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Working for Fitchek

I am the technical lead at Fitchek, building our platform to help fitness trainers and studios to better connect with their clients.

I am a passionate and motivated software engineer working in Ottawa, Canada. I have thirteen years of web application development experience and have published over a dozen mobile applications. I have natural leadership skills and can work in both a group and solo environment.

Programming Languages

  • PHP,
  • Javascript,
  • Objective-C (iOS),
  • Java,
  • R,
  • Python

Markup and Presentation Formats

  • HTML,
  • CSS,
  • JSON,
  • XML,
  • LaTeX

PHP Frameworks

  • Zend Framework 1 & 2,
  • Phalcon PHP,
  • CakePHP,
  • WordPress

Frontend Frameworks

  • JQuery,
  • Bootstrap,
  • AngularJs,
  • Highcharts,
  • Mustache.js

Web Stack Technologies

  • Linux (Debian, Ubuntu, Gentoo),
  • Apache,
  • MySQL,
  • Node.js,
  • Nginx,
  • Memcache,
  • Gearman

Other Technology

  • Git,
  • XCode,
  • PHPUnit,
  • Vim,
  • Unix shell

Notable Employment Positions

Backend Developer at VectorFace (March 2014 - July 2015)

I work with VectorFace's online casino software performing various backend tasks such as feature development, bug fixes, and code maintenance. In particular, my background in mathematics allows me to employ statistically sound methods for verification of the games of chance leading to more efficient and accurate estimation of game payouts.

Team Lead & Lead Mobile Developer at MediaMiser Ltd. (2011-2013)

I was hired in the position of Lead Mobile Developer and lead the company's efforts in building their iOS applications. I was eventually given a Team Lead position and led a team of developers in building the web frontend to MediaMiser's next generation SAS solution, MediaMiser SNAP.

Director of Technical Development at Capital Yoga Publishing Corp. (2010)

I was employee #1 at a new startup providing a solution for yoga teachers to publish apps on iOS. I built a web application that made it easy for non-technical users to upload, organize, and convert their audio, video, photos and scripts into flexible apps for both phone and tablet form factors.


Bachelors of Mathematics Honours from Carleton University

I graduated with high honours in 2009 and was on the Dean's Honour List in 2008 and 2009. My program focused on computer science and statistics.

Final year honours project (PDF)

Contact Me

Daniel Bruce
E: [email protected]
P: (613) 255-7042
I am located in the (beautiful) Ottawa/Gatineau region of Canada.