Rodney Gainous Jr

Santa Monica, CA 90405 · (248) 631-6483 · rodney.gainous@gmail.com

Mobile Developer with substantial experience in Android, Objective-C and Swift. Dedicated, hard-working and has proven experience in creating successful products from conception to release.

Experience

Software Engineer

Bird
MAR 2018 - Present

Lead Android Engineer

Nima Labs
  • Engineering Lead of Nima Android application 1.0 and 2.0
  • Increase device firmware update speed by 300% (6 mins -> 2 mins)
  • Improved Bluetooth Low Energy connection stability by 50%
  • Helped in recruiting mobile engineers
  • FEB 2017 - NOV 2017

    Mobile Engineer

    Gigster
  • Developing iOS and Android apps within the Gigster network
  • MAY 2016 - FEB 2017

    Software Engineer

    Ford Motor Company
  • Designed the system architecture for FordPass iOS app
  • Designed and implemented fully automated CI and CD processes
  • Applied proven communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to help identify & resolve issues
  • Built and managed an iOS CI build machine running Jenkins
  • NOV 2015 - JUN 2016

    iOS Developer

    Nexient
  • Participated in all phases of the software development life cycle for Press Ganey C3
  • Multi-threaded the downloading of images, videos (50% loading time improvement)
  • Optimized the car conditioning process for Hagerty insurance by 100%
  • JUN 2014 - NOV 2015

    Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer

    Puricode
  • Performed in lead and non-lead engineer roles on many iOS and Android products
  • Led code reviews and supervised implementation of systems
  • Managed an agile product development plan and the entire product team
  • Qualified and managed relationships with external technology partners
  • SEP 2013 - NOV 2015

    Skills

    Programming Languages & Tools
    Workflow
    • Mobile-First, Intuitive Design
    • Unit Testing & Debugging
    • Cross Functional Teams
    • Agile Development & Scrum