Summary


Work History

Sofware Engineer Nest / Google

July 2014 - Present

Partner Technology Manager BufferBox / Google

May 2013 - July 2014

Web Developer BufferBox / Google

July 2012 - May 2013

Business Development Associate Xtreme Labs (acquired by Pivotal Labs)

September 2011 – December 2011

Agile Engineer Xtreme Labs (acquired by Pivotal Labs)

January 2011 – May 2011

Agile Engineer Pivotal Labs

May 2010 – September 2010

Settlements Support Intern IESO

September 2009 – December 2009

Market Entry Intern IESO

January 2009 – May 2009


Education

Bachelor of Applied Science, Honours Electrical Engineering, University of Waterloo

Specializations: Software Development, Artificial Intelligence, Communications & Network Security, Cryptography

Fourth Year Design Project Unlockly

  • Built a Wi-Fi connected smart lock that could be used from any internet connected device
  • State changes (open/close or lock/unlocked) pushed to cloud, then to user (SMS/email)
  • Awarded Velocity Demo Day Peoples' Choice $1000 Award
  • Stack summary:
    • Front End: Bootstrap, LESS, Async JavaScript
    • Back End: Ruby on Rails, Node.js, MongoDB, Redis, WebSockets
    • Web Services: Heroku, AWS EC2, Mailgun, Twilio, MongoHQ, Redis to Go
    • Hardware: Arduino, Wi-Fi shield

Personal Projects

CampusMeme

  • Site allowed users to upload and share memes related to collegiate life
  • Scaled to handle 10k+ uniques in a month at site's peak
  • Stack summary:
    • Front End: Custom HTML5/SCSS, Async JavaScript
    • Back End: Ruby on Rails, PostgreSQL, AWS S3
    • Web Services: Heroku, Mailgun, New Relic

MyTeam2014

  • Built to allow users to build roster projections for the 2014 Olympic Ice Hockey event
  • Tight integration with Facebook's platform APIs (authentication, sharing, etc)
  • Scraped NHL.com for player information, images and stats
  • Stack summary:
    • Front End: Bootstrap, LESS
    • Back End: Ruby on Rails, MongoDB
    • Web Services: Heroku, AWS EC2, Mailgun, MongoHQ, New Relic