Lead Engineer - Frontend (Web & iOS) and Backend API (Ruby on Rails)
2010 - present
Technical Lead for all engineering efforts for a popular, high traffic mobile app. Ship production code on the entire stack with a focus on our Ruby on Rails API.
- Design and build the RESTful API with Ruby on Rails handling millions of requests per day
- Design and build the robust management dashboard for operating all aspect of the App and API.
- Implement caching and syncing strategies and performance optimization
- Built the original iOS app
- Integrate native-feeling web views into the mobile app with React
- Provision and manage our infrastructure of 30+ servers on Amazon Web Services
- Coordinate a small team of developers
- First employee and first full-time developer