Resume | Neal Stanard's Blog


Hi, I'm Neal. I specialize in building user interfaces but enjoy all things tech. Check out my resume, LinkedIn, and GitHub to see what I'm up to!


The Routing Company

Staff Software Engineer
Remote | September 2022 - Present
  • Led the development of a completely new vertical for TRC – “The Hub”
    • “The Hub eliminates the need to manage operations, shifts, and trip requests in multiple pages; streamlining operations and delivering greater efficiency in trip management.”
  • Integrated a new embedded analytics feature into TRC"s dashboard to provide partners with a simple but powerful understanding of how their services are operating
  • Planned and led an ongoing team-wide test coverage initiative to promote a more scalable and reliable platform that has expanded automated test coverage from 5% to 70%.
  • Advocated for, planned, and built a custom alerting and monitoring system to notify developers when users encounter bugs on the UI, supporting TRC regularly achieving high availability beyond 99.9%.
  • Championed a comprehensive component library featuring maintainable and modular components to ensure consistent design across projects, enhancing efficiency and streamlining development processes.
  • Designed and deployed an automated Mac environment setup process, simplifying onboarding and ensuring consistent development environments for team members, resulting in increased productivity and reduced setup time.
  • Integrated HTTP authentication and optimized Firestore security rules to enforce stricter data access controls and improve overall system security.
  • Proactively pursue continuous professional development by embracing emerging tools and technologies like GitHub Copilot to optimize workflows, enhancing productivity for both myself and team members.
  • Demonstrated accountability by fulfilling on-call responsibilities, minimizing disruptions to business-critical processes.
Technologies utilized: React, TypeScript, Cypress, Jest, Gatsby, NodeJS, NPM, Vite, GCP, Terraform, GoLang, CLI, Bash, Git, GitHub, CoPilot, SQL, Firebase, Firestore, A11y, Figma, Agile, Scrum, Jira, Mixpanel, Metabase, PagerDuty, Netlify, Prismic,

SparkPost & MessageBird

Sr. Software Engineer - Front-End Guild
Remote | August 2016 - September 2022
  • Signals Analytics Project Lead. Integrated Auth0 into the SparkPost application, leading to an improved SSO login experience across products.
  • Led architecture decisions and standards for the SparkPost client application.
  • Supported and maintained unit and integration testing for the SparkPost client application via Jest and Cypress.
  • Maintained CircleCI and AWS build tools and pipelines for all SparkPost front-end projects.
  • Participated in on-call rotation every few weeks.
  • Supported and fixed security vulnerabilities to help achieve compliance.
  • Translated business requirements into Jira tickets. Frequently delegate tasks and responsibilities to help meet project expectations.
  • Maintained AWS infrastructure using Terraform for all SparkPost Front-End projects.
  • Integrated segment and mixpanel tracking into the SparkPost client application.
Technologies utilized: JavaScript, React, Angular, WebPack, AWS, Terraform, NPM, Node, CircleCI, TravisCI, Google Analytics, Docker, Git/Github, CLI, Slack, Jira, and more.


Software Engineer II
Remote | August 2016 - September 2022
  • Led UI/UX product consistency and standards throughout the entire development process.
  • Worked with IT leadership to translate business requirements into functional user experiences.
  • Built simple and reusable front-end components to keep architecture and organization maintainable.
  • Maintained and improved standards and code quality.
  • Supported and fix all HTML, CSS, and JavaScript issues for all eDataSource products.
  • Manageed Front-End build processes using Node, NPM scripts, Grunt, WebPack, and custom in-house build tools.
  • Actively maintianed automated tests using Ava and Cypress.
Technologies utilized: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Angular, React, WebPack, Browserify, Bootstrap, Git/Github, CLI, Slack, Jira, AWS, Java, Eclipse, Redis, Jetty, MySQL, and more.


Front-End JavaScript Developer
Omaha, NE | September 2015 - August 2016
  • Lead developer responsible for the Skin Specialists Omaha website rebuild.
  • Lead developer responsible for the LovelySkin Spa website rebuild.
  • Managed build processes using NPM scripts, Gulp, and WebPack.
  • Created user experiences based on designer specifications.
  • Incorporated new JavaScript methodologies into the applications and build processes.
  • Worked with Visual Studio and ASP .NET MVC to update the website.
Technologies utilized: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Angular, Bootstrap, ASP .NET MVC, Version Control (Source Control, Git), Command Line (Vim & Git), Slack, Jira, Tealium, Google Analytics, and more.


Rich Internet Application Developer
Omaha, NE | June 2014 – September 2015
  • Worked with project managers, product owners, and UX/UI team members to meet customer needs.
  • Practiced user-oriented and agile development.
  • Participated in user training and prototype feedback sessions.
  • Implemented predictive search API for the
Technologies utilized: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Angular, Bootstrap, SQL, Apache, ColdFusion, Agile Development, Version Control (Surround SCM, Git), Command Line (Vim & Git), Slack, Jira, Rally, Sublime Text, Tealium, and Omniture Site Catalyst (Adobe Analytics), and more.

Ervin & Smith

Web Developer
Omaha, NE | October 2013 - March 2014
  • Worked with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator to turn design files into functional web pages.
  • Aided the lead developer in creating a Word Press website for the company.
  • Aided senior Front-End web developers in creating web pages with HTML/CSS and JavaScript.
  • Created an initializer website to help speed up development time for an email campaign.
Technologies utilized: Adobe Suite, Sublime Text, FTP Clients (CyberDuck), Command Line (Vim), Version Control (Cornerstone), Microsoft Word and Excel, Email Campaign Services (Campaign Monitor), MAMP, Apache, and WordPress.



  • JavaScript
  • TypeScript
  • HTML
  • CSS

Libraries & Frameworks

  • React
  • Gatsby
  • Angular
  • Node
  • NPM


  • Jest
  • Cypress
  • React Testing Library
  • Enzyme
  • WebPack
  • ESLint


  • Git
  • Figma
  • Vim / Neovim
  • CircleCI
  • Slack


  • AWS
  • Google Cloud
  • Auth0
  • MySQL
  • GraphQL
  • a11y