Dany Caissy, Software Developer in Montreal, Canada
Dany Caissy

Software Developer in Montreal, Canada

Member since April 27, 2017
Dany has over 13 years of experience in tech, working as a software developer, product manager, technical interviewer, and more. Dany's also done product management work in different capacities—leading software projects as a senior developer or during his time at ThemeIsle. At ThemIsle, Dany improved the profitability of some of the most popular WordPress plugins, making the top 10 list with 300,000 active users.
Dany is now available for hire


  • Multiple
    PHP 7, Laravel, JavaScript, MySQL, Product Management, Web Project Management...
  • ThemeIsle
    Product Management, Project Management, Scrum, MySQL, Agile, Kanban, GitHub...
  • Thinkful
    Product Management, Scrum, Agile, MySQL, Project Management, CSS, HTML...



Montreal, Canada



Preferred Environment

Postman, SQLyog, Linux, Windows, Git, PhpStorm

The most amazing...

...project I've worked on was Quickpages.co—it provides a free service and is now being used by tens of thousands of people!


  • Software Engineer | Product Manager | Talent Screener

    2017 - PRESENT
    • Worked with or led a team to develop an application from the ground up, typically with PHP and Laravel but sometimes with Python and Node.js (software engineer).
    • Worked with the client to identify stories and epics, created and managed tasks, identified resources needed and work with Scrum or Kanban to deliver the project (technical project manager).
    • Managed transition of projects to the cloud (AWS, Digital Ocean) or other cloud-related tasks.
    • Created technical tests and interview potential developers to grow my clients' teams.
    Technologies: PHP 7, Laravel, JavaScript, MySQL, Product Management, Web Project Management, Talent Management, Amazon Web Services (AWS), DigitalOcean, HTML, CSS, Apache, LAMP, Databases
  • Product Manager

    2019 - 2020
    • Conducted user research including creating surveys and interviewing users.
    • Performed multiple competitors and market analyses for multiple projects.
    • Managed multiple projects, using the Kanban methodology.
    • Defined the product direction including which features to include and in which release.
    • Communicated and collaborated with multiple teams (QA, marketing, content, and so on).
    • Wrote documentation about new features, including API documentation.
    • Managed automated emails to new and existing users, workflows and more.
    Technologies: Product Management, Project Management, Scrum, MySQL, Agile, Kanban, GitHub, Asana, API Documentation
  • Technical Interviewer | Mentor

    2016 - 2019
    • Gave practice technical interview to programming students (we even use Toptal interview questions sometimes).
    • Reviewed student portfolio projects (necessary to pass the course).
    • Provided mentorship, tips, and tricks in regards to the job market and interviews in general.
    • Guided students through team projects acting as the product owner (project manager) using the Scrum methodology.
    Technologies: Product Management, Scrum, Agile, MySQL, Project Management, CSS, HTML, JavaScript, Node.js, Interviewing
  • Senior Software Developer

    2015 - 2017
    • Integrated complex API providers with our platform (AdWords, Analytics, DFP, Instagram, Pinterest, Bing, Yahoo, and more).
    • Optimized the processing of data and queries on large databases (2TB+ Redshift database).
    • Led and designed important platform features and used project management tools such as Jira.
    • Mentored and code-reviewed newer developers on the platform.
    • Wrote the code challenges used during the interview process for potential employees.
    Technologies: Product Management, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Scrum, Agile, JavaScript, API Development, SOAP, REST, Magento, Zend Framework, Linux, Redshift, PostgreSQL, Git, MySQL, Project Management, Python, PHP, API Documentation, APIs, Writing & Editing, LAMP, Apache, Databases
  • Senior Software Developer

    2013 - 2015
    SekureCard Services
    • Defined the requirements in collaboration with C-level executives of a 500+ person company.
    • Implemented major database changes affecting hundreds of pages while maintaining data integrity.
    • Optimized complex reports using tables of several million rows.
    • Created complex, interactive pages using Ajax and jQuery.
    Technologies: Project Management, Scrum, Agile, API Development, jQuery, Ajax, MySQL, JavaScript, PHP, Databases
  • Web Developer

    2013 - 2013
    • Developed single-handedly an important (featured on front page) section of a website with 15 million visits a month.
    • Optimized several MySQL queries and occasionally used Memcached for a critical, higher-traffic functionality.
    • Participated in design discussions.
    • Added major features on a high-traffic review site, Forlocations.com.
    Technologies: API Development, Zend Framework, Redis, Memcached, JavaScript, jQuery, Ajax, MySQL, PHP, Databases
  • Microsoft Dynamics AX Software Consultant

    2012 - 2013
    • Customized the complex ERP, software for large customers (+500 million revenue) on large data sets.
    • Developed large complex SQL queries to solve elaborate business requirements for leaders in their respective industry.
    • Worked concurrently on multiple projects for multiple clients.
    Technologies: Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), SQL, X++, Databases
  • Web Developer

    2010 - 2012
    • Added extended reporting features and contributed to a complex database schema containing over a 100 tables.
    • Presented to the company (30+) and participated in the implementation of Agile methodologies on the development team.
    • Mentored interns new to the company.
    Technologies: API Development, MySQL, CodeIgniter, jQuery, JavaScript, PHP, Databases


  • Quickpages.co

    This is a free forever landing page generator used by thousands of people. It was built entirely in Laravel (now on 5.6). Try it out! Over 30,000 users have already done it.

  • SetFlairByKarma

    A Reddit robot made in Python was used to assign flair colors to the comments of subscribers who were especially useful in the subreddit (community). Currently used on /r/cscareerquestions, the largest (100,000 subscribers) community for careers in computer science, which I moderate.


  • Languages

    PHP 7, PHP, SQL, HTML5, HTML, JavaScript, Python, CSS
  • Libraries/APIs

    API Development, DFP API, Twitter API, Google Analytics API, LinkedIn API, Facebook API, Yahoo! API, AdWords API, Instagram API, jQuery, Bing API, Pinterest API, Node.js, Nativo API, Facebook Marketing API, DoubleClick API, Twilio API
  • Tools

    Asana, Apache, PhpStorm, Git, SQLyog, Postman, GitHub, Amazon CloudFront CDN, Composer, Google Webmaster Tools, Google Analytics
  • Paradigms

    Kanban, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Agile, Scrum, On-page SEO, REST
  • Platforms

    LAMP, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Windows, Magento, Amazon EC2, Sizmek, Marketo, Linux, DigitalOcean
  • Storage

    JSON, MySQL, Databases, PostgreSQL, Redshift, Memcached, Redis, Amazon S3 (AWS S3)
  • Other

    APIs, API Integration, Team Mentoring, Ajax, Back-end, Web Development, Product Management, Writing & Editing, API Documentation, SOAP, Interviewing, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Semrush, Blade, eCommerce, Web Project Management, Talent Management
  • Frameworks

    PHPUnit, Laravel, Slim, CodeIgniter, Bootstrap, JSON Web Tokens (JWT), Flask, Eloquent
  • Industry Expertise

    Project Management


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science
    2009 - 2012
    Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières - Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada

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