My resume

I’m a self-taught Rubyist diving deeper into maintainable Rails. In mid-2020 I quit my previous career in humanities teaching, got a new day job in tech support, and used my free time to work toward my first developer job.

Work

Sana Benefits | Remote

Software Engineer Feb. 2022 – present

Booster Apps and Rivo | Remote

Tech Support Manager July 2021 – Feb. 2022 Tech Support Engineer June 2020 – June 2021

Open source contributions

Bridgetown | Ruby 3 Jan. 2022

Circulate (Ruby for Good) | Rails 6, RSpec, Factory Bot Dec. 2021

Lobsters | Rails 6, RSpec Dec. 2021 – Jan. 2022

Projects

My study plan June 2020 – present

Doctor Lookup | Rails 7, RSpec, VCR, WebMock, Hotwire (Turbo Streams) Jan. 2022

Story Toss | Rails 7, RSpec, Factory Bot, Hotwire (Stimulus + Turbo Frames) Dec. 2021

Wiki Stumble | Rails 7, RSpec, VCR, WebMock Dec. 2021

Plain Reading | Rails 7 Sept. – Nov. 2021

This website | GitHub | Bridgetown, Hotwire (Stimulus + Turbo Drive) June – July 2021

Education

M.A. in Classical Studies | University of Kentucky 2014 – 2017

B.A. in English Literature | LeTourneau University 2010 – 2014