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Patrick Michalina

Web Application Engineer

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Experienced Staff Software Engineer with a demonstrated history of working in multiple industries. Skilled in software development, web applications, DevOps, Continuous Integration, TypeScript, Node, C#, Angular and RXJS. Strong engineering professional with both a B.S. and M.S. focused in Computer Science from University of Illinois.

Experience

  • Staff Software Engineer

    FloSports

    Lead front end engineer on FloSport’s new web 3.0 content delivery platform. A highly customizable single page application that uses isomorphic javascript.

    Tech Stack: Node, TypeScript, Angular, RxJs, AWS

  • Senior Software Engineer

    Blizzard

    Engineer on the "Atlas" development team. Blizzard's global customer support system for the World of Warcraft, StarCraft, Diablo, Hearthstone, and Overwatch franchises. Atlas software brings the best customer service experience to millions of Blizzard fans worldwide. Served as Lead front-end developer for a custom workflow platform and user interface (UI) library. This system is highly modular, generic, and reusable. Technologies: angular, javascript, typeScript, rxjs, node, .net, sql server, rabbitmq

    Tech Stack: C#, ASP.NET Web API, Node, TypeScript, Angular, RxJs, RabbitMQ

  • Software Engineer

    Intel

    Lead full stack developer in the Intel IT Rotation Program; designing, developing, debugging, and testing complex software systems. Developed the web services and web interface for Intel IT’s application-server intelligence platform. Implemented a custom linear optimization model to determine best-case hosting configuration of the entire fleet of virtual machines based on a set of business constraints. Technologies used: JavaScript, Node, C#, .NET, OData, WebAPI, Angular, SQL

    Tech Stack: C#, ASP.NET Web API, Entity Framework, OData, Node, TypeScript, Angular, Microsoft SQL Server, Postgres, Cloud Stack

  • Full Stack Developer

    U.S. Army Corp of Engineers

    Developed a custom personnel and training management application for the annual training requirements US Army personnel. Features included: deployment tasks, technical tasks, and individual preparedness for disaster relief efforts across the United States as well as power missions throughout the pacific region. This system allowed employees to access all records through a single and unified interface.

    Tech Stack: C#, Visual Basic 6, MS Access

  • Staff Sergeant

    U.S. Army

    Planned, employed, and coordinated CBRN defense systems in support of joint and combined arms operations including CBRN reconnaissance systems, biological agent detection systems (BIDS), obscurant systems, CBRN decontamination systems, and other CBRN hazard detection and warning systems.

      Medals and Ribbons
    • Army Commendation Medal (April 2014)
      For meritorious service while assigned as a Senior Power Plant Electrician for Alpha Company, 249th Engineer Battalion (Prime Power). Staff Sergeant Michalina's expertise in support of overseas contingency operations and the National Response Framework has been instrumental in the success of Alpha Company. His intense competitive spirit, high standards, and excellent leadership skills resulted in highly trained and motivated Prime Power soldiers. Staff Sergeant Michalina's exemplary performance reflects great credit upon him, 249th Engineer Battalion (Prime Power), the United States Army Corps of Engineers, and the United States Army.
    • Army Commendation Medal (November 2008)
      For exceptionally meritorious service as a Training Room NCO, NBC NCO and Squadron NCO while conducting combat operations during Operation Iraqi Freedom 07-09. His actions and dedication to duty directly contributed to the success of the 1st Brigade Combat Team. Sergeant Michalina's professionalism and commitment to excellence are in keeping with the finest traditions of military service and reflect great credit upon him, the 1st Brigade Combat Team, the 10th Mountain Division, and the United States Army.
    • Army Commendation Medal (June 2008)
      For exceptionally meritorious achievement as the Battalion Retention Non Commissioned Officer while conducting combat operations during operation Iraqi freedom. His technical expertise and dedication to duty directly contributed to 1st Brigade Combat Team accomplishing their retention mission one quarter in advance. Sergeant Michalina's actions are in keeping with the finest traditions of the military service and reflect great credit upon him, the 10th Mountain Division (LI), and the United States Army.
    • Army Commendation Medal (November 2006)
      For meritorious service while deployed in support of operation Iraqi Freedom 05-07. Your outstanding performance of duty while supporting continuous combat operations was instrumental to the overall success in thew war on terrorism. Your selfless dedication to duty and personal courage reflect great credit upon you, 2nd Brigade Combat Team and the United States Army.
    • Army Commendation Medal
      unlisted
    • Army Achievement Medal (March 2015)
      Meritorious achievement during the Battalion's Soldier of the Quarter competition for 2nd Quarter, FY '05. Private First Class Michalina's pursuit of excellence resulted in his selection as the Soldier of the Quarter for the Battalion and reflects distinct credit upon him, Headquarters Company, the Gator Battalion and the United States Army.
    • Army Achievement Medal (December 2015)
      Exceptionally meritorious achievement resulting in your selection as the Battalion Soldier of the Year for fiscal year 2005. Specialist Michalina's superb performance and knowledge reflect great credit upon him, 2nd Battalion, 6th Infantry, and the United States Army.
    • Army Achievement Medal
      unlisted
    • Army Good Conduct Medal
    • National Defense Service Medal
    • Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
    • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
    • Iraqi Campaign Medal with Service Star
    • Overseas Service Ribbon x4

Education

Skills

  • TypeScript
  • JavaScript
  • C#
  • Java
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • SQL
  • Node
  • Angular
  • .NET
  • WebAPI
  • Entity Framework
  • OData
  • Azure
  • AWS
  • Google Cloud
  • Responsive Web Design
  • Web Services
  • REST
  • Micro Services
  • Service Oriented Architecture
  • Software Testing
  • SASS
  • CQRS
  • Functional Reactive Programming