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George Jenkins | Software Engineer

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About Me

My story started in New Zealand, where I spent my childhood in Whangarei. I attended the University of Waikato, where I graduated with a Bachelor of Computer and Mathematical Sciences with First Class Honors, and met my wonderful American wife. Soon after graduation I emigrated to the United States to live in Napa, California. I now live in Pierre, South Dakota with my wife, dog and cat, where I work as a Lead Software Engineer for a local consulting company.

My Specialties

Like any self-respecting full stack developer, my skillset is varied. I'm comfortable working on either side of the stack, whether that means updating a database model & API to fufill a new business requirement, or creating a user-centric UI. I often find myself starting a new personal project to try out a new framework or language. Here's a sample of my favorite technologies that I use on a near-daily basis.








Visual Studio

My Interests

When I'm not working the 9 to 5, you'll find me taking part in one of my hobbies. Check them out!


I'm a certified firefighter in South Dakota, where I'm a member of the following fire companies/departments:

  • Pierre Engine One
  • Pierre Rescue
  • Pierre ARFF
  • Pierre Rural


I'm a disaster response team member with the American Red Cross, where we provide financial and emotional support to victims of disasters such as fires and floods. I also volunteer with the Home Fire campaign to install free residential smoke alarms.

Emergency Medicine

I am a South Dakota/NREMT certified Emergency Medical Technician at the Basic level. I work part-time as an EMT for American Medical Repsonse in Pierre.

Contact Me

Want to say hello? Want to know more about me? Give me a call or drop me an email and I will get back to you as soon as I can.

(1707) 294 7170

Pierre, South Dakota 57501,
United States