June 29, 2013

Hilary J. Holz, PhD
3687 Madrone Avenue, Oakland, California 94619 (510) 919-3750 ✍ hilary@hholz.com

Full Stack Web Developer
 http://linkedin.com/in/hilaryholz  http://hholz.com

Over twenty-five years experience in software development, twenty as a full stack web developer. EXPERIENCE NestWise, San Francisco, California
April 2013 – present Senior Software Developer ✧ Diagnosed Rails / Salesforce integration gaps via complexity analysis ✧ Recommended mix of technical, cultural interventions ✧ Currently refactoring (observer pattern) Ruby Salesforce proxy and related DelayedJob classes ✧ Moved team Salesforce development to DVCS (github) ✧ Design supports multiple desktop developer tools (Force IDE, MavensMate) ✧ Documented each step of the process on internal wiki to facilitate adoption and continuity of practice ✧ Refactored Apex controller for central custom sObject ✧ Reduced controller footprint, componentized custom Visualforce pages ✧ Resolved several known (as well as previously unknown) bugs Monsoon Company, Oakland, California Jan 2013 – April 2013 dev ✧ Lead developer (server side): Metropolitan Transportation Commission traffic Incident Reporter ✧ designed, implemented RESTful API (JSON and HTML) for iOS browser apps ✧ wrote responsive (Susy) browser app w/responder and admin portals, integrate with Elastic Email for alerts ✧ RoR, mysql, Geocoder, Devise, strong parameters, Redis, Resque, Cucumber, RSpec, Factory Girl, Timecop, Simplecov ✧ EC2, S3, Vagrant, Chef, Berkshelf, Guard ✧ Front end developer: SunRun Personalized URL ✧ custom concrete5 package: single-page application for SunRun's current (c5.4.1.1) and new (c5.6.0.2) instances ✧ BDD with Behat, Mink, and Zombie. Folded SASS, Compass, Susy and Bootstrap into the project ✧ Lead: Monsoon internal devops + coding best practices project (new Confluence intranet) ✧ developed continuous integration (~ github flow) and continuous deployment practices hholz.com 2011 – 2012 Consultant ✧ Author: Octoburn, a blogging engine for information architects http://hholz.com/octoburn (home page) ✧ Includes a rich set of microdata filters (ruby plugin) for intuitive customization of templates http://hholz.com (live) ✧ responsive design (Susy); Google fonts; Vertical Rhythm (Compass) http://github.com/hilary/octoburn (repo) ✧ Tag page generator and tag filters (ruby plugin), integrated with schema.org microdata in semantic HTML5 templates ✧ Sinatra DSL, static pages via Jekyll, uses Octopress's code-related Liquid filters and Javascript for fluid embedding of code ✧ Migrated a set of scoreboards from Google Spreadsheets to Rails ✧ established groups with over 1000 combined users, some overlap, scoreboards played an integral role in their development ✦ Global, polyglot, gender-balanced, teens through retirement, members w/disabilities, several use screen readers California State University, East Bay, Hayward, California 2001 – 2011 Founder / Director, Laboratory for Adaptive Hypermedia and Assistive Technologies ✧ Developed first implementation of unobtrusive user modeling 'in the wild' (no specialized browser, plugin, … needed) ✧ Dynamic pages. Custom mod_perl server injected unobtrusive user modeling Javascript & extracted results for analysis ✦ Contributions to WWW::Mechanize, Module::Install, Apache::TestMB, CIS RHEL Benchmark ✧ Started project (2003) RAD, transitioned to TDD (2005), then to BDD (2006). 100% code coverage, ask me why. ✧ Dynamic (adaptive and personalizable) content, generated from XML stored in postgreSQL, views in XLST ✧ Developed time-before-first-scroll, first metric for time spent reading to be statistically significant in the wild Associate Professor of Computer Science (extensive publication record) http://hholz.com/publications AccessAbility Internet Services, multiple locations 1995 – 2000 Founder / President (AccessAbility was a very early value-added web hosting start up.) ✧ Lead architect, loosely coupled highly scalable control panel, Senior sys admin: Apache (initially NCSA) on BSD/OS

EDUCATION
PhD, Pattern Recognition (minors: Statistics, Experimental Psychology) MS, Computer Science (concentration: Simulation and Modeling) BS, Mathematics and Computer Science The George Washington University, Washington, DC The George Washington University, Washington, DC Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA

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