Larry Battle

I'm a experienced agile full stack web developer focused on results. I specialize in the front-end development using Angular 2+ and Vuejs frameworks. On the backend, I'm experienced in Java, Spring, Groovy and Grails.

Experience

Senior Full Stack Developer

Spireon Inc

  • Rewrote a reverse geo-location Grails plugin into a stateless Java Spring Boot microservice with 70%+ test code coverage.
  • Built a stateless Single Page App (SPA) in Angular 4 used to resolve issues when importing sales data from 3rd parties. Increased sales by 10%+ by quickly unblocking roadblocks and fulfilling the orders.
  • Created web components with Vuejs 2 to construct a Webhook editor. The editor allows customer reps to update Account webhook configs on the fly. What took 4 people to release a config update, now takes 1.

Technology used
  • Front-end: Twitter Bootstrap 3+, Angular 2+, Vuejs 2, ES6+, TypeScript
  • Backend: Java 7+, Spring Boot 1.3+, Jest, Mockito, Linux
  • Database: MySql, Redis, ElasticSearch
  • Others: Git 2, Jenkins 2

April 2017 - Present

Full Stack Developer

Spireon Inc

  • Work on agile teams with an average of 3 software engineers to add features and bug fixes to multiple client facing single page applications (SPA)
  • Implemented front-end unit testing for 2 projects and increased code coverage from 0% to 30%+. Used Sinon.js, Qunit.js and Ember-Qunit.
  • Develop internal tools and APIs to interface with external wireless telecom providers and to troubleshoot devices within our platform

Technology used
  • Front-end: HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap 2+, jQuery 1.x, EmberJs 1.x
  • Backend: Groovy, Grails
  • Database: MongoDB, Redis, ElasticSearch
  • Others: Git, Jenkins, Docker

July 2014 – April 2017

Web Application Developer Analyst

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, New Mexico, Oklahoma & Texas

Helped maintain and add new featuers to an enterprise enrollment systems that was used by a few thousand employees and external agents. A few of the things I did that save the company time money were:

  • Created a file upload manager that allowed used to upload 1 - 20 documents at once and then modify a few file attributes attached after being uploaded.
  • Rewrote a large portion of front end scripts and jsp to allow for cross browser support, speed up and for better User Experience.
  • Wrote a module that allowed users to navigate between registration pages without forcing them to complete required fields until submission. The previous functionality required input for required fields between switch pages.

Technology used
  • Client side: JSP, Javascript, jQuery 1.7 - 1.10, CSS, SWF (Adobe), HTML4 and HTML5.
  • Back-end: Java, Servlets and Structs
  • Database: IBM DB2 and Microsoft Server 2008
  • Other Tools: IBM MQ Workflow, MyEclipse Blue 10.x, Windows XP, IBM Rational Team Concert, IBM Rational Application Developer (RAD)

April 2012 – June 2014

Education

The University of Texas at Arlington

Bachelor of Science
Computer Science and Engineering
2007 - 2011

Skills

Programming Languages & Tools
Workflow
  • Mobile-First, Responsive Design
  • Cross Browser Testing & Debugging
  • Cross Functional Teams
  • Agile Development & Scrum

Interests

Apart from work, I enjoy writing articles about tech, life and health at bateru.com/news.
Oh and I korean pop (kpop). Sample music video: MONSTAX - Hero

Awards & Certifications

  • Machine Learning
    Coursera Course Certificates, License GEQL6GJMNKVV
    October 2016 – Present
  • C100DEV: MongoDB Certified Developer, Associate Level
    MongoDB, License 101-188-175
    January 2015 – Present
  • Network +
    CompTIA
    November 2005 – Present
  • A+
    CompTIA
    July 2005 – Present