Sean McKay

Sean McKay

Sr. Software Engineer

Sean is a Sr. Software Engineer with nearly two decades of experience. He got his initial start as a software developer at Perot Systems in 1998, and has been in the localization industry for about a decade.

Server applications in .Net have been Sean’s primary focus over the years, including GIS handling, notifications for mobile devices, analysis, and modification. His particular expertise is with data handling, whether in the form or reports, optimizations, parsing, or extracting from irregular sources. Sean likes to use Python and Cobra to explore new programming concepts. He also has experience using Xamarin and Fuse Tools on mobile applications, and occasionally does some front-end work.

Sean enjoys discussing the topic and process of storytelling as it pertains to movies, shows, and books. He also has a weakness for personality type systems, and can be tricked into taking those tests with little effort.

My Publications

May 25, 2018

Adventures in Optimizing Performance

Even if a programmer is very comfortable with their codebase and their technology, they won’t always be correct in determining what portions of the program are running slow. To that end, the first step for optimization with an existing system is profiling or measuring the code base. This ensures that the critical parts slowing down … Continued

January 5, 2018

Using Metrics for Defect Hunting

The Problem Consider a project with a large code base you have recently inherited that has numerous known quality issues such as the F-35 software, or the ACA Healthcare Exchange Website. After examining the code, you have found many cases of poorly named variables and copy-and-paste coding, and you are now certain there are more … Continued

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Teage Christensen

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Grant Ritter

Grant Ritter

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