Logan Raarup, Software Developer in Kolding, Denmark
Logan Raarup

Software Developer in 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

Portfolio

Experience

  • PHP, 14 years
  • JavaScript, 10 years
  • MongoDB, 5 years
  • Ruby on Rails (RoR), 5 years
  • C++, 4 years
  • Ember.js, 1 year
  • Meteor, 1 year
  • Node.js, 1 year

Location

Kolding, Denmark

Availability

Part-time

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.

Employment

  • CTO

    2014 - 2015
    TraceAd Analytics
    • 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

    2010 - 2014
    LM Wind Power
    • 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
    Freelance
    • 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
    WWI
    • 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
    pil.dk
    • 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

Experience

Skills

  • Languages

    JavaScript, Python, PHP, SQL, Ruby, C++, C, Octave, C#, Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
  • Frameworks

    Sinatra, Flask, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Ember.js
  • Paradigms

    REST, Model View Controller (MVC), Model View Viewmodel (MVVM)
  • Platforms

    Meteor, Oracle, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Docker, AWS EC2, Heroku
  • Storage

    MongoDB, MySQL, Redis, AWS S3, PostgreSQL, Memcached
  • Other

    Cython, Game Development
  • Libraries/APIs

    Node.js
  • Tools

    Adobe Illustrator, Vim Text Editor, Vagrant, MATLAB

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering and Computer Science
    2006 - 2010
    University of Southern Denmark - Odense, Denmark

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