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October 25, 2014
 
 
 
 
 

Mark Redar

Mark Redar

Program/Service

Digital Special Collections

Title

Senior Manager for UC3

Responsibilities

Mark works closely with the DSC tech lead, Brian Tingle, to design and implement new services for our contributors. Most of our work involves loading more content or adding more features into http://oac.cdlib.org and http://calisphere.universityofcalifornia.edu or tracking down the sources of strange issues that crop up. Mark is also called onto various special projects to provide technical assistance.

Education

M.S. and B.S., Physics, from San Francisco State University

Background

Mark entered the professional world as a novice programmer with Barra, a financial analytics company in Berkeley. From there, he worked at a number of dot bombs, programming in a number of languages and platforms. Prior to joining the CDL, He took a detour to work in a cabinet shop, learning CAD, CNC programming and a bit of cabinetmaking.

Professional Interests

Agile software development, RESTful interfaces, python, software security