Emmanuel Chigbo

Software Engineer · chigboemmanuel@gmail.com

I’m a full-stack software engineer with very strong experience in web application development with Ruby on Rails and accompanying technologies. I enjoy working with a remote-friendly engineering team and I have lots of experience working in fully distributed teams.


Software Engineer


I work with the New User Experience team at GitHub to design, architect and build features and experiments that focus on improving the experience of new users of GitHub.

October 2019 - Present

Senior Software Engineer


At Andela, I work as a remote team member with the engineering team of Andela's partners - first was Daybear, then Hingeto, now with GitHub. I have also been part of the team that built the internal application tool for partner placement used to select and assign developers to new partners.

October 2015 - Present

Contract Software Engineer


I work as a contract developer for Headliner (formerly Agoratix) building a sophisticated ticketing service that allows concert fans to buy tickets, sell tickets and bid the amount they're willing to spend on a ticket.

January 2018 - December 2019

Software Engineer


I worked with the engineering team building the Hingeto's No Rist Store and the Dropship app. On a daily basis, I work on feature integrations, feature design, environment configuration, and bug fixes. I brainstorm with the team to choose the best tools, libraries, technologies, and architecture for different pieces of the platform.

Hingeto is a technology platform that enables fashion brands & influencers to sell past and future masterpieces with zero inventory risk.

January 2017 - March 2019

Software Engineer


At Daybear, I worked with the engineering team brainstorming, architecting, modeling, designing and implementing the web platform that connects parents to the best fitting, close and affordable childcare homes around them. It takes a village to raise a child, they say, I'm proud to have worked with the team that makes that happen.

Daybear is a platform that gives caregivers the opportunity to provide childcare in their homes while offering parents a trusted source for finding safe, nurturing, accessible childcare for infants to preschoolers.

August 2016 - December 2016


University of Nigeria

Bachelor of Science
Computer Science

Director of Software, National Association of Computer Science Student

May 2009 - July 2013

Special Science School, Ukehe

2005 - 2008


Programming Languages & Tools
  • Test Driven Development
  • Agile Development & Scrum
  • Heroku Platform: Deployment, CI, Review apps
  • A/B Experimental Testing
  • Excelent Team Player
  • Excelent Oral/Written Communication Skills


I started programming as a fun activity. It's still IS a fun activity of mine. I enjoy building tools and platform integrations.

When my fingers are not on the keyboard, I can be found reading, listening to music, watching movies or having a good time with friends.