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Ver Starr

Ver Andrew Starr

Software Engineer

Name:Ver Andrew Starr
Date of birth:November 22, 1991
Phone:+1-360-672-0010
Hello!
Thank you for visiting my virtual portfolio and resume website! I studied Computer Science at The University of Texas at Austin and I am currently an Associate Software Engineer working with Elasticsearch and previously worked as a Technical Solutions Analyst at Cornerstone OnDemand in Santa Monica, CA aka Silicon Beach. Cornerstone OnDemand is the leader in Human Capital Management Cloud Software. Previously, I worked as a Software Developer at General Motors in Austin, TX full time as well as part time mobile application development remotely for The Dev Team, LLC based in Las Vegas, NV. You may find my projects, resume, and contact information on this site. My social and professional networking profiles are linked above.

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Ver Starr
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Education

Work Experience

August 2018 - present

Cornerstone OnDemand

Associate Software Engineer

• Lead feature development for Japanese search enhancements to overall product using Elasticsearch and Kuromoji plugin
• Contribute to Elasticsearch deployment pipeline by developing validations and refactoring code to upgrade from current on-prem ES1.7 to ES5-6+
• Develop features for Search Team Dashboard 2.0 using VueJS and Elasticsearch API
• Maintain client reported defects queue to 0 on a weekly basis with code/data fixes or explanations

August 2016 - August 2018

Cornerstone OnDemand

Technical Solutions Analyst

• Assist Analytics/DWR, Core Search, Edge Import and Mobile application development teams with decreasing client defect backlog count to an average below 20 from 50 plus defects
• Decrease high volume Salesforce queue to zero daily by troubleshooting and answering cases
• Analyze known issues reported by multiple clients and coordinate action plan with development, QA, build, and release teams to resolve issues in an organized, low-risk, and timely manner
• Perform ad hoc Elastic Search re-indexing for 70% of client reported user search issues

January 2015 - August 2016

General Motors

Software Developer

• Manage, optimize, and refactor existing and new ETL jobs by obtaining data from various internal sources to run in less than half the original time, while tracking audit information for the Atlas tool used by 90% of GM IT
• Streamline transfer of deviation data from all Sharepoint sites into Atlas
• Automate project cloning and data clearing for testers and project managers
• Assist with development by fixing bugs to meet 100% of requirements

December 2015 - June 2016

The Dev Team, LLC

Software Developer

• Manage and maintain iReferDR mobile applications for 30 plus clients for both Android and iOS
• Refactor code for faster performance and testing across all 30 plus client applications
• Acquire, train, and onboard new clients to the iReferDR application

May 2014 - December 2014

The Home Depot

Windows Server Systems Engineer

• Produced a dynamic Account Lockout dashboard with one week cached data
• Reported servers health by monitoring operation manager and maintenance
• Developed an Active Directory dashboard using different sources and tools
(Powershell, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, and others...)
• Coordinated with team to update configuration patching for 150,000+ machines
• Performed migration for System Center Configuration Manager from 20% to 100% of all servers

August 2012 - May 2014

University of Texas IT Services Help Desk

Help Desk Senior Consultant

• Supervised over 30 student consultant staff members in a high volume call center
• Maintained an average Customer Satisfaction Index level of 4.95/5

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Ver Andrew Starr
Email: ver.starr@gmail.com
Phone: +1-360-672-0010

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