Travers McInerney

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Australian expat working in San Francisco since 2014. I have over 15 years of engineering and management experience in a number of different roles and industries.


Engineering Manager - Zendesk: Sunshine Platform

January 2018 - Current (San Francisco, CA)

Team Lead - Zendesk: API Platform

May 2017 - December 2017 (San Francisco, CA)

In addition to my duties as a Staff Engineer and Technical Lead, I also manage the team.

Staff Engineer/Technical Lead - Zendesk: API Platform

December 2015 - December 2017 (San Francisco, CA)

In addition to my duties as a Senior Software Engineer on the API Platform team:

Senior Software Engineer - Zendesk: API Platform

December 2014 - November 2015 (San Francisco, CA)

Senior Software Engineer - Zendesk: App Market Platform

April 2013 - November 2014 (Melbourne, Australia)

Independent Contractor - Various

January 2012 - March 2013, July 2011 - November 2011 (Sydney + Melbourne, Australia)

Senior Front-end Developer - Visual Jazz Isobar

March 2012 - December 2012 (Melbourne, Australia)

Lead Developer - Autumn:01

September 2003 - June 2011 (Sydney, Australia)

Co-founder/Technical Lead - Threadswap

2010 (Sydney, Australia)

Threadswap, was a clothes swapping website offering a sustainable alternative to buying new clothes. Customers could list their old clothes, assign value using a points system, and trade them for other listed items.


Diploma of Information Technology: Software Development (Northern Sydney Institute - TAFE NSW)

2002 (Graduated with Distinction)


My interests include; coding, music production, retro gaming, cycling, snowboarding, reading, and live music.