charlie groll.


Work history

Staff Frontend Engineer


June 2021 – Present

  • Mentored early-career developers
  • Product/growth engineer, 90%+ in Javascript and the rest in Ruby/RoR
  • Project and technical leadership, including discovery/PoCs, planning, and execution
  • In every Slack channel; generally a dot-connector and organizational glue

Senior Web Developer - Web Application Platform


July 2019 – May 2021

  • Full-stack Javascript developer for various intricate build systems with a mind for backwards-compatibility, developer experience, and product/ecosystem goals
  • Point of contact for people of varying levels of technical expertise across the organization

Senior Web Developer - Web Product


August 2017 – July 2019

  • Developed components for some of the biggest utility websites in the country
  • Championed adaptation of and migration to React
  • Work closely with product owners to turn feature requests into reality
  • Technical Javascript lead for team- and larger, Web Product-wide initiatives
  • Unofficially mentored early-career developers
  • Organizational glue for all things Web Product

Lead UI Developer and Team Lead

Verizon Wireless

June 2012 – July 2017

  • Led a team of 7 developers in orchestrating redesign and re-architecture of the eCommerce site with React/Redux
  • Built intimate relationships with business stakeholders, accessibility experts, and visual designers
  • Re-architected the UI development stack for MyVerizon with AngularJS from jQuery/JSP logic



Rutgers University

B.A. Information Technology and Informatics, Psychology

Minor: Computer Science

May 2012