Aviram Kofman, Software Design Developer in Be'er Sheva, Israel
Aviram Kofman

Software Design Developer in Be'er Sheva, Israel

Member since June 1, 2019
Aviram places a strong emphasis on quality and maintainability. He is an avid programmer and data enthusiast with expertise in software design, full-stack development, functional programming, and data science. He was awarded a gold medal in Kaggle's data science competition, mentored students at Udacity, and delivered projects for companies like Amazon, Alibaba, and Nike.
Aviram is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

Location

Be'er Sheva, Israel

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Windows 10, PyCharm, Vim, Git, VSCode

The most amazing...

...project I've built is an automated data enriching system used to gather and enrich data sets for data science-related tasks.

Employment

  • Senior Full-stack Python Engineer

    2019 - 2019
    Brightfield Group, LLC (via Toptal)
    • Developed and deployed various ETL processes using Python, Big Query, GCS, and Docker.
    • Developed internal web-based tools written in Elm, Python, and Flask.
    • Collected data using web scrapers.
    Technologies: Python, Web Scraping, GCS, BigQuery, Docker, ETL, Elm
  • Data Scientist

    2018 - 2019
    EverCompliant
    • Led and developed multiple small-scale internal projects from research, design, development, deployment, and maintenance.
    • Maintained existing production machine learning pipelines.
    • Conducted data research, and improved the performance of machine learning models.
    • Worked with companies like Amazon, Alibaba and Nike as clients.
    Technologies: AWS, Python, Web Scraping, PyTorch, Scikit-learn, Pandas
  • Classroom Mentor

    2017 - 2018
    Udacity
    • Provided online guidance and help for multiple 30-40 people classrooms.
    • Reviewed the code of student projects.
    Technologies: React, Machine Learning, Deep Learning
  • Full-stack Developer

    2016 - 2017
    Self-employed
    • Built and maintained a mobile, web-based app from scratch.
    • Improved existing infrastructure.
    Technologies: Python, JavaScript, React
  • Full-stack Developer

    2011 - 2016
    Military
    • Built and maintained multiple web apps.
    • Optimized the performance and reliability of critical applications.
    • Mentored new recruits.
    Technologies: C#, Python, JavaScript, React

Experience

  • Gold Medal Winner for a Data Science Competition on Kaggle (Other amazing things)
    https://www.kaggle.com/doodledood

    Placed 12th out of 3343 other participants at the C-Core Iceberg Challenge competition on Kaggle. I was awarded a gold medal.

  • Factorial (Development)
    http://gofactorial.com

    An app that helps you run experiments in order to improve a process or understand it better.
    It allows for multivariate analysis of factors, suggestions for the best plan of experiments for maximum statistical power, and an estimation of the best factor combinations to achieve a desired outcome.

Skills

  • Languages

    HTML, Python, JavaScript, Elm, CSS, C#, HTML5, CSS3, SQL, Haskell, C++, Java, TypeScript
  • Frameworks

    Flask, Redux, AngularJS, React Native, AWS EMR, Unity3D, Bootstrap 4, Serverless Framework, Spark, Selenium
  • Libraries/APIs

    React, Pandas, PyTorch, Node.js, TensorFlow, OpenGL, PySpark, NumPy, SpaCy
  • Tools

    Vim Text Editor, PyCharm, Git, AWS ECS, uWSGI, Nginx, Docker Compose, BigQuery, Apache Airflow, Boto 3
  • Paradigms

    Test-driven Development (TDD), Agile Software Development, Functional Programming, Database Design, Web Architecture, Continuous Integration (CI), ETL
  • Platforms

    Amazon Web Services (AWS), AWS Lambda, Docker, Firebase, AWS Kinesis, Apache Kafka, Heroku, Android, Ubuntu, Visual Studio Code, Google App Engine
  • Storage

    MySQL, AWS S3, AWS RDS, SQLite, Redis, MongoDB, Memcached, AWS DynamoDB, Google Cloud
  • Other

    Front-end, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Genetic Algorithms, Code Refactoring, Software Design, Web Scraping, System Architecture, Serverless, WebSockets, Memcha, Semantic UI, Scraping, Text Processing, Tornado

Education

  • Deep Learning Foundations Nano-degree in Computer Science
    2017 - 2018
    Udacity - USA
  • Machine Learning Engineer Nano-degree in Computer Science
    2017 - 2018
    Udacity - USA
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science
    2011 - 2015
    College Of Management - Israel

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