Justin Barnett, Software Developer in New York, NY, United States
Justin Barnett

Software Developer in New York, NY, United States

Member since February 23, 2022
Justin is a software engineer specializing in the back end and infrastructure. His most proficient languages are Python, Java, React, and JavaScript, and he has worked at big tech companies such as Amazon, Uber, and VMware. As a long-term strategic thinker, Justin focuses on software development at all stages.
Justin is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

Location

New York, NY, United States

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

MacOS, IntelliJ

The most amazing...

...thing I've made is an algorithmic trading bot that monitors market fluctuations and makes trading decisions.

Employment

  • Software Engineer

    2020 - PRESENT
    Amazon.com
    • Contributed to Sonata, a platform that ingested hundreds of different data providers across Amazon, enabling marketers to create strategies for showing content that fed data into a content pipeline. Supported over 3,000 different configurations.
    • Led the automating strategy migration so that internal strategies could be created and managed by external marketers, which led to the completion of an initiative that will bring in 100 million in profit for 2021-2023.
    • Provided direct support to the customers and worked with the product teams to create new features for automating marketing processes and increasing efficiency.
    Technologies: Java, React, Python
  • Software Engineering Consultant

    2021 - 2022
    Interlace Ventures
    • Iterated on investment pipeline written in Python and migrated data streams to work with new versions.
    • Created tooling to automate permissions to financial data, allowing fine-grain control of company data. Made better data checks to improve the quality of the firm’s database.
    • Converted the startup data structure from a siloed data structure to a graph data structure and increased investor efficiency by enabling faster research.
    Technologies: Python, Django, Webflow
  • Founder

    2017 - 2020
    Delta X Technology LLC
    • Pursued and launched various entrepreneurial endeavors, such as creating a brand of generic vacuum batteries on Amazon 3P. Imported and sold multiple products, including electric scooter chargers and parts.
    • Acted as a contractor for various seed-stage companies; clients included Hairdoo and Blunt Boxes.
    • Relaunched the first version of the Hairdoo iOS app. Built new features, such as new user onboarding flow, urgency timers, rebooking flow, rebooking from past appointments, and referring a friend.
    • Built the first version of a web ordering portal for a cannabis dispensary in Southern California. Built web ordering flow, handled payments on Stripe, and used Twilio for text messaging.
    Technologies: Python, PHP
  • Software Engineering Intern

    2016 - 2016
    Uber
    • Created China Toggle in Objective-C to show off new pricing in UberPool 2.0. Increased adoption by 0.4%.
    • Engineered Give 1 Get 1 microservice using Go and increased the sharing by 0.1%.
    • Created the accessibility features for the Uber iOS app.
    Technologies: Go, Objective-C
  • Software Engineering Intern

    2015 - 2015
    VMware
    • Developed an automated VM monitoring solution using Nagios and internal APIs.
    • Automated creation of host CFG files by developing Python scripts and leveraging Presto APIs and other internal tools.
    • Created an automated deployment solution using Puppet to enable VM monitoring solution remote deployment.
    Technologies: Ruby, Python

Experience

  • DailyStockMarketData.com

    DailyStockMarketData.com is a platform that delivers daily stock market data in a convenient CSV. It provides new data every day at about 4:30 pm EST on trading days and offers the subscription feature. The platform can be used to backtest the customer's trading strategies and perform market research.

  • SparkVid

    SparkVid is a video transcription tool that helps users quickly skim video hours.

    I got an idea for this tool during COVID-19 after watching hours of videos on meetings and lectures, so I created SparkVid to skim those videos and save users time and energy.

Skills

  • Languages

    Java, Python, C++, PHP, Solidity, Go, Ruby, Objective-C
  • Storage

    PostgreSQL, Redis
  • Other

    AWS
  • Frameworks

    Django
  • Libraries/APIs

    React
  • Tools

    IntelliJ
  • Platforms

    MacOS, Webflow

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering
    2013 - 2017
    University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign - Champaign, IL, USA

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