About

(Note: Full resume available upon request or contact me via LinkedIn.)

Professional Experience

Manager – Software Engineering, MyVest Corporation (August 2012 – Present)

  • Managed and coached team of 4-7 engineers via 1-on-1s, performance reviews, and team meetings
  • Consistently delivered all 15+ projects on time, with teams of 4-9 people and deadlines ranging from 1-6 months
  • Led first AngularJS project, which has laid the groundwork for all future front-end projects, and has so far resulted in zero reported bugs
  • Currently leading complete front-end redesign, working with product management, UX designer, and UI architect
  • Introduced consistent and reproducible testing for QA using Zephyr, which replaced existing unreliable spreadsheet-based test tracking
  • Created first JIRA dashboard at MyVest, which has since been used for tracking and reporting all major releases, eventually leading to being given responsibility of all JIRA processes
  • Led sprint planning meetings, daily stand-ups, architecture reviews, and stakeholder demos

Senior Software Engineer, MyVest Corporation (May 2012 – August 2012)

  • Led project team of 4 people tasked with adding 3 new types of trust accounts
  • Designed services and front-end for executing bulk intra-day portfolio trades

Software Engineer, MuleSoft Inc. (February 2011 – May 2012)

  • Developed authentication, cost management, and billing services, for Mule iON, Mulesoft’s platform-as-a-service offering using Spring, JAX-RS, and MongoDB
  • Architected operations dashboard that shows overall system statistics and usage for Mule iON
  • Set up Jenkins CI, Sonar, and S3 workflow for automating deployments
  • Interviewed over 100 candidates for QA and Operations Engineer roles to grow the iON team

Associate Project Engineer, Union Pacific Railroad (January 2009 – August 2010)

  • Architected and developed service to automate production deployments into WebLogic, Tomcat, and JBoss, with over 90% test coverage
  • Developed internal tool to reduce our small team’s support ticket load from over 50 tickets per day to less than 12
  • Educated senior managers, developers, and offshore teams on notable features and advantages of new private cloud
  • Built and demonstrated pilot applications to guide developers on how to migrate into private cloud
  • Proposed and led project across multiple teams for consolidating all administration tools into a single LifeRay portal
  • Deployed enterprise applications into a clustered and load-balanced envrionment
  • Managed offshore development team

Programming Intern, Hannon Hill Corporation (May 2008 – August 2008)

  • Developed UI enhancements using PHP5 and Symfony for an on-demand web marketing automation suite, Prospect Insight, which gives prospective clients a score based on projected ROI

Head Teaching Assistant, Georgia Tech (August 2006 – December 2008)

  • Managed other TAs, headed weekly meetings and taught students coding concepts in C, Assembly, and Jython

Intel Opportunity Research Scholar, Georgia Tech (January 2006 – May 2008)

  • Developed actor scripts used to measure the ability of robots to recognize different types of human relationships

Technical Skills

  • Languages: Java, HTML5, CSS, SQL, JavaScript
  • Libraries & Frameworks: AngularJS, Jasmine, Junit, Mockito, Spring, JAX-RS, JPA, MongoDB, Tomcat
  • Tools: Git, JIRA, Trello, InvisionApp, Balsamiq, IntelliJ, Eclipse, Maven, ANT, Jenkins

Activities

  • 2009-2010: Chair of Leadership Symposium, a weekly group to discuss IT leadership and management topics
  • 2005-2008: Created specialized recruitment program which yielded 90% acceptance rate for women in College of Computing
  • 2007: Co-founded Start to Finish, a high school mentoring program to help increase graduation rates

Awards & Honors

  • 2013: MyVest Hackathon – Wow Me Award & Peoples’ Choice Award Winner
  • 2010: CIO Innovation Award for allowing developers to manage their own hosting environment
  • 2008: College of Computing Outstanding Undergraduate Award, CRA Outstanding Undergraduate Award Honorable Mention, Intel Research: 3rd place overall and People’s Choice Award, Women@CC Dedication Award, Miss College of Computing
  • 2007: Intel Research Competition: People’s Choice Award and 2nd place overall
  • 2005: Valedictorian, GT Club Boston Alumni Scholarship winner, MVP on Varsity Tennis Team
  • 2004: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Scholarship winner, Wellesley College Book award

Presentations, Papers & Blogs