Erin has been a developer for over fifteen years. She formed her web consulting business Erin Rachel Consulting in 2017. Before that, she worked as a web developer and data administrator at the University of Pennsylvania for twelve years and at the Durham consulting firm Caktus Group for two and a half years. She holds a BS in Computer Science from Philadelphia University.

Outside of work, Erin has served as a Django Girls coach, a Bull City Vegan Challenge volunteer organizer, and a volunteer organizer for DjangoCon US 2018.