garrettwilkin.me

A technologist seeking meaningful work, challenging problems, and an inspiring team.

Certifications

AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate

Work

Current

Previous

Most Recent Project

Web System Migration

Tools

My typical tools of choice include:

Open source matters. I feel a deep sense of gratitude to the open source communities that have produced many of the applications I use in the solutions I build. I look forward to making my first open source contribution this year.

Remote Work

I worked remotely from the countryside of Maine for 4 years before accepting my current full time on site office workplace role.

I prefer to use google hangouts, docs, slack and other apps for collaborating both in real-time and asynchronously with my colleagues and clients.

I love the freedom to live where I choose, and have seen the efficiencies that the remote collaboration workflow can bring.

I learned from experience that working remotely works better for me when I work from an office that is not also my home.

Contact

Drop me a line, I'd love to hear from you.

Conferences

Infrequently Asked Questions

If you could have one super power (and only one), which one would you choose?

If I could have one and only one super power, it would be the ability to wield stone through telekenesis. Stone is a long term material. It is sturdy and will stand the test of time. I seek to create a lasting postive effect on the world, and that's why this super power appeals to me. Which one would you choose?

Tell me about a time when you encouraged the adoption of a new tool to a set of users?

When I arrived at the BDN, there were a few things that stood out to me as ready for change. To put this in context, working at the BDN would be my third full time position since graduating with my Computer Science degree. Initially I worked