Alexander R Lurvey, Developer in Milwaukee, WI, United States
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Alexander R Lurvey

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Milwaukee, WI, United States
Toptal Member Since
February 12, 2020

Alex is a full-stack developer with eight years of experience building web applications. He has spent more time with front-end technologies, specifically JavaScript libraries with functional, data-driven approaches. His primary experience has been with TypeScript, React, and .NET Core.


Brookdale Senior Living
ECMAScript (ES6), Git, CSS3, CSS, HTML5, Cypress, React, JavaScript
Milwaukee Electric Tool
ECMAScript (ES6), Git, NoSQL, Azure DevOps, CSS3, .NET Core, Redux, CSS, React...
GMR Marketing
Webpack, TypeScript 3, ECMAScript (ES6), Git, Node.js, NoSQL, CSS3...




Preferred Environment

Git, Terminal, Visual Studio Code (VS Code), MacOS

The most amazing...

...thing I've developed was a progressive web application for a system that monitors IoT devices.

Work Experience

Front-end Consultant

2019 - 2019
Brookdale Senior Living
  • Rewrote a React application to use hooks and completed the final version 1 feature the month prior to launch.
  • Improved the UX by incorporating CSS and SVG animations and keyboard shortcuts to the application's main form.
  • Wrote a suite of end-to-end tests using the Cypress framework.
Technologies: ECMAScript (ES6), Git, CSS3, CSS, HTML5, Cypress, React, JavaScript

Front-end Developer

2019 - 2019
Milwaukee Electric Tool
  • Created Azure functions to migrate data into CosmosDB from legacy systems.
  • Used Terraform to describe the project's cloud infrastructure and defined the CI/CD pipelines in Azure DevOps.
  • Added features and wrote tests for a time tracking application built with React and .NET Core.
Technologies: ECMAScript (ES6), Git, NoSQL, Azure DevOps, CSS3, .NET Core, Redux, CSS, React, HTML5, Azure, Azure Cosmos DB, C#, JavaScript

Full-stack JavaScript Engineer

2017 - 2018
GMR Marketing
  • Led the adoption of recomposing and reselecting libraries within the front-end codebase.
  • Integrated our recruitment application with Twilio to allow recruiters to send text messages to candidates.
  • Created a Node.js API to parse and save resume documents of various file formats.
Technologies: Webpack, TypeScript 3, ECMAScript (ES6), Git, Node.js, NoSQL, CSS3, Visual Studio, CSS, HTML5, JavaScript, Redux, React, MongoDB, .NET Core, C#, TypeScript

Application Developer

2017 - 2018
Generac Power Systems
  • Created a new SPA for the company's dealers to monitor the status of their wifi-connected generators.
  • Developed of progressive web app prototype of this new SPA to investigate replacing other native apps supported by the department.
  • Worked with the IT department to authorize users via their identity server using the OpenID Connect protocol.
Technologies: SQL, Webpack, TypeScript 3, ECMAScript (ES6), Git, Babel, Azure DevOps, CSS3, Visual Studio, CSS, HTML5, Redux-Saga, Redux, React, C#, TypeScript

Software Developer

2014 - 2017
Advicent Solutions
  • Developed a financial account aggregation service to support an application similar to
  • Developed various front ends with AngularJS for data integration workflows between external CMRs and the company's systems.
  • Wrote front and back-end unit tests using Jasmine and NUnit (C#).
Technologies: CSS3, Visual Studio, CSS, HTML5, SQL, AngularJS, JavaScript, C#

Crypto Search
An application to search amongst the top valued cryptocurrencies. Initially a project used to showcase React development, I later reimplemented it two different ways using various libraries from the ( ecosystem to investigate more data-driven and reactive programming libraries.

Music Search
A sample app to demonstrate full-stack React, Node.js, and TypeScript skills. Queries's API to search for artists. Developed over a weekend for a job interview. Deployed to the Vercel platform (


TypeScript, TypeScript 2, JavaScript, TypeScript 3, HTML5, ECMAScript (ES6), CSS, HTML, C#, CSS3, SQL


Redux, Jest, .NET Core, Cypress, AngularJS


React, Reselect, CSSinJS, Redux-Saga, Node.js


Babel, Git, Visual Studio, Terminal, Terraform, Webpack, Rollup


CSS Grid, Front-end, CSS3 Animation, Computer Engineering


Reactive Programming, Functional Programming, Azure DevOps


Azure Cosmos DB, MongoDB, NoSQL


MacOS, Azure, Visual Studio Code (VS Code)

2010 - 2014

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering

Milwaukee School of Engineering - Milwaukee, WI