Daniel Morris, Developer in Evansville, IN, United States
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Daniel Morris

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Software Developer

Evansville, IN, United States
Toptal Member Since
May 29, 2018

Daniel is a software developer who for more than nine years has relished working with all sorts of different technologies such as Node.js, JavaScript, Embedded C, C++, Java, .NET, and some Ruby scripting. He is also capable of quickly adapting to new environments, is a great communicator, and he sees his role as not only as a code monkey but also as a technical adviser. Challenging new problems are his favorite part of the job.


Talent Logic, Inc.
Web Scraping, Chrome Extensions, MongoDB, Meteor, PostgreSQL, Node.js
PostgreSQL, Vue, Node.js, Chrome Extensions
Ciholas, Inc.
Embedded Linux, ARM, AVR, Linux, C++, Embedded C




Preferred Environment

Git, Vim Text Editor, Linux

The most amazing...

...thing I've coded was an algorithm for tracking a devices position at high frequencies using a minimum number of RF packets.

Work Experience

Software Developer (Contract)

2016 - PRESENT
Talent Logic, Inc.
  • Built a custom CRM with Node.js, JavaScript, and Angular.
  • Developed a highly scalable web scraper that scraped over 1 million job listings a day; Used Google Puppeteer and AWS.
  • Automated emails to connect Talent Logic with potentially viable companies.
  • Created a Chrome extension to bring CRM user data into the local browser tab and simplify the recruitment process.
Technologies: Web Scraping, Chrome Extensions, MongoDB, Meteor, PostgreSQL, Node.js

Software Engineer

2015 - 2016
  • Built a web application and chrome extension to create a contextual process documentation system; used Node.js, Vue.js, and PostgreSQL.
  • Enabled employers to create web tutorials and share them and also enabled them to follow those tutorials and subsequently skip the other parts of the training.
  • Aided employee guidance via the build of the above browser extension. It was intended to run continually and guide employees through processes as needed; that way when the process changes, employees follow the latest process from right within the browser.
Technologies: PostgreSQL, Vue, Node.js, Chrome Extensions

Embedded Software Engineer

2011 - 2015
Ciholas, Inc.
  • Developed an underground communication system for mining safety equipment.
  • Integrated a low-level IP stack into an AVR32 microcontroller.
  • Built a USB driver to communicate with custom RF network used underground.
  • Created highly accurate location tracking system to keep people from being run over inside mines.
  • Built sports tracking equipment with high frequency and high accuracy player tracking; I have a patent with my name on it for this.
  • Wrote factory acceptance tests for a location-tracking device.
Technologies: Embedded Linux, ARM, AVR, Linux, C++, Embedded C

Web Developer

2009 - 2010
Ridge Tool
  • Added features to an internal CRM; used Apache Struts (Java).
  • Debugged classic ASP applications.
  • Created a media upload application for an Android phone.
Technologies: C#, ASP.NET, Active Server Pages (ASP), WebSphere, Java, Android

Computer Programmer

2009 - 2009
Mitchell Sales
  • Developed an equipment tracking system using Visual Basic for applications in Microsoft Access.
Technologies: Microsoft Access

Entrepreneur | Software Developer

2005 - 2006
  • Created a highly automated business application using Visual Basic .NET.
  • Developed a web scraper to retrieve the addresses of foreclosed houses.
  • Retrieved phone numbers based on the street address.
  • Automated the emailing of foreclosure lists and bills to customers.
Technologies: VB.NET


This is a browser extension that makes it easy to build intuitive workflows for employees and guides them through the workflow from within the browser.
2008 - 2011

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science and Engineering

University of Toledo - Toledo, OH, USA


Vue 2, Node.js, jQuery, Underscore.js, Lodash, Vuex, Puppeteer, Vue, Mandrill API, Google Maps API, Twitter API


Node Version Manager, NGINX, Git, Vim Text Editor, Microsoft Access, VirtualBox, NPM, Vue CLI, CoinGate


JavaScript, ECMAScript (ES6), Embedded C, SQL, Java, HTML5, CSS3, C++, VB.NET, Ruby, Active Server Pages (ASP), C#


Functional Programming, Object-oriented Programming (OOP)


Meteor, Linux, Amazon EC2, AVR, Embedded Linux, Android, DigitalOcean, Linode, WebSphere


PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Relational Databases, JSON


JSON Web Tokens (JWT), AngularJS, Kendo UI, Bootstrap 3+, ASP.NET


AVR32, Embedded Development, Front-end Development, Web Scraping, Chrome Extensions, ARM, System Administration

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