I am obsessed with two things: coffee and the web. Luckily, being a Front End Engineer means I get my fill of both every single day- whether through building new applications, developing tools at work, or sharing my experiences at Mongo, the UN and even Google. No amount of time is ever enough to do everything I want. So I have to stay moving by writing guides, building cool apps, teaching fledgling developers the voodoo magic of the web and most importantly... Drinking coffee...
Created REST API endpoints using Node.js and Express. Built web based, Cordova as well as Native applications to consume APIs. Created training programs for new and existing developers for new technologies and best practices in the company.
Organizer of the New Haven branch of Google Developer Groups (GDG). Hosted and organized events for developers with an interest in Google's developer technology; including Android, Chrome and Maps APIs.
Actively participate in Google’s Product Help Forums. Work with the Mobile team of Google Consumer Operations branch while addressing consumer questions, providing support for Google’s various mobile products and services, and reporting/escalating bugs with the Android platform, Nexus devices, and some Google services available on Android.
Responsible for development and rewriting of the Kricket application, developing the database relational model as well as REST API endpoints for the database. Created native application for both iOS, as well as Android. Created custom solutions for client side rendering of geodata.
Assist in hosting weekly developer meet-ups/hack nights. Provide support and tutoring for software development to new developers. Assist in the formal training of apprentice software developers, via the Apprentice 100 program, in Full Stack development in an Agile environment.
Attended to the customer and develop customer trust and loyalty not only through sales, but also by solving their problems, attending to their needs, and treating them with utmost respect. Consistently made goals for measured metrics, as well as receiving recognition in the market for some metrics. Stayed knowledgeable and up-to-date with all products and services in order to assist customers in finding a perfect solution.
Organized training cycles with effective workouts, provided coaching and support, and taught swimmers valuable skills to practice both inside, and outside of the water; while also developing my own knowledge of coaching and the sport. Also managed a well balanced coaching staff, with focuses in communication and teaching amongst each other. Opened up new lines of effective communication with parents and administrative heads. Set up activities such as team spirit nights, and events with Olympic Athletes.
Used basic knowledge and skills obtained through education and on-the-job training to assist MIS (IT) team. Responsibilities include troubleshooting, software roll out, system maintenance, and assisting with transitions to new technologies used within our institution.