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Resume

Overview

I am a full-stack web developer and software engineer with significant experience in developing fast and efficient backends, integrating with existing systems, and creating stylish  and accessible frontends.  My strengths include managing and working with project teams to understand and deliver client expectations.

 

Experience

Owner – KP Software Solutions LLC – Dec. 2014 to Present

  • Design, plan, develop and scale software solutions for growing businesses across many industries
  • Work directly with clients to assess, understand and deliver functional requirements
  • Audit, establish and improve software development processes for existing businesses
  • Build and manage international teams of developers and designers

 

Senior Developer – Maui New York LLC – Apr. 2013 to Dec. 2014

  • Designed and developed Gemgento, a Rails e-commerce Engine that is an adapter between a Rails frontend and Magento backend, which included HTML views and a RESTful JSON API
  • Implemented Gemgento-based e-commerce and other web solutions for clients, including Beyonce, Victoria Beckham, Just Cavalli, Carson Street Clothiers, Oliver Peoples, Blind Barber, and more
  • Mentored and managed development team
  • Developed RailsScript, a popular CoffeeScript framework designed around Rails

 

Contract Web Developer – Self Employed – Jan. 2008 to Apr. 2013

  • Managed my own freelance software development business that focused on the design, programming, implementation and maintenance of web-based business solutions. This business required me to work closely with clients to determine their requirements; design, develop and test appropriate solutions, and ensure delivery of secure, quality projects on time and within budget. Where necessary, I selected and managed local and overseas subcontractors on the development of less-critical modules.
  • Projects includes StyleQ, fuel sales software, and marketing leads management

 

Education

  • The University of Scranton
    • Master of Science in Software Engineering (May 2012)
    • Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems (December 2009)

 

Technical Skills

  • Languages: Ruby, PHP, JavaScript, Java, C, C++, C#, CSS, HTML
  • Database Managed Systems: MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite, Aurora, MongoDB
  • Frameworks/Libraries: Rails, Android, iOS, Ionic, AngularJS, Backbone, Bootstrap, Foundation, CoffeeScript, WordPress, Joomla
  • Software: Amazon Web Services, Apache, Nginx, Linux Server OS’s, Passenger, Puma, Unicorn, RubyMine, PhpStorm, Eclipse, Netbeans, Xcode