Aaron Filson

Aaron Filson

aaronfilson@gmail.com , 253-709-9361, Tacoma, Washington

linkedin.com/in/aaronfilson || github.com/AaronFilson

I am a Software Developer with specialization in Full-Stack JavaScript. With a B.S. in Computer Science and a Master’s in Project Management I bring robust skill sets to any position. My experience as a software engineer through the entire SDLC allows me to see the full picture of a project. My passion for software comes from the ability to solve important problems and I thrive on new challenges.

Technical Skills

JavaScript, HTML, CSS, jQuery, MEAN Stack : AngularJS, Node.js, MongoDB, Express; Git, Handlebars, Gulp, Mocha & Chai, Karma / Jasmine, and Unit Testing, JSON, Project Management, Technical Writing & Documentation, exploring SQL, C / C++, AWS, Travis CI, Heroku, Responsive

Design, Bootstrap, SASS

Projects

GlazeCalc – Mar 2017 – Candling Development Studio . Under development at : github.com

App to calculate glaze formulas with Seger, Unity, and Molecular. Currently phase I.

● Tech Stack : JavaScript MEAN Stack : MongoDB, Express, Angular, Node; HTML, SASS

● Phase II to include Meteor and Electron modules

Omnifilter – Dec 2016 – : github.com/AaronFilson/omnifilter

Web app to filter photos: choose a filter to apply, the server transforms and stores it.

● Tech Stack : JavaScript MEAN Stack : MongoDB, Express, Angular, Node; OpenCL, C++ / C,

HTML, CSS / SASS, Gulp, Travis CI, Mocha & Chai, Karma / Jasmine

● Project Manager : Used Agile methods and ranking to lead team to successful delivery

● Wrote and collaborated on OpenCL kernel

● Designed and integrated Angular single page app for responsive user experience

SoloAlong – Feb 2016 – Deployed at : soloalong.herokuapp.com

A rad app to make chord progressions you can shred to! Custom chord progressions with HTML5.

● Tech Stack: JavaScript, Node, Express, MongoDB, jQuery, HTML, CSS, Gulp, Heroku,

● Wrote the server framework and routing

● Researched the audio ability of HTML5 and implemented a custom player control system

● Focused the team on the user stories and assisted the PM on backlog management

Help Your Code Fellows – Dec 2015 – Deployed at : help-your-cf.herokuapp.com

A guide to Code Fellows, our app provides students a helpful resource to navigate the fast-paced program.

● Tech Stack: JavaScript, jQuery, HTML, CSS, SQL, Node, Express, WebDB, JSON, Bootstrap, Handlebars

●  Project Manager : Used Agile: user stories and backlog, designed and wireframed, mapped development flow

● Created data modeling

● SQL Database design to enable dynamic updates of the content and menus via AJAX SQL queries

Experience

Lead Teaching Assistant, Code Fellows, 2016 – 2017. Seattle, Washington

● Teaching junior developer students Advanced Full-Stack JavaScript with OS X/Linux laptops to improve student project outcomes for strong resumes and job opportunities

● Code review using git for function, style, and efficiency to enable feedback loop for stacked learning modules and communication on 1000s of iterations of code

● Presenting OOP, data modeling, and algorithm implementation with JS context to project teams with whiteboard and slides to integrate learning and speed code up

Software Test Engineer II , Microsoft , 2006 – 2009. Redmond, Washington

● Three contracts at Microsoft, testing Windows CE, Mobile, and 8

● Built servers, clients, networks, and device benches to establish a test matrix for a myriad of platforms

● Reported progress at Scrum style meetings with stand-ups, short slides and demos to move the progress of the project and deliver test passes on schedule

● Managed competing project priorities with excellent responsiveness and coverage

● Mentored new Software Test Engineers, increasing our team cohesiveness with informal leadership

● Daily Visual Studio use to compile custom OS images for testing, development, and regressions

Laboratory Technician II, Green River College, 2011 & 2014 Auburn, Washington

● Hired, trained, and supervised three lab aides to boost productivity and enable 26 sections to have prepared experiments, sterile glassware, and calibrated materials

● Trained new Lab Tech III in procedures and systems to maintain operational continuity in staff transition

Ceramic Artist, Maroney Pottery Studio, 2010 – present. Covington, Washington

● Potter and artist, showing at Island Gallery (Bainbridge Island) and Columbia City Gallery (Seattle)

Package Handler, United Parcel Service, 2016 – present. Tacoma, Washington

● Package Handler at UPS, working at Tacoma facility

Education

Code Fellows, 2016

Certificate in Full Stack JavaScript

City University of Seattle, 2013

Master of Science in Project Management, Graduated with President’s Honors

University of Puget Sound, 2001

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with English Minor

Skills

  • AWS
  • Bootstrap
  • C / C++
  • css
  • Git
  • Gulp
  • Handlebars
  • Heroku
  • html
  • Javascript
  • JQuery
  • JSON
  • Karma / Jasmine
  • MEAN Stack: AngularJS Node.js MongoDB Express
  • Mocha & Chai
  • project management
  • Responsive Design
  • Sass
  • SQL
  • Technical Writing & Documentation
  • Travis CI

Education

1997 - 2001

B.S. in Computer Science at University of Puget Sound

Minor in English

Experience

2016 - 2017

Lead Teaching Assistant at Code Fellows

● Teaching junior developer students Advanced Full-Stack JavaScript with OS X/Linux laptops
to improve student project outcomes for strong resumes and job opportunities

● Code review using git for function, style, and efficiency to enable feedback loop for stacked
learning modules and communication on 1000s of iterations of code

● Presenting OOP, data modeling, and algorithm implementation with JS context to project
teams with whiteboard and slides to integrate learning and speed code up

  • Updated 4 years ago

To contact this candidate email aaronfilson@gmail.com

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