Andrew Hite

I'm a web and mobile developer with over seven years of experience building websites and applications. I love building things and working with smart people.

Technologies Stuff I like to make things with


NoSQL Data Stores MongoDB CouchDB
Relational Databases MySQL PostgreSQL SQLite
Fixture Replacements FactoryGirl Machinist
JavaScript Frameworks jQuery Backbone.js
CSS Extensions SASS LESS

Experience Places I've worked at


Engineering Manager Previously: Senior Software Engineer

July 2012 - Present

Get Satisfaction getsatisfaction.com


Currently building the next generation of community engagement software. Ask me if you want to hear more about it!


Application Developer

February 2012 - July 2012

PeopleAdmin peopleadmin.com


As an application developer for the feature team, I assisted in the development of new human resources software used for performance management. While on the team developing this new software, I lead development of the application's design and front-end, as well as a number of core features.


Web Developer / Co-Founder

January 2007 - February 2012

Impulse Development impulsedevelopment.com


In the five years that I spent at Impulse I oversaw the development of numerous web applications and websites for clients located in El Paso and across the United States. Over the course of my employment, Impulse Development established itself as one of the top web development agencies in the region, and the only agency specializing in rapid development with Ruby on Rails.

As lead developer, I was in charge of all front-end and back-end application / website development.


Web Developer

August 2005 - January 2007

Stanton Street Technology Group stantonstreet.com


As a web developer at Stanton Street Technology Group I was responsible for building client websites in a LAMP environment, with emphasis on front-end development with semantic HTML and CSS. As a junior developer I was often tasked with other jobs such as server administration, search engine optimization, development of internal applications, and client support.


Computer Operations / Helpdesk Specialist

August 2003 - August 2005

First Light Federal Credit Union firstlightfcu.org


As a computer operations specialist at First Light Federal Credit Union I was responsible for executing nightly scripts that finalized daily operations, running backup processes on the credit union's mainframe and other critical servers, generating reports for management, and troubleshooting helpdesk requests including desktop support, server maintenance, mainframe issues, and the support of proprietary applications. I was also the lead on multiple projects, including software upgrades for a network of over 400 computers and small application development efforts.


References People that like me


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Links Where to find me


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This website and resume were built using the wonderfully elegant Sinatra framework, Twitter Bootstrap, and a few hours of my time. If you're interested in the source code, it's available at http://github.com/andyhite/andyhite

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