Andrew Badera

Andrew Badera

Principal Consultant in Custom Development, Technical Lead, at Neudesic

Location
Greater Chicago Area
Industry
Computer Software

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Andrew Badera's Overview

Current
  • Principal Consultant 2, Custom Application Development at Neudesic, LLC
  • Consulting CTO at Measure & Manage, LLC
Past
  • Technical Evangelist, Application Development at MPS Partners
  • Architect/Lead Software Developer at Productive Edge
  • WCF Guy/Senior .NET Architect at redbox/Solution Partners
Connections

500+ connections

Andrew Badera's Summary

Andrew is a versatile and motivated consultant, evangelist and architect informed by years of experience with emerging technologies, startups, small business and F500 corporations across a wide variety of verticals. Andrew is a Microsoft Certified Professional, (MCP) Microsoft Certified Technical Specialist, (MCTS) and a Microsoft Community Contributor.

Andrew is NOT LOOKING FOR NEW OPPORTUNITIES AT THIS TIME. Nor is Andrew interested in referring recruiters to anyone. Andrew reserves the right to be very rude in his responses to any recruiters who contact him on these points at this time.

Andrew Badera's Experience

Principal Consultant 2, Custom Application Development

Neudesic, LLC

June 2013Present (1 year 4 months) Chicago, IL

Consulting CTO

Measure & Manage, LLC

August 2009Present (5 years 2 months)

Technical Evangelist, Application Development

MPS Partners

August 2012June 2013 (11 months) Greater Chicago Area

Architect/Lead Software Developer

Productive Edge

April 2012July 2012 (4 months) Greater Chicago Area

WCF Guy/Senior .NET Architect

redbox/Solution Partners

April 2011April 2012 (1 year 1 month)

President/CEO

Higher Efficiency, Inc.

1996April 2011 (15 years)

Senior Client Services Engineer

Apprenda, Inc.

March 2010March 2011 (1 year 1 month)

CTO

Change Round-Up

March 2007December 2010 (3 years 10 months)

Co-organizer

Tech Valley Code Camp 2009

April 2008November 2009 (1 year 8 months)

Senior Consultant

Infusion Development

November 2008May 2009 (7 months)

Senior Software Engineer

Davis Vision, Inc.

September 2006November 2008 (2 years 3 months)

Organizer

Tech Valley Code Camp 2008.1

April 2008April 2008 (1 month)

.NET Software Engineering Consultant

Xerox

February 2006September 2006 (8 months)

November 2002December 2005 (3 years 2 months)

IT/IS Administrator

Northern Air Technology

October 2001November 2002 (1 year 2 months)

Software Engineering Consultant

netsmartz, LLC

October 2000October 2001 (1 year 1 month)

Web Training/Multimedia Analyst

Xerox

April 2000October 2000 (7 months)

August 1999April 2000 (9 months)

Extrusion Technician

Precision Extrusion

19941997 (3 years)

Andrew Badera's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Experience

    • Delivery driver

      The Humanitarian Service Project
      • Social Services
      February 2014 present (8 months)

      Every 3 weeks I am part of a group of volunteer drivers who spend their Saturday morning loading up and delivering groceries to senior citizens.

    • Various

      Greater Chicago Food Depository
      • Social Services
      November 2013 present (11 months)

      Various salvage/repack events on-site, and various off-site events such as Turkey Day 5K and Chiditarod food collection.

Andrew Badera's Languages

  • English

    (Native or bilingual proficiency)
  • HTML

    (Professional working proficiency)
  • C#

    (Full professional proficiency)
  • JavaScript

    (Professional working proficiency)
  • SQL

    (Professional working proficiency)
  • PowerShell

    (Professional working proficiency)

Andrew Badera's Certifications

  • Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD): Web Developer 4

    • Microsoft
    • License MCP100038119
    • April 2013 to July 2013
  • 70-487 - Developing Windows Azure and Web Services

    • Microsoft
    • License MCP100038119
    • March 2013
  • 70-583 - Designing and Developing Windows Azure Services

    • Microsoft
    • License MCP100038119
    • April 2013 to July 2013
  • Microsoft Certified Technical Specialist (MCTS): .NET 4.0 Service Communication Applications

    • Microsoft
    • License E231-5007
    • March 2011 to July 2013
  • Microsoft Certified Technical Specialist (MCTS): .NET 4.0 Data Access

    • Microsoft
    • License D080-4447
    • April 2013 to July 2013

Andrew Badera's Skills & Expertise

  1. ASP.NET MVC
  2. Technology Evangelist
  3. Cloud Computing
  4. Software Engineering
  5. Scalability
  6. High Availability
  7. Software Architectural Design
  8. Microsoft
  9. Windows Azure
  10. ASP.NET
  11. MVC
  12. WCF
  13. C#
  14. ActiveVOS
  15. Agile Project Management
  16. Windows Server
  17. SQL
  18. AJAX
  19. jQuery
  20. SOA
  21. Design Patterns
  22. SSO
  23. WS-Federation
  24. Identity Management
  25. OAuth
  26. SaaS
  27. Microsoft SQL Server
  28. Software Development
  29. IIS
  30. XML
  31. Scrum
  32. Web Applications
  33. Agile Methodologies
  34. .NET
  35. JavaScript
  36. T-SQL
  37. Test Driven Development
  38. REST
  39. Web Development
  40. Databases
  41. ASP
  42. VB.NET
  43. Java
  44. Architecture
  45. Android
  46. Enterprise Software
  47. MySQL
  48. PHP
  49. Integration

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