Aaron Young

Aaron Young

Software Engineer

Location
New York City, New York, United States
Email
Phone
(917) 882-1044
Website
https://aaronyoung.dev
GitHub
Brainomite
LinkedIn
Aaron Young

Experience

Software Engineer at auticon US

Highlights

  • Analyzed previously created queries to improve performance for loading medical claims data using MS SQL and T-SQL, resulting in an average improved T-SQL query performance of 66%.
  • Led the creation of and taught an internal SQL course to train coworkers utilizing MySQL, T-SQL, and Excel, supporting 200% team growth in a 3 month period.
  • Developed internal tool to analyze 9,500+ SQL queries to determine construction of fields using JavaScript, Electron, and T-SQL, increasing efficiency for over 20 internal employees.
  • Created Excel macro automations for initial hospital onboarding report creation in VBA, T-SQL, and Excel, resulting in an increase in efficiency of 95%.
  • Collaborated with DOS Claims team to revamp their internal documentation using MS Suite (Word, Teams, OneNote, Excel), leading to ability for team members to easily locate correct information.

present

Mentor at Thinkful Online Learning

Highlights

  • Mentored students 1:1 on JavaScript, React, Node.js, Express, SQL, HTML5, and CSS3, as well as object oriented programming principles, assisting 20+ individuals to re-skill in jobs as software engineers.S

Software Engineer at Stephen Einstein & Associates P.C. – New York, NY

Highlights

  • Oversaw all backend architecture and programming for financial and legal information database, including asset and document management and cloud storage and backup using AWS, Linux, VMWare, and MS Windows Servers, supporting 100X growth over 15 year period.
  • Spearheaded database migration and network infrastructure integration following acquisition of rival law firm, including physical server relocation and related IT infrastructure.
  • Launched proprietary automated dialer system, integrating with internal PBX phone system to accommodate 24 simultaneous calls, improving productivity 50%+ and saving over 80% in subscription fees.
  • Led development of automated document management system using VB6 and MySQL, allowing attorneys to quickly upload, tag, and retrieve legal documents, increasing law-firm productivity by 400%.
  • Implemented using Visual Basics 6 and MySQL-based proprietary document storage solution, reducing weekly backup times from 76 hours to 10 hours on average.

Software Engineer (Contract) at Pinpoint Technologies Too – New York, NY

Highlights

  • Developed tool to determine potential portfolio purchases using JavaScript, Node.js, Express, PostgreSQL, and Nunjucks, allowing partners to more efficiently determine portfolio values worth up to $35 million prior to purchase.
  • Constructed system to monitor portfolio performance metrics utilizing JavaScript, Node.js, Express, Nunjucks, and PostgreSQL, enabling portfolio managers to make a decision within 1 day to determine portfolio sell decisions.

Education

in Computer Science from Queens College with GPA of

Publications

Why you should use Yubico Authenticator for your Yubikey by

What is Yubico Authenticator and why should we use it?

Using two fonts in VS Code: One for Emphasized Cursive by

I give directions on using two fonts simultaneously in VS Code

JS: How to create private class instance variables without using experimental features. by

I explain how to hide internal functions and variables that will not be available by the consumer of the class.

Tools for Seeding Databases in Node.js by Level Up Coding

Multiple tools for seeding a database for projects, personal and or professional.

How to Auto reload a full-stack JavaScript project using nodemon and webpack-dev-server together by ITNEXT

Step by step instructions

Why use ZSH? by

We are going go through the process of setting up ZSH and Oh My Zsh on Mac and WSL2’s Ubuntu 20.04

Setting up a JS Dev Env with WSL2, Ubuntu and VS Code by

We are going go through the process of setting up Ubuntu on windows using the “Windows Subsystem for Linux 2” to work with Node, VS Code and Git.

Configuring Git to Better our Lives by

I give directions for setting up a git commit template & using VS Code for commit messages

Styling VS Code by

I provide fonts, icons, and themes for adjusting the look of VS Code

Setting Up and Using NYC's HTML report by

I show how to setup and use NYC’s HTML coverage report.

The case for system backups in addition to Git or another VCS by

I go over what I believe is the best practices

Languages

English
Fluency: Native speaker

Skills

Software Engineer
Level: Proficient
Keywords:
  • JavaScript
  • React
  • Redux
  • Node.js
  • Express
  • SQL
  • PostgreSQL
  • SQLite
  • MySQL
  • MS SQL
  • Mocha
  • Chai
  • Sinon
  • Heroku
  • Git
Software Engineer
Level: Exposure
Keywords:
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Python
  • AWS
  • MongoDB
  • Firebase
  • Travis CI
  • Circle CI
  • Jasmine
  • Jest

Interests

Board Games
Keywords:
  • Strategy games
  • Party games
  • Hidden traitor games
Animals
Keywords:
  • Dogs
  • Cats
Drones
Keywords:
  • DJI Mavic Air 2

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