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Member since August, 2012
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I've been a professional software engineer for 11 years. Three of the projects I've worked on are used by millions of people every day. My current focus is on mobile programming, specifically Android.
$65 USD/hr
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  • image of AlwaysProf Private Android App $400.00 USD

    “Absolutely fantastic. His experience definitely shows through, and I'll be using him without hesitation for all future projects. I really couldn't have asked formore, and at a fair price too.”

    Flag of United Kingdom 3 years ago.


Lead Android Developer

Jun 2010 - Jun 2012 (2 years)

- Lead development of Swype for the Android platform, shipping 100 million units in 21 months - Implemented Swype 3.0, overhauling the UI and providing an assortment of new features - Headed up a team of 4-8 developers across 2 geographic sites - Responsible for providing daily builds and bug fixes for customers around the world - Helped design and implement the development process at Swype, including unit

Contract Software Engineer

Feb 2010 - May 2010 (3 months)

Principal Software Engineer

Jan 2008 - Jan 2010 (2 years)

- Wrote and maintained Nuance Mobile Care, a cross platform C++ application for mobile phones. - Ported their flagship customer service application, Nuance Mobile Care, to several open and closed operating systems including Windows Mobile, Symbian Series 60, Nokia Series 40, and other proprietary platforms. - Developed cross-platform features for the Nuance Mobile Care software - Worked as lead engineer on the Series 40 port, responsible for coordinating the effort of multiple engineers. - Explo

Software Engineer

Sep 2005 - Jan 2008 (2 years)

- Wrote and maintained the EBS and RBS Linux based web services in C++. These services were considered tier-1 for availability. - Designed and helped to implement a replacement for Edit Browse Service, a high availability web service that allowed merchants to edit their site's structure. - Developed feature enhancements and bug fixes for the Read Browse Service software, a distributed SOA application that provides the hierarchy data used by the website and many other services - Provided featu

Firmware Engineer

Jun 2001 - Aug 2005 (4 years)

- Wrote and maintained firmware components for All-in-One printer, scanner, copier, fax machines. - Wrote, debugged and successfully certified HP's implementation of the DPS storage to printer communication protocol. - Implemented 48 bit per pixel scanning and 1200 dpi scanning for the first time in a sub-$100 printer. - Internationalized HP's photo proof sheet technology - Rewrote several framework components used across all HP printers.


B.S. Computer Engineering

1998 - 2001 (3 years)