Preston Tighe

Senior Lead Software Engineer
Phone: 214-937-9538

Skilled at ReactJS, NodeJS, EmberJS, VueJS, Javascript, GraphQL, Docker, several AWS services, and Python

Open to frontend, backend, and full stack web software engineer roles

BS in Computer Science from Southern Methodist University


Bottle Rocket

Senior Lead Software Engineer

Feb 2018 - Current

Building front end web components for Bottle Rocket: A mobile and web app development agency. Contract.
Stack: ReactJS, NodeJS, AWS, Webpack, Typescript, Redux

iOLAP, Inc.

Senior Lead Software Engineer

Sep 2017 - Feb 2018

Built front & back end components from the ground up using very hot tech stacks. Contract.
Stack: ReactJS, NodeJS, GraphQL, AWS Lambda, Webpack, Polymer, Electron, Redux

Verizon Cloud Platform

Senior Software Engineer

May 2017 - Aug 2017

Built front end components for multiple services using React & Webpack. Built out a Node backend API. Contract.

Stack: ReactJS, NodeJS, Webpack, Docker, Mobx, CircleCI, Jest, Enzyme

Virtuals IO


Jan 2013 - Present

An escrow like online marketplace for virtual goods and services. Has a combined 1,000+ development hours. Processed $2 million dollars.

Stack: EmberJS, Docker, PHP, Python, NodeJS, Grunt, AWS, MySQL. More in skills sections.

USA Palm

Software Engineer

Jan 2015 - Dec 2016

Fully developed the eCommerce platform for the USAPalm clothing brand. Contract.

Stack: ReactJS, NodeJS, AWS Lambda/DynamoDB, Webpack, Serverless, Shopify

Software Engineer

Oct 2016 - Nov 2016

A web-based marketing tool to automatically post to multiple social networks including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Contract.

Stack: EmberJS, Docker, PHP, Python, AWS, MySQL, and Docker Cloud

Alert Island

Software Engineer

Oct 2014 - Jan 2015

Refactored and upgraded the underlying system running AlertIsland. Reworked the C++ embedded alerting systems and the PHP cloud dashboard. Contract.

Stack: EmberJS, PHP, Java, C++, Python, AWS, HTML, Javascript, CSS, and MySQL



Jan 2011 - Apr 2011

Founder of an online business in the gaming industry. Profited $20k

Stack: HTML, Javascript, and CSS


Southern Methodist University

Bachelor of Science (BS), Computer Science

2011 - 2017

GPA: 3.83

The University of Texas at Austin

Bachelor of Science (BS), Computer Science

2015 - 2016


Crypto Currency Genetic Algorithm Trading Bot

Aug 2017 - Feb 2018

Created a genetic algorithm trading bot to trade cryptocurrencies on multiple exchanges and trading pairs. Currently at 3x investment.

Nov 2016 - Dec 2016

An iPhone game developed in Swift that makes you do a random task in X amount of time. Lead on 3 person group.

Stack: Swift, Objective-C, C++, and OpenCV.

Golf Ball Robot Pickup

Nov 2016 - Dec 2016

A GUI and real life robot that picks up virtual golf balls. Lead on 8 person group.

Stack: Raspberry Pi, EmberJS, Docker, PHP, Python, and Adafruit Motorhat


Languages: NodeJS, Javascript, Python, GraphQL, HTML, CSS, MySQL, SQL, Swift, Objective-C

Amazon Web Services (AWS): Lambda, API Gateway, DynamoDB, Cloud Formation, EC2, S3, RDS, VPC, CloudFront, ElastiCache, Beanstalk, ECS, Route 53, CloudWatch

Programs: Webstorm, PyCharm, IntelliJ IDEA, PhpStorm, Atom, NetBeans, NBEclipse, Eclipse, NetBeans

Project Management: Teams, CircleCI, Trello, Git, Kanboard, Github, Agile/Scrum, Jenkins, JIRA, Confluence, Asana, Zendesk, CI/CD, SDLC, Teamwork

Libraries/Frameworks: ReactJS, EmberJS, Polymer, Docker, Webpack, Auth0, Jest, Enzyme, jQuery, CodeIgniter, jQuery UI, jQuery Mobile, CakePHP, Bootstrap, Highcharts.js, Handlebars, Emblem, RabbitMQ, Qt, ES6, Babel, Less, GruntJS, Angular, Bower, NPM, Graphcool

APIs: Docker Cloud, Google, MailChimp, Twilio, Wistia, SiftScience, Dwolla, Paypal, Paysafecard, Algolia, Coinbase, IronMQ, Balanced, Stripe, New Relic

Other: Linux, OOP, Unix, Big Data, programmer, developer, UI/UX, iOS, Android