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Mike Foy

Back-End Engineer
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About me

Mission driven Software Engineer with a background in finance and wealth management. Strong cross-cultural and cross-functional communication skills, with a deep understanding of business principles, best practices, and business process. Outside work, usually found reading, being a food tourist, and gearing up to walk the Pacific Crest Trail.

Preferred locations

  • None specified
Open to other locations and/or remote work

Previous industries

  • Financial Services
  • Investment Management

Skills

  • GitHub
  • Heroku
  • PostgreSQL
  • Rails
  • RSpec
  • Ruby
  • Travis

Currently learning

None specified

Projects

Walk-Safe

Walk-Safe

Project scope time 80 hours
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Tools Used

  • Heroku
  • PostgreSQL
  • Rails
  • Ruby
  • Travis

Walk Safe was created to empower individuals to walk alone, Walk Safe brings a user's community along from the trip. Utilizing Geolocation and SMS messaging APIs, we keep a user's community informed of their trip status from start to finish. Should an unforeseen trip interruption arise, Walk Safe will immediately alert the user's contact. We've got your back.

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Chess Quest

Chess Quest

Project scope time 90 hours
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Tools Used

  • Heroku
  • PostgreSQL
  • Rails
  • RSpec
  • Ruby
  • Travis

RESTful API design | Javascript | Sinatra Microservice | Travis CI & Heroku • Application in production here, allows users to create a Chess Quest, in which they play each game with just the pieces leftover from their previous game • Developed over 10 days with team of 7 • Led project management and co-developed Rails frontend, backend API, and Sinatra microservice.

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