Stacy Abrams

Experienced lead full-stack software engineer seeking a position at a mid-sized web product startup where I can apply my skills in developing, scaling, and maintaining web services in Google Cloud.


Work Experience

Senior Software Engineer, Google

Boston, MA January 2016 Present
  • Wrote modular, secure, and well-tested code in Python, React, and Go that's currently being used by millions of daily users.
  • Partnered with product managers, designers, and analysts to deeply understand the needs of users and build a file sharing product that serves those needs.
  • Led a team of engineers to build infrastructure to handle metadata for hundreds of billions of files, hundreds of petabytes of user data, and millions of concurrent connections.
  • Led tech debt initiatives to make software more extensible for new features.
  • Delivered improvements to our internal tooling and development environment to improve the time it takes to deliver software changes.
  • Worked closely with customer support to respond quickly to user issues, permanently solve them, and reduce the turnaround time of fixes.
  • Created a process for our team of software engineers to address bugs within the SLA and minimize the bug backlog.

Software Engineer, Stack Overflow

Boston, MA September 2014 December 2015
  • Built software in ReactJS and NodeJS using Test Driven Development
  • Work in an agile software development team to complete various epics through sprints, working in conjunction with other developers and engineers from external companies.
  • Helped formulate and document software development best practices for the team by sharing example code changes from various development & product teams.
  • Made technology recommendations by staying up-to-date on new development and platforms, keeping an eye out for the right tool for the job, and taking the lead in setting up those tools.
  • Created documentation to help business users understand the purpose and definition of every database column in the system.
Projects

LegalShare.io, Legal Document File Sharing Web Product

Boston, MA March 2014 June 2015
  • Designed, developed, and deployed a secure file sharing web application to Google Cloud currently in use by over 10 legal professionals.
  • Optimized for 0 downtime during deployments, autoscaling when processing a large number of documents, and caching files that are downloaded most frequently.
  • Improved test coverage by setting up an end-to-end and unit test framework to reduce the risk of breaking production after the addition of new engineers on the project.
 
Technologies
ReactJS
Jest
ExpressJS
Jupyter Notebook
Django
Technical Skills
Javascript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Go
HTML
CSS
Ansible
Education
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX
20102014
B.S. Computer Science
Certifications
Developing Applications with Google Cloud Platform
Offered by Google Cloud, 2014
Python 3 Programming
University of Michigan, 2013