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👋 Hi, I’m Simmon Li!

(pronounced Simon)

I’m a full stack Rails developer who is driven and independent with a high aptitude for learning. I strive for excellence while building software. I’m a great communicator around technical topics and love teaching and talking about tech.


Software Engineer, Fulltime · Switch Growth

November 2023 - present
Deliver production code across all areas of the application

Software Developer, Fulltime · Sierra Rails

March 2023 - November 2023
Delivered high quality production code across all areas of the application including: architectural changes that significantly reduced error rates (~60%); a full test suite which reduced change failure rates; development and re-integration of a critical user flow while moving across the stack in support of business and engineering goals; a new microservice to enhance application search features; and improved data consistency through new features and user workflows

Individual Contributor, On-call · The Agency of Learning

February 2023 - present
Supported delivery of usability improvements related to jQuery Datatables in conjunction with other developers; improved user permissions policy to ensure security between tenants; and, improved the application job dispatch to utilize a unit-testable service to improve confidence and testability.

Individual Contributor, Volunteer · The Odin Project

October 2021 - present
Contributed improvements and new lessons to the curriculum, including lessons on setting up a local development environment as well as guidance on Git best practices and support tooling. Delivered bug fixes on the web application and community management bot.