Hi, my name is

Keyann Al-Kheder

I solve problems with code.

Iโ€™m a Software Engineer. I'm the person you can count on when you want easy solutions to difficult problems. I'm passionate about tech, and I'm driven to engineer solutions that have an impact in the world. Let's get stuff done. ๐Ÿค“

01. About me

I have been programming for over 4 years. I'm good at turning ideas into user-friendly software that's easy and cost-effective to scale and maintain. I'm experienced with full-stack development, API design, the software development life cycle, software design patterns, cloud & technical architecture, web scraping, data analysis, blockchain, testing, and more. I also have strong communication skills with both technical and non-technical people.

Keyann Al-Kheder

02. Some Things Iโ€™ve Built

Scial

Scial

Scial app is a market research platform that provides objective and reliable insights for investors through A.I. powered sentiment analysis on live social media data. This project exposed me to pretty much every problem a developer faces, when taking a product from idea to live production.

Chrome Extension

Chrome Extension

Intelligence tool for Amazon marketplace that scrapes and analyzes search result pages, to provide competitive analysis for e-commerce sellers, such as keyword reccomendations.

C-Cash

C-Cash

A simple proof-of-work cryptocurrency that was developed as part of my data structures & algorithms class. The cryptocurrency is implemented in C, using a doubly linked-list for the blockchain, and Sha-1 algorithm for hashing records. This project taught me a lot about data structures & algorithms, like blockchain and hashing, as well as software design patterns.

WeeklyEdible

WeeklyEdible

WeeklyEdible is an online media & newsletter project focused on finance and technology, targeted towards young investors. It's a simple flask app that handles email subscription forms. It leverages Mailchimp's API to store emails, eliminating database cost. I've written over 150 research and educational articles on different technologies, trends, and startups.

03. Places I've Worked

Esparkify

Esparkify

Date: Sept 2021 - Present
Role: Software Engineer

Esparkify is my first experience at a startup. In this role, I improved my development skills tremendously. My involvement had direct contributions to all all aspects of the code base. I went from an intern working on one bug to launching the main platform, publishing a chrome extension, designing and implementing scalable cloud architecture, integrating a new API, and writing technical documentation for the team.

Kimbo Design

Kimbo Design

Date: Sept 2020 - Nov 2020
Role: Full-Stack Developer Intern

At Kimbo Design, I had the opportunity to make websites for businesses and public-sector, that would be used by thousands of users every day. During my time here, I had a lot of practice writing code to build and maintain custom websites for businesses. I learned good practices for making secure, responsive, and lightweight websites.

Cisco

Cisco

Date: May 2018 - Aug 2018, May 2019 - Aug 2019
Role: Systems Engineer Intern

During my role at Cisco, I was exposed to a wide range of technologies, products, skills, and people. From refactoring code for a WLAN controller that would be presented to Microsoft, to developing a full-stack internal web-app for employees, hacking servers for testing, visiting Silicon Valley, networking with executives, and selling cybersecurity licenses to public sector clients - I got to learn it all.

04. A Few Technologies I've Used

PythonJavaScriptReactNode.jsGoJavaCMySQLPostgreSQLHTMLAWSHerokuDockerGitGitHub