Brian Nance

Advisor, Developer


Highly skilled and experienced full-stack engineer with over 25 years of expertise in developing robust and scalable software solutions. Proficient in a wide range of technologies including cloud-based platforms, analytics, security, REST APIs, Kubernetes, CI/CD pipelines, Terraform, CMS platforms, and various application programming languages. Possesses a deep understanding of JavaScript, PHP, Python, Bash, SQL, and NoSQL databases. Excels in problem-solving, architecture design, and collaboration within cross-functional teams.

Education: B.S. Physics

Technical Skills
  1. Fullstack Development:
    • Proficient in end-to-end web application development, spanning both frontend and backend technologies.
    • Extensive experience in designing and implementing scalable, maintainable, and responsive user interfaces.
  2. Cloud-Based Technologies:
    • Expertise in cloud platforms such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), DigitalOcean, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP).
    • Proficient in deploying and managing applications in cloud environments using services like AWS EC2, S3, Lambda, DigitalOcean Droplets, Spaces, Kubernetes, etc.
    • Skilled in optimizing applications for cloud infrastructure and leveraging serverless architectures.
  3. Analytics:
    • Experience with data analysis, visualization, and reporting using tools such as Google Analytics, Kibana, and Tableau.
    • End to End Conversion tracking with Segment, Google Ads, Meta Advertising and LinkedIn
    • Proficient in extracting insights from large datasets and implementing data-driven decision-making processes.
  4. Security:
    • Deep understanding of web application security principles and best practices.
    • Experienced in implementing secure coding practices, vulnerability assessments, and penetration testing.
    • Proficient in securing applications against common vulnerabilities such as cross-site scripting (XSS), SQL injection, and cross-site request forgery (CSRF).
  5. REST APIs:
    • Strong knowledge of designing, developing, and consuming RESTful APIs.
    • Skilled in architecting scalable API structures and adhering to RESTful principles.
    • Experience with API documentation tools like Swagger and Postman.
  6. Kubernetes:
    • Proficient in containerization and orchestration using Kubernetes.
    • Skilled in deploying, scaling, and managing containerized applications using Kubernetes clusters.
    • Experience with Kubernetes tools and concepts such as pods, deployments, services, and ingress controllers.
  7. CI/CD Pipelines:
    • Expertise in setting up and managing Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) pipelines.
    • Skilled in using tools like AWS Code Pipeline, Jenkins, GitLab CI/CD, or Circle CI to automate build, test, and deployment processes.
  8. CMS Platforms:
    • WordPress: Proficient in developing custom themes and plugins, extending core functionality, and managing WordPress websites.
    • Craft CMS: Experience in building and customizing content-driven websites using Craft CMS.
    • Strapi: Skilled in developing headless CMS-powered applications using Strapi, an open-source Node.js-based CMS.
    • Contentful: Experience in building content-driven applications using Contentful, a flexible headless CMS.
    • Sanity: Proficient in creating customizable and structured content models using Sanity, a headless CMS platform.
  9. Programming Languages:
    • JavaScript: Proficient in both frontend and backend frameworks such as React, Angular, Node.js, and Express.js.
    • PHP: Extensive experience in building dynamic web applications using frameworks like Laravel and CodeIgniter. Proficient in WordPress development.
    • Python: Proficient in Python for web development, scripting, and automation.
    • Bash: Skilled in shell scripting for automation and system administration tasks.
    • SQL: Strong understanding of relational databases, proficient in writing complex queries and optimizing database performance.
    • NoSQL Databases: Experience with popular NoSQL databases such as MongoDB, Redis, and Cassandra.
Professional Traits
  1. Problem Solving: Demonstrated ability to analyze complex problems, identify efficient solutions, and implement them effectively.
  2. Architecture Design: Skilled in designing scalable, modular, and maintainable software architectures to meet business requirements.
  3. Collaboration: Experienced in working collaboratively within cross-functional teams, contributing to effective project delivery and successful outcomes.
  4. Continuous Learning: Strong commitment to staying updated with emerging technologies and industry trends, continuously expanding skillset.
  5. Adaptability: Capable of quickly adapting to new environments, technologies, and project requirements.
  6. Leadership: Proficient in mentoring and guiding junior team members, providing technical guidance, and fostering a positive work environment.

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