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

MetaSource
January 2005 - June 2007


Projects

OinkBay

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

Mappening

mappening.net
Geospatial blog created by me with WordPress, under construction

PennApps Hackathon Spring 2014, Feb 14-16



Education

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: