an embedded Linux System that can run internal company software, Apache web server, and custom hardware drivers Design web-based python tools to boost collaboration Manage intranet using SharePoint and MediaWiki, including development of MediaWiki Extensions in PHP/mySQL Review and Recommend various tools for use within the engineering department, including training and the development of "buy-in" such as Joomla or Drupal Compassionate Products Coordinator | Here's Life Inner City | 2003-2008 Develop and maintain the technical office infrastructure and web presence using technologies that include but are not limited to: custom internal Web CMS, SharePoint, Drupal, MS Access, and TntMPD. Train volunteers/pastors on how to do outreach, volunteer development, church partnerships, and developmental programs. Raise funds (~$80,000/yr) and oversee the acquisition of products (i.e. 20,000 lbs of food for Thanksgiving) as well as the logistics of distribution Mentor college students User Interface Research Assistant | UC Berkeley | 2000 Worked on DENIM, an informal software tool for early stage web site and UI design using JAVA SAT / SAT II Instructor | IvyWest | 1997-2000 Tutored students both individually and in a class setting on how to take the Math portion of the SAT and the Physics or Math portions of the SAT II's (now known as SAT Subject tests). Handled company-parent relations.
Computer Technology: HTML, CSS, JS, and related frameworks Java, C, C++, C# Hadoop, Cassandra, Map-reduce, LAMP Python, Bash Git, Hudson, Mercurial, svn, cvs, Agile Open Source: Beggar, Notitia, MediaWiki Languages: English (fluent) Spanish (mostly fluent) Ancient and Koine Greek, Hebrew and Aramaic (readable) Latin, Portuguese, Italian, and French (mostly readable) Japanese (elementary) Hobbies: Reading Digital Art Coffee Coding and Playing Video Games Music - Singing/Trombone/Brass/Guitar/Bass/Percussion