henry dot savit at gmail dot com

Henry Savit – Senior Software Engineer

  • Full stack software engineer with 3+ years of experience as a software engineer in professional industry
  • Professional interests include finding sustainable solutions to human caused problems

Education

Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY, Sept 2010 - May 2014
B.S. in Mathematical Physics, May 2014
B.A. in Mathematics, May 2014
Minor in Computer Science, May 2014

Skills

  • Architectural Patterns – MVC, MVU, MVVM, SSR, State Machines, CQRS, Event Sourcing, Actor Model, Distributed Systems, Immutable data
  • Methodologies – Remote Teams, Agile, Scrum, Cross-platform Development, Functional + OO Programming, Rapid Application Development
  • Programming Languages – Elixir, Erlang, JavaScript, TypeScript, Swift, SQL, Objective-C, CSS, SASS, HTML
  • UI – Mobile-first Design, Xcode, Android Studio, Responsive Web Design, Sketch
  • Operating Systems – Linux, MacOS

Tools

  • Frameworks – React, Redux, Node.js, Phoenix, Ecto, PostgreSQL, iOS, React Native, Amazon Web Services, Docker, Styled Components, Storybook
  • Automation Software – Webpack, Ansible, CircleCI
  • Prototyping – Balsamiq, Sketch
  • Email Distribution – HubSpot

Experience

BlockFi Inc, NYC, NY
Senior Full Stack Software Engineer
September 2018 – Present

  • Fullstack engineer operating with 20 remote Elixir engineers for a Blockchain financial services company
  • Built and scaled out the frontend React SPA codebase with modern React (hooks)
  • Maintained backoffice Phoenix application and Elixir financial service applications
  • Company had 10 people at start, now has nearly 100
  • Led startup from seed round to series A ($19 million from Valar ventures)
  • Maintained legacy Vue.js frontend application
  • Managed deployments with AWS and Cloudfront
  • Wrote AWS lambdas using Golang

Delivery.com, NYC, NY
Mid Level Software Engineer
Jan 2017 – Jan 2018

  • Maintainer of 2 Enterprise Apps (iOS and Android) that serve hundreds of thousands of customers
  • Built features that significantly increased sales on mobile reorders
  • Worked in a startup environment with a small team (~12 total engineers and only 2 other native engineers)
  • Projects used innovative tech (Android app is ~85% React Native, iOS app ~20% React Native, 50% Swift)
  • First major company to adopt React Native at scale outside of Facebook

Ambulnz, NYC, NY
Senior Mobile Engineer
Jan 2016 – June 2016

  • Built and Launched 2 Enterprise iOS Apps (Client and Administration) in pure Swift - First startup engineering hire
  • Apps functioned quite similarly to Uber, but for ambulances and the medical industry. ETA and arrival time accuracy for ambulances far outpreformed a manual ambulnace dispatching service.
  • First engineer hire for a startup with a small team. Company now operates on a national level
  • Key player in a Node.js backend (used a Loopback stack), worked with MySQL and AWS
  • Startup now has major traction and hundreds of employees, with services in 5 major metro cities