Tyler Kamstra



I am seeking a stimulating position in software development where I can continue to focus on web-based user interfaces and applications, and develop new and innovative skills.


  • CSS (Including CSS 3)
  • Git version control
  • HTML (Including HTML 5)
  • IIS 7
  • Java
  • JavaScript
  • AJAX
  • AngularJS 1.2/1.3
  • CasperJS
  • PhantomJS
  • Prototype
  • JQuery and JQuery UI
  • Backbone
  • Underscore

  • Microsoft Terminal Server
  • Microsoft SQL
  • MySQL
  • OnTime project tracking
  • Perforce version control
  • PHP
  • Python
  • Scrum Agile Development
  • Subversion
  • Systems Analysis
  • Visual Basic.Net
  • Visual Studio
  • Wikimedia
  • Windows Server 2008 R2


B.S Informatics - Human-Computer Interactions

University of Washington

Graduation: Winter 2012

GPA: 3.24


Software Developer II

F5 Networks

April 2011-Current


  • Work closely with User Experience team to create F5’s new scenario-driven management solution designed to meet specific BIG-IP user needs
  • Participate in UX design and review process; developing and implementing UX designs from start to finish
  • Created a web-based interface using Javascript and a REST data model
  • Migrated user interface from Backbone JS to Angular JS
  • Maintained code quality by creating and maintaining a library of automated tests initially using CasperJS, then migrated to PhantomJS
  • Used SCRUM to rapidly plan and complete projects within limited timeframes
  • Built and maintained UI framework components used by UI teams in Seattle, Lowell, San Jose, and Tel Aviv
  • Subject matter expert in CSS/CSS3
  • Active participant in interview and hiring process for new developers
  • Act as mentor to new team members

Enterprise Manager

  • Expanded management functionality for F5’s Enterprise Manager product using a Java Server Faces UI framework
  • Maintained, updated, and re-implement existing features to meet evolving user needs
  • Proposed and assisted in the design of new features based on assessment of needed functionality

Student Web Producer

University of Washington

Information School

December 2010-April 2011

Centennial Website

  • Constructed and maintained Drupal website for Information School’s centennial events
  • Developed CSS and implemented design provided by centennial panel

Software Developer Intern

Voter Activation Network

June-Sept 2010

“Blast Email” mass email management system

  • Used VB.NET and MSSQL to re-architect a mass-email system to distribute information to political supports
  • Member of a four person Scrum team using rapid prototype and development techniques to resolve performance issues in voter notification system
  • Expanded functionality and optimized performance allowing political campaigners to efficiently distribute mass-mailings to political supporters

 Student Web Developer

University of Washington

Mechanical Engineering Department

June 2008-Dec 2010

External website redesign  (http://www.me.washington,edu)

  • Utilized PHP, CSS, and MySQL to reconstruct, reorganize, and redesign the department’s external website
  • Redesigned site to meet the UW Engineering College’s design standard with optimized and reworked CSS
  • Improve information availability and accessibility on the website for students, faculty, and members of the community

Rebuilt database-driven internal data management website

  • Rebuilt several web tools utilizing PHP, CSS, and MySQL used for management of documents, course information, and room assignments
  • Reconstructed data model for internal system in order to reduce server load, and make database schemas simpler to utilize
  • Created simpler, more useful, more reliable tools for data management

Student Programmer

University of Washington

Resuscitation Outcome Consortium

June 2008-Feb 2009

Clinical trial data site expansion

  • Developed and expanded tools for the collection, management, and study of clinical trial data
  • Used Perl and MySQL to build upon an existing system using subversion to manage collaboration
  • Allowed for simpler visual interpretation and study of trial data

Computer Desk Analyst Intern

Leviton Network Solutions

June-Sept 2009

Facility tech support

  • Provided end user support services for a corporate office of 60+ employees; including os/software updates, patch management, and resolution of security issues
  • Provided regional support for nation-wide corporate LAN, WAN, servers and storage
  • Reduced end user down-time by resolving technical issues