Taylor Burgess

[email protected]

github.com/tayloraburgess

Work

Managed by Q

Software Engineer, October 2018 - March 2020

Worked as an infrastructure team individual contributor on internal projects related to privacy, security, & productivity, including:

Mostly: Python3, TypeScript, PostgreSQL, Django, Docker, AWS, Jenkins, CircleCI, Convox

Some: JavaScript, Node.js, React.js, GraphQL, Redux, Webpack

Clarifai

Tech Lead, July 2018 - September 2018

Senior Frontend Engineer, October 2017 - September 2018

Frontend Engineer, April 2017 - October 2017

Led or contributed to frontend feature projects, including:

Mostly: JavaScript, TypeScript, Bash, Node.js, React.js, Redux, Immutable.js, Webpack, Docker, AWS, Jenkins

Some: Go, Python2, PostgreSQL, Backbone.js, Gulp, Kubernetes

Oxford-Downing LLC Encryption

Developer, 2016 - 2017

Encrypted PDF file-sharing app prototype. I refactored a frontend runtime-compiling Python interpreter system for performance & more efficient debugging. I also implemented a custom UI, built a permission layer system, & oversaw a deployment strategy.

Carbon6Rings

Developer, 2016 - 2017

Small-business ring vendor, hosted on Shopify. I provided design guidance, optimized script & content delivery, implemented technical improvements to improve conversion rates based on user trends, & wrote custom UI components.

Education

Recurse Center

Participant, 2016

12-week educational retreat for programmers from around the world. I worked on a number of projects that would help me grow as a programmer, mostly while pairing, across multiple languages & platforms. A few examples:

Samford University

Undergrad Student, 2010 - 2014

B.A. English (Creative Writing); Summa Cum Laude