Matthew O'Keefe

424 Quinlan Ave S, Lakeland Shores, MN 55043



Technical Skills Proficient:  Familiar:  Source control:  Database:  Documentation: 
Experience Senior Software Engineer I (October 2018 - Present)
  • Craft secure, performant, cross-platform browser-based applications for both customers and internal Auth0 teams.
  • Follow code and security best practices for implementation of front end and back end code for identity as a service.
  • Work closely with Product and Design to determine and optimize user experience and information architecture.
  • Be a part of the team's on-call rotations.
  • Evaluate new technologies and techniques to improve overall practices.
Auth0 Bellevue, WA October 2018 - Present
Technical Development Lead & Software Architect (September 2016 - August 2018)
  • Successfully collaborated with Hallmark teams to coordinate understanding and efforts on major initiatives including:
    • Implemented an analytics package to improve understanding of application usage
    • Automated build and deployment processes, including code quality metrics
    • Simplified applications into deployable micro-services to significantly minimize downtime
    • Implemented a new source control branch strategy to increase developer productivity
    • Designed a code review process to improve code quality and outcomes
    • Lead multiple multi-sprint technical projects to move the overall product forward including CQRS, IoC conversion, and enterprise service bus
  • Built and maintained a technical road-map to ensure best practices and implement modern cost-effective solutions
  • Triaged corporate-wide departmental requests for necessity and priority to increase team efficiency
  • Acted as pre-sales engineer for potential clients, providing data analytics, product demonstration setups, and documentation of functionality
  • Supervised three team members, conducting weekly one-on-one meetings, providing formal feedback, and preparing yearly performance reviews
  • Maintained responsibilities from previous role as senior software developer
Senior Software Developer (August 2014 - September 2016) Software Developer (July 2013 - August 2014)
  • Created, implemented, and structured user interface and backend components for new platform based on, angular (1.X), and Bootstrap
  • Focused on front-end angular and C# controllers, to push projects into present technologies, using expertise gathered through previous experience and professional determination
  • Transitioned applications from client/server to single page application (Angular 1.X) while trialing different model view controller frameworks for JavaScript
  • Actively participated in application architectural discussions, decisions, prototyping, and implementation of changes
Hallmark Business Connections Minneapolis, MN July 2013 - August 2018
Web Developer (September 2013 – January 2018)
  • Build and maintain technician scheduling and tracking system in PHP
  • Redesign and develop call center to integrate it with pre-existing scheduling system and the Twilio API
Computer Repair Technician (July 2009 – May 2011)
  • Repaired and constructed computers
  • Consulted customers on computer usage
Field Advantage, LLC Norfolk, VA July 2009 - January 2018
Software Engineer (November 2011 – June 2013)
  • Worked on a team to develop a patient self-service portal software for global deployments to medical centers
  • Deployed and supported applications for patient check-in kiosks at over 135 VA Medical Centers and Department of Defense sites
  • Interviewed potential software engineer and software intern candidates
  • Mentored less experienced software engineer and software interns
Vecna Technologies Cambridge, MA November 2011 – June 2013
Chief Mobile Engineer (May 2011 – November 2011)
  • Developed an environment-aware application to promote safe driving
  • Deployed and supported applications in Android, Blackberry, and iOS platforms
  • Acted as a technical resource for potential clients and stakeholders
Illume Software, Inc. Newton, MA May 2011 – November 2011
Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder (July 2010 – January 2012)
  • Designed and developed a location-based coupon application targeted to university students and campuses
  • Hired, coordinated, mentored, and managed a development team
  • Combined technical and business ideas to create and deliver an economically sound application for Android and iOS devices with a PHP server interface
ByME, LLC Minneapolis, MN July 2010 – January 2012
Education Bachelor of Science (September 2007 – May 2011) Computer Information Systems Concentration: Software Engineering The College of St. Scholastica Duluth, MN
Awards & Achievements Crowning Achievement (March 2015) Above & Beyond (July 2013 - Present) Hallmark Business Connections Minneapolis, MN
Affiliations & Interests Co-Chair (May 2015 – May 2016) HBC Supporting United Way Minneapolis, MN Volunteer Software Engineer (November 2011 – June 2013) Vecna Cares Cambridge, MA President (September 2009 – May 2011) St. Scholastica Computer Club Duluth, MN Co-Founder & Repair Technician (September 2007 – May 2011) Campus Freelancer Repair Duluth, MN Interests: Dogs, Recreational Sports (Soccer, Triathlon, Broomball), Mechanics, Gardening, Woodworking, Family