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Chris S. Expert iOS and Swift developer

Chris S.

  • $58/hour
  • Remotely (meetings possible)
  • 5 Years
  • Full-time (40 hrs/week)
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Extensive knowledge in Client / Server interactions and API design focused for mobile devices. Expertise in iOS native development both in Objective-C and Swift (usage of swift sense beta). Deployment of web based applications both monolithic and micro service oriented architecture written in Node, Java (Spring boot and Drop Wizard).Ground up CI/CD integrations with Circle CI, Jenkins and Buddy Build. AWS platform development utilizing many of their tool sets including Elastic Beanstalk, S3, RDS, Lambda and Route53.

Skills and experiences

Skills and experiences

VP of Engineering

JPMorgan Chase, Jersey City, Nj - March 2018 to Present
  • CI configurations for mobile and micro services
  • Scope and design iOS features end to end in collaboration with product
  • Conduct iOS VP Level interviews
  • Managed migration of legacy monolith application to microservices on Pivotal Cloud Foundry
  • Research and Development on new technologies brought into the firm (OAuth2, Apigee Gateway)
  • Conducted many presentations based on research to executive team leads

Head of Engineering

Sightworthy, New York, NY - Aug 2017 to Dec 2017 (consultant)
  • Managed AWS Elastic Beanstalk, RDS, S3, IAM Users and Security Groups
  • Developed API’s and data model, implemented in Node and Postgres SQL
  • Provided documentation for onboarding new Sr Engineers
  • Managed Front End Engineer tasks and API Integrations

Sr iOS Engineer

Classpass, New York, NY - May 2017 to Present
  • Rapid prototype on new product based on bluetooth and streaming video
  • Contributes to iOS codebase to help systemic issues (build times, networking bugs)
  • Designed endpoints in microservices with Java / Dropwizard
  • Designed and implemented iOS features end to end (API to client integration)

Technical Lead

Simplifeye, New York, NY - Feb 2016 to May 2017
  • Developed ground up iOS App in Swift ( including watchOS app )
  • Developed extensive node web services including admin tools, messaging and client serving API’s
  • Help established agile workflow
  • Lead major projects from both a product and technical requirement perspectives ( focused in internal tools )
  • Establish focused prioritization for the company and define metrics to gauge success for those priorities
  • Helped enforce and establish a QA testing process for mobile
  • Built internal tools to make testing releasing software more efficient
  • Implemented unit and integration tests for API layers
  • Established formal recruiting process

Mobile Lead

Plated, New York, NY - Dec 2014 to Feb 2016
  • Developed ground up iOS App in Swift that grew from 0 to 30k MAU
  • 99% crash free user experience
  • Lead major business moving features from and concept to deployment phase
  • Built team around an agile value system focused on scrum

Mobile Engineer

Shutterstock Inc., New York, NY - March 2013 to Dec 2014
  • Contributed to a vast iOS iOS legacy codebase including, bug fixes, new features and debt assessment
  • Built ground up prototype and beta version for the Mobile Contributor App

Mobile Engineer

Everyday Health Inc., New York, NY - March 2012 to March 2013
  • Developed iOS applications for large user bases including Diabetes In Check and What To Expect
  • Researched with CouchDB and other Server Side technologies
  • Updated legacy projects and code bases

Flash Developer

McCann Erickson, New York, NY - April 2011 to March 2012
  • Developed all Flash work for McCann Erickson, NY using Flash 10 3D tools
  • Performed research and created prototypes using iOS, Unity3D, HTML/CSS/JavaScript

Lead Flash Developer

VML, New York, NY - February 2010 to April 2011
  • Managed Flash team of 6 developers, overseeing coding standards and timelines
  • Managed workflow, schedules and best development practices for team
  • Hired and trained new developers

Flash Developer

JWT, New York, NY - August 2008 to February 2010
  • Researched and worked extensively with the latest Flash technologies
  • Acted as Flash Lead on award-winning campaigns for DTC and Zapataur , which was featured on

Flash Developer

BurnLounge, New York, NY: March 2007 to August 2007
  • Worked on all Flash projects implementing new components in a complex OOP Application

Educations and Certifications

B.A, Music Synthesis

Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA Aug 2005
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