Articles by SendGrid Engineering

Job Searching for Dev Bootcamp Graduates

Dream job

The following is a guest post from SendGrid engineer Jeffrey Matthias. As a graduate of Dev Bootcamp, I am often asked for advice as fellow graduates begin their first job search. Admittedly, it can be a daunting task, perhaps harder than the bootcamp itself. Your New Job: Find a Job You want to get a job working full time as … Read more ›

“Count My Reps” With SendGrid’s Parse Webhook


The following is a guest post from Seth Ammons, software engineer, at SendGrid. As part of our Movember initiative and in support of SendGrid’s overall health and wellness, Seth has spearheaded a campaign to keep his co-workers active using our Parse Webhook. Seth explains below. SendGrid has a focus on something called the “Four Hs” by which we abide: Honesty, Humility, … Read more ›

How We Dogfood in SendGrid Engineering


This post comes from Sr. Software Engineer Sam Nguyen. At SendGrid, we send hundreds of millions of emails every day and the traffic keeps on growing. Recently, we worked with one of our major high-volume customers who were starting to push our mail sending API service to its limits. We had to figure out how help them send more email, … Read more ›

Why I Teach Programming to My Co-Workers

Dev BootCamp demo

The following is a guest post from SendGrid engineer Jeffrey Matthias Every Wednesday and Thursday during lunch hour you can find me teaching an introductory programming class in one of SendGrid’s Colorado offices. More than once I’ve been asked about my reasons for volunteering to do this, which has led me to reflect on the Ruby community, the SendGrid culture … Read more ›