Career Profile

Eleven years experience developing, maintaining and scaling software systems for revenue agencies, and founded townsourced.com.

Passionate about programming, and open source in particular. Interested in database technologies, and finding simple solutions to complex problems.

Experiences

Founder / DevOps

May 2016 - Present
Townsourced

Founded Townsourced.com. Built a fully working, horizontally scalable, and secure prototype featuring location based searches, unique aggregation functionality, and many other features.

Launched Townsourced to small local communities then gathered and implemented their feedback. Demoed Townsourced to the Minnesota Tech scene and investors.

Setup access analytics and server monitoring. Built a full source control system with continuous integration and automated unit testing.

More on Townsourced

Senior Technical Lead

July 2005 - April 2016
Fast Enterprises

Managed, monitored, and administered Fast Enterprises software for clients. Responsible for server management and maintenance. Integrated and tested system architecture software. Built many tools to monitor and alert on the environment's status and performance. Administered and maintained database backups, indexes and structures.

Projects

Townsourced - A locally moderated community bulletin board, built to help communities discover events, share, shop and sell locally.
Freehold - An open, secure, and lightweight platform where you can self-host your files and data in the cloud.
Ironsmith - Ironsmith is a simple, script-driven continuous integration (build - > test -> release) tool, with no external dependencies.
Bolthold - An embedded, fully ACID compliant NoSQL datastore for Go types. It includes a simple, chain-able query interface, a fast B+ tree data model, serializable transactions and lock-free MVCC using a single writer, and multiple readers.

Skills & Proficiency

Development

Go

.NET (VB / C#)

Javascript

Python

Java

Web Development

jQuery

CSS & LESS

Node

Javascript - ES6

Databases and Analytics

SQL & T-SQL

Microsoft SQL Server

PostgreSQL

RethinkDB

MongoDB

Operations

Linux

Windows Server

Docker

Google App Engine