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// Experiences

Software Engineer  Bird Rides, Inc.

October 2019 - April 2020

While at Bird I worked in a mission team building, testing, and sunsetting, billion dollar ideas outside of the core business.

  • Our engineering team had two iOS engineers, two Android engineers, and two full-stack engineers (I'm one of these two).
  • We worked fast, sometimes transforming ideas from our product manager into code ready for the next release just a few hours after introduction to the team.

On this team, I focused on BirdPay, a QR-based payment platform integrated with the Bird app, and the renters/owners program at Bird.

  • During the initial safer at home orders the city of Santa Monica published a map of essential businesses. As an alternative to operations associates copying the information from the map manually, I traced the source of this map to write a script that uploaded 127 businesses to BirdPay for user visibility

Outside of my mission team, I participated fiercely in the larger engineering organization goals.

  • Facilitated several full-stack guild meetings, and readily filled in for absent facilitators
  • Spent Fridays working with Engineering leadership on tickets designed to reduce costs or speed up development in less than four hours of work
  • Placed 3rd in an internal hackathon on my 5th day at work! - the prize was a jacket with "Hacktober 2019" on it

Stack was: Kotlin, HTML, CSS, Javascript, SQL, Ruby, Python;

// Projects & Blog Posts

Git Reviewing

November 28, 2018
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// Education
December 2017
Cogswell Polytechnic College

B.S. Software Engineering

Transferred in after 2 years at SJSU

May 2013
Calabasas High School

Received a high school diploma

// Skills & Software
 Computer Assisted Drawing
 Full-Stack Web Development
 Mobile Device Management for Apple
 React + Native
 Scripting and Management of gApps
 Web Scraping
// Hobbies
 Waiting For Death
 3D Printing
 King of all Sharks in Space
 Video Games

Last Updated: 04/13/2020