Randy Pensinger - Software Engineer

Objective

Not actually Considering holistic software engineering opportunities.

Primary Skills

Secondary Skills

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 (ad ranking, publisher optimization, anomaly detection, campaign optimization). Assisted with acquisitions (health/life/medicare). Assisted with integrations (publisher, advertiser).

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. Authored calculation log, model summary UI, model drift detection tools. Assisted in model creation optimizations.

Gaikai - Video Game Streaming Startup

Software Engineer: August 2011 - December 2011

Re-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.

Education

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