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Hi there, I'm John πŸ‘‹

I'm a Director of Engineering, Senior Software Engineer, and Solutions Architect with extensive experience in helping start-ups crush it!

  • πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ’» I’m usually working (or something along those lines... coding?)
  • πŸ“– Or learning/talking about code, devops, marketing, business... and other cool stuffs!
  • 🍻 I've been creating software professionally since 2012
  • πŸ–₯ I'm an experienced engineer and team lead
  • πŸ“Š I run a client focused Dev shop
  • πŸ€·πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ Working towards securing all 11 AWS certifications
  • β™₯️ Love hanging with the fam
  • 🎯 Looking forward to contributing to awesome companies and overcoming challenging new things
  • πŸ‹πŸΌβ€οΈ I'm always working so... family, workouts, and learning help keep me sane πŸ˜…

Some Of My Languages and Tools:

MacOS Linux Rails Ruby PHP Laravel Bootstrap HTML5 CSS3 Sass JavaScript ES6 NPM jQuery JSON HomeBrew React Angular SQL MySQL PostgreSQL Git GitHub Terminal JetBrains LiveCode Ionic Python NumPy GoLang

Ruby, Ruby on Rails, PHP, Laravel, Javascript, JQuery, ReactJs, Angular, Ionic, CSS, Sass, Bootstrap, TailwindCSS, NodeJS, JSON, Python, LiveCode, Bash, Git, Github, PostgreSQL, MySQL, DynamoDB, AWS, AWS Lambda, AWS RDS, AWS EC2, AWS Cloudformation, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, Go, JetBrains IDEs, Vim, ZSH, Heroku, HatchboxIO, Stimulus JS, Stimulus Reflex, Hotwire/Turbo, Websockets

Preferred Stacks:

Managed Serverless
AWS EC2 + Cloudformation or Hatchbox AWS Lambda with NodeJS/Ruby
Passenger with Nginx API Gateway + AWS Cognito
PostgreSQL + Redis DynamoDB, Aurora PostgreSQL
Ruby on Rails, Stimulus Reflex, Sidekiq AWS S3 with React/Angular
Ionic with Angular AWS SNS, CloudWatch, EventBridge

Notable Certifications

Some Memorable Accomplishments/Thoughts πŸ€”

  • Taught myself to code. This alone has helped to change the course of my life.
  • Coding professionally since 2012
  • Have touched code in some fashion every day since early 2018. See Github contributions graph.
  • Been everything from a hard laborer, social media manager, customer care manager, fractional CTO, project manager, software team lead, software developer, marketing developer, marketing analyst, and business owner. Being accomplished in these roles allows me to offer a unique point of view.
  • Mentored multiple people from no-knowledge to enough knowledge that allowed them to secure careers in the tech industry. I hope to help many more do the same!
  • Developed multiple software applications that were acquired
  • Created systems for several clients that allowed them to quickly scale to a minimum of 500k MRR
  • Developed software applications that allowed clients to flourish through the pandemic
  • Played an essential role in building the funnels and architecting the systems behind helping a client go from $0 to $500k in a single month
  • Discovered and helped fix a ~500k billing issue through investigation and detailed report generation
  • Created software that automated complex jobs which allowed the teams to focus on other areas of the business.
  • Extensive experience with building web integrations with Stripe, Authorize.Net, InfusionSoft, Paypal, SendGrid, MailGun, Mandrill, Twilio, Klaviyo, Zendesk, AWS, Adobe, Shopify, Dropbox, OrderDesk, ShipStation, ShipEngine, Slack, MobileTextAlerts and sooo soo much more...


  1. Simple Ruby wrapper for the API


  2. Zendesk Sell strategy for OmniAuth


  3. Forked from Diego81/omnicontacts

    A generalized Rack middleware for importing contacts from major email providers.

    Ruby 1 2

  4. Forked from zendesk/basecrm-ruby

    Base CRM API Client


  5. any_login Public

    Forked from igorkasyanchuk/any_login

    Easy way to login as any user in system


  6. sidekiq Public

    Forked from mperham/sidekiq

    Simple, efficient background processing for Ruby


6,120 contributions in the last year

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Contribution activity

August 2022

417 contributions in private repositories Aug 1 – Aug 16

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