01 April 2019 — Written by Joe Boulos

Joseph Anthony Boulos

Email: jab12288@gmail.com
Phone: 530-304-1583
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Technical Skills

Front End: JavaScript (ES5 and ES6), HTML5CSS3, React, Backbone, Bootstrap, Redux

Back End: Node.js, Express, MongoDB, Mongoose, MySQL, Firebase, RESTful API Development

Testing: Jasmine, Mocha, Chai, Jest, Enzyme, New Relic, loader.io, artillery.io

Deployment: [ AWS: S3, EC2, ELB, EBS, CloudWatch ], Docker, Travis CI, Heroku

Developer Tools: nginx, Git, npm, Webpack, Babel


CryptoCurrency Tracker, Full Stack Developer
A MERN stack app that tracks Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum and Ripple cryptocurrencies.

  • Retrieves recent pricing history of Bitcoin using CoinDesk API.
  • Retrieves daily pricing history for Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum, Ripple using CryptoCompare API.
  • Implemented search functionality, allowing clients to select pricing history for any date.
  • Increased service loading speed using Amazon S3 to serve static media content.
  • Deployed service on AWS EC2 for future scalability.

Technologies Used: React, Express, Chart.js, Bootstrap, CoinDesk API, CryptoCompare API, AWS EC2

Twitch Service, Full Stack Engineer
An application that mirrors Twitch services.

  • Architected system backend to scale 10M records via stress testing and PostgreSQL query optimizations.
  • Deployed service and database instances into AWS EC2 for horizontal scaling.
  • Integrated AWS Elastic Load Balancer for autoscaling leveraging AMI and Docker technologies.
  • Implemented Nginx reverse proxy w/ caching to increase service throughput to 12k rps at 3ms per request and 0% error rate.
  • Integrated AWS autoscaling configuration and load balancer.

Technologies Used: React, Webpack, Node.js, Express, PostgreSQL, Sequelize, Artillery.io, Loader.io, AWS EC2, AWS ELB, AWS CloudWatch, nginx, pm2

Pure HTML5 CSS3 Website, Front End Engineer
A website built to showcase pure HTML and CSS.

  • Front end application built using HTML5 and CSS3.
  • Models a basic website layout and design.
  • Fully compatible on both desktop and mobile devices.
  • Deployed on AWS Elastic Beanstalk.

Technologies Used: Node.js, Express, AWS EC2, AWS S3

Checkout Simulation application
A MERN stack E-commerce style app with redux and authentication

  • Created NoSQL database that allows clients to create, retrieve, modify or delete entries.
  • Client data rendered in React components, graphs using Chart.js, Bootstrap tables.
  • Fully functional with authentication.
  • Deployed to EC2 on AWS for scalability.

Technologies Used: React, Node.js, Express, MongoDB, AWS EC2, AWS CloudWatch, nginx, pm2


Special Programs Lead | Electric Gas Industries and Association | 2015-2018

  • Oversaw rebate processors and customer representatives daily tasks.
  • Provide high level support to supervisory staff in the administration of complex tasks including: reports, audits, quality control and assurance measures.
  • Handle customer escalations by email, phone and in person.
  • Collaborate effectively with teams to implement customer feedback into company services.


University of California, Davis | Psychology with an emphasis in Biology | 2012
Hack Reactor | Advanced Software Engineering Immersive Program | 2018