Software Engineering Manager, Meetup July 2018 - Apr 2020
- ↣ Managed a team of 12 people to deliver a new homepage experience in a highly complex cloud ecosystem.
- ↣ Drove adoption of modern agile and DevOps practices throughout the engineering organization, culminating in a new skills based promotion matrix; given "Change the Company" award.
- ↣ Helped the company migrate towards Function-as-a-Service architecture, resulting in 90% reduction in after-hours outages for teams which adopted.
Software Engineering Manager, Pivotal Labs December 2017 - June 2018
- ↣ Managed career of engineers at Pivotal as they worked across several high-profile projects
- ↣ Lead projects across multiple teams enabling clients to deliver high-quality software more quickly.
- ↣ Developed innovative practices for cloud and micro-services based, React front end applications.
Board Member, Write/Speak/Code Dec 2018 - Nov 2019
- ↣ Write/Speak/Code - Global Conference Content Chair
- ↣ Write/Speak/Code - New York Meetup Co-Organizer, Conference Talk Selection Committee
- ↣ Global Diversity CFP Day - New York Co-Organizer, Workshop Facilitator
Senior Software Engineer, Pivotal Labs October 2015 - November 2017
- ↣ Led balanced product development teams and multi-team efforts to deliver high impact software for Fortune 100 clients.
- ↣ Enabled developers and stakeholders in evidence-driven, value-first agile software development.
- ↣ Designed and implemented sustainable cloud based applications and platforms.
Services Engineer, Tumblr November 2014 - August 2015
- ↣ Contributed to ongoing development of Colossus, a high-performance Scala micro-services framework.
- ↣ Created a proxy server designed to run in Amazon EC2 cloud services which reduced S3 transfers and lowered monthly transfer costs by $500,000.
- ↣ Developed a solution for real-time updates using the Tumblr firehose, generating over 1 million Redis increments a second.
Scala Developer, Placeable October 2013 - November 2014
- ↣ Created a system for generic data manipulation and export in a Play 2.2 based service, with distribution to services such as Google, Yelp, and Factual.
- ↣ Developed and implemented a migration path from multiple Play instances to a clustered Akka actor system, using Mongo capped collections as an event bus.
- ↣ Wrote documentation of API for internal and external use in preparation for enabling third-party applications.
Software Engineer, ClickFox Aug 2011 - Aug 2013
- ↣ Developed and maintained industry-leading cross-channel business analysis tools in Java using distributed GreenPlum databases and GridGain compute grids.
- ↣ Drove adoption of modern tools and practices, including best practices of Mercurial source control and Maven build tool, and integration of Jenkins build server with Redmine issue tracking.
- ↣ Championed usage of agile methodologies; introduced a two-week sprint and test driven development.
Java Engineer, Innoprise Aug 2010 - May 2011
- ↣ Lead developer on a time-card entry system presented in the Eclipse Rich Application Platform, hosted using GlassFish OSGI, to integrate with the Innoprise enterprise resource planning tools.
Lead Software Quality Assurance / Software Developer, The Regis Company Mar 2009 - Aug 2011
- ↣ Developed and implemented test plans for e-learning software. Testing involved creating test scripts on GUI intensive applications, and exploratory testing in identified problem areas.
- ↣ Added Section 508 Accessibility compliance to a SCORM framework in ActionScript 3.
- ↣ Created tools to quickly visualize XML configuration files using Java 6.
EDUCATIONBachelor of Science, Computer Science
Metropolitan State University of Denver, Denver CO, 2010
- ↣ QCon - Inside Job, June 2019
- ↣ Fullstack Academy Manager Panel - Panelist, May 2019
- ↣ Women Who Code Connect - Micro and Mono, Mar 2019
- ↣ Global Diversity CFP Day - Workshop Facilitator, Mar 2019
- ↣ Global Diversity CFP Day - Workshop Facilitator, Jan 2018
- ↣ Spring One Conference - Solid In The Wild, Dec 2017
- ↣ Write Speak Code - Workshop facilitator, Nov 2017
- ↣ Pivotal Tech Talk Tuesdays - Introduction to Reactive Streams, Jun 2017
- ↣ She Says Horror Stories 2 - Panelist, Oct 2016
- ↣ CODE Debugging the Gender Gap Screening - Panelist, May 2016
- ↣ Being Your Authentic Self - Interview, Built To Adapt
- ↣ Asking for Gender in Applications - Article, Built To Adapt
- ↣ Interview - From the Source Podcast
- ↣ Interview - StemOnFire Podcast
GROUPS AND ACTIVITIES
- ↣ Codebar.io - Coach
- ↣ Interests: Clothing design, French cooking and baking.