Heavy Equipment Mechanic @ United States Marine Corps
All around badass engineer with a focus on backend infrastructure. I've helped build, deploy and monitor large scale distributed systems with a bunch of cache infrastructure thrown into the mix for Facebook and Microsoft. Also some professional experience with image and video transcoding services at FB and MSFT and mobile infrastructure development. I've developed mobile apps and
All around badass engineer with a focus on backend infrastructure. I've helped build, deploy and monitor large scale distributed systems with a bunch of cache infrastructure thrown into the mix for Facebook and Microsoft. Also some professional experience with image and video transcoding services at FB and MSFT and mobile infrastructure development. I've developed mobile apps and web services for fun and am currently using those skills to make an incredible experience for weight trainers with Gravitus.
Co-Founder and CTO @ Building a community for weight lifters. From June 2015 to Present (7 months) Greater New York City AreaSoftware Engineer @ Building software to speed up the network. I worked on web servers and reverse proxies, key-value engines, monitoring infrastructure and real time image transcoding services to help build a terabit class CDN from the ground up. I also helped build a multi-platform mobile client networking library from the server components we built for load balancing and static-resource serving. From January 2012 to July 2014 (2 years 7 months) Software Development Engineer II @ I am a developer on a small team at Microsoft. Our product is a high availability, scalable, low latency, distributed system which powers Microsoft's online advertising efforts and other data stores which require reliable and very fast remote execution and data storage. From July 2009 to October 2011 (2 years 4 months) Heavy Equipment Mechanic @ Served in Al Anbar province of Iraq from Jan - Aug 2008. Duties were preparing and operating vehicles in military convoy missions and assisting the construction and destruction of forward operating bases. From June 2003 to June 2009 (6 years 1 month) Roanoke, Virginia AreaSDE Intern @ Worked in the adCenter middle tier to fix production bugs, some minimal feature work and a project to parse and verify various video formats. From September 2008 to December 2008 (4 months) SDE Intern @ Several projects in the adCenter middle tier to demonstrate system support for new video ad formats. Worked with MS Research to implement and demonstrate a new interactive ad type which relied on video, and other formats our system did not previously support. From May 2007 to August 2007 (4 months) SDET Intern @ Automated a suite of manual basic verification tests and assisted the team in developing a new test framework. From May 2006 to August 2006 (4 months)
Bachelor of Engineering, Computer Science @ Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University From 2004 to 2009 Bryan Alger is skilled in: C#, Python, Distributed Systems, C++, Software Development, Mobile Applications, C, PHP, .NET, Java, Linux, Software Engineering, Swift, Django, iOS
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