Timothy Adamson, Developer in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Timothy Adamson

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Software Developer

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Toptal Member Since
November 10, 2017

A well-rounded engineer with ten years’ experience developing and maintaining a variety of software systems for businesses and teams from startup to large enterprise, Timothy is skilled in the complete end-to-end development cycle, object-oriented software design, cloud services, and Agile software development.


Uber Technologies
Go, Java, Node.js
Amazon Web Services (AWS), Git, Docker, Angular, ASP.NET Core, C#
Independent Contractor
JavaScript, Microsoft SQL Server, ASP.NET, .NET, C#




Preferred Environment

Node.js, Java, .NET, C#

The most amazing...

...software I've built is a cloud-based identity management and single sign-on SaaS solution for SMEs.

Work Experience

Software Engineer

2018 - 2019
Uber Technologies
  • Collaborated with mobile engineers and product managers to develop features for the Uber rider mobile application.
  • Implemented a feature to optimize rider pickup locations while taking into account larger trip contexts. Worked with team mobile and machine learning engineers as well as cross functionally to make changes to six microservices in a mix of Node.js, Go, Java, and Python.
  • Originated a tool to automate the conversion of Node tests to Go as part of a company-wide service migration. Used service definitions to infer the typing of Javascript test sources and generated source code for the equivalent test cases in Go.
  • Mentored new hires.
Technologies: Go, Java, Node.js

Senior Engineer

2016 - 2017
  • Owned the full-stack development of a SaaS SME identity management and single sign-on service.
  • Oversaw the CI pipeline for testing and deployment to AWS ECS.
  • Deployed and maintained the supporting AWS infrastructure.
Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Git, Docker, Angular, ASP.NET Core, C#

Software Consultant

2014 - 2016
Independent Contractor
  • Designd and developed a web application for an existing database exposing new functionality for client management, inventory management, and sales indicators.
  • Bootstrapped a back-end logistics project for integrating multiple vehicle tracking and freight management.
Technologies: JavaScript, Microsoft SQL Server, ASP.NET, .NET, C#

Software Developer

2011 - 2013
Aptus (Directory Concepts)
  • Developed identity and access management at St George bank.
Technologies: JavaScript, CSS, PHP, LAMP, Microsoft SQL Server, Windows Communication Foundation (WCF), .NET, C#

Software Engineer

2006 - 2009
Commonwealth Bank
  • Developed a CRM and online banking application.
Technologies: Windows Forms (WinForms), ASP.NET, C#
2012 - 2015

Master's Degree in Information Technology

University of New South Wales - Sydney

2001 - 2005

Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science

University of New South Wales - Sydney


Node.js, Windows Forms (WinForms)




.NET, ASP.NET Core, Angular, ASP.NET


C#, JavaScript, TypeScript, Java, Go, PHP, CSS




Amazon Web Services (AWS), Web, Docker, LAMP


Relational Databases, NoSQL, Microsoft SQL Server


Full-stack, Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)

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