Software Architect, API, List & Web3

Architected and delivered innovative solutions at the forefront of media technology. Proven ability to lead cross-functional teams in designing, building, and scaling complex software systems, focusing on APIs, Forbes List, and Web3 technologies. Adept at identifying and implementing next-generation solutions to drive business growth and enhance user experience.

  • Architected and led the development of robust, scalable APIs that power the website, serving millions of users concurrently.
  • Successfully mentored and coached junior engineers, fostering a culture of innovation and continuous learning within the team.
  • Championed the adoption of microservices architecture, improving agility, maintainability, and resilience of Forbes' technology stack.
  • Pioneered new standards through weekly meetings of Engineering, DevOps, QA, and Security leaderships.
January 2024 - Present

Software Architect, Crypto & Web3

Designed and Built Highly Scalable, Secure, and Reliable Web Applications using various technologies on the Google Cloud Platform.

  • Led a distributed team of Forbes employees and Consultants.
  • Collaborated with Stakeholders at all levels to ensure their thoughts and ideas were reflected in the design and implementation of the application.
  • Guided new team members through the implementation of the systems.
  • Improved Code Quality through code Reviewed and error handling.
  • Provided technical support to the team, including Production Error Handling and Troubleshooting of the systems.
  • Performed Code Review for all Go code at Forbes.
June 2021 - December 2023

Lead Applications Developer

Lead a team of 18 developers focusing on 3 separate applications. Worked closely with my counterparts to ensure new deliverables would be completed on time, and be ready for integration testing.

  • Point person on security matters involving the team.
  • Further secured the application using new industry standards.
  • Partnered with my counterparts to coordinate enterprise-wide end to end testing
August 2020 - June 2021

Intermediate Application Developer

Top DevOps Engineer on the team of application developers. Collaborate with other teams to ensure the on-time deployment of secure web applications running in three Kubernetes clusters.

  • Orchestrated cross-team deployments Google Cloud.
  • Developed and implemented policies and processes for DevOps Pipeline.
  • Spearheaded the inclusion of new development languages and technologies.
June 2019 - July 2020

Software Developer II

Collaborate with the product owner and management ensuring on-time delivery of features as Full-stack Web Application Developer using Spring Boot and Java.

  • Cut costs by aiding in current application rework.
  • Supported a subset of the team as Scrum Master.
  • Designed and developed applications using BigQuery and Kubernetes.
November 2018 - June 2019

Software Developer I

Performed as Full-stack Web Application Developer using Spring, OpenShift, Java, and JavaScript. Collaborated with global coworkers and consultants remotely. Designed and implemented rebuilds for operational applications to control and monitor packages.

  • Enhanced package controls by reworking an internal application.
  • Created and employed improved DevOps processes.
  • Earned recognition from leadership and promotion.
November 2017 - November 2018