Senior Software Engineer

Mike Christianson photo Senior Software Engineer with 10+ years experience: development, testing, automation, databases, maintenance, mentoring, troubleshooting, debugging, and more.

Delivering Quality and Customer Value

Focused on creating understandable, maintainable, and testable code. Adept at making complex ideas or requirements easy to understand and achievable. Valued by teams for setting standards and providing advice and counsel. Committed to delivering on promises with a strong sense of personal accountability.

Community Member and Leader

Constant individual and group learner. Leader of the _Phoenix Software Engineering Reading Group_.

Skills, Languages, Technologies, etc.

Experimenting With

Home Automation • Home Assistant

Experience With

• Java • Node.js • TDD • Automation • REST • Craftsmanship • JUnit • Telecommute • Agile • JSON • HTTP API • Git • Jenkins • Troubleshooting • Continuous Integration • MySQL • AWS S3 RDS Lambda • Refactoring • HAL • GitFlow • Guava • Mac OS X • Linux • Google Glass • Dropwizard • Jersey • Jackson • Jetty • Concurrency • XML • IntelliJ IDEA • Ant • Subversion • Drupal • Ivy • XStream • Windows • D3.js • Express.js • Passport.js • Amazon Echo Alexa • Raspberry Pi

Conferences and Presentations

Personal Projects

  • Amazon Echo Age Calculator Alexa Skill (2015). An Alexa Skill for calculating age between a given date and now. Node, AWS Lambda, Amazon Echo.
  • Dropwizard Tutorial (2014). Painless RESTful JSON HTTP web services. Java, Dropwizard, Jetty, Jersey, Jackson.
  • Sleeping Barber (2013). My take on the Sleeping Barber program using then-modern Java concurrency constructs. Java.
  • MotoWatcher (2012). Motorola cable modem signal statistics page scraper and notifier. Java, HTTP, XOM, TagSoup, XML, HTML, Growl/Prowl.