Jeff Bailey
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Jeff Bailey


Principal Software Engineer with 25+ years of experience building web applications and databases on numerous platforms. Proven ability to build custom software solutions for an array of diverse industries. Adept at translating business requirements into real-world, reliable, and intuitive solutions.

I follow the 80/20 principle and explore several tools to avoid using the wrong tool. I'm a generalist that loves to dabble while connecting systems, people, and software to deliver maximum business value.


(509) 885-8848 - jeffabailey at -


Web Applications, Databases, Web Services, REST, Agile Methodologies, Scrum, SQL, Transact SQL, C#, Java, JavaScript, Bash, Amazon Web Services (AWS), HTM, React, Database Design, Linux & Windows Systems, SQL Server, Mysql, PostgreSQL, ASP.NET, Apache, IIS


AWS Developer Associate and Solution Architect ( June 2017 - June 2020 )

Professional Experience

Nike August 2019 – Present

Principal Software Engineer

  • Leadership role in crafting world-class solutions for a world-class company
  • Lead the migration of legacy services to Amazon Web Services
  • Lead implementation of GitHub cloud for a core GitHub organization and migration of repositories from GitHub
  • Leading role in guiding architectural decisions with long term impacts
  • Leadership role in hiring candidates for a distributed team inclusive of resume screening and candidate interviews
  • Built relationships with several strategic partners and opened lines of communication between them
  • Researched and simplified paths for the adoption of top-down initiatives with complex legal and technical requirements
  • Facilitated onboarding and training of systems reliability engineer teammates
  • Encouraged assisted my team in implementing top-notch observability dashboards while guiding them toward an optimized performance-centric mindset
  • Responsible for keeping our systems running reliably, while addressing numerous competing initiatives
  • Awarded a Nike 2019 MVP award within a large crowd of talented professionals
  • Leading role in ramping up on ECS and implementing a complex and scalable 3D to 2D rendering platform
  • Developed and maintained partnerships with AWS architects
  • Co-lead Lunch & Learn presentations directed toward Principal Engineers and Principal Architects
  • Involved in bootstrapping an InnerSource community through principles and project discoverability

Axian January 2017 – August 2019

Lead Software Consultant

Development of varied solutions such as software features, data integrations, and backend services

For Client Nike July 2018 – August 2019

  • Contributed to successful launches of new microservices for the customization domain
  • Researched and implemented best practices for microservices in spring boot
  • Assisted with maintenance and migration of legacy services
  • Reinforced and expanded documentation for cloud services

Environment: Java, Microservices, Spring Boot, AWS DynamoDB, AWS EC2

For Client First Pacific February 2018 & June 2018 – July 2018

  • Created baseline code and documentation for SQL Server Data Access, Azure Service Bus, ASP.NET Web API, Azure Function, and Azure ARM template
  • Installed the open-source Open Dental product and created a basic plugin implementation
  • Extended the Open Dental plugin to include Entity Sync capabilities to and from a dental practice

Environment: Asp.Net Webforms, Asp.Net MVC WebApi, SQL Azure, Azure Service Bus, Azure Functions, MySql

For Client Viewpoint March 2018 – June 2018

  • Contributed to significant bug count reduction
  • Maintained and extended backend SQL stored procedures and SOAP services
  • Developed new REST endpoints in ASP.NET MVC API
  • Maintained Angular 6 front-end code
  • Significantly reduced legacy code to improve the ongoing maintenance experience

Environment: Asp.Net Webforms, Asp.Net MVC WebApi, SQL Server

For Client LegitScript October 2018 – February 2018

  • Developed an AWS CodePipeline for a NodeJS backend using the Serverless framework
  • Developed REST endpoints using Typescript within the AWS Serverless Function environment
  • Developed Angular 5 front-end code that consumed the Serverless REST endpoints
  • Created a Salesforce DX Application that handled the initial creation of base Salesforce sandbox assets

Environment: Javascript, Nodejs, Angular, AWS Lambda, AWS CodePipeline, Salesforce

For Client Beaverton School District

  • Maintenance of content management system for school system learning content
  • Implementation of integration with the Canvas learning management system
  • Developed new features and assisted with paying down technical debt on the legacy system

Environment: C#, Asp.Net WebApi, SQL Server, Ruby on Rails, Docker, AWS

For Client ARRIS March 2017 – July 2017

  • Maintenance and enhancement of a microservice used for user identity management
  • Assisted with migration from DocDB to a SQL Azure backend
  • Enhanced desktop user interface for managing user records through the user identity management API
  • Researched and implemented a web application integrated business intelligence solution

Environment: C#, Asp.Net WebApi, DocDB, SQL Server, Powershell

For Client Nike January 2017 – March 2017 (Manager: Kirk Hole)

  • Developed a micro-service used for user identity management

Environment: Java, Spark Framework, Hibernate, and Gradle

Evoque Consulting November 2015 – December 2016

Senior Software Engineer

  • Development of varied solutions such as software features, data integrations, and data imports
  • Successfully set up technological infrastructure, including network, directory services, and internet presence.
  • Development of a generic ETL framework alongside the CTO
  • Provided estimates and organized work for complicated integrations and imports for high-end clients

Environment: C#, Asp.Net MVC & Webforms, MSSQL, T-SQL, JavaScript, CSS, HTML5, Windows Server 2008/2014

FilmTrack Inc. February 2012 – November 2015

Lead Web Application Engineer

  • Screened and interviewed new software development personnel
  • Development and maintenance of industry-leading Media & Entertainment solutions
  • Migration of Asp.Net Webforms projects to Asp.Net MVC
  • Migration of legacy data access layer to entity framework coupled with generic repository and unit of work patterns
  • Management of numerous projects with a key role in architectural design decisions

Environment: C#, Asp.Net MVC & Webforms, MSSQL, T-SQL, JavaScript, CSS, HTML5, Windows Server 2008/2012

SuddenValues January 2011 – January 2012

Senior Web Application Engineer

  • Development of a next-generation tool designed to connect businesses to consumers
  • Creation of stored procedures used to feed coupon data to millions of subscribers
  • Development of email abuse and bounce handling using the Java Mail library
  • Regular maintenance, bug fixing, and feature development of both production and legacy systems

Environment: ColdFusion, Java, MSSQL, T-SQL, JavaScript, CSS, XHTML, HTML5, Windows Server 2003/2008

Orion Network Solutions February 2009 – December 2010

Web Programmer

  • Ported existing code from the National Weather Service's existing Advanced Hydrological Precipitation Service to the Automated Flood Warning System
  • Implementation of a custom backend interface designed to manage the configuration of devices that measure the flood-related data
  • Maintenance of existing software regularly, bug fixes, and necessary enhancements.
  • Development of mobile websites for internal products: Mobile CMS, Weather Management System
  • Lead role in the development of all underlying architecture of internal products

Environment: PHP, Perl, MySQL, Postgresql, JavaScript, CSS, XHTML, HTML5, Debian, Redhat Enterprise

Ecommerce Inc. February 2001 – February 2006

Development Director

  • Development and architectural design of an extremely easy to maintain web framework based on PHP Fusebox
  • Management of a team of 13 distributed developers
  • Designed the underlying company data model from the ground up as well as maintained the production databases
  • Hands-on involvement and organization of the entire development process
  • Translation of high-level requirements to detailed technical requirements

Environment: PHP, Java, MySQL, Postgresql, JavaScript, CSS, XHTML

Hostcentric Inc. January 1999 – January 2001

Senior Application Developer

  • Lead development and regular maintenance of customer control panel based on cold fusion, asp, Perl, and COM
  • Setup and maintenance of Microsoft SQL Server
  • Upkeep of internal Unix development environment using Redhat, Cold Fusion, Jserv, Jrun, and Apache
  • Involved in Perl and Cold Fusion development projects for external clients
  • Involved in database development for internal business management applications

Environment: Cold Fusion, VBScript, MSSQL, JavaScript, CSS, HTML

GES Exposition Services January 1998 – January 1999

Web Application Developer

  • Development of Cold Fusion based company Intranet used by over 1500 employees
  • Design and implementation of a self-service company directory based on NT authentication integrated with the cold fusion environment
  • Leadership role in the administration of Microsoft SQL Server and Internet Information Server
  • Interfaced with various departments to gather requirements for internal projects
  • Took over management of web development after my boss took a position with a new company

Environment: Cold Fusion, MSSQL, JavaScript, CSS, HTML

Earthlink Inc. January 1997 – January 1998

Web Services Administrator

  • Daily use and development of various Perl scripts
  • Managed migration of over 3000 users from a BSD environment to Solaris servers
  • Involved in the development of new Perl scripts used to make administration duties more efficient
  • Assisted with advanced trouble tickets from the web customer support department
  • Worked with department heads to gather requirements for automation scripts designed to ease the workload

Environment: Perl, Solaris, BSD

Internet In A Mall January 1997 – January 1998

Web Services Administrator

  • Managed over fifty technical support representatives
  • Maintained Unix and Windows NT machines
  • Implemented an automated backup procedure
  • Developed content-rich features for commercial web hosting services
  • Managed the company's DNS server
  • Managed content direction on all internal and external web content
  • Experience developing IDC ( Internet Database Connector ) technology using Javascript for validation purposes
  • Responsible for the MS SQL 6.5 Server running financial software
  • Assembled software used by over thirty-thousand customers

Environment: Unix, Windows, MSSQL Server, HTML, JavaScript

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