Holden Karau

530 Highland ave., Ottawa, Ontario, K2A 2J7 , (425) 233 8271

3407 24th Street, San Francisco, 94110 , (425) 233 8271

holden@pigscanfly.ca

Highlight of Achievements

Skills and Proficiencies

Programming Languages

Scala, Scheme, Java, Perl, PHP, C, C++, SQL

Markup Languages

LaTeX, HTML, XML

Development Tools

Spark, Valgrind, GDB, Emacs, CVS, SVN, GIT, SWIG

Work Experience

Databricks

Senior Software Development Engineer [February 2014 - Present]

Google

Software Development Engineer [August 2012-February 2014]

Foursquare

Software Development Engineer [March 2011-August 2012]

Amazon

Software Development Engineer [September 2009-March 2011]

Software Development Intern [Summer 2008]

Microsoft

Program Manager Intern [Winter 2008]

Google

Summer of Code [Summer 2007]

UW Enterprise Co-Op

Software Developer and Everything Else [work-term Summer 2007]

Xandros - Linux Distribution

Software Developer, Core-OS [work-term Fall 2006]

Pigs Can Fly Computing - Computer Consulting Company

Owner, Programmer, Systems Administrator [Summer 2002 - Fall 2006]

Net Integration - Linux based intelligent servers

"Evil Death Ray" [work-term Winter 2006]

Department of Housing Technology Waterloo - Residence computer network

Senior Residence Computer Consultant [Fall 2005, May 2006 - September 2007]

Technical Support Specialist [work-term Summer 2005]

Organizations

University of Waterloo Computer Science Club

Systems Administrator: Fall 2005, Summer 2006, and Winter 2007

Treasurer: Winter 2005

President: Fall 2007

IEEE Computer Society

Student Member 2004 - to present

Education


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