Kyle Pollich

Software Engineer and Web Developer

Email: kpollich1@gmail.com

Website: kylepollich.com


About

Passionate, driven full stack web developer and software engineer. Experienced problem solver and systems architect specialized in data-driven applications and backend development.


Skills

DevOps

  • AWS
  • Docker
  • Linux
  • Git
  • GitHub
  • Heroku
  • Nginx

Databases

  • MySQL
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Postgres
  • MongoDB

Back End

  • Node.js
  • Express
  • Hapi
  • Ruby on Rails
  • C#
  • REST APIs
  • Microservices
  • Redis
  • Elasticsearch
  • GraphQL

Front End

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery
  • React
  • Gatsby
  • Styled Components

Work

Shift Lab (May, 2017 - Present)

Developer, Lead Developer

As a developer at Shift Lab, I work closely with a wide variety of clients to provide support, make architecture recommendations, and create unique web experiences. In April, 2018 I accepted a position as a Lead Developer and began leading development teams on primarily React and Node.js projects.

  • Lead development on full stack Ruby on Rails and Javascript applications
  • Maintain and support inherited Rails and React codebases
  • Provide DevOps and architecture support and consulting
  • Create detailed technical proposals and system engineering documentation
  • Design and implement a large scale "replatform" for breastcancer.org with tools like Contentful, Node.js, Auth0, GraphQL, and Discourse

Clipper Magazine (March, 2015 - May, 2017)

Web Development Intern, Backend Web Applications Developer, Lead Backend Developer

I started at Clipper as an intern during my time at Millersville University in March, 2015. Initially I worked mostly on some automated email and reporting technologies within our C#/.NET project. In early 2016 I accepted a position as the Lead Backend Developer. I led development efforts on a custom Email Service Provider using a microservice architecture, Node.js, Docker, and AWS. I also implemented a third party content integration using Node.js and MySQL, and a Rails 5 API serving an Ember.js frontend for an email marketing platform.

  • Maintain and iterate on a C#/Webforms codebase
  • Implement and architect REST API's in Rails and Node.js
  • Implement a microservice-oriented Email Service Provider with Node.js, Docker, and AWS
  • Work extensively with Microsoft SQL Server and MySQL
  • Perform extensive code review, implement development standards, and manage Git repositories
  • Participate in and drive architecture and solution engineering discussions

The Webstaurant Store (December, 2014 - February, 2015)

Development Intern

I worked as an intern over my winter break in 2014-2015 for the Webstaurant store in Lititz, PA. A Clark Associates company, Webstaurant is an e-commerce company that sells restaurant supplies and equipment. As an intern on a large team of developers, I worked primarily with the site's admin/CMS creating reports for internal use.

  • Coldfusion, MSSQL, HTML, CSS
  • Create custom reporting/CMS tools for marketing and content employees

Millersville University IT Dept. (December, 2013 - December, 2014)

Student IT Worker

While I was in school, I was employed as a student worker by Millersville's IT department. I performed a number of duties under the university's technology staff.

  • Repair, clean up, and troubleshoot student computers
  • New equipment setups, faculty technology repairs, troubleshooting, etc

Education

Millersville University of Pennsylvania

B.S Computer Science 2011-2015