Ben Saufley

Engineering Leader

Résumé (pdf)


Momentum Commerce 2022 - Present
Director, Frontend Engineering Remote

Principal engineer and manager of frontend team for internal and consumer-facing applications for analysis of online retail and marketing data. Consult on broader tech team architectural and DX efforts. Building in TypeScript Preact backed by PHP with Laravel and Python with FastAPI.


Triplebyte 2021 – 2022
Senior Software Engineer Remote

Small team of product engineers working in React, TypeScript, and Ruby on Rails.


EverQuote, Inc 2013 – 2021
Principal Engineer Cambridge, MARemote (Aug 2019)


Quickly developed into a full-stack subject matter expert for a large portion of the company’s consumer-facing code and infrastructure. Technical/architectural leadership, code review and standards, and career growth support. Led the development of microservices that replaced the front end of a legacy Rails monolith, significantly improving technical and business metrics, with Go and isomorphic React in TypeScript. Helped to lay the foundations and launch Kotlin-based third-party APIs with embeddable React widgets.


Millennium Partners Sports Club Management, LLC 2009 – 2013
Online Marketing Designer & Developer Boston, MA

Sole in-house developer and digital designer. Independently designed, developed, and sent thousands of emails weekly to club members, employees, and prospects. Managed web pages and applications, creating and maintaining database-backed solutions for member communications and class scheduling.


Emerson College 2009
MA, Global Marketing Communication & Advertising Boston, MA

Savannah College of Art & Design 2007
BFA, Animation Savannah, GA


Languages: Proficient in Go, Node.js, TypeScript/JavaScript, MySQL, Postgres, HTML (HAML, Pug, Slim), CSS (SASS, PostCSS), PHP, Ruby, and bash/zsh. Experience with Kotlin, Java, Python, Swift and MongoDB.


Proficient in Webpack and Babel, React/Preact/JSX, Styled Components, Redux, Jest, Next.js, Mocha/Chai, jQuery, Ruby on Rails, Rspec/Capybara, Wordpress, Express.js and Sinatra. Experience in Spring and Ktor.

Proficient in Git, Windows and Mac environments, Docker and Kubernetes, AWS and GCP. Manage infrastructure via web UIs and CLI as well as Helm and Terraform. Develop in Visual Studio Code, RubyMine, and Xcode for Swift. Analytics in DataDog and Grafana via Prometheus & Loki. Design in Adobe Creative Cloud suite, Sketch, Figma. Office suites are no problem. Use vim when handy, but no hjkl – arrow keys exist for a reason.

References available upon request