“Valid C. Platypus” Has 3 years experience and is looking for a new remote role as a Senior Software Engineer.

Hi! I'm a software engineer with experience writing clean, readable, and maintainable Ruby, JavaScript, and Python code. I love building beautiful frontend web interfaces, scalable backend servers, and even occasionally doing software management and deployment with tools like Docker and Ansible.

I'm interested in startups that have a mission that I emphasize with, and larger companies that are tackling interesting problems with a large impact. I'm especially interested in companies that will help me grow as an engineer and leader.


  • Has 3 years experience in field
  • Most recent title is Open Source Software Engineer
  • Remote Work Only
  • Works in US/Eastern time zone when working remotely
  • Mostly works in companies 10-50 people
  • Primarily works in startup environments
  • Played a material role in the beginnings of one or more companies
  • Primarily works full-time roles

Notable Projects

  • Built a Python API that allows scientists to program robots to run complex laboratory experiments
  • Led a team to rebuild a customer facing desktop application using Electron and Vue
  • Redesigned laboratory robot's architecture to reduce boot times from 5 minutes to 5 seconds

Ideal Company

I want to work for a company that produces tangible good in the world. I am interested in smaller teams, though they can be in small or large companies. I like flatter management styles, a culture that respects work life balance, and intelligent, empathetic coworkers.


Python JavaScript ruby Rails Django Flask vue Docker webpack Electron