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Aaron Shirk


Aaron is a software engineer with over 14 years of experience. With a Bachelors in Computer and Information Science Engineering from The Ohio State University and Masters in Space Operations from the University of Colorado, he started his career as an Air Force Communications officer and subsequently moved into the IT world as a contractor. Since then, Aaron has held positions as a tech writer, Java developer, quality assurance and automation tester, and most recently a full stack Node.js developer with PayPal Inc.

Aaron lives in the Baltimore Maryland area with his wife, daughter and Scottie dog, Kricket. When he’s not programming, Aaron spends his time hanging with the family, freediving, freelancing, and blog writing. And finally, in spare moments, he continues to work on his own best cup of coffee.