Engineering Manager @ I'm an engineering manager for a portion of our engineering team, reporting directly to our CTO. I regularly meet with a handful of our engineers to discuss how their individual projects are going and their progress on more strategic personal goals. I also managed Kickstarter's internship program and worked with the interns and across
Engineering Manager @ I'm an engineering manager for a portion of our engineering team, reporting directly to our CTO. I regularly meet with a handful of our engineers to discuss how their individual projects are going and their progress on more strategic personal goals. I also managed Kickstarter's internship program and worked with the interns and across the engineering organization to coordinate this.
I'm also the tech lead for our Growth team, which is dually focused on improving the experience of existing users and attracting new backers to Kickstarter. We do a lot of iterative development and A/B testing. From January 2015 to Present (1 year) Senior Software Developer @ Led Agile software development teams as a technical lead and polyglot software developer. Key projects include:
Fortune-20 Grocery Retailer: I tech-led the development of a search service that integrated with third-party systems to provide results catered to a user’s specific grocery store.
International Financial Services Organization: I was the technical lead for a team in Quito, Ecuador working with a client in Chicago, Illinois. We developed a system that interfaced with systems across the organization to deliver legally-required mail to shareholders. From January 2011 to December 2014 (4 years) Regional Technical Lead @ Collaborated on the effort to open and run ThoughtWorks’ first office in Spanish-speaking Latin America, Ecuador.
• Led technical strategy as part of Latin American regional management team.
• Conducted strategic tactical and operational meetings in Spanish.
• Organized recruiting and designed onboarding materials for newly-hired employees.
• Oversaw ongoing capability development for employees in their first year at ThoughtWorks.
• Served as developer lead on professional services delivery engagements for local and offshore clients.
• Expanded organizational presence in the Ecuadorean technical community. From June 2013 to June 2014 (1 year 1 month) Intern @ Designed an affordable inverted pendulum hardware system for university educators and wrote system identification software using LabView. From June 2010 to August 2010 (3 months) Microsoft Research Intern @ Developed a search answer prototype for Bing with natural language parsing technology. From May 2009 to August 2009 (4 months)
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