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Alex Harding

Alex Harding

Software Developer


MS, Information Science, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
BS, English, SUNY College at New Paltz
AA, Nassau Community College

Alex Harding is a senior software developer and program manager who leads and works with software developers, researchers, and data scientists to develop novel software solutions for problems across the spectrum of domains at RTI. Mr. Harding is an advocate for practicable, maintainable software using modern software engineering patterns and best practices.

Mr. Harding's expertise as a full-stack software developer is in data-intensive applications of web products. Mr. Harding's projects include data visualization and storytelling, high performance data engineering, automation, API development, databases, cloud infrastructure and deployments and more. As a project and program manager, Mr. Harding lends expertise in Agile software development, user centered design, and project management to his role at CDS.ai.

Currently, Mr. Harding is the creator of the open-source Harness-Vue ecosystem of plugins for developing web-based data visualization dashboards. Harness-Vue powers a variety of tools, including BJS N-DASH. Additionally, Mr. Harding has served as lead developer on the mapMECFS data sharing portal. MapMECFS allows members of the myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome research community to upload, share and explore data in a secure and performant environment.

Prior to joining the Center for Data Science and AI in 2019, Mr. Harding developed web applications for researchers at UNC Chapel Hill’s Sheps Center for Health Services Research. Mr. Harding has also held a number of technical positions at the educational institutions that he attended. Mr. Harding’s expertise in software development includes Python, Javascript and PHP, as well as relational databases and many other web-relevant technologies for markup and structured data. Additionally, Mr. Harding has expertise in a variety of open-source frameworks for development on the modern web.

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