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Chris Nelson

Software Engineer

We are thrilled to introduce Chris, the newest addition to the Aerie team. A seasoned software engineer, Chris brings over a decade of experience in the tech industry. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from North Carolina State University and has honed his skills across a wide range of technologies, including Microsoft 365, Power Platform, AWS, and DevOps.

Beyond his technical expertise, Chris possesses a robust set of soft skills that make him an invaluable team member. His excellent communication and documentation abilities, coupled with his strong teamwork ethic, forward-thinking approach, and unwavering commitment to getting the job done, underscore his innovative and reliable nature.

Chris's dedication to continuous learning is evident in his impressive list of certifications. He is MS Certified in Power Platform, AWS Certified as a Developer and Cloud Practitioner, and HashiCorp Certified as a Terraform Associate.

Outside of his professional life, Chris is a passionate skier and hockey player. This love for outdoor pursuits mirrors his energetic and dynamic personality - qualities he carries into his work.

With his wealth of experience in developing solutions for diverse industries and his ability to effortlessly navigate complex technical challenges while maintaining a user-focused approach, we are eager to see how Chris will enhance our team and contribute to Aerie's continued growth and success. Welcome aboard, Chris!


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Education ✏️

  • B.S. North Carolina State University, Computer Science

Skills 💡

  • Hard skills: Solutions engineering, requirements engineering, cloud development, API development, front-end development, Azure development, MS365 Development, PowerApps development.

  • Soft skills: Communication, documentation, teamwork, forward-thinking, self-improvement, leadership.

Fun Stuff 🏒

  • Avid skier and hockey player
  • Often on the mountain or on the pond in the winter
  • Dog dad of a Great Pyrenees, Cody 

Social 👥



Education ✏️

  • B.A. Neurobio-Psychology, Wagner College
  • Division One Womens Lacrosse Team Member

Skills 💡

  • Creative problem-solving
  • Financial acumen
  • Communication and negotiation
  • Creative problem-solving
  • Digital proficiency 


Fun Stuff ⛷️

  • Dog Mom of an adorable brindle pitbull-retriever mix named Bowden
  • Loves anything outdoors including skiing, hiking, mountain biking, and off-roading in her Jeep
  • Beating Dave at Ping Pong

Social 👥

“Aerie continues to raise the bar with their in-depth knowledge of the Microsoft Cloud, Microsoft 365, and Microsoft Azure. Combined with decades of experience in project management and solution engineering, Aerie is not only a great partner but a great place to work.”
Chris NelsonSoftware Engineer