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Alistair B.

Senior Backend Engineer at Spotify

11.3

Years of Experience

Education

cornell university, cornell university

Companies

spotify, amazon, wayfair, wayfair, wayfair, wayfair, cornell university, cornell information technologies

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Experience

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    2020 - Present

    spotify

    Senior Backend Engineer

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    2017 - 2020

    amazon

    Software Development Engineer - Alexa Information

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    2016 - 2017

    wayfair

    Senior Software Engineer - Warehouse Management Systems

    - Led the team dedicated to the scalability of warehousing systems in preparation for 10x expansion of Wayfair fulfillment network - Built and maintained new messaging pipeline systems to process more than 100,000 daily warehouse events using Apache Kafka and Storm - Worked with teams across engineering and business to develop system improvements to support continued Wayfair 40-50% YOY growth, including working with Order Processing engineering teams to restructure the order processing systems PHP, SQL Server, Java, Storm, Kafka Show less

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    2015 - 2016

    wayfair

    Senior Software Engineer - CastleGate Fulfillment

    - Managed and mentored the software development team for CastleGate - Oversaw growth of CastleGate platform from inception to over 50% of the orders fulfilled by Wayfair fulfillment network (20% of Wayfair business at peak) - Worked cross functionally with other engineering and operations teams to support new Wayfair business initiatives, notably deeper integration with stock forecasting suites (to optimize inventory purchases) and new tools to promote/move long-lived inventory (to optimize warehousing space) - Onboarded new engineers across Wayfair engineering teaching as part of Wayfair’s New Hire Orientation Show less

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    2013 - 2015

    wayfair

    Software Engineer - CastleGate Fulfillment

    - Part of the inaugural team that built CastleGate, Wayfair’s Third Party Logistics platform, a new business initiative to support/fund future growth of warehousing network - Collaborated with operations and business teams to design the underlying infrastructure, build user components, and launch the CastleGate platform - Worked with participating suppliers to drive building their desired new components and processes from a 3PL.

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    2012 - 2013

    wayfair

    Software Engineer I - Demand Generation

    - Worked on the advertising and marketing systems for Wayfair, including batch emails, search advertising cost reporting, and product listing updates. - Built and maintained new systems in PHP & SQL to process downloading and categorizing over 100 daily search ad click/viewing analytics reports (containing > 100,000 search events) for prioritization of Wayfair’s search advertising campaigns - Managed existing systems that uploaded product listings to various retail partners, accounting for over 20% of Wayfair’s orders Show less

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    2011 - 2012

    cornell university

    Teaching Assistant: Web Design

    Head TA for Introductory and Intermediate Web Design courses at Cornell

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    2009 - 2011

    cornell information technologies

    HelpDesk Supervisor

Experience

21 Skills

apache

Backend

css

human computer interaction

java

Java

javascript

jquery

Kafka

LESS

php

PHP

programming

python

scalability

Software Engineer

sql

SQL

sql server

web design

xhtml

Education

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    2011 - 2012

    cornell university

    Master of Professional Studies

    Information Science

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    2007 - 2011

    cornell university

    BS

    Information Science

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Machine Learning Engineer II

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Colleagues at amazon

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