Summary

Senior Software Engineer, for over 18 years, having specialized in professional web development and user interface design for companies such as Cisco Systems, Yahoo!, YP.com, EarthLink, and more.

Specialties

Languages and Skills: JavaScript, CSS, HTML, DOM, JSON, Python, Ruby, PHP, JSP, Java, jQuery, Bash, Adobe Photoshop, Web Development, Web Applications
Operating Systems: Linux, Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows

Education

Azusa Pacific University - Azusa, California
Received a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems in August of 2002.

Professional Experience

Cisco Systems - Pasadena, California
March 2014 - Present
Senior Software Engineer
  • Current contributor to Cisco Container Platform, based on Kubernetes, coding in Python and React.
  • I also worked on Cisco Metacloud, based on OpenStack, utilizing Python, JavaScript, and CSS. I also contributed to upsteam OpenStack Horizon.

Guidance Software - Pasadena, California
April 2013 - March 2014
Senior Software Engineer
  • Designed and implemented advanced object-oriented JavaScript controls for the eDiscovery Review web application.
  • Improved existing user-interface design and established coding best-practices.
  • Implemented performance optimizations and code rewrites to improve long-term user satisfaction.
YP.com - Glendale, California
May 2009 - April 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Implemented and maintained an advanced version of m.yp.com for all mobile browsers.
  • Applied custom, object-oriented JavaScript, CSS3 and HTML5 with an emphasis on performance, scalability, search engine optimization (SEO) and a positive user experience.
  • Contributed to Ruby backend code and assisted with key user-interface and architectural decisions.
  • Applied graceful degradation and progressive enhancement to support all mobile web browsers from iPhone and Android smartphones to low-end feature phones.
Yahoo! - Burbank, California
November 2007 - February 2009
Senior Front-End Developer
Contributed unobtrusive JavaScript to the Yahoo! APT project using the latest front-end techniques with a primary emphasis on code reusability and performance. Also assisted with front-end development for Yahoo! Search Marketing Desktop using Adobe Flex.
  • Applied an expert knowledge of JavaScript, HTML, DOM, and CSS to deliver advanced user interfaces and controls.
  • Worked with product groups to develop and enhance usability.
EarthLink - Pasadena, California
May 2000 - November 2007
Senior Front-End Developer
Utilized an expert knowledge of HTML, JavaScript, DOM and CSS to deliver cutting-edge user interfaces, modules and widgets. Contributed to start.earthlink.net and www.earthlink.net.
  • Contributed user interface design mockups and designs.
  • Trained and mentored teammates.
  • Worked with product groups to develop and enhance usability.
  • Led front-end projects to a timely and successful completion.

Personal Projects

  • Written in Java, my mod plugins, Gravestone and Prayer, may be used to enhance both gameplay and mechanics for the game Minecraft.
  • A multiple search-engine web-app optimized for iPhone, iPad and Android browsers.
  • A user-friendly, database-driven web-app which may be used to store notes, bookmarks and other online content.
  • A pocket reference site for the game Minecraft. Optimized for iPhone, iPad and Android browsers.
  • Performed graphical design and web site contract work for small businesses and working professionals.
  • Met one-on-one with clients in exploring the best possible options for their web presence.
  • Handled duties ranging from creative design to code implementation.