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Joel Griffith

Staff Software Engineer

Pittsburgh, PA


  • Email Joeljoel@joel-griffith.com
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  • CEO

    Grim Thinking Games

    Oct 2019 - Present

  • Staff Software Engineer, Backend


    Pittsburgh, PA

    Sep 2016 - Oct 2019

  • Full-stack Software Engineer


    Pittsburgh, PA

    May 2013 - Sep 2016

    Designed, developed, and coordinated the release of a new payment processing engine to support complex orders involving multiple forms of payment

    Created an asynchronous, real-time conditional task engine which enabled ticket sellers to have actions performed on their behalf

    Designed and developed an ETL framework for fetching, converting, storing, and querying analytics data from various sources

    Worked with UI/UX team to create multiple data visualization products utilizing D3

  • Software Test Engineer Intern


    Monroeville, PA

    May 2012 - Aug 2012

    Performed regression tests on teleconferencing hardware and software

    Built and open-sourced an experimental automated testing framework based on the Project Sikuli library

  • Computer Science Tutor

    University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg

    Greensburg, PA

    Sep 2010 - May 2011

    Met with students individually on a weekly basis throughout the fall and spring semesters for private tutoring sessions


  • University of Pittsburgh

    B.S. Computer Science

    2009 - 2013

    Summa Cum Laude