Hire me: I'm currently looking for short- or medium-term contract work in London or remote — if you're interested, please get in touch at russ@garrett.co.uk.

I'm a generalist software developer, systems architect, and operations engineer. I've built and maintained infrastructure for the likes of Last.fm, Smarkets, and IRCCloud. I've also consulted for the UK Government Digital Service.

I specialise in:

  • Designing software, system, and network architectures.
  • Building scalable and highly available databases with PostgreSQL and Cassandra.
  • Improving development and deployment systems to deliver high-quality software fast.
  • Building and improving monitoring systems to detect problems early.

For more information, take a look at my LinkedIn profile.