Erin Morelli
Software Engineer

Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience building UX-driven SaaS platforms and client websites. Diverse projects include building and integrating REST APIs, working with large-scale MySQL databases, and creating dynamic front-end social user interfaces. Experienced with version control systems, Agile and Scrum environments, and collaborating with multiple departments both in person and remotely. Excellent presentation and communication skills.
2018-03-26 - Ongoing
Software Development Engineer II
Alexa Language Technologies
    CloudHealth Technologies
    2017-04-25 - 2018-03-16
    Software Engineer
    Designed, developed, and supported CloudHealth’s cloud management SaaS application in a rapid-growth, agile environment.
    • Developed a new 3rd-party integration for Slack during CloudHealth’s Fall 2017 Hackathon event and won third place via a company-wide vote. The prize included time and resources to deploy the project, making it a permanent addition to the platform.
    • Collaborated in a self-driven, interdepartmental team to support CloudHealth’s AWS service offerings, which include cost and usage reports and asset management tools, while utilizing Ruby on Rails, MySQL, Elasticsearch, and in-house Ruby-based reporting frameworks.
    • Worked within the Scrum framework to write, review, test, deploy, and monitor code for both features and bug-fixes on a two week sprint cycle with daily releases.
    • Communicated directly with customers to obtain feedback and improve the usability and quality of delivered features.
    2013-12-02 - 2017-04-07
    Software Engineer
    Developed and enhanced SiteSpect’s digital optimization platform with a large-scale user base utilizing all of the LAMP stack technologies.
    • Helped lead the development of a new UX-focused client portal, which involved close collaboration with the design team. Implemented a new, responsive interface using Perl-based TT2 templates, SASS-based stylesheets, and AngularJS modules that integrated with SiteSpect’s Admin REST API.
    • Worked with the product team to evolve and scale the existing Admin API and to create and launch a new REST-based Engine API.
    • Utilized Agile and Scrumban methodologies, in conjunction with JIRA and SVN softwares, to track, manage, and deploy code within a weekly release schedule.
    • Performed peer code reviews and deployed Jenkins CI harness and performance testing software to optimize code.
    KathodeRay Media
    2011-06-13 - 2013-11-22
    Web Developer
    Collaborated with a team of designers, developers, and marketing professionals to create dynamic and engaging websites for a diverse client base.
    • Designed and implemented modern, UX-driven websites with interactive social features and mobile-friendly architecture for clients with no prior web presence or limited budgets.
    • Worked with WordPress, as well as an in-house PHP-based framework, to deliver user-friendly interfaces and develop custom features to meet clients’ specific needs.
    • Coded website templates, themes, plugins, and other web applications using PHP and MySQL databases in conjunction with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    Human-Computer Interaction - Master of Science
    2009-08-31 - 2011-05-28
    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    Electronic Media, Arts, & Communication (Interaction Design) - Bachelor of Science
    2006-08-28 - 2011-05-28
    • Python
    • Ruby
    • Perl
    • PHP
    • MySQL
    • PostgreSQL
    • SQLite
    • Sass
    • LESS
    • Foundation
    • Bootstrap
    • Node.js
    • AngularJS
    • jQuery
    • CoffeeScript
    • Dancer
    • Flask
    • Ruby on Rails
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • OS X
    • Subversion
    • Git
    • JIRA
    • Confluence
    • Trac
    • Jenkins
    • Travis
    • Solano