Full-time remote software developer and consultant specializing in Java-based enterprise web applications. With 10+ years’ industry experience and a proven track record of delivering value to clients and customers, I am eager to get to work for you or your company.

Remote worker based in Austin, TX


Backend 90%
Database 85%
DevOps 80%
Automated Testing 85%
Frontend 75%
Communication 95%
Gumption 95%

Memberships and Certifications





Professional Timeline

International Trip Planning Services

Senior Engineer / Project Lead

Full-Time: May 2010 – Sep 2013
Part-Time: Sep 2013 – Present

Primary developer for enterprise Java application used by trip planning agency.


  • Feature development
  • Bug fixing
  • Code reviews
  • Writing unit and integration tests
  • Application roadmapping
  • Feature planning and prioritization

Major Accomplishments

  • Robust “requesting” framework for automating permitting and customs requirements
    for international flights
    • Dramatically reduced man-hours required by operations staff involved in permitting operations
  • Implementation of REST API used by custom iPad application
  • Increasing test coverage from 0 lines to 17,000 (60%)
  • Migration of application from JBoss AS6 to Wildfly 8
    • Seam 2.2 to 2.3, Hibernate 3 to 4, RichFaces 3 to 4

Phennecs, LLC (Salesforce)

Senior Java Developer

Feb 2022 – Jul 2022

Implemented features and fixes for a big-data Java application tasked with backing up and restoring large amounts of customer data from Salesforce, using the Salesforce API.


  • Backend development of Spring Boot applications in resource-constrained environments
  • Unit and integration testing
  • Provided high-level architectural guidance
  • Code quality improvements

Major Accomplishments

  • Implemented “restore” portion of application which allows for users to restore their Salesforce data to a particular point in time from their backup history.
  • Designed and implemented a “task” framework for the application which allows for it to be terminated (deliberately or from an unexpected error) during long-running backups and resume execution, allowing for more much quicker and easier responses to customer upgrades and issues.


Senior Java / Spring Boot Developer

Sep 2020 – Jan 2022

Developed features and fixes for an online gaming tournament platform. Backend comprised mostly of microservices written in Spring Boot and hosted in AWS. Made heavy use of other AWS services like API Gateway, Cognito, SNS, SQS, and Lambda.


  • Backend development of Spring Boot microservices in AWS communicating through REST APIs
  • Participation in high-level architecture discussions
  • Unit and integration testing

Major Accomplishments

  • Implemented payment processing through Stripe, allowing tournament organizers to monetize their events.
  • Integrated tournament platform with AWS Cognito for user management and login.

Anthem, Inc

Java Architect / Solution Lead

May 2020 – Sep 2020

Provided high level architectural guidance for features related to a Java-based web application used to search for medical providers. Communicated across scrum teams to scope and prioritize issues and manage performance testing


  • Provided solutions for scrum teams to implement with high level guidance
    • Required scoping, sizing, and time/complexity estimations
  • Compiling and managing testing data used for performance testing during bi-weekly releases

Major Accomplishments

  • Worked with external teams to implement an asynchronous reporting mechanism utilizing their exposed REST API
    • Communicated with external team to compile requirements and bridge gap with developers
  • Deep dive into implementation of Apache Solr in Java-based search application to identify areas for improvement and ideas for enhancement
    • Targeted indexing
    • Data configuration 


Senior Software Engineer

Sep 2018 – May 2020

Developed and maintained a suite of internal web applications to support Priceline’s hotel booking and airfare shopping systems.


  • Feature development
  • Bug fixing
  • Code reviews
  • Responding to and diagnosing system outages

Major Accomplishments

  • Brought several web applications from 0% test coverage to 60%+
  • Project lead on greenfield Spring Boot application querying several different REST and SOAP APIs containing airfare itinerary and pricing information
    • Extensive use of multithreading to achieve necessary throughput of searches and
      storing of results


Software Engineer IV

Dec 2017 – Aug 2018

Senior technical resource for a team of engineers developing and maintaining customer-facing web application.


  • Feature development
  • Bug fixing
  • Code reviews
  • Mentoring junior developers
  • Writing unit and integration tests

Major Accomplishments

  • Architected and developed new REST endpoint for application, including database
    models, remote objects, and business logic to consume and transmit information


Software Engineer II

Apr 2016 – Nov 2017

Member of five-person team developing for ancillary application used by Apptio customers to procure data into Apptio’s flagship application.


  • Feature development
  • Bug fixing
  • Code reviews
  • Writing unit and integration tests
  • Application support and interacting with customers to diagnose issues

Major Accomplishments

  • Implemented customer authentication with Amazon Web Services (AWS) via role
    delegation/assumption, in keeping with suggested best practices and supplanting
    existing method of requiring users to provide access/secret keys
    • Provided clear, concise documentation to customers for configuring their AWS
      accounts to allow for role delegation/assumption
  • Architected and wrote several “connectors” to seamlessly pull customers’ AWS billing
    data and cloud instance usage into Apptio’s flagship application for analysis
    • Immediate benefit to customers seeking greater insight into their cloud-based
      operations and how it fits into their larger business strategy
    • Required architectural design discussions and cross-team coordination


Site Reliability Engineer

Oct 2014 – Apr 2016

Member of four-person “Site Reliability” team tasked with developing solutions related to instance access and uptime


  • Application development of internal tools
  • Infrastructure management

Major Accomplishments

  • End-to-end development of LDAP-integrated security application guarding access to customer instances
    • Reversed-engineered existing orphaned, undocumented application
    • Benefited company by providing robust tools for auditing which employees had access to customer instances, and when
  • End-to-end development of Dropwizard application to aggregate availability metrics for customer instances
    • Integration with Pindgom, JIRA, and internal APIs
    • Used by operations staff to pinpoint and diagnose customer outages and calculate impact on SLA
    • Provided charts and summaries for VP-level executives surfacing trends and
      highlighting problematic customers/instances for targeting
    • Required frequent cross-team collaboration with support and operations to
      determine which data were important and how to classify them


Engineering Services

Sep 2013 – Oct 2014

Member of four-person Engineering Services team tasked with developing and maintaining engineering infrastructure


  • Maintenance of VCS (Git, Mercurial), build pipeline (Sonatype Nexus, TeamCity)
  • Development/support, automated testing, QA for internal deployment tool


Rice University (May 2010)

B.S. Electrical Engineering


Private Pilot (Instrument-rated)