matthew hawthorne


Welcome. I’m an independent software engineer, consultant, and advisor in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area.

You can find me on LinkedIn or Twitter.

If you’re interested in hiring me, check out my consulting company Supreme Informatics.

talks and panels

Influencing Without Management Authority as a Senior Individual Contributor (LeadDev webinar 10/2021)

What is Senior IC? Flavours of Technical Leadership (StaffPlus Live 9/2021)

Doing More by Doing Less: A Loafer’s Guide to Software Engineering (PhillyETE 4/2021)

Risky Business: Taking Risks in Production (LeadDev Live 4/2020)

other writing

2021 Outages Are Coming For You

2013 Announcing Zuul: Edge Service in the Cloud

2013 I Push, Therefore I Am: 2 Days at Etsy


2013 Proxy application with dynamic filter updating

2012 Customized options for consumption of content


all posts

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