JOHN D. AHEARN ҉ San Francisco, CA ҉

Bay Area / Silicon Valley Software Engineer and Manager as needed
Full Stack :: iOS :: AWS :: iOT :: LAMP :: Smart Devices :: EE :: Engineering Physics
I’m passionate about working on new and emerging technologies & will deliver excellent quality from within teams of any size. References available.
҉ C++ Smart App driven magnetic shock absorption system for off-road vehicles
҉ AWS Amplify-Swift iOS App for workgroup texting/logging and employee profiling
҉ C++ Geriatric fall detection device w/ Smart Network
҉ Smart Devices, Smart Vehicle Suspension, Home Automation, Smart Network, 3D Design & Build, Acoustic & Medical Devices


Senior Software Architect & Operations Manager ҉ EPI Workforce Solutions, Phoenix, AZ 02/20 – present

Skills/Expertises: Java, AngularJS, iOS Swift, AWS DyamoDB, Amplify-Swift, PHP, IAM, ApiGateway, Cognito, DynamoDB, CloudFormation, CloudShell, VPC, Linux

Designing, Developing and Maintaining MARCA – an AWS based Operations and Resource Management suite for very-large scale mail-in balloting production. The suite coordinates communications, urgent notifications, reports, analyses, staff, workgroups, operations, training & non-human resources by leveraging fast DynamoDB-Java workgroup lookup routines.

Developing and Maintaining iOS AWS Amplify-Swift version of MARCA

Senior Software Architect ҉ Western Neighborhoods Project – A Non Profit, San Francisco, CA 08/21 – present

Skills/Expertises: LAMP, CGI/Perl, 3rd party integrations

Rescued, re-designed, re-factored and re-wrote a large and failing Membership & POS system. Privacy and security issues were fixed. Content creation was simplified and enhanced with WordPress backend customization. Much shell scripting and many complex challenges. Moved the entire codebase from a failing ISP to Siteground.

Lead Architect / Engineer ҉ Everphase Intellectual, San Francisco, CA 10/16 – present

Skills/Expertises: C++, iOS Swift, iOS Objective-C, Eclipse, Java, EE, Physics, Material Science

Designs / Develops / Programs/ Manages products and projects: Electronics circuit design and build. Python/C++ software architecture/development. Device design, development and programming. 3D mesh architecture and printing.

Products designed and built: Smart & responsive magnetic shock absorber system for offroad vehicles, Smart and secure home monitoring / surveillance device network w/app for intruder mapping, battery/network backup and text/email alerts, 3D printed Willis-Ekbom (RLS) relief device w/app, Sciatica/lower back nerve pain relief device, Geriatric care devices w/app (fall detection/inertial switches/open door detect & announce), 3D printed large absorption acoustic material, 3D printed multi-rotor silencers, 3D printed durable/strong/precision custom dimensioned tools, fasteners, joints, anything nylon under 11” x 10” x 9”, High End Audio remote A/B/X switch with app, High End Acoustic diffusers and absorption panels, Lithium-Polymer battery balancer/protection, Lithium-Polymer auto-jump pack.

Senior Software Architect ҉ CoreLogic Dorado Corporation, San Mateo, CA 06/02 – 04/16

Skills/Expertises: Flex 3, Java, Hibernate, Weblogic, XSLT, Oracle, SOAP, Java based JSP-like scripting language for the dynamic creation of Javascript/XML/HTML based presentation layer

Developed / Managed robust transactional web-based applications for FORTUNE 500 mortgage lending institutions. Managed development teams in U.S. and India.

Project lead for five end-to-end loan management applications for wholesale and retail home loan business for several top loan originators/lenders in the world. Responsibilities included architecting / writing / overseeing Flex / Java / SQL code, overseeing and code reviewing Flex and Java, managing 3-7 person teams (Agile), designing, architecting, business analysis, engaging client, presenting to client and coordinating discussions with client. Saw all these applications to pilot.

Senior Software Architect ҉ Aktana, San Francisco, CA 08/11 – 01/12

Skills/Expertises: iOS, Objective-C, Swift, HTML5, AngularJS, JQuery, Google Closure, .NET, C#, Flex, Python, Ruby, LAMP

Researched technologies and platforms to be implemented for field sales solutions


C++, Java, AWS, Twilio, Flex, SQL, Linux, PHP, MySQL, DynamoDB, NoSQL, Hibernate, JavaScript, Python, React, REST, AngularJS, JQuery, AJAX, XCode, HTML5, DHTML, XML, PHP, ASP, COM, SOAP, Struts, Perl, Swift, Objective C, J2EE, EJB, JSP, Servlets, JNDI, Spring, ActiveX, Weblogic, Linux, Apache, Apache Tomcat, IIS Server, JDBC, ODBC, SQL Server 7, Oracle, Flash, CGI, XSL, XSLT, iOS, Android SDK, Arduino, ESP8266, LulzBot, TINA, Temboo, Phant, GitHub, Kafka, Hadoop, VirtualBox, Ubuntu, Maven, Zigbee, Kubernetes, Eclipse, ant, svn, cygwin, emacs, vi, sed, Putty, Toad, Microsoft Visual Studio, Visual Source Safe, cvs, Jira, Cygwin, Visio, DreamWeaver, Fireworks, Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, Perforce, HomeSite, Kawa, Mocha, Mind Mapping Software, Blender, Simplify3D, Slic3r, DaVinci Resolve, Eagle, Fritzing, GoPro



҉ Smart App driven magnetic shock absorption system for off-road vehicles
҉ Geriatric fall detection device w/ Smart Network



M.S. Physics
University of Colorado / Boulder

Finished at top of class with concentration on Quantum Optics and Low-T.
Passed written/oral qualifiers for continuation toward PhD.
Considered offers from JILA PhD thesis advisors – this included Nobel Laureate Eric Cornell.
Chose to begin my career in software instead.

B.S. Engineering Physics
University of California / Berkeley