Tyler Conklin, Developer in South Lake Tahoe, CA, United States
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Tyler Conklin

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Software Developer

South Lake Tahoe, CA, United States
Toptal Member Since
November 18, 2020

Tyler started his career writing boot-up code in C and Assembly for large enterprise servers. After returning to Stanford University for a master's degree, he shifted his focus to computer science education and application development. Tyler taught software engineering, data structures, and computer organization at the University of Arizona for four years and now develops web and mobile applications full-time.


iOS, Swift, iOS SDK, Objective-C
University of Arizona
Vim Text Editor, MIPS, C, Eclipse, Java, Writing & Editing, APIs, Android...
Lavngarde Inc.
Swift, SwiftUI




Preferred Environment

C, Firebase, GitHub, Vim Text Editor, Eclipse, Java, iOS, UIKit, Swift, Xcode

The most amazing...

...thing I've developed is an application to communicate with and control a medical device that could greatly increase the quality of life for numerous patients.

Work Experience

iOS Developer

2022 - PRESENT
  • Led automated snapshot testing for product unit migration.
  • Developed logging to track user time spent on the product detail page.
  • Added a feature to display multiple swipeable thumbnails for each product unit on the search results page.
Technologies: iOS, Swift, iOS SDK, Objective-C


2019 - 2023
University of Arizona
  • Delivered undergraduate computer science classes covering software engineering, data structures, object-oriented principles, Java, computer hardware, C, MIPS assembly, and other topics.
  • Renovated the core pre-major course to focus on data structures.
  • Transitioned the class to be fully remote due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Technologies: Vim Text Editor, MIPS, C, Eclipse, Java, Writing & Editing, APIs, Android, Mobile Development, Python, Microsoft Excel, Architecture, Software Design

Lead Developer

2021 - 2021
Lavngarde Inc.
  • Led the discovery and implementation of an iOS mobile app for personal security.
  • Integrated a third-party background check API into a mobile app.
  • Defined user-experience, mapped product requirements, and prioritized product backlog.
Technologies: Swift, SwiftUI

iOS Application Developer

2018 - 2019
  • Developed the front-end application to communicate and control a wireless medical device.
  • Delivered an application on a fast timetable to be available for a medical study.
  • Created the entire UI/UX of a front-end application including custom graphics.
Technologies: GitLab, iOS, UIKit, Swift, Xcode, Documentation, APIs, iOS SDK, SwiftUI, Firebase, Firebase iOS SDK, Mobile App Development, Dating Apps, Mobile Development, Architecture, Software Design, Mobile, Startups

Software Engineer

2014 - 2016
  • Developed and tested the initialization code for Oracle's high-end SPARC servers.
  • Designed and coded error handling and diagnosis to maintain system resource availability after faults.
  • Implemented a process to change default reset values of chip configuration registers before the boot code begins.
Technologies: Vim Text Editor, Assembly, C, Documentation, APIs

Medical Device App

A Swift-based app to communicate with and control a medical device in a way that greatly increases patients' quality of life. I was the front-end developer working with the device firmware developer to coordinate a seamless user experience.

Mobile Dating Application

An alternative dating iOS application.

I was the sole developer who built the application from the beginning to the App Store. The app leveraged Firebase as the MBaaS. Highlights from this project include a detailed focus on user interactions, custom animations, messaging capability between users, and high-quality image editing, storage, and transfer.
2016 - 2018

Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering

Stanford University - Palo Alto, CA, USA

2010 - 2014

Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering

Stanford University - Palo Alto, CA, USA


Firebase iOS SDK


Xcode, Microsoft Excel, Vim Text Editor, GitHub, GitLab


UIKit, SwiftUI, iOS SDK


Mobile Development, App Development


Swift, Python, Java, MIPS, Embedded C, C, Assembly, Objective-C


iOS, Firebase, Mobile, Android, Eclipse


Firebase Realtime Database


Mobile Applications, Firebase Cloud Functions, Mobile App Development, Architecture, Software Design, Startups, Sports, Google Cloud Functions, Embedded Systems, Documentation, Writing & Editing, APIs, Dating Apps

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