My name is Dan Kaplun.

I am an ambitious, highly proficient self-taught developer, and I make mission-critical product. If I sound like the kind of guy with whom you'd like to work, tell me!
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Developer at Transparensee

May 2012
Manhattan, NY

Search engine platform with emphasis on fuzzy matching

Stack: Python (Django), JavaScript (jQuery), AWS (EC2, RDS, S3, etc.)

  • Maintainer of service and code for largest client
  • Role-based administration tool built on top of Django
  • Redesigned search interface; introduced criteria prioritization

Developer at Offerpop

March 2011May 2012
Manhattan, NY

Social media marketing startup; agile, test-driven philosophy

Stack: Python (Django, mod_python), JavaScript (jQuery, Prototype), MySQL, Apache, Ubuntu

The Ohio State University

Sept. 2009Dec. 2010
Columbus, OH

Majored in math and minored in music

Cleveland State University

Sept. 2008June 2009
Cleveland, OH

Post-secondary — aced graduate-level math courses while enrolled in high school

1st place in math competition

Represented CSU as member of 1st place two-person team in regional math competition; 4th place overall among 50+ teams

Cuyahoga Community College

Sept. 2007Dec. 2008
Cleveland, OH

Post-secondary — exhausted course catalog in math

2nd place two-person team in web design and coding competition

Richmond Heights High School

Nov. 2005June 2007
Cleveland, OH

Top 10 graduate; summa cum laude; with honors