Technical skills

Day-to-Day Comfort

  • Python

  • Django / Flask

  • RESTful API

  • HTML5 / CSS3

  • Version Control (GIT and Mercurial)

  • HTTPS, WSS, TCP, SSL

  • GraphQL

  • Matlab

  • Orcaflex

  • Microsoft Excel

  • MySQL, CouchDB, MongoDB

  • Bootstrap

  • Linux

Experience with

  • Java / JavaScript

  • AJAX

  • Angular

  • C / C#

  • Photoshop

  • R / R Studio

  • Filmora


Work Experience

APPLICATION ENGINEER

Solarflare Communications | San Diego | May 2017 - Present

Designed and developed a Python middleware that connected to GraphQL and CouchDB APIs via HTTPS and WSS, and ICP connection to an Ethernet card controller written in C using the Twisted framework. Managed a web user interface team in Poland to make sure functional and user requirements were achieved.

 

PYTHON DEVELOPER

Team Treehouse | Online | July 2016 - May 2017

Designed and programmed RESTful API web services for a to-do list using Flask and an online dog adoption center using Django; both back-ends were hooked up to a front-end built in Angular. Built a social network similar to Twitter using Flask focusing on user registration and authentication, password hashing, form validation and joining database tables. Improved a mineral catalog project written in Django by debugging errors in models, templates, views and urls; also implemented custom search and filtering capabilities.

 

FREELANCER

Weber's Web Design | Encinitas, CA | August 2014 - Present

Taught and demonstrated Python programming concepts and skills through tutoring students for their college courses or side projects. Implemented custom website solutions using Django for various clients in the insurance and oil industries; focused on user accounts, authentication, automation, search capabilities and interactivity. Created and back tested trading algorithms written in Python using Quantopian’s API.

 

Project Engineer

GMC Inc. | Houston, TX | August 2014 - August 2016

Created innovative solutions to complex offshore engineering problems through modeling, simulation and data analytics. Articulated results and recommendations to senior management and clientele, while managing project schedules and budgets up to USD $2MM. Slashed analysis computation time by 50% by implementing automated processes using Python, resulting in increased profit margins and efficiency.

 

Owner

Weber's Tutoring Services | Houston, TX | August 2014 - August 2016

Strengthened my student's knowledge and confidence in their subjects of study by introducing easier methods to solve their assigned problems. My students ranged in grade levels from middle school to college primarily focusing on mathematics, science, test prep and programming. 

 

Graduate Assistant

Florida Atlantic University | Boca Raton, FL | November 2011 - July 2014

Led the materials and structures department where my team and I successfully designed, fabricated, and operated a biomimetic unmanned underwater vehicle. Established close relationships with engineering faculty to better understand the underwater vehicle's system requirements to reach a feasible solution. Developed software programs written in C with OpenCV for vision control on a Linux operating system. Performed engineering calculations and data analysis extensively in Excel and Matlab.

 

ENGINEERING INTERN

NAVSEA Carderock Division | West Bethesda, MD | May 2013 - July 2013

Delivered an upgraded design for a mine countermeasures vessel through group research and collaboration with the Center for Innovation in Ship Design. Successfully presented our findings to the Commanding Officer and Carderock community.


Education

Python Web Development

Teamtreehouse | Online | May 2017

 

Master of Science in Ocean Engineering

Florida Atlantic University | Boca Raton, FL | August 2014

 

Bachelor of Science in Ocean Engineering

Florida Atlantic University | Boca Raton, FL | May 2013


CompTIA Linux+ Powered by LPI (LX0-103 & LX0-104)

March 2017

 

CompTIA Security+ (SY0-401)

Anticipated Completion August 2019

Certifications


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