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Adam Canady

Adam Canady

Northfield, MN, United States
Member since March 1, 2016
Adam has 6 years of full-stack engineering experience. Starting at Twitter, he developed a knack for security when he built the authorization system used in all requests to Twitter's platform. He then moved to California to work at a security research startup, eventually working on ideas presented at DEF CON and Black Hat while developing a state-of-the-art security system that protects many Fortune 50 companies.
Adam is now available for hire
Portfolio
Experience
  • WordPress, 6 years
  • HTML5, 5 years
  • CSS3, 5 years
  • Python, 5 years
  • MongoDB, 5 years
  • Node.js, 4 years
  • PostgreSQL, 2 years
  • React.js, 1 year
Northfield, MN, United States
Availability
Part-time
Preferred Environment
Mac OS X, Sublime Text, Python, Node.js, Git
The most amazing...
...project I worked on was a 3D reconstruction engine that detects features in images taken by many cameras and triangulates points in space to make 3D models.
Employment
  • Business Intelligence Developer
    HigherEducation.com
    2012 - PRESENT
    • Built several BI systems.
    • Worked on visualizations for executive team.
    • Developed new methods for evaluating lead quality and matching.
    • Maintained systems for tracking domain growth over time.
    • Developed an automated method for cleaning up webspam on a portfolio of websites.
    Technologies: Python, MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, QlikView
  • Software Engineer Intern
    Twitter
    2014 - 2014
    • Created a security authorization engine.
    • Used Scala to build a scalable distributed system.
    • Worked closely in a team.
    • Continuously deployed software.
    • Wrote unit and integration tests for a large software suite.
    Technologies: Scala, JavaScript, Java
Experience
Skills
  • Languages
    HTML, Python, Java, CSS, JavaScript, Objective-C, PHP, HTML5, C++, Scala, Rust, CSS3
  • Libraries/APIs
    Google Analytics API, Node.js, Twitter API, React.js, jQuery, Socket.IO, RequireJS, Facebook API, NW.js, Flexbox
  • Tools
    Google Analytics, Android Studio, Sublime Text, IntelliJ, wkhtmltopdf
  • Paradigms
    Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Functional Programming, Agile Software Development
  • Platforms
    WordPress, Ubuntu, Raspberry Pi, Mac OS, Arduino, iOS, Linux, Android
  • Storage
    MongoDB, MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL
  • Frameworks
    Django, Flask, Express.js, Mithril, AngularJS, Vanilla JS, Angular, FeathersJS
  • Other
    SSH, Math, Content Strategy, Content Management Systems (CMS), Robotics, OAuth, ARM, Cryptography
Education
  • Bachelor's degree in Economics
    Carleton College - Northfield, MN (USA)
    2012 - 2016
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science
    Carleton College - Northfield, MN (USA)
    2012 - 2016
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