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Robert Bofinger

Software Engineer in Buffalo, New York.

About Me

I'm Robert Bofinger and I'm a Software Engineer in Buffalo, New York. Currently I work at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York where I work on a variety of projects. I try to be innovative in my work, looking for new and creative ways to solve problems. I'm always ready to tackle new and interesting problems.

Experience

Developer I

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York

May 2018 - Present

  • Prototyped computer vision application from reading handwritten forms.
  • Built microservices for de-identifying personal information in non-prod systems.
  • Prototype applications that demonstrate how new technologies impact the core buisness.
  • Assist with the roll-out and adoption of containers and Kubernetes as an orchestration platform.
  • Built microservice for synchronizing container CI/CD build results with Kubernetes environment
  • Assisted with implementation of GitLab as new CI/CD system and SCM tool and provided expertise in creation of pipelines and repositories.
IT Associate

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York

May 2017 - April 2018

  • Built custom reporting dashboard web app.
  • Built CI/CD pipelines for development teams.
  • Evaluated new CI/CD and SCM tools to replace legacy tools.
  • Automated infrastructure provisioning and configuration with tasks with Ansible.
  • Administered JIRA and Confluence.
IT Intern

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York

May 2015 - April 2017

  • Created web application to search company code-base.
  • Created web dashboard to view metrics for IT teams.
  • Created CI/CD pipelines for development teams.
  • Administered Subversion.
Canisius Earning Excellence Program

Canisius College

May 2015 - April 2017

  • Created WYSIWYG desktop application for designing GUIs in Python's Tkinter to be used in introductory computer science classes.
  • Presented work at college and regional conferences.

Skills

  • Python
  • Groovy
  • Java
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
  • Machine Learning
  • Computer Vision
  • Git
  • Subversion
  • Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD)
  • Microservices
  • Ansible
  • GitLab CI
  • AnthillPro

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