My name is Derek and I have been looking forward to the opportunity to come and work with the Volano team. Although it has been just a few very short weeks since I started, I already know I am in for a challenging but rewarding journey here at Volano. It is great to be working with a passionate team where each individual brings a strong skill set to the table. I am definitely looking forward to strengthening my current knowledge base and diving into the new opportunities that await.
I graduated from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, Peter Kiewit Institute, in December of 2008. During the time I was finishing my undergraduate degree I had the opportunity to intern at The Gallup Organization as an applications developer. After graduation I continued as a full time developer and is where I gained most of my application development skill set. I have found over the course of my professional career I enjoy developing applications, however, my true passion is working with clients to understand their needs and come up with solutions that make a positive impact to their business.
In the spare time I do I have, I enjoy spending it outdoors. Whether it is on a four wheeler, fishing, hunting, or playing ultimate Frisbee in Elmwood Park, if I can I would prefer to be
September 14, 2022
Why build software of our own? Any good story of a project starts with a problem that needs to be addressed. We work with many clients in the manufacturing vertical and during our time spent with them, we noticed a challenge with synchronization with their dealers. Much of the dealers’ in-office time was spent hunting […]
May 23, 2022
Is local the real secret sauce leaders deploy for a successful development project? Rod Smith, Volano Software Partner, and Co-founder defines the benefits of working with a local development shop.
March 25, 2022
Are you relentlessly passionate about every detail and every pixel when it comes to front-end development? We’re looking to add a Senior Front-end Developer to join our growing team. At Volano, you will work with a variety of clients and projects alongside a remarkable team of back-end and front-end developers, designers, and management to build […]
March 15, 2022
It was 8:00 am on a sunny morning in Hawaii in January. People were hustling to get to their typical morning responsibilities. Cars were on the highway commuting to work, school, and other destinations when all of a sudden chaos breaks out. People start to panic, kids have been thrust down sewers for safety, everyone […]
February 7, 2022
As we continue to grow, we’re looking for an experienced ASP.NET MVC Developer to join our team. At Volano you will work within our high-functioning team to build web and mobile applications for our clients that make their work easier.
November 5, 2021
As we continue to grow, we’re looking for an experienced Senior Front-End Web Developer to join our team. At Volano you will work within our high-functioning team to build web and mobile applications for our clients that make their work easier.