Satchel Smidt

Satchel Smidt



Technical Skills/Experience

Programming Languages: JavaScript / Typescript (Node, React, Express) | Python, C# | HTML, CSS | R

Databases: Relational (MySQL, PostgreSQL, Sequelize ORM), NoSQL (MongoDB, Mongoose ORM)

Software Tools: Mobile Development (React Native), Deployment Tools (Heroku), Version Control (Git), API Frameworks (Axios, Ajax), Agile Project Management, Test Driven Development, Data Structures and Algorithms, Bootstrap, JSON



University of Washington, Michael G. Foster School of Business (Seattle, WA)

Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration – Information Systems and Operations Management (June 2019)

3.8 GPA – Departmental Honors Program, Dean’s List (all quarters), Foster Excel Certification

Relevant Coursework: Introduction to Application Programming (C#, Python), Relational Database Management (MySQL), Excel Spreadsheet Modeling, Introduction to Statistical Methods (R), Business Data Communications, Strategic Management


University of Washington Full Stack Software Development Certification (Seattle, WA)

Intensive 6-month MERN stack development course focused on hands on development and algorithmic problem solving. Heavy use of Javascript and frameworks (Node, React, Express), as well as Object Oriented principles in Java.  (Dec. 2019)

Software Projects

Date Night Planner:

Technologies Used – JavaScript (React Native, Node, Express, React), MongoDB, Expo, Axios


·       Group project to create React Native mobile app hosted in Expo to help users plan date nights with significant others

·       Used React Navigation library to link multiple screens together and allow for swiping between pages

·       Integrated Native Base components to build app UI including card swiping mechanism, date/category pickers, login forms

·       Created persistent user login via Google by storing authentication tokens in asynchronous storage

·       Linked user category selections throughout app to self-built API routes hosted on Heroku, storing information on MongoDB


Meal Prepper:

Technologies Used – JavaScript (Node, Express, Passport, JQuery), HTML/CSS, MySQL, Axios, MaterializeCSS


·       Built full stack web app that allows user to plan a schedule of recipes and prep times throughout the week

·       Dynamically display recipe data from Spoonacular API and then display user selected recipes using

·       Used Sequelize ORM to build data models for users, plans, and recipes. Created MySQL database to store and join models

·       Added user authentication using Passport.js to store user email and password and route user to appropriate app pages

·       Built front end UI using components from Materialize CSS, deployed app to Heroku


Professional Experience

Carta (Seattle, WA)

Investor Services – Technical Support Analyst (June 2019 – Present)

• Organize and lead teams in two company-wide hackathon projects. Focused on solving persistent platform issue and improving app navigation, modified code and pushed fix to testing environment, and presented fix to 700+ employees

• Solve bugs in web app code base, using Python and React skills to pinpoint problem areas and fix

• Prioritize and respond to 30+ client requests a day via phone and email, exposing and logging bugs in Jira

• Test new product features and services extensively through product and engineering collaboration, reporting on any issues

• Updated team training plan and tested on new hire. New hire onboarded and active 50% faster than previous hires


University of Washington (Seattle, WA)

Management Accounting & Analysis (MAA) Intern (Jan. 2018 – June 2019)

• Proposed and managed redesign project for department relational database; analyzed and fixed instances of data redundancy, unneeded tables, and inconsistent data entry; recorded changes in self-created change log

• Improved MySQL database functionality for entire office by writing usage guide on navigation and updating processes

• 100% on-time submission rate reached by streamlining Excel templates for budget reports

• Built Excel graphs tracking 2019 metrics (cross-functional trainings, LEAN trainings, and office goals)

• Designed and built office recognition board based on LEAN principles, improving team participation and moral


  • Agile Project Management
  • AJAX
  • Axios
  • bash
  • Bootstrap
  • C#
  • css
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Express
  • Git
  • Heroku
  • html
  • JavaScript/Typescript
  • JSON
  • Mobile Development
  • MongoDB
  • Mongoose ORM
  • MySql
  • Node
  • NoSQL Databases
  • PostgreSQL
  • Python
  • R
  • React
  • React Native
  • Relational Databases
  • RESTful API Frameworks
  • Sequelize ORM
  • Test Driven Development
  • Updated 3 years ago

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