Summary

Full-stack Ruby and Python developer looking for high quality products to develop and interesting problems to solve. 

Skills
Languages Python, Ruby, JavaScript
Web Frameworks Django, Rails, Sinatra
Testing Rspec, Unittest / Mock, Capybara, Selenium Webdriver, Jasmine, Sinon, Chai
Front End Development React/Redux, ES6, Angular, jQuery, HTML5, CSS
Other Redis, Postgres, Jenkins CI, Git/Github, Consul, Nagios, Graphite, Grafana, Sentry
Experience
7/18 to Present
Software Engineer
Leapfrog Online · 
Evanston, IL

  • Developing and maintaining company's primary platform (Rails-based)
  • Building and iterating on Python and/or Django-based microservices to integrate with our platform
  • Assisting with team story writing and sprint planning
  • Spearheading effort to monitor application crashes more effectively with Sentry

5/16 to 7/18
Associate Software Engineer
Leapfrog Online · 
Evanston, IL

  • Helped develop a complex Rails/React app for real-time lead monitoring that has become an integral tool for our marketing team
  • Maintained several legacy applications and services
  • Built integrations with Facebook ads and several Google-owned advertising services
  • Worked one-on-one with manager on strategy to enhance fair hiring practices
  • Led effort to redesign and improve onboarding process for new engineers

11/15 to 3/16
Student
Dev Bootcamp · 
Chicago, IL

  • 19-week intensive training program for aspiring web developers, specializing in Ruby, Rails, HTML5, CSS, TDD, Object Oriented Javascript, AJAX, jQuery, Git, Heroku, and Agile Development. 

1/13 to 8/14
Program Assistant
CharityWatch · 
Chicago, IL

  • Processed donations and maintained donor database
  • Managed communication with donors, charities, and state charitable registration departments
  • Wrote and edited feature articles for print and web publication focusing on financial misconduct in the nonprofit sector

Education
2011
Loyola University Chicago
MA Women's Studies and Gender Studies
2009
Northwestern University
BA English Literature
Volunteering
3/16 to 6/16
Girl Develop It · Teaching Assistant
4/10 to 5/11
Planned Parenthood of Illinois · Reproductive Health Assistant
9/11 to 12/11
Jane Addams Resource Corporation · Adult Education Tutor
Activities
PyCon 2017 · Attendee, Volunteer
Intro to Coding Course · Instructor

Co-taught a 4-week Python course for women at the Chicago Public Library in 2017.

Windy City Rails Conference 2016 · Attendee