Oct 2020 - Present

Scottsdale, AZ

Software Engineer

  • Maintained Node.js, GraphQL servers, connected to Azure's NoSQL database, Cosmos DB
  • Led the conversion of a legacy, class-based React / Redux application to React Hooks, TypeScript, and Apollo Client
  • Introduced integration testing to our team's development workflow and our automated CI/CD pipeline
  • Uniquely contributed to the UI redesign of our web based customer portal
  • Created internal tools and interfaces for cybersecurity analysts


Aug 2020 - Oct 2020

Phoenix, AZ

Software Engineer

  • Partnered with marketing to begin a UX/UI redesign of the eCommerce web platform
  • Began migration of a legacy ColdFusion application, to a JAMStack, Next.js (React) application
  • Started work on a Node.js, GraphQL headless-CMS solution

Nikola Motor Company

Aug 2019 - Aug 2020

Phoenix, AZ

Software Engineer

  • Established clear coding standards, and documentation guidelines for the vehicle frontend team
  • Added unit and integration testing to the development workflow and our automated CI/CD pipeline
  • Worked cross-functionally with UX/UI team to build a design system that would be reused across all in-vehicle displays
  • Selected Vue.js as vehicle frontend framework and led architectural direction / redesign of the application frontend
  • Built out custom application routing system for Vue.js SPA inspired by React Navigation (used for React Native apps)
  • Implemented custom turn by turn navigation system on top of Mapbox GL JS


Oct 2017 - Apr 2019

Tempe, AZ

Post Sale Operations



    • Independent and collaborative problem solving
    • Navigating loosely defined problems within teams
    • Mentoring and training new developers


    • User Interface Design
    • Front-end Development
    • Object-oriented Programming
    • Data Structures
    • Algorithm Design
    • Functional Programming


    • Languages: JavaScript (TypeScript), Rust, Ruby, Java, Dart, WebAssembly
    • Frontend: React.js, React Native, Vue.js, Flutter, Svelte, Bootstrap, Material, SCSS
    • Backend: AWS Lambda, Express, Next.js, Rails, GraphQL, REST, WebSockets
    • Database: DynamoDB, Cosmos DB, MongoDB, SQLite, Realm, AsyncStorage, IndexedDB


    Arizona State University


    Computer Science, Software Engineering

    Tempe, AZ

    Flatiron School


    Full Stack Development, Software Engineering

    Seattle, WA

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    Hello! 👋🏼

    I'm a Software Engineer, Writer and Designer. I currently work for Datashield, out of my home office in Tempe, AZ.