Sarah Sweat

Senior Software Engineer, The New York Times

Sarah Sweat is a Full-Stack Engineer who has worked mostly on building internal tools, content management systems, and design systems for media companies. She finds highly cross-disciplinary and collaborative teams the most exciting to work on. While she loves making things, she is also passionate about teaching and mentoring young engineers through volunteering with various community organizations.

Sarah grew up in Orlando, Florida and graduated with a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Florida State University. After completing a few internships in the automotive industry and a brief stint in Student Affairs in London, she decided to move to New York City and make the switch to software engineering, enrolling in Flatiron School's Coding Bootcamp. Since then, she has worked on a variety of projects for companies in New York such as Food Network and Spoon University. In her current role at The New York Times, she is primarily building out the CMS for a new venture geared towards kids, along with supporting the project’s backend services.

Sarah enjoys cooking, traveling, photography, geeking out on sailing videos on Youtube, going to concerts, spending time with family and meeting new people - come say hi!

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