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Apr 2016 - Current
December 2017•Conference Talk
On Quiet Developers•North Bay Python 2017
An adaptation of a talk given at AlterConf NYC, this expanded talk will address recruiting, hiring, and empowering Quiet Developers from the perspective of team leads, managers, and other leadership positions.
Fall 2017•Feature Release
Upcoming (TBA)•Engineering Lead
Summer 2017•Feature Release
Performance Advisor•UI Engineer
Performance Advisor is a monitoring feature in MongoDB Atlas that monitors queries that MongoDB considers slow and suggests new indexes to improve query performance.
September 2017•Mentor and Panelist
Out 4 Undergrad Tech Conference • San Francisco, CA
Co-Mentor for a team of LGBTQ undergraduates working to begin a career in engineering and engineering-adjacent roles. Panelist on a panel focused on software engineering experiences.
August 2017•Conference Talk
On Quiet Developers (video)•AlterConf NYC 2017
Open Source contributions are one of the most common de facto means to judging the competency of engineers, despite frequently resulting in the further marginalization of already marginalized people. In this talk, I coin the term "Quiet Developer" for developers who are active, engaged, but to the eyes of many completely invisible for many reasons. I dive into how developers like us survive, what employers can do to empower us, and in doing so ultimately chip away at the monolithic idea of "community engagement", highlighting instead the many less-visible communities so many of us are part of
Spring 2017•Feature Release
Data Explorer•UI Engineer
Data Explorer gives users in MongoDB Cloud products to manage their deployments the ability to view databases and collections, indexes, and search for documents in browser rather than needing to connect and use the mongo shell.
Winter 2016/2017•Feature Release
Real Time Performance Panel•UI Lead
RTPP provides users in MongoDB Cloud products performance data at one second granularity in real time, along with displaying hottest collections, scaled load of the operations impacting those collections, and longest running queries.
On Quiet Developers•Redefining Community Engagement in Software Development
Oct 2014 - Feb 2016
Winter 2016•Feature Release
Project Churchill•UI Lead
Full client-side single page application in AngularJS allowing jobseekers to filter and find jobs, create a common profile, and apply to multistage, multimedia job applications. Project discontinued due to company-wide layoffs and lack of funding
Summer/Fall 2015•Feature Release
Project Truman•Engineering Lead
Full refactor and relaunch of a client-side single page application in Backbone allowing employers to create and post job listings tied to online multimedia job applications, create common application templates, review applicants, and manage teams across store locations and user accounts
Spring 2015•Feature Release
Responsive UI Overhaul•UI Lead
Redesign of marketing product and job search / application for all device sizes
Omnicom Group Era
NOV 2011 - OCT 2014
Enterprise Applications Specialist (2013-2014)
Nationwide Active Directory administrator. Scripted solutions in python involving financial on-boarding, emergency contact systems, and content generation in Sharepoint.
Diversity Council•LGBTQ Taskforce for North America (2012-2014)
Support Engineer (2011-2012)
NOV 2011 - OCT 2014
B.A. Computer Science, Oberlin College (2011)
B.M. Music Composition, Oberlin Conservatory (2011)
Introduction to Javanese Gamelan•Fall 2009, Spring 2010
Gamelan Kyai Barleyan•Fall 2010, Spring 2011
Guest Lecturer, Ethnomusicology (Music of Java)•Fall 2010, Spring 2011
Secondary Lessons, Music Composition•Fall 2009 through Spring 2011
Primary Instructor, Music Composition•Oberlin Summer Composition Institute 2010, 2011
Grants and Honors
Theodore Presser Fellowship (2009) for study of Javanese Gamelan in Surakarta, Indonesia
Pi Kappa Lambda Honor Society (2011)