Professional Experience

Database Administrator - Programmer

University of Pennsylvania
June 2007 - Present

  • Develop Rich Internet Applications (RIA) using Flash Builder, ESRI API for FLEX, JavaScript, and Google Maps API such as which generated 2.6 million hits (featured in TIME Magazine July 2011)
  • Developed Sandbox tools that allows researchers to build hospital systems and do research on the fly through ad-hoc and optimal selections. The tool went above and beyond the clients expectations
  • Responsible for collection, processing, integration and analysis of source data provided by government agencies and community groups
  • Migrated physical servers to Amazon EC2 and other cloud solutions such as VMware thus improving scalability and reliability while reducing costs by 40,000$+
  • Use geo-processing and analysis (ESRI ArcGIS Server, SDE, and Network Analyst) for understanding and improving the decision making process for disaster management, access to health care, and other planning related topics
  • Create enterprise websites that automatically scales up during high traffic times and scales back down. Tested system with load generating software (JMeter)
  • Use C# and Python applications for geospatial research, web scraping, and data mining
  • Maintaining a complex set of geographic SQL Server databases (MS SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL
  • Assists in planning, research, and other data-related aspects for projects

Adjunct Professor: Web Based GIS

University of Pennsylvania
August 2010 - Present

IT Systems Admin

January 2005 - June 2007


Pig sharing website created (with Ruby on Rails) and owned by me

Geospatial blog created by me with WordPress, under construction

PennApps Hackathon Spring 2014, Feb 14-16


University of Pennsylvania

M.S.E., Computer and Information Science
2014 - 2016 (Expected)

Wharton Business School

Executive Education, Business
2007 - 2009

Penn State University

No Major
2002 - 2004

La Salle University

BS, Computer Science
1998 - 2002

Computer Skills

Programming Languages: Web Front End: Web Back End: Application Frameworks/Environments: String Database Background Including: Servers and Hosting: ESRI: Other: