firstname.lastname@example.org | Washington, D.C. | https://www.jeffbaranski.com
Curious and motivated Lead Software Engineer with a proven track record of delivering highly available, scalable, and performant software responsible for serving millions of customers daily.
Manager, Lead Software Engineer at Capital One from 03/2021 to Present
Successfully lead engineering effort from ideation to production release on an AWS EMR/PySpark distributed data processing product that determines which customers to target for in app messaging related to their credit card, auto loan, and bank account data sharing activities with 3rd parties (we’re sending notifications to about ~3,000,000 customers every day and counting). Architect, implement, and maintain all major product components and infra. Recognized with quarterly Awesome Sauce “improver” award (relentless commitment to excellence) in Q2 of 2022 for my contributions leading this project.
Mentor junior team members. Assist with any technical issues/hurdles to keep them unblocked. Help them work towards team specific and professional goals.
Technologies used: Java, Spring Boot, Maven, Go, Python, PySpark, Hadoop, AWS (Aurora MySQL, ECS, SQS, Lambda, EMR, EC2, Cloudwatch, S3, IAM), Jenkins.
Software Engineer at Verisign from 03/2020 to 03/2021 (1 year)
- Full stack software development (backend and DevOps) on authentication web services.
Senior Software Engineer at Knexus Research Corporation from 01/2019 to 03/2020 (1 year 2 months)
- Full stack software development (backend, frontend, and DevOps) on AI search web services for a Department of Defense (DoD) customer.
Senior Software Engineer at Infor from 02/2009 to 12/2019 (9 years 10 months)
- Tech Lead and full stack software development (backend, frontend, and DevOps) on a multi-tenant Java EE asset management application with a Fortune 500 customer base. Managed a team of six onsite and offshore developers, which included regular travel to Hyderabad, India for face to face co-working and training.
08/2022: MS in Computer Science from Vanderbilt University - Grade: 4.0/4.0
12/2008: BS in Computer Science from University of South Carolina (Upstate)
Licenses & certifications
12/2021-12/2024: AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate
01/2019-03/2020: Department of Defense (DoD) secret security clearance
07/2022-Present: Capital One CODA Mentor - Help recent grads without a computer science background navigate life/corporate culture as a software engineer at Capital One.
09/2022-Present: CodePath Mentor - Review student resumes, perform mock technical/coding interviews, and provide general advice on what it’s like working as a software engineer.