GLEN TAKAHASHI

SOFTWARE ENGINEER

Currently studying Computer Science at UCLA. I love making random apps and taking things apart. My favorite thing right now is teaching myself finance and trying to apply my skills to it.

  • Computer Science B.S.
  • UCLA Class of 2015
  • 20
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • me@glentaka.com
  • +1 408 647 6220

Employment

  • Software Engineering InternJun 2013 - Sept 2013

    Palantir Technologies

    Investigated different MapReduce technologies to improve performance over large datasets on machines.

    Began integrating said technologies into Metropolis platform as an API.

  • Software & Web DeveloperJan 2012 - Present

    Simul8 Group

    Creating a website using asynchronous search to provide users with articles compiled from multiple databases.

    Improving a Python REST API which provides article data to websites.

  • Software Engineering InternJune 2012 - Sept 2012

    Adobe Systems Inc.

    Designed and programmed an internal tool with wxPython to facilitate compiling and building Adobe Acrobat.

    Prototyped a new website in Django/HTML5 to demonstrate some unreleased features, and their integration with websites in the cloud.

  • Software DeveloperJan 2012 - May 2012

    CASSEL, UCLA

    Wrote software to help experimenters manage data and facilitate running experiments.

    Managed backend servers which handled experiments, hosted websites, etc.

  • Software DeveloperJan 2011 - Sept 2011

    Extreme Learning

    Created a website in PHP to better handle data entry for student testing and analysis.

    Setup a new Ubuntu Server with SVN for testing experimental websites and running a version control server.

Education

  • Computer Science2011 - 2015 (expected)

    University of California, Los Angeles

    GPA: 3.5
    Courses taken/taking: Intro to Computer Science, Linux/Unix, Intro to Artifical Intelligence, Multivariable Calculus, Discrete Math, Linear Algebra, German

Programming Languages

  • Python

  • C/C++

  • Javascript

  • C#

  • Java

  • HTML5/CSS

  • PHP/SQL

Technologies

  • Linux

  • Perforce

  • jQuery

  • Node.js

  • SVN

  • Git

  • Django

Software

  • Apache

  • Nginx

  • MySQL

  • Hadoop/Hive

Languages

  • English

  • German

  • Spanish

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Contact info

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