With nearly two decades of experience in software development, Jeremy excels at a variety of challenges. Building software is more than simply delivering features; it’s also a powerful medium through which engineers partner with stakeholders to discover value and inform business decisions.
Jeremy has specialized in web development for over a decade, architecting a wide variety of applications: content management systems, e-commerce platforms, business workflow tools, native mobile applications, and APIs. He has the most experience in Ruby and the Rails framework as well as extensive business analysis skills from working with startups.
Education: Mary Washington College, Bachelor of Science, Computer Science and German, 2001
Platforms: Linux, Windows, OS X, Heroku, AWS, Android
Miscellaneous: jQuery, Git, Nginx, Apache, Docker, Capybara, Varnish, Android Studio, Eclipse, VS Code, Agile/Scrum, BDD, Requirements Gathering, Systems Analysis, User Interviewing, Technical Writing, fluent German
Founding Developer, Basket (December 2015 - present)
As a side project, worked with a criminal defense law firm to build and continue fleshing out a custom case management system. Worked iteratively to identify firm processes and automate whenever possible. Emphasis on data security and process flexibility.
Senior Software Engineer, Bold Penguin (March 2020 - present)
Performed mostly backend engineering for complex rule systems around insurance quoting. Focused on requirements analysis working heavily with business to identify risks and opportunities. Frequently collaborated with vendors to tackle bugs on both sides of their integrations with Bold Penguin. Took the lead in establishing and maintaining a collaborative team with other engineers, helping them identify business value and elevating technical concerns in ways that allow the business to understand and respond.
Software Engineer, Kazoo (April 2019 - March 2020)
Assisted the merging of two different platforms into one product, building single-sign-on services, moving API calls to GraphQL, and fleshing out the React-based user interface. Mentored junior developers extensively and contributed to process improvements.
Developer, CJP/IKON (June 2018 - March 2019)
Worked with a small team to build an innovative and unprecedented platform for community engagement and consensus building with very unclear requirements. Focused on quick sprints to build prototype features and validate requirements.
Senior Developer, Coshx Labs (April 2017 - June 2018)
Provided technical and managerial support for medium to large scale projects integrating across a variety of platforms. Focused on Android application development, Rails web applications, and APIs for mobile clients, working closely with stakeholders to define goals and discover opportunities for learning and growth. Projects included education and patient health applications.
Software Engineer, CustomInk (Aug 2014 - April 2017)
Founding Developer, Before the Banners (July 2014 - July 2015)
Collaborated with a construction industry insider on a platform for marketing and communications related to mid-size projects. Built from the ground up in a mobile-friendly Rails application on top of MongoDB and Heroku.
Vice President of Development, Jobaio (Nov 2013 - July 2014)
Led the agile development and launch of an innovative online marketplace for labor. Managed developers and designers to achieve goals on budget and on schedule. Brought senior management into the agile development process.
Owner and Lead Developer, 6th Density LLC (July 2010 - Nov 2013)
Consulted with clients on a number of projects, including the development of several large scale content management systems based on MongoDB as well as an independent film streaming service and other small to medium sized web applications.