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About Me

I am Dave Bry, a technology enthusiast currently living in South Jersey outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Working primarily as a .NET developer for over 15 years, I have experience in a variety of industries including e-commerce, legal, commercial mortgage, and retail marine sales. Most recently, I have been working as a curriculum developer writing learning materials for the aspiring software developers enrolled at Tech Elevator.


Seasoned .NET developer bringing nearly 20 years of unique experience from a variety of industries. With a history of solving complex problems and delivering innovative solutions, has accomplishments of 23% sales increase at Traffic Safety Store and over $20,000/year cost savings at Dechert LLP.
  • Languages: C#, Java, SQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Bash, Markdown, PHP
  • Libraries/Frameworks: ASP.NET, Spring Boot, MSTest, JUnit, LINQ, Entity, Vue.js, Express.js
  • Database Platforms: Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL, SQLite
  • Other: Visual Studio, VS Code, IntelliJ, Git, GitHub, GitLab, Netlify, npm, Grav
  • C#
  • SQL
  • JavaScript
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Java


Tech Elevator

Curriculum Developer Jan 2020 - Present

  • Led team in refactoring significant content of curriculum, adding new material, enhancing existing content, and updating later projects to utilize new patterns established. Resulted in greater student understanding of concepts and 63% more students receiving passing exercise scores.
  • Developed curriculum versioning strategy, bundling learning material from over 30 repositories into LMS and cohort repository supporting consumer and enterprise product offerings, enabling Tech Elevator to rapidly iterate curriculum versions supporting more than 500 concurrent students across all programs.
  • Designed and coded new module capstone based on a popular mobile payment service for students to demonstrate knowledge in client/server API code and SQL backed storage through DAO classes.
  • Tech: C#, Java, ASP.NET, Spring Boot, MSTest, JUnit, SQL Server, Postgres, HTML/CSS/JS, Vue.js, Cypress, Docker

Bry's Marine

Web Developer Oct 2019 - Dec 2019

  • Elevated sales 12% year-over-year with redesigned website built on lightweight CMS with focus on SEO and improved user experience.
  • 🔗 https://www.brysmarine.com
  • Tech: Grav CMS, PHP/Twig, jQuery, HTML/CSS/JS, DreamHost, Cloudinary

W.L. Snook & Associates

Software Engineer/Lead Software Engineer Jul 2016 - Sep 2019

  • Generated more than $36,000 of additional sales by developing new interactive sign designer showing live preview as customer and types and changes font size, color, and positioning.
  • Doubled sales of vinyl roll-up signs by implementing a new stylish interface with built-in search bringing the most relevant signs to the top and supporting hundreds of different sign legends.
  • Increased conversion rates of safety vests by 20% with enhanced site search and filtering capabilities that gave customers the ability to find products by size, color, material, and ANSI safety rating quickly.
  • Tech: ASP.NET (C# MVC), React, jQuery, HTML/CSS/JS, Microsoft SQL Server, SSRS, Elasticsearch, Cloudinary

Dechert LLP

IT Applications Developer Jan 2011 - Jul 2016

  • Saved firm over $20,000/year with internal skills & experience tracking application. Implemented interactive front end based on Photoshop mockups designed by the marketing department.
  • Boosted efficiency of General Counsel team saving over 10 hours per week with system to record ethical screens, manage access lists, and automatically secure digital documents & workspaces.
  • Tech: ASP.NET (VB Web Forms, C# MVC), jQuery, HTML/CSS/JS, Microsoft SQL Server, SSRS, SSIS, iManage

Coventry First

Associate Software Engineer Feb 2010 - Jan 2011

  • Improved productivity of Contract Analysis department by enhancing key system, enabling more data to be captured, and efficiently complete tasks. Analyst daily calls increased 10-20% and reduced backlog.
  • Tech: ASP.NET (VB Web Forms), VB.NET WinForms, HTML/CSS/JS, Microsoft SQL Server

Capmark Financial Group, Inc.

Applications Developer Jan 2007 - Feb 2010

  • Ported mission-critical data transfer process to VB.NET Windows Service, improving reliability and reducing manual reruns and troubleshooting by 80%.
  • Upgraded major finance application to ASP.NET 2.0 and implemented new features from business requests.

School of Tourism & Hospitality Management, Temple University

ASP.NET Developer Jun 2006 - Jan 2007

  • Created ASP.NET web applications to demonstrate improved business methods for professionals in hospitality management, event planning, and risk prevention.

Other Technical

Pick For Me TV


  • Developed website to pick a random episode from a user-defined list of TV shows. Utilized TMDB (The Movie Database) API, Vue.js front end, and Express.js back end.
  • 🔗 https://pickforme.tv

DD-WRT Mobile

2013 - 2014

  • Wrote iOS app in Objective-C for configuring routers running third-party firmware DD-WRT.

Bry's Marine

2010 - 2014

  • Developed custom interface for transmitting store inventory to manufacturer database searchable by all North American marine dealers. Part sales increased 10% helping clear out older and obsolete parts.


Temple University

College of Science & Technology 2007

  • Major: Bachelor of Science, Information Science & Technology
  • Minor: Business Administration
  • Honors: magna cum laude

High Technology High School

Web Development & Programming Track 2002

  • School named a "Star School" by NJ Department of Education, recipient of National Blue Ribbon Award, and consistently ranked within the top 20 high schools of New Jersey & US by many news organizations.