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Logan Raarup

Logan Raarup

Kolding, Denmark
Member since July 6, 2015
Logan is a full-stack engineer who has been developing web applications for more than 14 years. He has worked with a wide variety of organizations, ranging from startups to large corporations, on projects that required knowledge about web applications, distributed systems, scientific computing, and embedded software. Nowadays, his primary tools are Node.js, Meteor, Ruby on Rails, Python, and PHP.
Logan is now available for hire
  • PHP, 14 years
  • JavaScript, 10 years
  • Ruby on Rails (RoR), 5 years
  • MongoDB, 5 years
  • C++, 4 years
  • Ember.js, 1 year
  • Meteor, 1 year
  • Node.js, 1 year
Kolding, Denmark
Preferred Environment
Mac OS X/Linux, Vim, Git, Vagrant
The most amazing...
...thing I've achieved through software automation is reducing the time-to-market of wind turbine blades by several weeks.
  • CTO
    TraceAd Analytics
    2014 - 2015
    • Improved real-time analytics performance using MongoDB MapReduce.
    • Successfully rebuilt the platform on Amazon Web Services, using EC2, ELB, S3, RDS, and ElastiCache to increase availability and reduce costs.
    • Implemented a connectivity platform in Ruby on Rails.
    • Optimized performance to achieve <15ms average response time and handle >1000 rps.
    • Implemented a pattern recognition algorithm for allowing the end user to design URL rules without typing.
    Technologies: PHP, MySQL, Ruby on Rails, MongoDB, Python, JS
  • Structural Design Engineer
    LM Wind Power
    2010 - 2014
    • Reduced errors and improved time-to-market by automating wind turbine blade design processes and reporting.
    • Increased transparency and understanding of manufacturing processes by implementing a 3D visualization tool in C++/OpenGL.
    • Designed and built a collaborative design and documentation platform and REST API using Oracle/C++/Python.
    • Implemented and deployed embedded software for real-time processing of sensor data.
    • Built and open sourced a C++ REST client for mapping APIs to an object model.
    Technologies: C++, Boost, Python, Flask, NumPy, C#, Oracle
  • Software Engineer
    2006 - 2010
    • Built marketing-specialized CMS for a startup.
    • Built custom applications for various clients.
    • Created a social platform and photo sharing service for cooking hobbyists with geo-indexing.
    • Delivered lots of client websites built with a simple and intuitive custom CMS.
    • Developed an order-management platform for a startup.
    Technologies: PHP, Ruby on Rails, PostgreSQL, MongoDB
  • Software Engineer
    2005 - 2006
    • Developed an automated domain queueing and registration tool for sunrise periods.
    • Implemented an online ad analytics platform.
    • Implemented internal frameworks for web applications.
    • Maintained an in-house CMS.
    • Integrated web shops with the customer's Axapta system for generating product spec PDFs dynamically.
    Technologies: PHP, MySQL, JS
  • Freelance Software Consultant
    2002 - 2005
    • Built a CMS targeted for entertainment industry professionals.
    • Helped build a credit card processing platform.
    • Developed a member management application for political organizations.
    • Maintained a custom CMS for a large-scale website.
    • Implemented a tool for managing and sharing of large assets through WebDAV.
    Technologies: PHP, Perl, JS, PostgreSQL
  • Languages
    SQL, Python, C++, PHP, Ruby, JavaScript, C, Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), C#, Octave
  • Frameworks
    Sinatra, Flask, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Ember.js
  • Paradigms
    REST, Model View Controller (MVC), Model View Viewmodel (MVVM)
  • Platforms
    Meteor, Oracle, Docker, Amazon Web Services (AWS), AWS EC2, Heroku
  • Storage
    AWS S3, Redis, MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, Memcached
  • Libraries/APIs
  • Tools
    Vim Text Editor, Adobe Illustrator, Vagrant, MATLAB
  • Misc
    Game Development
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering and Computer Science
    University of Southern Denmark - Odense, Denmark
    2006 - 2010
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