Alexander Clark


  • Twelve years of experience building web applications
  • Ten years using Ruby on Rails
  • Seventeen years using MySQL and Linux
  • Twenty-three years of writing code

Technical Skills:

Adept: Ruby, Rails, Docker, Javascript, Angular, SQL (PostgreSQL, MySQL), HTML, SASS, CSS, Git, RSpec, Minitest, Apache, Linux

Practiced: LaTeX, BASH scripting, AWS EC2, PHP

Dabbled-in: Kubernetes, React, Heroku, Scheme, C, C++, Java, Python, Go, TLA+


Apr 2016 – Jun 2021
Director of Engineering, Lead Developer

  • Set the technical, architectural, and DevOps foundation for a secure, scalable SaaS application, from zero lines of code to $3m arr and 1,800 MAU across 73 clients operating 500 locations
  • Wrote the first lines of code and many critical portions of the codebase
  • Recruited, hired, onboarded, and managed development team members, growing the engineering organization from one person to multiple teams
  • Oversaw the ongoing strategic technical vision, maintaining rigorous security requirements while continually evaluating the product backlog to proactively address gaps in current capabilities and opportunities for technical debt payoff

Jun 2014 – Apr 2016
Ruby Developer
Bypass Mobile

  • Created a REPL interface for L2 support, freeing up developer time
  • Built APIs and backend functionality driving a cutting-edge mobile point of sale system
  • Provided front-end administration interfaces for configuration of features
  • Worked with product owners, UX and UI experts, and QA engineers to ensure on-time delivery of well-tested, feature-complete software

Apr 2013 – Jun 2014
Senior Web Developer
Infront Webworks

  • Enhanced and maintained the SiteWorks CMS and related software
  • Added advanced functionality including subscriptions, saved carts, and round-up donations to the SiteWorks Store e-commerce platform
  • Assessed client needs and developed custom solutions to work in tandem with SiteWorks
  • Launched dozens of client websites

Sep 2008 – Jan 2013
Digital Media Developer-Analyst
WAY Media

  • Modernized development workflow by rolling out version control, automated testing, and continuous integration
  • Communicated with internal stakeholders to determine software requirements
  • Designed, implemented, tested and deployed hundreds of features
  • Managed development projects, coordinating with interns and third-party contractors
  • Oversaw ongoing maintenance of existing software packages
  • Built, configured, and maintained physical Linux servers and EC2 instances


Member, ACM – 2011 – present


2004 – 2007
Bachelor of Arts
Azusa Pacific University
Azusa, California