Nathan Friend

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Dec 2018 – Present | Senior Frontend Engineer

I build features that help people release software more quickly, easily, and effectively.

  • Implemented high-profile features such as Let's Encrypt integration, merge trains, and deploy freezes

  • Pushed Release vision forward through in-depth technical and business analysis

  • Performed technical interviews

  • Reviewed and guided community contributions

  • Worked 100% remotely

Vue.js JavaScript SCSS Haml Ruby Rails


Aug 2016 – Dec 2018 | Project Architect

I led efforts to rebuild legacy healthcare software as modern web applications with an emphasis on maintainability and usability.

  • Led AngularJS to Angular 2+ conversion

  • Implemented fast, intuitive searching using Solr

  • Assisted in hiring and mentoring

  • Pushed for best practices such as continuous integration (CI), code reviews, UX/UI mockups, open source participation, and documentation

  • Worked directly with clients to capture requirements

Angular TypeScript Solr Node ASP.NET Oracle

DuPont Pioneer

May 2013 – Jul 2016 | Software Development Specialist

I designed a modular frontend system that allowed multiple teams to independently build a web application used by farmers to optimize fertilizer usage.

  • Built mapping features using Leaflet and Bing Maps

  • Rebuilt Gulp builds to maximize developer efficiency

  • Implemented an automated TypeScript unit testing framework using PhantomJS, Karma, and Jasmine

  • Enforced coding standards using NDepend and TSLint

Angular Knockout TypeScript ASP.NET WPF C♯


Iowa State University

2015 – 2019 | Master's in Human-Computer Interaction

Dordt University

2009 – 2013 | Bachelor's in Computer Science



JavaScript TypeScript C♯ Ruby SCSS SQL


Vue.js Angular React ASP.NET WPF Rails


Continuous integration/deployment (CI/CD) Automated testing REST API design Cross-browser debugging Responsive design Developer workflow optimization Single Page Applications (SPAs) Internationalization (i18n)


Visual Logic Group

Jan 2013 – May 2013 | UX Development Intern

JavaScript CSS

Dordt University

Jan 2012 – May 2013 | Web Developer

Perl PHP Drupal

DuPont Pioneer

May 2012 – Aug 2012 | Software Development Intern

JavaScript jQuery ASP.NET C♯


Apr 2011 – Aug 2011 | Web Development Intern

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