Built a search pipeline grounded in Elasticsearch for our editorial dashboard. This work included creating an index versioning system and support for a custom keyword search DSL.
Coordinated a multi-month project to migrate our CMS’s user authentication system while ensuring zero user downtime. Worked with Redis, GraphQL, Node, and Ruby on Rails to build parts of the new system.
Built command-line tools for managing long-running data migrations on our CMS’s documents
Planned and implemented a new user permissions authorization system used by multiple services associated with our CMS
Regularly helps onboard other engineers to our CMS ecosystem, documenting and explaining the intricacies of our content model and tooling
Mentoring a software engineering intern in summer 2018
Shipped iterative improvements to Vox Media’s autosave pipeline for concurrent, conflict-free editing. Updates included: improved conflict resolution capabilities, extended the system to handle multiple content schemas, wrote a server-side interface for pushing updates to active clients.
Regularly presented product features in team-wide reviews. Implemented feedback from designers and product leaders.
Mentored a software engineering intern in summer 2016
Built HelloBacker, a webapp for matching event planners with event sponsorships. Served as the engineer for the intern product team tasked with creating a production-ready application from scratch over the summer.