I work at Good Eggs, helping build an online marketplace and operational tools to grow and sustain local food systems worldwide.
I am passionate about developing high-quality, maintainable, DRY, automatically tested software using cutting-edge technology. I strive to utilize the best of Agile methodology, and to lower the barriers between Dev, Ops, and QA.
From 2010-2012, I ran a development consulting shop called New Leaf Digital, specializing in the Drupal CMS and LAMP stack environments.
I served over thirty clients, with projects including a rebuild of a global news site, site repairs, and improving scalability and performance.
For most of these projects, I served as the lead or sole developer, as well as project manager and sysadmin.
During the same period, I co-founded and operated a startup bringing technology to the antiques industry.
Past: MongoDB, MySql, SQL Server. AWS. PHP. Drupal. Varnish. SVN. C++. Windows.
Want to learn: Python. AngularJS.
I thrive in an open-source world, and have tried to give back to the community over the years.
Most recently, I led the creation of a Redis Sentinel Client for Node.js. I co-created a “Data Router” framework on top of Backbone.js, which will be released in the coming months. I contributed to the test framework from which we spun off Jeeves, and from which we will spin off other testing tools in the near future. I wrote a little IRC history bot for my team to stay in the loop.
Effective verbal and written communication.
Context-shifting between high-level strategy/priorities/goals, implementation architecture, and low-level code.
Fluent in Hebrew, proficient in Spanish.
Carpentry, motorcycle mechanics, sailing, cooking, photography, video editing, electronics.