Ellery Harrington

Senior Software Engineer

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ellery@harrington.name

508.925.0660

P.O. Box 612
Shrewsbury MA 01545

Profile

15 years experience, specializing in Java and web development.

Web

From concept through completion.

Applications

Focused on intuitive
UI & UX, and modular architecture.

Databases

Best-practice design of efficient schemas to deployment and administration.

Technical

  • Typescript & Javascript
  • HTML5
  • CSS
  • Java
  • Objective C (iOS)
  • Python
  • C & C++
  • SQL (MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle)
  • NoSQL (Cassandra, DynamoDB)

Skills

  • Technical lead for large development teams, including 3 years of people management.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to new programming languages and environments
  • SQL and database administration for MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle with PL/SQL knowledge
  • Creating and maintaining AJAX-driven websites using jQuery and Angular
  • System administration and technical support for Linux, Windows, and MacOS platforms
  • Ability to teach and assist others with computer skills and programming languages

Education

Worcester Polytechnic Institute Worcester MA

2009   M.S., Computer Science

2007   B.S., Computer Science

Experience

Google Cambridge MA

Staff Software Engineer

2014 - Present

Technical lead for Image Search front end, leading development on an assortment of user-facing features and large-scale infrastructure.

Kenzan Media Providence RI

Developer

2012 - 2014

Website development for media companies. Drupal CMS, back-end Java web applications, and Angular front-end. Team leader for CMS and Member web application.

Independent Software Consultant Shrewsbury MA

2002 - 2014

Work included collaborative ventures and hourly consulting. Development and support of existing websites, web applications, and software. Responsible for management, programming, design, database design and administration, computer/network security, Linux system administration, technical support, and customer service.

Center for Holographic Studies & Laser micro-mechaTronics,
Worcester Poly. Inst. Worcester MA

Research Assistant; Consultant; NIH Fellow; Harvard Medical School Fellow

2007 - 2012

Developed software for laser interferometry platform for Harvard University and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary to control hardware and process live video. Assisted in hardware preparation and experimentation.

NASA Johnson Space Center Houston TX

Software and Automation Specialist

2007

Developed apparatus and software for experimentation in microgravity on the C-9 "Weightless Wonder" aircraft.

Central Transportation Planning Staff Boston MA

Data Resources and Web Programming Intern

Summers 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005

Redesigned and restructured the agency's intranet website. Developed web-based tools for managing personal data, accounting data, and location services. Provided technical support and assistance for employees. Modified GIS tools and interface to improve user experience.