Aug 2019 to Present.
Managed a team of two interns. I provided technical and project guidance, answered questions, and connected them to stakeholders to build the right thing
Gradually rebuilt the internal admin site from a single page app to a Rails app. The new site immediately improved developer and admin productivity
Added introspectability, idempotency, and resiliency to our weekly bank deposits to merchants; added the option to have daily deposits
Updated a Haskell microservice to run more than once a day
Jan 2016 to June 2019.
Integrated the application with a large online retailer; this project aged well and grew to become a large part of the business
Relayed messages between several chat platforms to allow for customers to chat with sales associates, support staff, and the professional matched to their booking
Upgraded the large primary Rails 3.2 monolith application to Rails 4.0, along with other various incompatible libraries, in two months
Wrote internal tools that each gained widespread adoption—one simplified making secure HTTP requests, a second prevented common errors around our feature flippers, and another simplified setting configuration
Built the ability to pair a booking to a professional, and to easily add new heuristics for finding the best professionals for a given job
Aug 2014 to Aug 2015.
May 2012 to Aug 2012.
Reworked the build process in order that unmodified files would not be recompiled to save developer and deployment time
Built an asset precompiler for fingerprinting, compressing, and compiling assets for improved site performance
Oct 2012 to Aug 2014.
Wrote a self-assessment application using Ruby on Rails for medical students to assess their strengths in the context of the healthcare field
Collaborated with a designer to create a responsive WordPress theme and customizable widgets for JeffDeGraff.com using PHP and Twitter Bootstrap
Migrated self-hosted email, DNS, and web applications from a dedicated server to decrease costs and improve reliability