Will Cliffe

William Cliffe

Software Architect

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About Me

I am a 20-year veteran of software development, having worked in both agencies and in various organizations deploying SaaS, enterprise applications.

I am an avid offroad enthusiast, both mountain biking and Jeeping. I enjoy writing, certain types of very aggressive freshwater fish, and RCs.

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Work Experience

Co-Founder & Lead Developer - modcrawl (2017 - Present)

Modcrawl aims to solve the difficulties in finding the correct part for the correct vehicle by supplying a single app that collects data from various online resources and tabulates them into a single process flow. From there, a user can search through lists of parts that will fit their project.

Principal Software Engineer - Accretive Technology Group (April 2015 - January 2017)

Developer on the billing and risk team focused on improving the overall architecture. Moving the team toward event infrastructure using Apache Kafka, Apache Storm, and other technologies that improve the quality of the product.

Technical Architect - Shoutlet, Inc. (July 2011 - August 2014)

Primarily was responsible for researching and bringing forward into production Python-based services and message queues to ingest social network data across Twitter, Facebook, G+, and others.

Owner/Lead Developer - Binary Solo LLC (March 2005 - June 2011)

Owner of this software company that managed multiple website projects for local companies on Vancouver Island, Canada, as well as built a ground-up CMS that was used by 100+ websites during its height (2010-2012.)

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