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Bryan Maass

Bryan Maass

Email: bryan.maass@gmail.com Tel: 626 404 8410 Web: http://escherize.com

Bryan brings his “get shit done” mindset from Co-founding Fetchh to improve products and experiences.

SKILLS

  • Backend Development: Clojure, Postgres, leiningen, oh-my-zsh, clojure.spec, property based testing
  • Frontend Development: ClojureScript, Re-Frame, datascript, websockets, Semantic UI, CSS, JS,
  • Dev Ops: Ubuntu, ssh, lein, nrepl, bash, Jenkins
  • Emacs: magit, cider, org-mode, paredit, projectile, helm

EMPLOYMENT

Frontend Software Engineer, Group Nine Media (2016-05 — Present)

International media conglomerate

  • Incorperated customer-driven startup processes for the switchboard product
  • Fixed numerous broken-windows around release process, CI, and automated code formatting

Senior Data Engineer Contractor, ROKT (2015-03 — 2016-04)

Transactional marketing startup

  • Mentored junior developers on Clojure best practices, style, and team culture
  • Designed implemented and maintained self-serve UI for Ad APIs which lead to 80% fewer support requests
  • Lead multiple workshops ranging from Emacs, Higher Order Functions, and re-frame

Technical Co-Founder + CTO, Fetchh.io (2014-03 — 2015-04)

On-demand logistics service and the easiest way to pack and post items

  • Designed, developed, and deployed entire SPA, Clojure backend, and Postgres infrastructure
  • Rolled an analytics platform to measure user behavior (sql queries + Google Analytics + Intercom.io)
  • Reverse engineered postage carrier APIs and placed thousands of shipments
  • Crafted a tracking system to automatically inform Fetchh customers about the status of their 3,000+ shipments
  • Sent highly customized marketing through Etsy’s in-app messaging protocol
  • Pitched Fetchh to investors, raising a $150k Angel Round

Software Engineer, Staples Inc. (Staples SparX) (2013-03 — 2014-02)

Applied machine learning branch of Staples Inc.

  • Lead developer for the SparX reporting platform
  • Improved SparX’s A/B testing platform, releasing it 3 months ahead of schedule

PROJECTS

Author, Tracks Library (2016-03 — Present)

Library to grapple with large maps whose shapes are uncomfortable to reason about. Library to grapple with large maps whose shapes are uncomfortable to reason about.

Author, bengine Clojure/Script experiment (2016-03 — Present)

Data and pure function oriented blog generator Data and pure function oriented blog generator

Creator, CLJS Fiddle (2016-03 — Present)

site for exploring and sharing interactive ClojureScript snippets. site for exploring and sharing interactive ClojureScript snippets.

Creator, Blog (2016-02 — Present)

My programming blog. Powered by Org-Mode. Conceptualization, design, development, deployment, and content.

EDUCATION

University of California at Davis (2009-01 — 2013-01)

SPEAKING

Simplifying Clojure Data with Tracks, Sydney Clojure Group (2016)

http://escherize.com/tracks_talk

CLJS Fiddle (https://youtu.be/FDRBTXfFOhw), ReactJS Sydney (2016)

http://escherize.com/cljsfiddle_talk

Clojure, RethinkDB, and You, Sydney Clojure Group (2016)

http://escherize.com/rethinkdb_talk