Ash Isaac

Full-Stack Engineer

Full-Stack Engineer with broad experience in e-commerce and enterprise software development.

Employment: Currently working at MedNet Solutions on an Enterprise SaaS software product.

ash@aisaac.io
http://aisaac.io
(612) 590-1491
Minneapolis, MN

Versatile software developer with 10+ years experience in e-commerce, data-driven web solutions and enterprise software development. Known for technical depth, reliability and high-quality work.

Started a freelance software consulting firm in 2004, providing creative software solutions and end-to-end expert development and consulting services to design agencies, entrepreneurs and businesses.

Experienced as an Engineering tech lead and in managing the software development lifecycle.

University of Madras, VIT

Bachelor of Electronics and Communications Engineering, 1991-1995

Technical Reviewer: Magento Extensions Development (Jérémie Bouchet, June 2016)
Packt Publishing Limited

Practitioner of OO design patterns & principles. Experienced in Agile methodology and TDD. Student of Microservices, Domain Driven Design & Enterprise Software Architecture.

Server-side

Node.js: Restify, Express
PHP: Magento, Symfony, Slim

Databases & Tools

Databases: Postgres, MySQL, MongoDB
SCM/Build: Jenkins, Stash, Git, Vagrant, Gulp
Testing: PHPUnit, Karma, Jasmine, Mocha, Chai

Microsoft

.NET: C#, WPF, MVC, WebAPI, EF, LINQ
DB: MS SQL Server

Frontend

Javascript: KnockoutJS, AngularJS
Frameworks: Bootstrap, Zurb Foundation

 

MedNet is a leading eClinical technology company offering a Cloud-based Enterprise Electronic Data Capture (EDC) SaaS eClinical platform

  • Led development of key eClinical features like Risk Based Management
  • Rebuilt Report Designer Javascript app to use data-binding & MVVM using KnockoutJS
  • Setup Javascript Test harness using Gulp, Jasmine and Karma
  • Re-engineered Webservice tooling using Node.js
  • Implemented large-scale data migrations (Postgres/PLpgSQL) in a sharded, high-availability environment
  • Currently developing micro-services in Node.js

Presentations given to the engineering team:

  • Object Oriented Principles & Practices in PHP
  • Microservices (SOA) in Node.js
  • Code Modularization using Dependency Injection and the Service Layer Pattern
  • Testing Javascript using Jasmine, Karma, Gulp and Phantomjs
  • I started a software consulting firm in 2004, providing creative software solutions and end-to-end expert development and consulting services to design agencies, entrepreneurs and businesses.

    • Launched BuyMage, a software product integrating Magento with the BuySeasons Direct® dropshipping program
    • Architected bespoke MES applications for Production Scheduling and Shop Floor Management (Python)
    • Built TREK, a (.NET/MVC/WPF) business application integrating with TigerPaw ERP
    • Developed REST API for Remax Cayman Islands
    • Authored custom Magento extensions

    Experience managing the entire software development lifecycle: system analysis & estimation, pricing & sales, project management, development, testing and deployment including client-facing presentations and ongoing software support.

    • System Analyst and Team Lead
    • Mainframe Business applications (DB2, Assembler, COBOL)
    • Clients: Fingerhut Corp., EBSCO Subscription Services, DISCOVER/Novus Network Services
    • Mentoring students in entrepreneurship for social good
    • Fund-raising, leading volunteer teams
    • Speaking/presenting at student conferences

    In 2002, I left my corporate IT job to work on staff with Segway, a non-profit organization on the University of Minnesota (Twin Cities) campus. I provided mentoring and counseling to college students, specifically in applying their education and skills towards combatting poverty, both locally and globally.

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