Work Experience

Senior Software Engineer - Elasticsearch Inc (2018/12 - present)

Elasticsearch builds search, observability, and security solutions

As a UI engineer on the Cloud team, I work on Elastic's Cloud product - a managed Elasticsearch service. I work with a large team to architect and code the front end application. I also test, review code, and spend time on a support on call rotation.

Key Achievements:

  • Developed the redesign & refactor of the Create Elasticsearch Deployment flow
  • Added the feature to add keystore secrets to Elasticsearch on Cloud
  • Engineered the CI/CD flow to improve the functionality of automated testing for our application

Software Engineer - Territorial (2014/01 - 2018/11)

Territorial is a digital product & branding agency

As a full stack web developer at a small company, I had the opportunity to build each of the companies products from the ground up. Territorial works on large CMS implementations, IOT big data applications, geographical mapping apps, and an internal startup mental health tracking app. I communicated with clients directly.

Key Achievements:

  • Created version control processes
  • Implemented accessibility best practices
  • Leading CI/CD activities
  • Lead developer on a project that led to a client's company acquisition for 63.5 million dollars

Web Developer - Freelance (2012 - 2018)

I created plain HTML / CSS / jQuery or WordPress based websites for clients including food trucks, home builders, and agricultural sales.

Skills / Technologies

  • PHP
  • JavaScript, ECMAScript
  • TypeScript
  • Laravel
  • React / Redux
  • AWS (EC2, ElastiCache, IAM, S3, SQS)
  • Google Cloud
  • Docker
  • Gitlab-CI
  • Git
  • Accessibility
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • GraphQL


2015 - Diploma in Computer Systems Technology - Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Conferences & Workshops

Volunteer as instructor & mentor with Canada Learning Code

Conference Speaker on topics such as CSS Performance and Rendering, SVG Basics & Animation, Geographical Mapping Applications, Arduino & IOT, AMP