Matt G. Wagner

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Matt G. Wagner - Resume

Email: [email protected]
Mobile: 813-413-6839
Code: GitHub
Web: MattGWagner.com
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Summary

I am an experienced and enthusiastic technical leader, serving as architect and mentor on distributed engineering teams for over ten years. I have experience in companies ranging from the Fortune 50 to start-ups, coupled with over eight years of service as an Officer in the U.S. Army and Florida National Guard. I have experience as an on-the-ground commander and coordinator of National Guard Soldiers serving in emergency response situations. I am passionate about my profession, endeavoring to produce outstanding results in whatever I’m tasked to do.


Technical Skills

Professional Experience

Red Leg Dev, LLC

Owner, Principal Engineer - June, 2018 - Present

MercuryWorks - Tampa, FL

Principal Software Engineer - August 2017 - Present

U.S. Army, Florida Army National Guard

MOS 13A, Field Artillery Officer - September, 2011 - Present

Training & Schools

CertiPay - Winter Haven, FL (Remote Worker)

Principal Software Engineer – October 2014 - August 2017

Technologies

Roles & Responsibilities

DealerTrack Technologies, Inc (Remote Worker)

Lead Software Engineer – July 2014 - October 2014

ASR Pro, LLC (Acquired by DealerTrack in July 2014)

Senior Software Engineer - July 2012 - July 2014

Technologies

Roles & Responsibilities

MIDFLORIDA Credit Union - Lakeland, FL

Developer II - December, 2011 - July, 2012

Roles & Responsibilities

AutoLoop - Clearwater, FL (Remote Worker)

Software Engineer - August 2010 - September 2011

Roles & Responsibilities

JPMorganChase - Tampa, FL

Web Applications Developer - June 2008 - August 2010

Roles & Responsibilities

University of South Florida Controller’s Office - Tampa, FL

IT Systems Support - May 2007 - May 2008

University of South Florida Academic Computing Help Desk - Tampa, FL

Student Technology Consultant - January 2006 - December 2006

Conferences/Volunteering

Gator Redleg Chapter of the U.S Field Artillery Association - Web Architect

Lead redesign of core public-facing website to include integrating newsletter handling, membership database, event coordination, and photo album sharing.

Great American Teach In - Speaker - Slides

The Great American Teach-In is an annual event coordinated by the Polk County Public Schools’ Department of Public Relations and Strategic Partnerships to celebrate American Education Week.

During this event, members of the community are invited to speak to students about their careers, travel and hobbies, and how their early educational experiences relate to their current lives.

Students enjoy the opportunity to hear real stories from real community members. Each year Teach-In volunteers inspire students to stay focused and keep looking ahead to the future. In previous years, volunteers have come in costume, shown students their work-related equipment, performed songs, dances and plays, offered potentially life-saving information, showed off their pets, discussed career options, shared precious souvenirs, talked about other parts of the world, cooked delicious meals, stepped down from the pedestal of celebrity to meet students at their level, or simply read a story.

The Teach-In introduces students to career options they might never have considered, hobbies they might never have discovered, and activities they might never have experienced.

Tampa Code Camp - Speaker

October 2017 - “Resiliency Patterns: Managing Failure in a Chaotic World”

A survey of the resiliency patterns and techniques for managing transient failures in a distributed or cloud-connected world. Topics will include circuit breakers, retries, timeouts, and bulkheads using the Polly library for C# and the Hysterix library for the JVM.

July 2016 - “Moving Fast Without Breaking Things in .NET”

I provided insight into my background and experience on the .NET platform while working in organizations that can’t afford to have outages and regressions while still embracing continuous integration and agile processes.

Code Lakeland - Speaker

I am a regular member and speaker at Code Lakeland, a group who meets to discuss tech-related topics monthly. I presented on improvements to the hiring and interviewing process during the March 2017 meetup.

Operation Code - Mentor

I mentored veterans of the US military who are transitioning into new careers in Information Technology and Software Development, providing interview preparation, career coaching, and side-project code reviews and insight.

Education

University of South Florida - Tampa, FL

Degree: B.S. Computer Information Systems - Graduated May, 2009

Florida Academic Scholars - Bright Futures Scholarship recipient
Men’s Varsity Baseball, 2006 - 2007
Intramural Crew Team - 2005

Major Curriculum (Abbreviated)