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Wager Dan

Dan Wager

Software Engineer

Name:Dan Wager
Email:me@danwager.com
Seattle-based Musician & Software Engineer

Experience

July 2015 - October 2016

Slope

Backend Software Engineer
  • Led the design and implementation of entire product’s backend services and REST API
  • Raised a $1M seed round during our public beta with over 1000 users signed up
  • Deployed and maintained backend services on Azure and AWS as leader of DevOps
  • Delivered continuous updates using agile development practices within our six-person, early-stage startup

Tech: Node.js, React, Redis, DocumentDB, RabbitMQ, Azure Web Apps, Amazon EC2

April 2013 - June 2016

Minecraft Network, Eximius Gaming

Developer & Owner
  • Developed a system in Java to control communication between hundreds of Minecraft server instances
  • Created a web app to directly monitor all custom services and the entire server’s network status in real-time
  • Managed a team of 30 staff that provided support to keep games fair for 900,000+ total unique users

Tech: Java, MongoDB, Redis, Spigot, BungeeCord, Node.js

Projects

nosql-sql

Owner
  • Node.js library to abstract creation of parameterized SQL queries for Azure’s DocumentDB service
  • Accepts MongoDB-style query objects as input and outputs formatted SQL statements
  • Implemented internally at Slope to simplify all database query creation in Javascript

Tech: Javascript

2013 - 2014

GiveMeAway

  • Windows desktop application to handle selecting giveaway winners on YouTube from the comments
  • Implemented HTML parsing algorithm to work around YouTube’s 1000-comment API limit
  • Developed and integrated custom validation system connected to PayPal for premium users

Tech: C#, .NET 4.0, PHP, MySQL, YouTube Data API

Education

2014 - 2016

University of Washington

B.Sc. Computer Science & Software Engineering
2012 - 2014

North Seattle College

Computer Science
2007 - 2010

University of Miami

Studio Music & Jazz - Saxophone Performance

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