Caelan Borowiec




Open Source

GitHub Projects

BitBucket Projects


For more than ten years I have worked on both frontend and backend projects at startups, mid-size private businesses, and large non-profit organizations. I am accomplished working solo or with a team, and my responsibilities have encompassed end-user support, departmental management, and infrastructure administration. In addition to my programming and leadership experience, I have training in graphics design and web accessibility.


Principal Software Engineer @ FM Expressions

Pittsburgh, PA (remote)

June 2019 - Present

  • Significantly improved manufacturing times and reduced waste by developing a suite of industry-leading tools, automation solutions, and bespoke digital work queues for our product pipeline.
  • Worked directly with company leadership to develop vital business analytics tools used to evaluate employee performance, track production metrics, view customer purchasing trends, and other important data ingestion.
  • Maintained the company’s primary e-commerce platform and provided support and training to other members of the development team.

Consultant Developer & Reverse Engineer @ Unikrn

Darlinghurst, NSW, Australia (remote)

January 2012 – Present

  • Developed in-game advertisement software fundamental to the company’s core product.
  • Reverse engineered third-party game client software and worked with game engine developers to maximize advertisement exposure without detracting from the game experience.

Lead Software Engineer @ Pittsburgh Quantum Institute, University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

May 2012 – June 2019

  • Designed and developed multiple sophisticated Drupal-based web platforms to replace deprecated websites.
  • Authored custom themes and modules to streamline editor workflows, directly integrate with third-party services for helpdesk, newsletters, custom workflows, and optimize a small team to work efficiently.
  • Architected a video broadcast studio and portable A/V operations for a number of major events with live streaming integration to the websites.


Web Publishing, AAS @ Westmoreland County Community College

Youngwood, PA

March 2011 - March 2014 (GPA: 4.0)

  • Minors: Graphics design, digital marketing, computer information security.
  • WCCC President's List for Scholastic Achievement honoree: Spring 2011, and Fall 2011.


Panelist @ Tech Elevator Software Bootcamp

  • I periodically speak on student-attended panels as part of the curriculum to provide insight into what it's like to be a professional software engineer.

Open Source Developer @ AlliedModders Developer Community

  • Authored and published more than 62 open-source projects for the Valve Source Engine with many modules becoming popular in the community, while concurrently serving as a code quality and security reviewer.