My name is Dan Kaplun.

I make computers do cool things for a living. Hire me!        


Senior Developer at Transparensee

Manhattan, NY
May 2012

Search engine platform with emphasis on fuzzy matching

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

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

Developer at Offerpop

Manhattan, NY
March 2011May 2012

Social media marketing startup; agile, test-driven philosophy

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

  • Automated Facebook tab administration using Graph API
  • Seamless video uploading using Vimeo's Advanced API and YouTube's Data API
  • Robust voting API using Facebook authentication

The Ohio State University

Columbus, OH
Sept. 2009Dec. 2010

Majored in math and minored in music

Cleveland State University

Cleveland, OH
Sept. 2008June 2009

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

Cuyahoga Community College

Cleveland, OH
Sept. 2007Dec. 2008

Post-secondary – exhausted course catalog in math

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

Richmond Heights High School

Cleveland, OH
Nov. 2005June 2007

Top 10 graduate; summa cum laude; with honors