Alison Tinker

Software Developer
Alison is a full-stack developer with experience in web design, front-end, and back-end technologies. She has over 9 years of experience developing performant, responsive, and accessible web applications.

Areas of Expertise


  • Java
  • Kotlin
  • Spring Boot
  • Gradle
  • Maven
  • Docker
  • Amazon Web Services
  • ReactJs + Redux
  • SASS
  • Nodejs
  • Aurora Serverless
  • AWS lambdas
  • API Gateway
  • EC2
  • IAM
  • S3 buckets
  • JSON
  • RESTful APIs
  • Cypress
  • Mocha
  • Chai for integration & E2E test

Thought Leadership

The Great Data Journey Part II: Awesome APIs

This is part two of a series based on the workshop I gave at CodeVA’s Full STEAM Ahead (FSA) Conference called “Make It Happen with APIs: The Great Data Journey and…

The Great Data Journey: Part I

This is part one of a series based on the workshop I gave at CodeVA’s Full STEAM Ahead (FSA) Conference called “Make It Happen with APIs: The Great…

Six New JavaScript Features You Need to Know About in ES2020

ECMAScript 2020 (ES2020) has been finalized and was formally approved last month. The few features being introduced this year are subtly powerful. Several features offer functionality that we’ve…

How to Excel as a Woman in Tech: Alison Tinker’s Journey

Last week we learned how to become a cybersecurity expert from our Chief Information Security Officer Don Mills. This week, we sat down with Alison Tinker to hear…