T. Floyd Wright

Skills

  • Back: Ruby/Rails, Elixir/Phoenix, Python*, PHP*
  • Front: React, Vue*, jQuery, Bootstrap, CSS/SASS/SCSS, HTML5
  • Rack: Heroku, AWS, Docker, Ansible*, Capistrano*, Chef*
  • Data: PostgreSQL, MySQL, SQLite*
  • Source: Git, SVN*, Perforce*

* Limited recent production use

Experience

Full Stack Developer, Politech, 2017 - Present

Refactored most of core product backend code, and undertook sole responsibility for new API in preparation for sitewide conversion to React. Converted jQuery/Rails views to React/Redux. Spearheaded institution of GitFlow and Agile development methodologies. >> politech.io

Software Engineer, Site5, 2012 - 2016

Part of team responsible for ground up refactor/rewrite of internal tools built in Ruby on Rails, including central customer support/management application and supporting tools. >> eng5.com

Developer, Sqoot,  2011 – 2012 

Led development and maintenance of proprietary back end technology driving core product.  Spearheaded testing strategies and technology research. >> sqoot.com

Development Consultant, Webficient, 2009 – 2010

Implemented numerous new features as a part of several iterative cycles on multiple Rails projects, including Facebook Connect integration, UI upgrades, and performance tweaking

Software Engineer, thoughtbot, inc., 2006 - 2008

Helped build the small tech consultancy to one of the most respected Ruby on Rails development firms in the US as a lead developer and maintainer of a variety of projects (full stack). I was the second non-founding employee and the first full-time Ruby on Rails developer in the company.

Education

PhD, Philosophy, 2017

DePaul University, Chicago, IL

MA, Philosophy, 2009

DePaul University, Chicago, IL

BA, Political Science/Philosophy, 2005

Seattle University, Seattle, WA

References available upon request