Rochester, NY 14616
(315) 591-5483

Joshua A Axtell

Areas of expertise

Leading a team through problem solving, data modeling, and performance tuning using Java and PL/SQL. Designing web applications for scalability and high availability across multiple tiers.

Experience

Senior Software Engineer - Mindex Technologies
May 2018 - Current
Rochester, NY
  • Full stack development on a statement of work team leveraging AngularJS, Java, Spring, and Oracle
  • Using Windows, Linux, Docker, and Openshift
  • Supporting operations leveraging Jira, Jenkins, XL-Release with XL-Deploy, JFrog Artifactory, Splunk, and AppDynamics
  • Working with Git, Gradle, ESLint, Jasmine, JUnit

Lead Software Engineer - Thomson Reuters
June 2012 - May 2018
Rochester, NY
  • Worked with Exadata X4 and X5 as well as 160 core 40TB Oracle databases, doing development and application DBA type work
  • Worked with Java, Scala, and Oracle on Linux, in docker containers, and on Windows
  • Lead a team of five engineers for a hadoop project leveraging scala, spark, and the Cask data application platform.
  • Worked with Git, Mercurial, Subversion, Maven, Jenkins, Jira, Crucible, and a JFrog Artifactory
  • Promoted from Senior Software Engineer in June 2016

Software Engineer Contractor - Wellington Steele and Associates, onsite at Thomson Reuters
January 2011 - June 2012
Rochester, NY
  • Write PL/SQL for Oracle Exadata data warehouse and data mart
  • Tune SQL for optimal performance
  • Use java SAX parser to process xml
  • Use ant, subversion, and hudson to maintain and build java projects
  • Use hadoop to process large collections of data on a cluster
  • Create a web application using GWT and Spring
  • Administer virtual machine using lab manager

Software Engineer, CXTec
October 2006 - September 2010
Syracuse, NY
  • Design and implement web applications using Java, JSP, Struts, JSTL, PL/SQL, Oracle Reports, Oracle Workflow, Dojo, CVS, and Subversion
  • Design and implement tables, views, materialized views, indexes, triggers, scheduled jobs, java stored procedures, and packages in PL/SQL
  • Test and tune web applications and database
  • Responsible for creating technical specifications based on discussions with end users and business analysts.
  • Created and maintained multiple version control repositories for different uses (intranet applications, extranet applications, oracle reports and scripts).
  • Created webservices to allow extranet applications to use PL/SQL in the intranet application.
  • Created adaptors for 3rd party web services.
  • Promoted from Associate Software Engineer after one year

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science, Oswego State University
Oswego, NY
Cayuga Community College
Fulton, NY
  • Computer Science concentrate
  • Honors standing

Skills

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