Shane Tully, AWS Developer in Seattle, WA, United States
Shane Tully

AWS Developer in Seattle, WA, United States

Member since February 11, 2019
Shane has spent the last six years working at a startup focused on re-imagining software engineering interviewing. As the first engineer at the company, he built the initial core product and has continued to scale it since then. His passion is focused on DevOps and security-related items and is committed to building scalable, maintainable, and secure systems.
Shane is now available for hire




Seattle, WA, United States



Preferred Environment

Amazon Web Services (AWS), Bash, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Linux, Python, Ruby, AWS, Terraform

The most amazing...

...project I've worked on is building the fully automated DevOps infrastructure for a $200 million company from the ground up.


  • Senior Software, DevOps, and Security Engineer

    2014 - PRESENT
    Karat, Inc.
    • Built core product and supporting infrastructure with Ruby on Rails as the founding engineer at the company.
    • Deployed and managed automated infrastructure and data security on AWS with Terraform.
    • Ran yearly penetration tests with third party vendors.
    • Scaled interviewing capacity to 200+ interviews/day by automating scheduling, recording, and post-processing.
    • Formulated a structured scoring framework for assessing interviews of software engineering candidates.
    Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Bash, Linux, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Python, Ruby, AWS, Terraform
  • Software Engineering Intern

    2013 - 2013
    Mozilla Corporation
    • Implemented contacts WebAPI in Firefox for Android.
    • Created a library for the Gecko engine to be used in third-party Android applications.
    • Fixed various bugs and miscellaneous issues in Firefox for Android.
    Technologies: Linux, Java, Android


  • Osprey (Development)

    Osprey is a free and open-source amateur rocketry telemetry and tracking system. It collects attitude, altitude, location, and flight phase data of a rocket and allows for in-flight tracking and post-flight recovery of rockets. This is all accomplished with off-the-shelf hardware that requires only basic soldering skills to assemble. The system is built with Android, C++, Python, QT, and an ARM development board.

  • Cryptully (Development)

    Cryptully is an end-to-end encrypted cross-platform desktop chat application. The goal of the project was to create an encrypted chat program usable without any prior knowledge of cryptography. It is written with Python, QT, and OpenSSL.


  • Languages

    Ruby, Python, Bash, Java
  • Tools

  • Paradigms

  • Platforms

    Linux, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Android
  • Frameworks

    Ruby on Rails (RoR)
  • Industry Expertise

  • Other

    AWS, Cryptography


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science
    2010 - 2013
    Pennsylvania State University - State College, PA

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