Scott Blevins

Software Engineer, Director

Who I am

I am a highly skilled, full-stack software engineer who is passionate about building better things. I love DevOps, coding for fun, and creating innovative software.

Skills

Full-Stack Development

Expertise in multiple languages and frameworks for both the front and back end.

.+ Design

Interfaces, APIs, and systems all require thoughtful and methodical design decisions.

Project Direction

Proven ability to lead and manage a wide variety of development projects in high-stress and critical conditions.

Technical

  • Python
  • Ruby
  • Go
  • C#
  • Java
  • PHP
  • Swift
  • Javascript
  • NodeJs
  • KnockoutJS
  • Angular
  • React
  • Flask
  • Django
  • jQuery
  • Rails
  • OS X
  • Windows .+
  • Linux
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Docker
  • Git / SVN
  • MySQL / Postgres
  • HTML + CSS / Less / Sass

Experience

BriteCore

Senior Software Engineer / Director of Engineering

2011 - Present

My primary role at BriteCore has morphed very quickly over the years to encompass any needs the company has had of me. As a startup, there were a lot of tough challenges to face that needed all the key employees to be able to shift and adapt on demand. During my time with BriteCore I have worn many hats. The following is a list of some of the things I helped with over the years:


  • Code
  • The primary technologies for BriteCore are Python, Javascript, and Go.
  • Created mission-critical modules for our cloud-based insurance processing system such as accounting, API, and payment processing.
  • Implemented automated testing and continuous integration.
  • Created in-house tools and software systems to assist our other teams.
  • Developed a stand-alone system for complex sorting and printing of insurance documents.
  • Developed application for launching all new production and test instances of BriteCore.
  • Created and maintained database systems.
  • Created several open-source libraries to be used in our application such as PyBambooHR, PyToggl, and Impression.

  • Not Code
  • Responsible for all aspects of managing the engineering department.
  • Responsible for hiring and developing new engineering talent.
  • Oversaw the transition from SVN to Git / GitHub.
  • Created many internal tools and systems which have had significant impact on productivity and are still in use.
  • Oversaw three SOC-I Type II audits with 0 or 1 exception(s) noted each year.
  • Maintained PCI compliance.
  • Became CRISC certified to create better audit controls and activities.
  • Assisted with the sales and marketing process. Included in sales-trips to be the friendly face of software engineering.
  • Gave technology presentations.

MacroGeek

Owner

2002-2012

Though I've been self-employed in some aspect or another since high-school, owning my own technology company has been one of the most challenging and rewarding experiences of my life. The following are examples of the types of things I've done through the years:

  • POS system for online and in-store college textbook sales (PHP, Javascript, C++)
  • Mortgage processing and loan management system (C++)
  • Geography processing system (Java)
  • Multiple online store and inventory management systems (Ruby, Python, PHP, Javascript)
  • Paperless office system with online file editors. (in 2004) (PHP, Javascript, Java)
  • Software for downloading, analyzing, and auto-adjusting prices for an online store based on competitor prices (PHP, Javascript)
  • Pricing and sales processing system for Amazon, ebay, and Craigslist. (Python, Go, Javascript)

Branson Tourism Center

Senior Developer / DevOps Engineer

2009 - 2011

Originally hired as a developer for their web-based ticketing system, my responsibilities grew into a multidisciplinary role where I was also responsible for creating and maintaining our network, production servers, and integrated systems.

  • The primary technologies for Branson Tourism Center were PHP, Javascript, and Python.
  • Created a new booking engine for online ticket sales of Branson shows and attractions.
  • Created and maintained database systems.

Scott Blevins — scottblevins@gmail.com — (417) 501-5754