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Background


About

About

Luke is a senior developer who mostly does .Net professionally, but likes to play with just about everything else at home. When he isn't in front of a computer he likes to get outside and is an active hiker and mountaineer.

Work Experience

Work Experience

  • Software DeveloperTransplant Connect

    Sep, 2015 - Present10 months

    I'm a senior developer who helps drive many architectural improvements to an existing web application. I have also been heavily involved in a greenfield MVC5 project.

    • Reworked SMS logic to use Twilio instead of Carrier Email Gateways

    • Rewrote several dashboards to use a shared, consistent architecture allowing for faster turnaround in the future.

    • Reworked several parts of the system to be more secure (mostly file uploads).

    • Have architected several key parts of the greenfield project including localization, data based enumerations, etc.

    • Discussed and promoted the idea of doing the greenfield project using the Onion Architecture.

  • Senior DeveloperPaper Mart

    Jun, 2013 - Sep, 20152 years 3 months

    I primarily worked on warehouse management system applications. I also including having a good deal of ownership of the main RedPrairie WMS.

    • Wrote cluster management software in C# using WinForms and WCF.

    • Built and maintained a developer wide subversion system, including a full deployment process.

    • Performed unit, functional, integration, and performance tests prior to go-live. Also assisted in the optimization of various SQL queries internal to the WMS.

  • Technical ConsultantJDA/RedPrairie

    Nov, 2011 - Jun, 20131 year 7 months

    I worked directly with clients in order to use ATOM in order to transform their requirements into software within the RedPrairie system which meets their unique needs. I worked on all layers of the SCE application including parts of the application written in C#, PHP, Javascript, Java, Perl, C/C++, and SQL.

    • ATOM methodology: Assess Transform Own Measure.

    • Mastered LocalSyntax a homegrown SQL like language used to program the SCE application and also perform operations on a database in a database agnostic fashion.

  • Product Development InternRedPrairie

    May, 2010 - Nov, 20111 year 6 months

    I worked in several languages in order to add new features to the labor management product of RedPrairie.

    • Tasked with finding the best solution to handle DST on non-UTC systems.

    • Lead the effort to convert reports from Crystal Reports + C++ to JasperReports

    • Collaborated with other teams which needed to work with labor management.

  • System Administration InternUpNet Technologies

    Jun, 2009 - Aug, 20092 months

    I worked as a system administrator in a primarily RedHat based environment.

    • I setup a full network and systems monitoring system using Nagios and Munin with minimal oversight.

    • I installed and administrated a subversion system used for all scripts.

Education

Education

  • Computer Engineering, Bachelor of Science, Milwaukee School of Engineering

    Sep, 2007 - Jan, 2012

Interests

Interests

  • Outdoors

    HikingMountaineeringKayaking
  • Languages

    PythonC#JavaSQLGo-langElixer
References

References

  • Steve Johnson

    Luke is an extremely talented and dedicated individual. I worked with Luke on a year long technical design project and he was a vital asset to our team. His technical expertise is vast and ranges from working with very low level kernel functions to using cutting edge web frameworks. He is also very skilled in technical communication including writing specifications and other technical documents. Without Luke's contribution our project would not have succeeded.

  • Janice Fezer

    Luke is a very sharp, go-getter who is very quick to compass new technology and accomplish the required results for a new project. He has been invaluable to me personnaly and is someone I depend upon on a regular basis. His easy going style makes him so nice to work with.

  • Tom Dorn

    Luke is a quick learner, adapts easily and is eager to roll up his sleeves and tackle tough problems. He shows up prepared and brings fresh new ideas to the table. He is a pleasure to work with and will add value to any IT team.