Austin Rooks
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Austin Rooks

Software Engineer in Milwaukee, WI, He/Him

Learning/ .. /building

8 months ago

About

Product-centric developer, looking to create meaningful software in a collaborative environment. JAM stack enthusiast, blooming Rustacean.

Contact

Website
Personal Blog
GitHub
Twitter

Work Experience

2022 — Now
Software Engineer at Northwestern Mutual
Milwaukee, WI
2016 — 2017
Software Developer at Float-Left
Minneapolis, MN

Independent contractor, implements e2e testing for a rollout of an LMS to over 100 domains

Projects

Ongoing

An internal Flask application that acts the hub for agency supervisors to post a position, on-board a new employee, update employee positions and submit off-boardings.

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2022

An internal Django application built to record and facilitate the notification process for critical incidents that happen at agency locations.

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Side Projects

Ongoing

Converted the headless UI app into a full-stack MVC with Django and a custom API.

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2022

A personal blog where I write about tech, philosophy and books.

Education

2009 — 2013
Bachelor of Arts in English at University of Hawaii
Honolulu, HI