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Based in Austin, TX, Brandon Thompson is the Senior Director of Engineering at Conversion Logix where he leads the technological vision and delivery of The Conversion Cloud along with a growing suite of both internal and customer-facing applications.

  1. May 31, 2024
    Scaling Up (and Down) Memory-Intensive Mage AI Workloads With Kubernetes At GCP

    One of my favorite new tools is Mage AI, an “open-source data pipeline tool for transforming and integrating data.”

  2. May 08, 2023
    PubSub Pull Subscriptions on Google Cloud Run with NestJS

    I needed to implement a queueing solution for my enterprise notification services that live mostly in Google Cloud Platform.

  3. March 02, 2023
    Integrating GCP Secret Manager with NestJS Config

    The NestJS Config module takes care of mapping your config.yaml to a neatly packed set of strings or objects that are ready for your app to consume so you don’t have to put environment-specific values directly in your code.

  4. April 14, 2022
    How To Interview Senior Software Engineers

    I’ve been on both sides of this table. Throughout my 20+ year career, I have endured my share of nonsensical “what does this have to do with the actual job?” type questions. I’ve also made my share of mistakes as an interviewer who should know better.