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Benjamin Evans
Software Development Engineer

Software Development Engineer with a track record of not just tackling difficult challenges but actively seeking them. A willingness to lead and collaborate to ensure the best route to generating value is found for customers and stakeholders. Passion for teaching and sharing knowledge and experience gained over a unique journey. Bringing over 10 years of programming experience in full stack development.

Specialties: Python, C#,  JavaScript, C/C++, Java, SQL Server

Development Team Lead
Etchasoft, Inc.
Jan. 2013 – Present
Jacksonville, Florida Area

  • Co-Architected a single page web application at enterprise scale with KnockOut.js, overcoming significant design hurdles to allow employees work on multiple workflows at once.
  • Oversaw ETL from legacy data import and performed query optimization reducing load times in key application area from 45 seconds to .5 for users.
  • Integrated existing enterprise security by building a roles based content filter with machine and user authentication allowing users to maintain familiar workflow.
  • On-board and mentored mid level developers in development practices, development.

Product Manager
Pragmatic Works
Feb. 2010 – Dec. 2012
Jacksonville, Florida Area

  • Migrated the core features of DocXPress improving customer experience and reducing support calls.
  • Devised graph node pruning and assembly algorithm which improved dependency graph compilation speeds by 43% and allowed customers to document larger environments.
  • Lead a team in developing an analytics ecosystem which forecasted population and financial health statistics on a multi-terabyte scanned public record dataset.
  • Designed and built custom SalesForce workflow providing an 80% reduction in sales team data entry.
  • Primary maintainer of company’s business infrastructure and databases.

SM Soft llc.
Sep. 2006 – Oct. 2009
Jacksonville, Florida Area

  • Worked on a diverse range of projects for clients including PHP, Java and Spring Source.


Jacksonville University
BA Business
2006 – 2009