The product released:
code, config, data as one
Agile Software Development, DevOps, Training Since 2003
Origami Software is the software practice of Spencer Marks and Associates.
Spencer Marks is a seasoned developer skilled in a wide variety of languages, technologies, and methodologies. Spencer has been developing commercial software since 1989.
Spencer builds and lead teams and designs and integrate systems, including complex automated workflows for data ingestion and manipulation and laboratory information systems. Spencer focuses on clear communication and goal setting, as well as testability, rapid deployment, and sustainable development processes. http://www.github.com/smarks
Spencer also is also passionate about teaching. Since 1998 Spencer has been a part time adjunct at the University of Massachusetts Lowell where he designs and presents college level courses. Current topics include Java and Agile software development best practices as well, Python, Perl and PHP.
Since 2012 Spencer has been utilizing Amazon Web Services to save clients money, provide scalability, and ensure uptime. Using AWS lets clients focus on solutions for their core business needs rather than be distracted by hardware and infrastructure concerns.
Tools and Domains
In Spencer’s current toolbox you will find:
AWS services including (but not limited to)
API-Gateway, Lambda, Batch, EC2, S3, RDS, CloudFormation CodeCommit, Build, Deploy
Java (including JDBC, JPA, JAXB, JSP, Hibernate, Spring / SpringBoot, Tomcat, Jersey)
Python (including SQLAlchemy)
SQL (Oracle, Postgres, MySQL,SQLite)
Bash, JSON, XML, HTML, CSS
Ansible, Docker, Packer, Vagrant, Terraform
Maven, Ant, JUnit, WebDriver, Mocking
TeamCity, Jenkins, CircleCI, GitHub, GitLabs
Git, Subversion (and others)
Messaging: JMS, RabbitMQ
Operating Systems: Linux (Ubuntu, RedHat, Centos, Debian) MacOS, Windows
SCRUM, XP, rapid prototyping
Origami Software has developed software and managed projects for a wide variety of domains including BioTech, Banking, Insurance, Internet, Graphic Design, Education, and consumer software.
Past engagements include Google, ITA Software, Apple, Avid, DEC, The MathWorks, CISCO, Wellington Financial Services, Nokia, Liberty Mutual Insurance, Symantec, GTE Labs, Claritas Genomics and Seres Therapeutics.
Spencer holds a BA in English from Skidmore College and a Masters of Arts in English Literature from Clark University.
He has presented papers a conferences and organizations including Building Better Java Applications presented at Quality Week Europe, Brussels