Edward Chen

Web Developer and SYSADMIN



I'm a full-stack web developer specializing in Ruby on Rails app development. I am passionate about building and bringing beautiful and meaningful ideas to life. I love tinkering with tech and solving complex usability problems.

As a former sysadmin turned web developer, I am capable of jumping right in and filling many roles to increase everyone's bandwidth.

Ruby on Rails

Front-End Development

System Administration

Project Management


Dev Bootcamp

Web Development | Dec 2014

An intensive 19 week training program focused on practical full-stack web development. Studied and applied object-oriented design principles, thoughtful codebase architecture, agile methodologies, and test-driven development.

2008 - 2014

Community Redevelopment Agency

System Administrator

Protected, monitored, and supported all agency network systems & hardware spanning across 8 regional offices throughout the city of Los Angeles.

Integrated multiple enterprise projects such as a Cisco Unified Video Conferencing System, Cisco Unity Unified Messaging, Microsoft System Center, and Railo-Apache web server migrations.

Maintained, updated and curated and the agency's website.

2012 - 2013

Western Governors University

MS | Information Security & Assurance

Areas of Study: Network Security, Leading and Managing Organizational Change, Organizational Leadership, Ethical Hacking, Vulnerability Assessment, Forensics & Network Intrusion, Corporate Security Policy, Risk Management, Disaster Recovery, Enterprise Continuity

2002 - 2007

University of California, Santa Cruz

BA | Business Management Economics

Areas of Study: Business Strategy and Entrepreneurial Studies, Security Markets and Financial Institutions Marketing, Corporate Finance, Managerial Economics, Business Information Systems




Irvine, CA 92606, US

I thoroughly enjoy learning about emerging technologies. I'm eager to help solve problems I have never before seen.

Please reach out to me if I can provide any assistance with my skill set.

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