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Ben is a Senior Software Engineer with 10 years of experience both building and supporting software. After starting his career on the intranet support team at a large hospital managing data migrations and training users to use new systems, Ben acquired significant experience in healthcare technology, e-commerce, real estate, media, and fine art. At Def Method, Ben leads engineering teams, designs and implements software solutions, and coaches agile methodologies. Ben is also an avid snowboarder, surfer, mountain biker, and cook.

Projects

Healthcare

  • Built an native iOS app and Rails back-end for patients to track treatments and improve their health by integrating with bluetooth-connected IOT medical devices.


Diversity Recruiting Platform

  • Inherited a large legacy code base used to track job seeking event attendees. 

  • Coached customer’s project managers in agile best practices, managed a team of remote engineers.

  • Implemented large scale updates to transition the site into a platform for attendees to find job postings. 

  • Added application roles for various users to hiring managers could post listings and reach out to prospective hires.


Enterprise Media Company

  • Developed tools for managing wedding guest lists

  • Built a vendor portal for small companies to advertise their services for weddings

  • Built a suggestion-based display listings catalogue to enable people to find and hire vendors for social events

Connect with Ben

Long Beach, NY (hometown)

Brooklyn, NY (current city)

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Colby College

Ruby, Rails, Sinatra, Swift, SwiftUI, Python, Django, Flask, React, Redux, Javascript, PostgreSQL, Heroku, AWS, HTML, CSS, ElasticSearch

Ben Gross

Senior Software Engineer