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I'm Charles Reitz.

I'm a Full Stack Software Engineer based in San Francisco, currently working at Chime helping build modern online banking.

In my free time, you can catch me sharpening my skills on the course ⛳️, sampling the local burrito scene 🌯, orΒ traveling 🌍.


About me

Just a guy trying to live his best life, using software engineering as the means to that end

  • Employer:Chime Financial, Inc.
  • Location:San Francisco, CA
  • Education:M.S. & B.S. in Computer Science
  • Nationality:American


Masters in Computer Science, specialization in Software Engineering

University of Southern Californiaβ€’2017

Bachelors in Computer Science & Engineering

The Ohio State Universityβ€’A long, long time ago


Senior Software Engineer

Chime Financial, Inc.β€’2021 - Present

React Native & Rails

Full Stack & Lead iOS Engineer

Charlie Finance Co. (acq. by Chime)β€’2019 - 2021

Personal finance chat bot
v1 of debt management native iOS app

Full Stack Engineer

IBMβ€’2017 - 2019

Focused on eventing, data pipeline, and performance

Co-founder & CTO

The Share Company, LLCβ€’2017-2019

Seamless, location-based photo sharing

Co-founder & CTO

PeerUp, LLCβ€’2016-2018

Helping students connect


A little breakdown of my language fluency

Backend dev
🐍 Python/Django
πŸ“Š GraphQL
🚊 Rails
β¬’ Node
Mobile dev
πŸ“± iOS
βš› React Native
πŸ€– Android
Frontend dev
βš› React
⌨️ Typescript
πŸ“ Angular
πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ English
πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ German
πŸ‡«πŸ‡· French
πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Έ Spanish

I really like Bob the Tomato, but Charles is cool too.

-- Larry the Cucumber

I'm pretty sure he's real, but I'm not sure. I've never met him.

-- Jane Doe

Who's Charles?

-- Random stranger on the street

Get in touch.

Reach out if you please! Always happy to chat, but I may not reply if you're spammy.

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