Software Engineer, US Citizenship and Immigration Services (DHS)
Thomas Baird is a software engineer from Alexandria, VA working for the DID(it) team within USCIS. He has been working at USCIS for the past 3+ years, and mainly focuses on building business applications for the Asylum directorate within USCIS, and the DID(it) team. Most of the applications he builds are in Ruby, but he also uses other languages like Java, TypeScript, and Groovy as well. He has a strong passion for embodying and helping his team adopt modern development practices & ideas such as DevOps, Test Driven Development, Pair Programming, and CI/CD.