Tyler Standley, Developer in Seattle, WA, United States

Tyler Standley

Software Developer

Seattle, WA, United States
Toptal Member Since
August 3, 2018

Along with strong communication skills and an exemplary work ethic, Tyler brings his hands-on experience with a wide range of programming languages. Recently, though, his focus has been directed towards JavaScript libraries. Throughout his career, he’s worked on multiple agile teams as a core developer and is now interested in working on anything JavaScript-related.

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Variant Bio
Amazon Web Services (AWS), MySQL, Node.js, React
Ad Exchange Group
PHP, Angular, Redux, React, Node.js
Ad Exchange Group
CSS, HTML, JavaScript, PHP, MySQL


Seattle, WA, United States



Preferred Environment

Git, Visual Studio Code (VS Code), MacOS

The most amazing...

...thing I've built is a custom tool that uses AWS Lambda, API Gateway and SQS to optimize S3 storage class transitions for maximum cost efficiency.

Work Experience

2019 - PRESENT

Software Engineer

Variant Bio
  • Designed and implemented AWS network architecture supporting multiple workloads (web app, analytics pipeline, database) and environments.
  • Built an internal use admin web application from scratch using React and AWS serverless backend (API Gateway, Lambda, and SQS).
  • Implemented automated and event-driven cloud security controls in AWS using Cloudtrail, Cloudwatch, SNS, and Lambda.
  • Integrated custom tools into web application for batch data import, AWS S3 custom storage management and analytics process launching.
  • Discovered and implemented general AWS best practice cost savings actions.
Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), MySQL, Node.js, React
2018 - PRESENT

Software Engineer

Ad Exchange Group
  • Maintained and upgraded applications on a microservice infrastructure.
  • Implemented client dashboards/reporting for the internal sales team (React/Redux).
Technologies: PHP, Angular, Redux, React, Node.js
2015 - 2018

Senior Sales Engineer

Ad Exchange Group
  • Managed an internal operations team of two.
  • Launched and maintained 500+ pieces of internal marketing.
  • Troubleshot and triaged client traffic issues via internal logging (MySQL).
  • Built, managed, and reported on A/B split testing.
  • Developed custom pixel-tracking solutions which directed the traffic from the network to the advertiser (JavaScript, jQuery).
  • Increased operational efficiencies by up to 50%.
Technologies: CSS, HTML, JavaScript, PHP, MySQL
2016 - 2017

Technical Manager

SCS Funding
  • Provided technical oversight for an eCommerce venture.
  • Managed the hosting for 100+ templated sites on Rackspace cloud sites.
  • Maintained and implemented all site customizations and updates (PHP, JavaScript, HTML, CSS).
  • Interacted daily with the client via Skype to ensure that all sites were functioning properly and domains/SSLs were all up-to-date.
  • Managed a remote web design team.
  • Maintained and implemented site customizations and updates (PHP, JavaScript, HTML, CSS).
Technologies: CSS, HTML, JavaScript, PHP, Rackspace


Great White Buffalo

A social web app where users can create prop bets for sporting events with virtual tokens.

Technologies: React, Redux, Express, Socket.IO, MySQL, MongoDB, Redis

Cryptocurrency Asset Manager

An accounting/trading platform for managing personal crypto-currency assets.

Technologies: React, Node.js, Express, MongoDB


A multiplayer game where coders race each other to complete toy problems.

Technologies: React, Node.js, Express, Socket.IO, PostgreSQL

Facebook Clone

A Facebook clone incorporating basic site functionality.

Technologies: React, Redux, Node.js, Express, MySQL



JavaScript, HTML, CSS, PHP, Python


Serverless Framework, Redux, Express.js, Angular, Express.io, JSON Web Tokens (JWT)


Node.js, REST APIs, React, Socket.IO, Chai


Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS), CircleCI, NGINX, Webpack, Babel, Git, Mocha


Amazon Web Services (AWS), AWS Lambda, Amazon EC2, MacOS, Rackspace, Visual Studio Code (VS Code)


Amazon Aurora, Amazon S3 (AWS S3), MySQL, Redshift, MongoDB


Serverless, Amazon API Gateway, Cost Management


Serverless Architecture, Functional Programming, Agile Software Development, REST

Industry Expertise



2018 - 2018

Certificate of Completion in Software Engineering

Hack Reactor - Playa Vista, CA, USA

2011 - 2015

Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Information Systems

Chapman University - Orange, CA, USA


APRIL 2020 - APRIL 2023

AWS SysOps Administrator — Associate

Amazon Web Services (AWS)


AWS Security — Specialty

Amazon Web Services, Inc.

MAY 2019 - MAY 2022

AWS Developer — Associate

Amazon Web Services, Inc.

MAY 2019 - MAY 2022

AWS Solutions Architect — Associate

Amazon Web Services, Inc.

AUGUST 2018 - AUGUST 2019

AWS Cloud Practitioner

Amazon Web Services, Inc.