Jun Chen

Software Engineer & Web Developer

New York, NY

Greetings! I'm a NYC-based software engineer and web developer who works with Ruby on Rails and modern web (HTML5/CSS3/JS) technologies. I build games, mobile apps, and web apps with a strong focus on using modular, DRY code. I have a deep respect for software engineering principles that I steadfastly apply to my code.

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Profile - About Me

Jun Chen
  • Jun Chen
  • New York, NY
  • junchen424@gmail.com
  • junchen.me

I'm a software engineer/web developer who works primarily with Ruby on Rails and popular Javascript frameworks like ReactJS and BackboneJS. I've built a Facebook-inspired social-networking platform, browser games inspired by Snake and Asteroids, and various other Javascript and Ruby games. Currently, I am working as a full-stack developer, and love thinking about and working towards optimal code.

Some tools of the trade I use and enjoy: Rails + Postgresql, ReactJS, Backbone.js

Ruby on Rails

Full-stack web apps on Rails 4


ReactJS, BackboneJS

Web Design

HTML5, CSS3, jQuery and Ajax


Programming Skills
Ruby on Rails
Web Design
General Skills
Teaching, individual tutoring, & educational consulting
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Work Experience
  • Platform Engineer April 2016 - Present

    Full-stack engineer. Co-developed Ruby on Rails + PostgreSQL core data analytics feature for 100% of clinic users and internal company users. Co-developed redesign of patient onboarding experience, and served as sole developer responsible for redesign of market value $100mil Fertilome Genetic Test onboarding experience. Improved average user-search time by ~80% by enhancing query in Ruby on Rails and PostgreSQL. Implement Test-Driven Development in refactoring platform code.

  • Jr. Web Developer July 2015 - March 2016
    Foresters Financial Services

    Built daily task application in PHP deployed into use by entire Systems Programming team. Used Silex, Symfony 2, JavaScript, jQuery, and HTML/CSS. Refactored and improved legacy PHP code for main and internal-facing websites. Maintained and added daily content updates to main and internal-facing websites.

  • Independent Educational Consultant June 2014 - 2016
    Self-employed - Princeton, NJ

    Increased students’ mathematics grades on average of at least one full letter grade and SAT performance by 10%. Advised and communicated with students and their families on the college application process.


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Contact info
  • Email: junchen424@gmail.com
  • Website: www.junchen.me
  • Skype: jun.chen97
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