Isaac Cook Github: icook


To pursue a fulltime position with excellent work/life balance.


SimpleCrypto Mining Pool 2014 to 2015

Created a cryptocurrency mining pool from scratch, including an asynchronous mining server, web frontend, and accounting system in Python. Automatically exchanged and paid a dozen currencies. Offered services with high uptime requirements.

Simpload 2003 to 2010

Developed and operated a file hosting service in PHP. Peaks traffic loads of millions of requests a day.


Languages Technologies Software
Python ●●●●● Linux ●●●●○ Flask ●●●●●
HTML/CSS ●●●●● Git ●●●●○ SQLAlchemy ●●●●○
PHP ●●●●○ SQL ●●●●○ VIM ●●●●○
Java ●●●○○ BASH ●●●●○ Eclipse ●●●○○
C/C++ ●●●○○ Bitcoin/Blockchain ●●●●○ Bootstrap ●●●○○
JavaScript ●●●○○ SVN ●●○○○ Photoshop ●●●○○


University of Kansas – Lawrence, KS 2011 to 2015

Graduated with a 3.2 GPA in Computer Science

Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science (KAMS) Program – Hays, KS 2009 to 2011

Attended Fort Hays State University for my final two years of high school and earned dual credit

Work Experience

Freelance Software Development 2016 - 2017

leveraged niche skills doing freelance work with cryptocurrency and small webservice development

Hackstar at Techstars 2015

helped startups with varied technical challenges such as cross platform mobile app development and backend web services

SDET on Microsoft Visual Studio Team Summer 2013

worked with Visual Studio and C# to build automated testing tools

Internet Technology Intern at Propylon 2012 - 2014

maintained production Python codebases and skunkworks

Software Development Intern at Assurant Employee Benefits 2011 - 2012

created an online web interface for insurance purchasing with GWT and Java

Student iOS Developer 2010 to 2011


First Place at University of Kansas Cyber Defense Competition 2014

First Place at Kansas State University Programming Competition 2008