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Ontario. Canada
Senior Software Engineer Team Lead
EST - Remote (US or CA)

Preferred Toolset

ReactJS logo MongoDB logo NodeJS logo
Git logo GulpJS logo MochaJS logo Sass logo Ubuntu logo
Namecheap logo Digital Ocean logo

Who Am I?

I am a Senior Software Engineer Team Lead with over 9 years of experience, specializing in full-stack development. My expertise lies in architecting and implementing scalable systems with RESTful APIs and microservices using NodeJS for backend development. On the frontend, I leverage ReactJS to create responsive and modern user interfaces.

I am committed to maintaining high-quality code through Test-Driven Development (TDD) and automated testing frameworks. My proficiency in DevOps allows me to seamlessly deploy applications on serverless AWS infrastructure, utilizing services such as Lambda, S3, SQS, and CloudFormation for robust and scalable solutions.

As a proactive leader and quick learner, I excel in taking ownership of software projects from conception to deployment. I am passionate about understanding existing systems, identifying areas for improvement, and driving innovation. My leadership style emphasizes mentoring and collaboration, ensuring team members grow and thrive. I am dedicated to sharing my knowledge and fostering a culture of continuous learning and excellence.

My Core Toolset

  • Frontend: ReactJS, AngularJS, Svelte
  • Backend: NodeJS (RestfulAPIs, Microservices), NextJS, Firebase Cloud Functions
  • Databases: mySQL, MongoDB, ELK
  • Build Tools: Vite, GulpJS
  • Testing: JestJS, CypressJS
  • Host Tools: IaC through AWS /w serverless prefered
  • SDLC: Zeplin/Figma, Jira, Git, AWS

Reach out

Inquire with me by sending an email, and let me know what you're looking for and how I can best help you and your business.


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Software Projects

under construction

MicroSaaS Base App

Learning Svelte and Firebase ecosystem alongside Stripe as a foundation for creating MicroSaaS projects that solve real world problems for businesses

Hosting: Firebase

State: Coming Soon

zoanthids.xyz - eagle eye zoanthids

Zoanthid Coral Image Recognition (AI)

There are thousands of Zoanthid morphs. I love the coral species and wanted to create a tool that will identify whatever morph or variation you throw at it through a combination of image recognition and artificial intelligence (AI)

Tech: Python, Selenium, Tensorflow

Current State: Image Curation - 1700+ named variations gathered so far

Collecting enough of a sample size is important prior to doing the AI steps.

matthewrowlandson blog profile

Matt's Wordpress Blog

Hosted and maintained by me on my personal server

Travel, Dev and Investing Blog

State: Live

Matt's Blog
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AITB Wordpress Blog

Adventure In The Backcountry

Hosting and maintaining the blog on a Ubuntu Digital Ocean server

State: Live

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