Dan is a very experienced Full-stack Technical Architect with strengths in cloud architecture, enterprise architecture, and object-oriented design. He earned a Master of Science degree in Software Engineering from the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota. Dan spent the past 15 years using the Microsoft .NET frameworks (1.0 to 4.7) and .NET Core frameworks (1.0 to 3.1) to develop many full life cycle projects. For the past 10 years+, he has been working in the cloud, mostly Azure and a fair amount of AWS.Hire Dan
Reviewed current Azure cloud utilization and security infrastructure. Made recommendations and implemented changes spanning all application environments.
Technology: Azure, Terraform, Azure DevOps (AzDO), ServiceNow, Github, OAuth, Azure Active Directory (AAD), Swagger
Founding member of the Cloud Security Engineering (CSE) team that oversees enterprise-wide best practices. The CSE team was instrumental in migrating on-prem applications to the cloud.
Technology: C#, AWS, Azure, REST APIs, Terraform, Multi-cloud, Azure Functions, Splunk, Data Lakes, SEIM
Developed an enterprise-wide backend data store wrapped in a REST Web API. Joined the eight-person team a few months after they started and helped deliver a successful 1.0 release.
Technology: Microsoft .NET Core 2.1, C#, REST, Web API, Kestrel, RabbitMQ, Kafka, Swagger, Moq, xUnit, Node.js, Jenkins, BuildKite, DataDog, GitHub, AWS Technologies (Postgres SQL, Redis, Elasticache, Docker, Kubernetes, Key Vault)
Carried out the evaluation of Western Regional Examing Board’s IT situation. Including their vendor relationships, and why they were having so many problems, both with their vendor and with the issues resulting from poor software delivery.
Successfully delivered a fixed-bid turn-key Azure-based web solution for CTC’s extensions to AutoCAD. Project delivered early and under budget.
Technology: Microsoft .NET 4.6.2, C#, MVC 5, Entity Framework 6, Razor, OWIN, TopShelf, HighCharts, WebSockets, SignalR, jQuery, Bootstrap, AutoMapper, MiniProfiler, GraphDiff, MsgPack, RedGate
Azure Technology: Web Apps, SQL Server, ReDiS, deployment slots, storage containers, SendGrid (email)
Rewrote Microsoft’s Retail Employee resource portal ExpertZone.microsoft.com over the course of 4 years. Forked the ExpertZone code base to create a Microsoft portal for educators Education.microsoft.com and enhanced it for over a year.