Job Experience

Site Reliability Engineer Team Lead at Bamboo Health (formally Appriss)

2018 — Present
  • Spearheaded project with 3 other developers to help our growing needs.
  • Instituted monitoring and an on call system for mission critical applications.
  • gained further knowledge with rails stack and have become very experienced with AWS.
  • Lead SRE team focusing on performance and critical bug fixes.

Software Developer at Appriss for PMP AwaRxe

December 2016 — 2018
  • Part of Agile software development team
  • experience with ruby, rails, postgresql, javascript
  • gained experience with AWS.

Software Developer at Appriss for

August 2015 — December 2016
  • Started on team (sold to lexis nexus)
  • Responsible for bugfixes and rails upgrades.
  • added captcha to checkout to cutdown on adverse traffic.
  • practiced gitflow and working with a large team.

Web Developer at Suran Systems

Febuary 2013 — Present
  • Full Stack Developer, mainly using Ruby on Rails.
  • Upgraded multiple Rails 2.1 apps to Rails 3 then Rails 4 including our main app (~20k LOC).
  • Unique opportunity of using a single rails app to interface with hundreds of separate postgresql databases.
  • Rebuilt a legacy Rails app used for desktop activation for 10x performance gains.
  • Built a high-traffic API in Sinatra used for provisioning for our mobile applications on both iOS and Android.
  • Built a calendar widget using the javascript framework fullcalendar, powered by JSON from Rails.
  • Currently leveraging both Redis and Memcached for performance.
  • Have set up both Mac and Linux servers for deployment with Nginx, Passenger or Puma.
  • Using Rspec for testing and working towards complete Test Driven Development.
  • Using Agile practices (standups, sprints, retrospectives) and Atlassian products (Jira, Confluenece).

Software Test Engineer at Lexmark Inc.

June 2012 — November 2012
  • Worked on a team to develop, maintain, and test printing performance of various laser printers.
  • Worked with existing code in Perl, PHP, and telnet to control timing sensors and log data.
  • Created a Ruby script to help automate ISO log creation process.

Assistant Network Administrator at Galen College

Summers 2008 — 2011
  • Helped set up and maintain 250+ Dell Workstations and 5 servers.
  • I.T. Support: worked for corporate, faculty, and students to solve common computer problems.


Dual Major at the University of Kentucky Graduated May, 2012
  • Majored in Computer Engineering and Computer Science.
  • Minor in Mathematics.
  • Completed the Honors Track.