Scott Braia, A/B Testing Developer in Stamford, CT, United States
Scott Braia

A/B Testing Developer in Stamford, CT, United States

Member since September 30, 2016
Scott is a determined, creative problem solver with a passion for planning, coordinating, and organizing. His professional experience leading Agile teams to success at AT&T, Gartner, and other major companies positions him well to succeed in new projects here at Toptal. He's known for being self-motivated and striving for continual process improvement
Scott is now available for hire


  • K&N Filters
    HTML, JavaScript, PHP, Magento 2
  • AT&T
    Polymer, React, React Native, HTML, Sass, JavaScript
  • Gartner
    JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, Less, Sass



Stamford, CT, United States



Preferred Environment

Mac, Sublime, Git

The most amazing...

...responsibility I've had is building one of Gartner's core products, the Magic Quadrant.


  • Director of Software Engineering (Short-term Contract)

    2019 - 2019
    K&N Filters
    • Completely overhauled K&N's website to recapture several million dollars in lost revenue.
    • Created wireframes for new and updated user experiences with K&N's website. This allowed management to visualize complex changes and sign off on them.
    • Contributed expertise to pinpoint areas of improvement and lost revenue resulting in a detailed plan of action to remedy existing issues.
    • Implemented the above plan, which resulted in doubled user engagement and 50% less drop off.
    Technologies: HTML, JavaScript, PHP, Magento 2
  • Lead Polymer Engineer

    2017 - 2019
    • Created a brand new application to allow Television Engineers to monitor live television feeds for AT&T's DirectTV business. Saved AT&T millions of dollars over purchasing existing applications.
    • Augmented an existing React Native application for navigating DirectTV on set top boxes from mobile devices.
    • Built an application to manage TV and movie studio offers saving executives time and money.
    • Built an application to manage banner ads on DirectTV set top box software. This application manages millions of dollars in advertisements that consumers see when using DirectTV.
    • Led a team which built and maintained new and existing applications for AT&T's DirectTV business.
    Technologies: Polymer, React, React Native, HTML, Sass, JavaScript
  • Senior Software Developer

    2012 - 2019
    • Led the development of Gartner Lite, a platform that allows our clients using legacy browsers to have a basic version of our products. Responsively supports IE6-10.
    • Co-led the Gartner Japan overhaul project.
    • Overhauled Gartner's Hype Cycle, one of our core products, converting it from Flash to lightweight JavaScript.
    • Led the Magic Quadrant Peer Insight integration and overhaul with a team of five developers. Directly reported to the CEO.
    • More than doubled the velocity of the Scrum team from forty points per sprint to 110.
    Technologies: JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, Less, Sass
  • Ruby on Rails Front-end Developer

    2017 - 2017
    Procore Marketing
    • Worked on Procore's Jobsite application pages, including forum, profile, sign in, sign up, questions and comments, 500 error page, notifications, most helpful widget, dashboard, and mobile subnav.
    • Took desktop pages and made them responsive and mobile friendly down to 375px.
    • Utilized Flexbox for laying out elements.
    • Integrated SVG graphics.
    Technologies: Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, HTML5, Sass, Vue.js
  • Growth Engineer

    2016 - 2017
    • Supported the Nanodegree team's AB testing experiments using Ruby on Rails, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
    • Worked with a back-end resource to overhaul pricing pages so the client can implement a winning AB test.
    • Helped integrate the Intercom chat app by building a script which was utilized to track loading, startup, and user interaction with the chat app using JavaScript and Google Tag Manager.
    Technologies: Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, HTML, Sass, CSS
  • Technical Manager

    2008 - 2012
    Active Network
    • Built a product training website to train a team of 200 sales people from a newly acquired company,
    • Designed a web-based tablet survey application that collected thousands of surveys from attendees at over 35 worldwide events.
    • Designed, built, and tested client order websites, scheduling tools, conference websites, and web-based surveys.
    • Tested and implemented software/hardware updates on mobile devices used at worldwide events by thousands of attendees.
    • Traveled to over 100 client events worldwide providing on-site support/service of our software and hardware tech.
    Technologies: HTML, CSS, JavaScript


  • K&N Filters (Development)

    Led the redevelopment of K&N's eCommerce site on Magento 2. Identified key areas of improvement and lost revenue and created wireframes with solutions to fix the problems. Implemented the wireframes in code. My fixes resulted in increased user engagement, retention, and revenue.

  • AT&T/DirectTV (Development)

    Led a team of five developers working on an application to manage live television feeds. Architected the application from scratch. This application allows TV engineers to monitor live TV feeds for quality issues. Saved AT&T millions of dollars over purchasing off-the-shelf software.

  • Gartner Magic Quadrant Peer Insights Integration (Development)

    Gartner's most important product, integrated with a new peer review platform.

  • Gartner Events Landing Page (Development)

    Redeveloped an aging events page with AngularJS.

  • Gartner NextGen (Development)

    Created prototypes for Gartner's NextGen platform. NextGen is Garter's application for customers to access their vast library of research documents, webinars, and other software products.

    Polymer, HTML5, Sass, JavaScript


  • Languages

    Less, Sass, CSS3, CSS, HTML, JavaScript, HTML5
  • Frameworks

    Bootstrap 3+, JavaServer Pages (JSP), Spring
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery, Polymer, Liquid, Shopify API, jQuery UI, React, Chai, Sinon.JS, Handlebars, Mustache, Vue.js
  • Paradigms

    Scrum, Agile Software Development, Agile, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Test-driven Development (TDD)
  • Platforms

    MacOS, Shopify, Windows, Magento 2
  • Tools

    Sublime Text, FreeMarker, Avocode, Google Analytics, JSX, Subversion (SVN), Jira, Git, Adobe Photoshop, Optimizely, Eclipse IDE, InVision, Jenkins, Mocha
  • Other

    A/B Testing, CornerStone, HP TeamSite, Google Tag Manager
  • Storage



  • Associate of Science degree in Computer Science
    2012 - 2014
    Norwalk Community College - Connecticut
  • A+

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