Michael Mentele

Full Stack Web Developer


I am a tool agnostic full stack developer currently working with Ruby and Javascript but with prior exposure to C/C++, C#, Python and others. Most recently I co-created Open Source Watch (OSW); a Ruby application tracking the top 100,000 repositories to find the 'heroes of open-source.' If you only have a few moments, checkout the ToC from the link above.


Open Source Watch

Dec. 2016 - Present

Tracking Open-Source Contributions
  • 16+ scraper processes across 8 servers
  • 2,000,000+ requests per day
  • CLI app for centralized monitoring and control
  • Query time from 50s to 200ms with materialized views
  • Hashed repeat jobs for granular control over job frequency
  • Stack: Digitial Ocean, Redis, Ruby, Rails, jQuery, Postgres

Schweitzer Engineering Labs

Associate Power Engineer in R&D

2013 - 2014

Authored specs, tests, and embedded control logic for critical infrastructure of international and domestic clients e.g. Saudi Aramco and PG&E.
• Created 3+ new protection logic specifications and 10+ functional tests
• Performed and/or automated 50+ functional tests across 10+ projects
• Identified and owned 70+ logged system issues

Schweitzer Engineering Labs

Electrical Engineering Intern


Grokked and automated testing for a 26-page piece of reclosing logic interacting with multiple sub systems written by premier engineer while testing a new software tool resulting in a role created on graduation.



Simple Contacts - Create contacts, search them, edit them, delete them. Built with Backbone.js

Mrello Client - Backbone.js Trello-like client with drag and drop.


TinyUrl - Design project. View README for thought process.

Sinatra Todos - Manage lists.

Mrello API - Rails 5 RESTful API serving JWT secured JSON.


C# Unity Games - Cloned games like Space Defender.

Katas - 100+ DS & Algorithms problems and coding exercises.

Ruby Gems Scraper - Scrapes gems with valid github pages.



Washington State - Pullman, Wa

BS, Electrical Engineering — President's Honor Roll

• Successfully led multi-national senior design team for Avista Utilities.

Michael Mentele — michaelrmentele@gmail.com — 206 618 4282