Sean Davis

I am a talented software engineer and an experienced leader that builds solutions for today's web experiences.

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About Me

Software Engineer

Clean code, solid documentation, adaptable architecture, effective testing, and agile devOps. I know what makes great software and espouse a holistic view to providing user focused web experiences.

Leader

I have a passion for leading and building teams. As a US Army Engineer Officer I helped mold organizations to accomplish the mission. Servant leadership is more than just a buzzword for me, I have lived it.

Skills

  • C#
  • Java
  • JS (ES6)
  • NodeJS
  • HTML5
  • CSS3

Currently

I am a graduate student at Penn State University pursing a Masters in Software Engineering. I reside in Pyeongtaek, South Korea and develop software from home while I am a stay at home dad for my two young daughters. In May 2020, I will return home to the US.

Experience

MS Software Engineering

August 2018 - Present

Penn State University, World Campus - GPA 3.95

  • Consitently achieves top 10% grades among a cohort of 30 professional Software Engineers.
  • Team lead on all 3 group projects.
  • Java
  • Oracle PL/SPL
  • Object Oriented Design
  • Database Design
  • Design Patters
  • Architecture
  • Enterprise Integration
  • UX
  • Requirements
  • Data Structures
  • Algorithms

US Army Engineer Officer, Captain

January 2011 - January 2017

Engineering Manager

  • Led organizations as small as 3 and as large as 180. Rated top section in my organization.
  • Lead on 6 major training projects that varied between $7 and $18 million and involved anywhere from 150 to 400 Soldiers. Awarded 2 medals for my perforance.
  • Project Engineer on a $180 million-dollar hospital complex in South Korea.
  • Authored a handbook for senior US Army leaders on the capabilities of US Army Engineers.
  • Leadership
  • Operations
  • Training
  • Written Communication
  • Public Speaking
  • Logistics

BS Civil Engineering

August 2006 - December 2010

Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas - GPA 3.1

  • Traffic Engineering Specialization
  • Corps of Cadets Company B-1 Information Technology Officer, Recruiting Sergeant
  • Leadership
  • Traffic Simulation
  • Highway Design
  • Urban Planning
  • Hydrology
  • Calculus
  • Matlab

Projects

Toggle API Integration

REST API student project to integrate Toggl time sheet service with an invoicing and billing service. Built with JavaScript, NodeJS, and ExpressJS. Includes a Swagger (Open API 3.0) specification and documentation for interacting with the API. API hosted on an AWS EC2 instance. Data hosted on MongoDB Atlas.

  • JavaScript (ES6)
  • Node.JS
  • ExpressJS
  • MongoDB
  • Swagger
  • OpenAPI
  • AWS

Responsive personal website to host my background, skills, and experience. Written in pure HTML, CSS, and JavaScript with no dependencies. Hosted on Microsoft Azure via a CDN with Azure Pipelines continuous integration from GitHub.

  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • JavaScript
  • MS Azure
  • Azure Pipelines
  • Continuous Integration
  • Responsive
Lord of the Manor

Small turn based city building game set in the early medieval era. Wrote a custom turn based tile engine in C# and developed a procedual map generation algorithm based on cellular automota. Also created all the art for the game.

  • C#
  • Unity 3D
  • Map Generation
  • Pixel Art