Andreas Brake

Senior Software Engineer
UI, Databases, and Everything In Between
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About

I am a dedicated software engineer with experience in full stack web design and development who thrives in fast-paced, agile work environments. I have lead teams to meet development milestones and successfully coordinated with clients, executives, and internal departments to identify and plan product objectives and timelines.

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History

2019-Present

Senior Software (Server) Engineer

Topgolf Media, San Francisco, CA

At Topgolf Media, I implemented gameserver support for new and existing features of WGT Golf mobile game, quickly becoming the senior member of the server team. Additionally, I lead the development of core AI/ML features from design to production deployment, introducing new paradigms and technologies to the team.

Since 2020, I have also been part of the team leading the development of the gamserver behind Tee Time Adventures, the latest title from Topgolf Media.

2018-Present

Software Engineering Consultant

Freelance, Contract

Since 2018, I have pursued my interests in modern web development by working as a consultant mainly to startups and small companies who are seeking a strong experienced developer. My contributions have included:

  • Providing advice for the selection of technologies and application architectures
  • Developing core platform functionalities based on provided business objectives
  • Helping set up CI/CD pipelines along with production deployment processes

2015-2018

Principal Software Engineer

Anaqua (Lecorpio), Fremont, CA

  • My role involved developing original functionality and product offerings with input from clients and internal product teams.
  • I also enhanced existing functionality to meet client demands.
In early 2016, we overhauled the existing ASP.NET platform.
  • I participated in large-scale architectural decisions and designed many new core platform functionalities.
  • I lead a team to develop the application's Angular font-end.
In July 2017, Lecorpio LLC merged with Anaqua Inc and I
  • Rapidly learned the codebase and processes of Anaqua.
  • Maintained the existing Lecorpio customer base to ensure maximum client retention.
In 2018, a product re-design was initiated. I contributed by
  • Working with upper management to identify feasible enhancements given a tight timeline and upgrade restrictions.
  • Sharing knowledge and experience with engineering team regarding benefits and pitfalls of modern web development.
  • Assisting with technology selection and architectural designs.