Hi, I’m Mark 👋

Experienced software engineer with over seven years of experience building scalable web apps. Dedicated team leader and mentor passionate about teaching, developer experience, and high-quality UX.

Staff Software Enginer at Federato

March 2023 - Present

  • Developed an admin portal which significantly improved time to delivery of customization and features
  • Built and maintained a design system using React, Tailwind, and Storybook
  • Constructed a GraphQL federated gateway using Apollo with custom plugins developed in Rust decreasing average latency by 7x and maximum latency from ~10s to ~40ms
  • Architected a database introspection and query tool with capabilities to support custom data schemas for customers with tight integration into frontend components
  • Maintained an extremely feature rich and highly configurable data table used in roughly 70% of the application for customers to manage their data
  • Implemented significant improvements to build process to improve developer efficiency
  • Mentoring developers, knowledge sharing, and teaching techniques for improving engineering skills

Staff Software Engineer at Widen, an Acquia Company

January 2019 - February 2023

  • Refactored large portions of a legacy monolith into microservices
  • Developed frontend React applications in collaboration with designers
  • Lead developer of React component and utility libraries used throughout the company
  • Created a distributed architecture using module federation
  • Drove the company-wide frontend architecture planning
  • Developing a internal browser extension to simplify common development tasks
  • Architected and developed a bulk data import tool capable of processing a quarter million records

Web Developer at Computer Know How

August 2016 - January 2019

  • Consulting with customers to define their technical needs, then designing and executing a solution to meet them
  • Leading development for an enterprise level Single Sign-On application including reporting and analytics functionality, using Node.js and Vue.js
  • Architecting a time tracking application that integrates seamlessly with QuickBooks using Node.js on the back-end, Angular/Ionic on the front-end, deployed with Docker
  • Creating a payment processing API with bi-directional support for multiple payment gateways, transforming data from disparate sources into a unified format
  • Traveling onsite to customers for at-the-elbow troubleshooting for development issues
  • Communicating effectively with customers and cross-role internal stakeholders
  • Participating and/or leading the entire development life cycle from requirement elicitation sessions to design, development, testing, and support

Education

B.A. Computer ScienceThomas Edison State University