Dave Shifflett


Software Engineer in Chicago

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Dave Shifflett

About Me

My name is Dave, and I’m a software engineer living and working in Chicago. I enjoy solving problems and learning new things across different disciplines while continuing to advance as the landscape changes. Over the years, I have gained expertise with many different ecosystems, frameworks, platforms, and languages. Presently, most of my work is in cloud and web technology.

I moved to Chicago after growing up desiring the experiences of a first-tier, dense, urban city. Chicago’s history, architecture and skyline, summers, parks, water, and rattling elevated trains make it a good home for me.

Prior to moving to Chicago, I found myself in Baltimore. I enjoyed my short time there immensely, identifying the city’s odd local culture as one well suited to my personality. After completing my Bachelor of Science degree from the at , I remained in Baltimore for a few years where I started my formal software engineering career before moving to Chicago.

Some of my other interests include food and cooking, gaming, linguistics, and transportation. I am a casual gamer, enjoying games of the classic console, open-ended simulation, strategy, and social tabletop varieties. I am a fluent English speaker and have a limited working proficiency in Spanish.