Head of Platform/Director of Platform Engineering Nov. 2018 - Apr. 2020
Ran Imgur’s platform team of 15 frontend, backend, and full-stack engineers.
Promoted and grew managers within the team.
Hired talent from around the world.
In charge of delivering software to different teams in the company and our consumers.
Worked directly with leadership to align on how engineering can best serve the company.
Worked with engineers and managers to build a positive and productive working
environment for the engineering team.
Engineering Manager/Senior Engineering Manager Sep. 2015 - Nov. 2018
Managed execution of projects such as Snacks, personalized notifications,
site redesigns, backend migrations, revenue initiatives, and community tools.
Led a team of senior full-stack engineers following agile processes.
Interviewed and hired for interns, juniors, and mid-level engineers.
Led execution of platform migrations from PHP to Go.
Mentored engineers to help them find their passions and grow their careers.
Full-stack Engineer Mar. 2013 - Sep. 2015
Worked on planning, execution, and leading of various projects including:
image analytics, search, gifv, notifications, A/B testing frameworks, APIs,
video processing pipelines, event pipelines, and followers.
Architected these systems to scale to hundreds of millions of monthly users
and billions of daily events.
Sofware Engineer September 2010 - March 2013
Developed and maintained OCLC’s full text search engine written in C.
Migrated data from Oracle to HBase using MapReduce tools and techniques.
Implemented MapReduce jobs, and tools to monitor such jobs.
Tech Corps Ohio
Lead Job Coach July 2010 - August 2010
Instructed and mentored inner-city high school students who aspire to become technology leaders.