Dan Mandle

Boulder, Colorado 80301
[email protected]


I am a resourceful full stack So ware Engineer who can quickly pick up new technologies and methodologies. I have agency and product experience, DevOps experience, and have contributed to open source projects. I have the ability and desire to work across mul ple disciplines and to con nue learning to solve the problems that my team is facing.

Relevant Experience

IoT API Engineer @ MapQuest

November 2016 – Present | Denver, Colorado | www.mapquest.com

I was brought on at MapQuest to help bring a new IoT product to its alpha release. As part of the API team, I wrote code, unit and integrations tests, and documentation for API routes, and worked with the mobile app teams to ensure easy integration. I also took on managing DevOps for the team, improving the deployment pipeline by transitioning to Docker on ECS, formalizing the branching policy, and converting deployment jobs to Jenkins Pipelines.

Senior Software Engineer @ Pacific Metrics

March 2015 – November 2016 | Golden, Colorado | www.pacificmetrics.com

As the Technical Lead for for a high-stakes student tes ng pla orm, which managed and delivered over 250,000 tests in the 2015/16 school year, I contributed and reviewed code, interviewed and oversaw local and o -shore contractors, and acted as backup Scrum Master. I also drove adop on of Docker, GitFlow, and Slack across the company. I went on to be the Technical Lead on a new product leveraging Node.js, AWS Lambda, Kinesis Firehose, S3, SQS, API Gateway, and RDS.

Interactive Developer @ Movement Strategy

March 2014 – Present | Boulder, Colorado | www.movementstrategy.com

While working at Movement, I developed web apps, many with social media integration, using Node.js, MongoDB, and Backbone.js. I also built dev tools that clones the base repository, provisions the database, git remotes, new repository, and Heroku apps for dev, staging, and production environments.

Web Developer @ TapInfluence (formerly BlogFrog)

May 2012 – Present | Boulder, Colorado | www.tapinfluence.com

At TapInfluence I build microsites utilizing PHP, jQuery, HTML and CSS3. In addition, I manage the deploy process leveraging Git and AWS, maintain and extract data from Microsoft SQL, and manage SalesForce and Google Apps.
Excalibur Award winner July 2012 for going above and beyond

Co-Founder @ RallyTronics

October 2011 – Present | Potsdam, New York | www.northeastrallytronics.com
Formed LLC with Clarkson alumni to further develop and monetize a web application designed for people on road trips.

Communications Specialist @ IBM

May 2011 – May 2012 | Armonk, New York | www.ibm.com
Prepare press releases and related content for web distribution. Compile news packs for high-level executives and developing tools to improve process efficiency using PHP.

Assistant Swimming Coach & Intramural Coordinator @ Clarkson University

August 2010 – May 2011, August 2011 – May 2012 | Potsdam, New York | www.clarksonathletics.com
Coordinate travel meals and accommodations for team. Recruiting and interviewing potential student athletes. Scheduled intramural games and play-offs for nine sports. Managed five student workers and handled conflict resolution between teams.

Freelance Web Developer

December 2008 – Present | Various Locations | http://dan.mandle.me
Specializing in WordPress customizations for small businesses. Worked with over a dozen organizations to introduce or improve their web presence including building eCommerce solutions.

Instructor @ Clarkson University

January 2011 – May 2011 | Potsdam, New York | www.clarkson.edu/comm
Developed curriculum and taught a 300-level introduction to web design course with 22 students.

Operations Intern @ Envisage Information Systems

June 2010 – May 2011 | Genoa, New York | www.envisagesystems.com
Improved on-boarding documentation. Led several IT initiatives including Active Directory migration, firewall, and VPN transition.

Co-Op Student @ North Bay Technology Development

January 2009 – May 2010 | Potsdam, New York | www.northbaytech.com
Administered SalesForce.com CRM for outbound sales and lead generation. Created SalesForce dashboards and metrics to report for management.

Compliance Specialist @ Automated Compliance Reporting Solutions

January 2008 – December 2008 | Potsdam, New York | www.acr2solutions.com
Installed and configured Fortinet and Astaro Unified Threat Management (UTM) devices in test environment. Wrote sales and service proposals, created and maintained product documentation and performed NIST guided risk assessments.

Web Team Developer @ Clarkson University

October 2006 – December 2008 | Potsdam, New York | www.clarkson.edu
Provided client training for university staff and faculty to enable the use of a new content management server. Created, updated and maintained content on www.clarkson.edu using PHP, CSS, & HTML.

Web Development Manager @ BOCES Safe Schools Grant

April 2007 – August 2008 | Potsdam, New York
Created and managed team goals and milestones, interviewed clients, created dynamic content through participatory design. Assisted with general front-end development. Managed a team of four content writers.

Event Sales Representative @ T-Mobile USA

October 2005 – August 2006 | Lowell, MA | www.t-mobile.com
Trained employees in national retail chains. Named to the Top 10 Sales Representative in the country for November and December 2005.



Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY
Bachelor of Science, Communication & Media (December 2010)


Ski School Instructor at Winter Park, Volunteer Instructor at Community Cycles, Converted personal car to run on vegetable oil, Drove with the Gumball 3000, Traveled to Beijing & South Australia, Assistant Coach & Captain of Clarkson Swim Team, Volunteer High School Teacher, Music Director at Clarkson Radio, Clarkson Open Source Institute