Nathan Rakoff


Nathan Rakoff

Knowledgeable, collaborative, and determined, Nathan Rakoff leads Ascends software development projects and designs, finds and/or develops solutions for technical software issues. Simply put, Nathan gets the job done.

Nathan is highly adept at Software Engineering, Web Application Development, Software Infrastructure, Virtualized/Cloud Infrastructure, Operating Systems (Linux, Windows, OS X), Programming Languages (Ruby, JavaScript, Java, C#, C++), and Agile Methodologies.

When asked why he enjoys working at Ascend, Nathan says, “I enjoy the easygoing atmosphere that makes work at Ascend a pleasure. The variety of projects keeps my work interesting. Of course, I enjoy creating software solutions to solve Ascends and our client’s challenges.”

Prior to joining the team at Ascend, Nathan worked for Dell and Borland as a Lead Software Engineer, Siemens as a Principal Engineer, and Sapling Learning (a Macmillan company) as a Manager of Software Engineering.

As a Solutions Architect with over 20 years of experience, Nathan brings a wealth of knowledge about a broad array of software industry technologies to bear on initiatives presented by Ascend clients.

Nathan has a Bachelor of Science degree specializing in Computer Science from New Mexico State University.

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