Aaron Silverman, AWS Developer in Berkeley, CA, United States
Aaron Silverman

AWS Developer in Berkeley, CA, United States

Member since January 28, 2022
Aaron is a team player who will throw himself at an interesting problem and not give up until it is solved. He is a quick read and can learn new technologies and workflows extremely fast. Aaron holds a Bachelor's degree in mathematics, is conversationally fluent in German, and speaks and reads Japanese at an intermediate level.
Aaron is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • Spin
    Ruby on Rails (RoR), PostgreSQL, AWS
  • Cape Analytics, Inc.
    Python 3, Tornado, Django, Ruby on Rails (RoR), PostgreSQL
  • Apple
    Teradata, Python, PHP, SQL

Experience

Location

Berkeley, CA, United States

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

MacOS

The most amazing...

...thing I've developed was a ground truth system capable of handling over 1,000,000 data points per month and employed 187 contractors.

Employment

  • Senior Software Engineer

    2020 - 2021
    Spin
    • Worked on the payments team, focusing on internationalization, tax collection, anti-fraud, and promotions.
    • Orchestrated tax processing for all spin products in-app.
    • Created an anti-fraud system to catch users with multiple accounts.
    Technologies: Ruby on Rails (RoR), PostgreSQL, AWS
  • Senior Software Engineer

    2017 - 2019
    Cape Analytics, Inc.
    • Developed a ground truth system with 197 contractors that could label 1,000,000 points per month.
    • Led platform developers to calculate the fire risk for any property in the US from satellite imagery.
    • Managed platform developers for a customer portal, the company's main graphical interface for their product.
    Technologies: Python 3, Tornado, Django, Ruby on Rails (RoR), PostgreSQL
  • Data Engineer

    2013 - 2016
    Apple
    • Worked on the iPhone 5 screen repair process, apple's first in-store device repair.
    • Collaborated on the effort to modernize company warranty forecast system.
    • Contributed as a member of the AppleCare World Wide Business Intelligence team, handling all data from Apple service providers and Apple retail stores.
    Technologies: Teradata, Python, PHP, SQL

Experience

  • Automated Ground Truth System for Cape Analytics

    Along with a team of four, I created a ground truth system on a tight schedule that integrated with an online freelance company and, at its peak, employed 187 contractors and processed 25 million data points over the course of a year. The system was entirely responsible for managing payment and the web portal for workers. Output was used as training data for classifier CNNs.

Skills

  • Languages

    Python 3, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS, Bash Script, Java, C, Python, PHP, SQL
  • Frameworks

    Ruby on Rails (RoR), Django
  • Storage

    PostgreSQL, Teradata
  • Other

    AWS DevOps, AWS, Tornado
  • Libraries/APIs

    Pandas

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics
    2004 - 2008
    Kalamazoo College - Kalamazoo, Michigan

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