Christian Prescott

Software engineer living and working in Salt Lake City, UT. Engaged in full time commercial web development, contract work, and unique personal projects since 2012.

Employment

  1. 2015 - 2020 Senior Software Engineer, Instructure
    • Contributed to suite of mature Ruby on Rails learning management webapps.
    • Deployed to AWS cloud infrastructure in multitenant SaaS architecture.
    • Developed accessible, localized React and Ember frontend including contributions to shared component library.
    • Supported service teams' networking needs in cloud native environment using Docker, Kubernetes, and Envoy API gateway.
    • Tuned monitors and alerts to maximize uptime and minimize oncall incidents.
    • Practiced adaptive agile development among small distributed and remote teams.
  2. 2013 - 2015 Associate Software Engineer, Fidelity Investments
    • Managed Java Spring project CI under Maven build management to Jenkins and Nexus for deployment to internal PaaS.
    • Enhanced legacy e-learning software with additional REST endpoints and web services.
    • Hacked together JavaScript WebGL 3D portfolio visualization with gesture-based interface.
  3. 2012 Undergraduate Researcher, Clemson University
    • Maintained Perl backend to Genomics Institute web ordering system.
    • Designed and implemented Java batch neuroimage processing, deidentification, and transfer tool.
  4. 2012 Endless Robot Street
    • Originally developed for Windows Phone 7 in C#, a surprising number of people did actually "get" this small physics toy. RIP XNA.

Education

  1. 2012 BS Computer Science, Clemson University