Hello! I'm David

Enterprise Solutions Architect 🚀

Phone

Phone: +1 (571) 490-4219

Date of Birth: November 8th, 1991

About Me

David Benko is a technical consultant specializing in full-stack application ecosystems for enterprise. Leveraging over 8 years of professional experience, he aids companies in designing and implementing complex technical or mobility solutions. He is currently working as the VP of Product Engineering for BrandMuscle and has worked with companies such as: Capital One, MasterCard, Schneider Electric, Haier, Citrix, Jabil, Petco, & Gannett (USA Today).

My Experience

Sep , 2010
Sep 2010 - Dec 2014
PRNDL Development Studios
Building full-stack mobile applications and games
Woodbridge, VA, USA
Jan 2012- Apr 2013
SolutionWorx
Building software to support small business
Chantilly, VA, USA
Apr 2013 - Sep 2016
AnyPresence
Architecting complex mobility solutions for the enterprise
Reston, VA, USA
Sep 2016 - May 2017
Nanoscale.io
Microservice / API development tools. Aquired by Tibco (NASDAQ: TIBX) in 2017
Reston, VA, USA
May 2017 - Jul 2019
Capital One
Open Banking / External API Strategy; Professional Services
San Francisco, CA, USA
Jul 2019 - Present
BrandMuscle
VP; Product Engineering
Washington, DC, USA
Present

Technologies

Server

Go, Node.js, Ruby on Rails, PHP, C# .NET, IBM Domino

Mobile

iOS (Swift / Objective-C), Android (Java / C++), Microsoft Xamarin (C#)

Web

Angular 2+, Bootstrap, jQuery, Haml, Pug/Jade, Coffeescript, SCSS, WordPress

APIs

REST, SOAP, JSON, XML, OData

Cloud

Docker, Kubernetes, Heroku, AWS (S3, RDS, EC2, ECS), Microsoft Azure, IBM OpenWhisk, Github, Bitbucket

Databases

PostgreSQL, SQL Server, MySQL, MongoDB, IBM Cloudant, Lotus Notes

Security

JWT/JWE, SSL/TLS, OpenSSL, CommonCrypto, symmetric encryption, asymmetric cryptography (RSA & Elliptic Curve), hashes, key derivation, key exchanges, digital signatures, public key infrastructure, certificate pinning, OAuth 2.0, LDAP

IoT

Apple WatchKit, Android Wear, CloudPebble, Belkin WeMo SDK, Haier U-Home SDK / API, Raspberry Pi, ArcGIS SDK, Amazon Echo

Blockchain

Ethereum, Solidity, Hyperledger Fabric

My Projects

Here are some examples of projects I have helped design, develop, and bring to market. Each project is a unique problem requiring solutions for the technical architecture, development, business strategy, & security.

External API strategy & digital strategic partnerships

iOS app to control Haier’s suite of smart home appliances – unveiled at CES 2016

Pay with Rewards iOS and Android apps for consumers to redeem credit card rewards points

Order tracking and electrical product configuration iOS, Android, and web apps

Helped integrate entire Intuit product portfolio to Capital One web APIs. 

iPad app for field techs to diagnose and repair utility assets pulled from ArcGIS

Drop me a line!

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