My Résumé

David Masse
dmasse@rudemoose.com

Objective

To develop interactive web applications and websites in a creative and collaborative environment that encourages innovation and knowledge sharing and that fosters continuous learning.

Qualifications Profile

  • Accomplished technology professional with broad experience designing, implementing, and maintaining complex web products in deadline-driven business environments

  • Familiarity with multiple operating systems, open-source development technologies, and content management systems, coupled with a passion for emerging web and mobile technologies and their application

  • Demonstrated track record of initiative and collaborative accomplishment in both small and medium-size workgroup settings

Core Competencies

  • Creative integration and use of a range of web development tools, including languages such as Python and JavaScript, open-source frameworks and libraries such as Django and jQuery, content management systems such as WordPress, and supporting technologies (Git, Nginx/Apache, and Fabric/Grunt, among others)

  • Ability to gather, organize, and communicate information to enhance project collaboration and efficiency

  • Attentive work scheduling for both independent work and collaborative efforts

Professional Profile

Web developer, Support team

PixelMEDIA, Portsmouth, NH

April 2014-present

Open source web developer

The Atom Group, Portsmouth, NH

April 2013-April 2014

Software engineer

MyApartmentMap, Portsmouth, NH

January 2011-April 2013

Maintain and improve a national apartment search website featuring several hundred thousand listings:

  • Added functionality to allow user-submitted listings, including payment system with one-time and recurring billing via Authorize.net and phone lead tracking via Twilio

  • Co-developed mobile version of the core apartment search functionality using jQuery Mobile as well as accompanying PhoneGap apps for Android (using Eclipse) and iOS (using Xcode)

  • Developed and launched a new apartment search web application (AutNo.com) using Django, Tastypie, and PostgreSQL on the back end, with Bootstrap, Backbone.js, Require.js, and jQuery, among other components, on the front end

Web developer

CrystalVision, Portsmouth, NH

April 2007-December 2010

Planned, built, and deployed a range of online deliverables, from small business websites to complex web applications (using Django, ColdFusion, and WordPress), for established web development and online marketing company:

  • Custom configured and maintained Apache and MySQL for web applications

  • Advocated for and initiated use of time-saving and functionality-rich web technologies such as Subversion to improve developer interactions and jQuery for faster UI development

Web developer and marketing associate

PCs For Everyone, Waltham, MA

February 2006-March 2007

Collaborated on projects involving enhancement of order management processes and improvements to website user interface for an online custom computer builder:

  • Implemented Subversion version control and led effort to unify code bases across three similar eCommerce websites

  • Revised website code to allow for faster page loading and better error tracking

Technologies

Programming

Python, PHP, JavaScript, BASH, HTML/HTML5, CSS

Frameworks/Libraries/Platforms

Django, jQuery, WordPress, Drupal, Backbone.js, Bootstrap, jQuery Mobile

Development Software

VIM, TextMate, Notepad++, Git, Subversion, Cygwin

Server Software/Systems

Linux (Ubuntu, Gentoo, Red Hat/CentOS), Windows, Mac OS X
Apache, Nginx, IIS, PostgreSQL, MySQL, SQL Server, SQLite

Additional Tools

Amazon S3, Twilio, Constant Contact

Education

University of Massachusetts Lowell
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

Dave Masse, Software Engineer