Blake Embrey

Skills

Summary

Excited to improve the world through the creation and integration of knowledge as data. Interested in knowledge management, open APIs and quantified self. Helping today by maintaining open-source projects and mentoring.

Back-End Development

  • Uses: node.js, Python
  • Loves: GraphQL, RPC, REST, APIs, real-time
  • Stores: PostgreSQL, SQLite, Redis, LevelDB
  • Also: Spark, Parquet, S3, Elasticsearch

Front-End Development

  • Expertise: JavaScript, HTML, CSS
  • Loves: React.js, GraphQL, Webpack
  • Cares: Cross-platform, cross-browser

Open Source Contributor

Writing and Speaking

Noteworthy Projects

Experience

Senior Software Engineer

Opendoor.com San Francisco
Nov 2017 - Present

Working with Data Infra team to ingest real-estate market data, transform data into standard format and deliver updates in a timely manner.

Freelance Software Engineer

Gigster Remote
Jun 2017 - Sep 2017

Full-stack development consulting.

Senior Back-End Engineer

Fact0ry San Francisco
Apr 2016 - Feb 2017

Building a project management system with chat and integrated business metrics.

Senior JavaScript Engineer

MuleSoft San Francisco
Feb 2014 - Apr 2016

Working on Anypoint platform and developing open-source RAML tools to supplement the specification(s) for RESTful API documentation.

Software Engineer

Formidable Labs Remote
May 2013 - Jan 2014

Next-generation JavaScript web applications, creating and maintaining client-side widgets and libraries, and working on corporate open source software projects. Worked with Walmart Labs to improve open source libraries and built the API Notebook for MuleSoft.