Hi, I'm Kristian Snyder.

I'm a developer and software architect at GE Aviation. I've worked in full-stack web and application development with Go, Java, and TypeScript and have designed and built a high-scale secure operational technology network for military compliance. If these sound up your alley, send me a note at contact@kristiansnyder.com!

Experience

GE Aviation

Digital Technology Leadership Program - Solution Architect

February 2021 - Present

Tools/Languages

AWS Storage Gateway Nozomi Check Point Network Security TCP/IP

  • Developed operational technology supporting network for CMMC military compliance, enabling billions in new contracts in 2022
  • Architected documentation and improvements to Storage Gateway integration with manufacturing sites, reducing storage costs by millions per year
  • Designed multiple architecture diagrams and presented to internal committee for approval

University of Cincinnati

Machine Learning Researcher

June 2020 - Present

Tools/Languages

Keras TensorFlow Python

  • Developed deep CNN to predict risk of back injury (90.6% accuracy) in lifting objects using sensor-based motion data
  • CNN uses unconventional pooling techniques to achieve higher accuracy for the problem domain
  • Published research available at doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0247162

GE Aviation

Digital Technology Leadership Program - Product Owner

June 2020 - February 2021

Tools/Languages

Scrum Rally Spring Boot AWS

  • Organized and led development team of 6 members
  • Reduced number of open defects by 60%
  • Extended backlog timeline from 3 weeks to 6 months
  • Improved feature development speed by 50% with more robust business logic documentation

GE Aviation

Cybersecurity CI/CD Intern

May 2019 - August 2019

Tools/Languages

Docker Drone Jenkins vSphere

Currently researching, implementing, and testing a full CI/CD system for GE Aviation Cybersecurity to automate their test and deploy processes, increasing developer productivity.

This platform will also accelerate adoption of cloud platforms within the team and make development cloud-first, enabling scalability through a Docker-based workflow.

  • Architecting a CI/CD platform (Drone) to automate build and deployment processes
  • Creating and customizing several Docker images, managing a private Docker registry

GE Aviation

Full Stack Development Intern

January 2018 - April 2018

Tools/Languages

Vue.JS Node Java Spring Boot Jenkins PostgreSQL Oracle DB

Implemented both frontend and database logic for a customer-facing parts ordering platform to improve usability.

Developed an application to manage data collaboration across the GE Aviation supply chain, enabling supplier data access for GE engineers to improve delivery and quality across all aspects of the development process.

  • Created REST-compliant API in Spring Boot
  • Developing Vue.js components
  • Increased coverage of Java API code

GE Aviation

Platform Automation Intern

May 2018 - August 2018

Tools/Languages

Amazon Web Services Ruby Chef TypeScript JavaScript Serverless/Lambda Mocha/Chai

Worked to manage enterprise data software deployment, orchestration, and monitoring in AWS, saving GE >$500M in server costs across the team.

  • Used Chef to automate deployment and setup of application containers on EC2
  • Wrote JS/TS on Lambda to manage monitoring with automated alerts in team chat channels and on-demand triggering of deployment.
  • Tested database calls, API functionality, unit tests with BDD in Mocha/Chai

Great American Insurance

Application Developer Intern

May 2016 - May 2018

Tools/Languages

C# .NET WCF RabbitMQ MSSQL Angular Protractor

Developed a web app for enrollment and claims of a $40 million insurance division of GAIC. Worked in a Scrum team with 3 senior developers and contributed to feature and bug stories, planning meetings, and feature design.

  • Built several customer-facing pages and critical features using business requirements
  • Managed database migrations and financial reporting queries for billing customers
  • Created microservice built on WCF to rapidly build and serve search data (10x+ improvement)
  • Built and integrated Windows Services to accept and execute messages on top of RabbitMQ
  • Automated user testing using Protractor

If you're looking to get in contact, check out my GitHub or use the form below.