Summary

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

Experience
10/18 to Present
Software Engineer
DivvyDOSE · 
Chicago, IL

  • Building major features and third-party integrations into Flask pharmacy application, including automated credit card processing and automating insurance refill attempts
  • Updating existing MVP to enhance performance of complex SQL queries as customers increase and datasets grow larger
  • Improving unit test coverage for application
  • Leading transition from running feature tests through third-party software to integrating feature tests into Python test suite.

5/16 to 10/18
Software Engineer
Leapfrog Online · 
Evanston, IL

  • Developed and maintained company's primary platform and a real-time lead monitoring tool (both Rails-based)
  • Built and iterated on Python and/or Django-based microservices to integrate with main platform
  • Spearheaded effort to monitor application crashes more effectively with Sentry
  • 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

  • 16-week program teaching web development fundamentals

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

Skills
Languages Python, Ruby, JavaScript
Web Frameworks Django, Flask, Rails, Sinatra
Testing Rspec, Unittest / Mock, Capybara, Selenium Webdriver, Jasmine, Sinon, Chai, Pytest
Front End Development React/Redux, ES6, Angular, jQuery
Other Postgres, Redis, Docker, AWS, SQLAlchemy, DataGrip, Jenkins CI, Git/Github, Consul, Sentry
Education
2011
Loyola University Chicago
MA Women's Studies and Gender Studies
2009
Northwestern University
BA English Literature
Volunteering
1/17 to 2/17
Chicago Public Library · Co-instructor of 4-week Intro to Python course
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