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Jason Weill

hireme@weill.orghttp://weill.org


Objective

Software engineering work (development and product management/ownership) for network-enabled applications, with particular attention to usability and collaborative decision-making. I like products that change the way people think and act.

Education

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with a Minor in Japanese, August 1999 – December 2002

Experience

Salesforce.com, San Francisco, California
Software Engineering LMTS, Tableau, April 2020 – present

Continuing work at Tableau as a harmonized subsidiary of Salesforce.com. Delivering improvements to Tableau Catalog, making it available in more places and with more functionality. Driving improvement in operational processes to keep our services running smoothly in production.

Tableau Software, Seattle, Washington
Senior Software Engineer, September 2014 – March 2020

Web development, including server components, for Tableau's Formatting and Storytelling features. Primary developer for web authoring features for Workbook Formatting. Product Manager for the Development Productivity Program team in November–December 2016. Developing customer-facing features for Tableau Catalog, a new feature, since February 2018. Scrum master for each of these teams.

Amazon.com, Inc., Seattle, Washington
Software Development Engineer, Kindle Content Store, April 2010 – September 2014

Developed front-end user experiences for Kindle devices including two new product lines (Kindle Touch/Paperwhite and Kindle Fire). Expanded existing on-device content store functionality to new countries. Lead store developer on the Kindle Owners' Lending Library and Kindle Unlimited. Substantial work on both front-end server-side rendering (Perl/Mason), client-side web applications (HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript MVC framework), and backend business logic (Java).

Software Development Engineer, Email Platform, May 2006 – April 2010

Worked on the systems responsible for targeting, composing, and sending all e-mail that Amazon sends to its customers. Maintained widely-used e-mail templates, expanded e-mail system scope to include China as a new marketplace, and developed middleware to accommodate mobile phone e-mail services in Japan.

CombineNet, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Product Engineer, May 2004 – May 2006

Worked with a team of engineers and researchers to develop web-based procurement applications for bid collection and scenario-based optimization. Improved the company's application framework, based on Apache mod_perl and MySQL. Worked closely with project managers, fellow engineers, and software testers to ensure quality throughout the software engineering process.

Project Engineer, January 2003 – May 2004

Developed customized solutions that extended CombineNet's core framework to meet our clients' needs. Developed databases, new features, and interface improvements that would eventually be brought back into the framework for use in all other client-facing projects.

Skills
Languages: Perl, Java, Ruby, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, C#, TypeScript
Agile development experience with Scrum, acting as a Scrum Mater, leading a team on 2-week sprints and developing peers to serve as Scrum Masters.