Ofek Lev

Software Engineer

I am a Software Engineer forever learning new technologies. Designing easy-to-use APIs or interfaces around complex systems is one of my greatest passions.

Location
United States
Email
Phone
(213) 290-6335
Website
https://ofek.dev
GitHub
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Twitter
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LinkedIn
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Experience

present

Software Engineer at Datadog

Datadog is the leading monitoring solution for visualizing and alerting on metric, log, APM, etc. data from hundreds of OOTB integrations.

Highlights

  • Created integrations for many technologies such as Envoy, Hyper-V, CockroachDB, Vault, ClickHouse, and TLS itself
  • Implemented a circuit breaker and exponential backoff in the Agent, making our backend more resilient to failures
  • Architected the E2E tooling for Agent Integrations, allowing anyone to spin up a production environment with a single command
  • Ensured the CI infrastructure ran smoothly and was optimized for 2 large, active monorepos
  • Introduced memory profiling facilities that made it easier to discover the source of memory leaks

Full Stack Developer at Freelance

Highlights

  • Created and maintained APIs (usually via Python + Flask) for many clients, hosted primarily on GCP
  • Created many test suites for verifying web page behavior using Selenium + PhantomJS

Student Researcher, Intern at Computing Research Association

Highlights

  • Built machine learning models to detect a rare birth defect of the heart in newborn patients
  • Created visualizations to better detect Patent Ductus Arteriosus based on feedback from physicians at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Volunteer

Tutor at National Honor Society

Highlights

  • Tutored students in mathematics (Geometry through Calculus), leading to at least a 20% grade improvement in all my students

Maryland Ambassador at Muscular Dystrophy Association

Highlights

  • Invited to be a guest speaker at numerous fundraising events
  • Met with multiple politicians at the state capitol to help explain the ramifications of not enacting certain policies

Education

Bachelor in Computer Science and Psychology from University of Maryland Baltimore County with GPA of 3.8

Courses

    Awards

    County Chess Champion from Harford County Public School System

    Won 1st place all 3 years I attended the annual tournament

    Publications

    in-toto: Providing farm-to-table guarantees for bits and bytes by USENIX

    Acknowledged by name as a key contributor in the first production-ready implementation of this new security apparatus

    Multivariate time series analysis of physiological and clinical data to predict patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) in neo-natal patients by Computing Research Association

    Languages

    English
    Fluency: Native or bilingual proficiency
    French
    Fluency: Limited working proficiency

    Skills

    Backend
    Level: Master
    Keywords:
    • Python
    • Go
    • Rust
    • Docker
    • Kubernetes
    • GCP
    • AWS
    • Azure
    • GraphQL
    • REST
    • Serverless
    • Performance Profiling
    Frontend
    Level: Beginner
    Keywords:
    • HTML
    • CSS
    • JavaScript
    • Selenium
    Systems
    Level: Intermediate
    Keywords:
    • C
    • C++
    • Assembly
    Data Analysis
    Level: Intermediate
    Keywords:
    • Jupyter
    • NumPy
    • Pandas
    • Matplotlib
    • Seaborn
    Design
    Level: Beginner
    Keywords:
    • Krita
    • Blender
    • Autodesk 3ds Max
    A/V
    Level: Intermediate
    Keywords:
    • OpenCV
    • FFmpeg
    • x264
    • x265
    • VapourSynth
    • StaxRip

    Interests

    Chess
    Keywords:
    • Analysis
    • Competitive
    Home Automation
    Keywords:
    • Home Assistant
    • Raspberry Pi
    • IFTTT
    Cryptography
    Keywords:
    • Cryptocurrency
    • Blockchain

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