Nathan Day portrait

Nathan Day

Software Development Engineer

Birmingham, AL

(205) 585-9133


System Software EngineerJun. 2017 – Present

HPE, Alpharetta GA

  • Software development.

Technologies: Java, Bash, Perforce, Windows, Linux

Freelance Software DeveloperJan. 2014 – Jun. 2017

Self-employed, Birmingham AL

  • Dryad Digital Repository (2016): back- and front-end development to improve metadata-harvesting interface and browser interface for online digital repository.
  • Printing-services client (2015 – 2016): early-stage application and system design, specification, and prototyping for electronic statement delivery platform.
  • Literary Paris / Maps and Texts (2015): web and markup development for a digital humanities start-up project supporting literary cartography coursework.
  • Dryad Digital Repository (2014 – 2015): back- and front-end development to support prototyping of new application interfaces; development and maintenance of application services and development infrastructure.
  • Open Bibliography (2014): web and markup development for a digital humanities start-up project supporting online publication of descriptive bibliographies.

Technologies: Java, SQL, Javascript, XSLT, Bash, Perl, Python, HTML/CSS; Linux, AWS, PostgreSQL, MySQL, SOLR, Vagrant/Packer, Ansible, Apache, Tomcat, git

Software Developer Oct. 2013 – Dec. 2013

Grant Street Group, Pittsburgh PA

  • Back- and front-end software development.

Technologies: Perl, SQL, Javascript, HTML/CSS, Linux, Bash, git

Engineer, Software Development Feb. 2012 – Aug. 2013

3M, Health Information Systems (via CodeRyte, Inc. acquitision), Bethesda MD

  • Implementation engineering for custom data integration engine during client on-boarding.
  • System, application, and data troubleshooting and issue resolution for client-facing teams.
  • Review of configuration specifications and client data prior to engineering hand-off.
  • Support and training of junior implementation engineering staff.

Technologies: Perl, SQL, XSLT, Javascript, HTML/CSS, Bash, Linux, svn

Software and Support Engineer Oct. 2009 – Feb. 2012
Customer Support Specialist Oct. 2007 – Oct. 2009

Inera, Inc., Belmont MA

  • Development and maintenance of user-interface, platform, and system code.
  • Maintenance and development of build system, testing suite, and issue-tracking database.
  • Implementation and quality control of client editorial and production configurations.
  • Delivery of technical support, end-user training, and application platform training.
  • Product prototyping, scripting, and document analysis for pre-sales support.

Technologies: Perl, XSLT, VB6/VBA, Windows, .bat, vss

Freelance Editor Sep. 2007 – Oct. 2007
Editorial Assistant July 2004 – Aug. 2007

National Consumer Law Center, Boston MA

Compiled contents, edited, and provided project-management support for legal manuals. Assisted with development and production of legal manual series, including copy editing, typescript coding, revision management, fact-checking, and proofreading.

Quality Control Editor July 2003 – Nov. 2003

Corporate Communications Broadcast Network (, Boston MA

Proofread quarterly financial report documents.

Editorial Assistant Sep. 2001 – Dec. 2002

Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, Chicago IL

Administered article peer review process. Copy edited accepted manuscripts.

Editorial Assistant Aug. 2000 – Aug. 2001

Brooks/Cole Publishing, Belmont CA

Administered manuscript submission and peer review processes for higher-ed business math and statistics textbook list. Coordinated editorial–production communications and served as initial point of contact for external editorial inquiries. Drafted editorial contracts, budgets, and sales-forecast documentation.


MS, Computer and Information Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham (2016)
Certificate, Embedded Systems Engineering, University of California, Irvine, Div. of Continuing Ed. (expected Dec. 2017)