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18F | Lead Innovation Specialist Remote, San Francisco, CA, and Washington, DC | August 2014 - August 2018 Collaborated to create structure of engineering team of ultimately 55 multidisciplinary software engineers. Helped define the roles and responsibilities of the new “Facilitator” position. First-line manager in the role of “Facilitator”: Led and mentored teams of up to six multidisciplinary software engineers. Hosted regular (weekly or bi-weekly) one-on-one meetings to track and make progress on an individual engineer’s organizational and career goals. Coached team members who encountered task organization and productivity barriers. Facilitated periodic team meetings, outside of a project context, to talk about concerns or thoughts on current issues in the organization, and to share knowledge about what each engineer was working on. Coordinated quarterly 360-style peer reviews, including synthesis and presentation of feedback to each team member. Assisted the Director of Engineering and/or Engineering Supervisor with writing and scoring mid-year and annual performance reviews for the engineering team. Responsible for staffing projects with teams of engineers with appropriate skill sets. Interviewed candidates for engineering positions. Created and ran 18F Tech Talks, a highly successful monthly talk series where folks from across the organization speak on a variety of technical subjects including new tools and packages, useful data sets, new languages, and information security. Individual development contributor on the engineering team Worked on software build and path analysis projects for client agencies, including the Federal Election Commission, the Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Bureau, The Office of Management and Budget at The White House, parts of the General Services Administration including internal projects like login.gov, data.gov, NOAA
Senior Developer | ConsumerSearch.com, then part of The New York Times Company May 2010 - April 2012 New York, NY Improved performance of website, halving page load time by minimizing HTTP requests and optimizing server side code for views/templates using Drupal, PHP, CSS, and HTML/HTML5. Developed for compatibility with legacy browsers back to Internet Explorer 6. Built new features and optimized for business goals using Drupal, PHP, jQuery, MySQL, HTML/HTML5, and CSS. Helped lead user experience exploration effort for site redesign. Co-led group sketching sessions and usability testing.
Freelance Web Developer May 2010 - September 2011 Brooklyn, NY
Front End Web Developer | The Economist May 2009 - May 2010 New York, NY
Front End Web Developer | The New York Observer January 2008 - April 2009 New York, NY