Davin Lawrence

Davin Lawrence Resume

Prepared for WP Engine

GOAL

Securing a position with WP Engine to ensure quality and reliability of services, apply my talents in a constructive environment, and further my skills.

Experience

SecondBrain, Austin — DevOps / Lead Developer

December 2016 - May 2018

Techstars Music Alumni 2018. Technical lead responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining the backend system for deep learning NLP systems.

  • Improved and expanded AWS deployment to ensure reliability and availability of services. Created and deployed custom AMIs to speed up deep learning training prior to the launch of AWS Sagemaker service.
  • Managed uninterrupted services through rapid development by utilizing Rancher to deploy dockerized microservices. Oversaw the design and dockerization of company assets.
  • Deployed and maintained private Gitlab server for company use. Responsible for enforcing git practices and coordination between frontend and backend developers.
  • Managed development team using Python, React, and Javascript to deliver rolling updates to consumer apps.

Austin Community College, Austin — CIS Tutor

March 2019 - May 2020

  • Designed, created, and maintained online tutoring portal to continue tutoring services through the novel coronavirus epidemic.
  • Leveraged industry experience to assist students with understanding problems with Python, C++, algorithms and data structures, Unix, JavaScript, Swift, Oracle/SQL, MS Office, HTML, and CSS.

Switched On, Austin — Web Design / Sales Manager

August 2015 - Dec 2017

Floor manager responsible for smooth operation of the sales floor and coordination between sales and repair staff.

  • Overhauled website to incorporate in-store and website inventories. Designed and built custom Shopify web-front using Liquid Script, CSS, HTML, and Javascript to create streamlined customer orders.
  • Troubleshoot and identify technical problems in professional electronic musical equipment. Perform low-level electronic repairs to speed up turn around time on repairs.
  • Built community and customer relations by giving in depth workshops and individual tutorials on highly specialized music equipment.

Experience

Smartish, Austin — Process Automation

June 2020 - Current

  • Created a blend of selenium web-scraping, API development, and VBA scripts to automate and centralize sales reporting
  • Built an automatic system to handle custom printing from fetching order information to automating Adobe Illustrator and printing labels.
  • Analyzed Customer data to create a self-updating heat map of where customers live to focus marketing goals.
  • Maintained basic company IT infrastructure.

Austin Community College, Austin — CIS Tutor

March 2019 - May 2020

  • Designed, created, and maintained online tutoring portal to continue tutoring services through the novel coronavirus pandemic.
  • Leveraged industry experience to assist students with understanding problems with Python, C++, algorithms and data structures, Unix, JavaScript, Swift, Oracle/SQL, MS Office, HTML, and CSS.

SecondBrain, Austin — DevOps / Lead Developer

December 2016 - May 2018

Techstars Music Alumni 2018. Technical lead responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining the backend system for deep learning NLP systems.

  • Improved and expanded AWS deployment to ensure reliability and availability of services. Created and deployed custom AMIs to speed up deep learning training prior to the launch of AWS Sagemaker service.
  • Managed uninterrupted services through rapid development by utilizing Rancher to deploy dockerized microservices. Oversaw the design and dockerization of company assets.
  • Deployed and maintained private Gitlab server for company use. Responsible for enforcing git practices and coordination between frontend and backend developers.
  • Managed development team using Python, React, and Javascript to deliver rolling updates to consumer apps.

Switched On, Austin — Web Design / Sales Manager

August 2015 - December 2017

Floor manager responsible for smooth operation of the sales floor and coordination between sales and repair staff.

  • Overhauled website to incorporate in-store and website inventories. Designed and built custom Shopify web-front using Liquid Script, CSS, HTML, and Javascript to create streamlined customer orders.
  • Troubleshoot and identify technical problems in professional electronic musical equipment. Perform low-level electronic repairs to speed up turn around time on repairs.
  • Built community and customer relations by giving in depth workshops and individual tutorials on highly specialized music equipment.

Altared Weddings and Events, Austin — DJ / MC

September 2016 - October 2018

Live DJ for private corporate events and weddings. Personally responsible for event success and on site management of client relationships.

Freelance Audio Engineer, Austin

2004 - 2014

Studio and live sound reinforcement, Stage management, Logistical planning for a variety of events and spaces.

Summary of Technical Skills

Programming Languages: Python, C++, Bash Script, Golang, CSS, Javascript, Java, VBA, ARMv7/8, Liquidscript

Software Engineering: Agile Development, Docker, Git, Microservices, Unix, Make, CMake, Linux GCC, Arm, AWS Deployment, Jupyter, Teensy/Arduino, Pandas, NumPy, Matplotlib, Vega Visualization

Education

University of Texas, Austin - Computer Science

August 2020 - May 2023

Computer Science student pursuing Bachelor Degree. Completed Course work: Data Structures, Computer Organization and Architecture. Current UT GPA: 3.21.

Austin Community College, Austin — AAS Computer Science

June 2018 - May 2020

Honors Student. Instruction in Python, C++, Data Structures, System Architecture, Academic Fresh Start Initiative STEM GPA: 3.88, Overall FSI GPA: 3.81

Austin Community College, Austin — AAS Commercial Music Management

January 2010 - December 2012

Music Business with emphasis on technical ability in live and studio applications, acoustics, business management, technical writing.

Projects

Community & Volunteer, Austin