Jared Lerner

New York, New York, US

Creative Engineer looking to change the world
Jared's Skills
Business Administration
Writing
UX Design
UI testing
Technical
Design
Strategy
Management
Programming
User Experience
Background

Startup Experience

First time founder

Age Group

25-35

About Jared

Highly creative Software Engineer and MBA with the unparalleled determination to change the world.

I love destroying paradigms, going against the mundane status quo and essentially breaking rules (legally of course). It is what fuels me on a daily basis. I am one of the most creative people you will ever meet and I'll always put my heart and soul into a Photoshop or PowerPoint presentation. Additionally, I'm a very good writer. I got that from my Mom.

Biggest inspirations: Steve Jobs, Tony Hseih, Richard Branson

My team and I are trying to turn the sleep industry upside down, starting in New York City. We are seeking a Developer to join us as a ZzZTO (get it?), a dynamite marketer to spread the word and anyone else who wants to help us along the way.

Requirements: Fun, passionate, and ready to rock this industry to its core!

Quote

Stay hungry. Stay foolish. - Steve Jobs

Work Experience

Sr. Software Engineer

Clarifai

January 2016 - Today

Turn clients' frowns upside down, collect customer feedback and build processes with every other team in the company, create and maintain external and internal support documentation, script various side projects in Bash, JavaScript and Python, support and update our API Clients (Python, NodeJS, Java, Objective C, Go, PHP) and Databases (MySQL, Postgres, Redshift) as needed, and enhance employee morale by being active in our infamous Cheer Enforcement Task Force

Professional Services Consultant

Confirmit Inc.

January 2009 - April 2015

Closed over 5,000 outstanding front-line support tickets for clients on a large-scale web-based survey software platform, designed and conducted several training courses on scripting, developed custom front-end solutions with HTML, CSS, JavaScript and Jscript, produced over 20 YouTube videos, founded the company softball team and worked on a variety of other internal projects to maintain a vibrant and fun culture

Software Support Engineer

Sungard Data Systems

September 2007 - October 2008

Helped clients solve technical issues on a large-scale financial trading system, tweaked system on the back-end with C++ and SQL, maintained and enhanced the front-end design with JavaScript, HTML and CSS, established strategies to improve overall reliability of systems and improve customer support, designed and published several reference guides to help clients understand complex portfolio calculations and implemented an office-wide wiki system to organize large quantities of internal information in one central location

Education

New York University - Stern School of Business

MBA

2010 - 2013

Washington University in St. Louis

BS in Computer Science, Accounting

2004 - 2007

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