Justin Henderiks

Full Stack Developer | Mentor

Hello, my name is Justin. I'm a Full Stack Developer, Mentor, and Computer Engineering graduate with technical experience in the banking, education, and software startup spaces. I'm an impassioned problem solver, a swift learner, and meticulous in everything I do.



  • JavaScript
  • PHP
  • Ruby
  • Java
  • C
  • SQL
  • HTML
  • CSS

Frameworks & Libraries

  • jQuery
  • React.js
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Sinatra
  • ExpressionEngine


  • April 2016 – present

    Trend Hunter

    Web Developer

    • Lead projects from start to finish, translating broad and specific business ideas to finished products
    • Create back-end tools to increase the scalability of Trend Hunter's business platform
    • Design and publish front facing content on multiple sites with a focus on extreme efficiency
    • Monitor and use large amounts of traffic and other analytics to make Trend Hunter more addictive
    • Oversee the in-office network and coordinate with remote networking teams to manage server infrastructure
    + more
  • February 2017 – present

    Lighthouse Labs

    Mentor - Web Development

    • Help students as they work through assignments and homework material
    • Assist any remote students and alumni using a combination of chat, video and screen-sharing
    • Keep up to date with correspondence about student progress and assignments / exercises
    • Perform one-on-one code reviews on assignment submissions
    • Assist head instructors as necessary (curriculum improvement, tech interviews, training new mentors, etc.)
    + more
  • May 2014 – July 2015


    Technical Support Specialist

    • Supported QuickBooks-integrated CRM web suite built on Microsoft's .NET framework, including various desktop and cloud companion apps, plugins, and third-party integrations
    • Provided quality assurance by testing newly released features and updates
    • Detailed various customizations that could be made to the software based on customer needs, including written and verbal instruction
    • Provided consistent feedback to the development team regarding enhancements that could be made to the product
    • Created and updated help resources such as documentation, both internal and external
    • Answered questions from the Method community through phone, email and user forums
    + more
  • December 2013 – May 2015

    Scotiabank Global Banking & Markets

    Technology Analyst

    • Provided responsive front-line technical and auxiliary support to traders on the Scotiabank trade floor
    • Troubleshot and resolved a wide range of technical issues, including working with leading edge trading technologies
    • Effectively worked as part of a team to ensure timely resolution of conflicts in a fast-paced and demanding environment
    • Quickly escalated and directed cases to their appropriate support groups, providing additional assistance when necessary
    • Consulted with end users to provide insight and recommendations for technology-related purchases
    • Accurately migrated data and configured personal settings during machine upgrade, ensuring seamless transition for user
    • Hands-on repair of cellular hardware and software using physical and software-related tools
    • Assembled and maintained efficient staging areas for machine setup and QA testing
    + more
  • June 2012 – December 2013

    Sheridan College

    Laptop & Classroom Support Technologist

    • Supported staff and students with technical issues in the IT Support Centre, classrooms and labs
    • Aided teachers with podium related A/V issues, projectors, desktop computers and software
    • Troubleshot and resolved technical support issues including printer problems campus-wide
    • Assembled and configured desktop computers and installed software in classrooms and offices
    • Efficiently imaged, cleaned and QA'd laptop and desktop computers
    • Trained new co-op students in tasks and procedures
    + more


  • December 2015

    henderiks.ca API

    Proxy API service used to call various third-party APIs.

  • November 2015


    Twitter sentiment analytics, using IBM's Watson API to analyze tweets based on positivity, negativity or ambivalence.

  • October 2015


    Restaurant locator and rating app, complete with map, geolocation and voting system.

  • October 2015

    500px Slideshow

    Slideshow SPA with search function, using photos from 500px.


  • September 2015 – November 2015

    Web Development – Immersive

    Lighthouse Labs

  • September 2010 – December 2013

    Computer Engineering Technology

    Sheridan College