Justin Adkins

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Fullstack DevOps engineer with years of professional experience. Excels at leading finding concise, elegant solutions to complicated problems. Cat dad. Lover of Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, and all things politics.

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  • Title Icon Senior Software Engineer
  • Calendar icon February 2022 - Present
  • World icon Remote/New York, NY USA
  • Working to build the best tools for developers to analyze, report on, and optimize cloud costs.

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  • Title Icon Founder
  • Calendar icon Oct 2017 - Present
  • World icon Columbus, OH USA
  • Built Hubble, a campaign management platform to help candidates and community organizations run winning campaigns with efficient voter outreach.
  • Designed and open-sourced Hermes, an application that handles logging and routing emails to AWS.
  • Created e-commerce site for client where customers book workshops and pick DIY projects to be built. Credit Card and PayPal processing handled by Braintree.
  • Use Kubernetes and HashiCorp products to provide affordable technical solutions to local governments, businesses, and political candidates.

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  • Title Icon Senior Software Engineer
  • Calendar icon July 2021 - February 2022
  • World icon Remote/San Francisco, CA USA
  • Collaborate with Product Managers as a member of the internal tools team to coordinate the improve- ment of an event-driven architecture.
  • Blocked automated bot traffic and encouraged users to upgrade to the latest version of their browsers.
  • Increased employee productivity 48% by improving the efficiency in which customers jobs that required manual intervention or follow-up where identified and resolved.

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  • Title Icon Software Developer
  • Calendar icon May 2018 - July 2021
  • World icon Remote/Columbus, OH USA
  • Designed, implement, and maintain Rails applications in a microservice environment for the CoverMyMeds product line
  • Drove increase in annual recurring revenue by coordinating with analytics team and running user A/B experiments across various product features.
  • Assumed ownership of a large and complex legacy codebase written in an unfamiliar language. Improved existing code while also adding new features, enhancements, and tests.
  • Researched business logic across multiple services and discovered a change that allowed a features rollout to increase from 4% to 68% of userbase.
  • Lead team in analyzing applications and features for risks; After identifying more than 50, coordinated with engineering manager and product owners to prioritize fixes and mitigate risks to under 10.

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  • Title Icon Software Development Specialist 4
  • Calendar icon Nov 2013 - May 2018
  • World icon Columbus, OH USA
  • Lead a team of full-time developers and consultants
  • Gathered requirements for, designed, and implemented enterprise-level systems. Systems were composed of internal and external networks used by people throughout the department and State of Ohio.
  • Rewrote legacy systems into efficient modern systems. Simplified process workflows and automated manual tasks performed by employees as much as possible.
  • Mentored fellow developers and interns, delegate and prioritize tasks, track progress and reviewed their final products on a daily basis.
Position History
  • Software Development Specialist 4
    Jan 2017 - May 2018
  • Software Development Specialist 3
    Oct 2015 - Jan 2017
  • Software Development Specialist 2
    Oct 2014 - Oct 2015
  • Software Development Specialist 1
    Apr 2014 - Oct 2014
  • College Intern
    Nov 2013 - Apr 2014

All my work is done under the name MythCoders. Work done on behalf of clients can be viewed at MythCoders.


Closed Source

The all-in-one solution for your campaigns contact management, financial accounting, and communication needs.

Started in 2019 as the database my website used to store form submissions. Hubble grew into a powerhouse after a friends congressional campaign implemented it.

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Open Source

Rails API for logging emails and then sending them to AWS Simple Email Service for delivery. Supports multiple API clients and tracking emails sent by each client.

I created it for use at MythCoders but it's a great tool for any person/org that needs to log emails before sending them to AWS.

View GitHub repo
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Newby for Congress

  • World icon US Congress - OH 15th District
  • Calendar icon 2020
  • User icon Campaign Senior Advisor

Adkins for Ohio

  • World icon Ohio State Senate - 16th District
  • Calendar icon 2019-2020
  • User icon Candidate
  • Languages
    • Ruby
    • C#
    • JavaScript
    • PHP
  • Frameworks
    • Rails
    • Vue.js
    • Stimulus
  • Data Storage
    • PostgreSQL
    • MySQL
    • Microsoft SQL
    • Redis
  • Tooling
    • Docker
    • Kubernetes
    • Ansible
    • GitHub
    • GitLab