Randy Pensinger - Software Engineer


Not interested in job opportunities. ~~Considering holistic software engineering opportunities.~~

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Work History

MediaAlpha - Vertical Search Lead Exchange

Senior Software Engineer & Tech Team Lead: March 2016 - Present

Improvements to exchange SPA, ad serving, and reporting infrastructure. Leadership for machine learning team (real-time bidding, publisher optimizations, anomaly detection). Assisted with M&A. Assisted in VPC migration, build & release engineering, dev-ops and pager duty.
Assisted with integrations (publisher, advertiser, third-party).

Porch.com - Home Improvement Marketplace

Senior Software Engineer: September 2013 – January 2015

Co-authored Managed Data service (master data management), Published Data service (aggregates, search indices, denormalizations). SQL migrations and query tuning. Optimized landing page performance, search page performance. Assisted in VPC migration, build & release engineering, dev-ops and pager duty.

Opera Solutions - Predictive Analytics

Senior Software Engineer: December 2011 – August 2013

Assisted development and usage of GLM, Restricted-Boltzmann, K-Means. Assisted in model creation optimizations. Authored calculation log, model summary UI, model drift detection tools.

Gaikai - Video Game Streaming Startup

Software Engineer: August 2011 - December 2011

Implemented client-facing game/server availability API for youtube launch.

SpeedTax - Sales Tax S.A.S.

Software Engineer: December 2009 – July 2011

Developed tax calculation API and tax return generation. Authored streamlined sales tax integration. Authored in-house sales tax jurisdiction resolution. Re-wrote web console. Briefly lead team during leadership transition.


Stanford University, BS Computer Science Graduated: June 14 2009 GPA: 3.337