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Tony Tan, Python Developer in Atlanta, KS, United States
Tony Tan

Python Developer in Atlanta, KS, United States

Member since January 7, 2016
Tony is an enthusiastic open source developer, an active professional, and an entrepreneur. He specializes in full-stack development using Python, JavaScript, and various big data/open source technologies. He developed a few pieces of open source cloud software at Rackspace in the past two years. He is a good communicator, a determined problem solver, and an enthusiastic challenge-seeker.
Tony is now available for hire



  • Python, 8 years
  • JavaScript, 4 years
  • Flask, 4 years
  • Django, 4 years
  • Bootstrap, 4 years
  • jQuery, 4 years
  • Backbone.js, 4 years
  • Cassandra, 2 years
Atlanta, KS, United States



Preferred Environment

Eclipse, Git, SVN, Linux/Mac OS X

The most amazing...

...things I've developed are Rackspace's OpenStack Cloud CDN software along with other cloud software features.


  • Senior Software Developer

    2014 - PRESENT
    • Developed a cloud content delivery network (CDN) provisioning a RESTful API using Python.
    • Worked with CDN professionals to map CDN terminologies to Python models and Cassandra back-end tables/column families.
    • Developed a continuous integration and continuous development (CI/CD) process using Jenkins, Tox, and a set of other OpenStack technologies.
    • Contributed to software deployment to servers using Salt, Nginx, and Uwsgi.
    • Participated in production server troubleshooting, bug fixing, performance optimizing, etc.
    Technologies: Python, OpenStack, Linux
  • Senior Software Developer

    2012 - 2014
    • Developed cloud-based warehouse management software using Python/Django.
    • Implemented a warehouse management data store using PostgreSQL.
    • Implemented a user interface using JavaScript/Dojo library.
    • Optimized performance by writing database stored procedures and C code integrations.
    • Built unit/functional test processes to improve the quality of the software.
    Technologies: Python, Django, PostgresSQL, Linux, JavaScript, Dojo/jQuery
  • Contract Python Developer

    2011 - 2012
    Sears Holdings Corporation
    • Helped develop a monitoring system in NOC based on graphite with Python/Django, JavaScript, and other web technologies.
    Technologies: Python, JavaScript, Sencha
  • Contract Python Developer

    2009 - 2010
    Texas Water Development Board
    • Wrote Python processes to extract data from various sources and export them to a Microsoft SQL Server database.
    Technologies: Python, Microsoft SQL Server, Linux



  • Languages

    Python, CSS, HTML, JavaScript, Java
  • Frameworks

    Django, Flask, Bootstrap, Dojo
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery, Flask-RESTful, Backbone.js, React
  • Tools

    Eclipse IDE
  • Storage

    MySQL, Cassandra, PostgreSQL, MongoDB
  • Paradigms

    Kanban, Agile Software Development
  • Platforms

    OpenStack, Linux


  • Master's degree in Computer Science
    2007 - 2009
    Stephen.F.Austin State University - Nacogdoches, Texas
  • Master's degree in Applied Mathematics
    2004 - 2007
    Kunming University of Science and Technology - Kunming, Yunnan, China
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science
    2000 - 2004
    Kunming University of Science and Technology - Kunming, Yunan, China
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