Profile of BRANDON

BRANDON Full Stack Developer and Automated Monitoring architect with 16+ years of corporate experience in the IT space, and five years of independent web development consulting. I have a slight addiction to learning, so have become familiar with several coding languages and frameworks over the past years (i.e., Javascript, React, Angular, Ruby, Rails, HTML5, CSS3, Python, PHP, Perl). Looking forward to seeing what organizations and projects I can lend my skills to.
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One half Full Stack Web Developer. One half Automated Monitoring / Solutions Architect. With over eighteen years of experience between the two, and familiarity with a multitude of programming languages, I am ready to help architect and build solutions that will help individuals and businesses thrive! I am a versatile, enthusiastic yet laid back, and resourceful professional who is able to quickly come up to speed in any setting, and proactively learn what is needed to execute successfully. Let me know how I can help you!

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Phone Number:(704) 641-6421
Linkedin URL:https://www.linkedin.com/in/brandon-mclean-8871485/

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Work Experiences

  • PRINCIPAL CONSULTANT

    INTELLINET

    October 2016 - Now

    – Architect, install and implement technology monitoring solutions for client organizations. – Extract business and technical key performance indicators from partner requirements, and develop insights and analytics via monitoring dashboards, reports and alerts. – Work with tools including Splunk, Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS), Azure stack, and PowerBI. – Assess and provide security governance and monitoring recommendations based on Azure cloud architecture best practices
  • LEVEL 2 PRODUCTION SUPPORT

    BANK OF AMERICA

    January 2002 - January 2006

    – Managed production defect calls for Customer Relationship Management application. – Elevated to team lead. Supervised daily activities of a team of six individuals.
  • Vice President / Performance Enginieering

    BANK OF AMERICA

    January 2006 - January 2011

    – Prepared performance and trending reports for 50+ applications. – Sped up performance report generation by >90% by developing automation via Perl scripting. – Managed a team of six individuals, both US and offshore based.
  • Vice President / TOOLS ENGINEER

    BANK OF AMERICA

    January 2012 - January 2013

    – Facilitated the install and configuration of Introscope tool to 500+ servers across eCommerce, ATM, and Contact Center apps. – Coordinated the installation, testing, and upgrade of eCommerce platform to version 9.1 of the Introscope agent.
  • SVP / SENIOR MONITORING ARCHITECT

    BANK OF AMERICA

    January 2013 - Now

    – Facilitated the install and testing of Splunk agents across 16,000+ ATM machines. – Collaborated with technology and business stakeholders to develop a Java application which accelerated data availability and reporting for key ATM performance measures by 66%. – Developed Perl script to automate variance assessment between initial and re-branded ATM defect rate values. – Managed implementation and deployment of 23 Sitescope monitors, 10+ Introscope monitors, 16 Tivoli monitors, 10 chassis SNMP monitors, 3 Splunk dashboards, and 21 Aternity monitors for the bank’s ATM with Teller Assist platform.
  • RUBY ON RAILS DEVELOPER

    FIREHOSE PROJECT

    October 2015 - March 2016

    – Collaborated virtually with six web developers to design, develop, test, and deploy an online chess game. – Developed wireframes to initiate user interface build. – Led Test Driven Development, implementing 88% of RSpec unit and functional tests across the chess application. – Personally built and tested the following functionality: – Validate moves for the Queen, Rook, and Pawn. – Indication of checkmate and stalemate conditions. – Turn-based logic for game players.
  • SENIOR RUBY ON RAILS DEVELOPER

    STONE, MCELROY & ASSOCIATES

    March 2016 - September 2017

    – Maintained and enhanced a Ruby on Rails application used to schedule client interviews and manage client profiles. – Developed user login via multi-factor authentication functionality, and custom scheduling/management capabilities for organization’s top tier clients. – Fluently used Ruby, Rails, JavaScript, jQuery and AJAX. – Implemented and configured several Gems, including Devise, Simple Form, Authority, Rolify, Two Factor Authentication, OpenTok, FactoryGirl, and RSpec. – Worked remotely and communicated effectively with both technical and non-technical members of the organization.
  • REACT DEVELOPER

    LEAF FOUNDATION

    January 2018 - February 2018

    – Developed custom React website for Charlotte based non-profit organization. – Architected site with headless Content Management System (CMS), using WordPress as backend Api interface and content management source. Allows easy content management for organization lead. – Integrated Paypal components to donation submission capabilities for site users.
  • REACT & RAILS DEVELOPER

    POLAR NOTION

    January 2018 - January 2019

    – Integrated Wistia video player and video management capabilities into Habitudes curriculum and lesson plan portal. (growingleaders.com/habitudes/). – Added site theming functionality to local Atlanta ministry Content Management System (CMS). – Added Google based geolocation functionality to track users’ locations in relation to restaurants supported by a Food Truck Location and Order Management platform. – Updated React Native component styling on iOS and Android app used to spread daily ministry messages to users. Also built, packaged and distributed iOS and Android bundles to their respective store fronts. – Maintained role as the primary React developer for a large-scale telecommunications platform allowing clients to manage their products and services. Added site theming capabilities, product/service filtering capabilities, and fixed multiple bugs during this role.
  • SENIOR REACT & RAILS DEVELOPER

    FAIR COUNT

    November 2019 - February 2020

    – Developed fully custom data analytics dashboard using React (frontend), and Ruby/Rails (backend). – Built data consolidation automation to combine data from seven external data sources into a centralized backend datastore. – Managed data syncing, access, persistence, and management via custom developed Rails Api interface. – Managed dashboard authentication, authorization, and hosting via Firebase platform. – Created central view of aggregated data stats and independent data drill down views, separated by data source. – Integrated Semantic UI concepts and styling to drive aesthetics of dashboard UI.
  • SENIOR REACT DEVELOPER

    DCBLOX

    September 2016 - April 2020

    – Served as Senior Front-end developer to build fully custom customer portal platform. – Responsible for transferring Adobe based site designs to pixel perfect React components and pages. – Created responsive logic within CSS and JavaScript to handle dynamic element and typography sizing. – Integrated multiple backend Api interfaces for data retrieval, data management, and invoice payment services. – Developed custom step-by-step wizards as React components to usher clients through product and support requests. – Converted several backend Java Persistence Api interfaces to direct JDBC queries.
  • SENIOR FULL STACK DEVELOPER

    STONE, MCELROY & ASSOCIATES

    May 2020 - Now

    – Serving as Senior Full stack developer to complete the build of a fully custom Customer Scheduling and Relationship Management platform. – Providing sole web development leadership for React / Ruby on Rails application (new platform) and separate Ruby on Rails application (existing/Legacy platform). – Completed over 80% of deliverables within four months including platform architecture overview, personal code review and analysis, knowledge transition, task overview and actual development time on existing and new platform.

Education

  • BA

    NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY

    January 1998 - January 2002

    COMPUTER SCIENCE
  • MBA

    UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX

    December 2003 - December 2005

    Masters in Business Administration with a focus on Information Technology
  • BA

    FIREHOSE PROJECT (WEB DEVELOPMENT BOOTCAMP)

    November 2015 - March 2016

    • Fifteen-week, intensive full stack web development program focused on Ruby on Rails