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Melkam Filate


Previous positions

  • Risk Analyst at Santa Barbara Tax Products Group
  • Sales Associate at Best Buy


University at Buffalo, Bachelor’s Degree, Management Information System




I am a web developer specializing in Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, React.js and HTML/CSS. I have a passion for web development and problem-solving. I’m always looking to improve my skills, whether that’s adding features to my existing projects, developing new ones from scratch, or learning a new language/library/framework. Detail oriented full stack developer seeking a challenging position in the tech industry. As an innovative solution seeker, I’m excited to optimize my experience and skills to significantly contribute to any organization at the deployment phase of my new career as a web developer.


  • Software Engineer


    May 2019 – Present(5 months)San Diego, California

  • Full Stack Web Developer

    LEARN Academy

    February 2019 – Present(8 months)

    Over 480 hours of a fully immersed, hands-on full-stack web development experience with a direct focus on programming language including: JavaScript, Ruby, HTML5, CSS3, and PostgreSQL while using frameworks focused on React.JS and Rails. Behavior Driven Development and Test Development.

  • Risk Analyst

    Santa Barbara Tax Products Group

    February 2018 – February 2019(1 year)Greater San Diego Area

    • Perform risk and control assessment, related both operational and compliance risks and vendor viability assessment. • Created reports using MySQL to analyst all taxpayers and ERO. • Implement and oversee the third party monitoring program, including program monitoring for tax professionals. • Prepared written complaint summaries for the Program Operations Manager

  • Sales Associate

    Best Buy

    November 2016 – September 2017(10 months)Buffalo, New York

  • Customer Service

    Allpro Parking, LLC

    March 2013 – November 2016(3 years 8 months)Buffalo/Niagara, New York Area

    I was responsible for the e safety of over 300 vehicles during any given shift by monitoring via manual walkabouts and video. Gained customer service, accounting experience and organizational skills by counting money, locking it up safely, delivering change to customers

  • Resident Counselor

    Summer Discovery

    June 2014 – August 2014(2 months)Baltimore, Maryland Area

    Counsels high school students in a pre- college enrichment program and assists in providing a safe environment for residents. Also advises students on effective time management skills. Plans recreational and social activities for students to meet other residents and also explore the city of Baltimore.



  • English

    Full professional proficiency

  • Amharic

    Native or bilingual proficiency

Skills & Expertise

  • Information Management
  • Leadership
  • JavaScript
  • CSS
  • Git
  • Bootstrap
  • Time Management
  • PostgreSQL
  • React.js
  • Databases
  • Ruby
  • Jest
  • Team Leadership
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Public Speaking
  • RSpec
  • Web Development
  • Pair Programming
  • Customer Service
  • Test Driven Development
  • Teamwork
  • HTML5
  • Github
  • Team Building
  • Debugging
  • Amharic
  • Problem Solving
  • MySQL
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Organization Skills
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Full-Stack Development
  • Testing
  • Behavior-Driven Development (BDD)
  • Social Networking
  • SQL

Volunteer Experience & Causes

Causes Melkam cares about:

  • Children
  • Civil Rights and Social Action
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Human Rights
  • Science and Technology