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RMS, Inc, Union City, CA, USA — Dev Eng Sr
July 2018 - January 2020
At RMS (Risk Management Solutions) I worked in the back end writing in Java and Scala. RMS wrote catastrophe prediciton software for insurers to help balance their risk exposure, clients were both insurers and reinsurers. We used microservice endpoints that ran in Microsoft's Azure cloud, while in 2020 plans to migrate to AWS were in place. Technologies included Spark for parallel execution, Kudu for column store, Mesos for logging, Postgres for tables, Jira for tracking, Git for SCM.
Yahoo!, Inc, Sunnyvale, CA, USA — Dev Eng Sr
March 2016 - August 2017
In the Video Back End team, I am a senior Java developer working on trending and suggestions. Technologies involve Redis, Apache Storm, as well as many Yahoo proprietary technologies. Video is extremely important to Yahoo!, and is the V in MAVEN.
Google, Inc, Mountain View, CA, USA — GSA Platform
November 2005 - October 27, 2015
Pixar Animation Studios, Emeryville, CA — RPG Team
February 2001 - January 2005
Wrote and maintained software in bash, csh, python, and C. As a Render Wrangler, I aided in debugging renders and coordinating bug fixes with tools group. Acted as liaison between production, studio tools, and the information systems department. As a systems administrator, I managed the renderfarm, and grew it from 140 Sun e4500 machines to over 1,500 dual processor linux machines. Software included Pixar products (Renderman, Alfred Scheduler), as well as other mainstream graphics software (Maya, Shake). Credited: Monsters, Inc., Finding Nemo, and The Incredibles.
Contractor, Various, Bay Area, CA — Contractor
November 1998 - December 2000
Clients included Advanced Imaging / Synarc, Bank of America, and ePropose (a startup).
The University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA — Double Major in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science