# Résumé

Work Experience

Software Engineer - Google Cloud
June 2018 - Present

Working on the Mobile-Testing-as-a-Service (MTaaS) team on the infrastructure powering Firebase Test Labs and internal mobile testing.

Head of Engineering for Investor Services - Carta
May 2017 - June 2018

Carta is an SEC-registered Transfer Agent for private companies. Their mission is to consolidate private company ownership onto one common electronic registry, and bring a wealth of financial services—previously reserved for public companies—to all privately held companies.

  • Managing a team that grew from 3 to 19 engineers.
  • Migrating a monolithic infrastructure into microservices.

Software Engineer - Carta
July 2015 - May 2017

  • Backend Development: Python, Django, PostgreSQL, Stripe, Amazon AWS
  • Frontend Development: React, KnockoutJS, jQuery, HTML, CSS

Founder of Ookra and Listur (projects that didn't take off)
January 2013 - July 2015

Ookra let photographers keep track of customer information through an app, and upload their photos, then contact the customers and let them buy their photographs.

Listur was a self-serve site to write and disseminate “top 10” type lists on the internet.

  • Backend Development: Python, Django, Perl, Stripe, Pwinty, Heroku, Amazon AWS: RDS, SES, EC2, S3
  • Frontend Development: jQuery, HTML, CSS
  • Mobile App Development: Android and iOS using PhoneGap, Ionic Framework, AngularJS
  • Design
  • Writing

Teaching Assistant - University of Waterloo, Computer Science
September 2011 - May 2013

  • Marking
  • Office Hours

Co-op Work Term - Statistics Canada
May 2009 - August 2009

  • Research and analysis relating to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) database programming
  • Completion of a co-op term report


University of Waterloo
September 2011 - August 2013

  • MMath (Master of Mathematics): Computer Science (Quantum Information)

University of Ottawa
September 2007 - April 2011

  • BSc (Bachelor of Science): Honours with Specialization in Computer Science; Minor in Physics

Non-Refereed Contributions

  • Alexandre Laplante, (2013) Master's Thesis: "⊕MIP*[2,1] ⊆ PSPACE"
  • Alexandre Laplante, (2011) Undergraduate Honours project: "Minimum Hint Sudokus"
  • Alexandre Laplante, (2009) Independant work: "Computational Verification of the Erdős-Straus Conjecture"

Computer Languages and Software

Python, Django, Javascript, ReactJS, KnockoutJS, jQuery, Java, Perl, Cordova/PhoneGap, Android, SageMath, Scheme, Prolog, VB.NET, Processing, LaTeX, Coq, Linux, Heroku, Amazon AWS: RDS, SES, EC2, S3