Ryan Luker

Ryan Luker

Tech Lead

Kelowna, British Columbia, CA




Senior Individual Contributor with over 10 years of software development across a range of industries.

Work Experience

Work Experience

  • Tech LeadGreenspace Mental Health

    Sep, 2020 - Present

    Technical lead for a team of developers creating B2B integrations with external partners

    • Team Growth - Assisted in growing the engineering organization through adoption of agile scrum, hiring and developer culture best practices

    • Mentorship - Mentored team members by coordinating technical work, in order to scale the developers into more senior roles.

    • Django - Scaled django apps from hundreds to millions of users.

    • Postgres - Orchestrated complex relational schemas to provide scaling in performance and feature development.

    • HL7, FHIR - Integrated with established healthcare vendors to provide bring your down data scenarios.

  • Senior DeveloperGreenspace Mental Health

    Sep, 2017 - Sep, 20203 years

    Worked directly with company founders to develop and iterate on early startup product features.

    • Product Developer - Directly worked with the co-founders to bring business requirements to life.

    • Python - Scaled up features quickly in a fast moving startup environment, with maintainable code as a focus.

    • Typescript - Transitioned the javascript web app to typescript in an incremental manner and provided guidance / workshops to other developers.

    • Web Components - Lobbied and adopted the use of web components at the engineering department level to leverage a shared component library.

  • Developer, Freshgrade Education Inc

    Jan, 2014 - Aug, 20173 years 7 months

    Developed web application features in a fast pace startup, mainly focused in the education space

    • Node

    • Java Spring

    • Progressive Web Applications

    • Cordova App Development

Projects Experience

Projects Experience

  • VSCode Coverage Gutters

    Mar, 2017 - Present

    • Over 300k installs

    • Typescript

    • VSCode Extension

    • Long running project maintainability



  • Web Development






    Web Components


  • Backend Development



    Stress and Load Testing

    OWASP Analysis

    Java Spring Microservices

    12 Factor Apps



  • Computing Science, Bachelor (inc), University

    Sep, 2008 - Apr, 2013

Volunteer Work

Volunteer Work

  • Chair (2019) Treasurer (2023), Okanagan Startup Weekend Association

    Oct, 2018 - Present

    Focused on raising local entrepenueral spirit by providing startup education

    • Successfully ran multiple events on an annual basis

    • Setup not for profit society and maintained a positive cash flow year to year

    • Contibuted to the local startup community with more workers and potential companies



  • Outdoors

  • Entrepreneurship

    Okanagan Startup WeekendOkanagan Young ProfessionalsKelowna Tech Wings