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Background


About

About

My name is Tommy Parnell, I have a bachelors degree from Southern New Hampshire University. I am currently working for vistaprint.com as a Software Engineer. My current interest is with nodejs, dotnet core, and docker

Work Experience

Work Experience

  • Software Engineer IIVistaprint.com

    Jan, 2015 - Present

    I work on the gallery team at Vistaprint. We own anything that could be a gallery, and keyword search.

    • Built on React.js, ES6, and Backbone events. I worked on our very client side heavy SPA. I also created many puppet modules, javascript gulp tasks, docker images, and tooling to manage our Autoscaled EC2 environments.

  • Lead Systems EngineerVistaprint.com

    May, 2011 - Jan, 20153 years 8 months

    DevOps Engineer, Technical lead for our monitoring team.

    • Wrote and maintained a custom monitoring platform written in C#

    • Wrote our own version of pagerduty in C#

    • Created tooling to support the uptime of our infrastructure

  • IT Network Tech, Salem School District

    Jul, 2010 - Apr, 20119 months

    Work on everything from helpdesk to our vmware cluster.

  • IT Network Tech., Somersworth School District

    Jun, 2007 - Nov, 20092 years 5 months

    Provided autonomous helpdesk support.

Skills

Skills

  • Software Languages
    C# JavaScriptDartRubyGoSQL
  • CI Tools
    VagrantPuppetJenkinsArtifactoryAzureAWS/EC2Docker
  • Software Platforms
    XamarinMVC 5MVC Core 1.0NancyFxRakePuppetChefExpress.jsNode.jsSails.js
Education

Education

  • B.S., Information Technology, Southern New Hampshire University

    Jan, 2010 - Aug, 2014

    3.79
    Discrete MathematicsStrategic Management and PolicyDatabase Design and ManagementObject Oriented Analysis/Design
Awards

Awards

  • C# Specialist (Programming in c# 70-483) Microsoft

    Awarded on: May 10, 2015

    Covers advanced topics with c# such as the TPL, Diagnostics, Data access, Security and Eventing

  • MSFT Technology Associate (.NET Fundamentals 98-372) Microsoft

    Awarded on: Apr 01, 2014

    Covers JIT compilation, OO design and the BCL in the .NET stack

  • Fiber Optic Technician Fiber Optic Association

    Awarded on: Jan 01, 2010

    Basics of fiber cabling, and design.

  • Certified Fiber Optic Specialist /H (CFxT) Fiber Optic Association

    Awarded on: Jan 01, 2010

    Specializing in Last mile fiber architecture.

  • Certified Premises Cabling Technician (CPCT) Fiber Optic Association

    Awarded on: Jan 01, 2010

    Certification covering fiber on premises.

  • Advanced Fiber Optics Technician (AFOT) Fiber Optic Association

    Awarded on: Jan 01, 2010

    Advanced Fiber topics include Fusion Splicing, Architecting major fiber roll-outs, Optical Time Delay Reflectors

Interests

Interests

  • Music

    GuitarCelloPiano
  • Cloud Compute

    AzureAWSRackspaceLinodeDigital Ocean
  • Responsive Web Design

References

References

  • Raghu Venkatesh

    Tommy is smart, motivated and committed to his priorities and goals. He is eager to learn new tecnologies/standards and also works towards suggestions and implementations for best practices. He has displayed expertise in .NET development and has contributed in different tools that we used on daily basis.

  • Irwin Bramson

    I have known Tommy Parnell over the period of several years while he was a student at SNHU. He took several mathematics courses with me and I did get to know him extremely well. I have very vivid recollections of him. This young man is exceptionally bright, articulate, and a pleasure to have in class. He is extremely helpful as a student who followed my lectures effortlessly and occasionally corrected my mistakes. He is very friendly, well respected by his peers, and does not hesitate to help someone struggling with a mathematical concept that he can explain well.