William Jordan Allen

Web Developer Extraordinaire


Hi, Stranger! Nice to meet you.

I love building things. While difficult engineering problems are often found to be fun to tackle, I get most excited when solving real customer problems that have a business justification. My goals are to continue practice and learning throughout my career and enable my teammates to further succeed in their own careers by utilizing strong collaboration and providing leadership when necessary.

I have been coding since I was in middle school, starting with PHP and Python as my two primary languages. Since starting my career within companies, I have found excitement in both the development and the administrative sides of the Agile workflow. My career has led me to learn and develop application in PHP, Python, JavaScript, and Java so far and I am always looking to add more tools to my toolbox.

Here is a list of technologies and frameworks that I have worked with before either with personal projects or within my employment at companies:

  • PHP
  • Python
  • JavaScript
  • Java
  • HTML 5
  • CSS 3
  • Figma
  • Postman
  • Spring Boot
  • Django
  • Flask
  • Laravel
  • CodeIgniter
  • Vue JS
  • Git
  • MySQL
  • Siebel
  • Microsoft Office
William Jordan Allen

Experience - Resume

General Motors
Software Engineer October 2020 - Present

Engaged several teams throughout the entire software development workspace to deliver products and meet tight deadlines to implement quality and timely software release cycles.

  • Collaborated with Research Analysts to improve workflows and the DevOps sprint cycle to keep quality and quantity to a consistent and expected level, leading to 50% reduction in previously unfulfilled deliverable timelines being completed.
  • Ensured code was thoroughly tested through extensive JUnit tests scripts to cover all potential incomes and outcomes, resulting in a codebase to reach 100% code coverage.
  • Spearheaded improvements for the Agile process through communication with the team manager and Scrum master to lead in assisting all team members with expectations and deliverability.
  • Assisted team members with hundreds of Unit test scripts to develop top code quality and standards expected by General Motors were consistently delivered.
Satelliting Space
Owner/Freelance Web Developer January 2016 - Present

Work with local clients to develop and deliver high-quality websites and web applications for specific business purposes to improve overall productivity and bring onboard new customers.

  • Designed multiple WordPress websites for clients to create high-quality websites that the client could easily customize and update without developer intervention, increasing website updates by 100%.
  • Controlled the development of an online auction platform to handle live auctions virtually, which increased overall income by eliminating handwritten receipts.
  • Overhauled the online presence of clients by creating a cohesive website and social media presence that increased web conversions to their social media platforms by 300%.
Web Application Developer Intern January 2020 - March 2020

Developed web application solutions to complete rigorous sprints on tight deadlines which were consistently collaborated on through iterative meetings and planning.

  • Focused on delivering ADA compliant front-end development to design high quality and implement code standards, ensuring 100% of compliant guidelines were met.
  • Analyzed and delivered multiple revisions of front-end code blocks to increase code quality and maintainability for future improvements and revisions.
  • Identified potential pathways to increasing overall code maintainability in previous poor code structures, ensuring 100% of future code was easily maintainable.

Projects - GitHub

EasyAccounting PHP / CodeIgniter 3

Easy Accounting is made to be a Double Entry Accounting Software written in PHP with the CodeIgniter Framework using MySQL. The software is a simple software that is very limited, but used more as a presentation to showcase how simple double entry accounting can be implemented. There are various pieces of code that are not industry quality, but this is again used to merely showcase certain programming abilities.

  • Launched the development of this project alongside collaboration of my professor to create a quality application that received a 100 as a final project.
  • Facilitated weekly sprint plannings with the team to create an Agile workflow and to ensure maximum quality and quantity of code was produced.
SimpleIgniter PHP / CodeIgniter 3

SimpleIgniter is, simply put, CodeIgniter 3 with a user system incorporated. It has a user system with the ability to register, login, and recover account via email. The framework also has an admin system where you can view all the users created, edit their information, and even delete them.

  • Developed a concrete and reliable base framework with User authentication built-in to be able to quickly deploy working prototypes or simple applications for clients.

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