After corporate and freelance coding I moved to product owner work. I missed coding and want back in, so I completed a 1+ year self-study.
Goal: build deep coding skills, backend or full-stack, in a team environment.


  • Python
  • Flask
  • VueJS
  • Linux Ubuntu
  • MongoDB
  • Django
  • Celery
  • APIs
  • Ansible
  • git
  • Splunk
  • Deep Learning
  • PostgreSQL
  • JIRA
  • Nginx/Gunicorn
  • AWS


North Carolina State University - Continuing Ed

Courses included: Data​ ​Structures​ & ​Algorithms, Computer Networks, Technology Entrepreneurship, Change Management for Engineers

University of Virginia - BS Electrical Engineering

Concentration in Digital Systems, included CS courses: Software Dev Methods, Computer Architecture, Computer Organization & Design, Software Engineering


Software​ ​Developer

Self-Study with Certificates

Feb 2017 - Present

Studied for 1+ year web dev frameworks and built personal projects

Jobposts + Tasks

Personal Project


  • Built jobpost data aggregation tool in Python, Django framework with PostgreSQL backend, and Celery
  • Created task management dashboard to track batch and manual tasks
  • Wrote provisioning logic for jobpost tool with Ansible and deployed on AWS

Personal Project


  • Built movie search app in Python, Flask, Nginx/Gunicorn, MongoDB, VueJS, Ansible -
  • Added VueJS frontend to let user filter their watchlist by availability
  • Architected data aggregation logic with weekly batch job and API sources

Technical Project​ ​Manager​

​Johns​ ​Hopkins​ ​Medicine

Mar 2015 - Sep 2016

  • Maintained test environments for integration
  • Coordinate​d production install ​across​ teams (VM, Desktop, Cloud, Network Security, LDAP, SSO, devs)
  • Troubleshot vendor builds and production go-live
  • Integrated 3 new enterprise systems to support Electronic Medical Records

Product Owner + Devops


Jun 2013 - Dec 2015

  • Automated all test env upgrades with bash script
  • Wrote SQL queries for weekly metrics
  • Planned out Splunk log monitoring, JIRA workflow, and release process

System Engineer Contractor

Vitus Animal Health, Inc

Apr 2014 - Jul 2015

  • Designed architecture to retrieve, store, and display veterinary medical images
  • Deployed and configured the backend dcm4chee open source framework

Product Owner + Devops

Johns​ ​Hopkins​ ​Medicine

Aug 2011 - June 2013

  • Configured and launched web app to store and transfer medical images
  • Maintained production and test environments with sysadmin and dev
  • Analysis of app log files for troubleshooting
  • Responsible for vendor assessment, release planning, feature roadmap, workflow enhancements

Web Developer


Nov 2010 - Aug 2011

  • Built e-commerce sites (PrestaShop CMS), and static marketing sites (Drupal, custom)
  • Coded Google map integration into custom PHP site for food delivery startup



Feb 2006 - Nov 2010

  • Lead functional designer for 2010 Census mobile app deployed to 120,000 devices
  • Liaison between dev team and customer for feature enhancements
  • Ran team for functional app testing
  • Architected mobile solution for nurses, authored strategy reports for mobile devices

Software Developer


Jan 2005 - Feb 2006

  • Coded business logic and front-end of native Windows smartphone app in C#
  • Integrated with custom data-access layer using Sybase database
  • Wrote mapping API doc and integrated app with embedded mapping

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