Eric S. Wald


Incremental Improvements

  • Bug Fixes
  • Feature Additions
  • Performance Enhancements
  • Security Patches
  • Automated Test Cases
  • Query Optimization

Primary Languages

  • Python
  • PHP
  • Bash
  • C
  • SQL
  • HTML
  • JavaScript

Software and Platform Proficiencies

  • Linux
  • Apache
  • MySQL
  • Jenkins
  • AWS
  • Windows
  • Heroku
  • PostgreSQL
  • Django
  • Git


Senior Software Engineer, Lucid Software 2021
  • Wrote and updated Piezo jobs for data transfers and API calls between MySQL, SQS, Sendgrid, Snowflake, Marketo, and internal services
  • Updated Scala billing and auditing code to handle new, bundled, and split products
  • Switched Typescript to use new APIs that handle large data sets in chunks
Senior Software Developer, Blip Billboards 2016 - 2020
  • Developed a Django JSON API for a billboard image delivery platform
  • Stored and analyzed billions of transactions using Citus on PostgreSQL
  • Archived images and records to Amazon S3 using periodic Celery tasks
  • Integrated Python and Selenium test suites into Travis CI/CD pipelines
  • Mitigated damage from fraudulent users and potential security risks
  • Mentored new developers on database queries and the back-end code
System Architect, Mu LLC 2014 - 2015
  • Developed the full Django stack for an online micropayments platform
  • Wrote OpenID-based and JSON APIs to enable third-party integrations
  • Billed cards through Spreedly on a dynamic schedule via Celery
Database Administrator, Middlebury Interactive Languages 2006 - 2013
  • Developed and maintained a CakePHP learning management system
  • Integrated third-party systems with SAML, CAS, XML, and JSON APIs
  • Configured and optimized MySQL and Apache servers for multiple sites
  • Tested and published PHP sites using Python and Selenium on Jenkins
Anodization Analyst, NxEdge Inc. 2004
  • Tested aluminum oxide layers with electrochemical impedance spectroscopy
  • Tweaked the manufacturing process based on customer specifications
Research Assistant, Brigham Young University 2003
  • Designed and constructed a photoacoustic spectroscopy chamber
  • Collected and evaluated nanocrystal optical absorption spectra
Physics Teaching Assistant, Brigham Young University 2002 - 2004
  • Supervised laboratory courses of up to 25 students
  • Tutored individual students on a walk-in basis
Research Lab Technician, Planar America 1999


B.S. Applied Physics, Brigham Young University

Selected Courses

  • Semiconductor Processing
  • Solid-State Physics
  • Optoelectronic Devices
  • Electrostatics and Magnetism
  • Quantum Mechanics
  • Electronic Circuit Design