Sam Morgan

Senior Software Engineer

About Me

Engineer with a proven track record of organizing user and business needs into scalable, durable, and user-friendly solutions. Heavily focused on pay-it-forward style production code that is clean, maintainable, and modular.


Lightmatter, Inc.

Senior Software Engineer

Remote • Feb. 2022 - Feb. 2023

Senior engineer at a health tech focused software consulting agency leading development of startup client projects and open-source packages.

Python Django Postgres Typescript Alpine.js React HTMX Tailwind CSS Jinja

  • Continuous contribution and planning for open-source project template, django-hydra. Work included refactoring test suite to use Pytest, automating CI/CD with GitHub actions and dependabot, converting existing automations to work on any OS, and innumerable small contributions and bugfixes.
  • Contributed to Farewell Fax, Lightmatter’s job board service.
  • Lead engineer for Zest, a telehealth dermatology clinic.
  • Lead engineer for replacement of Health Tech Nerds application.
  • Author and maintainer for the open-source Python API wrapper welkin-health.
  • Author and maintainer for the open-source Django app django-welkin.
  • Paired with and continuously mentored 3-5 engineers as part of grooming for engineering management position.

Plugable Technologies

Software Developer

Remote • Jan. 2014 - Feb. 2022

Lead developer at an e-commerce startup. Roles included Software Developer, Product Owner, CNC Machinist, Graphic Designer, and Inventory Manager. Started as sixth member of company. Ended as second-most senior employee.

Python SQL AWS Google Cloud Google Apps Script Arduino

  • Upgraded Plugdebug, company’s Python-based debug tool.
  • Created Amazon AWS and MWS automations using Python.
  • Developed mission-critical spreadsheets for pricing, sales, and ad data.
  • Designed and implemented an ESP8266-based physical access control system.
  • Oversight on many SDE intern projects.
  • Translated all existing Python software from Python 2 to 3.

Discount Divers Supply

System Administrator

Seattle, WA • 2013 - 2014

Expansive responsibilities as a System Administrator, SCUBA technician, and Sales Associate

  • Managed three POS/inventory systems.
  • Recommended and implemented hardware upgrades.
  • Trained sales staff on use of systems.
  • SCUBA Technician: Repaired, certified, and sold SCUBA equipment.

The Computer Shop

Computer Repair Technician

Renton, WA • 2005 - 2013

  • Built, managed, and maintained computer and network systems for offices ranging from 4 – 20 employees.
  • Consulted with home-use customers. Recommended and installed upgrades post-consultation.

Fletcher Contracting

Construction Laborer

Molalla, OR • 2004 - 2005


Western Governors University

B.S. Software Development

Graduated January 2021


  • CIW Advanced HTML5 and CSS3 Specialist
  • CIW User Interface Designer
  • CIW Web Design Professional
  • CIW Web Design Specialist
  • CIW Web Foundations Associate
  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Project+
  • ITIL Foundation
  • MTA: Windows OS Fundamentals


Washington Trails Association

I volunteer with the WTA to help build and maintain hiking trails around western Washington.

A Little More About Me

In my free time, I can most often be found working on my 1920s Craftsman house. The only thing that works in an old house is the owner! I also enjoy hiking, tinkering with electronics, and working on my project cars.