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

Software Developer in Northfield, MN, United States

Member since April 22, 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




Northfield, MN, United States



Preferred Environment

Git, Node.js, Python, Sublime Text, MacOS

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: QlikView, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, MySQL, Python
  • 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: Java, JavaScript, Scala


  • 3D Reconstruction Engine

    A package that provides a means to construct 3D models of objects from photographs.

  • Front-End Calculators for

    A series of front-end calculators for the personal finance website


    Developed a RESTful Django backend and React + Redux frontend for a client.


  • 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, Git, IntelliJ, wkhtmltopdf
  • Paradigms

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

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

    MongoDB, MariaDB, MySQL, PostgreSQL
  • Frameworks

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

    Mathematics, 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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