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Shirlette Chambers

Software Developer

Personal Info

Address

Metro Atlanta, GA

Phone

336-413-4034

E-mail

Summary

Ambitious, full stack web developer enthusiastic about methodically solving problems, data-driven applications and visual simplicity. Eager to contribute to innovative team projects utilizing my effective communication and analytical skills to build a positive user experience. Seeking opportunities to continuously  learn and grow my skill-set as a web developer.


Skills

Languages:    Javascript - 2 yrs.    HTML - 2.5 yrs.    CSS - 2.5 yrs.    Python - 1 yr.    SQL - 1.5 yrs.    Java - .5 yrs.   

Technologies: Node.js, Express.js, Bootstrap, Angular.js, jQuery, Github, Linux, Scrum/Agile, MongoDB, MySQL, SASS, Sketch, Marrionette/Backbone.js, Restful APIs, React.js, AWS, JSON, AJAX, REST, SaaS, API integration, UI/UX development, CI/CD

Experience

May 2017 present

Utility Engineer

Riskalyze

  • Built and maintained internal tools for company engineers and the customer support teams to continue the company rate of growth.
  • Maintained systems by conducting major refactors and fixing bugs in the code base as they arise.
  • Programmed dynamic applications using the Marionette.js/Backbone.js and React.js frameworks.
  • Resolved and/or closed 65% of the reported software problem tickets over the course of 5 months.

  • Implemented UI and functionality resolutions for 3 major features of the Client-facing product.


Apr 2017 Jul 2018

Teaching Assistant

Georgia Tech Professional Education

  • Provided instructional support to students learning full stack web development skills.
  • Utilized online resources such as Bootcampspot and GitLab to maintain and track student progress.
  • Created methods of differentiated instruction with the instructional team of developers. 

Dec 2016 Mar 2017

Javascript Developer (Node.js)

Merchant e-Solutions

  • Utilized Node.js and Hapi.js to replace pieces of the code and turn them into microservices architecture.
  • Constructed and improved restful APIs that have been consumed by end users using the AWS platform for database storage.
  • Worked in a Scrum / Agile environment with team efforts supported by story point estimation.
  • Technologies used in backend developments: Hapi, Node.js, Winston, Joi and Swagger.

Sep 2013 Jul 2016

English Medium Teacher-Math 

Abu Dhabi Education Council- Al Foaa Cycle 2 school

Projects

Bridesmaidal

 https://bridsmaidal.netlify.com/#/ -https://github.com/Shirlazybrat/Final-Project

  • Full MEAN stack application built with Bootstrap, SASS and custom Sketch designs
  • Incorporated the Google Calendar API for real-time calendar and event creation
  • Created to provide a resource for Brides and their Bridal Parties for planning and communication 

Sheena’s Pickles & Jam

https://sheenaspickles.netlify.com/#/ - https://github.com/Shirlazybrat/NodeEcommerce 

  • Ecommerce site built on the MEAN stack
  • Built Angular directives for accessing user input (e.g. email addresses, phone numbers)
  • Integrated the Stripe API for payment processing
  • Incorporated Token based authentication for user security

Revelry Festival Finder

https://revelry.netlify.com/intro.html - https://github.com/Shirlazybrat/revelry-207421

  • Site that allows user to find local music festivals with corresponding information
  • Combined the Google Maps and Ticketmaster APIs for specific festival details
  • Implemented Scrum method of software development to engineer the MVP
  • Practiced JavaScript coding conventions and collaborative efforts of pair-programming

Education

Jul 2016 Nov 2016

DigitalCrafts Immersive Coding School with UX Design elective course, Certificate of Web Development – Full-Stack

  • Completed 16-week Immersive Program of full-stack software engineer training with main focus on the MEAN stack and Python.
  • Implemented core skills to create dynamic web applications using vanilla JavaScript and JavaScript frameworks (jQuery & AngularJS).
  • Learned best practices of front and back end technologies from highly skilled professionals with 10+ years of development experience.
  • Enhanced personal growth as a developer by completing coding challenges while interacting with the local and online developer community.

Jan 2014 Sep 2015

Walden University, Masters of Science Education, Mathematics Education 5-8

The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership

Aug 2003 Dec 2007

Winston-Salem State University,  Bachelors of Science Degree in Mathematics, minor in Spanish 

Received Advanced Spanish Language and Culture College Credit from Universidad de Alicante, Alicante, Spain, in 2005.