Vincent Prouillet

Senior Software Engineer | | | Download resume


I am a developer with an entrepreneurial mind and a good eye for UX.
I have experience working on projects with myself being the unique engineer as well as working within teams of multiple developers.


Senior Staff Software Engineer, One Codex -> Invitae— Remote — 2019-2022

  • Development of a genomes portal in Next.js for the frontend and GraphQL in Flask for the backend.
  • Research and development (Rust) of a distributed genomic database using succinct Debruijn graphs and compressed bitvectors. Deployment with Kubernetes and Helm.
  • Rewrite of backend tools in Rust: focus on reliability and performance.

Freelancer— Remote — 2017-2019

  • rewrite of map viewer (2/3 lines of code, 1/4 gzipped size), rewrite of Android app in Kotlin, cleanup and improvement of the main Django site.
  • worked on the new frontend in Vue/GraphQL, cleanup and improvement of the Django backend

Director, We Are Wizards — London/Remote — 2014-2018

  • Co-founded tech agency making MVPs for clients
  • Developed our own product, Proppy, to make our proposal writing experience better wearing all hats: user testing, development, customer support.

Contractor — London/Remote — 2014

Django developer, Timetric — London — 6 months

  • Improvement/bug fixing of Excel <=> Postgres data transfers
  • Optimised a machine learning pipeline and Elasticsearch queries
  • Postgres tuning

Front-end developer, Service Trade — Remote — 2 months

  • Added features/design to the tablet version of the app in EmberJS

Django/JavaScript/Go developer, Green Man Gaming — London — 2013-2014

  • Maintained and improved the Green Man Gaming shop and Playfire (Django + jQuery)
  • Main developer of Playfire 4 Web: third-party javascript to interact with Playfire via widgets such as comments and Want button
  • Developed a Steam scraper in Go
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Technical skills

Rust, Python, JavaScript/TypeScript