Kyle Karpack

Seattle, WA

I am an experienced software engineer specializing in front-end development for large applications. I have experience across the product development lifecycle from leading teams and making business-critical product design decisions to architecting scalable software and building world-class user experiences.

SKILLS

  • Languages: JavaScript, Typescript, CSS, SCSS, HTML, SQL, C#
  • Platforms: Angular, AngularJS, React, NodeJS, .NET, Azure, AWS, WordPress, Ionic, GraphQL, ElasticSearch
  • Tooling: Webpack, NPM/Yarn, Karma, Jasmine, Protractor, Git, Gulp, Jira, TeamCity, Adobe Photoshop

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Net-Inspect LLC, Kirkland, WA

Lead Front-End Engineer August 2018 - Present

Leading a team of developers building the top SaaS application for manufacturing quality management. In addition to previous duties, this role includes:

  • Completion and launch of a full rewrite of the application in AngularJS and Angular
  • Responsibility for architectural decisions, sprint planning, mentoring junior developers, and interviewing candidates
  • Implementation of regular code reviews, code quality standards, automated testing, extensive documentation, and performance budgets to reduce bugs and improve developer productivity
  • Migration to Microsoft Azure to reduce costs and provide scalability

Software Engineer January 2014 - July 2018

Built and maintained the Net-Inspect application. Accomplishments include:

  • Implementation of modern development system including SCSS, Webpack, TypeScript, and continuous integration
  • Construction of a robust set of reusable interface components
  • Design and development of innovative new products including capability scoring, supply chain risk mapping, and electronic source inspection
  • Development of dozens of database procedures and RESTful API endpoints for controlled access to data

Software Engineering Intern March 2013 - December 2013

Made major contributions to the application and began implementation of various modern web technologies at Net-Inspect

Reach Networks, Kirkland, WA

Web Design Intern June 2012 - September 2012

Performed front-end web development for a collection of 200 educational websites

EDUCATION

University of Washington, Seattle, WA

B.S.E., Human-Centered Design and Engineering

Bachelor’s of Science in Engineering with a focus in Human-Computer Interaction