Matt Carrier - Resume


Sonoma State University: Rohnert Park, CA

  • Double Major:
    • B.S. Computer Science
    • B.A. Art Studio

Work Experience

Vertigo Software:
Software Engineer II
August 2013 – Present

Consulted with clients/product owners about feature design, implementation, bug fixes, certification, & deployment. Implemented development processes which allow for repeatable application deployment. Documented product features, issues, API’s, & configuration parameters.

  • DevOps - (Setup development & deployment processes utilizing Docker & Amazon AWS)
  • Setup development processes where code that runs locally is identical to what runs in production
  • Designed, documented & mocked REST API endpoints for an IaaS, PaaS, & SaaS, for an online marketplace to be used by a web hosting/cloud services provider
  • Led project to document an undocumented web site project inherited from another company. This included recommendations to reduce page loading speeds by over 50% and listed steps to setup new development machines & developers to do work on the website.
  • Implemented pre-roll ads & analytics on NBC LiveExtra iOS for SuperBowl 2015
  • Developed build systems with gulp to make up for deficiencies in closed development platforms

Software Engineer
June 2012 – July 2013

  • Developed HTML5 PDF Webviewer using the PDFTron library for a large self publishing magazine site
  • Implemented push notifications with the use of UrbanAirship for Golf Channel Mobile (iOS)
  • Implemented Google Analytics & Facebook OpenGraph integration (Likes & Commenting) for a large self publishing magazine site

Intern Software Engineer
June 2011 – May 2012

Interned while finishing up bachelor degrees at Sonoma State. Integrated Disqus comments for Golf Channel Mobile & Implemented real-time alerts for the Superbowl in NBC SportsTalk.

  • Learned JavaScript, Ajax, HTML5 Canvas, how to work with JSON & XML web services
  • GravityBox, a HTML5 physics tech demo utilizing JavaScript with Canvas & Box2DJS

Sonoma State University:
Adjunct Faculty (Unix Instructor)
August 2013 – May 2014

Instructed evening section of Fall 2013 & Spring 2014 Introduction to Unix class. These classes included a quiz followed by a short lecture with an accompanying lab assignment.

  • Command line basics & introduction to a git based workflow using Github
  • Covered how to setup and lockdown a VPS using DigitalOcean and Amazon AWS
  • Basic debugging of C++ using GDB and introduction to Makefiles
  • Taught basic usage of Vim & Emacs
  • Created weekly quizzes and the midterms

Tech Support
August 2008 – August 2011

Experience communicating with faculty & students to troubleshoot and resolve software and hardware issues with PC’s and Laptops

  • Responsible for imaging & updating system software for seven campus-wide Mac & PC labs
  • Wrote scripts & documentation for application configuration and deployment
  • Managed inventory for faculty computers & rebuilt machines as needed to resolve issues

Immecor Corporation:
Computer Technician
August 2006 – January 2008

  • Assembled and configured enterprise class servers
  • Wrote documentation used by other employees to assemble numerous machines.

Language & Tools Experience

  • Programming languages: JavaScript, Objective-C, Bash, Python, Go
  • Tools: Git, gulp, Docker, Vagrant, Vim, Nginx, Node.js, Browserify, systemd
  • Visual: HTML5, CSS3, Xcode Interface Builder, Photoshop
  • Cloud Providers: Amazon AWS, DigitalOcean, CloudFlare, UrbanAirship
  • Frameworks: Express, Cocoa Touch, AngularJS, Flask, WinJS, ASP.Net MVC
  • Development Platforms: Linux (Ubuntu, CoreOS, CentOS), iOS AppleTV, Windows, Xbox-One, webOS
  • Database: MySQL, Redis, SQLAlchemy
  • Development Methodologies: Agile/Scrum
Author Avatar

Matt Carrier

I am a pixel connoisseur who enjoys the finer details of a Bresenham line. When not staring at arrays of smoothly rendered pixels I enjoy playing guitar and consuming coffee.