Ian Roy, Developer in Cleveland, OH, United States
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Ian Roy

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Data Engineer and Developer

Cleveland, OH, United States
Toptal Member Since
December 21, 2020

Ian is a data engineer with six years of experience providing scalable and verifiable solutions. His primary focus has been on large scale data collection operations across a few different industries. Ian also has abundant experience working in the Docker ecosystem, so he excels at smoothly and efficiently integrating his code into an existing DevOps system.



Preferred Environment

Python, Linux

The most amazing...

...thing I've created would be my solutions to for dealing with many different anti-bot networks when scraping data.

Work Experience

Data Engineer

2019 - PRESENT
TPA Stream
  • Created tools that simplified the process of writing web scrapers.
  • Containerized the web scrapers so that they could be part of the DevOps pipeline.
  • Maintained the existing data pipelines by troubleshooting bugs as they occured.
Technologies: Web Scraping, Data, Python

Data Science Instructor

2018 - PRESENT
Trilogy Education Services
  • Instructed students who were learning basic programming and data analysis.
  • Troubleshot student configuration issues in a variety of different hardware and software enviorments.
  • Provided 1-on-1 tutoring to students in need of further instruction.
Technologies: Machine Learning, APIs, D3.js, JavaScript, NoSQL, SQL, Python

Software Engineer

2015 - 2018
Dakota Software
  • Maintained web scrapers for government regulations.
  • Created Selenium-based automation tools for web app testing.
  • Deployed tested code to the production environment.
Technologies: JavaScript, SQL, Python

Stock Data Pipeline

I built a distributed Python desk application that gathers and analyzes data on current stock trends. The data is stored in a document database and is designed to scale as needed for many different stock interests.


Python, SQL, JavaScript


Data Engineering, Web Scraping, Big Data, Data Analysis, Data, APIs, Machine Learning


Git, DataViz




Distributed Computing


Docker, Linux


Data Pipelines, NoSQL

2012 - 2017

Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics

Cleveland State University - Cleveland, OH, United States