Kelvin Spencer

Principal Software Engineer

Kelvin Spencer

Principal Software Engineer

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I am Kelvin Spencer!

Principal Software Engineer

I am a software engineer at General Dynamics Information and Technology contracted with the United States Air Forces Special Operations. I did my undergrad at ITT Technical Institute. While attending school full time, I worked as an independent freelancer and a lead PHP web developer for a radio broadcasting company.

Profile

Full name

Kelvin Spencer

Current Location

Florida, USA

Mail

kelvin.spencer@gmail.com

Awards

2019 BEYA International Modern Day Technology Leader
2018 GDIT Engineer of the Month


SKILL AND CERTIFICATIONS

Certifications

Active DoD Security Clearance, VMware AirWatch Associate, VMware Airwatch Professional, Amazon Solution Architect Associate, Amazon Solution Cloud Practioner, Security+

Languages

Python, Swift, PHP, JavaScript, jQuery, HTML5, CSS3

Systems

Linux (Ubuntu, CentOS, Red Hat), Mac OS X, Windows

Frameworks

Codeigniter (MVC/PHP), Web2Py(MVC/Python)

Databases

MySQL, Postgres, SQLite

Automated Unit Testing

Appium (NodeJS)

Environments

Agile, Kanban & Waterfall, CI/CD

Additional Experience

AWS Web Services(5+ years), WordPress, Joomla, PyroCMS, Web2Py, Android Studio, xCode, tkinter


WORK EXPERIENCE

General Dynamics Information Technology

Principal Software Engineer - March 2018 - Present

Primary duties of designing, analyszing, overseeing the development for a suite of applications within the company’s portfolio and tasking on-site and remote engineers with tasks for each project. Also, work with product owners and provide operationally efficient design & solutions for applications in support of customer’s requests.

General Dynamics Information Technology

Senior Software Engineer - January 2018 - March 2018

Primary duties of executing and assigning tasks as a lead developer, while assisting junior developers during the development of scalable and efficient solutions for applications in the portfolio.

General Dynamics Information Technology

Software Engineer - September 2016 - December 2017

Primary duties of assisting and executing tasks provided by lead developers, while working with fellow engineers during the development of scalable and efficient solutions for applications in the portfolio.

Spencer & Associates

Small Business Owner - January 2012 - Present

Primary duties are to work with operations and provide a wide range of development and support for several clients including but not limited to architecture, design, implementation, testing and maintenance. Manage projects by allocating time to contract workers and internal team members via an in-house built project management system.

MixerCreative

Senior Engineer/Consultant - October 2012 - 2016

Develop and provide support for but not limited to several eCommerce systems, for internal and external web applications for use by customers and employees. Additionally integrate physical applications with web portals to collect and store data for statistical use as well as provide IT Technical support and Network configuration for company’s network layout.

MySong.FM

Chief Technology Officer - June 2010 - January 2012

Oversee all technical aspects of the company along with working with Executive Management to grow the company through the use of technological resources. Utilize active and practical approaches to guide all employees in IT and IO departments to maintain the company’s strategic goals established in the company’s strategic plan.

Service Broadcasting (K104/KRNB/KKDA)

Senior PHP Developer - May 2007 - October 2012

Lead Developer with primary duties to work with operations and provide support for several domains including but not limited to architecture, design, implementation, testing and maintenance.

UT Magazine

Creative/Art Director - June 2007 - January 2010

Responsible for leading the team, developing creative guidelines and directing creative work, including print collateral, websites, email campaigns, television and radio advertising, and many related tasks. Report directly to CMOs and other directors, replying on extensive experience and professional judgment to plan future executive projects.

UT Magazine

Web Designer - January 2007 - May 2007

Create the look, layout and features of the Magazine website with skills from both graphic design and computer programming. Once the website is created, manage and integrate additions to the website. Remaining task were to keep the site up-to-date and prioritize needs, among other tasks.

Naroni Media Solutions

PHP Developer - June 2003 - January 2010

Develop, create and implement of a wide variety of Web-based products using PHP, JavaScript, MySQL and AJAX.



Education


College

Western Governors University - January 2010 - Currently On Hold

Western Governors University (WGU) is a private, nonprofit, online American university based in Salt Lake City, Utah. The university was founded by 19 U.S. governors in 1997 after the idea was formulated at a 1995 meeting of the Western Governors Association. The university uses a competency-based learning model, with students working online. Robert Mendenhall is the current university president. Its accreditation is through the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

College

DeVry University - June 2007

Designed to leverage and build upon prior education and work experience, the bachelor’s degree in Technical Management was developed with transfer students in mind. This degree completion program advances your knowledge in your area of interest, while helping prepare you to move into a supervisory or management position. With an associate degree or at least twelve qualifying transferable college credits, you can earn your bachelor’s degree in Technical Management in less time and with less cost. Plus, our thirteen areas of specialization allow you to tailor the program to your background and interests. Choose from specializations in business, health information management, or criminal justice.

College

ITT Technical Institute - Graduation June 2006

ITT Technical Institute is an institution of higher learning that is committed to offering quality undergraduate, graduate and continuing education locally, nationally and worldwide to students of diverse backgrounds, interests and abilities.

High School

Talented & Gifted Magnet - Graduation May 2004

The School for the Talented and Gifted at the Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Magnet Center (commonly referred to as TAG or TAG Magnet) is a public college preparatory magnet secondary school located in the Oak Cliff area of Dallas, Texas. The school enrolls students in grades 9-12 and is a part of the Dallas Independent School District. It is known for its liberal arts, Advanced Placement Program and intensive education style. In 2006, 2007, 2009, and 2010 Newsweek named the school the #1 public high school in the United States. In 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015, U.S. News & World Report named TAG the #1 public high school in the United States.



SKILLS


Programming Skills

  • 80% Complete
    PHP 80%
  • 80% Complete
    Python 80%
  • 85% Complete
    CSS 85%
  • 85% Complete
    Javascript 85%
  • 75% Complete
    MySQL 75%

Professional Skills

  • 70% Complete
    Comunication 70%
  • 90% Complete
    Leadership 90%
  • 85% Complete
    Confidence 85%


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ADDRESS

13359 North Highway 183 Suite 406-513 Austin TX 78750

PHONE

(972) 729-9899

MAIL

kelvin.spencer@gmail.com

Thank you!

"You can never achieve happiness without sadness."

Kelvin Spencer