Pooya Esfandiar

Software Development Engineer

Work Experience

SAP Vancouver, BC, Canada

Senior Developer

Present

Phonjour Vancouver, BC, Canada

Founder

Amazon.com Vancouver, BC, Canada

Software Development Engineer

Ayogo Games Inc. Vancouver, BC, Canada

Software Developer and Data Analyst

Simba Technologies Inc. Vancouver, BC, Canada

Computer Scientist

Auphan Software Corp. Vancouver, BC, Canada

Software Developer

University of British Columbia Vancouver, BC, Canada

Research Assistant

Farabi Public Hospital Tehran, Iran

Summer Intern

Sharif University of Technology Tehran, Iran

Programmer

Sharif University of Technology Tehran, Iran

Member of Student Council

Education

University of British Columbia Vancouver, BC, Canada

M.Sc. in Computer Science

GPA: 87%.

Coursework: Artificial Intelligence, Algorithms for Bioinformatics, Machine Learning (AUD), Fundamentals of Algorithm Design and Analysis, Empirical Algorithmics, Multiagent Systems, Numerical Computation (AUD), Social Networks.

Worked at "Data Management and Mining Lab" under supervision of Prof. Laks Lakshmanan. The thesis title is "Efficient Approximation of Social Relatedness Over Large Social Networks and Application to Query-Enabled Recommender Systems".

Sharif University of Technology Tehran, Iran

B.Sc. in Computer Engineering (specialized in software)

GPA: 17.1/20.

Some coursework: Data Structures and Algorithms, Design of Algorithms, Theory of Machines and Languages, Artificial Intelligence, Compiler Design, Operating Systems, Computer Networks, Numerical Computation, Programming Languages, Database Design, Expert Systems, Computer Simulation, Computer Graphics, Linear Algebra.

Honours thesis under supervision of Prof. Mohammad Ghodsi, entitled "Online Auctions Analysis Using Evolutionary Simulation".

Technical Skills

Software Engineering
Java
Node.js
C/C++
PHP
SQL
Python
Ruby on Rails
C#
Perl
Shell scripting
Web/Mobile Development
Android
JavaScript
HTML5
CSS3
jQuery
backbone.js
knockout.js
d3.js
socket.io
Phonegap
Web Analytics / Data Analysis
Matlab / Octave
R language
Pentaho
MongoDB
Piwik
Google Analytics
Others
LaTeX
Git
Perforce
GNU Make
ANT

Publication

Honors & Awards