KELVIN FICHTER

SUMMARY


Full-time blockchain developer in a complicated love-hate relationship with JavaScript, Solidity, and Python. Blockchain, applied crypto, and python scripting enthusiast.

EXPERIENCE


Software Engineer | Tech Lead

Apr. 2016 -

Axiom Technology Group, Chicago, IL

  • Designing production-level blockchain solutions both in-house and for external clients. Focused on merging the practical aspects of blockchain technology with existing systems.

Software Engineer

Sept. 2016 - Feb. 2017

Oraclize Ltd., London, England | Brooklyn, NY

  • Developed decentralized applications on the Ethereum blockchain that leverage the Oraclize blockchain oracle service. Divised viable use cases for blockchain oracles to better promote the Oraclize service.

Software Engineer

Summer 2016

E.ON SE | Uniper Technologies Limited, Nottinghamshire, England

  • Built a live energy asset data visualization tool/framework for multiple platforms (web, iOS, Android, Windows Phone) with an Angular 2/Ionic 2 front-end and an ASP.NET Web API.

Engineering Intern

Summer 2015

ACME Smoked Fish Corp., Brooklyn, NY

  • Built a script to visualize worker productivity statistics from an ODBC data source. Later fully implemented for factory use.
  • Developed an algorithm to trace untracked material through the production process.

Software Development Intern

Summer 2013

North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

  • Helped design a crime scene simulation tool for the Unity Game Engine, written in C# and Java. Worked closely with graduate and undergraduate students to implement fluid story telling as an aid to crime scene investigators.

EDUCATION


Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

2015 - 2019

Computer Science, GPA: 3.9/4.0

The Bronx High School of Science, New York City, NY

2011 - 2015

GPA: 3.9/4.0

PROJECTS


EL Tags

2016

Winning Hack @ MD5 Hacks 2016

Hardware/Software Engineer
  • An arduino/Python system designed decrease occupational hazard for firefighters. This minimalistic hardware solution allows emergency services personnel to accurately and passively report their positions inside of a structure without major overhead or additional effort.

be - your own bank

2016

First place @ Hack / Make The Bank 2016

Ðapp developer
  • A simple wallet-managing smart contract and front-end interface linked to the Proof of Identiy Ðapp by Oraclize. The interface allows the holder of an Estonian e-Resident ID to instantly access a private, non-custodian Ethereum wallet resolved from the resident's public serial number. be was presented at London FinTech Week 2016.

StreetCred

2016

Second place @ POST /bank hackathon koeln 2016

Ðapp developer
  • An app that enables users to make street donations safely via blockchain technology. StreetCred makes small change donations easier and safer through Ethereum smart contracts and non-profit networks. The service utilizes scannable (paper) Ethereum wallets with credits that can be redeemed at partnering merchants.

OpenATC

2016

Project lead
  • An open source response to the increasingly automated sneaker and clothing industry. OpenATC is a collection of Python scripts designed to automate the checkout process for several major online retailers and to "level the playing field" of the secondary sneaker market.

rosy

2016

Best use of AWS @ Lady Problems NYC 2016

App developer
  • A mobile app to promote self-care, body positivity, and female empowerment, by enabling women to take control of their health (and to enjoy doing it).

Telememe

2016

"Most uncommon hack" @ uncommon hacks

App developer
  • A meme generating/validating app for Android that controls a vaping Teletubby doll powered by Arduino, batteries sold seperately - "Because we can't be serious all the time."