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Daniel Yinanc, Software Developer in Toronto, ON, Canada
Daniel Yinanc

Software Developer in Toronto, ON, Canada

Member since October 21, 2017
Daniel is a software development professional who takes real pride and joy in his work. Spending the last two decades in software development from hybrid native to the back-end, data science to DevOps and the cloud, he's built well-rounded expertise that he is able to draw from. Customer satisfaction is his core value, and he can't wait to discuss your project needs.
Daniel is now available for hire



  • DevOps, 14 years
  • Jenkins, 12 years
  • Cybersecurity, 10 years
  • Performance Testing, 10 years
  • Cloud, 10 years
  • React Native, 3 years
Toronto, ON, Canada



Preferred Environment


The most amazing...

...thing I have done was to invent a refining technology while bootstrapping the first and only lean agile startup in the oil and gas industry.


  • Tech Lead and Solution Architect

    2017 - PRESENT
    Digital Nomad Inc.
    • Developed a Firebase integrated hybrid mobile App serving financial services clients of a startup fintech firm.
    • Designed technical interviews and selected top onshore and offshore engineers for Skunk Works innovation teams.
    • Designed and implemented cloud-based DevOps pipeline for a cryptocurrency using Ethereum blockchain platform.
    • Designed and led the implementation of machine learning applications for prediction, clustering, and classification on historical/real-time real estate data and digital media.
    • Designed cloud platforms using Pivotal Cloud Foundry/Kubernetes, and microservice OpenAPIs for a major public sector client.
    Technologies: AWS, Kubernetes, Jenkins, Spring Boot, React, Angular, TensorFlow
  • Chief Engineer

    2016 - 2017
    Manulife Inc.
    • Deployed applications to Manulife’s brand new cloud foundry driven PAAS and built a continuous. deployment system using Pivotal’s CI framework concourse.
    • Developed cutting-edge prototypes on pivotal cloud foundry using machine learning models while mentoring developers to work on firm’s first internal skunkworks projects outfit.
    • Led multicultural international Agile DevOps teams through end-to-end SDLC:, microservices, feature development, operations, debugging and software maintenance.
    • Designed enterprise wide applications as microservice APIs and ensures highest software development standards (TDD & BDD) are a utilized in massively scalable manner in building them.
    • Recruited, mentored and trained four development teams on cloud friendly technologies such as.Java, Docker, Scala, CI/CD and server-side and client-side JavaScript.
    • Ensured Manulife’s first SAAS product success by developing product features, writing unit and. integration tests, algorithmic optimization, debugging and application monitoring.
    Technologies: Cloud Foundry, Java, Python, Akka, Numpy, Pandas, Scikit-Learn, NLTK, OpenStack, Docker, EC2/AWS, NodeJS, Scala, AngularJS, RabbitMQ, MSSQL, Redis, Azure, Gradle
  • Development Team Lead and Software Solutions Architect

    2014 - 2016
    Ericsson Worldwide Inc.
    • Contributed product vision, project leadership and software engineering expertise through SDLC, utilizing cutting edge API and microservice architectures.
    • Served as cloud administration, Linux OS, application deployment, containerization, configuration and maintenance SME with a multi-national development services team.
    • Led a DevOps team of 7 through hands on development, feature design, and maintenance of new features, level 3 support, subject matter expertise and escalations/investigations for highly scalable distributed software used in continuous software integration, tracing and monitoring.
    • Designed and led the development of Ericsson’s open-sourced High Availability Jenkins Plugin (HAJP), using a Jenkins mixed cluster with Akka and Java virtual machines using Jenkins API and Scala.
    • Advised product management and architecture teams on multiple international locations and proposes strategy changes to maximize Ericsson’s productivity in technology development.
    • Recognized as an all-star technology leader and solutions architect serving as design, development, deployment and cloud solutions provider for half a dozen new service launches.
    Technologies: Java, Akka, TDD, BDD, Docker, EC2/AWS, NodeJS, Python, MongoDb, JavaScript, Scala, Erlang, RabbitMQ, ElasticSearch, Hadoop, Spark, Hive on Spark, Jenkins, Git, Maven
  • Co-founder & VP of Engineering and Development

    2011 - 2014
    Raincheck Global Inc.
    • Designed and developed high availability web applications utilizing extreme programming techniques and cutting edge technologies on cloud application development platforms.
    • Spearheaded geographical intelligence (GIS) application development using Open Source server and client technologies.
    • Directed project planning sessions focused on assessing business requirements and potential IT solutions with managers, business analysts, and team members.
    • Recruited and led nearshore, onshore and offshore design and development teams from the United States, Canada, and India.
    • Managed code reviews, administered production servers and verifies the alignment of solutions with architectural specifications.
    Technologies: Java, J2EE, EC2/AWS, Google Cloud, NodeJS, MongoDB, Jenkins, JavaScript, MYSQL, MSSQL, Git, Android, Python, Django, GIS
  • Data Scientist and Application Developer

    2011 - 2013
    Mawer Investment Mgmt Ltd.
    • Designed, developed, and maintained business intelligence and reporting web applications replacing legacy crystal reports utilizing Web 2.0 technologies in collaboration with Research and Portfolio Management.
    • Lead SQL and ETL development for reporting applications utilizing SSIS, Pentaho and Java/Talend applications.
    • Conceptualized and developed a business intelligence, portfolio return analysis Intranet web application that linked the company with external databases and delivered analysis in table, graphical, and pivot formats.
    • Analyzed corporate data and implemented machine learning models utilizing regression, classification, clustering, and natural language processing (NLP) for equity research and sales/marketing target identification and business intelligence development purposes.
    • Appointed to serve as an enterprise data custodian responsible for building data dashboards and led/oversaw corporate data governance strategy.
    Technologies: Java, J2EE, NoSQL, NodeJS, JavaScript, Python, Numpy, Pandas, Scikit-Learn, NLTK, MSSQL, ORM, TALEND, SQL, HG, MongoDB


  • DevOpsicon (Development)

    Purpose of DevOpsIcon organization is to demonstrate for the benefit of open source community, best practices involved in DevOpsifying a realistic app with realistic components:

    - Rest Microservices (Sales, Expenses, and Users)
    - Customer Facing (Hybrid Mobile App)
    - Message Bus Microservices (Files)
    - Tool agnosticity (all build tools can do the job)
    - Language agnosticity (all languages can do the job)


  • Languages

    Java, JavaScript, Scala, Python
  • Paradigms

    DevOps, Unit Testing, Functional Testing, ETL, Functional Programming, Concurrent Programming, Penetration Testing
  • Other

    Pipelines, Performance Testing, APM, Cybersecurity, Application Security, Information Security, AWS DevOps, Cloud, Agile Software Testing, Tornado
  • Frameworks

    Spring Boot, Express.js, React Native, Angular, Koa
  • Libraries/APIs

    React, TensorFlow, Keras, Scikit-learn
  • Tools

    Jenkins, Travis CI, CircleCI
  • Platforms

    Kubernetes, Docker
  • Storage

    MySQL, MongoDB, Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL, Neo4j


  • Master of Engineering degree in Telecommunications Engineering
    2008 - 2010
    University of Alberta - Edmonton, AB
  • International Master of Business Administration degree in Innovation and Business
    2005 - 2007
    Schulich School of Business - Toronto, ON
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and Physics
    2001 - 2005
    Rutgers University - New Brunswick, NJ
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