Aaron LaBrie

senior software engineer aaron@aaronlabrie.com

Aaron LaBrie



  • TypeScript, JavaScript, ES6+
  • React, Redux, GraphQL
  • Accessibility, Performance, SEO
  • Golang, Node
  • Docker, Kubernetes
  • AWS, Terraform


Varsity Tutors

Senior Software Engineer, Current Role

  • Lead UI engineer for ecommerce side of a digital education platform
  • Worked closely with design, product, and executive stakeholders to reduce customer friction
  • Developed standards for company-wide GitHub Actions usage and led the migration from the legacy CI/CD platform
  • Led adoption of TypeScript to improve code safety and developer experience

Senior Software Engineer

  • Greenfield front-end development on highly-interactible site designed for streaming videogame content
  • Iterated with design and product on taking features from MVP to highly-polished and shippable states
  • Implemented performant, accessible, and localized component libraries
  • Designed and maintained infrastructure and deployments
  • Collaborated on design and implementation of backend features and services
  • Led internal engineering summit designed to help reduce knowledge silos between teams
Return Path

Senior Software Engineer, Technical Lead: 2018 - 2019

  • Lead engineer on multi-application consumer product initiative
  • Balanced business needs, product direction, design considerations, and engineering capability
  • Designed and maintained infrastructure and deployments
  • Advised other engineering teams on technology use and best practices
  • Mentored and developed skills of team members; interviewed prospective hires

Software Engineer: 2015 - 2018

  • Led front-end development of React/Golang applications serving over one million users
  • Developed features and tools for an API with over four million users
  • Led R&D projects such as generating GRPC clients from Protocol Buffers
  • Mentored and trained junior engineers across the stack
  • Evaluated front-end technologies/practices for long-term use
  • Designed and maintained open-source API client libraries
  • Rebuilt and modernized legacy user-facing applications
Tradelogic Corporation

Software Developer: 2013 - 2015

  • Led front-end development of Angular/Node applications
  • Designed and maintained Wordpress sites, themes, and plugins
  • Developed libraries and SDKs for internal use
  • Performed usability testing and made UX improvements on existing software
Austin Baroque Orchestra

Technology Director: 2013 - Current

  • Board member and technical director for a local non-profit baroque orchestra
  • Site administration, online ticket sales, and day-of logistics
  • Musical skills limited to appreciation only