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Hello,
my name is John and this is my resume.

About Me

John Boyer is a hands-on full-stack developer with the experience and savvy of a software architect and product manager rolled into one. He founded Rodax Software; developed the world’s first mobile app that aggregates group calendar data across devices. He’s developed and released RESTful APIs, proprietary SDKs, and iOS apps. He’s trained hundreds of corporate customers in agile best practices and DevOps. He’s currently working on serverless and microservice approaches. His latest open source project is a Todo RESTful API built using Spring Boot.

I am available for contract and freelance work. Resume download .

Experiences

Rodax Software, Inc.
2010 - present
Full Stack Developer
  • Architected and developed a unique cloud-based platform that syncs with multiple calendar applications such as iCloud, Google, and Microsoft Exchange, so that a family’s events can be combined and managed in a single mobile app.
  • The platform includes a scalable Java-based RESTful API hosted on AWS EC2, proprietary SDKs for iOS and Android, and handles long running tasks in AWS SQS message queues.
  • Designed and developed the Skedi iOS mobile app in the App Store at tinyurl.com/skedi-ios.
  • Designed MySQL database functionality hosted in AWS VPC.
  • Developed scripts for build automation, deployment to AWS S3, and provisioning EC2s.
  • Preserve code quality through clarity, testing, documentation, refactoring, and controlling code smells and technical debt.
  • Developed scripts for build automation, deployment to AWS S3, and provisioning EC2s.
  • Additionally, perform many product management tasks such as managing the Scrum backlog, Zendesk support, marketing, and distribution to app stores.
IBM
2001 - 2009
Program / Product / Development Manager
Served in a variety technical leadership and management roles in IBM's Middleware and Solutions Group.
Ripcord Systems
2001
Chief Software Architect
Led the design and development of a multi-tier mobile customer relationship management software as a service system; supervised and mentored 25 engineers.
Nokia (formerly Loudeye Technologies)
2000 - 2001
Enterprise Developer
Designed and developed Java messaging services for use in a high volume and large-scale distributed system.
Object Publishing Software
1997 - 2000
Lead Software Developer
Led the design and development of a Java-based online catalog.

Professional Development

  • Now

    Foundations of Algorithms & Data Structures, University of Washington

    Focusing on algorithm and data structure strategies to optimize software development.

  • 2017

    Candidate, AWS Associate Solutions Architect, A Cloud Guru

    Completed training and preparing certification this year.

  • 2010

    Certificate, ScrumMaster, Scrum Alliance

    ScrumMaster focuses on facilitating agile development and project success.

  • 2009

    Certificate, Product Owner, Scrum Alliance

    Scrum Product Owner concentrates on maximizing the value of the product delivered by an agile development team.

Contact

Seattle, WA
+1 206 883 7070

Education

  • Masters Certificate, Software Engineering, Boston University, Boston, MA

    Full-time immersion program in computer science and software engineering.

  • Bachelor of Science, Geology, Math Minor, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

    Focused on geophysics.

Skills

Java
iOS
Agile
SQL
AWS
Android
Beginner
Proficient
Expert
Master

Languages

English

Hobbies

Skiing
Cycling
Hiking
Photography