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Adam Kuszczak

Adam Kuszczak

Poznań, Poland
Member since March 15, 2014
Adam is a software developer with experience in mobile app development, .NET systems, and speech recognition. He has a strong talent for problem solving, algorithm design, and programming contests. Currently, he is working with Samsung Electronics and developing mobile applications in his free time.
Adam is now available for hire
Portfolio
Experience
  • C++, 8 years
  • Data Structures, 6 years
  • Algorithms, 6 years
  • Java, 5 years
  • C#, 5 years
  • .NET, 5 years
  • Android, 3 years
  • Tizen, 2 years
Poznań, Poland
Availability
Part-time
Preferred Environment
.NET (C#), Android (Java)
The most amazing...
...thing I've created is an advanced graph drawing tool with numerous features that won the 3rd prize in the Samsung Smart App Challenge in 2012.
Employment
  • Junior Software Developer
    2013 - PRESENT
    Samsung Electronics Poland
    • Worked for a large corporation for the first time. Gained experience with corporate culture, project management, and international communication.
    • Developed for the Tizen OS with C++. Used Eclipse as an IDE and Perforce as a version control system. Worked on the project as part of a build-in application set for mobile phones with Tizen.
    • Moved to the Speech Recognition team. Used mainly Bash scripts, makefiles, Perl, and Python. Wrote code for data mining in R. Wrote an additional Android application in Java.
    • Worked on a porting library for various systems using cross-compilation and other techniques.
    • Participated in an internal algorithm contest.
    Technologies: Tizen, Android, speech recognition
  • Junior .NET Developer
    2011 - 2012
    eXant Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
    • Started as a WPF developer and maintained an existing application written another developer for the purpose of designing business processes in BPMN. Investigated and mastered all of the code. Managed the application's connection to several other big system components.
    • Created a whole new system for employee questionnaires in ASP.NET MVC3 with the Microsoft SQL 2008 database. Designed, implemented, and tested the whole system with minimal help from other developers. Used the Entity Framework as an ORM tool (POCO classes) and took advantage of jQuery for a better visual experience.
    • Acquired extensive professional business experience with the company.
    • Learned to work in a team with other developers, communicate with project analysts, negotiate system features.
    • Broadened my knowledge about the .NET and MVC3 frameworks.
    • Worked in a part-time capacity (3/5 of full).
    Technologies: .NET, WPF, ASP.NET MVC3, jQuery, BPMN
  • Intern
    2011 - 2011
    Caliper Sp. z o.o.
    • Worked as an intern for 1 month.
    • Helped with a current company project by implementing various components.
    • Worked on an app for medical centers.
    • Used ASP.NET MVC3 combined with the Microsoft Orchard CMS framework.
    • Gained experience working in a small company, testing software, and implementing continuous integration.
    Technologies: ASP.NET MVC3, Orchard CMS Framework
  • Research Programmer
    2010 - 2010
    Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center
    • Worked on a remote job for a research center as part of a bigger project.
    • Researched Cholesky decomposition on a GPU (Nvidia CUDA technology). Worked as part of a bigger project focused on data structure transformation in chemical simulations.
    • Checked the efficiency of the double-precision floating-point data type on CUDA and tested the MAGMA and cuBLAS libraries.
    • Worked as part of a 6 month collaboration.
    • Learned a lot about GPUs, CUDA, and the parallel computing paradigm.
    Technologies: GPU, CUDA, MAGMA, cuBLAS
  • Junior .NET Developer (Intern)
    2010 - 2010
    Status-C
    • Created a system for a computer service using .NET technologies.
    • Went through the full development cycle. Gathered requirements and handled design, development, bug fixing, testing, and product release.
    • Became familiar with the business development process.
    • Learned to estimate the time required for projects. Improved teamwork skills.
    • Worked as an intern for 3 months.
    Technologies: ASP.NET, DevExpress Controls, SQL Database
Experience
  • Apps for Gear App Challenge (Development)
    http://challengepost.com/users/kurak38

    I created apps for the Samsung Gear 2 challenge. The apps include:
    Remote Camera - taking remote pictures using a watch
    Gear Maps - Google Maps in a smartwatch
    GPS 2 Gear - Satellites statuses in a watch
    Matrix Clock Pro - Matrix effect in a clock widget

  • sGraph (Development)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R3LKqyeJqWk

    An application for the Samsung Smart App Challenge in 2012 that won the 3rd prize. It is an advanced mathematics graphs drawing tool with many features like zooming, drawing from point or from equation, adding comments, and sharing via Facebook. It takes advantage of the Samsung SPen SDK for Galaxy Note. I developed it with a friend.

  • Draw Your Route (Development)
    http://apps.samsung.com/venus/topApps/topAppsDetail.as?productId=000000498582

    A simple tool for drawing paths on a map and then following them. The app allows users to draw routes on maps in order to not forget which route to take or for explaining directions to other people. I developed it with a friend.

  • Splendid Effects (Development)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6VxSZUnzauE

    An advanced photo editing app for Bada OS that I created for the Samsung Electronics Poland BadaCup2 2012 where I won 2nd place. It has many filters including twirl, water, sketch, painting, and more. I developed it alongside a friend (www.splendideffects.com).

  • visionEYEr (Development)

    I won 2nd place in the Polish finals in software design with a team of 4 people. We worked closely with Dr. Andrzej Grzybowski, the head of the Department of Ophthalmology at the Poznań hospital. We created an app for a visual acuity examination by creating an eye tracking device taking advantage of nystagmus phenomena. We used OpenCV as an eye-tracking library and created software to perform the examination on patients. It was mainly implemented in C# and Silverlight. The project included a lot of teamwork, documentation, presentations, and public speaking.

  • Minister of Science and Higher Education Scholarship for Achievements in Science (Other amazing things)

    I received the national scholarship for achievements in 3 semesters from 2010-2011.

  • 10th place in Internal Samsung Top-Coder contest (Other amazing things)

    I won 10th place in the world among Samsung employees in an algorithm contest in Suwon, Korea.

  • Programming contest - algorithms (Other amazing things)

    I had many achievements in programming contests (algorithms) in Poland from 2009-2010.

Skills
  • Languages
    Java, C++, C#, SQL-99
  • Frameworks
    .NET, ASP.NET MVC 3
  • Tools
    Visual Studio 2012, Makefile, Eclipse IDE
  • Platforms
    CUDA, Android, Tizen, Oracle
  • Other
    Data Structures, Algorithms, Speech Recognition, Data Mining, Neural Networks
  • Libraries/APIs
    Tizen Wearable, Android API
  • Storage
    NoSQL, Microsoft SQL Server
Education
  • Master's degree in Computer Science
    2008 - 2013
    Poznań University of Technology - Poznań, Poland
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