Professional Experience


Contractor → FTE SWE II → SWE III → SWE IV

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Nasdaq

Sep 2018 - Current
  • Promoted three times in four years, culminating in senior engineer.
  • Led team responsible for ETL pipeline to ingest, standardize, and transmit >1 billion trade messages per day per client.
  • Championed, designed, and implemented CI/CD pipeline and DevOps infrastructure for Python application suite, including linting, Puppet module, PyPI server, unit tests, documentation, and mentoring junior developers.
  • Migrated application from on-prem VMs to Kubernetes in EKS. Created Helm charts with auto-update triggers for internal dependencies, DataDog and Splunk alerting, and Terraform modules to deploy all AWS resources.
  • Reduced monthly AWS costs by 50% through strategies such as scaling down aggressively during off-hours and examining tradeoffs in managed services.
  • Prioritized creation and maintenance of documentation, encompassing architectural diagrams, runbooks, onboarding materials, budget forecasting, sprint retrospectives, and detailed post-mortems including RCA, debugging and recovery steps, and future process improvements.

Software Engineer I

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Northrop Grumman

Jun 2017 - Sep 2018
  • Created neural network to classify CDMA radio signals at negative SNRs. Awarded trade secret for work, which was presented in internal symposium.

Applications Engineering Intern

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Seagate Technology

Jan 2016 - Dec 2016
  • Decreased high-profile customer's HDD qualifications test time by 20%.