Bret Lowrey

Software Engineer

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bret@lowrey.me

(530) - 205-3594

Profile

I'm an engineer looking for opportunities that will grow my career and hone the technical skills I have attained. I strive to develop useful software and complex yet elegant computer systems.

Skills

Design

Proven ability to learn and implement computer software in a wide variety of situations. Experience in both independent and collaborative development projects.

Optimization

Credibly streamline and improve existing software implementations into a seamless operation. Done within the limitations of detailed goals, restraints, and requirements.

Maintenance

The skill to detect, triage, and repair complicated systems in mission-critical situations and implement progressive measures to minimize downtime.

Technical

  • JavaScript
  • Java
  • Clojure
  • C / C++
  • Python
  • Rust
  • Scala
  • Oracle
  • PostgreSQL
  • Mongo
  • Express
  • TypeScript
  • React
  • Angular 2
  • Node.js

Experience

Raymond James & Associates (St. Petersburg, FL)

Application Developer Lead

Lead development for a web application used daily by almost every financial advisor in the firm. Responsibilities included coordinating the team of developers, planning and estimating new features, ensuring consistency and correctness of features as the primary code reviewer, and leading the collobration with remote QA, devops, and database teams. Technologies leveraged daily included JavaScript/TypeScript, AngularJS, NodeJS, git, Java 8 with the Spring framework, and Oracle PL/SQL.

2015 - Current

Hewlett-Packard Co. (Chicago, IL)

Software Engineer

Developed, maintained, and managed several software projects for the Autonomy division of HP software, leveraging that a wide ranging amount of technologies. These applications targeted a variety of systems including server, client and embedded platforms. They utilized web services and clients developed with C++, Java, Javascript, C#, and Python. Projects targeted to seamlessly utilize a wide array of both proprietary and open source technologies.

2011 - 2015

Education

University of California, Irvine - Irvine, California

Graduated Spring 2010

Major, Computer Science; Minor, History


University of Edinburgh - Edinburgh, Scotland

Study Abroad - 2008 Term

Bret Lowrey — bret@lowrey.me — (530) - 205-3954