Inspiration and standards

The Python eco-system is inspiring me to explore various skill sets and I am happy to see that Python is still growing. My three passions are software engineering, security and data science. I think the combination of these three passions are the way of the future.

Machine Learning Engineer and Solution Architect at de Volksbank May 2018 - present

Together with talented people I am setting up an AI team at the Volksbank. I can apply myself fully in this data driven project as a senior engineer, solution architect and project manager.

techniques

  • PySpark
  • Docker
  • Git
  • Pandas
  • Scikit-learn
  • Functional testing
  • Model lifecycle
  • Hive
  • Oozie
  • Hadoop

Data science and Machine Learning Engineering courses at Rabobank Nederland Apr 2018 - present

Trainer and inspirator at the Rabobank. I am training the new generation of Python data and risk modelers at the Rabobank.

techniques

  • Docker
  • Jupyter
  • Markdown
  • Scikit-learn
  • Statsmodels
  • Pandas
  • Numpy/Scipy/Matplotlib
  • Git
  • Model lifecycle
  • Model documentation
  • Refactoring
  • Testing

Deep Learning workshop at TeqNation and meetups Mar 2018 - Jun 2018

Main engineer of a deep learning workshop with reinforcement learning based on Tensorflow. Positive feedback from visitors at TeqNation 2018

techniques

  • Docker
  • Flask
  • Go
  • Arduino
  • Tensorflow
  • Javascript
  • Jupyter

Security aware development for an international retailer Jul 2017 - Feb 2018

I jumped into an ongoing project close to release, which had a bad security posture. I took the initiative and practiced ethical hacker skills in combination with application monitoring to pinpoint security issues and solved them with secure development practices.

techniques

  • Python
  • Django
  • Django-CMS
  • Sentry
  • NewRelic
  • Git/Gitlab
  • JIRA
  • OWASP
  • Postgres
  • REACT
  • Redux
  • Javascript ES6
  • Ethical Hacking

Secure Python backend development, solution architecture and data analytics at Gall & Gall (Ahold Delhaize) Apr 2016 - May 2017

https://gall.nl

Enterprise Django applications within a new architecture of secure services including a recommender service. I developed a service oriented architecture with my team. I designed and implemented security critical REST APIs with various authentication and authorization mechanisms. I created a personal wine recommender engine together with a wine tasting expert.

techniques

  • Python
  • Django
  • Django-rest-framework
  • OAuth2
  • Security aware design
  • REST services
  • Pandas/Numpy/Scipy
  • Reporting and presentation
  • Business analysis
  • Postgres SQL
  • Git
  • virtualenv
  • Docker
  • JIRA/Confluence
  • Sketch

Secure development at Pine Digital Security - Computest Sep 2015 - Apr 2016

https://www.computest.nl/security/

Development of security and privacy applications. I worked on a network meta-data analysis engine and a secure email application. I interacted with ethical hackers through code audits and conference visits.

techniques

  • Python
  • Django
  • D3.js
  • Nose
  • Javascript
  • REACT/Flux
  • CSS
  • Linux
  • Phabricator
  • JIRA
  • RedMine
  • Git
  • Debian

Full-stack development of Developers.nl website May 2015 - Sep 2015

One page AngularJS app based on a Wagtail Django CMS

techniques

  • Python/Django
  • AngularJS
  • NPM
  • Wagtail
  • Vagrant
  • Ansible
  • CSS

Personal website with information about my professional activities Apr 2015 - May 2015

https://www.luukvandervelden.nl

Basic content management based on hierachical ORM. Responsive layout based on bootstrap and django templating engine

techniques

  • Django
  • Bootstrap
  • Python/virtualenv
  • Git
  • Fabric
  • Linux/Apache

Rebuild a website, making it responsive Feb 2015 - Mar 2015

https://hologram.earth

Made the website responsive with skeleton.css (mobile-friendly) and added a processing based canvas animation

techniques

  • D3.js
  • Grunt
  • NPM
  • Django
  • Skeleton.css
  • Python/virtualenv
  • Git
  • Fabric
  • Linux/Apache

Music video based on multi-track studio footage Jan 2015 - Mar 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pCu-eTilq2s

Directed and edited a music video recorded at E-sound studios Weesp. Additionally, created content for and ran a promotional campaign via social media

techniques

  • After Effects
  • Social Media
  • GIMP
  • Inkscape
  • Git

Promotional mobile-first web application Aug 2014 - Oct 2014

Responsive mobile-first web application inspired by Tinder. Users vote through the client-side app and a grand total is kept on the server via a REST api

techniques

  • AngularJS
  • Karma
  • Flask/Flask-restful
  • Fabric
  • Git
  • Python/virtualenv

Website for a composer of modern classical music Jun 2014 - Jul 2014

http://www.hcdetlefsen.com

Desktop web application build around a minimal database consisting of the compositions and their meta-data

techniques

  • Flask
  • SQLAlchemy
  • Python/virtualenv
  • HTML5
  • Git

Animations for a music video Nov 2013 - Feb 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1fpMTG-ixss

Created realtime animations for a music video, which were screen captured for further processing

techniques

  • VVVV
  • After Effects
  • Git

Main website for a metal band Aug 2013 - Jan 2014

https://hologram.earth

Web application consisting of an interactive interface and a webshop (older iteration), in addition to the main site of the band

techniques

  • Django
  • JQuery/Javascript
  • Satchmo
  • CSS3
  • HTML5
  • Fabric
  • Inkscape/GIMP
  • Git
  • Python/virtualenv
  • Linux/Apache

One page audio player application for music promotion Sep 2012 - Nov 2012

https://hologram.earth/demo2012

Animated audio player based on web techniques

techniques

  • HTML5
  • Javascript
  • CSS3
  • Buzz.js
  • jsAnim
  • Inkscape/GIMP
  • Git

Progression

At the moment I am generating synergy between Python engineering, data science and solution architecture to create data analytical services.