KELVIN FICHTER

kelvin@case.edu | kelv.in | github.com/kfichter | linkedin.com/in/kelv-in | +1 347.366.1509 (US)

SUMMARY

Full-time blockchain developer experienced with JavaScript, Solidity, Python, and Java. Blockchain, crypto, and python scripting enthusiast.

EDUCATION

Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

2015 - 2019

Computer Science, GPA: 3.8/4.0

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

2011 - 2015

GPA: 3.9/4.0

EXPERIENCE

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 and 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.

PROJECTS

EL Tags

2016.

Winning Hack @ MD5 Hacks 2016

Hardware/Software Engineer
EL Tags is 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
Be is 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.
(Hint: Click the USB icon to view the site without an e-Resident ID)

StreetCred

2016 -

Second place @ POST /bank hackathon koeln 2016

Ðapp developer
StreetCred is an app that addresses pressing social issues with blockchain technology. StreetCred makes small change donations easier and safer with Ethereum and non-profit networks. The service utilizes scannable paper Ethereum wallets with credits that can be redeemed at partnering merchants.

OpenATC

2016 -

Project lead
OpenATC is an open source response to the increasingly automated sneaker and clothing. 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
Rosy is 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
Meme generating/validating app for Android controlling a vaping Teletubby doll powered by Arduino, batteries sold seperately - "Because we can't be serious all the time."