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Quentin R. Baker


Professional Profile

Enthusiastic young software engineer with a strong record of app development, software and developer support, firmware development and maintenance, and technical writing.

Core Competencies

AWS Development, Administration, and Networking - Objective C and Swift for iOS - Chef automation - Linux System Administration - C Firmware Development - .NET Core

Work Experience

Software Engineer, SpinDance Inc.

Sep 2018 - Present (3 Years)

My Experience includes:

  • Maintaining and Upgrading In-house Systems. Serve as the primary person in charge of maintenance and updating the company's infrastructure-as-code. Currently leading the migration process from Chef to a new stack deployed with Terraform and Ansible technologies.
  • Developing Enterprise-Scale APIs. Leveraging the Azure platform and modern .NET technology, I work with a hybrid team across three businesses to develop and deploy a back-end API that delivers equipment telematics on a global scale.
  • Producing Cloud-connected Firmware. Using the ESP32 platform, deliver firmware that can both reliably and consistently function according to customer expectations and desires; enabling detailed custom metrics and firmware updates via MQTT.
  • Maintaining and Creating Cloud Infrastructure. As an AWS Certified Developer, I am one of the go-to individuals for creating, maintaining, or troubleshooting AWS cloud services across the board, including EC2, S3, IoT Core, and all things AIM.
  • Supporting other Engineers. Manage internal and customer server deployments, triage incidents with DataDog when on-call, and remove technical or infrastructure blockers for other teams.

Education

Calvin University (Formerly Calvin College) - Computer Science, B.S.

 May 2019

Certifications

  • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner        

Oct 2020

  • AWS Certified Developer - Associate

Jun 2021

Open Source Contributions

  • TrueWiki - Lightweight, Git-based Wiki software