Ellie Strejlau

Wife. Mom. Mentor. Software Architect. Lifelong learner. I lead compassionately, solve problems creatively, and build teams that gel.

Latest Entries

“Learn from My Mistakes”

An observation about learning from others' mistakes and how it relates to the effects of stressful or traumatic experiences.

How Not to Code: React Edition

Over engineering and reinventing the wheel puts more burden on ourselves and our team to maintain code that we shouldn't need to.

The New Company Transition Trap

Some things that happen on your new team when you're insistent in bringing up the past, and ways to avoid them.

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  • Web fundamentals
  • Software & Data Architecture
  • UI Component Libraries built with React or Web Components
  • Bundling and API Management
  • Version Control Systems & Semantic Versioning
  • Continuous Integration
  • Package Publication
  • Automated Testing


  • Team Leadership
  • Staff Management
  • Guild/Club Management
  • Public Speaking
  • Teaching/Mentoring

Relevant Experience


2021 – Present
Senior Frontend Engineer

Phase2 Technology

2016 – 2021
Software Architect
Senior Developer

NorthPoint Digital / EY

2011 – 2016
Technical Project Manager
Senior Developer


Pace University

2014 – 2017
Master of Science, Information Systems

Farmingdale State College

2006 – 2011
Bachelor of Science, Computer Programming and Information Systems

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