Alex Riedler

I am Full-Stack Developer.
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Who am I?

I am an individual that strives to succeed, and pull everything together making every last detail count.

I strive in fixing and simplifying technological problems with my knowledge in networking, web technology, and deployment techniques. I wish to continuing developing complex and challenging software to further enrich everyday life.

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Skills & Attributes

Backend
Frontend
Design
DevOps
Algorithms

Languages

English
C/C++
Ruby
Python
Java

Hobbies & Interests

  • Cask Beer
  • Coffee
  • Live Music
  • Starcraft II

My Specialities

Backend Systems

Fast, Complex and intricate algorithms.

Front-End Web Development

Javascript, Coffeescript, you name it!

API Development

Design and implementation of api's for mobile.

Education & Jobs

September 2006 - August 2012
Bachelors of Computer Science
University of Waterloo, Canada
  • Completed all the major three computer sciences courses including: Computer Graphics, Compiler Construction, and Real-time Programming.
  • Particular interest in combinatorial optimization, economics, and physics.
May 2008 - August 2008, Jan 2009 - April 2009
Web Applications Developer
Ontario Ministry of Education, CSC
  • Developed a SQL framework for database transactions and safe querying (Java)
  • Implemented a dynamic component in JavaServer Faces (JSF)
  • Programmed application deployment scripts for Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM)
  • Integration of a web-based security framework (Java)
  • Programmed large SQL scripts for form data extraction and processing (SQL)
September 2009 - December 2009
Jr. Programmer/Application Developer
CDS Innovations Inc
  • Online tax form processing facility (Java)
  • Generic file subscription API (Java)
  • Met with clients to discuss application quality and accuracy of forms
  • Migrated legacy applications running on Lotus Domino server to Java
May 2010 - August 2010, January 2011 - Dec 2011
Design Engineer
Avvasi Inc
  • Researched and developed high-speed logging and packet capture infrastructure (C++).
  • Media identification and extraction code for fragmented MPEG-4 (C++)
  • Silverlight Smooth Streaming identification and analysis for key QoS product (C++)
  • Documented and researched methods for handling stream switching technologies
  • Implemented basis for high-speed database services on OSGi run-time platform (Java)
  • Code generation for data schema synchronization across multiple languages (Python,SQL,C++)
Sept 2012 - June 2013
Backend Engineer
500px
  • Built a recommendation engine for photos based on user segmentation
  • Design of the rating algorithm to determine if a photo is popular
  • Security analysis and patching of main application (XSS)
  • Built portfolios product from the ground up, including front-end JS and backend
August 2013 - Present
Full-Stack Developer
Willet Inc / SecondFunnel
  • Worked on core landing pages product
  • Designed unique solutions for varying customer needs
  • Used gulp.js to build a more dynamic and fluid development cycle for front-end
  • Updated legacy code to use CommonJS modules
  • Setup a full deployment and provision architecture in Ansible

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