Jeff Meadows


Jeff is a software engineer and web developer who likes Javascript, Rx, Chrome Extensions, Python, C#, LINQ, WordPress, and learning new things.


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Skills

Programming Languages

  • Javascript
  • Python
  • C#
  • PHP
  • Java
  • VBA
  • C
  • C++
  • MySQL
  • some Perl
  • some Objective-C

Technologies / Frameworks

  • AngularJS
  • RxJS, RxPy
  • WinForms, WPF
  • LINQ
  • Node.js
  • jQuery, jQuery UI and jQuery Mobile
  • AJAX
  • WordPress, Drupal
  • Google Maps API, Leaflet.js
  • Google Charts API, d3.js, crossfilter
  • Bootstrap
  • Facebook API, Twitter API

Tools

  • Git, TFS, SVN and ClearCase
  • Nose/PyMox, NUnit, MSTest, PHPUnit
  • Jasmine, Mocha, Chai, Sinon
  • WiX
  • Puppet, Salt
  • IL Disassembler
  • Hive
  • Visual Studio
  • Eclipse/Aptana
  • IntelliJ IDEA, PyCharm
  • MS Office
  • Visio

Jeff possesses many skills across several platforms. He can develop UIs with a strong focus on positive user experience, and he can develop APIs where the focus is reliability and efficiency.

Crucially, he knows when to iteratively improve existing tech and when to start over with something fresh; when to take the time to clarify requirements and when to push forward quickly and iteratively.


Experience

Sr. Software Engineer, Box 2013 - present

  • Designed and developed desktop sync software for Mac and Windows platforms
  • Developed and maintained several open source projects for Python testing
  • Maintained and improved Jenkins-based build system that supported desktop software testing across 9 operating system versions
  • Improved development tools and dashboards
  • 2-time hackathon prize winner

R&D Software Engineer, Agilent Technologies 2006 - 2013

  • Designed and developed signal generation and fading software for Agilent PXB
  • Delivered industry-first gated power meter with application designated measurement period
  • Extensively worked with Agilent Laboratories teams to productize new measurements and novel test methodology
  • Designed a framework for independent deployment and backward-compatibility for signal generation applications deployed on Agilent instruments
  • Developed several small applications to help customers make custom measurements

Contract Web Developer 2011 - Present

  • Developed interactive web map applications
  • Developed WordPress plugins and themes
  • Designed and developed full-stack web application for Magic: the Gathering decklist sharing

Chemical Research Assistant, Pennsylvania State University 2003-2006

  • Designed and developed software for molecular dynamics research
  • Developed software for remote monitoring of chemical simulation software stack

Teaching Assistant, Pennsylvania State University 2004-2006

  • Supervised students using chemical instrumentation
  • Developed easy-to-use instruction manuals for chemical instruments

Education

Pennsylvania State University

3.72/4.00 Cumulative GPA

Dean's List, 7 out of 8 semesters

College Of Engineering

B.S. in Computer Science

Selected Coursework: Data Structures and Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, Operating Systems, Concurrent Scientific Programming

Eberly College of Science

B.S. in Mathematics

Selected Coursework: Discrete Math (Honors), Numerical Analysis, Linear Algebra, Statistics

B.S. in Chemistry

Graduated with Honors

Selected Coursework: Computational Chemistry


Contact

Email: jrmeadows2@gmail.com

GitHub

LinkedIn

Stack Overflow


Portfolio


Flaky

A Python test plugin for rerunning flaky tests.

See it in action

As of Oct 2015:

  • Downloaded roughly 1000 times per day
  • Support added for ~7 versions of Python
  • Responded to and resolved ~17 user issues

Technologies used:

  • Python
  • Nose and pytest
  • setuptools and PyPI

Watershedview

A collection of informative map mashup about local watersheds.

See it in action

Technologies used:

  • WordPress
  • Javascript/jQuery/jQuery UI
  • Leaflet/Google Maps API
  • GeoJSON/TopoJSON
  • AJAX
  • Python/GDAL
  • C#/WPF

Brewery Map

An interactive map for visualizing the geography of the world's top breweries, according to Beer Advocate.

Technologies used:

  • Javascript
  • jQuery
  • Bootstrap
  • Google Maps Geocoding API
  • Mapbox
  • AJAX
  • SQLite
  • lxml
  • GeoJSON


MTGDeck.org

An website for Magic: the Gathering decklist sharing and analysis.

See it in action

Technologies used:

  • Javascript
  • jQuery
  • jQuery Mobile
  • Bootstrap
  • Facebook API
  • d3.js/NVD3
  • Google Charts API
  • AJAX
  • PHP
  • MySQL