Hun Jae Lee / 이헌재

Full-stack web developer who thrives in an agile environment in a rapidly-growing startup atmosphere.

Specializes in Python/Django backend development as well as UI/UX frontend development using various front-end technologies. Familiar with SEO techniques and growth hacking. Experienced in deploying and monitoring using Docker, Kubernetes, and Github Actions.


  • Languages: Python, Ruby, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, Sass (SCSS), Swift, Java
  • Frameworks: Django, Django REST Framework, Flask, Rails, Jekyll, JQuery/Bootstrap,, Angular2
  • Authentication: Django-allauth, Devise/Warden, SAML, OAuth, Auth0
  • Networking: python-requests, Selenium, BeautifulSoup, aiohttp, lxml, wireshark, nginx
  • Database: MySQL/MariaDB, ElasticSearch, PostgreSQL, SQLite
  • Version Control: Git, GitHub, SVN
  • Automation: Docker, Docker-compose, Ansible, Jenkins, RabbitMQ, Github Actions
  • Cloud Services: Google Cloud Platform, Heroku, Amazon Web Services, DigitalOcean, NewRelic

Work Experience

Software Engineer @ Avant, Inc (Chicago, IL - Remote) / Nov 2021 - Current

(Just started; currently onboarding, etc)

Software Engineer @ Second Generation (Cleveland, OH) / Dec 2017 - Oct 2021
  • Prototyped core functionalities in MVP phase to prove the product’s take on drug recall supply chain
  • Evaluated & revamped UI/UX mockups to ensure the dev team can meet the delivery deadline
  • Implemented backend API using Django REST Framework & frontend components in Angular2
  • Created dynamic config-driven Python web scraper to load, parse, and transform client data
  • Prototyped Django URL shortener/redirector to improve SEO exposure & collect/provide web traffic analytics
  • Composed cron job scripts in Python for Jenkins to import client data; send progress report emails;
  • import XML feed, normalize, and insert data into ElasticSearch
  • Designed & developed user profile API and its UI/UX, attracting ~13k user signups
  • Introduced TDD principles for Billing API using Django REST Framework for interacting with Stripe API
  • Deployed to & monitored staging/production environments on Google Cloud Platform using Kubernetes
  • Created email alert/newsletter system & templates using Mailchimp/Postmark API, reaching ~20k users
Software Developer Intern @ (Cleveland, OH) / May - Jul 2017
  • Automated creation and standardized configuration for deployment process using Ansible and Docker
  • Validated SAML integration with Ruby on Rails backend to Devise/Warden authentication framework
  • Re-designed internal staff dashboard using data visualization with Chart.js
Mentor & Dev Lead, Volunteer @ Hackathon Mentors
  • Volunteer at hackathons to help attendees form teams, brainstorm, ideate, and troubleshoot during the event
  • (Currently) creating a Django website that scrapes & displays upcoming hackathon events and Q&A forum space to encourage hackathon attendees/organizers/mentors to stay connected