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Thomas James Byers

Software Developer | Manchester

Skills / Technologies

  • Javascript
  • Typescript
  • React
  • Redux
  • NodeJS




Senior Developer
November 2021 - May 2022

Senior developer on the AI investments team which uses machine learning to inform investment decisions. Worked on a React front end and a custom component library. Tech Stack: Typescript, React, Redux, Storybook, Webpack, Redux-Saga, NodeJS, Jest, Git, CodeCommit.

Sharp Gaming


Lead Developer
May 2020 - November 2021

Was a team lead responsible for line managing several other developers and provided technical leadership and mentoring to front end developers throughout the company. Responsible for interviewing potential new hires and creating training and onboarding materials in addition to development work. The platform is a replacement for the legacy Betfred platform and includes a React frond end as well as several NodeJS microservices. Tech Stack: React, Redux, Typescript, NodeJS, SQL, Jest, Aphrodite, Git, Docker, Helm, Kubernetes, AWS, Jenkins, Next.js, Razzle, Websockets, Polka.

Degree 53


React Web Developer
January 2019 - March 2020

Working on the Sharp Gaming platform which was eventually spun out into a separate company.


Salford Quays
Greater Manchester

Front End React Developer
February 2017 - December 2018

Worked on several JavaScript services including a React front end to monitor data integrity, a React front end for a broadcasting automation service, a React sales demo to showcase data and streaming integration, and data driven graphical overlays for broadcasting streams including web streaming and satellite broadcasting utilizing both React and vanilla JavaScript. Also pitched in to help with automation testing using a Java/Cucumber/Selenium stack and worked to containerise some services. Tech Stack: Git, React, Redux, Jest, Webpack, Docker, Cucumber.

Fluent Money

Greater Manchester

Software Developer
September 2015 - February 2017

Worked on an internal front for a personal loan quotation comparison tool using the Durandal MVVM framework and a React front end for a white label personal loan quotation service which was used on the RAC website. Tech Stack: Git, Typescript, React, Redux, Node, MongoDB, Express, Gulp, Webpack, Durandal, RequireJS, KnockoutJS Jasmine, Mocha, SASS, CSS Modules, Selenium.

PMC Telecom

Greater Manchester

Front End Developer
June 2015 - September 2015

Worked as the company’s first internal developer responsible for insourcing the e-commerce platform which was a modified version of osCommerce built using SQL, PHP, MooTools, and vanilla JavaScript. Tech Stack: Sass, Grunt, Javascript, Git, MySQL, PHP, osCommerce.



Web Developer
May 2015

Working with the graphic design team to implement static web sites.


Greater Manchester

Junior Developer
July 2014 - April 2015

Worked on the front end for insurance quotation apps for various high profile clients including most major supermarkets and well known car insurance brands. Tech Stack: Javascript, LESS, Bootstrap, SVN, Selenium, JSTL, Velocity.