Aaron Roller

Software Engineering Leader


Overview

A product-focused entrepreneurial software engineer specializing in cloud services and cloud-connected devices. 17 years of application development and 12 years of leading small teams. Seeking innovative technology leadership position in San Francisco.

Experience

Software Engineering Manager

Opower, San Francisco, CA

March 2016 - August 2016

Managing Behavioral Demand Response Engineers Reducing Consumer Energy Consumption

Application Creator and Software Consultant

AAWhere LLC, Sausalito, CA

January 2010 - March 2016

My long-term software services consulting and product incubator company

Co-Founder, Application Architect and Web Services Developer

TrailNetwork Inc., Basel, Switzerland

April 2013 - May 2015

Consumer Application of Crowdsourced GPS Activities for Route and Social Exploration

General Manager, Application Architect, Technology Evangelist

Garmin Connect, San Francisco, CA

October 2005 - January 2010

Pioneered GPS Fitness for the web

Co-Founder, Architect and Software Developer

MotionBased Technologies, Sausalito, CA

June 2003 - October 2005

Pioneered a new market, personal GPS mapping on the web, by building a product from inception to a business success.  

Java Internet Application Software Developer Consultant

Cysive Software Consultants, Mountain View, CA

 November 1999  - January 2002

Junior Java Developer

Raytheon, San Jose, CA

January 1998 - October 1999

Education

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA

Skills, Interests & Specialties

Role:

Technology Leader, Product Manager, Application Architect and Developer

Development:

Java, GPS/GIS, REST, J2EE, Android, Google, Apache, Eclipse, JUnit, XML

Platform:

Service Oriented Architectures (SOA), Cloud Computing, Google App Engine, Amazon AWS, JBoss, Mobile (Android), Firebase

Database:

Google Datastore, NoSQL, MySQL, Oracle

Big Data:

Google App Engine Mapreduce/Pipeline, Task Queues

Project:

Agile, Git, Maven, JIRA, Confluence, Bamboo(CI), Subversion

Awards:

PopSci Best of What’s New 2005 (for MotionBased), Patent for Browser Plugin

Presentations:

Where 2.0 conference 2007

Industries: 

Consumer Web and Mobile Applications, Health & Wellness, Smart Grid, Robotics

Hobbies:

Mountain Biking, Skiing, Hiking, Skydiving, Home Automation and World Travel 

Personality:

Innovative, Enthusiastic, Adventurous, Strategic, Adaptive (ENTP)


aaron.roller@aawhere.com 

415.902.6338

about.me/aaron.roller