CHAD SMITH

MOBILE & WEB DEVELOPER

Wichita, Kansas
PHONE
(316) 712-4310


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ABOUT

Recognized mobile and web developer with a passion for, and focus on, emerging technologies, process oriented applications, automation, platform development, data integration and interoperability, security, and team leadership. Experienced in agency, enterprise and startup environments. Developed multiple technology products from concept through design, development, launch, and support, leading both in-person and remote teams.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Platform Engineer, Scout

November 2014 - Present

Employee #7 - developing on Scout's apps and core platform

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Working on integrating Scout alarms with third-party services
  • Migrated core platform from monolithic Ruby app to serverless microservices
  • Developed customer dashboards powered by React, React Native and Meteor
  • Developed Scout Alarm for iOS, Apple Watch, Android and Android Wear

Developer, Sullivan Higdon & Sink

March 2009 - October 2014

Lead developer for a full-service advertising agency

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Concepted and coded several award winning mobile apps and websites
  • Started as the lone developer and grew the team and interactive business from the ground up
  • Responsible for project planning and budgeting, wireframing, app and site development, hardware hacking, devops/server administration and continuous integration deployment
  • Technologies used include Node.JS, PHP, various databases and frameworks, Arduino, LeapMotion and a lot of HTML

Marketing Specialist, Bunting Magnetics Co.

September 2007 - March 2009

Responsible for trade shows, online marketing campaigns, web development and server administration

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Wrote a custom analytics platform to track leads from internet marketing campaigns in realtime
  • Automated legacy Oracle/Access based sales reporting tasks using Salesforce CRM
  • Optimized website search results which led to a 600% YOY increase in online orders
  • Technologies used include Oracle and Access databases, ColdFusion and JavaScript

VOLUNTEER WORK

Organizer, Startup Wichita

April 2013 -

Coordinated to bring Startup Weekend and various entrepreneurial events to Wichita

SKILLS

Languages

JavaScript HTML CSS Node.JS Java Ruby PHP Python Objective-C C C++ C# ASP Perl Swift ColdFusion

Mobile Development

Android iOS

Databases

DynamoDB MySQL MongoDB Redis CouchDB PostgreSQL MsSQL Oracle RethinkDB SimpleDB FoundationDB

Servers

Apache Nginx Lighttpd Minecraft Hipache Haraka IIS

Technologies

Amazon Web Services Arduino Wireless communication & tracking Electronic prototyping Audio search Sentiment analysis Object & gesture recognition Kinect, 3D sensing & augmented reality Apps for wearables

APIs

Email / email marketing Mapping Finance CRM Social media Health & fitness Hardware Telecom & communications

EDUCATION

Master, Business Administration - Wichita State University

January 2007 - Present

Bachelor, Business Administration - Emporia State University

August 2005 - December 2006

AWARDS

Hacker Olympics - Place[0] - Twilio

18 September 2013

Champion of the 2013 TwilioCon Hacker Olympics

PUBLICATIONS

Motherboard
A Kansas Developer Was Fired for Subverting the Kansas.com Paywall

13 October 2014

PC Magazine
Google Glass Gets Unofficial AdSense, Analytics Apps

25 July 2013

Marketing Land
Google Glass App Brings AdSense Reporting To Your Eye

24 July 2013

Ajaxian
jQuery one-line plugin to crash IE6

31 March 2010

Lifehacker
Synchronize Google Voice with Your GPS Location

24 February 2010

Mashable
First Google Wave Firefox Add-on is Here: Google Wave Notifier

14 October 2009

The Next Web
Google Wave Notifier makes Waving a little less painful

14 October 2009