Wayne Hoover

Full Stack Software Engineer

Profile

I am a full stack software engineer with 9 years experience building on the web.

I take pride in creating maintainable, scalable, web apps that produce results.

My focus is on Ruby on Rails and Node.

Skills

Front-end

Expert at creating a beautiful rich user experience.

Back-end

Eight years experience with Ruby on Rails. Deep experience with Redis, Postgres, and ElasticSearch

Javascript

Node, VueJS, Angular, React

Technical Proficiency

  • Expert Ruby
  • Expert Javascript / Node
  • Systems Administration
  • Serverless
  • Realtime apps
  • AWS
  • Open source contributor
  • 8 Years experience with RoR
  • Full stack expert

Experience

Sr. Software Engineer

Legitscript

2017-present

  • Senior software engineer for the internet compliance company Legitscript
  • Serverless microservice architecture
  • Large Rails apps
  • Angular / Typescript
  • Distributed Systems

Sr. Software Engineer

LoylatyNZ

2015-2016

  • Senior Ruby developer for the leading loyalty program in New Zealand LoyaltyNZ
  • Highly available API built with ruby micro services
  • Deep integration with Amazon Web Services

Ruby Developer

Uptrending

2012-2014

  • Ruby on Rails developer for leading web development firm Uptrending
  • Lead developer on a number of Ruby on Rails projects
  • Developed highly interactive websites with AngularJS
  • Experience with Redis, ElasticSearch, MongoDB, Postgres and more
  • Some examples of websites I worked on include BenchmarkWine.com and Side.cr.

Freelance

Developer/Producer

2010-2012

  • Founded CreativeFlow.io a web development agency
  • Manage Designers and Developers for a number of highly custom sites
  • Consult on best practices and efficient plan of action

Lead In-House Developer

Executionists.com

2009-2010

  • Lead front-end Developer and Project Manager for back-end development
  • In charge of tech QA and final implementation
  • Advisor to staff on tech solutions, innovative web technologies and efficient development cycle
  • Assist in time/cost estimates for proposals

Freelance

Developer and Entrepreneur

2006-2009

  • Developed numerous wordpress based websites for clients around the world
  • Founder of PureBinauralBeats.com and HealingBeats.com

Howard Hughes Medical Center at UCSC

Systems Administrator Intern

2005-2006

  • Maintained large cluster of Linux file servers, web servers and general purpose servers
  • Maintained two thousand processor computing clusters, with 100% uptime a top priority
  • Troubleshot down or slow Redhat and FreeBSD servers
  • Configured Apache optimization
  • Developed in Bash, Python and Perl
  • See my UCSC CUIP success story

Education

University of California at Santa Cruz

B.A. in Philosophy, 2007

Wayne Hoover — w@waynehoover.com — (424) 229-2414