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Work History

2010Present

Software Developer (competing in development challenges)

topcoder

- Currently competing in development track (Assembly and Code).
- Main programming languages: Javascript, Java.
- Technologies used: AngularJS, Node.js, D3.js, Express, Actionhero, Jade, Bootstrap, Informix, apiblueprint, Heroku, OAuth 2.0, Spring MVC.
- Some of the clients: Cessna, Hestia, IBM, NASA, TopCoder, DARPA, PayPal.

Some recent won topcoder contests:

Front-end conversion (from prototype to AngularJS application):

https://www.topcoder.com/challenge-details/30052023/?type=develop

D3JS force graph visualization:

https://www.topcoder.com/challenge-details/30051706/?type=develop#winner

Timeline feature for a web application that helps NASA mission data (Planetary Data System) reach a broader audience:

https://www.topcoder.com/challenge-details/30050631/?type=develop#winner

20112013

Software Developer

jpard (Cluj Napoca, Romania)

- Developing and maintaining JEE e-commerce applications, proposing improvements for different application components, investigating performance issues.
- Working on both user interface and back-end components, participating in the full software development cycle.
- Technologies: JEE, Spring Core, Spring Integration, ZK, JSP, Maven, Ant, MySQL, Solr.
- Continuous integration tools: Hudson, Bamboo

20092011

Software Developer

Evozon Systems (Cluj Napoca, Romania)

- Worked with different technologies/frameworks: JEE, GWT, Groovy, Seam, Richfaces, JSF.

July 2008October 2008

Software Engineer Intern

Nokia (Cluj Napoca, Romania)

- Study one of the company's products and complete different coding tasks which involved using languages like Java, Visual Basic, HTML, CSS.

Summary

I am working as a software developer on topcoder competitions. I am very passionate about programming and math and I love learning more on these topics from online courses offered by universities and by competing in coding contests.

Skills

AngularJS
Node.js
d3.js
MongoDB
Java
HTML + CSS
Spring MVC

Education

20062009

BS, Computer Science

UBB Cluj Napoca
April 2009September 2009

Certificate of completion

iQuest Java University

Portfolio

By working full time on topcoder development challenges, I managed to qualify as a finalist several years in a row:

TopCoder Open 2016 Development Finalist

http://tco16.topcoder.com/development/online-champions/ 

TopCoder Open 2015 Development Finalist

http://tco15.topcoder.com/development/online-champions/

TopCoder Open 2014 First2Finish Finalist

http://community.topcoder.com/tco14/first2finish/f2f-leaderboard/f2f-advancers-bracket/

TopCoder Open 2013 Mod Dash Finalist

http://community.topcoder.com/tco13/mod-dash/mod-dash-advancers-leaderboard/mod-dash-advancers-bracket/