Daniel Allen

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I'm a project manager and software engineer living in the San Francisco Bay Area. For initial contact, please use my personal email account: allen.daniel.james@gmail.com

Key Skills

  • Strong computer science foundation with experience in several languages and technologies.
  • Familiar with many positions throughout the software development life cycle: design, implementation, build engineering, quality assurance, maintenance, and project management.

Technical Background

  • Python, SQL, CLI (bash/zsh), Perl, JavaScript, jQuery, HTML, CSS, C, C++, C# (.NET), Java, PHP
  • OS X, iOS, UNIX, Windows
  • Xcode, Eclipse, Visual Studio, Office, Adobe Photoshop

Experience

Apple

Software Engineering Project Manager; Cupertino, CA. February 2014 - Present.

  • Project manager for builds, SW features, and infrastructure improvement initiatives
  • Evaluate, prioritize, and escalate regressions/hardware blockers found in daily builds, drive discussions with teams to resolve
  • Automate processes related to release status, bug management, builds, and testing
  • Drive convergence of software builds for seeds and final release
  • Work cross-functionally with project managers, software engineers, QA, Marketing and Legal

Senior Build Engineer - OS X; Cupertino, CA. August 2011 - February 2014.

  • Designed and implemented solutions for complex integration efforts
  • Investigated and coordinated major infrastructure transitions
  • Improved daily workflows by automating processes
  • Triaged and prioritized OS X Build & Integration bugs
  • Worked cross-functionally with project managers, software engineers, and QA
  • Provided consistently quick turnaround times for blocking issues

Personal Projects

Pursued during my free time

  • Created web frontend from scratch using JavaScript, jQuery, HTML, and CSS that interacts via WebSockets with C# (ASP.NET) and Microsoft SQL Server backend
  • Designed the user interface, scheduled features, tracked bugs, created milestones

  • Created flyers, handouts, and promotional materials for recruiting and fundraising events
  • Designed the chapter website and Facebook page

Education

Purdue University

West Lafayette, IN; Graduated: May 2011.

  • Major: Computer Science and Mathematics; Minor: Psychology
  • Cumulative GPA: 3.85/4.0

Awards and Organizations

  • Indiana Resident Top Scholar
  • Purdue Academic Success Award
  • Robert C. Byrd Scholarship
  • Computer Science Scholarship
  • Dean's List - Every Semester
  • Upsilon Pi Epsilon International Honor Society for the Computing and Information Disciplines
  • Computer Science Undergraduate Student Board (Co-chair)
  • Delta Lambda Phi (Vice President, Treasurer, Technology Chair)