Ash Isaac

Full-Stack Engineer

Full-Stack Engineer, AWS Certified Developer & Solution Architect (Associate)

Employment: Currently working at MedNet Solutions on an Enterprise SaaS software product.
(612) 590-1491
Minneapolis, MN

  • Technical Architect with 10+ years Software Engineering background
  • Amazon Web Services Certified with experience in Cloud-based Enterprise SaaS
  • Experience with CI/CD, DevOps & Agile best practices

University of Madras, VIT

Bachelor of Electronics and Communications Engineering, 1991-1995

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

Experience designing scalable systems on AWS using Docker & Microservices. Practitioner of Agile methodology, TDD and Continuous Integration / Deployment.


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

Databases & Tools

Databases: Postgres, MySQL, MongoDB
SCM/Build: Bamboo, Jenkins, Stash, Git, Artifactory
Testing: JMeter, Karma, Jasmine, Mocha, Chai


DB: MS SQL Server


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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