Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA
August 2017 - August 2019
M.S. in Software Engineering

Boston University, Boston, MA
January 2016 - December 2016
Undergraduate Certificate in Computer Science

Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
August 2005 - May 2010
B.S. in Industrial & Systems Engineering


Languages: Ruby, Java, Python, Scala, Rust, Perl, Javascript/jQuery, SQL
Databases: MySQL, Postgres, SQLite
Frameworks: Rails, Sinatra, Scalatra, Angular


Stitch Fix June 2018 - Present
Software Engineer
Arcadia Healthcare Solutions November 2017 - June 2018
Software Engineer - Data Pipeline
  • Responsible for building an application using Rails 5 and PostgreSQL to allow users to upload their own configurations, eliminating the need for onsite support and enabling us to replace an existing third-party tool
    • Saves approximately $1 million per year, in combination with projects from other teams
    • Utilized JSON Web Tokens (JWTs) to allow the configuration application to easily communicate with other applications
  • Started project using Scalatra before moving to Play! with Scala, creating company-wide templates at each stage
Akamai Technologies Inc. October 2015 – October 2017
Senior Software Engineer
  • Developed Angular/Rails application to allow customer care team to quickly view changes across multiple systems
  • Built out the API for the release tracking application in Rails 4
  • Performed Tier II support role, helping to find technical solutions to issues raised by internal customers
  • Mentored junior developer on team
  • Responsible for fixing bugs in Perl, Rails 2, PHP, and Rails 4 code across 8 applications
  • Ported code for the primary application from Rails 2 to Rails 4
  • Build out a verbose set of tools to help the support team with weekly reports
Lighter May 2015 – September 2015
Lead Developer
  • Rewrote and optimized large portions of the Rails application, enforcing best practices, enhancing speed and reducing deploy time by 33%
  • Built Sinatra application to allow internal users to submit bug reports to Jira
  • Managed team of two
  • Instituted an Agile scrum process
  • Created and implemented a custom coupon code implementation
  • Created a staging environment
Cohealo September 2014 – May 2015
Software Engineer
  • Developed parts of equipment tracking system in Rails 4, owning equipment requests and maintenance information features
  • As part of a team, increased test coverage by 31% using Rspec and Capybara
Visible Measures Corporation July 2013 – September 2014
Software Engineer
  • Developed parts of primary ad-serving application in Rails 4, including creating a Sinatra application to query the database
  • Made the reporting page for VMC’s new self-service portal for external users, Fabric
  • Wrote migrations to move data from mysql to Vertica
Quartz Labs (TripAdvisor) Nov 2012 – July 2013
Software Engineer
  • Wrote Ruby/JavaScript scrapers to automate comparison of API data to live site data, crawling the page using PhantomJS and parsing the returned data using Nokogiri
  • Developed adapters for partner APIs to connect to the TripAdvisor main site using Java and the Play framework
Rocket Science Group (Mailchimp) Mar 2011 – Nov 2012
Deliverability Engineer
  • Coordinate anti-abuse efforts with compliance team
  • Develop python and bash scripts to find abusive users
  • Write and maintain set of regex rules to combat spam
  • Analyze user data within SQL database to get insight into customer activity
The Home Depot Store Support Center Jun 2010 – Mar 2011
IT Developer
  • Managed workflow project for transportation invoice submissions and approvals
  • Worked with DBAs on the SQL database design


All The Nerdy Ladies Pittsburgh December 2017 - Present
Organize monthly happy hours for nerdy women/non-binary people

Code & Supply July 2017 - December 2017
Event organizer, run monthly "All the Nerdy Ladies" events

PyLadies Boston May 2013 – April 2017
Founder and organizer, focused on Python and teaching beginners how to code

Boston Ruby Women November 2013 – April 2017
Founding member and co-organizer. Hosted weekly lunch study/support groups to help mentor and teach junior developers.