Jeremy Brayton

Full Stack Web Developer

Woodstock, Georgia, US
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Summary

Over 8 years as a full stack web developer, including over 10 years as a systems administrator specializing in development across a multitude of web platforms and technologies. Continually evaluating workflow efficiency to improve code quality and increase productivity throughout the team. Honing the ability to decipher new methodologies to discover their proper fit in a developer's toolbelt. Solving complex problems using purposeful code with an emphasis on being as concise as possible.

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Skills

  • Technical
    • HTML5
    • JavaScript
    • CSS3
    • Elixir
    • PHP
    • Node.js
    • Git
    • Subversion
    • Apache
    • NGINX
    • MySQL
    • PostgreSQL
    • Redis
    • Photoshop
    • JIRA
  • Frameworks
    • Vue.js
    • React
    • Phoenix Framework
    • Laravel
    • Tailwind CSS
    • Bootstrap
    • Webpack
    • Gridsome
  • Techniques
    • Agile Development
    • Continuous Integration
    • Continuous Delivery
    • Automated testing
    • Responsive web design
    • Payment gateways
    • Issue and project tracking
    • Monitoring and alerting
    • Application containers
    • Virtual machines
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Certifications

  • CodeSchool
    • Rails for Zombies Redux
    • JavaScript Road Trip Part 1
    • Front-end Foundations
    • Front-end Formations
    • Real Time Web with Node.js
    • JavaScript Road Trip Part 2
    • Try Ember
    • ES2015: The Shape of JavaScript to Come
    • Building Blocks of Express.js
    • Try Elixir
    • Mixing It Up with Elixir
    • Powering Up with React
    • Rails for Zombies
    • JavaScript Road Trip Part 3
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Experience

  • The reThink Group, Inc.

    Software Engineer
    • Pioneered foundational REST API, profoundly utilized by critical systems such as the warehouse backend and the eCommerce storefront.
    • Established customer payment processing system, through securing sensitive information within Authorize.net, handling an average of 6500 transactions per month.
    • Oversaw automated testing and deployment strategies, utilizing Gitlab CI and custom Docker containers to diminish execution times from 4 minutes per job to under 1 minute.
    • Strengthened the Orange Materials website by leveraging the Digital Ocean Spaces CDN for streaming and downloads, considerably reducing support tickets and decreasing page loads from an average of a few seconds to milliseconds.
    • Introduced CMS for managing events information as a single page application (SPA) while also exposing an API for marketing websites to consume.
    • Revitalized the archiving process for content delivery, tremendously reducing wait times from upwards of 45 minutes per change to an average of under a few minutes.
    • Spearheaded processes that synchronized essential information between the foundational API and critical systems.
    • Coordinated metrics and alerting effort, leveraging Prometheus and Grafana to isolate bottlenecks and prevalent usage patterns.
    • Contributed enhancements to F/OSS projects utilized by the organization, while also maintaining forks of significant dependencies.
  • INTOUCH Interactive

    Senior Software Engineer
    • Implemented customer kiosk systems in HTML5 as single-page applications (SPAs).
    • Assembled REST services to expose POS devices like receipt printers and barcode scanners to web-based kiosk applications.
    • Created a deployment suite to handle the distribution of updated deliverables from our servers to several client machines.
    • Crafted REST services for customer kiosk applications to expose external services like weather forecasting.
    • Enhanced the resiliency of Flash content within SiteKiosk by leveraging JavaScript.
    • Transitioned code repositories from Subversion to Git, utilizing submodules to segregate dependencies.
  • Swerdlin & Company

    Software Engineer
    • Expanded web-based protected file-transfer for important client documents, introducing bulk transfers and a streamlined user interface.
    • Migrated critical daily trading applications to a modern platform, maintaining feature parity while considerably increasing stability.
    • Replaced Excel VBA macro that processed timesheet files for billing and payroll purposes, improving reliability and the user experience.
    • Supported customer service call center desktop application.
    • Integrated Windows service to relocate fragile TAPI line monitoring from customer service machines to dedicated call monitoring servers.
    • Produced administrative interface used by IT to manage configuration parameters of critical systems.
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Education

  • Computer Science Bachelor (Incomplete)

    Southern Polytechnic State University
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Interests

  • Video games
  • Comedy
  • Soccer
  • Music
  • Anime
  • Time travel
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References

Jeremy is extremely intelligent and very knowledgeable. He is constantly evolving and improving his skills as a Software Engineer. You could call him a jack of all trades but I would consider him an ace of all trades in the software development life cycle. He is always one of the hardest workers in the room. His work ethic is second to none. Also, he is quiet, level-headed, humble, and always willing to help any level of developer. I would recommend him to any development team.

- Tyler Dotson

Jeremy is an extremely bright and capable person. He consistently steps up to take on tough development challenges and his focus on work is outstanding. Jeremy's development skills are very senior and I can easily recommend him for his ability to push through important projects.

- Bryan (Andy) Weaver