Matt ZANDSTRA

SYSTEMS DEVELOPER - November, 2015 to present

Calgary, BC


EXPERIENCE

Tesera Systems Inc.

  • Implement and optimize data ­heavy workflows.
  • Develop programs to manipulate millions of lines of data.
  • Maintain and update internal and client ­facing applications.
  • Work in  a "dev­ops and development" capacity.

 

Project Architect and Developer - 2012 to October, 2015

childcarepro.ca

  • Follow Agile workflow from requirements to implementation to support.
  • Work with stakeholders to develop requirements.
  • Coordinate with business team to create accurate user stories.
  • Work with business and development teams to implement accurate scenarios and to organize into feasible releases.
  • Utilized multiple applications servers with load balancers to improve performance.
  • Audit and improve legacy Java WebObjects applications.
  • Write bash, perl and ruby scripts to automate deployment and maintenance tasks.
  • Monitor and troubleshoot Java and WebObjects applications.
  • Implemented TDD & BDD on our legacy codebase, implement TeamCity CI server.
  • Implemented new features on a separate project, integrating with legacy applications.
  • Integrate with internal and vendor APIs for data processing.

 

Web Application Developer & Web Infrastructure Administrator - 2010 to 2012

AvenirIT

  • Developer on SidekickCRM using PHP, MongoDB, Coffeescript and KnockoutJS.
  • Maintain, update and monitor servers (Rackspace).
  • Maintain and update customer web sites.

 

Web Application Developer - 2008 to 2010

Leinco Technologies

  • Develop websites and portals using Apache, PHP, MySQL, Linux, shell scripts.
  • IT support for windows based network with Linux Domain Controller, Samba file sharing, barcode scanners & VOIP phones.
  • Detailed requirements analysis for new web portal to company inventory system.

 

EDUCATION

Computer Analyst Programmer, January 2009 to ­June 2012
Red River College, Winnipeg MB

 

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • SDEC - Winter, 2012
  • Code PaLOUsa - Spring, 2014

Deep technical experience in open source platforms, tools, virtualization technologies, open source application migration, application lifecycle management, application / database design.

  • Planning: Agile Software Development, Behaviour Driven Development, Continuous Integration
  • Platforms: Ruby, Java, Javascript, CSS3, HTML5, jQuery, node.js, Rails, angular, react
  • Tools: ssh, sublime, vim, zsh, bash, make, capistrano, knockoutjs, SASS, nvm, rvm
  • Environments: Linux, Apache, Nginx, Java WebObjects, *SQL, SQLite, MongoDB
  • Services: AWS, Rackspace, DigitalOcean, Twilio, etc.