About

Hi, I'm Elizabeth! I'm a full-stack engineer with a passion for learning. I love to problem-solve, and enjoy a good challenge. I am currently living in Louisiana with my husband and children. My current office-mate is our sassy tuxedo cat, Oscar. When I'm not at my computer, I enjoy reading, watching documentaries, and being a soccer mom.

My latest project, Pioneer, involved designing and implementing a distributed system in order to support feature management for organizations transitioning from a monolith to microservices architecture. Click below to learn more.

Elizabeth Tackett

Pioneer

Pioneer is an open-source feature management tool that is intended to handle an organization's transition from a monolith to a microservices architecture.

Pioneer provides users with granular control over the roll out of new features or services. Engineers can toggle a feature on/off or update its rollout percentage, and have that change reflected in the behavior of their application in real-time with no need for re-deployment.

Pioneer's main feature management application leverages a React/Redux frontend with an Express backend and Postgres database. NATS JetStream is used for asynchronous, fault-tolerant messaging, and a Node.js daemon handles the distribution of flag data via server-sent events. Pioneer offers three server-side SDKs for use within the user's application- Ruby, Node.js, and Golang.

Please check out Pioneer's case study for more details.

Cloudbeam

Built with Rails, Postgres, AWS S3, AWS Cloudfront, and Mailgun

Cloudbeam implements secure temporary cloud storage and the batch distribution of files that are too large for e-mail. Automated distribution of secure signed download URLs and the tracking of file activity ensures that only a file's intended recipients will be able to access it.

Education / Certifications

  • B.B.A. Management

    Marshall University - 3.7 GPA
    May 2011

  • B.S. Computer Science

    Oregon State University - 3.9 GPA
    In progress

  • Certified Cloud Practitioner

    Amazon Web Services
    April 2021

Open-Source Software

  • Homebrew

    Implemented the logic for the brew bump command

  • node-emoji

    Review and merge contributor pull requests

  • Public Lab - Plots 2

    Refactor existing Ruby on Rails codebase with a focus on improving maintainability and readability

Recognition

  • 1st Place Winner
    Scribe

    BeaverHacks Summer 2020

    Scribe is a transcription web app, allowing students to upload or provide a link to a lecture video. The app will generate a pdf of screenshots and the accompanying text to download or email.
    Built with Flask, jQuery, Bootstrap, MoviePy, SendGrid, and more.

  • 1st Place Winner
    The Reading Room

    BeaverHacks Spring 2020

    The Reading Room is a web app built with Node.js, Express, Handlbars, Bootstrap, MySQL, PeerJS, and jQuery. The app provides a virtual read aloud room for users who are socially distanced. Users communicate through visual and audio streaming, and are provided a selection of over 50 fairytales to choose from.

  • 2nd Place Winner
    Out of Thyme

    BeaverHacks Spring 2019

    A web application built with HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap4, jQuery, JavaScript, Google Firebase, and Google's Web-Speech API. The project, Out of Thyme, is a cooking companion that automatically sets timers for the user and audibly guides the user through each step of recipes stored in the firestore.

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