matthew ess

software developer


purdue university, west lafayette, IN
B.S. in computer science, minor in political science
may 2018
3.90 gpa


software engineer @ yelp: summer 2018 - present

transactions backend engineer.

software engineer intern @ yelp: summer 2017

i joined the transactions team and worked on restructuring ordering data to make it more efficient to query.

developer intern @ school datebooks: summer 2016 - winter 2016

i worked on a very small team of talented engineers writing backend PHP and javascript microservices for an athletic and educational scheduling web app.


python 2 and 3

flask, django, pyramid

elixir and phoenix

java, junit testing, ruby on rails

html5, css, javascript

vue.js, react

elm, reactive frontend programming

single page apps, components, flux

c, unix programming

software deployment

macOS, linux, windows

source control, git