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Alex Thompson

I’m a programmer looking for a full time opportunity as a Software Engineer. I'm passionate about data security and privacy. I hold a master’s degree in computer science from the University of San Francisco.


Besides finishing up my degree, I’m working on an iOS app, which is still in the very early stages. You can see some of the places I’ve worked in the past below.


Security Engineer Intern

Zenefits


Created internal privacy automation tool for reporting and tracking customer related privacy breaches


Created new backend APIs to pull together data from different internal resources.


Wrote the frontend interface for this tool, which used Ember JS framework.


Worked with incident response team to install endpoint protection platform on deployed hosts.


Added user security notification to application, email and inbox notification.


Rewrote application logging framework to add enhanced security features.


Improved Django middleware that verified user authentication for API requests.



Data Intelligence Engineer

Radius Intelligence


Wrote Python scripts to automate encryption and FTP deliveries of customer data files.


Building data deliveries for customers from Elastic Search Index and Postgres databases.


Data exploration and manipulation with Databricks and Apache Spark framework.


Wrote automation code in Pyspark to query S3 database.


Contributed to package that gathered data from different internal data sources.