Hello, I'm Jarod Stewart

Software Engineering Manager | Startup Engineer | Serverless Addict | Always learning | Fun Lovin' Guy

Boulder, Colorado


AWS & Serverless
Micro-Service Architecture
Event-Driven Architecture
Agile Methodologies
Tech Leadership
People Management

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Jarod Stewart is a growth-minded servant leader that aligns opportunities with goals and diligently learns from failures. He is a highly skilled Engineering Leader with over ten years of professional software engineering experience and a strong background in managing teams in fast-paced startup environments.

He is passionate about making a positive impact through technology. As a growth-minded leader, he builds and scales engineering teams, ensures high-quality code, and fosters creativity. In his downtime, Jarod enjoys learning new technologies and exploring innovative ways to enhance engineering processes.

Outside of work, Jarod spends time with his family, fly-fishing, snowboarding, and enjoying all that Colorado has to offer.

Advising and growing engineering teams

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I studied and worked at...


Software Engineering Advisor

Developing and scaling Suite's Platform

Nia Growth

October 2022 - PRESENT

Principal Serverless Platform Engineer

Developing and scaling Suite's Platform

Suite Studio

October 2022 - March 2023

Software Engineering Manager

Growing teams & engineers

  • Giving engineers & tech leads the tools, confidence, and motivation to make wise decisions.
  • Maintain a balance between building sustainable high-impact projects and shipping quickly.
  • Instilling best practices and providing coaching and mentorship.


July 2019 - February 2022

Senior Software Engineer

I built features and tools from thought to production. Was an early champion of Agile Methodologies, TDD, CI/CD, and instilling engineering best practices.

  • Typescript with GraphQL & Serverless
  • DynamoDB
  • Jest
  • CI/CD, CircleCI


July 2017 - July 2019

Senior Software Engineer

Designing and Architecting new serverless microservice architecture for ease of product development.

Created design proposals for new microservice based architecture that allowed the company be more agile in new product development.

Developed Simple Energy's Rebates as a Service, improving margins and cutting costs by implementing on AWS Lambda with Zappa.

Simple Energy

January 2017 - July 2017

Software Engineer

Building features and tools from thought to production.

  • Python, Django, Flask
  • Celery, RabitMQ, Redis
  • JavaScript, Gulp
  • Postgres, MySQL, NoSQL

Simple Energy

March 2016 – January 2017

Software Engineer

Building features and tools from thought to production.

  • Ruby on Rails
  • Angular
  • Coffeescript
  • Postgres
  • Redis
  • Sidekiq
  • Heroku


December 2014 – November 2015

Software Engineer

Creating SendGrid Internal tools and services.

  • Ruby on Rails
  • TDD
  • MySQL
  • Getting my toes wet with Go


October 2013 – November 2014

Associate Software Engineer

Created tools and processes to efficiently scale customer support efforts while also providing excellent customer service by responding to technical support requests.


February 2013 – October 2013

Co-Founder and Backend Engineer

Winston is your well-informed friend who reports the news you care about from your social streams and favorite news feeds. He delivers personalized news and social content as a narrated, audiovisual presentation that you can enjoy on your iPhone.

We used Node.js and MongoDB.

We were accepted into DreamIt Venture's NYC 2012 startup accelerator program.

  • REST API design in Node.js
  • MongoDB architecture
  • AWS (EC2, S3, Route53, etc.)
  • Social Network APIs (fb, twitter)
  • Agile dev environment
  • News aggregation and abstract generation
  • Experienced with many other APIs. (ESPN, Wunderground, Yahoo misc., Google misc., etc.)

Reactor Labs

October 2011 – November 2012

Test Automation Student Contractor

Designed and enhanced internal web based applications and test tools in ASP.NET, PHP, Javascript and XSL/XML.

Programmed with in-house test scripting language and Java to stress-test high-performance storage systems.

Test Automation Lab Administrator, duties included: maintaining documents, maintenance, troubleshooting hardware and software errors, installations, orders and developed a web-based tool to manage hardware and power consumption.

I used and learned a lot of tools: Java, PHP, ASP.NET, Javascript, XML/XSL

LSI Corporation

August 2008 – May 2010


Bachelors of Arts in Economics

Studying Economics allowed me to develop my analytical skills and allowed me to continue playing around with computer science stuff on the side, from my internship at LSI to many different programming classes.

University of Colorado at Boulder


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