I mentor. I sing (poorly). I help bring out the best in my peers and myself through understanding and determination.
⚡ Fun facts:
- I've lived in four provinces and driven across the country. I enjoy anime and MMORPG/JRPG's.
- I write code and idiotic comments about random things.
- Mentoring a "start fast" team on best engineering standards.
- Architecting the next version of an e-commerce and application site using SSR, static generation and dynamic content resolution.
- Machine learning is my new Overlord.
- I was in charge of health informatics, scaling and "watchdog" services for MSN and various other services.
- I am working with some awesome people right now to disrupt the status quo.
- I've run a community application project for Final Fantasy XIV since 2010. Check it out here.
HTML5/CSS3, NET Core, C#, React, ES6, NodeJS, NoSQL, AWS, Azure, REST Design, Architecture and Isomorphic code.
💬 Favourite Quote:
Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan Press On! has solved and will always solve the problems of the human race.
👍 Describe Yourself In 3 Words:
Determined. Unyielding. Autodidact.
❤️ Favourite Place On Earth:
Wherever my family is; watching them smile.
✨ Two Things You're Great At:
Abstraction and distraction.
💭 Elevator Pitch:
Highly technical software engineer; passionate about secure, performant and reactive REST systems. I have an insatiable thirst for knowledge and challenging myself. I've worked in roles from building services from the ground up; to complete service architectural overhaul. I want to surround myself with smart, motivated and like-minded people in a work environment that can be fun and challenging while creating something wonderful.