A strong technical background with more than 10 years professional experience. Driven by core principles which focus on fundamentals, leadership, and innovation. I am a motivated leader that peruses bold concepts with pragmatic solutions.

Skills

Web Development

Advanced
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Javascript
  • React/Redux
  • Angular
  • GraphQL
  • Node.js

Java EE

Master
  • Spring
  • WebFlux
  • RPC
  • Quarkus.io
  • Servlet
  • Gradle

Architecture

Advanced
  • EIP
  • Microservices
  • DDD
  • TDD
  • Distributed Systems
  • OAuth 2.0

Infrastructure

Advanced
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
  • AWS
  • Rancher
  • Cloud Foundry
  • Hypervisors
  • Linux

Graphic Design

Advanced
  • Photoshop
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Photography
  • UX Design

Work Experience (4)

Solutions Engineer - Auto Portfolio Lead
Liberty Mutual Insurance
January 2020 - Current
https://libertymutual.com
  • modernization
  • distributed systems
  • break the monolith

Leading technical efforts for Liberty's personal lines auto insurance.

  • Led efforts to modernize Sales & Service software stack and deploy into cloud environment.

    - Significantly reduced operational costs.

    - Migrated to open source runtime while eliminating vendor locked software such as IBM and Oracle

    - Redesigned CI/CD pipeline resulting in high performing DORA metrics.

    - Standardized development experience for significant gains in developer productivity

  • Operationalized the use of AWS Elasticache across the organization.

    - Incorporated caching for several performance gains & cost savings.

    - Shifted workloads off more expensive data stores.

  • Supported business partners while delivering product changes to the auto portfolio including compliance, technical, and several other enhancements to meet business objectives.

  • Supported several departments in modernization of brownfield software include claims, service, and campaign management

Solutions Engineer - Telematics
Liberty Mutual Insurance
January 2017 - January 2020
https://libertymutual.com
  • CareByVolvo
  • Subaru TechSafety
  • InsureMyTesla

Liberty Mutual Insurance has embraced the next generation of vehicle telemetry to provide benefits & discounts to customers

  • CareByVolvo - Subscription based vehicle leases

    - Lead the architectural & technical design for CareByVolvo Insurance Product

  • Subaru TechSafety - Provide customer discounts based on vehicle safety equipment

    - Published REST/GraphQl APIs for data ingestion.

    - Integrated vehicle specification data into underwriting/pricing

  • InsureMyTesla - Bundled insurance with Tesla EVs

    - Built proof of concept EV insurance products

IT Analyst - Principal Software Engineer
Liberty Mutual Insurance
June 2012 - January 2017
  • dna
  • Subaru TechSafety
  • InsureMyTesla

Liberty Mutual Insurance, is an American diversified global insurer, and the second-largest property and casualty insurer in the United States.

  • High performing contributor to the Global Retail Markets US IT organization

  • Part of the cloud native initiative (DNA) which elevated Liberty Mutual's cloud native architecture capabilities

  • Enterprise Application development

  • Waterfall to Agile transformation

Tech Guy
Freelancing
January 2009 - Current

Freelance work in all computer science fields.

  • Mobile Application Development

  • Videography

  • Hosting

  • IT Technical Support

  • Internet of Things

Education (2)

Bachelor of Science
Game Design & Development
Rochester Institute of Technology
2009 - 2012
  • Software Development
  • Graphic Design
  • Computer Simulation
  • Human-computer Interaction
  • Sociology
Grade: 3.5 GPA
Associates
Animation and Graphic Game Design
New Hampshire Technical Institute
2007 - 2009
  • Animation
  • Grahics
  • Game Development
  • Software Development

Awards

IT Excellence Award
Liberty Mutual Insurance - GRM Products
2021

The Excellence Award is given to Technology team members who have distinguished themselves by improving the delivery of service in a way that sets Liberty Mutual apart from competitors; helping a business unit to grow profitably, improving the way the company does business, or producing a highly favorable outcome for an important business initiative.

Freshman Game Design Excellence Award
New Hampshire Technical Institute
2007

Awarded highest ranking freshman in game design program.

Interests

Electronics

  • HiFi Audio
  • Photography
  • Audio Engineering
  • Ham Radio Operator

Music

  • Guitarist
  • Pianist

Recreation

  • Fitness Training
  • Water Sports
  • Motorsports