Sarah Usher

Sarah is a Senior Backend and Data Engineer at Snyk where she is working on Snyk’s next generation data platform to support their rapidly growing client base and also founded the Engineering Mentorship program.

Before that she led her AdTech team on a large-scale data architecture migration which culminated in a real-time processing capacity of 7.5 million events a minute. She holds an MSc in Software Engineering and has been building useful things for 10+ years, covering the Banking, Insurance, AdTech and Developer Security industries. Her focus is on large scale data processing, reporting and analytics applications. She has helped multiple employers and clients, from start-ups to large corporates, make the most of their data. She has taught various workshops since 2015 and leads the Ladies of Code London Test Driven Development and Ensemble coding group. She has directly mentored and taught over 30 folks getting into tech and those needing support to stay in tech. When she’s not data-wrangling, she loves hiking, trying new food and seeing friends.