BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
August 2016 - present
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennesse is a large medical insurance company providing benefits to groups as well as individuals through the ACA marketplace.
As a senior developer at BCBST, I work with the team providing the Member, Employer, and Broker portals. We use IBM WebSphere Portal for the backend and utilize Vue.js and React for frontend development. We also develop REST services using JAX-RS which are deployed in WebSphere Application Server.
As part of my role here, I mentor junior developers and provide leadership on technology choices and implementation. I work with other departments for security implementation, enterprise SOA, database support, and infrastructure.
February 2014 - July 2016
CodeScience is the first and best Product Develpment Oursourcer for Salesforce. As a developer here, I worked with several clients to build custom applications for the AppExchange using Apex, VisualForce, AngularJS, and Twitter Bootstrap.
I also was the in-house Ruby on Rails expert providing consulting services to clients using that platform. These applications were stand alone as well as integrated with the Salesforce platform using the Force.com REST API.
Senior Software Developer
April 2012 - February 2014
At ShoreGroup I worked with PHP, Java, and C++ to develop features for the CaseSentry product. All development and implementation was done on Slackware and Ubuntu Linux distributions. Very large datasets were managed with sharded MariaDB databases.
Systems Consultant III
August 1997 - March 2012
Unum is a large disability insurance provider based in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Over my career at Unum I worked in various roles and technologies. I spent some time as a manager and team lead but predominantly I was a developer.
Technologies I worked with included Java, C++, Visual Basic, AIX, SQL Server, and DB2. I worked with business areas such as corporate accounting, human resources, and legal providing custom software solutions and integrations into other systems.