Resume

Education

  • September 2012 - August 2016

    Dalhousie University

    Bachelor of Computer Science with honours and co-op

    First Class Honours (GPA: 4.18)

Skills

  • LanguagesJava, JavaScript, Golang, Ruby, Python.

  • Backend FrameworksSpring, Express, Ruby on Rails, Django.

  • Frontend FrameworksReact, Angular, jQuery.

  • WebHTML, CSS, SCSS.

  • DatabasesPostgreSQL, DynamoDB, Redis.

  • TechnologiesNginx, Node.js, AWS, Ansible, Docker.

  • ToolsGit, Teamcity, JIRA, IntelliJ, VS Code.

Work Experience

  • August 2016 - Present

    Platform Engineer BiblioCommons - Toronto, Ontario

    • Worked in multiple stacks, including Java/Spring, Ruby/Rails, and Node.js/Express.
    • Developed new microservices, RESTful APIs, and API integrations.
    • Worked closely with designers to create beautiful UIs with React, Redux, ES6, and SCSS.
    • Dockerized and migrated legacy applications to AWS (S3, EC2, SQS, Lambda, DynamoDB, ECR, and ECS).
    • Optimized database queries and improved Java backend performance.
    • Increased platform observability by leveraging Prometheus, New Relic, and Sumo Logic.
    • Automated release and testing tasks with Golang and Python scripts.
    • Created CI/CD pipelines with Teamcity and Ansible.
    • Mentored junior engineers and co-op students.
  • May 2014 - August 2016

    Web Developer SimplyCast Interactive Marketing - Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

    • Developed LAMP stack web applications (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP).
    • Created distributed chat application with Node.js, Redis, and AngularJS.
    • Implemented integrations with third-party APIs.
    • Developed and documented public-facing REST APIs.
    • Worked full-time during co-op work terms and part-time during academic terms.
  • September 2015 - August 2016

    Teaching Assistant Dalhousie CS Learning Centre - Halifax, Nova Scotia

    • Assisted students with computer science course work.
    • Explained core algorithm concepts and helped students debug their code.
    • Tutored students individually and in small groups.