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Brandon Wong

Javascript Developer

Work Experience

Lead Software Developer at Catallaxy

October 2017 - Present

  • Developing web-based interactive education materials
  • Developing a bitcoin-based timestamping application for auditors

Online Mentor at Thinkful

July 2017 - Present

  • Held online mentoring sessions with students
  • Gave one-on-one web development tutorials

Functions Team Lead at kolab

August 2014 - July 2017

  • Led a small team of developers in designing and implementing modules
  • Conducted job interviews and evaluated candidates' technical abilities
  • Gave technical training to new developers

Software Developer at kolab

April 2012 - July 2017

  • Developing the feature functionality of the kolab platform
  • Designed a real-time collaborative rich-text editor
  • Implemented the server for the editor
  • Built a webRTC peer-to-peer video chat system

Key Skills

Strong ability in:

  • javascript (including ES6/ES2015 and node.js)
  • English
  • html/css
  • react.js, redux
  • linux environment

Proficient in:

  • python
  • mongoDB
  • socket.io
  • SQL
  • PHP
  • French
  • bash scripting
  • git (and GitLab)
  • docker
  • elm lang
  • website administration (nginx, letsencrypt, etc)
  • webRTC

Experience in:

  • clojurescript/reagent
  • C/C++
  • haskell
  • LaTeX
  • java
  • angular.js

Education

McGill University

Bachelor of Science (BSc.)

Computer Science

Studied Computer Science with a focus on Software Engineering and a minor in Management.

Volunteer Positions

Full-Time Religious Mission

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

2008-2010

  • Self-directed schedules
  • Goal-setting and planning
  • Teaching lessons
  • Giving training to teams
  • Public speaking

Institute of Religion Teacher

seasonal, 2013-present

  • Taught weekly lessons to classes of between 10-40 young adults

Seminary Coordinator

2013-2017

  • Attended to needs of youth religious teachers in the Montreal area
  • Guaged effectiveness and offered support where needed