Matthew Brookson

Software Engineer

Passionate about building quality software and user experiences.

Matthew Brookson

Hello

I'm Matthew, a full stack software engineer from Norfolk, UK. Throughout my career so far I have developed a variety of skills working with various technologies related to web and mobile, including front and backend technologies, frameworks, APIs and databases. I have experience ranging from building small websites and apps to building scalable enterprise applications in the cloud.

  • I have a real passion for software.
  • I enjoy learning about architecture and design patterns.
  • I strive to deliver clean, maintainable code and quality user experiences.
  • Although my career has primarily focused around C# and JavaScript, Iā€™m able to adapt my skills to design solutions to interesting problems. I enjoy researching and learning about how other successful companies have solved technical challenges.

Blog

A collation of blog posts. Read about my experiences, tips and things I've learned as a software engineer.

Experience

Senior API Engineerhttps://upsidesaving.com

May 2021 - Present

  • Initial senior engineer responsible for building out parts of the API and some React work on the Partner Dashboard.
  • Working with a variety of tools and technologies, including .NET, Kafka, Docker and React.

Projects

Outside of my professional career I enjoy creating projects of my own. Check out some of my work for previous clients and personal projects.

CB AutoServices

I created a website for a reputable BMW and MINI specialist garage in Essex. The aim was to provide information about services on offer and to make it easy for customers to get in touch. Built with Next.js and Tailwind.CB AutoServices

Allergen Directory

I co-built a fully custom platform for finding places to eat and sharing food reviews for restaurants based on food allergies. Built with ASP.NET Core and Angular, using Elasticsearch for querying a large dataset of restaurants.Allergen Directory

React Simple Hook Modal

A lightweight, simple, hook-based modal library for React. As of 2021 it is consistently getting hundreds of downloads from NPM per week. Built with TypeScript, TSDX and Tailwind.React Simple Hook Modal

Skills

Core skills

C#
.NET Core
JavaScript
TypeScript
Docker
SQL
AWS
Leadership
Software architecture

Other experience

Elasticsearch
Redis
React
React Native
Ionic Framework
Angular

Commonly used tools

GitHub
Jetbrains Rider
Jetbrains DataGrip
Visual Studio Code
Postman
Jira
1Password
Slack
Notion

Get in touch

  • šŸ’» Ā  Need a website?
  • šŸŒ Ā  Need an API?
  • šŸ‘‚ Ā  Need some advice?
  • āœ… Ā  I'm happy to help!
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