Stephen McMillen

Employment & Internships

Blue Apron

Engineering Manager August 2016 - present
Senior Software Engineer December 2015 - August 2016
  • Design and build a coupon system handling $100+ million in discounts and gift cards.
  • Mentor developers to better designs. Ultimately unifying similar, but separate, systems to ease maintenance and support future expansion.
  • Expand the delivery schedule to highlight product changes, lifting revenue by $10+ million/year, amid uncertain product offering schedules.
  • Develop controls and processes for PCI and SOX compliance with finance, legal, internal audit, and external audit, supporting our IPO and $700+ million in card processing.
  • Launch customizable wine orders, scaling to 30% of orders being customized.
  • ETL powering pricing and availability of medications.
  • Improvements to relevance with search results for critical drugs.
  • Integration with third party for email sending and management of users for marketing.
  • Coordination with stakeholders to determine requirements.


Senior Application Engineer, API + Content Discovery February 2015August 2015
Application Engineer, Mobile API August 2013February 2015
  • Preparation of a recommendation engine for production use.
  • Rebuilt the Python library for the API, decreasing support requests by 90+%.
  • Feature planning with mobile and smart TV application teams.

NBC Universal – Syfy

Syfy Interactive Application Engineer March 2013August 2013
Syfy Web Application Developer January 2012March 2013
Syfy Freelance Application Developer February 2011October 2011
  • Representative to internal teams planning a new shared platform.
  • Development of real-time social streams to connect talent and viewers during broadcasts.
  • Creation of a build toolchain for use across our supported sites.

NBC Universal – Bravo

Final Role: Freelance Application Developer January 2009December 2011


New York University September 2006 – June 2010; May – June 2012

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre; Double Major in Economics