Adam Canady, Software Developer in Northfield, MN, United States
Adam Canady

Software Developer in 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



  • WordPress, 6 years
  • MongoDB, 5 years
  • Python, 5 years
  • CSS3, 5 years
  • HTML5, 5 years
  • Node.js, 4 years
  • PostgreSQL, 2 years
  • React, 1 year


Northfield, MN, United States



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.


  • Business Intelligence Developer

    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

    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



  • Languages

    Python, HTML, Java, JavaScript, CSS, Objective-C, PHP, HTML5, CSS3, Rust, Scala, C++
  • Libraries/APIs

    Google Analytics API, PyQt, React, Twitter API, Node.js, RequireJS, jQuery, Socket.IO, Flexbox, NW.js, Facebook API
  • Tools

    Google Analytics, Android Studio, Sublime Text, IntelliJ, wkhtmltopdf
  • Paradigms

    Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Functional Programming, Agile Software Development
  • Platforms

    WordPress, Raspberry Pi, Ubuntu, MacOS, Arduino, Android, Linux, iOS
  • Storage

    MongoDB, MariaDB, MySQL, PostgreSQL
  • Frameworks

    Django, Express.js, Flask, Angular, Vanilla JS, AngularJS, Mithril, FeathersJS
  • Other

    Math, SSH, Content Management Systems (CMS), Robotics, Cryptography, ARM, OAuth


  • Bachelor's degree in Economics
    2012 - 2016
    Carleton College - Northfield, MN (USA)
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science
    2012 - 2016
    Carleton College - Northfield, MN (USA)

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