Will Clarke


Hello, I’m Will

I’m a software engineer based in the middle of rural Dorset (UK) 🚜🌾🌿

I’ve worked remotely for a couple of years now 💻⚡

I live in a house made of mud (fancily called ‘cob’) without any central heating. 🛖🔥



River Island - Distribution Center - Tech Lead

September 2021 - Present. Golang

River Island is a leading UK High Street fashion retailer

River Island - Wholesale - Software Engineer

August 2020 - September 2021 (1 year). Golang

SMC Gateway - Software Engineer

April 2020 - July 2020 (4 months). Golang

SMC builds hardware for radio and online communication

Ratio - Software Engineer

June 2019 - March 2020 (10 months). Golang / Node / PHP

Ratio is a Fintech software company - products include a loan search engine.

Deliveroo - Software Engineer

November 2016 - May 2019 (2½ years). Ruby / Golang

Deliveroo sells and delivers restaurant meals.

Snaptrip - Backend Software Engineer

October 2014 - November 2016 (2 years). Ruby / Rails

Snaptrip is a marketplace for last-minute holiday cottages.

Personal projects I’ve had fun making

Technical interests

Before I got into Software…

Some technical keywords for SEO

SQL, Postgres, Terraform, AWS, Devops, Nix, Agile, Testing, Pairing, Ruby, Golang, Bash, Unix, SSH, CD, CI, API, REST, Rails, Sinatra, DB, Web, TDD, Scripting, JSON, Vim, Emacs, MVC, Git, OOP, Architecture, Software, Backend, Docker, Linux, Microservices, Serverless, Lambda, AWS, Grafana, Kibana