Zach Harbort

Angestellt, Director of Engineering, Founding Team, AKKO Inc.

Tulsa, United States of America

Skills

Software Engineering
Software Architecture
Agile
RFID
RTLS
Object Oriented Programming
Human Computer Interaction
Java
.NET
C#
Python
Django
Ruby on Rails
JavaScript
IT Security Engineering
Mobile Development
Xamarin
Android
iOS
Design Patterns
PostgreSQL
MySQL
Microsoft SQL Server
Spring Framework
DevOps
Docker
Kubernetes
Helm
Google Cloud Platform
Amazon AWS
HTML

Timeline

Professional experience for Zach Harbort

  • Current 1 year and 9 months, since Jun 2021

    Director of Engineering, Founding Team

    AKKO Inc.

    First resident engineer and director tasked with governing the company's IT landscape. Core focus lies in product development and engineering of a competitive suite of insurance enablement solutions. • Solutions architecture and design • Technical product ownership • Python, Flask, JavaScript, Vue.js, React Native, HTML, CSS • Serverless, AWS Lambda, Google Cloud Functions • PostgreSQL, DynamoDB, BigQuery, Google Data Studio • Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Amazon Web Services (AWS) • JIRA, Confluence, Slack

  • 2 years and 2 months, Mar 2019 - Apr 2021

    Senior Product Owner

    Otto (GmbH & Co KG)

    Product owner and lead engineer for Otto's IoT-Commerce platform "OTTO ready," which is designed to connect end-consumers' smart home devices to Otto marketplaces. • Technical product ownership • Software architecture and design • Smart Home and IoT device integration • Python, Flask, Django, Java, Spring Boot, JavaScript, React, HTML5/CSS3 • AWS Lambda / Serverless • PostgreSQL, DynamoDB, GCP Datastore • GCP, AWS • JIRA, Confluence, Slack • Marketing for English-speaking audiences

  • 1 year and 4 months, Dec 2017 - Mar 2019

    Senior Software Engineer

    Liquid Labs GmbH

    • Build and launch products for Otto Group • Software architecture and design • IoT device integration solutions (e.g. NFC for B2B, B2C) • Web development: Java, Spring Boot, Python, Django, JavaScript, React, HTML5/CSS3 • Persistence: PostgreSQL, GCP Datastore • Cloud: Google Cloud Platform, Google Cloud Functions, Amazon AWS, AWS Lambda • Project management and collaboration: JIRA, Confluence, Trello, Slack

  • 2 years, Dec 2015 - Nov 2017

    Senior Software Engineer

    Halliburton

    • System architecture and design • Software architecture and design • RFID (RTLS, inventory management, efficiency metrics, automation) • Native development: .NET, .NET Core • Cross-platform mobile development: Xamarin • Web development: Python/Django, ASP.NET, JavaScript, HTML5/CSS3, Backbone.js, AngularJS • Persistence: Firebird, SQLite, MySQL, PostgreSQL + PostGIS • Cloud: Amazon AWS • Project management and collaboration: JIRA, Slack • Business Intelligence: Microsoft Power BI

  • 1 year and 2 months, Oct 2014 - Nov 2015

    Lead Systems Architect

    Peritus Resource Group, LLC.

    • System architecture and design • Software architecture and design • RTLS • Security policy and procedure establishment • Native development: .NET, Java • Web development: Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, CoffeeScript, HTML5/CSS3, Backbone.js, Marionette.js • Persistence: PostgreSQL with PostGIS, MongoDB • Cloud: Amazon AWS, DigitalOcean, BitBucket, Heroku, Nitrous.io • Integration: TeamCity • Project management and collaboration: YouTrack, Slack, Office365

  • 1 year and 7 months, Apr 2013 - Oct 2014

    Software Solutions Engineer

    DecisionPoint Systems, Inc.

    Led partner integration efforts for inventory management software solutions. • .NET mobile application development • Android mobile application development • Device integration and interoperability • Application performance tuning • Compact database performance tuning • Quality assurance testing Notable clients: • Sephora - http://www.sephora.com (Mobile Client Lead) • Johnson Controls Inc. - http://www.johnsoncontrols.co.uk (QA) • Airway LLC - http://www.airwayllc.com (Mobile Client Lead)

  • 3 months, Feb 2013 - Apr 2013

    Web Applications Developer and Architect

    Oklahoma Innovation Institute

    Supported local projects in a community-focused, non-profit startup incubator. • PHP/CodeIgniter web application development • Website maintenance • Search Engine Optimization (SEO) • Search engine R&D • User Experience (UX) modeling and testing

  • 5 years, Jan 2008 - Dec 2012

    Security Engineer - Research Assistant of Computer Science

    The University of Tulsa

    Conducted security research surrounding collaborative, natural user interfaces. Designed and developed network vulnerability and automated source code analysis tools. • Military Command & Control • Spatial Access Control • Education • Gesture-Oriented Data Sharing • Network Vulnerability Analysis • Network Vulnerability and Attack Visualization • Device Interoperability • .NET (C#, WPF) and Python

  • 10 months, May 2010 - Feb 2011

    Software Developer

    Data3 Corporation

    Developed technical and support solutions for major defense, security, and aerospace companies. • ASP.NET/MVC web application development • User Interface Design (HTML, CSS) • Statistical Analysis Functions • Database Optimization Notable clients: • BAE Systems - http://www.baesystems.com/ • JetBlue - http://www.jetblue.com

Educational background for Zach Harbort

  • 3 years, Jan 2010 - Dec 2012

    Computer Science

    The University of Tulsa

    Human-Computer Interaction, Security Engineering, RTLS

  • 4 years and 5 months, Aug 2006 - Dec 2010

    Information Systems Technology

    The University of Tulsa

    Security Engineering

  • 1 year and 10 months, Aug 2004 - May 2006

    Computer Networking

    Tri County Technology Center

    Computer Networking, Computer Security, IT

Languages

  • English

    First language

  • German

    Basic

  • Spanish

    Basic

Interests

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Language
Whiskey
History
Bushcraft
Motorcycles
Cars
Guitar
Games

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