Leigh Dennis

New York, New York · (314) 996-9313 · ldenn@umich.edu

Software Development Engineer @ Amazon Ads.


Software Development Engineer

Amazon, NYC

August 2022 - Present

Software Development Engineer Intern


Summer 2021

Software Development Intern

Centene Corporation

Returned to Centene as a summer intern with the TruCare NextGen team. Centene continues to be one of the fastest growing companies in the United States, and it currently serves 1 in 15 Americans.

May 2020 - December 2020

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Univeristy of Michigan School of Information

Mentorship through the Explore Computer Science Research program, completing research in a broader project understanding mascunilinity on social media.

January 2020 - Present

Software Development Intern

Centene Corporation

Working within an agile team on the full-stack development of Centene Heath Platform, TruCare NextGen. Performing both back-end API development in Golang and front-end UI development with Angular.

May 2019 - August 2019

Lead Counselor

Camp Emeth

Responsible for the day-to-day well-being and safety of campers entering Kindergarten.

June 2018 - August 2018

Head of Programming

FTC Team 9905: Rampunzel Robotics

Ran the programming subteam for my high school's all-girls robotics team. Competed at the Missouri state competition in 2016 and 2017. FTC Deans List Semi-Finalist.

October 2015 - May 2018

Programming Co-Instructor

Coder Gals

Established and co-lead an elementary coding glass for 4th and 5th grade girls and the Saul Mirowitz Jewish Community School in St. Louis, MO.

March 2018 - May 2018


University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, MI
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
Minor in Complex Systems
LSA Honors Program
Delta Phi Epsilon Sorority - Secretary
Explore Computer Science Research Program
GPA: 3.6
September 2018 - May 2022

Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School

St. Louis, MO
Cum Laude Society
GPA: 3.93/4
August 2014 - May 2018


Programming Languages & Tools
  • C++
  • Golang
  • Agile Development & Scrum


  • University Honors - Fall 2018, Fall 2019
  • National Mertit Commended Scholar
  • AP Scholar with Distinction
  • Brandeis Book Award - 2017