Work HistoryNorthrop Grumman Corporation | Software Engineer | January 2014 – PresentProject 3 | July 2020 – Present
Created a Node.js web application that queries and updates data in a PostGreSQL/PostGIS database.
Created a Docker container that holds that Node.js; created another Docker container that holds a PostGreSQL database that mirrors the schema of the real-world PostGIS database; ran both in a single Docker Compose instance.
Enabled the Node.js web application and the mirror database to use SSL file certificates instead of a username/password.
Project 2 | March 2018 – July 2020
Provided maintenance and new functionality to an existing Java Swing desktop application.
Maintenance activities included eliminating processing bottlenecks by using tools such as JProfiler to identify those bottlenecks.
Consistently created unit tests that covered at least 90% of newly written code.
Reduced the amount of "code smell"” in existing code by about 8% largely by using code formatting tools.
Used software tools such as SonarLint, SonarQube, and HP Fortify to identify and fix software issues, including vulnerabilities and duplicate code.
Project 1 | January 2014 – March 2018
Modified an existing Java Swing desktop application by improving its mapping capabilities using OpenMap 5.0.3, added advanced metrics, and applied redesigns to the GUI.
Migrated that Java Swing desktop application to a web application using GlassFish, JPA, CDI, JSF, PrimeFaces, PrimeFaces Extensions, and an Oracle XE database. Provided major customizations to the PrimeFaces JSF timeline component. Configured the build and dependency tool Maven such that the web application could be built while not connected to the Internet.
Maintained and updated the public website for the Defense Production Act Title III program. Made this website into HTML5 compliance by modifying and customizing the PHP files, CSS files, and image files in such a way that the website's overall appearance did not change. Implemented a mobile-friendly version using CSS media queries.
Moreover Technologies | Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer | May 2013 – October 2013
Automated web applications using the Java library Selenium.
FamilyTree is a simple web application using JavaServerFaces, Java EE, and a SQL database to load, display, edit, and examine a family tree. It was initially created as a project for CS7700 Advanced Database Systems at Wright State, and is currently being used for CS7720 Data Mining at the same school.
EducationWright State University | Master of Science (M.S.) in Computer Science | 2014 – 2018Wright State University | Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Computer Science | 2008 – 2012CertificationsCompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) | October 2, 2016
Oracle 1Z0-803 - Java SE 7 Programmer I | September 2015AwardsCompetent Communicator | Toastmasters International | February 9, 2020Competent Leader | Toastmasters International | February 21, 2019VolunteerismThe City of Huber HeightsOrdinance Review Commission | September 28, 2020 - June 30, 2021
The Ordinance Review Commission is appointed by the City Council at least every ten years per the City Charter. The Ordinance Review Commission reviews the City Code and other ordinances or resolutions of the City and makes recommendations to the City Council for the elimination or revision of provisions of the City Code and other ordinances or resolutions which may have outlived usefulness or practicality. The Ordinance Review Commission was established by the City Charter.