Elliot Blackburn

  • @elliotb
  • Engineering Manager Extraordinaire
  • Bristol, UK
Hey, I'm Elliot! I'm an engineering manager at Just Eat. On the side I'm working on my side hussle, T...  
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Positions

Technology Manager

  • Just Eat Takeaway.com
  • Feb 2021 - Present

Senior Software Engineer

  • Just Eat Takeaway.com
  • Jul 2020 - Feb 2021

Software Engineer

  • Just Eat Takeaway.com
  • Nov 2019 - Jul 2020

Fullstack Engineer

  • Gradient
  • Jun 2017 - Nov 2019

Contract Software Engineer

  • Ripjar
  • Jun 2018 - Nov 2018
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Elliot's Collections

Advice to Junior Engineers

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What Elliot's working on

What Elliot's working on

2021

Jul 23, 2021
Jul 23, 2021
First customers
Landed my first paying customer on TicketBalloon, my side hussle providing event bookings for small businesses!! Nothing feels quite like landing your first customer on a new product
Jun 06, 2021
Jun 06, 2021
Published a blog post
Wrote a Blog Post
I was chatting to Anna Beltrami about giving good estimates as an engineer. It felt like a waste to lose it all in slack so I decided to publish it on The Green Coder - Giving Good Estimates.
Mar 31, 2021
Mar 31, 2021
Published a blog post
Wrote a Blog Post
I joined Juan Pa on the GitHub Education live stream this week. One of the topics that we talked about in depth was time management. I went into a bit more detail on The Green Coder - Organising Your Time.
Mar 23, 2021
Mar 23, 2021
Wrote a Blog Post
Published a blog post
It looks like it's promotion season, one of the best pieces of advice I've ever had is to maintain a Brag Document. I wrote down my process on The Green Coder - Promotion and Brag Documents.
Feb 01, 2021
Feb 01, 2021
Got a promotion

Technology Manager


I was promoted to Engineer Manager at Just Eat! Woop woop! It felt like a long shot but I made it and I'm super happy to lead the team I've been with for the past 2 years.
Technology Manager, Just Eat Takeaway.com

2020

Nov 09, 2020
Nov 09, 2020
Published a project
Designed a Backend System
Designed an eCommerce Website
Designed website
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My little programming project is finally ready. Some may say it's a bad time to launch an event booking platform (darn you COVID) but here we go anyway. Welcome to the world TicketBalloon! www.ticketballoon.com
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